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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia Yesterday, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Paddington. Your account is...

Welcome to the Forum Paddington. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Bill A
The Canada titles imaged were the nationality...

The Canada titles imaged were the nationality titles for the CF uniforms. They were introduced at the time the CF uniform was issued starting circa 1968. The original intention was that the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-07-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Bill A
Hi wuntbedruv, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hi wuntbedruv, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 19-07-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By Bill A
These are collar badges worn by the 15th Bn...

These are collar badges worn by the 15th Bn Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Bill A
Hello Tim, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Tim, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 18-07-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Bill A
Ah, that explains the 48th. The RCR used that...

Ah, that explains the 48th. The RCR used that style of crown again in the 40's and into the 60's.
Forum: Infantry 18-07-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Bill A
The top right badge is a sporran badge for the...

The top right badge is a sporran badge for the 50th Gordon Highlanders of Canada, but it is damaged. The regimental number has been scraped off the shield portion of the badge. The Black Watch badge...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-07-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Bill A
Hi Edelweiss123, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hi Edelweiss123, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 16-07-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By Bill A
Other things to look for include darkened...

Other things to look for include darkened finishes which are typical of First WW examples.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Bill A
Hello itgik, your account is active and open for...

Hello itgik, your account is active and open for posts. Hopefully the membership can assist you.
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By Bill A
It is a cast copy.

It is a cast copy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-19, 01:46 PM
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Views: 249
Posted By Bill A
Hello Dawny, your account is active and open for...

Hello Dawny, your account is active and open for posts.
The top pin may be an association pin or sweetheart. The bottom pin is a sweetheart pin based on US wings.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Bill A
Bingo. Thank-you JF. That is the shade of purple...

Bingo. Thank-you JF. That is the shade of purple used on the SSR CFSC and some of the shoulder titles. (The purple was apparently very difficult to match in dye lots.)
The other explanation for the...
Forum: Infantry 15-07-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By Bill A
Could you post an image of the reverse?

Could you post an image of the reverse?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Bill A
Thanks jf42. Do you know what shade of purple?...

Thanks jf42. Do you know what shade of purple? (There is a reason behind the questions. In the post First WW Cdn militia, the Saskatchewan Border Regiment was allied with the Border Regiment. They...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Bill A
Border Regiment

In perusing Jon Mill's Badges on Battle Dress, he notes on pg 82 that the Border Regiment's flash included green, yellow and purple. Does anyone know the significance of the colours, in particular...
Forum: General Topics 14-07-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bill A
Thanks Leigh. I was not aware of that site.

Thanks Leigh. I was not aware of that site.
Forum: General Topics 14-07-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bill A
Steve, I have this HLI of C stable belt. It came...

Steve, I have this HLI of C stable belt. It came from the estate of an officer and is attributed to the 1950's.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Bill A
Hello telewis, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello telewis, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Images of the buttons didn't get posted?
Forum: Infantry 11-07-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Bill A
Great image. The brass collars and badges were...

Great image. The brass collars and badges were prohibited shortly after the outbreak of the war, but some regiments continued to wear them. When cloth became available, they adopted the fabric...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 11-07-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Bill A
Hello Paul, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hello Paul, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Bill A
Hello Henry, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Henry, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-07-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Bill A
Hello JB. The Ministerial Order of 25th August is...

Hello JB. The Ministerial Order of 25th August is a British MO? I can't find the Canadian one...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 06-07-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Bill A
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 06-07-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Bill A
John, could you add some provenance? When in...

John, could you add some provenance? When in particular?
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