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Forum: Army 25-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks Frank You are so right, real British...

Thanks Frank

You are so right, real British quality is hard to beat. The later SA cross belt fire gilt badges for the SAAF, Artillery and General Service versions are on a par with these.
Yes,...
Forum: Army 25-03-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Two New DLI Acquisitions

Ticked off two badges on my want list this month.....

DLI Pouch/Cross Belt badge worn post Boer War to around 1914 by Hobson & Son and a Victorian other ranks Helmet Plate.

Had a few...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-03-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Looking at this picture if definitely looks like...

Looking at this picture if definitely looks like the SAMR titles ribbons have been removed from either side, I would definitely say this started life as a South African Mounted Rifles badge.

Brian
Forum: Police 12-03-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Brian Conyngham
I have one of these, was told it might or might...

I have one of these, was told it might or might not be legit.

Apparently and this comes from an ex Koevoet chap, many badges were made by guys on leave in SA in small batches and taken back to...
Forum: Army 12-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Leigh Its title is just "Durban Regiment". ...

Leigh

Its title is just "Durban Regiment".

To be honest I'm not sure if the cap is correct but maybe for mess dress purposes. I will do some digging.

Those "buttons" are actually paper clip...
Forum: Army 12-03-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Brian Conyngham
The Medical Band in Durban wore a Tartan backing...

The Medical Band in Durban wore a Tartan backing if I recall.
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks guys for the input, this is only my second...

Thanks guys for the input, this is only my second named badge.

The first was an incredible reunite with a group of medals I have. I first bought the medals and about 3 years later I found a SA...
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Loupie How about a picture or two of the...

Loupie

How about a picture or two of the collection so far. Those slip on's are getting hard to find, fortunately still pop up from time to time. Acquired a few 3 weeks back but sadly just the...
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Not the one I purchased, wonder what it went for?

Not the one I purchased, wonder what it went for?
Forum: Army 09-03-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank Thanks for clearing that up, yes I...

Hi Frank

Thanks for clearing that up, yes I was over the moon with the Natal Hussars find. Not cheap but few from this era are these days.

Had loads on my plate of late hence my absence from...
Forum: General Topics. 09-03-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Named badges?

Hi All

Not sure if this topic has been discussed before.

Last week I acquired a framed British Para beret badge with a Guards Ribbon Backing. What I did not realize at first but only discovered...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-03-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 27,626
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Marc you have a magnificent Artillery collection,...

Marc you have a magnificent Artillery collection, well done!

Brian
Forum: Army 08-03-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Frank When you say "silver" do you mean...

Hi Frank

When you say "silver" do you mean white metal or cast silver badges?

Regards
Brian
Forum: Army 08-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi A nice crisp striking, there are many...

Hi

A nice crisp striking, there are many versions some rather crude.

Brian
Forum: Army 09-02-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Very nice mint version, there appears to be a few...

Very nice mint version, there appears to be a few versions.
Forum: Army 28-01-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Found it! Second picture is of a "slip...

Found it!

Second picture is of a "slip on".
Forum: Army 28-01-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Loupie I have posted a picture or two on...

Hi Loupie

I have posted a picture or two on here somewhere of these being worn by a chap in the 6th Armoured Div, just cannot find the picture but will keep trying.

Brian
Forum: Air Force 23-01-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Very nice, well done.

Very nice, well done.
Forum: General Topics 23-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Brian Conyngham
There are some South African badges in this...

There are some South African badges in this frame.

Like the Rhodesian ones as well. I found loads in the Cape Town area a few years ago, I'm sure a quartermaster must have passed away or the wife...
Forum: Army 21-01-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Hi Kevin there were a number of variations of...

Hi Kevin there were a number of variations of these badges but yours are fine.

I stand to be corrected but think the collars should be reversed to face inwards. Will try and find out for you.
...
Forum: Army 27-11-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Brian Conyngham
The 84 Signals has the small 84 Brigade Command...

The 84 Signals has the small 84 Brigade Command Bar above it.

I was with 84 Brigade HQ Unit for my National Service, based in Durban.

Brian
Forum: Army 02-11-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Is it lugged?

Is it lugged?
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,928
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Natal Carbineers badge

Hi Guys

Here is a very nice 1906 W M Dowler & Sons silver NC officers badge.

Regards
Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-10-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks all for your input, much appreciated. ...

Thanks all for your input, much appreciated.

Brian
Forum: Army 26-10-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Brian Conyngham
Thanks guys, very chuffed to acquire it.

Thanks guys, very chuffed to acquire it.
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