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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Mike_2817
Worn on both arms of MTP Shirt & Jacket as seen...

Worn on both arms of MTP Shirt & Jacket as seen at DEMS Trg Regt Bicester last year where they were EOD training with RE & RLC Divers

Trade is known a 'Clearance Diver'
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-06-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
I have stocks of the above woven poppy which is...

I have stocks of the above woven poppy which is not limited to Scouts use and is still available to order by PAO's
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-06-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Received mine also

Received mine also
Forum: Headdress 11-06-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Mike_2817
Am I right in saying that cap 2 is known as a...

Am I right in saying that cap 2 is known as a Glengarry Bonnet?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,314
Posted By Mike_2817
Just did a check on ebay for Croft Militaria and...

Just did a check on ebay for Croft Militaria and the shop was closed.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-06-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Mike_2817
Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official...

Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official British military term for a coloured patch worn on the Right Arm of combat clothing by members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.
...
Forum: General Topics. 05-06-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By Mike_2817
Original usage was for cap badges with sliders to...

Original usage was for cap badges with sliders to be used with the Khaki Field Service Cap (Side Cap) to stop the badge rocking in use or falling out as there was no stitched pocket for slider.
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-04-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Well I take it the sale of badge originated from...

Well I take it the sale of badge originated from the Poppy Shop in the first place with the difference going into the ebay sellers pocket.

As you say it pays to check
Forum: General Topics. 03-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mike_2817
Leslie Michael Grantham (30 April 1947 15 June...

Leslie Michael Grantham (30 April 1947 15 June 2018) was an English actor, best known for his role as "Dirty" Den Watts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Brown Bread mate..
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Mike_2817
RLC Stable Belt!

RLC Stable Belt!
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes I noticed that as well Mike! Same design as...

Yes I noticed that as well Mike! Same design as VE70 Pin - Have ordered two as it is a minimum order of 3.99

Good job there is free postage...

I also notice that they are selling the VE75...
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-03-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Yes, mine arrived today as well. Just got an...

Yes, mine arrived today as well. Just got an email to say the London & Aylsford Offices & Warehouse is shut down as is the Poppy Factory.

Do not know about the Poppy Shop as it is a Franchise...
Forum: General Topics. 23-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Mike_2817
https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/UKSC%206547...

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/UKSC%206547%20Iss%2003%20Technical%20Specification%20for%20Feather%20Plumes.pdf

8455-99-974-0592
London Irish Rifles (TA) Plume Feather Green
Pattern No...
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Mike_2817
Try: ...

Try:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/rikerdisplaycases
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Mike_2817
The beret looks to be post 1970 with plastic...

The beret looks to be post 1970 with plastic sweatband where the details would have been on a paper label covered with a plastic stitched diamond, since removed.. in fact I think I can see a ghost of...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,381
Posted By Mike_2817
Pandemics should never be ignored; The 1918...

Pandemics should never be ignored;

The 1918 influenza pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920; colloquially known as the Spanish flu) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,381
Posted By Mike_2817
In Yorkshire Alert has been raised to 'Put t...

In Yorkshire Alert has been raised to 'Put t kettle on"
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-03-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Mike_2817
;) Yes, it is mine, I listed it more than 3 years...

;) Yes, it is mine, I listed it more than 3 years ago as "Good 'Til Cancelled" and forgot about it LoL

I listed a few RBL badges but stopped listing 'Poppy Appeal' badges about the same time.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-03-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Mike_2817
RBL Military Kids Club (MKC)

Here is an example of a MKC Lapel Badge.

MKC started life as HMS Hero's a network of after school clubs for servicemen's children sponsored by the RBL
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-03-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Mike_2817
Well for starters it has a half moon fitting for...

Well for starters it has a half moon fitting for wear on a civilian jacket lapel buttonhole not uniform.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By Mike_2817
Dress regulations state that Good Conduct...

Dress regulations state that Good Conduct chevrons are only worn by Privates and Lance Corporals, till I remembered that Guards Lance Corporals wear 2 chevrons! and corporals appointed to Lance...
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Thanks Mike, will look out for the earlier 2013...

Thanks Mike, will look out for the earlier 2013 LPD pin, I also have a 2016 LPD pin same size as the 2018.
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-02-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,806
Posted By Mike_2817
Here are some additions to my collection PAO...

Here are some additions to my collection

PAO 2018 (One sent to each Poppy Appeal Organiser at home & overseas) I've had this one since 2018 ;-)
Prototype of above without lettering. Produced in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Mike_2817
Medal Ribbons were certainly worn on Battle Dress...

Medal Ribbons were certainly worn on Battle Dress (No5 Dress) in the British Army, and on special occasions the medals themselves would be worn.

Most soldiers were issued 2 pairs of Battle Dress...
Forum: The Home Front 25-02-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By Mike_2817
WRAC started to transfer to their parent Corps in...

WRAC started to transfer to their parent Corps in March 1990, with the WRAC finely disbanding in April 1992. Remaining WRAC transferred to the Adjutant General Corps.

Male nurses in the RAMC...
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