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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-01-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Chacal
If it is the London Assay Office the date letter...

If it is the London Assay Office the date letter "C" would be 1938.
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Chacal
It's the mongram of Haakon VII of Norway. ...

It's the mongram of Haakon VII of Norway.

Graham
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-01-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Chacal
Hi Skypilot Welcome back. Graham

Hi Skypilot

Welcome back.

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-01-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, that gives me a bit more of the...

Thank you, that gives me a bit more of the historical background (not sure how I missed it, so doubly appreciated).

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 19-01-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Chacal
Hong Kong Customs and Excise

Good afternoon

Here is a pair of Hong Kong Customs and Excise cap badges:
(L) c.1980s-1997 (British era);
(R) post-1997 (Chinese administration).

Do any of our Hong Kong or button experts...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-01-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Dorsetshire Regiment bimetal cap badge

Good afternoon

I have for sale this Dorsetshire Regiment bimetal cap badge, 44 x 45mm, with clipped slider.

£9 inc. UK postage at 2nd Class Large Letter.
Paypal Families and Friends payment...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Chacal
Hi Walt The Scindia Steam Navigation Co.,...

Hi Walt

The Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Bombay, used a red swastika on their house flag:

https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/357.html
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Chacal
Hi Phil The top word appears to be...

Hi Phil

The top word appears to be "Inspectie". I've seen British armbands bearing similar stamps which I understood to be a requirement of the Geneva Convention covering the status of medical...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-01-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Chacal
Just giving this a bump. Graham

Just giving this a bump.

Graham
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bruce According to Squires “Buttons: A...

Hi Bruce

According to Squires “Buttons: A Guide for Collectors” Pl. 85 #4, this is Harrison Line, with the initials of the Company’s motto “Pro Deo Et Patria” (God and country).

All the best
...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Chacal
Hi Nigel Nice photos, I had an uncle who...

Hi Nigel

Nice photos, I had an uncle who served as a Sjt in the CMP 111th Provost Coy. I’m going to stick my neck out and suggest the patch in question looks like the formation sign for 1st Corps....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-12-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By Chacal
Good moorning I had one of the LCC N M Old...

Good moorning

I had one of the LCC N M Old Comrades Association lapel badges, I thought it was London County Council OCA - this links refers briefly to such a group:
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-12-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, very nice set, just replied to your PM.

Thank you, very nice set, just replied to your PM.
Forum: General Topics. 15-12-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chacal
Matron, take them away. :D

Matron, take them away. :D
Forum: General Topics. 15-12-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chacal
Best-buy of 2019

Good morning

This year has been one of ups and downs personally, with an unwelcome and unwanted house move still affecting my life. Collecting-wise it has been one of discovery with my new-found...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-12-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Chacal
Hi Rob According to Wikipedia it is a US...

Hi Rob

According to Wikipedia it is a US Army badge - “Group 2 - Expert Field Medical Badge”.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badges_of_the_United_States_Army

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-11-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve The strip reads MILITSIYA = Police....

Hi Steve

The strip reads MILITSIYA = Police.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By Chacal
Two cap badges from Burma: Reserve Bn. Burma...

Two cap badges from Burma: Reserve Bn. Burma Military Police and Burma Police.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-11-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Chacal
Thanks Andrew, replied to email. All the...

Thanks Andrew, replied to email.

All the best

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Chacal
Worldwide Customs & Excise buttons wanted

Good evening

I am still looking for Customs & Excise uniform buttons from around the world, please PM me if you have any for swap or sale.

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By Chacal
Glasgow And Strathclyde Universities Officer Training Corps badges for sale

I have for sale the following:

Cap badges -
Glasgow And Strathclyde UOTC AA [Dowler. Birmingham] (4th pattern - KK Fig. 2460) £9.00

Glasgow And Strathclyde UOTC AA [London Badge & Button co....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By Chacal
Glasgow University Officer Training Corps badges for sale

I have for sale the following:

Glasgow University O.T.C. blackened brass cap badge (1st pattern - KK Fig. 2457) £45.00

Glasgow/ O.T.C. /University blackened brass shoulder title (worn off...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Chacal
Mystery Customs "S" button

Good evening

I recently bought a large collection of worldwide Customs and Excise buttons and Iím starting to address the several buttons which are not immediately identifiable so welcome any...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve According to Wikiprdia this is from...

Hi Steve

According to Wikiprdia this is from Somalia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_Armed_Forces#/media/File:Emblem_of_Somali_Armed_Forces.jpg

All the best

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 17-11-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Sean, just ordered a copy from Amazon....

Thank you Sean, just ordered a copy from Amazon. It's also on eBay.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Silvano+Subani&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss
...
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