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Forum: General Topics. 30-03-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,672
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking G'day guys I collect Australian in general...

G'day guys

I collect Australian in general and Light Horse in particular.
Australian Pre Federation, that is colonial pre 1900 and Boer War.
British Cavalry in general and no one will be...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Paul can I have the next one you get, that's...

Hi Paul can I have the next one you get, that's assuming that you will get another one.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-03-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Griff Mate they are beautiful but out of...

Hi Griff

Mate they are beautiful but out of my league at the moment. Hope that you find them a good home.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hey Dean It cant all be about work, theres...

Hey Dean

It cant all be about work, theres gota be some time for badges and that new rug rat of yours

Im enjoying yet another 7 day weekend, except its at home playing with the badges. !
...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-03-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys I have head a look at the site in...

Hi Guys

I have head a look at the site in Mike Vee's post and the purple badge is for Commissioners, the green for Scouts and the red is for Rover Scouts. I have all 3 in my Indian scouts...
Forum: Indian Badges 23-03-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Wooffy Id agree with you on this, whilst...

Hi Wooffy

Id agree with you on this, whilst I don't have the metal badge illustrated I do have several cloth badges on green for scouts and red for Rover Scouts with the joint scout and guide...
Forum: Other Corps 19-03-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Rob Beautiful badges, bad luck you missed...

Hi Rob

Beautiful badges, bad luck you missed out.

Cossum lists the badges in his green covered book 2 as photo 100 on page 33, its under the 1900 - 1912 section and rated as $EXT RARE. The hat...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Bobblehat' Im a bit suss of the white...

G'day Bobblehat'

Im a bit suss of the white metal IY issue as it appears to have "footed" lugs which is an accepted sign of being a repro.

I hope that this helps.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Off topic 16-03-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking At the Upwey/Belgrave RSL this week there are 2...

At the Upwey/Belgrave RSL this week there are 2 bottles of Corona and a roll of toilet paper on the bar and a sign that says

Buy 2 Coronas and get a free roll of toilet paper.

Hows that for...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 16-03-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 223
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Sean Looking at the group and the length...

Hi Sean

Looking at the group and the length of the brass bar I would suggest that a 1939 - 45 star is missing, it would probably be unnamed and there fore easily replaced if you don't have it.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi Dennis Sorry mate I have no idea on the...

Hi Dennis

Sorry mate I have no idea on the badge except the blue Maltese Cross would suggest Qld, its used by Qld scouts on their dark green scarf but no idea about the chook.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 12-03-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi BC, Sorry for being slow on this one but...

Hi BC,

Sorry for being slow on this one but have had a couple of very busy Thursdays, I had to go to a big funeral last week, however Ive got the uniform out today and have done photos and will...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 11-03-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down For one thing the Tiptaft naming is just far...

For one thing the Tiptaft naming is just far TOOOO big and the W^D stamp on the end of the slider does not appear on the genuine items.

FAKE !!

Regards

Phil.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Iain What a fantastic collection, thanks...

Hi Iain

What a fantastic collection, thanks for sharing. Do you know how many Kiwis went to the Boer War ?

I know that anything like this from Aussie is almost impossible to obtain.

Regards...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 09-03-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking G'day Lovat Re the value of the...

G'day Lovat

Re the value of the 55/COLLINGWOOD shoulder titles, Id say that they are usually found in small heaps under / behind very old rocking horses.

If you get my drift !!

Well done BC,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-02-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Booom, Booom !! Phil.

Booom, Booom !!

Phil.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-02-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Sorry Guys Either too late or too much red,...

Sorry Guys

Either too late or too much red, or both.

Its what you get for being on your head for too long.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Paul Yes this is a WW1 issue, English...

Hi Paul

Yes this is a WW1 issue, English made, Aussie did/does not make badges with sliders. The 2 cut outs at the bottom of the badge should not be there. The Rising Sun slouch hat badge has...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Tim Id say hes a Fusilier of some sort...

Hi Tim

Id say hes a Fusilier of some sort but couldn't say which one.

Regards Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi billy, pm sent. Regards Phil.

Hi billy, pm sent.

Regards Phil.
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-02-20, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Very nice Mick, thanks for sharing this and the...

Very nice Mick, thanks for sharing this and the Armoured Corps photos.

Regards Phil.
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 14-02-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day BC The answer is yes, we have a set of...

G'day BC

The answer is yes, we have a set of bullion wings on a WW2 pilots uniform and we know whos uniform it was, at the Running Rabbits Museum at the Upwey / Belgrave RSL. I think that the...
Forum: General Topics 12-02-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Thought so, I will have to resend, I didn't open...

Thought so, I will have to resend, I didn't open an icon and therefore it didn't send. Try again later.

Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-02-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Slackrabbit, The 1st and 2nd WW rising...

G'day Slackrabbit,

The 1st and 2nd WW rising sun badges are all very much the same and hard to tell apart unless they have a makers name on the back including Tiptaft for both hat badges and the...
Forum: General Topics 11-02-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Rob You should have the photos by no. ...

Hi Rob

You should have the photos by no.

Regards

Phil.
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