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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By gb64
Blimey Leigh this lot youíve got bring back some...

Blimey Leigh this lot youíve got bring back some great memories of my childhood, wish Iíd kept all my toy soldiers, action men etc great days .

Gerard
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-04-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By gb64
Middlesex Regiment Journal

Hi all, just on the off chance any members have any spare copies to sell of the quarterly paperback ,Ē Die Hards The Journal Of The Middlesex Regiment ď I have quite a few , various dates and Iím...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By gb64
Hi Neil, Pm inbound re OSD Loyal North...

Hi Neil,
Pm inbound re OSD Loyal North Lancashire

Gerard
Forum: General Topics. 16-04-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By gb64
Hello Dave, nice cap, pretty sure itís the...

Hello Dave, nice cap, pretty sure itís the background colour on Generals caps and not indicative to anything specific, others will confirm hopefully.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-04-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By gb64
Mines on loops also Gerard

Mines on loops also

Gerard
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By gb64
Thanks Simon, not a uniform Iíve seen before but...

Thanks Simon, not a uniform Iíve seen before but then that era isnít my collecting field so always learning thanks to the forum.

Gerard
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By gb64
Hello Stephen, not a British uniform as far as...

Hello Stephen, not a British uniform as far as Iím aware.

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By gb64
Nice picture, looking at the cap heís wearing...

Nice picture, looking at the cap heís wearing doubtful after WW1,well not that much after anyway if at all ?

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By gb64
Also having now seen the full picture of the...

Also having now seen the full picture of the original in the opening post he wears a bandolier which in general were worn by mounted soldiers just as a bit of information.

Gerard
Forum: Off topic 09-04-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 535
Posted By gb64
RIP Sir, end of an era indeed Gerard

RIP Sir, end of an era indeed


Gerard
Forum: General Topics. 09-04-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,883
Posted By gb64
My copy arrived today, a credit to you Chris a...

My copy arrived today, a credit to you Chris a great job well done, IF ONLY!! we as collectors could have more books like this and Chrisís last book on anodised aluminium badges showing in-depth the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-04-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By gb64
It was always a term used with great affection...

It was always a term used with great affection from an old work mate of mine who was in the Paras in the 50ís , said with love and affection about most ,but with special sentiment when talking about...
Forum: Headdress 01-03-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By gb64
Thanks Mike, appreciate that Iíll have a read...

Thanks Mike, appreciate that Iíll have a read through.

Gerard
Forum: Headdress 01-03-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By gb64
WW1 ? Trench cap marks

Afternoon all, bit of help needed if anyone has any information, Iíve tried looking online and the forum to see if a marking to soft trench cap is ok but just cannot find information on the year...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By gb64
Yep Iíve changed me mind also, crossed flags as...

Yep Iíve changed me mind also, crossed flags as said one flag covered by fold of uniform .

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By gb64
Welcome to the forum Jonathan, tricky one as I...

Welcome to the forum Jonathan, tricky one as I think the shadow cast in the photo is deceiving the eye, looks to be the crossed cutlasses of a PTI , Physical Training Instructor, Iím sure others with...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-02-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By gb64
PM inbound Gerard

PM inbound

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By gb64
Same as me with your first thought, canít...

Same as me with your first thought, canít recognise the cap badges so thinking not British :confused:

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By gb64
Iíd say dealer prices on the Territorial badge...

Iíd say dealer prices on the Territorial badge average £35.00 / £45.00 the ones Iíve seen anyway.

Gerard
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By gb64
Hello Rachel, As far as the cap badges are...

Hello Rachel,
As far as the cap badges are concerned the majority look ok but difficult to tell on some of them as the pictures are blurred when I open them up to see any details, also ideally if...
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By gb64
Yep Iíd agree, both Royal Sussex Regt ...

Yep Iíd agree, both Royal Sussex Regt


Gerard
Forum: Headdress 18-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By gb64
Thatís definitely a cap badge as worn by our very...

Thatís definitely a cap badge as worn by our very own Royal Mail

Gerard
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-02-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By gb64
Hello Phil, welcome to the forum, as Bill has...

Hello Phil, welcome to the forum, as Bill has said the vast majority of British other ranks (ORís) cap badges had sliders/ shanks but still quite a few had loops fixed via a cotter pin, of course...
Forum: General Topics. 09-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By gb64
Hi Dave, as for the cap badges I think only the...

Hi Dave, as for the cap badges I think only the second MGC is ok the RND & last one not good, others more knowledgeable will help Iím sure.

Gerard
Forum: Military Buttons 08-02-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By gb64
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24221

Some information on the red backing

Gerard
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