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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 29-07-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By bess55
Thats unusual David - not seen that before. I...

Thats unusual David - not seen that before. I doubt it was manufactured that way, but I suppose you never know.

Potentially a repair by someone?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-07-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,320
Posted By bess55
My set including the x2 silver Gaunt examples.

My set including the x2 silver Gaunt examples.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 27-07-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,320
Posted By bess55
I have a silver examples, Gaunt BHam and Gaunt...

I have a silver examples, Gaunt BHam and Gaunt London.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 27-07-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,320
Posted By bess55
Ah, the silver anodised Wyvern cap badge raises...

Ah, the silver anodised Wyvern cap badge raises its head once more . . .
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-07-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By bess55
Jon, Ive got the generic blue oval with yellow...

Jon, Ive got the generic blue oval with yellow stitching and a subdued, square shaped version on MTP (worn). Not sure if I have spares - will check when home next mate.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-07-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By bess55
Jerry, I suspect its the call sign of that team,...

Jerry, I suspect its the call sign of that team, a la -'Bluestone 42' . . .
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By bess55
Thanks Alan, I thought as much - the 5th Bn is...

Thanks Alan, I thought as much - the 5th Bn is really lovely.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By bess55
Seaforths & 5th Bn Seaforths for consideration

Gents, boot sale find this morning - the following x2 Seaforths badges. I believe good WW1 examples. I was told they came from a house clearance in Essex.

They look ok to me (particularly the 5th...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By bess55
Thanks Colin. Tim's Gurkha suggestion may be...

Thanks Colin. Tim's Gurkha suggestion may be right.

It's an odd backing for someone to put on there for no reason - especially being shaped.

Another potential mystery
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By bess55
Thats a good call Tim, if they wore that prior to...

Thats a good call Tim, if they wore that prior to the oblong backing with ribbon colours. I do have one of those and Its the right shade of green .

Be nice if it was . . .
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By bess55
Parachute Regt green backing

Guys, this anodised Parachute Regt cap badge ( with lugs) came many years ago on a very badly mothed beret, which had to go. I kept a small piece of the fabric ( pretty much the only bit without...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-07-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By bess55
Jerry, slightly better pics for you - this is the...

Jerry, slightly better pics for you - this is the configuration as removed from shirt/jacket.

All the best

Bess
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-07-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By bess55
Thanks chaps - sometimes you make your own luck....

Thanks chaps - sometimes you make your own luck. Resisted the temptation of the smug face imogi.

Bess
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-07-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By bess55
15 Fd Support Sqn RE

Chaps, a recent interesting find.
The 3 badges I believe configured as shown. C/S '77' of Op Talisman (counter IED system) used in Afghanistan by 15 Fd Support Sqn, 38 Engr Regt RE.

Not seen...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-07-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By bess55
Cloth for sale

Chaps some spares for sale;-

I believe Lithuanian or Latvian ( or similar) free fall quals - £5 pair
Dutch wings - £4
Subdued wings on MTP - £4
Pair subdued pioneer quals - £4 SOLD
Large PTI...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-07-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By bess55
PM sent re all 4

PM sent re all 4
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-07-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bess55
No probs, drop me a pm

No probs, drop me a pm
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-07-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bess55
Cloth badges for sale

Gents for sale, includes UK postage.

REME Aircraft Technician - X2 verions - £7 pair
Army 100 on MTP - £5 - SOLD
HUMINT qualification badge - £8
Close protection qual, subdued - £4 - SOLD
94...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 07-07-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By bess55
Many thanks all. Bess

Many thanks all.

Bess
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-07-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By bess55
Thanks gents - anyone out a time frame on this...

Thanks gents - anyone out a time frame on this particular version?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-07-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By bess55
Thanks Steve - cost me £4 . . . Happy with that!

Thanks Steve - cost me £4 . . . Happy with that!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-07-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By bess55
RFC & RAF cap badges

Gents, car boot find. I'm happy with the RAF badge but not sure about the RFC. Opinions welcomed.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By bess55
Cloth badge for identification

Gents, boot sale purchase. Its fairly small on a piece of felt. Its clearly been removed from something as it has stitch marks all around it edge.

Any info greatly received.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: General Topics. 05-07-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By bess55
My examples . . .

My examples . . .
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-07-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,679
Posted By bess55
William, 'moody' means 'iffy' or suspect

William, 'moody' means 'iffy' or suspect
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