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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-21, 04:24 AM
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Views: 408
Posted By Traist
Hi Phil, the shields are South African PAG(Prince...

Hi Phil, the shields are South African PAG(Prince Alfred's Guard) worn from 1902. I think that they are still worn. With lugs on they are probably pre 1980's. They are collar badges. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 669
Posted By Traist
Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to...

Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to you. May this Christmas be filled with joy. From locked down sunny South Africa :D . Andrew
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-12-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Traist
Thank you Barry. Merry Christmas to you and all...

Thank you Barry. Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to you. Merry Christmas to all on the forum. From locked down sunny South Africa :D. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Traist
Hi Patrick, What size is it? Regards Andrew

Hi Patrick, What size is it? Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 08-11-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Traist
Arthur is spot on with all. Regards Andrew

Arthur is spot on with all. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 25-10-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Traist
Nice to finally fill that slot. Well done Brian.

Nice to finally fill that slot. Well done Brian.
Forum: General Topics 11-10-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Traist
Hi, this should shed some light on the badge for...

Hi, this should shed some light on the badge for you:
https://www.angloboerwar.com/unit-information/south-african-units/2643-vellentins

Have a great evening. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics 11-10-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Traist
Hi, it looks okay. I am not aware of this badge...

Hi, it looks okay. I am not aware of this badge being faked. Have a great day. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Traist
Unknown old flash

Hi, I recently picked up this old flash. I don't think that it's South African, but would love to identify it. Anyone know where it fits? Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Traist
The white metal grenade could be CSARV Officers...

The white metal grenade could be CSARV Officers badge. The TLI collar is extremely rare.

Regards

Andrew
Forum: Police 31-05-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Traist
Really awesome. Thank you for sharing. Regards...

Really awesome. Thank you for sharing. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 11-04-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Traist
I found an article that states that the Transvaal...

I found an article that states that the Transvaal Cadet Company system replaced the Battalions at the end of 1905. I would assume that they wore the universal Transvaal Cadets badge after this. That...
Forum: Army 11-04-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Traist
I also think so. Regards Andrew

I also think so. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 11-04-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Traist
Hi Ron, Owen has the big badge as a cap badge and...

Hi Ron, Owen has the big badge as a cap badge and the small badge as a beret badge. I need to dig into that a bit. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-04-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Traist
It's a pleasure. Have a great day. Andrew

It's a pleasure. Have a great day. Andrew
Forum: Army 10-04-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Traist
Dannhauser Cadet Corps

Hi, I just found an old photostat and was wondering if anyone knows where I could find this badge. I am guessing that it is between 25 and 30mm in diameter. Have a great evening. Andrew
Forum: Army 10-04-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Traist
Hi Ron, please see picture from my collection....

Hi Ron, please see picture from my collection. Have a great Easter. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Traist
Hi Alex, Headdress and collar badges. Regards...

Hi Alex, Headdress and collar badges. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 10-04-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Traist
Hi, The badges were worn from 1905 to possibly...

Hi, The badges were worn from 1905 to possibly 1913. The 2nd Bn was designated "Johannesburg". The Transvaal Cadets ceased to exist in 1913 when the Union Cadets were established. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-04-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Traist
Hi Mike, I believe that they were not for a...

Hi Mike, I believe that they were not for a specific unit, but worn by different units in the commonwealth. I know that the 3rd Transvaal Scottish(7 Medium Regiment) wore them in the 1950's. They...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-04-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Traist
Hi, it could be South African. Many hand cut...

Hi, it could be South African. Many hand cut badges were worn by South African troops during WW1. I have never seen one like this though, so can't say it is. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Traist
Hi Mike, I agree with Leigh. National Reserve...

Hi Mike, I agree with Leigh. National Reserve Volunteers WW2. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics 29-03-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Traist
Sam Foote

Unfortunately I bring sad news, Sam Foote, the go to guy and most knowledgeable guy in South African collecting circles passed away at 1AM this morning. His wife said that it was a peaceful passing....
Forum: Army 28-03-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Traist
SMR Cap Badge

Hi, there is an Stanger Mounted Rifles Cap badge in Curson's book published in 1954. The photograph is credited to Mr. E.J. Martin & Gale & Polden. Does anyone know what happened to this badge? Where...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By Traist
Hi, It is definitely WW1 11th South African...

Hi, It is definitely WW1 11th South African Infantry. I have similar design titles in my collection. 10, 11 and 12 SAI tended to use Roman numerals and the rest normal numbers. Regards Andrew
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