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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By magpie
Thanks you Conrad, I'm not doubting they are OK...

Thanks you Conrad, I'm not doubting they are OK just more interested in exactly when and perhaps by who used them if anyone knows, they are fine and nicely struck the left one is light in weight...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By magpie
2 Argyll and Sutherland's

I know there can be many variations of a standard badge but would anyone know if these two are just that or something else, first has a smaller circlet and font with overlapping leaf at the bottom,...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By magpie
The artworks i remember was legs akimbo &...

The artworks i remember was legs akimbo & spurting cock and balls with marker pen, I suppose you two must use the same public loo as Banksy 😬
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By magpie
They should be nicknamed the twitchers ;)

They should be nicknamed the twitchers ;)
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By magpie
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 24-11-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By magpie
The badge would seem to be from the same die as...

The badge would seem to be from the same die as the chromed E/W lugged badge in the link I provided.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-11-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By magpie
That's the only place I've personally seen them...

That's the only place I've personally seen them in use while in town, pretty sure there was one on a female hat in the HQ canteen cabinets when the great war society,
Also found this...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-11-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By magpie
The QVC styled badge is worn in the women's hats...

The QVC styled badge is worn in the women's hats unless it's changed in the last 2 years.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 23-11-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By magpie
I think they still use this badge but voided.

I think they still use this badge but voided.
Forum: General Topics. 22-11-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
PoW
Views: 275
Posted By magpie
I worked with one person who's father-in-law met...

I worked with one person who's father-in-law met his wife while working on a farm here, after the war on his job application it asked for previous employer details so he put Adolph Hitler as he...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By magpie
I'd say the details have been polished down as...

I'd say the details have been polished down as some remaining can still be seen.
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By magpie
I don't think the epns has got anything to do...

I don't think the epns has got anything to do with the badge. As said it's been modified/played around with.
Forum: General Topics. 17-11-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By magpie
Someone has closed the back of the badge with the...

Someone has closed the back of the badge with the base of an old epns teapot/plate or something similar, the right hand lug is reasonably new as I had some a few years back.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By magpie
Found this.

Found this.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-11-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By magpie
I suppose to some it's a CAPITAL OFFENCE ;)

I suppose to some it's a CAPITAL OFFENCE ;)
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-11-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By magpie
Mike, I was trying to guage the height of the...

Mike, I was trying to guage the height of the trailer with the 5 foot dia of the dish so being 8-10 feet tall, I also got it into my head would you believe a dingo of all thingsfrom the shape behind...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-11-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By magpie
From the size and shape of it behind the mens...

From the size and shape of it behind the mens shoulders of it I'd say say it a daimler scout car, the radar wagons are much taller.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-11-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By magpie
Un/fortunately which ever way you look at it most...

Un/fortunately which ever way you look at it most people couldn't tell if a badge has been repaired, refinished or played around with unless you know what you're looking at/for.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By magpie
Apart from its been in the ground, and it would...

Apart from its been in the ground, and it would have been better to have left it in its found condition rather than adding an obviously home made new slider.
Forum: The Home Front 08-11-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By magpie
I'd like to know why there seems to be so many of...

I'd like to know why there seems to be so many of these Bradford HG badges around, I met someone a few years back who had a load in a plastic takeaway food type box who then showed me another 3 full...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-11-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By magpie
Looks like it's a metal Detecting find from the...

Looks like it's a metal Detecting find from the colour and the fact the lugs and braze have come off and with a newly attached home made slider, I think this is an early issue badge but others on...
Forum: Off topic 03-11-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By magpie
Is this the same one reported on a quite a while...

Is this the same one reported on a quite a while back or the second time very recently the marines have done this.
Forum: The Home Front 03-11-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By magpie
Special service may just be the term for war...

Special service may just be the term for war service, as in this RF sportsman's battalions recruitment poster.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-10-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By magpie
It looks to be a perhaps one off home made badge.

It looks to be a perhaps one off home made badge.
Forum: General Topics. 29-10-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By magpie
Looks a die struck badge to me.

Looks a die struck badge to me.
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