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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-01-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Sonofacqms
Spare badges

I am open to sensible offers and exchanges for items that I need.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,063
Posted By Sonofacqms
Maker marked sliders

Luke,
Maybe I phrased my post wrong and if I have muddied the waters I am sorry, I have some maker marked badges in my collection, three bearing the mark of SUTTLE CAMBRIDGE, two were bought in a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,063
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Maker marked sliders

I have recently been looking at my little collection some of which originated in the early 1950's, there are very few maker marked sliders amongst them.

The first maker marked sliders I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-01-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Sonofacqms
Talking Kings Rubbish

Julian, I have not got around to sorting my Kings junk . . !

Best wishes Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-01-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Reductions

Black Watch, loops, L-R, both replaced other wise good condition SOLD

23rd Btn London Regt, both loops replaced, defect on central tower, otherwise good condition 7.00

Norfolk Regt, replaced...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-01-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions

Worcestershire Rgt HPC loops L-R other wise good condition SOLD

Royal West Kent OSD both blades intact 18.00

Irish Guards officer bullion badge, 18.00

Royal Irish Regt pre 1922 RH collar...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile I would say he was in the Signals Service of the...

I would say he was in the Signals Service of the Royal Engineers.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-01-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Some good space fillers

More spare badges, good spacefillers as loops and a slider replaced, as usual prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family.

Highland Rgt loops, L-R, one replaced other wise...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-01-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Sonofacqms
More spare badges

I have been sorting badges and as usual prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family.

Worcestershire Rgt HPC loops L-R other wise good condition SOLD

Royal West Kent OSD...
Forum: Headdress 12-01-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 763
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Field Service cap

Having dug out my MHS special number for 2002 on coloured field service caps infantry by D G Glover I see that the units that wore Field Service caps similar to the Rifle Brigade are:-

5th City of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-01-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Sonofacqms
Suffolk, Unvoided, Added Turret.

All the badges like this that I have seen were very poorly made. This is the first with drilled holes for the voiding that I have noticed, maybe a short cut that never had the attentions of the file...
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Cameron Highlanders

I have a Cameron Highlanders that is warped, ever since the first lock down I have promised myself I would straighten it, I may give it a go, but it has taken me a long time to acquire this badge,...
Forum: Headdress 11-01-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 763
Posted By Sonofacqms
Buttons

From the buttons which are Rifle Brigade I would say dates from 1902 to 1953 and may have been worn later.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool All OK with service wear apart from the Munster...

All OK with service wear apart from the Munster Fusiliers which I am not sure about, others may not agree.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Suffolk badges!

Wow!

What a collection, as a Suffolk collector I can only congratulate you, well done.

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-01-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Imperial service tablet

So presumably if this is Cyril Lewis who enlisted in October 1914 why is he wearing the Imperial tablet?

Was it issued with the uniform?

Did a long serving member of the RGH give it to him to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-01-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Sonofacqms
Loops and sliders

The Royal Artillery beret badges had loops and a slider, so it's fair to say others had the same, possibly as a special order.

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 09-01-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Auxilliary units personnel

I have read that when the SAS was expanded for operations in europe some personnel from the Auxilliary units joined them.

Is there any records of this?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-01-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Slider?

Has the slider on the fur cap grenade been soldered on as a replacement for the bottom loop?

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Sonofacqms
Tyneside Scottish

I think the lion looks angry on the third TS badge, not a good sign.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Sonofacqms
Tyneside Scottish

I think the Tyneside Irish shoulder title may be OK
Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-01-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Now reduced

OK a good space filler, now reduced to 16 which still includes UK postage.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-01-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Sonofacqms
Plastic Royal West Kent Regt cap badge

I have a spare plastic Royal West Kent Regt cap badge, both blades have been replaced, they have as shown, copper strips glued to the badge and as seen in my photos easily fixed to card or whatever...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-01-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Sonofacqms
Maker marked sliders

These Suffolk TF badges I think are modern, others may disagree.
Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Swedish badges

Any offers?

Rob
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