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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By magu
Thank you folks...fantastic responses and mystery...

Thank you folks...fantastic responses and mystery solved
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By magu
Mystery Crown and Crescent

Hello folks
Came across this at the weekend and its got me stumped,appears to be cast and is better finished on the back than the front.
Thoughts and opinions most welcome

226605

226606
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By magu
Thanks for the thanks folks....can i suggest that...

Thanks for the thanks folks....can i suggest that you download a copy of the various documents that interest you to your own phone/pc/electronic witchcraft machine a.s.a.p.....links can dissappear or...
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By magu
Army Organisational Insignia pdf

Hello Folks
Came across this as i was searching for something else...handy reference perhaps ?
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-11-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By magu
The link is to one of those awful aggregating...

The link is to one of those awful aggregating sites that leads you down a path to a load of unconnected rubbish based on your search criteria

The old republc enterprises vintagegearoperator are...
Forum: Other Militaria 29-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By magu
Any numbers letters or other marks on it ?

Any numbers letters or other marks on it ?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-10-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By magu
Thank you...slider looks a bit out of place in...

Thank you...slider looks a bit out of place in regard colouration etc was my initial thought
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-10-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By magu
Tyneside Irish and Royal Fusileers for opinions please

Hello Folks
As per thread title the following for your considerations,I have accumulated quite a lot of war raised and economy issues and am progressing through them albeit slowly the search...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By magu
Thank you for the info it appears we have a left...

Thank you for the info it appears we have a left and right facing pair although mine is minus the slider and whilst doing some more googling i stumbled on this which i was unaware of and have just...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-10-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By magu
Flying cat and snake...military or ???

Hello Folks this has been in my unidentified box for some time,it originally came in a box oddments,it doesnt appear to have had any type of fixing on the reverse . I like it a lot...just wish i knew...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-06-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,826
Posted By magu
Its certainly been an education ...since finding...

Its certainly been an education ...since finding the blouse i have amassed quite a collection of books on all things armoured,made a visit to Bovington tank museum,unfortunately had no time for...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-06-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,826
Posted By magu
Hello folks Sorry to be a necromancer however i...

Hello folks
Sorry to be a necromancer however i have been doing some further research and apart from getting very bogged down with information i still haven't found out what the missing badge is ....
Forum: Other Militaria 28-05-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By magu
I'm inclined to think they were commercially...

I'm inclined to think they were commercially available items as i have one very similar ,also the chain is normally of the type found on pocket watches and with the explosion of wrist watch wearers...
Forum: Arab Nations 16-05-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By magu
Thank you for the quick response ...as an aside...

Thank you for the quick response ...as an aside these badges were manufactured in Birmingham...by whom i have no idea or when although it may have been T N Priest Birmingham B19 .I came across...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-05-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By magu
I too only noticed after i posted..i reckon its...

I too only noticed after i posted..i reckon its WH & GW & Co

W H is perhaps Whitehead and Hoag and my research continues into who or what GW were

Link below is to a history of WH
...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-05-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By magu
Thanks to Sally Bosleys ...

Thanks to Sally Bosleys

https://www.sallybosleysbadgeshop.com/shop.php?c=171

William Booth founder of the Salvation Army
Forum: Arab Nations 16-05-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By magu
Help required with translation

Hello Folks.
Came across a pair of the badge illustrated but have not a clue as to a translation so if any arabic readers could assist as to the legend on the badge i would be most grateful
TIA
...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-05-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By magu
Thank you for the prompt response Heres some...

Thank you for the prompt response
Heres some hopefully better pictures...i never usually use my phone camera and it shows !

I have managed to identify all of the others except the nautical...
Forum: Other Militaria 16-05-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By magu
Boer war military type badge ?

Hello folks.
Got this recently in a lot of very early button badges depicting Queen Victoria.
I think it may be Kitchener or Roberts depicted on the centre piece and looking at the construction it...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-12-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By magu
South Staffords 70th division

First picture is of the box as found and the rest are self explanatory,however i've just seen a quote stating that the 70th division red star 'probably never worn on the uniform'. Is that still the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By magu
Thank you gents for the quick responses,I still...

Thank you gents for the quick responses,I still have faith in the knife and the finish and colour of the sheath is due to it still being damp from sitting in a bath of neatsfoot oil which seems to...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-12-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By magu
Friends ambulance unit China badge

Hello Folks
Picked this badge up last year ,in the early morning gloom i thought it was a festival of Britain badge until i got home and looked a little more closely.
Its actually an individually...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-18, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By magu
Middle east commando opinions please

Hello Folks
Purchased recently the items in picture 3 from the same person unfortunately not an ounce of provenance with them .I'm pretty certain the knife and sheath are spot on ,however the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,039
Posted By magu
Pictures of D day issued luminous discs on Mr...

Pictures of D day issued luminous discs on Mr Mark Bando's excellent website

http://www.101airborneww2.com/equipment3.html
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-09-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,039
Posted By magu
Some more ...

Some more

http://chalknumber.blogspot.be/2013/01/merville-battery-glider-pilots.html
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