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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-21, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Stafford Knot
Photos attached.

Photos attached.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-21, 04:31 PM
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Views: 216
Posted By Stafford Knot
Highlanders with six lugs

I obtained a silver plated example of the three-piece Highlanders bonnet badge.

The thistle and scroll are marked ‘F&S’ and ‘Firmin’, respectively - although ‘F&S’ are stamped as a mirror...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 25-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Stafford Knot
Gurkha SPS Officers Beret Badge - Black Backing

Officers of the Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support Company (GSPS) of the Brigade of Gurkhas wear a distinctive bullion and silk embroidered GSPS badge on an AGC green backing on their AGC green...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 09:55 AM
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Views: 436
Posted By Stafford Knot
Thanks Alex. That’s really helpful. Peter

Thanks Alex. That’s really helpful. Peter
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 12:02 PM
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Views: 436
Posted By Stafford Knot
Possible RRF Officers Badge

I have come across an example of a Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (RRF) metal beret badge in dead gilt and frosted silver plate. It suggest it is an officer's version.

My understanding was that RRF...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-01-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Stafford Knot
Chris - Forgive my ignorance, but what is the...

Chris - Forgive my ignorance, but what is the 2009 'New Metal' piece?

On OC14's point, the image is of two ACF staff, but a search on the WG Facebook page shows a couple of Regular WG SNCO's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-01-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Stafford Knot
Welsh Guards SNCO Bullion Beret Badge

I recently came a cross a Facebook posts (see attached) showing that Welsh Guards SNCO (Sergeants & above) now wear a silver bullion leek on their khaki berets mounted on the guards' red/blue backing...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Stafford Knot
If anyone has them, I'm also interested in any...

If anyone has them, I'm also interested in any UK/SC/4981 issues since Issue 20 (17
September 2018).

Thanks

Peter
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Stafford Knot
Thanks Tim. I had spotted the issues on the...

Thanks Tim.

I had spotted the issues on the RMH site. Think they go up to issue 20.

Peter
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-07-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Stafford Knot
UK/SC/4981 Clothing Technical Specification - Embroidered Badges - Royal Navy etc

Hello

I'm trying to get hold of copies of of DE&S Defence Clothing Specification UK/SC/4981- "Technical Specification for Embroidered Badges used by Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS, and RFA." ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-03-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Stafford Knot
Thanks guys. That's cleared that up. ...

Thanks guys. That's cleared that up.

Thought it looked a bit too shiny and new.

Best

Peter
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Stafford Knot
Unknown Guards Regiment Star/Badge: Identification Please

One for our Guards Regiments experts.

This five pointed star/badge was part of a lot Guards Regiments badges I recently bought.

It is white metal with copper lugs.

Can anyone identify it...
Forum: General Topics. 01-01-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Stafford Knot
Thanks for the information and Happy New Year to...

Thanks for the information and Happy New Year to you both.

Have visited the eBay link. Some nice items on there.

Peter
Forum: General Topics. 29-12-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Stafford Knot
What happened to MBL/Military Badges Ltd?

Does anyone know what happened to MBL or Military Badges Ltd? The business sold new UK military badges and other items up to 4 or so years ago.

They sold though eBay as 'MBL' and...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-10-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Stafford Knot
New TRFs? Royal Tank Regiment and Small Arms School Corps

I spotted these two TRFs for sale and wondered if they are genuine issue.

The first is said to be the TRF for the Royal Tank Regiment. It's the right regimental colours but vertically aligned....
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-09-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Stafford Knot
Chris, Tim Many thanks for these helpful...

Chris, Tim

Many thanks for these helpful replies. I'm most grateful.

I notice that many badges persist in COSAs/JSPs long after they have been abandoned.

The Royal Regiment of Wales...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 23-09-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Stafford Knot
Intelligence Corps Silver Cap badge

Can anyone shed any light on when the Intelligence Corps Officers stopped using the silver plated metal cap badge that you often see for sale? I assume this coincided with the decision to drop...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-09-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Stafford Knot
Devon & Dorset Officer's Cap Badge

I recently came across a gilt and silver plated Devon & Dorset officer's metal cap badge (2 lugs). Anyone know when the D&D moved to using bullion wire badges on the forage cap?
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 04-11-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Stafford Knot
Evolution of Modern Royal Navy Branch & Qualification Badges

Thanks Ian. Managed to access the site. Lots of other useful references on there too.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 31-10-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Stafford Knot
Modern Royal Navy Branch & Qualification Badges

Thank you Ian and RBJ for your helpful replies.

A couple of questions on your posts:

Ian - The link to the pdf (rmhistorical.com) you included doesn't appear to work - not from my PC anyway! ...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-10-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Stafford Knot
Evolution of Modern Royal Navy Branch & Qualification Badges

The Royal Navy (RN) ratings’ branch structure recently underwent another reorganisation with new branch specialisation badges appearing from 2015 for, eg. ‘Weapons Engineering Technician’ (ET(WE))...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Stafford Knot
Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Side Cap

Anyone able to shed light on the badge worn on WFR Officers' side caps please? The side caps had dark blue flaps and a green crown all edges in gold. Was it the gilt/silver/enamel metal version worn...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-11-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,830
Posted By Stafford Knot
Lightbulb Here are front and back images of the SNIY...

Here are front and back images of the SNIY Troopers' badge I referred to in my 2nd November post. Anyone able to advise whether this is the issued version, prototype, or a copy? Hopeful of the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-11-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Stafford Knot
Smile Tim Your first picture (prototype) matches the...

Tim
Your first picture (prototype) matches the one I was looking at (and in Dave's album) exactly. Your 3rd picture also matches the beret version (on dark green) that I have. The 2nd picture...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-11-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Stafford Knot
Alan/David/Rob Thanks. The badge is exactly...

Alan/David/Rob

Thanks. The badge is exactly that shown in David's album. Given the red backing my guess is that it was a prototype for the wire embroidered forage cap version in the middle of...
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