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Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Mike_2817
When did a General wear a Bronze OSD Badge? I was...

When did a General wear a Bronze OSD Badge? I was lead to believe the always wore a Bullion Badge on Cap & Beret??
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Mike_2817
16th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps...

16th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps during Falklands War,
Joint RCT/RAMC unit - Deployed to South Atlantic, 4/1982 - 7/1982;
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Mike_2817
The first female army personnel to be sent to the...

The first female army personnel to be sent to the Falkland Islands were the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps sailing on the 19 June 1982 from Southampton, reaching Port Stanley in the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-02-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, Typical, that the dated pins were listed the...

Yes, Typical, that the dated pins were listed the day after I ordered my RBL & 100 anniversary pins! In fact I ordered 2. One for my collection, and one to wear.

Sods law, as I will have 1000 as...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-02-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
I agree it is confusing as the full logo includes...

I agree it is confusing as the full logo includes the words Royal British Legion below as first illustrated in my earlier post (and below)

I am informed that the Poppy Appeal order portal well be...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-02-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
As a PAO I was informed last December that the...

As a PAO I was informed last December that the 2021 Pin would be available from March 2021 but I am taken aback that they have been offered via the Poppy Shop at the cost of 3, 5 or 10 Donation...
Forum: General Topics. 19-02-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Mike_2817
Both the book & sheet are 'hook & loop' velcro...

Both the book & sheet are 'hook & loop' velcro backed NOT for gluing

The Glue is for sticking badges to brassards etc..

https://www.cadetdirect.com/velcro-patch-badge-collection-book
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 18-02-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By Mike_2817
Got one at Stockport from a fellow member a few...

Got one at Stockport from a fellow member a few years ago now, and wear it a Arms Fairs
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
Well spotted - I have also made an order.

Well spotted - I have also made an order.
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Mike_2817
The officer in the picture is wearing an ATO...

The officer in the picture is wearing an ATO flash making him a RLC Ammunition Technical Officer

The series depicts a RLC EOD Troop during Operation Herrick manned by 11 Explosive Ordnance...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-02-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Mike_2817
http://toyekenningandspencer.co.uk/about/ ...

http://toyekenningandspencer.co.uk/about/

George Kenning were founded in 1860 and acquired Spencer & Co in 1947. They were in turn acquired by Toye & Co. in 1956, adopting the current trading name...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-02-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Mike_2817
When I served at COD Bicester in the early 70's...

When I served at COD Bicester in the early 70's the WRAC girls working in HQ, Company Offices or Staff Car Drivers wore Green No2 Dress with no Lanyard but RAOC Collar Badge on left hand side.

The...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-01-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Mike_2817
This particular RLC badge dates from April 2018...

This particular RLC badge dates from April 2018 for the Corps 25th Anniversary and was issued 1 per soldier.

As a 'Beret Only' Corps for OR's each solder is in fact issued 2 berets & badges...
Forum: Other Military Topics 29-01-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,161
Posted By Mike_2817
Nice find - At a nice price I hope.. Never...

Nice find - At a nice price I hope..

Never seen a back plate before, I wonder if it is contemporary to badge?
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-01-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, Just replied to you Mike C

Yes, Just replied to you

Mike C
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-01-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
There is a new Royal British Legion Logo from...

There is a new Royal British Legion Logo from today, which will lead to a new RBL pin in the poppy shop soon
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
I have a correct sized 2007 pin in front of me...

I have a correct sized 2007 pin in front of me which matches the 2006 to 2010 right hand leaf pins on my display board. This is available to trade or offer. Also have all dates from 2011 onwards in...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-01-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
I have been a Poppy Appeal Organiser (PAO) since...

I have been a Poppy Appeal Organiser (PAO) since 2000 and have never seen a 1913/2013 Poppy Pin via the Poppy Appeal nor does it have any significance I know of.

Where your seller got this pin I...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-01-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mike_2817
All MTP Combat Shirts & Jackets now come with...

All MTP Combat Shirts & Jackets now come with Union Jack attached so no need to buy them!

I have a Standard Patton for a Union Jack Patch marked NIV dating from 1962 for use by Ace Mobile Force of...
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-01-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,512
Posted By Mike_2817
Like Mike V I will check my spares box but pre...

Like Mike V I will check my spares box but pre 2010 dated pins are scarce
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-01-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Mike_2817
Mainly because O/R's wore Battle Dress and...

Mainly because O/R's wore Battle Dress and limited use on No1 & No10 (Sergeants Mess) Dress.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-01-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I have - Picture attached (enlarged for...

Yes I have - Picture attached (enlarged for detail)

I have examples with N/S & E/W lugs but sadly not a matching pair!
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 33,859
Posted By Mike_2817
Well one can only wish.... Second item would...

Well one can only wish....

Second item would be a Blue & Green Ormskirk flash.
Forum: General Topics. 17-12-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 33,859
Posted By Mike_2817
Mine would be a 1947 (Wide Tonanti) pattern RAOC...

Mine would be a 1947 (Wide Tonanti) pattern RAOC Anodised Cap Badge with integral lugs.

At least 2 have surfaced in recent years.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-12-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Mike_2817
RAOC Officers wore a Gilt Collar Badge on the...

RAOC Officers wore a Gilt Collar Badge on the beret till circa 1960 when the Bullion Badge was introduced and that includes RAOC Airborne Officers
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