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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-21, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Ironside410
Bullion patch with possible BCOF connection

Hello all

My cousin was recently going through my uncles old army trunk that hadn't been opened in over 30 years.

My uncle served in the BCOF from 1946 to 1949. Amongst the odds and ends there...
Forum: General Topics 29-11-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Ironside410
I was chasing the NSW CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES badge...

I was chasing the NSW CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES badge too but such is life.

Look forward to hearing about what you did get.

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 28-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Ironside410
Two NSW badges by any chance?

Two NSW badges by any chance?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Ironside410
Mike I brought a variant of the third buckle...

Mike

I brought a variant of the third buckle from a Victorian militaria dealer about 10 years ago. At the time he advised that it was probable that the buckle was from the Hastings 40 Pounder...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-08-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks to all for the information and the colour...

Thanks to all for the information and the colour photos of the insignia, nice to learn something new
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 31-07-20, 01:51 AM
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Views: 334
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks Keith You are a wealth of knowledge...

Thanks Keith

You are a wealth of knowledge as usual.

Dennis
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 30-07-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Ironside410
Australian BCOF Shoulder Title

Hello All,

I was recently given some photos of my recently deceased uncle who served in the Australian Contingent of the BCOF in Japan.

The attached photo shows him and some mates with cloth...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Ironside410
Alex The RR is probably Rand Rifles, the...

Alex

The RR is probably Rand Rifles, the BATG is obviously a town guard badge but I can't find any reference to what BA would stand for amongst my reference material.

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 02-07-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Ironside410
RAAOC 21st Supply Battalion Patch

Hello

Has anyone seen one of these shoulder patches before?

I am trying to establish an era in which it would have been worn, I'm leaning towards the 1980's.

Any assistance would be...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Ironside410
I doubt it is NSW Scottish officers, the only...

I doubt it is NSW Scottish officers, the only version of a NSW Scottish buckle I have ever seen is a white metal. I doubt they would have gone to brass for officers if the OR's had a white metal...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Ironside410
There are a few 1st Vic Rangers titles on display...

There are a few 1st Vic Rangers titles on display at the Stawell RSL (A, B, C, D & G Companies. Unfortunately my photography skills let me down on the day and this is the best I could do. These ones...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Ironside410
I think Keith is right about it being Victorian...

I think Keith is right about it being Victorian Rangers. There are two variants of the VR title. Check out the title at the bottom of the attached pic. Dennis
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-06-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Ironside410
Very nice, I would be happy to have that in my...

Very nice, I would be happy to have that in my collection of armoured sweetheart and association badges, regards
Dennis
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 09-05-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Ironside410
BC I agree with your comment, I would pass...

BC

I agree with your comment, I would pass on it if it was offered to me.

Mine is the same as Rob's and I am confident they are both originals.

Dennis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks very much for the quick response, Dennis

Thanks very much for the quick response, Dennis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Ironside410
Unknown collars, possibly from one of the African continent

Hello All

These two collar badges came with a large batch of South African and Rhodesian badges that were purchased recently out of South Africa.

Can anybody provide any guidance as to what...
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,944
Posted By Ironside410
Shaun There are 5 paragraphs on one page and...

Shaun

There are 5 paragraphs on one page and two pages photos containing 23 badges in the first volume.

Regards

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 25-04-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Ironside410
All the immediate neighbours turned out at the...

All the immediate neighbours turned out at the end of their driveways with candles, poppies, flags and medals.

It was a true representation of the forces that took place in the Gallipoli Landing...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Ironside410
Possible Royal Australian Navy Patch

Hello All

Over the weekend I picked up three of these patches in Far North Queensland.

The seller believes they are Royal Australian navy related but was unable to provide any further detail.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks Gents, it had me stumped. I will pass on...

Thanks Gents, it had me stumped. I will pass on the information. Dennis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Ironside410
Unknown badge on belt buckle

Hello All

A friend of a friend has been trying to identify the badge on a brass belt buckle.
It has two small sectionalised bullets on the side and two anchors in the background so I am assuming...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-03-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,485
Posted By Ironside410
Hello Lovat, looks to be the same as the one I...

Hello Lovat, looks to be the same as the one I have in my collection, Dennis
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 06-03-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,485
Posted By Ironside410
55 Officers Cap Numeral

I've had this photograph of an officer wearing a 55 numeral on his cap in my collection for some time.

Shows some of the diversity of badges worn in the day, regards Dennis
Forum: General Topics 02-02-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Ironside410
Thanks for your contribution to the thread gents,...

Thanks for your contribution to the thread gents, its nice to see other examples that are out there.

Dennis
Forum: General Topics 28-01-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Ironside410
Australian Swagger Sticks

From time to time I have come across swagger sticks with Australian unit collar badges on them. Although they don't fall within my general theme of collecting I thought they were unique enough to...
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