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Forum: Army Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hi Steven, Thanks for the information. If I...

Hi Steven,

Thanks for the information. If I decide to let them go I will let you now.

KS
Forum: Army 15-06-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By hkbuttonman
Cape Corps Shoulder Titles & Fittings

I found these among my fathers old military badges with a tag saying WW1 era. They are complete with a hook hanger which I guess is original. Can anyone date them for me ? They are not really of my...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-06-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hi Woofy, PM me with an offer. KS

Hi Woofy,

PM me with an offer.

KS
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-06-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By hkbuttonman
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 13-06-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By hkbuttonman
Royal Observer Corps Badge

I found this badge in a box of old badges. Is has two pins to the reverse - is it a collar badge ? Can anyone give me a date for it ?

Thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-06-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By hkbuttonman
Unknown collar badge

Hi,

Does anyone recognize this collar badge ? Military or civilian ?

Thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By hkbuttonman
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Collars and Brooch

Two Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve collar badges made by J.R. Gaunt, London, together with a plastic / perspex brooch with broken pin and no makers mark.
20 pounds...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-06-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By hkbuttonman
9ct Gold Silver Enamel Lincolnshire Regiment Brooch

For sale a beautiful early 9ct gold, silver and enamel brooch / tiepin to the Lincolnshire Regiment. In great condition. No makers mark.
Price 120 pounds.
Forum: Military Buttons 23-02-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By hkbuttonman
Army Veterinary Department QVC

Hello Toby,

Are you still looking for an image of this button.

I found one in my collection.

I have attached front and back images of this officers 25mm gilt button made by Hobson & Sons,...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-02-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hong Kong Regiment / Volunteer Corps Buttons

Hi Del,

I have sent you a private message on their value.

Karl
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-02-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hong Kong Regiment / Volunteer Corps Buttons

Also looking for the attached large size Q/C Victorian Hong Kong Regiment button.

hkbuttonman
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-02-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By hkbuttonman
The Loneliest Guy in Hong Kong

Not as lonely as you think.

I worked for the Hong Kong Government for 37 years - the Urban Services Department Health Inspectors - inspected restaurants and markets etc for cleanliness and general...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-02-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By hkbuttonman
Wanted - Hong Kong Regiment / Volunteer Corps Buttons

Hello,

I am looking for the following large size gilt, brass, or white metal buttons :-

Q/C VR Hong Kong Volunteer Corps
K/C GRI Hong Kong Volunteer Corps (2nd pattern)
Q/C ER Royal...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-02-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By hkbuttonman
New Chwang Volunteer Corps Button For Sale

A scarce 25mm brass button of the New Chwang Volunteer Corps, one of the British Volunteer units that fought in the China 1900 Campaign. The button was made by A.M & Cie of Paris.

35 pounds
...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-02-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By hkbuttonman
New Chwang Volunteer Corps (British Treaty Port)

A scarce 25mm brass button of the New Chwang Volunteer Corps, one of the British Volunteer units that fought in the China 1900 Campaign. The button was made by A.M & Cie of Paris.

If anyone is...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-02-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hi Mike, If you are interested in selling it...

Hi Mike,
If you are interested in selling it please let me know !
There is one for sale from the US on Ebay at the moment but yours appears in better condition.
Regards
Karl
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 10-02-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By hkbuttonman
Shanghai Municipal Police Badge

The badge in the postcard is the Chinese officers cap badge.
See attached photo.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 10-02-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By hkbuttonman
This was an insert in a menu for members of the...

This was an insert in a menu for members of the Shanghai Volunteer Corps who were living / visiting in Hong Kong in 1954 - they celebrated 100 years of the SVC.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-01-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hkbuttonman
Hi Hoot, I can't be 100% sure and I agree...

Hi Hoot,

I can't be 100% sure and I agree that the AC design is identical to that of the SVC ACC cap badge.

However, I have collected SVC badges for 40 years and have had badges from every...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-01-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hkbuttonman
Fake Armoured Car Company Badge ?

Grateful for the advice of the experts - this badge appeared on Ebay - made of white metal with J.R. Gaunt on the reverse. Seller claimed it was attributable to Shanghai Volunteer Corps ACC citing...
Forum: Indian Badges 14-11-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By hkbuttonman
66th Punjabis Pagri Badge ?

I just came into possession of this well made pagri badge. It is brass, well struck, 8 cm wide by 5 cm tall, and has a very stought pin on the reverse.
Am I correct in assuming that it is 66th...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 11-01-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By hkbuttonman
Tientsin Volunteer Corps Sweetheart Brooch

A rare and beautiful sweetheart brooch made from an original 24 mm gilt Tientsin Volunteer Corps officers button by Jennens & Co., with a sturdy pin mounting on the reverse.

I would like to hear...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 29-12-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By hkbuttonman
Tientsin British Municipal Police Button

This is a 24mm bronze button made by Hobson & Sons. I believe it is to the Tientsin British Municipal Police. It bears the Tientsin Coat of Arms and is quite similar in design to the button of the...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 29-12-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By hkbuttonman
New Kulangsu Municipal Police Button

A nice 24 mm white metal button for the Kulangsu Municipal Police made by J. Compton & Sons. Many thanks to the kind gentleman who obtained this button and a smaller 17 mm one for me.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 14-12-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By hkbuttonman
Kulangsu Municipal Police Badge

There was an earlier post by Khyber on the Kulangsu Municipal Police in which he posted a photo of a silver / enamel version of this rare cap badge. This is the bronze version - the actual badge...
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