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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
Thanks Chris. As I say. It was merely a question...

Thanks Chris. As I say. It was merely a question last night asked by a chap who was asked by a mate as they were watching band of brothers!
I am also looking into another chap, James Davidson who...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
Thanks Marc for the extra J2. 😀

Thanks Marc for the extra J2.
😀
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
It is the correct chap

Thanks for the lead. It transpires it is the right guy.
Now to try and find out about his service and with which unit he served during the Battle of the Bulge.
Perfect
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
Anyone know what the age limit that defined...

Anyone know what the age limit that defined discharge from the RA was?
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
Thank you Sir!

Thatís great nice forwarded to my mate.
Fingers crossed that itís our man so I can try and look to see where he was posted.
Very much appreciate your help.
:-)
Happy New year
👍🙂
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-12-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By JON188
Anyone an ID on a Sid(ney) Haste RA

Evening all,
Just had a mate ask if i could possibly find any info on a Sid(ney) Haste who was supposedly RA who was in the Battle of the Bulge.
Thats all i have. A long shot for 55,000 Brits in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,397
Posted By JON188
Late to the party

Hi Roy,
Hope all is well over there pal.
Iíd not even hang around for a BS explanation.
If he wasnít up front from the beginning about the source of his gash SAS insignia at least, Iíd steer...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-12-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,397
Posted By JON188
Looks it to me pal.

Looks it to me pal.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-12-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,397
Posted By JON188
Nice set

How much did this one go for Colin?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-12-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By JON188
WANTED Original Malayan Scouts Insignia / items Dec 21

Evening All,
Figured worth my 6 monthly post wrt Malayan Scouts insignia/photos etc.
After zillions of years on here and as many posted wanted ads, I wont hold my breath lol
BUT, God loves a...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-12-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By JON188
Note that thereís another of the same badge on that blanket

Not sure if the other variant is the same however.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-11-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By JON188
Sadly I donít pal.

Good luck in the hunt pal.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-11-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By JON188
I have an original TRF given to me as a gift not...

I have an original TRF given to me as a gift not long before I left the mob by the first SSM who was being posted down there from H.
Pulled it out of his pocket.
Happy days.
Wasnít collecting...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-10-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By JON188
Or scratch

Itís only an idea.
Scratch it in the back if Permanent pen isnt suitable. It would work on cloth and plastic.
Itís just a shame imo to ditch these things.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-10-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By JON188
Hereís an idea

All,
Most of us donít like to have fakes in the collection.
I have some as I donít have originals for whatever reason.
It does make me think however that we older collectors have a chance to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-10-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By JON188
Why bin it?

Why not write FAKE on the back in permanent pen and give it to a kid.
The RBL or something
I use my fakes for kids at armed forces day events or for the 50p lucky dip to raise funds for the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-10-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By JON188
I believe these are of Post War manufacturing...

I believe these are of Post War manufacturing style.
I do like this pattern and have a couple but look similar in construction to post was SpecialAir Service titles I own.
Forum: General Topics 22-09-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By JON188
Not my area of interest but wow. Great stuff

Not my area of interest but wow. Great stuff
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 22-09-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By JON188
I know a mate selling an original at £650 Email...

I know a mate selling an original at £650
Email me if you want connecting.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-09-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,886
Posted By JON188
I followed this post on Facebook and it was...

I followed this post on Facebook and it was easier to see better pictures.
In a nutshell though- for $6K one needs provenance full stop IMO
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By JON188
Loving the ATS Sigs.

Loving the ATS Sigs.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-06-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,182
Posted By JON188
My thoughts were Albanian (ish) as I'm sure...

My thoughts were Albanian (ish) as I'm sure there's a similar wing in one of Jonathan Pittaways books.
Maybe LRDG Rhodesia.....ill have to look.
However at first glance i have to admit i thought...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-06-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,182
Posted By JON188
£4k

Bloody hell pal
I told them Iíd give them £6k ;-)
You are right of course.
It doesnít matter what someoneís willing to pay mate.
Iíve paid over the odds for something I really want but others...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-06-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,182
Posted By JON188
Hi Luc Iím a little confused with the Mum...

Hi Luc
Iím a little confused with the Mum reference mate as it takes me to a page with a gentleman on.
Hope this finds you well mate
Jon
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-06-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,182
Posted By JON188
Aha. So one needs to be an EBay regular lol

Aha. So one needs to be an EBay regular lol
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