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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By manchesters
Out of interest is this wing only worn by...

Out of interest is this wing only worn by aircrew?

Is it only worn by Officers, Warrant Officers and SNCO's.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By manchesters
Well said

Well said
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By manchesters
How about this famous Regiment?? The Notts...

How about this famous Regiment??

The Notts Forrest Battery, Royal Artillery.

Read the fairy story below, then look at the actual words in the 2nd photo. You have to laugh.

"This is an...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
An intriguing collaboration? Regards

An intriguing collaboration?

Regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By manchesters
Rings a bell as a BRCS shoulder badge. I will...

Rings a bell as a BRCS shoulder badge. I will check my records
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By manchesters
The 20H is a fake. Note the 3 footed loops. ...

The 20H is a fake.

Note the 3 footed loops.

regards
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-07-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By manchesters
Ian, There are two maker marked AA versions....

Ian,

There are two maker marked AA versions.

Grove Manufacturing Co. and Smith and Wright.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By manchesters
Alan, the smooth reverse and footing lugs scream...

Alan, the smooth reverse and footing lugs scream fake to me. Regards
Forum: General Topics. 16-07-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 630
Posted By manchesters
Tom, Whats your position on Infantry War...

Tom,

Whats your position on Infantry War raised Service Battalions?

They were not Territorials and therefore should they be classed as Regular too?

Whole host of 'Pals' cap badges there.
...
Forum: General Topics. 16-07-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By manchesters
Re the cloth The Crossed Vickers are...

Re the cloth

The Crossed Vickers are unofficial Prize badges worn by MGC, there is also the 2nd prize with star above.

The MG without wreath is for an Infantry Machine Gunner in a Territorial...
Forum: Headdress 16-07-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By manchesters
If you plan on using the Forum membership to...

If you plan on using the Forum membership to identify, date, or collect information to enhance the desirability of an item that you intend to sell, then please say so in your first post on the...
Forum: Headdress 16-07-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By manchesters
Now FOR SALE on this website. ...

Now FOR SALE on this website.

https://www.montgomerymilitaria.com/shop.php

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-07-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By manchesters
Pretty shabby behaviour I must say, getting us to...

Pretty shabby behaviour I must say, getting us to do all his research.:mad:

Clear breach of the Forum rules.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By manchesters
Its a Brass Band badge, often from a colliery or...

Its a Brass Band badge, often from a colliery or working mens club.

The prefix is the location.

Found with numerous combinations and often appear on here.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Genuine Mark

Genuine Mark
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-07-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 390
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-07-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 390
Posted By manchesters
I always went by what you wrote on page 13 of the...

I always went by what you wrote on page 13 of the bible and you seem to have answered your own questions on that page regarding Tanks and Infantry.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-07-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By manchesters
Here is a London Gazette entry for him in 1946. ...

Here is a London Gazette entry for him in 1946.

Its a MID for Burma
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,050
Posted By manchesters
The 1% I referred to relates to some badges...

The 1% I referred to relates to some badges produced in WW1 with big footed loops but does not include any RMA badges.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,050
Posted By manchesters
Irv, I think those boundaries have been well...

Irv,

I think those boundaries have been well and truly pushed. Lets look a what you have learned.

1. E/W loops do not denote a cap badge and N/S loops a collar badge, which is the statement...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,050
Posted By manchesters
Irv, You are flogging a dead horse. All...

Irv,

You are flogging a dead horse.

All the originals have N/S loops and all the fakes have E/W loops.

So somehow RMA fitted the badges with N/S loops without an issue.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By manchesters
I started the thread and seem to have been...

I started the thread and seem to have been mistaken, a combination of rushing, poor eyesight and mis trust of the seller. Schoolboy error.

It has been shown by others on here NOT to be a tall orb...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 215
Posted By manchesters
As its been posted to Liverpool what about...

As its been posted to Liverpool what about T/6/LIVERPOOL

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By manchesters
I thought it was a nice striking, a newer batch...

I thought it was a nice striking, a newer batch perhaps but in hindsight possibly not a tall orb cut down so I have deleted my post.


MODS - Please delete thread as its irrelevant now.

My...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-07-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 392
Posted By manchesters
Irv, For me the E/W are all fakes. The...

Irv,

For me the E/W are all fakes.

The N/S are all good.

Just my opinion, let others with more knowledge confirm or deny.

regards
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