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Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Milmed
Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform...

Leigh, Second picture is a close up of a uniform button....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By Milmed
Hi Chris, Can confirm these were originally...

Hi Chris,
Can confirm these were originally collars, but there was a change in cap (ATS style) in grey to match the grey Norfolk uniform. A collar badge was worn on the this cap instead of the...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-04-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Milmed
[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles 247893247894 ...

[QUOTE=Neil s;545262]Titles
247893247894

The 2 AMC titles are Australian Army Medical Corps and not RAMC
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-04-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Milmed
King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)

King Frederik IX of Denmark (1947 - 1972)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Milmed
Terry, Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They...

Terry,
Yes the WAMPC was part of WAAS. They wore general service Cap and Collar badges with SAMPC shoulder titles.

The cloth backing was not worn by WAMPC. As far as I am aware cloth backings to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Milmed
I think it may be Canadian medic(or infantry...

I think it may be Canadian medic(or infantry stretcher bearer) trade badge and c. 1956 - 1968
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Milmed
Terry, The WAAS looks like a lead cast economy...

Terry,
The WAAS looks like a lead cast economy version.
The SA General service is a collar badge but should not have the red backing. This was used though by the WAMPC which would fit your...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-04-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Milmed
The top two I believe may be Cadets badges. 1st...

The top two I believe may be Cadets badges. 1st on may be St.Johns College
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 29-03-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Milmed
Yes they would need to provide Provenance. Simply...

Yes they would need to provide Provenance. Simply stating that it is SRA does not make it SRA. Some SA dealers are known to inflate an items description if they have a foreign buyer willing to spend...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 28-03-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Milmed
How do you Know that it is Southern Rhodesia...

How do you Know that it is Southern Rhodesia Artillery?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Milmed
I believe they may be American. Not sure whether...

I believe they may be American. Not sure whether coastguard but probably easy to find via google
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Milmed
Hi Alex, Full title FANY were WWI era and...

Hi Alex,
Full title FANY were WWI era and should be bronze. I think this is one of the fake ones. Stand to be corrected though.

Steven
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Milmed
As you say, you cannot say 'fake' but I would say...

As you say, you cannot say 'fake' but I would say that these are of recent manufacture (the brooch attachment to the buttons). Possible that the vendor acquired a number of buttons with broken shanks...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 17-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Milmed
We used to call them Lecies, so maybe that is...

We used to call them Lecies, so maybe that is where the L comes from
Forum: Police 13-03-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Milmed
Those are all fake produced for the collectors...

Those are all fake produced for the collectors market. Were mostly snapped up by the Americans
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-03-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By Milmed
No, there was a white felt badge, but it is not...

No, there was a white felt badge, but it is not common. If you look carefully at the pic, you can still see quite a lot of the white felt.
Forum: Army 11-03-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Milmed
Unfortunately not. Not even the medics wore any...

Unfortunately not. Not even the medics wore any background to there badges.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-03-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By Milmed
The badge you show is c.WWII and worn with...

The badge you show is c.WWII and worn with tropical dress. The same badge is also available with a black background and worn on the black cap, but has also been seen worn on the white tropical cap. I...
Forum: Army 11-03-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Milmed
No significance other than for display purposes....

No significance other than for display purposes. Was very common a few years back to place a colour felt backing to your badge collection to make it 'pop' when displayed.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Milmed
Not officer specific. Blackened badges in SA...

Not officer specific. Blackened badges in SA context usually indicates form of dress. In this case it would be the khaki drill tunic as worn by other ranks, but could also be worn by officers.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-02-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Milmed
Looking at what has been listed, most would fit...

Looking at what has been listed, most would fit into a ladies purse rather than a suitcase.... and I see the owners of Angola76 are two sisters, so maybe the purse thing is more apt.

Did some...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-02-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Milmed
I think the second title may be 'Supply and...

I think the second title may be 'Supply and Transport Corps'
Forum: Army 18-02-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Milmed
I can concur with Andrew. Brass was a restrike

I can concur with Andrew. Brass was a restrike
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-02-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Milmed
yes the WWII smaller ones are also silver but not...

yes the WWII smaller ones are also silver but not hallmarked or maker marked. They are more difficult to find because of the re-use of WWI badges in WWII.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-02-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Milmed
Terry, The silver hallmarked large tippet...

Terry,
The silver hallmarked large tippet Reserve badge is of WWI vintage. I cannot read the date marks on your badge, but from experience most of the WWI badges were dated 1915.

I believe these...
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