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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 04:53 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Straighten me out on this please - it's definite...

Straighten me out on this please - it's definite that 4 Wilts didn't wear a maroon badge backing?
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 03:50 PM
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Views: 170
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ain't it so often the way.......

Ain't it so often the way.......
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 01:16 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
In the copy I have it's just mentioned in general...

In the copy I have it's just mentioned in general that the various designs of collar badges come with different sizes and shapes of tigers, paw up, paw down, voiding varying depending on...
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 11:55 AM
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Views: 109
Posted By leigh kitchen
And remember this? Oh well....... ...

And remember this?
Oh well.......

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-ID-Wrist-Tag-P-Neild-or-PD-Neil-Royal-Engineers/274411773093?hash=item3fe4375ca5:g:6xEAAOSw-m1e6Lx7
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 09:57 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Books just seem to mysteriously increase in...

Books just seem to mysteriously increase in number, I'm awaiting delivery of another eight 6'6" tall "Billy" bookcases and a "Gnedby" after a 4 or 5 day struggle with IKEA (great staff, evil web site...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:50 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't do "Twitter" but I came across this...

I don't do "Twitter" but I came across this mention of a RAC officer's bullion on a Twitter account (while web surfing Indonesian badges), a post from April 2020:

@sps4d
Apr 15
Replying to ...
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've just checked - no name on the sweatband...

I've just checked - no name on the sweatband unfortunately.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By leigh kitchen
Could be, I don't know what what attached arms...

Could be, I don't know what what attached arms etiquette would be in terms of wearing of headgear or insignia or which units would wear that badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, I'd had it noted as Kopassus but an image...

Thanks, I'd had it noted as Kopassus but an image in another thread on the forum a few years ago showed Kopassus wearing a different badge, I was wondering if this one is more of a "general service"...
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thank you for that info.

Thank you for that info.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think that the badge above the chevron may be...

I think that the badge above the chevron may be one of the "LG" variations.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, so not to a specific unit although the...

Thanks, so not to a specific unit although the colour of the beret indicates unit or at least arm?
I'm fairly confident that the badge and beret are genuine and not a marriage, probably dating from...
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By leigh kitchen
A Bradford photographer.

A Bradford photographer.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-07-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By leigh kitchen
It'll be the NACB badge they're wearing. I...

It'll be the NACB badge they're wearing.

I don't have a badge I own to hand, this is - IWM image : IWM INS 7803.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-07-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
Purchased on the forum 4 1/2 years ago, I've...

Purchased on the forum 4 1/2 years ago, I've always veered towards the maroon and white backing probably being a collector's adornment, but could it be a badge backing worn by a unit of the regiment...
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
Churchill's re. The Royal Leicestershire Regiment...

Churchill's re. The Royal Leicestershire Regiment - "Officers wore similar badges to the other ranks on their tunic and frock collars, 'The Royal Tiger in silver within a wreath in gilt metal.' Later...
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
I think a lions paw up version is mentioned in...

I think a lions paw up version is mentioned in Churchill's for an officer's pattern but can't remember the details, I'll check.
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
Were they the oval laurel wreath with tiger?

Were they the oval laurel wreath with tiger?
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks, I did wonder if the buttons may be mess...

Thanks, I did wonder if the buttons may be mess dress rather than cap - from seeing a photo of a card of a variety of Norfolk and Royal Norfolk cap and mess dress buttons at auction a couple of years...
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By leigh kitchen
Illustrations from "The History of The British...

Illustrations from "The History of The British Army Infantry Collar Badge" by Colin Churchill, published by The Naval and Military Press, 2001.

Illustrations 1807 and 1808 show collar badges of...
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By leigh kitchen
Royal Anglian Regiment Field Officer's Forage Cap.

A Royal Anglian Regiment cap but bearing gilt buttons of The Royal Norfolk Regiment which were also worn by The East Anglian Brigade.
The cap has been fitted with at least one, perhaps two different...
Forum: Headdress 03-07-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm not at all sure about the chinstrap though,...

I'm not at all sure about the chinstrap though, would a 1964 - 1967 worn cap have plastic rather than leather.
I'd like to check for a manufacturer's mark on the badge slider but doubt I'd get the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-07-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By leigh kitchen
Would the loop fitting at the top of the KOSB...

Would the loop fitting at the top of the KOSB badge indicate that it was a helmet plate centre?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By leigh kitchen
An Indonesian Beret Badge.

Can any one tell me which unit wears / wore this badge please?
It's about 2 1/2" - 3" in diameter and (unpolished) is copper coloured.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-07-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I thought twice before saying Jimpy rather...

Yes, I thought twice before saying Jimpy rather than Browning, I remember Ferrets and Sarry-Cans with Browning's mounted in the turrets at that time, most of the Saracens that I remember I think...
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