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Forum: Other Military Topics Today, 03:18 PM
Replies: 516
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Posted By mike_vee
Got this one I was after in a small joblot .:) ...

Got this one I was after in a small joblot .:)

It was designed by the Chairman of the Golcar Branch RBL , it was produced for an event they were holding to commemorate the WW1 Centenary.

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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By mike_vee
Found a badge described as : WWI 4TH INFANTRY...

Found a badge described as : WWI 4TH INFANTRY ADJUTANT OFFICER COLLAR INSIGNIA

A completely different design. :confused:
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Forum: General Topics. Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By mike_vee
Did a bit more digging in the Army Lists and...

Did a bit more digging in the Army Lists and found that in July 1936 the Gaunt advert showed the full Royal Warrant , in 1937/1938 they used the basic "By Appointment" one and changed to the "By...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By mike_vee
This is getting interesting ! :D In an...

This is getting interesting ! :D

In an earlier (2013) post you said :


The advert from "1934 Dress Regulations for The Army" shows the full "Royal Warrant" and I have a boxed Gaunt "British...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By mike_vee
What I find strange is that Gaunt would produce...

What I find strange is that Gaunt would produce and publish an advert in the 1938 Army List that isn't in the correct format . :confused:

Why , if they had a Royal Warrant at that time would they...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By mike_vee
Leaf is in the correct position for 2007 - at 2...

Leaf is in the correct position for 2007 - at 2 o'clock. ;) The badge looks genuine.

There are some 2007 pins on ebay being offered/sold for £100 + but there are a lot of fakes around and people...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By mike_vee
I had a look at the old threads and agree that...

I had a look at the old threads and agree that the "Royal Warrant" is wrong ....

.... but what I find interesting is that Gaunt used the "Established 200 Years" as early as 1901.

An advert in...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-11-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,865
Posted By mike_vee
I thought it looked like a driver badge below the...

I thought it looked like a driver badge below the artificer one. :confused:
Forum: General Topics. 30-11-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By mike_vee
I think it is possibly an "inherited" claim. ...

I think it is possibly an "inherited" claim.

From "TRADES DIRECTORY, 1914."



In 1897 Gaunt & Son purchased Thurkle's business and thereafter used the Thurkle name on swords retailed by...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-11-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By mike_vee
Also available in smaller (cuff) size. ...

Also available in smaller (cuff) size.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5056

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mike_vee
I agree , letters are in three separate 'blocks'....

I agree , letters are in three separate 'blocks'.


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Forum: General Topics. 27-11-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By mike_vee
Pony is "Corporal Cruachan IV". ...

Pony is "Corporal Cruachan IV".




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Forum: Other Military Topics 26-11-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 35,268
Posted By mike_vee
More 2022

Two of this year's TFL/London Underground pins , Buses with brooch fitting and Roundel with clutch pin. There were also three train pins but I gave them a miss this year.


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Forum: General Topics. 25-11-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By mike_vee
Found this : ...

Found this :



https://berlin-military.com/Lugs-for-Metal-Insignia


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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By mike_vee
German ! :D AIR SIGNALS "B" CLASS RADIO...

German ! :D

AIR SIGNALS "B" CLASS RADIO OPERATOR'S TRADE BADGE.

https://www.germanmilitaria.com/Luftwaffe/01Medals7.html




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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
Also found photo attributed about 20 years...

Also found photo attributed about 20 years earlier than originally suggested.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
One point from the earlier thread : ...

One point from the earlier thread :


Newspaper article from December 1866



Also connected to The Boys' Home were:
The Boys' Hospital
The Boy's Church
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By mike_vee
A thread from 2012 : Regents Park boys home...

A thread from 2012 :

Regents Park boys home cadets (https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27973)

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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-11-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know if this will help : Merchiston...

Don't know if this will help :

Merchiston Castle School – Pals and Chaps from Edinburgh (https://17thmanchesters.wordpress.com/2014/04/02/merchiston-castle-school-pals-and-chaps-from-edinburgh/)
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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-11-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,282
Posted By mike_vee
Great find !

This was advertised as :


The dating was based on an error reading the Reg.Design number .

It is actually a brass version of a "puffbox" which was sold in an E.P version which appears in a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By mike_vee
South African Horse Machine Gun Section...

South African Horse Machine Gun Section (1916-1919) :confused:

https://smallarmsreview.com/south-african-machine-gun-badges/

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Forum: Other Military Topics 23-11-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 35,268
Posted By mike_vee
Filling gaps !

Picked up a 2006 City of Nottingham Poppy Appeal pin , I now have eight of their pins but as they possibly started in 1990 I've got a lot more to find.

Also got this years Metropolitan Police pin...
Forum: General Topics 22-11-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By mike_vee
Description from IWM : From web : ...

Description from IWM :



From web :



https://www.samilitaria.com/SAM/product/1476-rhodesia-defence-unit-beret-badge-ref-co3074/
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By mike_vee
Belgian Army Engineer Cap Badge ...

Belgian Army Engineer Cap Badge
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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Scottish Poppy

Been sorting out my poppy collection and have misplaced/lost my 1918-2018 Scottish centenary one. :o

Anyone got a spare ?

Thanks !
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