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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By Home Guard
Interesting re the "I": patch as I was thinking...

Interesting re the "I": patch as I was thinking it was probably WREN!!! That's why I love this forum - I learn something everyday!!!

Terry
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By Home Guard
The badge reminds me of a similar badge used by...

The badge reminds me of a similar badge used by the USAF, and not one I particularly like.

https://www.e4hats.com/air-force-logo-mixed-patches-us-air-force-with-hap.html

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Home Guard
I would like one too, but not at that Hong Kong...

I would like one too, but not at that Hong Kong price!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-11-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Home Guard
If you bought it I'd see about returning it. ...

If you bought it I'd see about returning it.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-11-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Luke for the insight re the donut jewels...

Thanks Luke for the insight re the donut jewels in he crown.

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By Home Guard
The 102 Logistics embroidered onto the khaki...

The 102 Logistics embroidered onto the khaki fabric is a valid design, but the color looks way off to me. Also, I've never seen one embroidered like that before. Just my thoughts.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-11-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By Home Guard
I appreciate the heads up because if that was a...

I appreciate the heads up because if that was a badge I was looking for I'd have been fooled. May I please ask what makes it a fake. PM if preferred.

One thing I did notice is that all of her...
Forum: General Topics. 27-11-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Home Guard
What beautiful badges!!! I can only dream!!! ...

What beautiful badges!!! I can only dream!!!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 27-11-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Home Guard
Hope you gave better luck than me Jerry! Do let...

Hope you gave better luck than me Jerry! Do let us know how you got on.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 27-11-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Home Guard
Semi-Annual Local Show

Went to our semi-annual local show today and it was a complete bust for me. I did see a nice RCAMC cap badge I wanted, but the guy was waaaaay over the moon on price. I could buy it with a set of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-11-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Mike! Terry

Thanks Mike!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Home Guard
Yep Magpie, well done! Terry

Yep Magpie, well done!

Terry
Forum: Off topic 25-11-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By Home Guard
I agree that to me is an awful design. I also...

I agree that to me is an awful design. I also agree that I would much rather see a lion or maybe a Red Dragon as the British symbol than an eagle, save those that Luke mentioned - and they were...
Forum: Army 25-11-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Home Guard
Maritzburg, That's a fairly common problem. One...

Maritzburg, That's a fairly common problem. One thing that helps though is to see someone else's collection, and then it's very easy to not get hooked - NOT!!!

For example, I saw Jerry's...
Forum: Off topic 24-11-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By Home Guard
Being a Yank, I have always thought this was the...

Being a Yank, I have always thought this was the role of the SAS? I can see I am wrong, but not sure I understand the difference?

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 24-11-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Home Guard
Mail to WWI Troops Found

I thought this was interesting, but also very sad as these were never delivered!

https://metro.co.uk/2021/11/14/stirling-postcards-to-wwi-troops-found-hidden-in-train-station-roof-15577826/
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Home Guard
My first thought was RAMC too, but knew it was...

My first thought was RAMC too, but knew it was usually a red triangle edging a white one in leather or felt. Gald to see what it is really is and figure it's probably a pretty good one to have!
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Wardog, Also of value and interest. I...

Thanks Wardog, Also of value and interest. I thought about trying to goggle it, but felt I probably wouldn't have found anything....better to try and miss, than not try at all- right!

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Home Guard
Many thanks Paul. I am now enlightened, and will...

Many thanks Paul. I am now enlightened, and will better understand what a badge is with that description of "Special Constable".

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 22-11-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 275
Posted By Home Guard
For many years I was friends with John McClure, a...

For many years I was friends with John McClure, a fighter pilot in the 56th FG stationed in the UK during WW2. On his first sortie he was shot down, and bailed out, He was near he channel so swam to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Home Guard
This brings a question I have never known the...

This brings a question I have never known the answer to, but see such badges/pins often. Exactly what is a "Special Constable"?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Home Guard
I believe I posted this in the wrong thread!...

I believe I posted this in the wrong thread! Sorry about that.

Terry
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-11-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Home Guard
The 8 wheel is a little less common than the...

The 8 wheel is a little less common than the standard 4 wheel. But, the really rare one is the 6 wheel! All are US Tank Destroyer and one of my favorite US patches. I still have my 4 and 8 wheel...
Forum: Other Militaria 21-11-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By Home Guard
Excellent, and very happy for you! I can...

Excellent, and very happy for you!

I can fully appreciate what it means to you. My father used to paint the backs of A2 leather flying jackets and I only learned about it when a fellow pilot told...
Forum: General Topics. 21-11-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By Home Guard
Always a fun topic. I consider two possibilities....

Always a fun topic. I consider two possibilities. The first was not me really seeking badges, but from having a love and fascination with the RAF. My father, a career Air Force pilot brought me back...
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