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Forum: Other Corps 28-12-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By green_jas
The left wing is a fake. The right bullion wing...

The left wing is a fake.
The right bullion wing is 100% original and quite rare.
The tunic is a made up fake.
All the items map/paybook etc are original.
If you study the tunic you can see it has...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 07-08-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,705
Posted By green_jas
This picture was on another thread but I believe...

This picture was on another thread but I believe this is the crossed enamel flag you are speaking about. Upon reading the information on the card it says that the two badges (Enamel crossed flag and...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 05-08-17, 04:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,705
Posted By green_jas
If you are asking what the actual flags mean I...

If you are asking what the actual flags mean I would think it is a patch to denote the there role, crossed flags as they used flags to signal back in the day. Much like a crossed rifle for Infantry...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 05-08-17, 04:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,705
Posted By green_jas
I would assume that it is perhaps the signals...

I would assume that it is perhaps the signals corps colours? I have seen that patch on black background as well.

Thanks
Jas
Forum: General Topics 02-08-17, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By green_jas
I think they are quite rare titles, I bid $500. ...

I think they are quite rare titles, I bid $500.
I thought if one was for sale individually it would be $250+.
I have never actually seen one of these for sale before.
The search...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-06-17, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,042
Posted By green_jas
They could be officer cadet tabs? Thanks, Jas

They could be officer cadet tabs?

Thanks, Jas
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 30-05-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By green_jas
I think that was an insert from the Charles Bean...

I think that was an insert from the Charles Bean World War One (12 Volume) Australian War History series produced by the Australian War Memorial in the late 1930's - 1940's. Not sure which volume out...
Forum: Other Corps 22-04-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,223
Posted By green_jas
They are not really rare. Maybe $100 or so.

They are not really rare. Maybe $100 or so.
Forum: General Topics 26-02-17, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By green_jas
here is a copy of that button book for sale on...

here is a copy of that button book for sale on ebay.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Australian-Military-Button-book-COSSUM-/361910741284?hash=item54438fa924:g:L88AAOSw3v5YrQZ0
Forum: General Topics 26-02-17, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By green_jas
Take a look in Cossums Military Button book. It...

Take a look in Cossums Military Button book.
It lists all the types and periods of WW1/WW2 buttons.

Thanks,
Jas
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 05-01-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By green_jas
Mark, Well I was only helping to make sure...

Mark,

Well I was only helping to make sure you did not pay twice the amount for an item since you were just starting to collect these items but someone took offence to me trying to save you money....
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 05-01-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By green_jas
I have just realised you advertise/promote this...

I have just realised you advertise/promote this Militaria Dealer at the bottom of your posts. It now makes sense why you have come out whining over a simple comment about how expensive they are.
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 05-01-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By green_jas
I will make comments about whatever I feel I...

I will make comments about whatever I feel I would like to make comments about. Stating a fairly obvious fact that $250 is a price gouge.
It like saying $1.40 a litre for petrol is a price gouge....
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 05-01-17, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By green_jas
Nothing wrong with the patch, but the price these...

Nothing wrong with the patch, but the price these guys are trying to gouge???
They come up on Ebay all the time for les than half that price.

Thanks,
Jas
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 01-01-17, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,581
Posted By green_jas
Here is the badge being worn by a VC man. ...

Here is the badge being worn by a VC man.

8th Australian Infantry Battalion Donovan Joynt VC (1889-1986)

Thanks,

Jas
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 28-12-16, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,512
Posted By green_jas
Looks like an early jubilee medal. thanks ...

Looks like an early jubilee medal.

thanks
jas
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 04-12-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By green_jas
You are absolutely correct it is a very rare...

You are absolutely correct it is a very rare badge.
It seems to be the eternal question? Vol Horse or Vol Hospital.
Well you have an interesting point in regards to brooch factory made for females...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 04-12-16, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By green_jas
Hi Roy, Yes that was a lot of money...

Hi Roy,

Yes that was a lot of money especially for it being a kind of damaged badge turned into a brooch, I guess you could maybe have it repaired back to its original condition?
Has anyone been...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 03-12-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By green_jas
Same as the two patterns Cossum describes in the...

Same as the two patterns Cossum describes in the 1930-42 book in regards to the 1st Armoured Car Regt type 1 and 2.
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 03-12-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,822
Posted By green_jas
Australian Commando Colour Patch

Hello all,

If anyone is looking for what looks like to be a nice original 2/7th Commando Regiment colour patch here is one going cheap.
...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 02-12-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By green_jas
Further to English made discussion. See the 1st...

Further to English made discussion.
See the 1st Australian Light Horse Regt (NSW Lancers) 1900- 1912 period hat badges.
The badge on the left is J.R GAUNT maker on reverse tablet and the one of the...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 02-12-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By green_jas
I have seen photographs of it being worn Boer War...

I have seen photographs of it being worn Boer War and within NSW.
Here is a photograph of it being worn on a cap. I think the War Memorial has photographs of it being worn in the Boer War and...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 02-12-16, 04:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By green_jas
I don't think I can buy that assumption that it's...

I don't think I can buy that assumption that it's "Volunteer Hospital" do you have any reference to it being "Volunteer Hospital"?? It looks and smells like "Volunteer Horse". Does anyone have any...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 01-12-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By green_jas
I have no idea as to what you are trying to say? ...

I have no idea as to what you are trying to say?

Jas
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 01-12-16, 06:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By green_jas
Yes I am fairly sure this is "Volunteer Horse"...

Yes I am fairly sure this is "Volunteer Horse" not "Volunteer Hospital"
If you look at the attached photograph of the early "Volunteer Horse" badge you will note that the "VH" lettering is nearly...
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