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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Traist
Hi, CSARV is Central South African Railway...

Hi, CSARV is Central South African Railway Volunteers. This was a Transvaal Volunteer Unit in the early 1900's , post Boer War. It should be in white metal. so this one is a restrike. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Traist
Found in cap badge, collar badge and mess dress...

Found in cap badge, collar badge and mess dress badge sizes. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Traist
Hi. Pioneer Battalion from South Africa. Around...

Hi. Pioneer Battalion from South Africa. Around WW2. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics 10-08-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Traist
Why replace with political names? It's enough to...

Why replace with political names? It's enough to make you weep.
Forum: Air Force 12-06-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Traist
:D that is what all these style of badges and...

:D that is what all these style of badges and flashes were called by us...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 14-03-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By Traist
Absolutely disgusting! Soldiers should be...

Absolutely disgusting! Soldiers should be honoured. Fighting terrorists(that is what the IRA were)should be praised not prosecuted! I thought that this nonsense only happened in third world...
Forum: Army 07-03-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Traist
Hi, this badge looks fine to me. All the restikes...

Hi, this badge looks fine to me. All the restikes I have seen of this badge have a slider on the back. The original never had a slider, to the best of my knowledge. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 23-02-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Traist
Very nice item. JMR post Boer War items are...

Very nice item. JMR post Boer War items are extremely scarce. Thank you for sharing. Regards Andrew
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-02-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Traist
Thank you. What date is the auction? I can't seem...

Thank you. What date is the auction? I can't seem to be able to find the catalogue. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-01-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Traist
It looks similar to the SA Police Service...

It looks similar to the SA Police Service marksman's badge that I have in my collection. It isn't the same though. The rifles are not identical. Mine looks like R5 rifles and it has pins, not lugs on...
Forum: General Topics 19-01-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,062
Posted By Traist
Hi Mike, an awesome and very interesting find....

Hi Mike, an awesome and very interesting find. Well done. Andrew
Forum: Army 02-01-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Traist
Compliments of the season Iain. Very unusual...

Compliments of the season Iain. Very unusual indeed. Is it Silver? Regards Andrew
Forum: Off topic 31-12-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Traist
Happy New Year to all. May 2019 be filled with...

Happy New Year to all. May 2019 be filled with awesome badges for each and everyone:D
Forum: General Topics 31-12-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Traist
Hi Rob, I don't know of any. I think that the...

Hi Rob, I don't know of any. I think that the JoBurg War Museum would be a good starting point. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics 30-12-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Traist
Hi Mike, I have visited the museum in question....

Hi Mike, I have visited the museum in question. It was close to 10 years ago, but I am sure that this was the same as the badge that they had there. I have one like this in my collection and have it...
Forum: Army 24-12-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
Thanks Alex. Enjoy Christmas eve. Andrew

Thanks Alex. Enjoy Christmas eve. Andrew
Forum: Army 23-12-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
Thanks Arthur, this information is invaluable....

Thanks Arthur, this information is invaluable. Have a great evening. Andrew
Forum: Army 23-12-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
Thanks everyone. I am very chuffed to have this...

Thanks everyone. I am very chuffed to have this badge. Have a great evening. Andrew
Forum: Army 23-12-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
Thanks Arthur, awesome information. I thought...

Thanks Arthur, awesome information. I thought that the badge was a bit big to be a shoulder title. Do you maybe have any pictures? I am now intrigued by the collar badge. I wonder what size coat of...
Forum: Army 23-12-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
Hi Mike, as far as I can tell they were close to...

Hi Mike, as far as I can tell they were close to Mossel Bay. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 23-12-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Traist
St.Blaize Rifles

Hi, I found this badge recently and was surprised to find that it was actually South African. A very short lived Cape Unit that was only around for a couple of years just before Union. I thought that...
Forum: Off topic 22-12-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By Traist
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you. May it be a blessed and joy filled time. Andrew
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-12-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Traist
Hi, It isn't impossible to get, but not common....

Hi, It isn't impossible to get, but not common. It's predecessor, 2nd Railways and Harbour Rifles is extremely rare. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Traist
Very nice items indeed. Regards Andrew

Very nice items indeed. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-12-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Traist
Hi, can't confirm it, but the Transvaal Cycle and...

Hi, can't confirm it, but the Transvaal Cycle and Motorcycle Corps wore a CMC metal shoulder title and could have also had a cloth title. This was 1909-1914. Regards Andrew
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