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Forum: Army 15-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Tinto
Hi Alex, Thanks for the confirmation. I do have...

Hi Alex,
Thanks for the confirmation. I do have a bimetal version the same size.
Cheers,
John
Forum: Army 14-05-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Tinto
Thank you for your assessment, Alex. For a...

Thank you for your assessment, Alex.
For a casting the detail on back is good.
Cheers,
John
Forum: Army 13-05-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Tinto
Cape Town Highlanders

Hi South African members,
Comments on this badge would be welcome.
Is it WW2 period? Rear of badge appears white metal but obverse doesn't.
Thanks,
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-05-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Tinto
Hi, I read there were 60 London Scottish...

Hi,
I read there were 60 London Scottish recipients of the Military Cross in WW1.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 09-05-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, I've used paint stripper to remove...

Hi Rob,
I've used paint stripper to remove varnish from badges, no damage done.
Cheers, John
Forum: Off topic 08-05-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Tinto
Thank you very much, Gerard. That's very...

Thank you very much, Gerard.
That's very interesting.
Cheers, John
Forum: Off topic 08-05-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Tinto
Badges worn by Queen Elizabeth VE Speech

Hello Forum members,
Does anyone recognize the two badges worn by the Queen during her VE speech?
Thanks, John
Forum: Other Militaria 06-05-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Tinto
Hi Rob, Wellington Guards button is desirable,...

Hi Rob,
Wellington Guards button is desirable, about $55.
The others are common, $2 - $5.
John
Forum: Other Militaria 06-05-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Nice button to the London Scottish...

Hi,
Nice button to the London Scottish Volunteers.
The collar badge is for Auckland College Rifles catalogued at $165.00.
Cheers,
John
Forum: Indian Badges 02-05-20, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Tinto
Hi, This title would be for the post 1922...

Hi,
This title would be for the post 1922 Regiment.
Cheers,
John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-04-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Tinto
Hi, Here is a link to a similar badge: ...

Hi,
Here is a link to a similar badge:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70917&highlight=Kiwi

Cheers,
John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-04-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Tinto
Thanks Brian and Paul, Badge is not mine. ...

Thanks Brian and Paul,
Badge is not mine.
Cheers, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-04-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for your assessment, Luke. Regards, John

Thanks for your assessment, Luke.
Regards, John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-04-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Tinto
8th London (Post Office Rifles) Regiment

Hi Forum members,
Comments welcome on this badge with lack of voiding.
Thanks, John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-04-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Tinto
Very nice display. Thanks for showing. Cheers,...

Very nice display. Thanks for showing.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Tinto
Hi Terry, Thanks for sharing. Note that the...

Hi Terry,
Thanks for sharing.
Note that the Maori warrior badge is a New Zealand 30th Reinforcement collar badge.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 24-04-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Tinto
We Will Remember Them. My wife and I stood...

We Will Remember Them.

My wife and I stood to at dawn at our gate with the Last Post sounding from the radio. Afterwards we had our customary Anzac Day tot of rum before breakfast.

Cheers,
John
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By Tinto
Interesting picture, thanks for sharing. A...

Interesting picture, thanks for sharing.
A couple of officers seem to have the prancing horse collar badge, similar to Northamptonshire Yeomanry.
Cheers, John
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-04-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Tinto
Hello Jean-Marie, Thanks for showing your...

Hello Jean-Marie,
Thanks for showing your badge. I am intrigued by the shape, sideways on.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics. 14-04-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Tinto
Thanks for sharing your treasures, CB. Great...

Thanks for sharing your treasures, CB.
Great pictures.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By Tinto
Hi James, Have you looked for your ancestor in...

Hi James,
Have you looked for your ancestor in the Census records?
His name and date and place of birth, if known, would be helpful.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By Tinto
Hi James, Shako Plate badge looks very much...

Hi James,
Shako Plate badge looks very much like the Helmet Plate for the Army Educational Corps (K&K1055), has Victorian cypher within a Garter strap.
Your ancestor may have been in the prior...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Tinto
Well done, cb, Looks good. Cheers, John

Well done, cb, Looks good.
Cheers, John
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-04-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By Tinto
Hi bc, The "SOYES FERME" badge is both hat...

Hi bc,
The "SOYES FERME" badge is both hat badge and left collar of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
Cheers, John
Forum: General Topics 03-04-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Tinto
An attractive lot, bc, Thanks for sharing. Do...

An attractive lot, bc, Thanks for sharing.
Do you know who wore the white metal rising sun?
Cheers, John
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