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Forum: General Topics. 22-08-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,353
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks John, Always good to know this...

Thanks John,

Always good to know this things.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-08-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Rob, I'm always careful about dating...

Hi Rob,

I'm always careful about dating specific design/manufacturer badges unless you have the actual pattern card with badge on. I think though it would be safe to say though that they were...
Forum: General Topics. 21-08-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,353
Posted By hagwalther
Nice image Leigh, I was under the impression...

Nice image Leigh,

I was under the impression such badges would have only been worn on the beret - now educated!

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-08-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,518
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mike, All anodised means is oxidised. ...

Hi Mike,

All anodised means is oxidised. Not sure how zink is coloured (German WWII zink badges were usually plated with the plating repelled by the zink over time). The Staffs badge may well...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,518
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Alan, I would be surprised if they had...

Hi Alan,

I would be surprised if they had been anodised as aluminium is the medium most associated with the anodic process. However, I may be wrong. Here is a good link to anodising and the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Julian, Nice write up. Here are some...

Hi Julian,

Nice write up.

Here are some images of the modern Liverpool Scottish badge as worn by V’ Company (The Liverpool Scottish) 5th/8th King’s.

The first badge shown with LB&B mark was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-08-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Bob, My thoughts too. Regards, ...

Hi Bob,

My thoughts too.

Regards,

Chris

PS If anyone has any of the now deleted SASC 'New Metal' badges in official packaging with NSN and pattern No. even though I have a loose example...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Marc, No gone up much then. Current...

Hi Marc,

No gone up much then.

Current large size was struck off in 2012 and I believe that either the A/A badge or the small modern collar badge is now worn by officers in the cap.

So I've...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hagwalther
LB&B Sample Badges Mounted On Card

Hi Guys,

Sample cards by the London Badge and Button Company from the early 1980's.

Note that the price for the SASC was eye-watering for the time.

1. Gurkha Engineers - 30GBP
2. SASC -...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By hagwalther
Odds and Ends - Job Lot of Modern(ish) Cap Badges

Hi Guys,

Gurkha Engineers - Officers possibly 'New Metal'
Light Dragoons - Ranks in A/A by TKS in official packaging
Royal Yeomanry Ranks in 'New Metal' in original packaging - this is a dealers...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-08-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, HLI Pipers, BAOR Pipers and...

Hi Guys,

HLI Pipers, BAOR Pipers and Cheshire sold.

Open to offers on the rest before they go to eBay.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By hagwalther
Its one of Azam's alright. No genuine A/A...

Its one of Azam's alright.

No genuine A/A cap badge is cast be it made by open or closed casting.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Jean-Marie, Yes, piccy is correct. ...

Hi Jean-Marie,

Yes, piccy is correct.

Maybe they are really large collar badges - one for the left and one for the right. :)

It could be a really rare variation - should I put the price up?...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By hagwalther
Piper And Modern (ish) Badges For Sale

Hi Guys,

Surplus to my collection and research:

1. BAOR Piper - 'SOLD'
2. HLI Pipers - 'SOLD'
3. Gibraltar Service Police - pre 1990 - both marked 'WM. DOWNER (B'HAM)' - 35GBP the pair
4....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-08-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mark, This badge is quite scarce but most...

Hi Mark,

This badge is quite scarce but most collectors have the more modern piece thinking it is A/A. I have known collectors look for years for this item purchasing as many as six examples...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Rob, The left hand badge looks marked...

Hi Rob,

The left hand badge looks marked 'F&S' to bottom of rear and has modern Firmin lugs - probably the modern bronzed 'New Metal piece.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 19-07-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Tim, No idea - I picked up the badge...

Thanks Tim,

No idea - I picked up the badge a while ago and not sure where it falls into my collection. I'll contact the organisation and see what turns up.

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 17-07-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By hagwalther
British Army of the Rhine Pipe Band

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know when the Pipe Band of the BAOR was disbanded?

Did they exist right up to 1994 when the command itself was disbanded?

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By hagwalther
Tim, Excellent; thanks! This 'All...

Tim,

Excellent; thanks!

This 'All Ranks' badge replaced the officer version which was NSN 8455-99-130-3690 and also the A/A piece NSN 8455-99-135-6903. I'm wondering if the A/A pattern tags...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By hagwalther
The Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire [All Ranks]

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know the date of sealing of the modern 'New Metal' Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire [All Ranks] cap badge.

NSN: 8455-99-869-560
Pattern No: 28805

Regards,
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-07-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By hagwalther
Modern Jewish Chaplains For Sale

Chaps,

There is a modern Jewish Chaplains cap badge for sale here:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RACHD-JEWISH-OFFICER-CAP-BADGE-ARMY-UK/173950197551?hash=item28803d5f2f:g:8N8AAOSwmFtc9Bzd

It is...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-07-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Billy, Tim, The two broad arrow marks...

Hi Billy, Tim,

The two broad arrow marks (sold out of service) are commonly found on WW1 Lee Enfield (SMLE) rifles here in NZ. I was told years ago by the old guys at the rifle club that I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-07-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By hagwalther
Wanted A/A and 'New Metal' Cap Badges

Hi Guys,

Looking for the following in anodised aluminium:

1. Surrey Yeomanry [Large]
2. Inns of Court Regiment
3. Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry [Early] - First Pattern - Strap 'NOTTS SHERWOOD...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By hagwalther
Is there any further news on the issue and...

Is there any further news on the issue and availability of the badge yet?

Chris
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-06-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Alan, As far as I know, and if still...

Hi Alan,

As far as I know, and if still worn, the A/A versions of the grenade version of this badge are still current issue as per the 1960's.

Currently and again, as far as I know, there is no...
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