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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-09-20, 10:40 AM
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Posted By fearnaught
Hi Didier and Mike, I thought it might be naval...

Hi Didier and Mike, I thought it might be naval but still none the wiser as to it's connection with US air force, thank you both for your help, best wishes Mike
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 15-09-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By fearnaught
Latvian badge with early US aviation bits

Hi, this badge came with some early US aviation badges and I'm curious as to what it is and if there could be some connection? Any suggestions would be welcome, thanks in advance Mike
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 04-09-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Dave, it's the Polish 2nd Corps patch but in...

Hi Dave, it's the Polish 2nd Corps patch but in metal. Usually made in Italy. The holes were to enable it to be sewn on the uniform. It should have the shield in red, usually paint and some one has...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 31-08-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Balian, I think one of these could be their...

Hi Balian, I think one of these could be their breast badge, best wishes Mike
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-08-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Balian, it's probably The Mobile Gendarmerie ...

Hi Balian, it's probably The Mobile Gendarmerie GBGM (Groupement Blindé de la Gendarmerie Nationale) They used to use the tank insignia, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-08-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
Hi John, thanks for all the information,...

Hi John, thanks for all the information, hopefully Bovington will turn up with something, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-08-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
Hi John, here are the photo's. It certainly is...

Hi John, here are the photo's. It certainly is distinctive, I have included a couple of others that I have. The one with a brown background material I believe to be of S. African manufacture. An SRAC...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-08-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Paul, sorry I forgot the Q/C plated? version,...

Hi Paul, sorry I forgot the Q/C plated? version, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-08-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Paul, some photo's, hope they help, best...

Hi Paul, some photo's, hope they help, best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-08-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Marcus, that's brilliant! I was just going to...

Hi Marcus, that's brilliant! I was just going to ask how one goes about finding a person's records. It's not something I usually need as I don't collect medals and I very rarely get the dog-tags....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-08-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Jon, thank you. The confusion was that the 2nd...

Hi Jon, thank you. The confusion was that the 2nd reg. of the 50th Indian Tank Brigade was 149th RAC which were formed from the 7th Bn. KOYLI. As he appears to have an RAC number, I can only assume...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-08-20, 09:55 AM
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Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, thank you both for the replies, it makes it a...

Hi, thank you both for the replies, it makes it a little clearer. Would son have served in any other regiments? best wishes Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Paul, 1/ Yes; 2/ No, but I'm sure some officer...

Hi Paul, 1/ Yes; 2/ No, but I'm sure some officer would have worn 1 as them;3/ No but they do appear with lugs so maybe or just converted. There is an Indian made one with lugs; 4/ Yes both British...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By fearnaught
need information on two? soldiers

Hi, I was very fortunate to pick up this little package over the weekend. It would be of great assistance if someone could give me details of the owners of the two dog-tags. Are they the same person?...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-07-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Mick, sorry I might have mislead you. No 4 is...

Hi Mick, sorry I might have mislead you. No 4 is British, I forgot to look in my sealed patterns. It is sealed 26-1-61, authority NV/82/03, last released in 1982, hope this and the above helped. Best...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-07-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Mick, assuming numbers 1-12 L-R;- 1 usually...

Hi Mick, assuming numbers 1-12 L-R;- 1 usually fake 2 post war German manufacture 3 WW2 on 4 don't know. I haven't got one poss. post war 5 WW2 on 6 WW2 on 7 WW2 on 8 WW1 local manufacture 9 poss....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, I may be wrong but he reminds me of some film...

Hi, I may be wrong but he reminds me of some film star who usually played senior NCO's and was on a TV series as well, best wishes Mike
Forum: General Topics 10-06-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Greg, it's a great feeling when you find...

Hi Greg, it's a great feeling when you find something like that sat in your own stash, take care Mike
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, just came across these badges tidying up and...

Hi, just came across these badges tidying up and thought they may be of interest. They are what the late Peter Payne thought embroidered badges for RTR should look like if they had used them,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-05-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Darrell, this is how your badge would have...

Hi Darrell, this is how your badge would have looked. This badge isn't hallmarked but it is the same in other respects. The part before the .925 on your badge should be a date letter. I can't make...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Sean, it is quite a mystery. I'm at work now...

Hi Sean, it is quite a mystery. I'm at work now so can't access my references, but I don't recall when black slides were introduced but I'm sure it was after 1953. The red flash was for the 1st but...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Darrel, not sure what you want to know. It's a...

Hi Darrel, not sure what you want to know. It's a badge made by London Badge and Button Co. made of .925 silver. Normally they are found mint or near mint, yours looks like it's done 10 rounds with a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Sean, I obtained one as well in the hope that...

Hi Sean, I obtained one as well in the hope that as it was on black it could be something armoured. I don't think it is RTR, probably foreign but maybe someone here knows. For reference I've shown it...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-05-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By fearnaught
Hi, according to Mike Jackson and Robert Le...

Hi, according to Mike Jackson and Robert Le Chantoux, in their articles on the converted RAC units, the 147th RAC used the normal Hampshire badges, the 107th RAC had w/m or plated Kings Own badges....
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 13-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By fearnaught
Hi Greg, thank you for the information and...

Hi Greg, thank you for the information and images. I don't know what to make of it. Did the Canadians make economy officers' badges? You seem to be the go to expert after looking at your album. It...
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