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Forum: Other Militaria 21-11-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Dan, all medals have a value, for the...

Hi Dan, all medals have a value, for the collectors it is the 'man behind the medal'. You would gain further information by looking at past sales of some of the larger auction houses, Spinks, DNW,...
Forum: General Topics. 17-11-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Tim, interesting topic, the CWGC do replace...

Hi Tim, interesting topic, the CWGC do replace headstones, one of my ancestors in France was recently re-done, not sure what the criteria is. This does look like a new stone, not sure if they...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-11-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By MarkGD
Luke, i knew a few blokes who had private...

Luke, i knew a few blokes who had private purchase silver badges, not strictly an officer's thing. Your's however looks to have a bit of age to it, so possibly an officers. Thoughts for what its...
Forum: General Topics 14-11-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By MarkGD
Rob, top left sgt stripes are 70's + Regards Mark

Rob, top left sgt stripes are 70's + Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By MarkGD
I like the 'MOTH' pin, Memorable Order of Tin...

I like the 'MOTH' pin, Memorable Order of Tin Hats, South African Ex services support organisation, very nice item - Regards Mark
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By MarkGD
Well done Chris & Colin, nicely done! Regards...

Well done Chris & Colin, nicely done! Regards Mark
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 31-10-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By MarkGD
Agree with Jerry & Mike, this would be 70s/early...

Agree with Jerry & Mike, this would be 70s/early 80's, Officers tended to have leather band, silk insert private purchase beret's but not all. Regards Mark
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By MarkGD
Destro, unfortunately can't help with the ID...

Destro, unfortunately can't help with the ID however a lovely thing, thanks for sharing - Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Tony, looks Italian, the bust appears to be...

Hi Tony, looks Italian, the bust appears to be the head of Mussolini - Regards Mark
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-10-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By MarkGD
Paul, welcome, maybe some of us could learn a...

Paul, welcome, maybe some of us could learn a thing or two from you. Best Regards - Mark
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-10-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By MarkGD
Welcome Neils, Regards Mark

Welcome Neils, Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By MarkGD
Phil/Bill, do we have an idea when it was worn...

Phil/Bill, do we have an idea when it was worn (the SLI that is) Regards Mark
Forum: Other Militaria 03-10-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Rob, With all these type of events, I'm more...

Hi Rob,
With all these type of events, I'm more inclined to believe they were done on military training estates rather than in view of the general public. Obviously there are a number of estates...
Forum: General Topics. 29-09-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By MarkGD
Photo Billy? Regards Mark

Photo Billy? Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-09-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By MarkGD
Jon, i think the ATC badge must be Dulwich, (the...

Jon, i think the ATC badge must be Dulwich, (the other badge is also shown under 'what we do'.

https://www.1475.org/about-us/history/

Regards Mark
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By MarkGD
Terry, since the CS95 uniform, the union flag has...

Terry, since the CS95 uniform, the union flag has come already attached to the uniform, so a good 25 years, the one's shown don't look right to me, but Royal has another experience. The DZ patch...
Forum: Off topic 28-09-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By MarkGD
'Mess dress' in Bournemouth, very good - Not...

'Mess dress' in Bournemouth, very good - Not connected to the business, but had a few bits done over the years. - Regards Mark
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-09-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By MarkGD
With Ian on this one, however the white/blue...

With Ian on this one,
however the white/blue is Royal Signals, the one on the right is the stable belt colours but at that time used as a DZ flash for Airborne Signals - Regards Mark
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-09-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By MarkGD
PM sent, Rgds Mark

PM sent, Rgds Mark
Forum: Headdress 10-09-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By MarkGD
Post war, alot of the GB Target Rifle teams were...

Post war, alot of the GB Target Rifle teams were ex-Military or Still serving Military, no reason why they wouldn't re-purpose their slouch hat if it was a favourite, instead of buying a new one, the...
Forum: Headdress 10-09-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By MarkGD
What you have there sir i believe, is a hat to a...

What you have there sir i believe, is a hat to a member of the Great Britain Rifle Team, i don't believe they use them today, but stand to be corrected, certainly still in use in the 1970's. Regards...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-09-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By MarkGD
For Frank, some Parachute Wings used in the last...

For Frank, some Parachute Wings used in the last 5-15 years, obviously not exhaustive, the black on green are private purchase. Best Regards - Mark
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-09-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Magu, I believe these are both recent type...

Hi Magu, I believe these are both recent type wings, bottom ones are from the last 5 years or so, the ones above in the last decade plus. Regards Mark
Forum: Off topic 05-09-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By MarkGD
Hi Alex, thanks for sharing, nice thing, as we...

Hi Alex, thanks for sharing, nice thing, as we know the French are big wine drinkers. No reason why they wouldn't have their own 'branded' table wine. French Military also have 'issued' wine at...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-09-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,071
Posted By MarkGD
Great document Belly, very good information,...

Great document Belly, very good information, thanks for sharing - Regards Mark
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