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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Fatherofthree
Made me suddenly feel very sorry for a neighbour...

Made me suddenly feel very sorry for a neighbour of mine.

He is stuck at home at present, as are his wife and three children.................all female and certainly of the age to be eligible to...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,953
Posted By Fatherofthree
I've been reliably informed that since Venice has...

I've been reliably informed that since Venice has been closed, fish can be seen swimming in the canals and the water clarity is almost goldfish bowl quality.

The beauty of Mother Nature continues...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Jim. I agree, Northampton is a...

Greetings Jim.

I agree, Northampton is a good badge.

As Alan has stated, Essex is a well known and prolific fake.

In addition to this particular pattern, the same fake die has been used to...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 122
Posted By Fatherofthree
Nice one Phi. Two things: 1. The Long...

Nice one Phi.

Two things:

1. The Long tailed Tits, Robins, Wrens et al will see you coming in this beast.

2. Has Eddie Stobart used the name on any of lorries ? :D

Stay safe m'boy.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Fatherofthree
From what I can see, in my opinion, I believe you...

From what I can see, in my opinion, I believe you acquired a very nice parcel of badges.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 25-03-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Phil. In the Avian world, my...

Greetings Phil.

In the Avian world, my favourites are Long tailed Tits.

Fantastic birds.

Carry on enjoying Mother Nature, which continues to thrive in spite of the shit the supposed superior...
Forum: General Topics. 24-03-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Arty As is the case with many...

Greetings Arty

As is the case with many regiments I suspect, enlistment numbers aren’t always in date of joining order; Essex being a good example, as I have discovered.

There are many...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-03-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Fatherofthree
Oh alright then,:) it is a sweetheart badge that...

Oh alright then,:) it is a sweetheart badge that would have originally had blue enamel around it somewhere. :D:D:D

I'm wrong again........................but you never know.:D

Regards.
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Fatherofthree
Andy, I'm not sure of the fee; I'm paying by...

Andy, I'm not sure of the fee; I'm paying by direct debit, but I suspect it's a little over £100 per annum.

However, I'm certainly getting my money's worth this year.:D

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-03-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Rob. Splendid items, can't help...

Greetings Rob.

Splendid items, can't help with the badge though, however, I suspect if not a sweetheart, it's a scarce item.

Regards.

brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-03-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By Fatherofthree
Oh Keith, you are a little teaser. You know...

Oh Keith, you are a little teaser.

You know he's been after on for many a long year and now you have gone and wound him up again................shame on you. :D:D:D

Having said that, yours is...
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Fatherofthree
Corona:Things to while away the time.

Greetings all.

“What are you doing?” people ask me, to fill in the hours whilst stuck at home.

Sustained by a stock of Guinness, Old Speckled Hen and Red Wine, I’m working my through The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-03-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Fatherofthree
I like this badge; however, my slight concerns...

I like this badge; however, my slight concerns are what appears to be pinkish/lilac plastic type thingy stuff seen in the side on pictures, protruding from the central arms of the cross.

In...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 09-03-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Fatherofthree
Peut-etre, Pilote being French for Pilot and...

Peut-etre, Pilote being French for Pilot and Canada having a very French pedigree.

Voila.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Rob. I suspect I know more in...

Greetings Rob.

I suspect I know more in relation to nuclear fission than I do of this particular topic.

So can't assist with any information other than to say, very nice badges.

Regards.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-02-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Fatherofthree
I like it, looks good to me. Love the long...

I like it, looks good to me.

Love the long slider.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings old chap. What a splendid...

Greetings old chap.

What a splendid collection of family related items, get them in frames with the history and any piccies of those involved; a fab memento to them all.

Can't help with the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-02-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Simon. Previous comments endorsed...

Greetings Simon.

Previous comments endorsed and from a bloke who comes from said County, a very nice, well loved and polished with pride badge.

Regards.

Brain
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Fatherofthree
Michael. Ok, agreed re the probable gilt...

Michael.

Ok, agreed re the probable gilt badge for the SNCO, but equally as shiny are the buttons of all three chaps.

Similar material or brass or something else/

Pesky sun.:D

Regards...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 961
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. Endorsing previous...

Greetings.

Endorsing previous comments....................a fascinating and extremely educational thread.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Fatherofthree
Well spotted CB. Tricky creatures these...

Well spotted CB.

Tricky creatures these camera thingies.:D

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. Bronzed, purely based on the fact...

Greetings.

Bronzed, purely based on the fact that it doesn't appear to shine in the same way that the one worn by the Sergeant does.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 21-02-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By Fatherofthree
Ditto. :) A splendid display, please keep it...

Ditto. :)

A splendid display, please keep it intact.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-02-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Fatherofthree
Perhaps known as The big boobed from Ballymena...

Perhaps known as The big boobed from Ballymena badge.
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-02-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Fatherofthree
A very nice item, hopefully it will be...

A very nice item, hopefully it will be appreciated and handed down through future generations.

Regards.

Brian
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