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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By GriffMJ
Jon On the "Welsh Horse" ..... the 74th Yeo...

Jon

On the "Welsh Horse" ..... the 74th Yeo Div diamonds.

Worn on the right upper arm (not exclusively)
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Forum: Other Militaria 30-03-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By GriffMJ
I have seen an "H" as well Mike ... that I think...

I have seen an "H" as well Mike ... that I think denotes "Home Defence"? ...as its on a 2nd Line Soldiers number in the Yeomanry.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-03-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By GriffMJ
17th Lancers HMd Silver J&Co 1918

Hello All

FOR SALE:-

1. Hallmarked Silver 17th Lancers Motto, Jennens & Co, Birmingham, 1918. Found on an old picture frame, hence the two loops cut so it sat flat to the frame. There is still...
Forum: Off topic 10-03-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,062
Posted By GriffMJ
By all accounts it does not give you the shits....

By all accounts it does not give you the shits. Maybe some Kleenex tissues might be a better option.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-03-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By GriffMJ
2nd/1st Leic Yeo Bronzed Cap Badge, WW1.

Hi All

Picked up this little gem yesterday. Very rare to find fully "bronzed". These are often confused as Officers badges..... but they are not. You will see senior NCOs wearing them. Officers...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-02-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By GriffMJ
For Luke H :- An Imperial Yeomanry cap badge...

For Luke H :-

An Imperial Yeomanry cap badge with the foot down...... a great war cap badge with the foot up.

*The original post above contained a hot link to an eBay item ...... thats why you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-11-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By GriffMJ
Dave The Warrington shield has an Ermine...

Dave

The Warrington shield has an Ermine (Fur) field...... the police collar badge shows a blue (Azure) field on the hatching. So technically ..... the Police collar badge actually shows the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By GriffMJ
Warrington Coat of Arms Official blazon ...

Warrington Coat of Arms

Official blazon
Arms : Per fess Or and Ermine in chief between two Roses Gules barbed and seeded proper a Lion passant guardant in base six Lioncels rampant three two and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-11-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By GriffMJ
Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou Six gold...

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou
Six gold Rampant Lions on an Azure (blue) field..... the "hatching" lines denote the colour. The shield shape is known as a "College of Arms" shape.

Probably...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By GriffMJ
Thanks Nick It is the (My Ref) Type 1 "Rat...

Thanks Nick

It is the (My Ref) Type 1 "Rat Face" Motto, so this photo confirms its existence pre WW2. I say WW2 as it was seen again in WW2 as a an issue and usually found with the WW2 slider...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By GriffMJ
Many thanks Nick.

Many thanks Nick.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By GriffMJ
Very interesting..... that is the "Rat Face"...

Very interesting..... that is the "Rat Face" motto... a type 1 by the look of it. So this photo dates that motto earlier than WW2. To date I have yet to see an officer silver version .... so I can...
Forum: General Topics. 19-11-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,641
Posted By GriffMJ
Very sad to hear...

Very sad to hear...
Forum: Military Buttons 18-11-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By GriffMJ
That same button (Bronzed version date from 1904)...

That same button (Bronzed version date from 1904) is in Bryn Owen's book.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By GriffMJ
Its a livery badge for a British Earl.. its a...

Its a livery badge for a British Earl.. its a falcon on a "torse" (the Earls Crest) on the Earls coronet.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-07-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,737
Posted By GriffMJ
Love to see some hi-def images of the Motto........

Love to see some hi-def images of the Motto..... one of them looks like a possible conformation of the date period for the "Long Nose" Motto.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By GriffMJ
Hi Billy Phil & Rob have covered the fake...

Hi Billy

Phil & Rob have covered the fake ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-06-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By GriffMJ
The Imp is a Lincolnshire thing.... I think it...

The Imp is a Lincolnshire thing.... I think it was the 4th Lincs Regt that wore it originally? The Imp comes from a "grotesque" in Lincolnshire Cathedral.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By GriffMJ
Thats what I was thinking ....

Thats what I was thinking ....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By GriffMJ
ORs SRY Cap and collar from a WW1 period Dress...

ORs SRY Cap and collar from a WW1 period Dress uniform.

I have shown a compare with the SRY Collar.... looks good to me..... probably a different maker.

* Mark ...... its a collar badge.... the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By GriffMJ
Post 1946 17th/21st Lancers .....Gaunt.

Post 1946 17th/21st Lancers .....Gaunt.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By GriffMJ
its a (My Ref) long nose motto ....

its a (My Ref) long nose motto ....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-04-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By GriffMJ
Mac is correct...

Mac is correct...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By GriffMJ
Very poor copy ...... somebody obviously shot it...

Very poor copy ...... somebody obviously shot it through the skull to put it out of its misery.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-03-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By GriffMJ
Nice :) ... Smith & Wright Ltd

Nice :) ... Smith & Wright Ltd
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