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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 21-08-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Artynut
Three pics and a couple of questions for the...

Three pics and a couple of questions for the forum. I have two right facing "Gun" badges, (Australian), one of which I show here. Both badges are embroidered on the material shown which in turn is...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-08-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By Artynut
RA arm badge

Oh Dear, two very respected Gentlemen have posted quite different opinions on the badge shown. Of course, we cannot always find a definitive answer to some of the questions posed on this forum but...
Forum: General Topics. 13-07-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Artynut
I know of one long gone dealer from Toronto who...

I know of one long gone dealer from Toronto who would put a wire through some opening in a badge and seal it. Presuming that it could not be exchanged and mailed back as unacceptable (or fake). They...
Forum: Military Buttons 02-07-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Artynut
Always nice to see another’s collection of...

Always nice to see another’s collection of buttons. I have to say though that I envy those who collect the well documented Regiments of foot or the County regiments. I would almost hint that you’ve...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-07-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Artynut
Definitely JACK..... in cursive writing, which...

Definitely JACK..... in cursive writing, which is not taught in Ontario any more, the English school children were always taught to finish off the “a” at the bottom of the letter before starting the...
Forum: General Topics 28-06-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Artynut
And further to my last post, I saw a uniform on...

And further to my last post, I saw a uniform on display at the recent CSMMI show in Toronto, showing ONLY the medal ribbon for the CVSM which now throws into doubt my first post in this thread! ...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 28-06-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Artynut
Unless things were way more relaxed on the ranges...

Unless things were way more relaxed on the ranges at the time the photo was taken, I’m assuming it’s a staged “photo op” for the C.O. The fires are all too close together, one man appears to be...
Forum: General Topics 24-06-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Artynut
At 81, I’m still learning! Thank you for the...

At 81, I’m still learning! Thank you for the correction, should have not assumed but read a little more. Best regards, D.J.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-06-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By Artynut
I would presume that the blue uniform would have...

I would presume that the blue uniform would have had the same shoulder title as the field service uniform = RMA, which is a straight inline title. If searching for a pair, do not confuse it for the...
Forum: General Topics 18-06-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Artynut
Billy, you would be better hanging on to it. It’s...

Billy, you would be better hanging on to it. It’s more rare than the full medal equivalent (which is a “bar” on the ribbon). I did think it strange that you have shown it solo as it would definitely...
Forum: Military Buttons 05-06-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By Artynut
It appears to be in very good shape for over 200...

It appears to be in very good shape for over 200 years. (It looks like it may have been dug) I’m sure if you start it at your suggested price on the well known auction site, you’ll get more! Best of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-05-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Artynut
The style of the numbers is as per the 79th...

The style of the numbers is as per the 79th Overseas Field Bty badge (CEF) and only worn in Canada on the Winter fur cap. Could it be one made for 69th Bty.? You probably know the only similar style...
Forum: Military Buttons 08-05-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Artynut
Hi Roy, I typed into Google “Military unit Loyal...

Hi Roy, I typed into Google “Military unit Loyal Britons” Lots of info there! If you type only Loyal Britons, it takes you to an association of Loyal Britons in London UK.
Forum: Army 05-05-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Artynut
Thanks Alex, Will try both. D.J.

Thanks Alex, Will try both. D.J.
Forum: Army 04-05-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Artynut
Anyone have a spare ORs one looking for a good...

Anyone have a spare ORs one looking for a good home?:o....David J.
Forum: Army 04-05-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Artynut
Hello CB, Something kept nagging at me about my...

Hello CB, Something kept nagging at me about my previous post so I decided to take my badge out of the display case and now it seems I was wrong! Mine too has the added bottom scroll, affixed the...
Forum: Army 02-05-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Artynut
Most of the S.A. Members may be asleep at this...

Most of the S.A. Members may be asleep at this time and could probably give you more of an answer. I have one of those and have it listed in “Owen’s “ book as No. 826, in use from 1922 to 1926. Mine...
Forum: Off topic 29-04-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Artynut
Right on! Walt and Roy, as this forum is truly...

Right on! Walt and Roy, as this forum is truly “Global” it gives one a sense of timing when corresponding with other members or indeed with an open response to any posts. Dave, eight miles, (twelve...
Forum: Off topic 21-04-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Artynut
Great Idea JT, I can only surmise in a cheeky...

Great Idea JT, I can only surmise in a cheeky sort of way that,
1 In the beginning there were collectors
2 And the collectors were without form and in great darkness
3 And Mike said Let there be...
Forum: General Topics. 21-04-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Artynut
Desecration Roy! Ape-Hangers on a Triumph?:D. D.J.

Desecration Roy! Ape-Hangers on a Triumph?:D. D.J.
Forum: Off topic 20-04-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Artynut
Thank you Wardog, That was an excellent link you...

Thank you Wardog, That was an excellent link you sent me to. Those of us in the Canadian Cadet system, can certainly agree that the Cadet Expansion Program would definitely be an asset in this...
Forum: Off topic 19-04-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Artynut
Would dearly love to know what CEP and CCF is...

Would dearly love to know what CEP and CCF is incase I may be unknowingly infected ! Seriously, as has been stated here before, the use of not well known acronyms is becoming all too prevalent. My...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-04-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,854
Posted By Artynut
That’s a real “Cracker” of a reply Matti, had me...

That’s a real “Cracker” of a reply Matti, had me laughing so much, I nearly choked on my toast! D.J.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-04-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,854
Posted By Artynut
Well J.T., He sounds like he’s from the “Home...

Well J.T., He sounds like he’s from the “Home Counties” so he should know what a “Right Berk” is! So there you have it......profanity given! I was so pleased at how he encapsulated it all down to...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-03-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,854
Posted By Artynut
As an old Essex boy, you can count me in to...

As an old Essex boy, you can count me in to purchase a copy too! David J.
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