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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-09-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, For those that may be interested: ...

Hi Guys,

For those that may be interested:

Although I can't find the actual date of deletion from the inventory of the 'New Metal' cap badge for the:

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Companies...
Forum: General Topics. 03-09-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By hagwalther
TL Number

Chaps,

Does anyone know what a TL number is in relation to allocation to military equipment such as badges?

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By hagwalther
PS. Alan, if the badges came with full NSN...

PS.

Alan, if the badges came with full NSN and correct pattern No. then that should satisfy authenticity from MoD stores. However, I have a fantasy 'New Metal' black Parachute Regt. item on its...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Alan, The packaging is certainly as per...

Hi Alan,

The packaging is certainly as per post 2012 Firmin when MoD spec was changed to remove maker marks from the badge and the packaging it come in. Some badges in this packaging are exactly...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Toby, The Welsh Guards do issue a Warrant...

Hi Toby,

The Welsh Guards do issue a Warrant Officers cap badge which was recently authorised by the Army Dress Committee but purchased via regimental funds. Very tightly controlled by Welsh...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By hagwalther
Alan, The badge does not have an NSN nor...

Alan,

The badge does not have an NSN nor pattern No. as it is not purchased from the public purse but from regimental funds. You will note that the NSN and pattern No. printed on the bag are the...
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Neil, I was there a few years ago and...

Hi Neil,

I was there a few years ago and spent 2-3 weeks in the reading room.

However, to get a pass to the room you need photographic ID and proof of address such as a phone or utilities bill....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-08-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hagwalther
Nice photo Jean-Marie! Regards, Chris

Nice photo Jean-Marie!

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-08-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Rob, Exactly - difficult to date the...

Hi Rob,

Exactly - difficult to date the manufacture of a badge based on its issue. I used to shoot with an ex-RNZRAF pilot. He was issued his 'wings' in 1962. They were Tudor Crown design.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Alan, Makes sense - I'll goback and...

Thanks Alan,

Makes sense - I'll goback and check deleted NSN's from around 2006 onwards.

Rgards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 22-08-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,435
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks John, Always good to know this...

Thanks John,

Always good to know this things.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-08-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Rob, I'm always careful about dating...

Hi Rob,

I'm always careful about dating specific design/manufacturer badges unless you have the actual pattern card with badge on. I think though it would be safe to say though that they were...
Forum: General Topics. 21-08-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,435
Posted By hagwalther
Nice image Leigh, I was under the impression...

Nice image Leigh,

I was under the impression such badges would have only been worn on the beret - now educated!

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-08-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,594
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mike, All anodised means is oxidised. ...

Hi Mike,

All anodised means is oxidised. Not sure how zink is coloured (German WWII zink badges were usually plated with the plating repelled by the zink over time). The Staffs badge may well...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,594
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Alan, I would be surprised if they had...

Hi Alan,

I would be surprised if they had been anodised as aluminium is the medium most associated with the anodic process. However, I may be wrong. Here is a good link to anodising and the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Julian, Nice write up. Here are some...

Hi Julian,

Nice write up.

Here are some images of the modern Liverpool Scottish badge as worn by V’ Company (The Liverpool Scottish) 5th/8th King’s.

The first badge shown with LB&B mark was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-08-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Bob, My thoughts too. Regards, ...

Hi Bob,

My thoughts too.

Regards,

Chris

PS If anyone has any of the now deleted SASC 'New Metal' badges in official packaging with NSN and pattern No. even though I have a loose example...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Marc, No gone up much then. Current...

Hi Marc,

No gone up much then.

Current large size was struck off in 2012 and I believe that either the A/A badge or the small modern collar badge is now worn by officers in the cap.

So I've...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By hagwalther
LB&B Sample Badges Mounted On Card

Hi Guys,

Sample cards by the London Badge and Button Company from the early 1980's.

Note that the price for the SASC was eye-watering for the time.

1. Gurkha Engineers - 30GBP
2. SASC -...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By hagwalther
Odds and Ends - Job Lot of Modern(ish) Cap Badges

Hi Guys,

Gurkha Engineers - Officers possibly 'New Metal'
Light Dragoons - Ranks in A/A by TKS in official packaging
Royal Yeomanry Ranks in 'New Metal' in original packaging - this is a dealers...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-08-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, HLI Pipers, BAOR Pipers and...

Hi Guys,

HLI Pipers, BAOR Pipers and Cheshire sold.

Open to offers on the rest before they go to eBay.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By hagwalther
Its one of Azam's alright. No genuine A/A...

Its one of Azam's alright.

No genuine A/A cap badge is cast be it made by open or closed casting.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Jean-Marie, Yes, piccy is correct. ...

Hi Jean-Marie,

Yes, piccy is correct.

Maybe they are really large collar badges - one for the left and one for the right. :)

It could be a really rare variation - should I put the price up?...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By hagwalther
Piper And Modern (ish) Badges For Sale

Hi Guys,

Surplus to my collection and research:

1. BAOR Piper - 'SOLD'
2. HLI Pipers - 'SOLD'
3. Gibraltar Service Police - pre 1990 - both marked 'WM. DOWNER (B'HAM)' - 35GBP the pair
4....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-08-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mark, This badge is quite scarce but most...

Hi Mark,

This badge is quite scarce but most collectors have the more modern piece thinking it is A/A. I have known collectors look for years for this item purchasing as many as six examples...
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