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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:39 AM
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Posted By GriffMJ
Yup.... dont forget Yeomanry. I have purchased...

Yup.... dont forget Yeomanry. I have purchased dug early Leics Yeo buttons found on the Leics Notts border. They are so rare that in any condition they will have a value.
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By GriffMJ
AVIATOR noun definition:- 1.One who...

AVIATOR
noun

definition:-

1.One who operates an aircraft; a pilot.
2. A flying-machine employing the principle of the aŽroplane.
3. One who directs the course of a flying-machine or who...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-11-21, 07:29 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
.... best I can do with the Cap, collar and Arm...

.... best I can do with the Cap, collar and Arm badges. So maybe NOT the NSWLcrs? The Collars are fusils by the look?
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-11-21, 07:07 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
....it looks very "New South Wales Lancers" to...

....it looks very "New South Wales Lancers" to me? The NCO Arm badge has the shape..... the braided lace & aiglets could be saying "Band".... especially with the facing colour (you can see the silver...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-11-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi Denis The Silver/gilt Firmin is a cap...

Hi Denis

The Silver/gilt Firmin is a cap eagle, long loops, and the J&Co, with missing tangs, is probably a cap eagle as well :) If you look at my albums i have a good amount of 1RD photo info...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-11-21, 02:11 PM
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Views: 76
Posted By GriffMJ
Montgomeryshire YC Guidons & WW1 Colours (found)

Hi All

A very interesting and excellent find in Welshpool. What appear to be the Royal Standard and the Squadron Guidons of the MYC and the later Colours given to the Yeomanry for WW1 memorial....
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By GriffMJ
The Historical British Ranger Regiment(s)...

The Historical British Ranger Regiment(s) examples..... there are more.

American Revolutionary War :- Queen's Rangers and King's American Regiment
...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-21, 09:36 AM
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Views: 1,189
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I agree with all..... it looks awful and it...

.... I agree with all..... it looks awful and it does NOT look British in heritage or design. The grey beret is a bit of an insult to the old Regiments IMHO.

Further :- British Heraldry has many...
Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By GriffMJ
.....not far from the truth.

.....not far from the truth.
Forum: General Topics. 22-11-21, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,007
Posted By GriffMJ
....my Grandfathers silver/gilt RAOC Cap badge in...

....my Grandfathers silver/gilt RAOC Cap badge in his old SD Cap. Cant remember what happened to both.... I was 9. Lost in time.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-11-21, 07:22 PM
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Views: 14,912
Posted By GriffMJ
.....with original loops.

.....with original loops.
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-21, 01:05 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
...the Motto is period. (a bit of a miss strike...

...the Motto is period. (a bit of a miss strike but good)

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/NoEars2.htm
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-11-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I have a hunch that the origins of that TRF...

.... I have a hunch that the origins of that TRF stem from the Great War

10th (Shropshire and Cheshire Yeomanry) Btn, King's Shropshire light Infantry
231st Bde
74th Yeo Div

* Pagri badge...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 08-11-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By GriffMJ
...update to the DHY Pin badge page :)...

...update to the DHY Pin badge page :) https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/DHYPinbadges.htm

The Hallmarks have confirmed the dates of the Brass/enamels as well.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-11-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By GriffMJ
....update :- There are traces of the original...

....update :- There are traces of the original "Bronzed" finish on the face of the motto.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtd/Metal/Bronzed800.jpg
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I use "bronzed" as the chemically applied...

.... I use "bronzed" as the chemically applied process the factory uses to colour the metal(s).

This motto started out as a factory "Bronzed"....... and at some point in its later life, after a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By GriffMJ
....this is what the normal version looks like. ...

....this is what the normal version looks like.

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtd/Metal/Scar/800Scar43.jpg
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By GriffMJ
"Bronzed" Wm SW Ltd Motto

Hi All

A very interesting ORs Smith & Wright Ltd motto. Its a white metal that's been Bronzed..... and at some later date has been painted black. The back of the Motto still has a good amount of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-10-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By GriffMJ
..... he could be a Bell Boy for one of the...

..... he could be a Bell Boy for one of the hotels.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-10-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By GriffMJ
... it has the East India Company look to it.

... it has the East India Company look to it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-10-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By GriffMJ
...the Gilt wash/enamel can be attributed to the...

...the Gilt wash/enamel can be attributed to the DHY

Brass version.
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/Denbigh/Insignia/PinBadge/PinBadge9jpg.jpg


....also. The DHY had two small silver...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-10-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By GriffMJ
... I have the brass version of the Lambourne :) ...

... I have the brass version of the Lambourne :)

https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/Denbigh/Insignia/PinBadge/PinBadge2.jpg
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By GriffMJ
.... here you go. The Sgt is wearing his badge...

.... here you go. The Sgt is wearing his badge Fusilier style for some reason (must have been one probably). But the middle chap is wearing his correctly.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By GriffMJ
.... I saw a BW photo on the forum, not so long...

.... I saw a BW photo on the forum, not so long ago, showing the 15th Londons on camp (pre WW1) with three forms of headdress in the photo.... the FFSCap being one of them.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-10-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By GriffMJ
...15th Londons Jerry. The 15th had blue facings...

...15th Londons Jerry. The 15th had blue facings in their old grey uniform.
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