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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-08-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Mike B
Hi Jon - A great resource ... keep them coming...

Hi Jon - A great resource ... keep them coming please
Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By Mike B
Also a 'Clipper' Scott and 'Tick' Parkins - good...

Also a 'Clipper' Scott and 'Tick' Parkins - good shout Leigh - sounds a bit Antipodean to me too.

Although 'Chufty' appears to be Mancunian slang : Chufty badge : Invisible badge of honour for...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-08-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Mike B
Good work Jon - and please pass on thanks to the...

Good work Jon - and please pass on thanks to the custodians of the albums. They are doing a great service to the collecting community in sharing their records. No doubt there will be charge for the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-08-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By Mike B
Cheers Ray - much appreciated Mike

Cheers Ray - much appreciated
Mike
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 05-08-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Mike B
Yes - this pattern was also 'probably'...

Yes - this pattern was also 'probably' manufactured in the UK by JR Gaunt - two pairs were included in a board of Free Norwegian badges held in their archive. I say 'probably' because the board...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-08-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By Mike B
Ray - just wondering ... does the OAMAAM...

Ray - just wondering ... does the OAMAAM (OARMAARM) forum include RM Band Service. I know they are held in high esteem, but perhaps sometimes overlooked. Genuine question as I have never asked our...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-08-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By Mike B
I wonder if the artist had a copy of 'Badges of...

I wonder if the artist had a copy of 'Badges of HM Services' to hand (published 1940,43, 46 etc)
Land mass in the version below showing the Empire ... they used to say 'the sun never sets on the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-07-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks Dave - surely the most comprehensive...

Many thanks Dave - surely the most comprehensive 'RAF and related' insignia guide available, if full colour and beautifully presented. It is fantastic that you make this available to fellow...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Mike B
Very interesting Jon ... looking forward to the...

Very interesting Jon ... looking forward to the article. Always a stimulating read.
Mike
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 25-07-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,543
Posted By Mike B
Frank - no offence intended - the simile was a...

Frank - no offence intended - the simile was a joke ... in my mind a fake is pretending to be something it isn't. If you had an identical twin you would know the pitfalls of people thinking you are...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-07-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,543
Posted By Mike B
Frank OK the seller is upfront but what happens...

Frank
OK the seller is upfront but what happens subsequently?
We were all new once, but do not to pretend to be what we aren't
A funny simile if like me you are an identical twin, but a simile all...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-07-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,543
Posted By Mike B
The reproduction market is a serious hazard and...

The reproduction market is a serious hazard and is the reason any serious collector needs to do homework, research and adopt a forensic approach. This is perhaps a double edged sword as any...
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-07-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Mike B
Commemorations in Liverpool

I promised to circulate news of the following two events:

Services of Commemoration - Liverpool Parish Church

******** Sunday* 8 September at 2pm: Liverpool Pals Service, remembering the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Mike B
I am no expert on these are there are so many...

I am no expert on these are there are so many varieties - but it looks a good standard issue to me. Same pattern as below I think, but yours in better light.
Mike
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-07-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks everyone for your help. Later than...

Many thanks everyone for your help.
Later than I thought but I now realise FF was not formed until 1926
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fianna_F%C3%A1il

This forum is a mine of information, with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mike B
Irish - Possibly and Royal Welsh Fusiliers

A very good friend gave me this belt today. He believes his wife's grandfather put it together. If so the veteran served on the Somme.
It is a bit of a mystery in that to my uneducated eyes the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-07-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mike B
Jon - they could not have found a better home -...

Jon - they could not have found a better home - absolutely brilliant that it is all kept together and that you plan to keep it that way.
Totally agree ... all credit to the sellers and William....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-07-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By Mike B
It is all about team work, 1 + 1 can make 3 etc. ...

It is all about team work, 1 + 1 can make 3 etc.
Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By Mike B
Paul No way, and you know it. It is a two way...

Paul
No way, and you know it. It is a two way thing, an we are learning all the time.
Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By Mike B
Paul has it covered. Mike

Paul has it covered.
Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mike B
No, not always - and we have to be realists ......

No, not always - and we have to be realists ... but each piece contributes to the whole and, often produces synergy. As a researcher you will no doubt agree each piece of a jigsaw helps add to the...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-07-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,250
Posted By Mike B
This is the reverse and front of an attributed...

This is the reverse and front of an attributed example.
As mentioned, there are variants, but it is definitely right to exercise caution.
All the best
Mike
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By Mike B
Belly's link at post 4 has great images in it ...

Belly's link at post 4 has great images in it
Mike
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-07-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,250
Posted By Mike B
Hi Ray There are variants of this badge - I...

Hi Ray
There are variants of this badge - I have seen, the standard pattern, a loosely chain stitched pattern and one in white rather than the light blue colour. I am sorry to say that the one you...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,277
Posted By Mike B
Many thanks for the additional information. I...

Many thanks for the additional information. I will read and digest it thoroughly
It is great to have such specialist expertise on this forum.
Mike
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