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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By mike_vee
Connected to Task Force ODIN ? ...

Connected to Task Force ODIN ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Task_Force_ODIN

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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By mike_vee
London Gazette 25TH SEPTEMBER 1964 : .

London Gazette 25TH SEPTEMBER 1964 :



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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By mike_vee
From London Gazette : Name also...

From London Gazette :



Name also appears 11TH JANUARY 1977 (The undermentioned Capts. to be Majs., 31st Dec. 1976) and

I7TH JULY 1984 ( Majs. to be Lt.-Col 30th June 1984)

It also looks...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By mike_vee
I saw that but wasn't sure as name is spelled...

I saw that but wasn't sure as name is spelled CULLY .

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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By mike_vee
Problem seems to be with eBay UK (.co.uk) , can...

Problem seems to be with eBay UK (.co.uk) , can access global site (.com).

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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation eBay problem

eBay appears to be having problems :

Service Unavailable - DNS failure


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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mike_vee
The Silver Badge Party was an 'unofficial'...

The Silver Badge Party was an 'unofficial' organisiation that was basically a political party. They put forward candidates in some elections but the "party" was actually made up of members of various...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mike_vee
These groups remind me of "The Life of Brian" ! ...

These groups remind me of "The Life of Brian" ! :confused:



Splitters ! :D




The Silver Badge Party was linked to The National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers (NADSS) .
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By mike_vee
A two second Google search takes you to a vintage...

A two second Google search takes you to a vintage gun site :



Are dealers really that dumb/lazy/unscrupulous that they are willing to ruin their reputations for the sake of a basic check ?...
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-07-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday...

Ordered Sunday lunchtime , arrived Tuesday lunchtime.

Excellent service !

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Forum: Other Military Topics 27-07-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,718
Posted By mike_vee
Pin arrived today , larger than I expected...

Pin arrived today , larger than I expected (approx. 25mm high) , chromed/silver finish with clutch pin fitting.

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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-07-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By mike_vee
Question Another letter

This one I'm not sure about , it is on a Standard Bearer crossbelt/sling plate.(photos from an old thread)

So , does the "S" prefix inidcate 'Standard Bearer' or 'Sling' ? :confused:

Although...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By mike_vee
According to Royal Museums Greenwich : ...

According to Royal Museums Greenwich :



https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/76650.html

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Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By mike_vee
Just checked out a post I made in April and...

Just checked out a post I made in April and discovered that I "splashed out" and got next day delivery which cost me ........ 5.95 ! :D

That was the total postage for 2 x 9ltr boxes and 2 x 7...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By mike_vee
When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching...

When I bought the boxes I did a lot of searching and it all depends on what you want , the biggest difference I found was the postage.

Some sites include VAT in the initial price ....other don't...
Forum: Other Military Topics 25-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By mike_vee
I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks...

I also use the "Really Useful" 9ltr boxes (thanks Jerry) in various combinations , as a basic box , with the 15 compartment trays or the 7 compartment trays.

The 7 compartment trays are twice as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By mike_vee
I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges...

I'd forgotten what a great selection of badges you have.

Associate Member - Interesting that top scroll is part of the badge and not a seperate 'addition'.

Womans Auxiliary - Possibly similar...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By mike_vee
A couple more for interest : Associate...

A couple more for interest :

Associate Member - I assume a seperate numbering system.

Women's Section - Formed in 1918 , women received their own membership certificate with a number on it....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By mike_vee
It is likely that the lowest number badges were...

It is likely that the lowest number badges were given to the founders and members of the first branch , it is also 'probable' that the original badge numbers did match up to their membership number....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By mike_vee
Two points to note , the first subscription was...

Two points to note , the first subscription was paid in the 3rd quarter of 1921 and the number on the card is 860.

As the "Comrades" were formed in 1917 they must have issued issued thousands of...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By mike_vee
I wondered about the gap but thought surname...

I wondered about the gap but thought surname would start with capital letter ?

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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By mike_vee
Had a quick look through all the surnames...

Had a quick look through all the surnames begining with B in case he was using his middle name (so wouldn't show up under H but couldn't find anyone . :confused:
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Forum: Other Military Topics 22-07-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,718
Posted By mike_vee
New pin

This is the latest Poppy Pin available from PoppyShop for 4.99.

Don't know if this one is going to be available long term or if it is a 'trail run' to see how well they sell.

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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-07-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By mike_vee
A useful resource to check out : Brief...

A useful resource to check out :

Brief History Of The British 7th Armoured Division - "The Desert Rats" (http://www.desertrats.org.uk/history.htm)

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Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 22-07-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By mike_vee
Had a quick look on the Quaker site , works OK...

Had a quick look on the Quaker site , works OK for me.

Tried searching for all people with initial H and surname starting with B but didn't find any likely candidates.

Will do a bit more...
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