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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-21, 10:39 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
...is it one or two pieces John? Your photo makes...

...is it one or two pieces John? Your photo makes it look like two? To me its an unfinished collar(s) ... possibly for the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (DLOY)?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By GriffMJ
Good call..... might explain the little fancy...

Good call..... might explain the little fancy "pinch" extension at the top?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
....what size is the Rose? Derbyshire...

....what size is the Rose?

Derbyshire Yeomanry Cavalry
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/DerbyYeo/fffd_12.jpg
Officer's felt hat badge (2nd Boer War): A large rose in khaki-bronze matt...
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By GriffMJ
... here is an interesting one.

... here is an interesting one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By GriffMJ
A rough description would be :- Argent, a...

A rough description would be :-

Argent, a saltire Gules, cantoned of four towers sable.

...nothing comes up on a search. The shield would normally dictate the era but being round like that is a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-06-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By GriffMJ
...well done Mac.... that is a rare one.

...well done Mac.... that is a rare one.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-06-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
.......post 1970 restrikes for collectors market.

.......post 1970 restrikes for collectors market.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 701
Posted By GriffMJ
..... the "Blackened" badge was worn in...

..... the "Blackened" badge was worn in Khaki.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-06-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 701
Posted By GriffMJ
.....London Civil Service Riles?

.....London Civil Service Riles?
Forum: General Topics 11-06-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By GriffMJ
....deeply sad news :( Over the years Phil...

....deeply sad news :(

Over the years Phil enthusiastically helped me out with his 17th Lancer information and sent me detailed information on his collection. A Gentleman and forum friend.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-06-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By GriffMJ
....further :- Years ago I spotted this late...

....further :-

Years ago I spotted this late Cold War Gaunt Motto that looks tantalisingly like a white metal with a short brass slider? The slider does look brass magnified in Photoshop ..... but...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 10-06-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By GriffMJ
Sean I asked around at the OCA, back in 2008...

Sean

I asked around at the OCA, back in 2008 (including Lord Kimball at the Leicester Race Course at an annual event), and to their knowledge there was no AA cap badge. If the Regiment had carried...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 10-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By GriffMJ
Pattern Card held at IWM Catalogue number: INS...

Pattern Card held at IWM
Catalogue number: INS 2173
Production date: 1952
Materials badge, metal: white metal and gilding metal
FULL NAME: badge, standard pattern, Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince...
Forum: General Topics. 09-06-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By GriffMJ
...here you go.

...here you go.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-06-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
... many thanks for that Peter, another bit of...

... many thanks for that Peter, another bit of the history jigsaw puzzle :)
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-06-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By GriffMJ
Correction to my last :- On receipt of the...

Correction to my last :-

On receipt of the Motto it is actually white metal with a brass slider. SO..... Gaunt did make one towards the end.... the Gaunt AA motto after (or just before) this would...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-06-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
....when I see photo evidence I will believe it.

....when I see photo evidence I will believe it.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-06-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
Alan.... Gus (Flint TA Storeman) has already...

Alan.... Gus (Flint TA Storeman) has already confirmed that the F&D cap badge was not worn or issued.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-06-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
Chris.... thanks for that info. I find the...

Chris.... thanks for that info. I find the "reflectivity" thing a bit of a stretch? The bimetal (dull if unpolished) & AA is basically the same as the 10th Royal Hussars. My guess, as I stated in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By GriffMJ
Sorry Peter.... the album was private.... I...

Sorry Peter.... the album was private.... I realised after your post :)
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
....can anyone show me a Leicestershire PAO...

....can anyone show me a Leicestershire PAO Yeomanry AA? Because according to "the books" they exist :)
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
....."the books" are not 100%, especially when it...

....."the books" are not 100%, especially when it comes to the Yeomanry. :)
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
...see my updated post #30

...see my updated post #30
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-06-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,872
Posted By GriffMJ
The 372nd (F&DYeo) Regiment started life at the...

The 372nd (F&DYeo) Regiment started life at the same time as the Leics & Derby PAO Yeo. First issue of the amalgamated cap badge for the LDY was the Bi-Metal Cap badge (Gaunt)..... it was later in...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By GriffMJ
.... Grens?

.... Grens?
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