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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Today, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By altcar73
If the badge is solid and not voided, its a...

If the badge is solid and not voided, its a repro. Send it back. Total crap.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By altcar73
It can be whatever you want it to be. Not...

It can be whatever you want it to be. Not specifically "tramways" but rather a general cap/collar badge worn by Blackpool Corporation uniformed staff.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-07-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By altcar73
Correct. Trinidad & Tobago Police helmet plate...

Correct. Trinidad & Tobago Police helmet plate with replaced fitting. The lugs have been removed for some reason.

Dave.
Forum: General Topics. 16-07-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By altcar73
Worn by Keepers at Dublin's Phoenix Park. ...

Worn by Keepers at Dublin's Phoenix Park.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By altcar73
Its not Natal Police. Dave.

Its not Natal Police.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By altcar73
Yes, but the one you show was worn by British...

Yes, but the one you show was worn by British expatriate senior officers who were attached to local police forces (either state or city etc). The one which requires identifying is from a specific...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By altcar73
Possibly Indian pre. 1948., but I can't ID...

Possibly Indian pre. 1948., but I can't ID positively.

Dave.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By altcar73
Looks like the Chief Constable of Liverpool! He...

Looks like the Chief Constable of Liverpool! He appears to have a signalling stick in this right hand.

Dave.
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By altcar73
Your "sales" page on "My eBay" should indicate...

Your "sales" page on "My eBay" should indicate that you have an item to post. This in turn tells you that payment has been received. In addition your email "in box" should have a message saying that...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By altcar73
The "griffins" are from the Leicester City...

The "griffins" are from the Leicester City Police, not Midland Railway.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By altcar73
St. John Ambulance. Dave.

St. John Ambulance.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By altcar73
Expect a knock (or a boot) at the front door any...

Expect a knock (or a boot) at the front door any day.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By altcar73
Don't think so Simon. There is a large "I" in the...

Don't think so Simon. There is a large "I" in the middle of the monogram.

Dave.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 24-06-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By altcar73
Finland. Dave.

Finland.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By altcar73
I think the one on the right is from the City of...

I think the one on the right is from the City of London Port Health Authority (or a similar organisation).

Dave.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-06-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By altcar73
The Trinidad & Tobago cap badge was used up until...

The Trinidad & Tobago cap badge was used up until Trinidad ceased to have HM The Queen as Head of State, whenever that was. A quick "Google" should reveal to you the date. I refer to is as a cap...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-06-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By altcar73
You certainly have what appear to be several...

You certainly have what appear to be several police badges in amongst that lot.

Dave.
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By altcar73
Whilst on the face of it this seems a good idea,...

Whilst on the face of it this seems a good idea, it could, if not dealt with carefully become something of a "difficulty" for the very kind Gent who affords us the use of this facility.

How do you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By altcar73
Looks like an unfinished item which has not...

Looks like an unfinished item which has not completed the manufacturing process. The "gash" metal surrounding the "rose" should, I would suggest, be cut away and then fittings (of some sort) added....
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-06-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By altcar73
Not police related. Dave.

Not police related.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By altcar73
Self deleted.

Self deleted.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 11-06-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By altcar73
The dates you give are more or less correct, with...

The dates you give are more or less correct, with the buttons falling into the same time frame.

Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By altcar73
You are obviously very easily amused!

You are obviously very easily amused!
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 04-06-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By altcar73
Nothing wrong with it. Made by Firmin & Sons. The...

Nothing wrong with it. Made by Firmin & Sons. The base of these badges is always white metal. This is so that when the black is applied it can be "rubbed" to show the highlights on the front.
Dave.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By altcar73
The Bradford City Police would have changed their...

The Bradford City Police would have changed their badges in line with the granting of supporters for the City Arms. That said, I can find no evidence that the police adopted an update collar badge...
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