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Forum: Off topic Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 37,973
Posted By Artynut
Ron, Going back to 1949 and up to Mid 50s, my...

Ron, Going back to 1949 and up to Mid 50s, my collection shows that style of label stuck on very thin wood for the box, I’m guessing yours is of that era. There are some very Ghoulish designs on...
Forum: General Topics Today, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Artynut
Roy, see my post in “British” buttons. Awfully...

Roy, see my post in “British” buttons. Awfully hard to research Canadian buttons, ( or buttons in use in Canada prior to 1900) I cannot even find reference to the Maker of my button mentioned in the...
Forum: Military Buttons Today, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Artynut
Hello Roy, I was waiting to see if any one...

Hello Roy, I was waiting to see if any one responded. Could you tell us the Maker’s mark? I have similar but W1V cypher, made by Murchison,York U.C.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-11-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Artynut
Luke H, Please excuse my hastiness in my...

Luke H, Please excuse my hastiness in my misreading your post. I took it to mean that MY other badge was unmarked rather than the OTHER badge you had seen. D.J.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-11-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Artynut
Luke H. Thank you for your comment. Please DO...

Luke H. Thank you for your comment. Please DO look at the first image again, (the rear view of both badges) BOTH badges are maker marked (Firmin London). Your estimate of the value of the ERV111...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-11-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Artynut
Back to the badges, can any one give me a...

Back to the badges, can any one give me a definitive answer as to these two RHA badges? They were obviously around long before 1948 (official introduction) I do not believe them to be fakes, so who...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Artynut
There might be a clue in the way BCS is...

There might be a clue in the way BCS is constructed, the letters appear to be sweated onto two bars. Anybody have that style of titles? . As for the WWGC, not a clue, but...... the truth is out...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 31-10-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 923
Posted By Artynut
Nice collection there BESS. Is the error on the...

Nice collection there BESS. Is the error on the LB&B badge because it’s “Gold”? Thank you for sharing. Snowed here yesterday in St.Catharines! (And I’m an Essex boy so where in Essex are you?). David...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Artynut
From a fellow octogenarian, may I wish you a...

From a fellow octogenarian, may I wish you a belated “Happy Birthday”.
I’ve only been collecting less than 50 years and I believe my “Bug” is incurable. (Does that make me Committable?). I do...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Artynut
Well,...... Still some part of the story missing...

Well,...... Still some part of the story missing but I think we can put the medals question to bed. It’s strange that I started this thread as a means to try to get answers not forthcoming in the...
Forum: General Topics 16-09-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Artynut
Pilot Officer John G. Magee RCAF

Further to my post in “Airforce” , below, I started thinking of what medals John Magee would have been entitled to. I have spent two hours unsuccessfully, to get that information. Has any member an...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 14-09-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Artynut
[QUOTE=Dan M;519435]The medal was awarded if a...

[QUOTE=Dan M;519435]The medal was awarded if a person, serving in the Canadian Forces, met the criteria for it. Country of origin was not a factor.

Cheers,
Dan.[/.
Dan, I was unable to...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-09-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Artynut
My Greek friend tells me the translation of the...

My Greek friend tells me the translation of the badge in first post is “Even in Death He Defeated His Enemies”. Also seen on a badge in a later post. Another badge in the later post has the Ancient...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-08-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Artynut
Further to my post above, I met the Gentleman...

Further to my post above, I met the Gentleman today who was very interested in the Royal Signals badge. He had served in the Polish Boys camp at Heliopolis which was training boys for trades in the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-08-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Artynut
“Thank God the Guns!” As Mark says, they’re...

“Thank God the Guns!” As Mark says, they’re Canadian. “T” = Tradesman, Group C, “T in wreath” =Tradesman, Group B. Group A is same but with Crown over “T”. Rifle Regiments had same but black...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-08-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Artynut
I am on the side of those who believe in the...

I am on the side of those who believe in the validity of the badge in question. Let us hope that some scoundrel does not seize the opportunity to flood the market with Repro’s! I have a good friend...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 13-08-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Artynut
As an American, why was he awarded the Canadian...

As an American, why was he awarded the Canadian Voluntary Services Medal? Or should I do more research? D.J.
Forum: General Topics. 13-08-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Artynut
Many members must remember the skill level that...

Many members must remember the skill level that DaveC2 reached before his untimely passing. I have a couple of his “repairs”, indistinguishable from the originals. Correct lugs, right colour silver...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Artynut
Lemataf, not my field but I’ve seen references to...

Lemataf, not my field but I’ve seen references to “Fleet Reserve” . Would that have been on a cap tally? Regards, D.J.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 18-07-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Artynut
Has the fellow first in line with the shell got...

Has the fellow first in line with the shell got his helmet on backwards? The flash appears to be the wrong way around.
Forum: Military Buttons 02-07-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Artynut
Btns, I thought you were using Wallah in the...

Btns, I thought you were using Wallah in the “Hindi” so not sure what your post meant. After a crash course in Arabic, I find a completely different meaning, still not sure of what you mean!...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-06-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Artynut
Re. 289 Bty.

Michael, (Expat Yeoman) As per “Popskipper”, I too served at Vicarage Lane East Ham. But I’m sure when I was there it was “P” Bty. Of 300 Regt. RA (TA) That was 1962-1965 and at that time , East Ham...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Artynut
QSAMIKE, I can send you information re your...

QSAMIKE, I can send you information re your question about Hampshire and Northumberland Artillery units. Also an interesting note re the Elswick Bty. Send me a PM with your email address. Regards,...
Forum: The Home Front 20-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By Artynut
Never any foil in MY Woodbine packets!

Never any foil in MY Woodbine packets!
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 13-05-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Artynut
I must say that I was surprised nobody picked up...

I must say that I was surprised nobody picked up on the fact that the R.C.H.A. Never had a badge like this, or any other comment but as promised, here is the complete item. It is a book-mark, I’ve...
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