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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you all for the replies, at least I have...

Thank you all for the replies, at least I have learned a few things from this item.

Not sure what to do with it though, I'm not feeling all that inclined to break it up so I will probably try to...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 10-05-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Rob Miller
It wouldn't do the enamel much good if you...

It wouldn't do the enamel much good if you hammered it into a bit of wood, the pins could be bent over to fit it onto a piece of leather?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Jerry PM your address and I will post it to...

Hi Jerry
PM your address and I will post it to you
Rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Rob Miller
Its a very good question and I imagine there will...

Its a very good question and I imagine there will be members that do both.

When I was collecting cloth formation badges on several occasions I split up a pair, one to keep one to move on.

With...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Rob Miller
Forgot the pictures

Forgot the pictures
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Rob Miller
Royal Welch Fusiliers or South Wales Borderers

Lieut. A J Rowbrey SWB, why is he on a Royal Welch Fusiliers certificate?

I picked this up at a car boot on Sunday for a pound, if any of the Welch collectors here would like it they can have it...
Forum: General Topics. 09-05-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Rob Miller
Whats it about?

Whats it about?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Rob Miller
It is a possibility and it may be why I was drawn...

It is a possibility and it may be why I was drawn to it, I come from a long line of postmen and I have one of these 1942 combinations to do up, it has the Crowned Cypher on the toolbox but with the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Rob Miller
Unknown Armband?

I bought this from the set of pattern books being broken up and sold on ebay, apparently there are unfortunately no clues as to the company involved, it says
"armlets" so I presume that means...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-05-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Rob Miller
The feathers probably had several uses but it is...

The feathers probably had several uses but it is very like the 2nd Devon Rifle Volunteers, Churchill 353 or 357 depending on exact size, I could do with a couple of these myself.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 769
Posted By Rob Miller
I have a couple of them, they are shown in this...

I have a couple of them, they are shown in this thread.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55795
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 769
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you Peter, I think you are right but I'm...

Thank you Peter, I think you are right but I'm not positive.

Rob
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 769
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Peter Is it possible to zoom in on the rear...

Hi Peter
Is it possible to zoom in on the rear ranks, it almost looks like some are wearing a smaller button?

Rob
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-05-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 782
Posted By Rob Miller
A Friday afternoon variant, I like it. Rob

A Friday afternoon variant, I like it.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-05-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Rob Miller
Hello Sarah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is sometimes...

Hello Sarah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is sometimes abbreviated to KP so they may be something to do with the region or local Maharaja?

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you for the replies. Aren't there...

Thank you for the replies.

Aren't there other designs for Customs Officers, if that is the case would this be for a specific period?

The Royal Household option is possible in Dennis Blair's...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Rob Miller
GR VI Button for ID

What are your thoughts on this 24mm button please?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you for the replies. I had suspected...

Thank you for the replies.

I had suspected it wasn't right when I bought it but I thought it was worth the price in parts if necessary, and I know you meant to type Wyvern instead of Dragon Alan....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Rob Miller
Thanks for the reply Mike. If this is all...

Thanks for the reply Mike.

If this is all correct then it appears this man was a war Veteran still serving at least 12 years on (1957 uniform).

To be wearing Dorset collar badges at this time,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-04-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Rob Miller
Devon & Dorset Uniform

I bought this last week because I'm still trying to understand the Devon & Dorset's period which is beyond my main interests.

It was cheap and I probably will move it on once I've leaned what I...
Forum: Military Buttons 07-04-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Rob Miller
BUTTONS LIMITED

A couple of oddities new to me.

1. An Officers Quality spun back BUTTONS LIMITED BIRMINGHAM, I'm pretty sure this is the first one of these I've seen to any Regiment. (26.4mm)

2. CANADIAN...
Forum: General Topics. 02-04-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Rob Miller
It is a lovely collection Alan. rob

It is a lovely collection Alan.

rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-04-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By Rob Miller
Colin Churchill mentions a silver plated collar...

Colin Churchill mentions a silver plated collar badge, sealed 8th May 1957 under Authority 54/Officers/4051, so it would seem likely there would be a matching cap badge?

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-04-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Rob Miller
Wanted Liverpool Scottish Button

Can anyone help me find a large white metal or silvered Liverpool Scottish button please, I have a troubling gap in my collection.

Thanks
Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-04-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you There are lots of threads on here...

Thank you

There are lots of threads on here concerning Devonshire Regiment badges, the search function should bring up some of them.

I agree the 4th VB is a fake, I quite like the non voided...
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