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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By KOMalta
Looks unfinished, so spot on! Thank you all for...

Looks unfinished, so spot on! Thank you all for your help.

Vincent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By KOMalta
Help needed

Would some one kindly shed some light on this badge? My first thought would be Royal Navy!

Vincent
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-07-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By KOMalta
FASRON (SP) 201 Squadron USN

Thought of sharing this unusual patch that I just came across. The badge belongs to Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron 201 United States Navy which in the late fifties shared Hal-Far airfield (HMS...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 19-07-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Lovely OSD example Keith. Nice find. Vincent

Lovely OSD example Keith. Nice find.

Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-07-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By KOMalta
And just look at what the cat dragged in...

And just look at what the cat dragged in yesterday! Been after this for eons and finally it's home, in very fine condition nevertheless :D Also another Gaunt gilded grenade to go with it's twin.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-06-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By KOMalta
Nice buy! Can't wait to see the finished product....

Nice buy! Can't wait to see the finished product.

Bought from Tel's and have to agree with you, his service and items are excellent to say the least.

Vincent
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By KOMalta
Lovely pieces Terry. Well done.

Lovely pieces Terry. Well done.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-06-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By KOMalta
When you think you have it, look again!

Yesterday's finds! Not a bad day!

Initially I thought I would have some doubles OSD Royal Malta Artillery cap badges, but on closer inspection realised that the KC cap badge besides the blades...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-06-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By KOMalta
Brilliant!! Thanks Tim

Brilliant!!

Thanks Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-06-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By KOMalta
Formation sign for identification BAOR

Could someone kindly confirm what formation sign is being worn? The image is of a Royal Malta Artillery serviceman in Mulhiem Germany whilst forming part of the British 1st Corp BAOR in 1966.

I...
Forum: Headdress 07-06-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By KOMalta
Salve. E' un buon esempio di un ufficiale di...

Salve.

E' un buon esempio di un ufficiale di artiglieria della seconda guerra.
Forum: Military Buttons 01-06-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By KOMalta
I would be believe is David right. A few similar...

I would be believe is David right. A few similar examples found on this site;

https://sites.google.com/site/liverybuttonsidentified/home/female-arms---scroll

Hope this helps,
Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-05-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By KOMalta
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Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-05-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By KOMalta
Thank you Gents. Simon the collar badges you sent...

Thank you Gents. Simon the collar badges you sent are proudly displayed! Another void waiting Simon.........;) Refer to image lol
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 25-05-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By KOMalta
What a lovely idea! Well done! Vincent

What a lovely idea! Well done!

Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-05-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By KOMalta
Thank you Simon. Time and lots of patience. Been...

Thank you Simon. Time and lots of patience. Been at it for quite some time and I'm happy with the result too.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By KOMalta
Fairlie63 to your comment placed on the album,...

Fairlie63 to your comment placed on the album, believe me they are getting harder by the day to find. Even here in Malta, good examples are scarce. The items I require are mostly Officers pieces...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-05-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By KOMalta
Royal Malta Artillery Display

Finally my Royal Malta Artillery display is set and "ready". Proudly hanging on the wall. As you might have noticed some void does exist but hopeful that one day I could fill them in.
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 23-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Thank You Steve and Thank You Mike. The...

Thank You Steve and Thank You Mike.

The information provided is very much appreciated. I believe we're getting somewhere here!

So to recap, am I right to presume that Buttons had the first...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-05-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Independence was on the 21st September 1964,...

Independence was on the 21st September 1964, however the Royal Malta Artillery ceased to be part of the British Regular Army on the 1st October 1970.

So Firmin London fits perfectly within these...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-05-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
What I find questionable too is that Firmin...

What I find questionable too is that Firmin usually stamped this particular badge with "Firmin London" and not "Firmin & Sons London"??? Or am I wrong?

Guess some questions will remain unanswered!...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 19-05-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Hi Sean, Thank you. I highly appreciate the...

Hi Sean,

Thank you. I highly appreciate the images sent. I do agree that it's stamped Buttons Ltd. alas not that clear and over stamping could be the case.

Steve, I have seen that badge and I...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-05-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Bess55 could you kindly send an image of the back...

Bess55 could you kindly send an image of the back of the Buttons badge particularly the slider and it's area of attachment just as Jon did please?

Thank you,
Vincent
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-05-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By KOMalta
Very nice find Jon. Well done! Haven't come...

Very nice find Jon. Well done!

Haven't come across a Buttons Ltd. one as yet. Another to add to my Wants List!

Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 16-05-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By KOMalta
Forgot the image!!

Forgot the image!!
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