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Forum: Indian Badges 19-08-19, 10:26 AM
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Posted By pinfrin
1946 Dec GRI as worn

Saw this pic of an Indian Army Cadet in a Dec 1946 Journal.
Forum: Indian Badges 29-05-19, 11:51 PM
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Posted By pinfrin
Bombay Volunteer Artillery

Not WW1
but maybe of interest.
Forum: Indian Badges 03-05-19, 10:57 AM
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Posted By pinfrin
BVA

I have several pics of 2 different BVA Helmet plates. Some sold at Bosleys March 2016 and Jul 2016

Also have a silver spoon to V Bombay Bde RFA AFI

Will post pics next week. (Don't suppose I...
Forum: Indian Badges 20-02-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By pinfrin
civ -> mil police

there was an Andamans Nicobar Military Police ( post 1924 wiki )
pic from a misc collection attd
Forum: Indian Badges 20-02-19, 07:33 PM
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Posted By pinfrin
thanks

thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-18, 04:53 AM
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Views: 375
Posted By pinfrin
a Bde

looks like to an Indep Inf Bde which later perhaps merged into 54 Inf Div

https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/india/54-div.htm

and this likely ?
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-11-18, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By pinfrin
maybe

for an IA static sub area hq / trg institution in some southern indian state ?
saw a pic or display board sale somewhere. looking,...

color background current india fmn signs seems to be
area...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By pinfrin
variants

Reasons :confused:

Bhopal State 01 Fish
9th Bhopal Infantry 01 (Cat)Fish
1st Brahmans 02 Fish (Helostoma temminckii type ?) nose to nose
United Provinces (Now Uttar Pradesh; incl. Oudh) ...
Forum: Indian Badges 06-09-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 733
Posted By pinfrin
Nabha

Attd
(a) a NAI badge pic
(b) NAI version with different text (error or ??)
(c) Pic of N. State coat of Arms with text in translation as at (b)

(b) does not appear in Richard Head's book.
Forum: Indian Badges 05-09-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 733
Posted By pinfrin
last but one ?

the crescent and quoit could be to 28 Punjab (Ashok's book)
or an attenuated version / collar to 15 Punjab ( Gaylor ) attd
both -->Pakistan

not the 15 Bn (Patiala) Punjab Regt (india) of...
Forum: Indian Badges 05-09-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By pinfrin
268 details at ...

268 details at

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/268th_Indian_Infantry_Brigade

now in 19 div
then in 21 div (the red horns are for 21)

the soldiers appear to be typical Mahrattas. will check...
Forum: Indian Badges 05-09-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By pinfrin
fmn sign

the red horn one is likely 21 div IA
C & T had a lot for sale with this
...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-09-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 733
Posted By pinfrin
Nabha Akal Infantry

It is the Nabha Akal Infantry (1924 - 1954 ? )
The scroll reads 'Nabha Akal Infantry'. Have one.
However, saw a pic of another version, same design,
with scroll 'Akal Sahai' ( error or different...
Forum: Indian Badges 02-09-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By pinfrin
tilted stock anchor

Not been able to figure out why this tilted stock version
design was adopted in 1934. (tilt retained by the Pakistan Navy
to today. The indian Navy straightened it out in 1950)

When was the...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-06-18, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By pinfrin
a military academy

attd pics of 2 insignia.
period -

Oct 1932 to Aug 1947 - acquired some years ago
Aug 1947 to 31 Dec 1948 bought last week

request opinion - is the second one genuine ? looks like near mint
Forum: Indian Badges 29-12-17, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By pinfrin
any camel badges (2 humps) prev ?

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/army-plans-to-introduce-camels-for-patrolling-lac-in-ladakh/articleshow/62275971.cms
Forum: Military Buttons 14-12-17, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By pinfrin
Royal Pakistan Navy insignia

Attd pics, text - buttons (and cap badge worn by the Pakistan Naval Chief)

The RIN wore RIM buttons to 1950 so the RPN would have continued to wear RIM buttons till 1956
Forum: Indian Badges 14-12-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By pinfrin
RIN uniform

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-British-Royal-Indian-Navy-lieutenant-uniform-trousers-jacket-with-photograph/302561555145?hash=item467212f2c9:g:Ea8AAOSwySlaMSu6

shows RIM style buttons retained on...
Forum: Indian Badges 07-11-17, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By pinfrin
Reprieve !

Reprieve !
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 07-11-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By pinfrin
thanks will buy a copy.

thanks will buy a copy.
Forum: Indian Badges 03-10-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By pinfrin
Many thanks can still learn here, this last kind...

Many thanks can still learn here, this last kind restaurant at end of the U
now that the IMHS is closing down ( pique / internal politics ? )
Hope the learned lot there -> to this forum soon.
Forum: Indian Badges 02-09-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By pinfrin
PN and

Attd may have some clues. If you have it OK,
else I will take another look at my copy.

Right after '47 the IA replaced the Crown etc from the crossed
swords centre / junction and replaced it...
Forum: Indian Badges 08-06-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By pinfrin
some references

Attd 4 pages from a Battle Hons pub 1993 in India.
Will look at a couple of others.
Forum: Indian Badges 24-05-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,975
Posted By pinfrin
Flower id: Crimson Rose / Blue Poppy

Ghazipur LH
This GLH cap badge sold at auction in 2009 with the description "bullion cap badge,
this being a blue velvet flower head, encircled by a silver bullion wreath and to the
centre the...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-05-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By pinfrin
Button assist

Many thanks for the help. ( Been looking for Bombay, Punjab Pioneers, PFF buttons. Some seem to have this motif eg the 23rd )
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