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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By 3battalion
I think your first assessment is correct with the...

I think your first assessment is correct with the wing dating from the 70's on.

Regards

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-07-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By 3battalion
Very interesting Ian. Paul

Very interesting Ian.

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-07-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By 3battalion
Some wonderfully rare insignia Mike. Thanks ...

Some wonderfully rare insignia Mike.

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-07-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By 3battalion
I enjoyed this thread and thought I'd add a few...

I enjoyed this thread and thought I'd add a few photos of the RAF Combined Ops Balloon Teams.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-06-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By 3battalion
I would agree it looks like a modern attempt on a...

I would agree it looks like a modern attempt on a WW2 Wing. That thick thread always makes me suspicious!

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-06-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By 3battalion
Thankfully, I think you may have saved someone a...

Thankfully, I think you may have saved someone a few dollars as that's not a wing I'd like in my collection.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By 3battalion
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-05-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By 3battalion
These look like the post war Japanese versions...

These look like the post war Japanese versions described by Les.

Nice.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-05-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By 3battalion
None of those wings look good to me. An excellent...

None of those wings look good to me. An excellent idea to get a running reference of all the questionable wings that appear on the market. One just sold yesterday for 200 quid that wasn't good.
...
Forum: General Topics 16-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Vix, I have a list of SA service number...

Hi Vix,

I have a list of SA service number blocks and the Units they were allocated to.

Your number fell into the SAMC Block, but your information seems very specific so I'd stick with your...
Forum: General Topics 16-05-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By 3battalion
Hi Vix, The soldier's number indicates...

Hi Vix,

The soldier's number indicates service with the South Africa Medical Corps.

Paul
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-05-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By 3battalion
Not WW2 in my opinion. Paul

Not WW2 in my opinion.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-05-22, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By 3battalion
Nice original set Dave. Paul

Nice original set Dave.

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By 3battalion
Nicely done Terry. Paul

Nicely done Terry.

Paul
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By 3battalion
Sean, the grey felt is probably the khaki backing...

Sean, the grey felt is probably the khaki backing fading to a lighter colour. As this type of wing was designed for wear on the combat uniform, and not a dress uniform, I wouldn't spend much time...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By 3battalion
Looks like a post WW2 British parachute wing. ...

Looks like a post WW2 British parachute wing.

Paul
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,560
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks to another forum member, Donovan. P, I...

Thanks to another forum member, Donovan. P, I was finally able to add a beautiful French made 1st Ranger Battalion 'chain stitched' scroll to my collection.

I also added a nice First Special...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 23-12-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By 3battalion
Welcome to the forum mate. Love the quote at...

Welcome to the forum mate.

Love the quote at the end of your post!

Paul
Forum: Arab Nations 02-12-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By 3battalion
Will be ordering my copy shortly Cliff. Well...

Will be ordering my copy shortly Cliff.

Well done on the new publication.

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-11-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By 3battalion
Lovely Wings Paul

Lovely Wings

Paul
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 18-11-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By 3battalion
My fat fingers have done it again! Thanks...

My fat fingers have done it again!

Thanks Luc.

Paul
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 18-11-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Luv. Paul

Thanks Luv.

Paul
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-11-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Luc. I've been chasing one of the...

Thanks Luc.

I've been chasing one of the titles for awhile and took a last minute chance on this one. I should have done more homework!

Paul
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-11-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By 3battalion
Nice WW2 Original. Paul

Nice WW2 Original.

Paul
Forum: General Topics 31-10-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By 3battalion
Thanks Mick, lovely group!

Thanks Mick, lovely group!
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