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Forum: Headdress Today, 06:20 AM
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Posted By atillathenunns
I concur, a forage cap circa late 1890s to early...

I concur, a forage cap circa late 1890s to early 1900s, embroidered peak for a field officer.

I have a pillbox cap with the same black oak-leaf lace, and if yours measures 1 3/4 inches wide, I...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,808
Posted By atillathenunns
Arnold Ashworth Binns, the second jeweler to set...

Arnold Ashworth Binns, the second jeweler to set up shop at Trentham Camp.

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Advert, Camp Courier 11th October 1916.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 87
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Posted By atillathenunns
Horace William Lloyd, the first jeweler to set up...

Horace William Lloyd, the first jeweler to set up shop at Trentham Camp.

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Advert, Camp Courier 15th May 1918

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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 87
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Posted By atillathenunns
J, E. Fitt, watchmaker and jeweller, Featherston...

J, E. Fitt, watchmaker and jeweller, Featherston Camp.

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Advert, Camp Courier 18th March 1916.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 87
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Posted By atillathenunns
Shand Bookstore advert, Camp Courier 13th...

Shand Bookstore advert, Camp Courier 13th November 1915, and Victoria Laundry advert, Camp Courier 27th May 1916.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 87
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Posted By atillathenunns
This one shows good detail of Smith & Sherlaws...

This one shows good detail of Smith & Sherlaws shop, next door is Victoria laundry, who were regular advertisers in the Camp Courier, and next door to them is Shands bookshop, and three doors down is...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 04:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,808
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi puk, the Camp Courier newspapers are an...

Hi puk, the Camp Courier newspapers are an important information source when it comes to identifying WW1 badge suppliers, and how they progressed during the war.

The following advert is from the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By atillathenunns
I would suggest as a restoration project, a pair...

I would suggest as a restoration project, a pair of brass NZR shoulder titles and a matching set of cloth captains stars are added, and you could display it as -1914 to 1916 period.

If there is...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi John, I think the last paragraph on page 21...

Hi John,
I think the last paragraph on page 21 could be a print error, as I too believe the 3rd Battalion patches were issued and worn.

The 4th Brigade was mainly made up from men of the - 20th,...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-07-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By atillathenunns
The collar badge is ORs issue, and is quite...

The collar badge is ORs issue, and is quite acceptable for a WW1 NZ officer to wear.

The yellow patch does not match any of the NZ WW1 patches or WW2 patches that I have seen.

The 3rd...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-07-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,171
Posted By atillathenunns
OK, no reply to my post (#29) so I'll ask again...

OK, no reply to my post (#29) so I'll ask again with a slight modification-

Does anyone have a picture of any British ORs during WW1, wearing the standard MG collar badges?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-07-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By atillathenunns
Interesting, do you have an original hat that is...

Interesting, do you have an original hat that is needing a puggaree, or are you going into the reproduction business?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-07-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By atillathenunns
The New Zealand shoulder titles are incorrect for...

The New Zealand shoulder titles are incorrect for WW1 period.
The cuff rank is incorrect for a Lieutenant, it should be 3 stars for a captains rank.
The collar badges could be officers type, but...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By atillathenunns
Just looking at page 43, the Arm of Service...

Just looking at page 43, the Arm of Service Colours for NZDC is Sherwood green, so I'll hold off on betting the farm just yet.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-06-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Corey, I have a battle dress and service dress...

Hi Corey, I have a battle dress and service dress tunic that belonged to Major Gordon McCallum, who was OC of the 1st NZ Mobil Dental Unit, so have done quite a bit of research on him, and your...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-06-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,171
Posted By atillathenunns
I would be interested in seeing any pictures of...

I would be interested in seeing any pictures of ORs wearing MG collars that predate the following picture which is dated 7 Sept 1916.

The picture taken in France shows members of the Canterbury...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-06-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,171
Posted By atillathenunns
The NZMG collar badge looks good to me, does it...

The NZMG collar badge looks good to me, does it have a Gaunt tag on the back?

Brent
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-06-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By atillathenunns
Shouldn't this be listed in the "Classified Ads"...

Shouldn't this be listed in the "Classified Ads" section?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-06-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By atillathenunns
Hi Barry, An interesting wee patch, from what I...

Hi Barry,
An interesting wee patch, from what I can see it is hand stitched?

Comparing your patch to the 14 examples of 2NZEFIP distinguishing patches in my photo database, and the four that are...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By atillathenunns
I think if you include arms it would make a good...

I think if you include arms it would make a good book.

Here's a super rare slouch hat that was worn by Major Frederick Francis, who commanded two squadrons of the 4th New Zealand Mounted Rifles...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-05-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By atillathenunns
I have a brass 3rd Auckland and a 12th Nelson...

I have a brass 3rd Auckland and a 12th Nelson collar badges, both with Gaunt tags, and both have been converted to pin backs.
I would class both badges as association or patriotic badges.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By atillathenunns
7823 Trooper John Purcell Campbell Simpson, 9th...

7823 Trooper John Purcell Campbell Simpson, 9th New Zealand Contingent.

Serge army tunic; standard and original 1902 pattern with removable shoulder straps, single neck closure, white linings. ...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By atillathenunns
Another picture of Joseph Cooke's tunic. It was...

Another picture of Joseph Cooke's tunic.
It was made by J.Ballantyne & Co. of Christchurch, Canterbury.

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Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By atillathenunns
Here is a picture of khaki serge tunic that was...

Here is a picture of khaki serge tunic that was worn in South Africa by Joseph Cooke, 3rd Contingent.

This tunic was once owned by Lieut Col T C Wallace, who also use to own a khaki drill tunic...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By atillathenunns
As the photo of the Klee brothers shows, anything...

As the photo of the Klee brothers shows, anything is possible when it comes to NZ uniforms worn at the end of the war.
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