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Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs Today, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Phill Lockett
Thank you Normandie Well at least I have one...

Thank you Normandie

Well at least I have one confirmed WWII piece , a bit chewed!!

My thoughts are that the rest are c 1948-55 period except the Black Watch which has the black mesh which puts...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) Today, 07:23 PM
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Views: 53
Posted By Phill Lockett
Again much appreciated Bill Phill

Again much appreciated Bill

Phill
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces Today, 07:22 PM
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Views: 65
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Bill Yes the black mesh is typicalof...

Thanks Bill

Yes the black mesh is typicalof 1960's era stabalizer however the blue light picked up the polyester thread on th chute and risers.

cheers

Phill
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By Phill Lockett
Canada Airforce shoulder Eagle

Hi Team

Opinions on when this Airforceshoulder eagle was issued

cheers

Phill
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Phill Lockett
Post WWII Titles-When Issued

Hi Team

Can you advise when these Post WWII Titles were worn and issued.

cheers

Phill
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces Today, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Phill Lockett
Post WWII Wings-When issued

hI team

Can you advise when these post WWII these wings were worn and issued.

Note the Blue light for confirmation of polyester thread.

cheers

Phill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 25-04-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks CB Yes it would be difficult to...

Thanks CB

Yes it would be difficult to identify original WWII era Tartan flashes however there must be some sources out there, also I have seen them on militaria website's and have always wonder...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-04-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Phill Lockett
80th Infantry (Res) Div. 10th Bn Black Watch set

Hi team

Here is a recent addition.

Quite an interesting story for the 80th,a reserve training Division, it was also used in Deception Op Fortitude as a notional (Phantom) Div.

The 10th...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By Phill Lockett
Smile Touche Tim Indeed the Tab is still on! ...

Touche Tim

Indeed the Tab is still on!

The info is from Oliver Locks book British Airborne Insignia

But would a Beret be referred to as a cap?:)
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By Phill Lockett
Smile Hi Paul Dont Tab out....yet.:) Royal Army...

Hi Paul
Dont Tab out....yet.:)

Royal Army Clothing Dept. pattern 12497 referred "Badge Cap, Parachute Regt." approved 25-3-43

Phill
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-02-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Mark Phill

Thanks Mark

Phill
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-02-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks guys Cool term but how or where does...

Thanks guys

Cool term but how or where does the term "Ally" come from?

Your opinions, are these wings WWII era with the horizontal feathers?

cheers

Phill
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-02-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Phill Lockett
Trimmed Wing

Hi team

Would this wing be a manufcturers variation and or is there any notes on why wings like this were trimmed.
Its also well worn being faded.

cheers

Phill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-01-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Going by WWII images Welsh Guards retainned...

Going by WWII images Welsh Guards retainned their square end titles thruought WWII and Irish Guards changed from Square to Round ends before Market Garden.

Phill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-01-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Jerry Every piece of information...

Thanks Jerry

Every piece of information helps, its kinda like joining the dots.

Below are my Gren and Scots Guard titles.

Scots Guards has paste back.

Unsure when the rounded ends came...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-01-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Jerry Would you know about the round...

Thanks Jerry

Would you know about the round and square end history for the Welsh Guards?

cheers

Phill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 09-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks guys All opinions welcomed. I...

Thanks guys

All opinions welcomed.

I purhased the Welsh and Irish Guards title's and posted on the forum.

Here is the responce,I will try to locate the orginal thread.

"The Square-End...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 31-12-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Andy So both Post WWII c 1950's? ...

Hi Andy

So both Post WWII c 1950's?

Phill
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 31-12-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Phill Lockett
Welsh Guards Cloth Title- WWII/Post WWII

Hi Team

Im not to sure about this Welsh Guards cloth title with paste backed black cloth backing.

It has the embroidery and paste back style of WWII.

But the letters do not look correct as...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-12-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Jon I would have to pass on that as I...

Hi Jon

I would have to pass on that as I have no experiance on collecting commonwealth wings.

It would good to confirm if its a Rhodie wing.

Currently it sits as a Aussie wing, would welcome...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-12-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Paul Will date it to the 1960's ,...

Thanks Paul

Will date it to the 1960's , much appreciated.

Its good to know its an older wing.

Counted your feathers lately:D

Phill
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thank Luc I checked the Link and it looks...

Thank Luc

I checked the Link and it looks more like the early 1980's 6RAR era

cheers guys

Phill
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Luc/Paul Good to have it ID as...

Thanks Luc/Paul

Good to have it ID as Aussie, my thoughts were British.

Paul as Luc mentioned would this be more modern era ie 1960's-80's era because of it glow, than say 1950's.

cheers
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Phill Lockett
Parchute wing Glows like a xmas tree

Hi Team

I have had this wing for a while and put it in my questionalble box.

Note horizontal feathers however it glows like a xmas tree.

Would this be a reproduction or made for reinactors?...
Forum: General Topics. 09-11-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Terry ISAF patches were worn in...

Hi Terry

ISAF patches were worn in Afghanistan from2001-2014.

This was led by NATO which eventually saw the Americans and non NATO allies joined.

The round (I call them roundles not sure of...
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