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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 08:04 PM
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Posted By GTB
Thanks, marc GTB

Thanks, marc

GTB
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Yesterday, 03:11 PM
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Views: 88
Posted By GTB
SNCOs gun arm badge

I am right in thinking the larger version is for greatcoat?

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 01:41 PM
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Posted By GTB
Thanks both GTB

Thanks both

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:31 PM
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Views: 101
Posted By GTB
pair cloth guns

Unsure of how to caption this pair of guns. Comments welcome as to identifying.

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By GTB
I can confirm that the design of the male...

I can confirm that the design of the male 'tongue' is identical to mine. The only variation is the wear on the anchor stock

Boys Naval Bde is the chief contender, regardless of steel v brass
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-05-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By GTB
I think these would have a B either side of...

I think these would have a B either side of anchor

GTB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-05-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By GTB
Unknown naval buckle

This piece has lain unidentified for quite some time. I am tending towards German seamen ranks because of pebbling but it could be anything.

Made of steel, no markings

Comments welcome

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 23-05-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
As a point of interest, the soldier standing 3rd...

As a point of interest, the soldier standing 3rd from left, back row, is a member of the Revenue Security Corps

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-05-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
Summer khaki armlets for Sgt and Staff sgt, AFM -...

Summer khaki armlets for Sgt and Staff sgt, AFM - both featuring the Gun

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
Here we are Keith. Unfortunately page oversized...

Here we are Keith. Unfortunately page oversized for the scanner platen. I only have the frontispiece . Issued to celebrate 40 years AFM (1970-2010)

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-05-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
Thanks for your contribution, KOMalta GTB

Thanks for your contribution, KOMalta

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-05-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
Hi Keith Yes, the AFM have perpetuated their...

Hi Keith

Yes, the AFM have perpetuated their Gunner antecedents, hence apart from your observation, the cap badges and buttons are as for RMA but without Crowns.

Can you verify the precise...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-05-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By GTB
RMA title

Posting an RMA (Royal Malta Artillery) wartime battledress slip-on, embroidered in black.
Note that the configuration fully complies with the brass s/t, in that not only is it curved but the number...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-05-20, 11:16 AM
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Posted By GTB
RMA in Germany

Two patches as worn by the Royal Malta Artillery in Germany, mid-60s, when part of the British Army
BAOR and 1st AGRA

The owner obliged me at the time by ripping them off his denim jacket and...
Forum: Other Militaria 19-05-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By GTB
This is telling, from Googling: A...

This is telling, from Googling:


A proclamation issued by Charles II in 1661 ran:

And His Majesty doth further command, That on all other Stores, Where it may be done without prejudice to...
Forum: Other Militaria 19-05-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By GTB
Thanks all for your contributions. Must be an...

Thanks all for your contributions.
Must be an important item for a nail or so to be individually stamped with Arrow! I can understand a tool, however small, being stamped and that may also have been...
Forum: Other Militaria 19-05-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By GTB
nail/spike

An intriguing little item which needs verifying.
Flat tapered brass nail/spike and which is barbed; on one side is the broad arrow.
Could this be a spike as in 'spiking a gun'? Length 1 1/2"

GTB
Forum: Other Militaria 11-05-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By GTB
It happens to the best of us, Rob. I'm sure we.ve...

It happens to the best of us, Rob. I'm sure we.ve all gone down the Wallies Road at some time or other!
GTB
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By GTB
The intriguing French award is a Historical...

The intriguing French award is a Historical Institute of France Great Gold Medal neck badge
GTB
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By GTB
Thankyou both for contributions. Have since found...

Thankyou both for contributions. Have since found a splendid Boer War grouping online, just as I had thought. Pleasantly surprised to see the LS clasp on the League's ribbon

GTB
Forum: Other Militaria 10-05-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By GTB
League of Mercy badge

The attached medal/badge, although not strictly military, would grace any uniform or medal collection. The POW plumes are articulated which allows the medal to be folded flat. This specimen is an...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-05-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By GTB
To remove any doubt about genuineness here is a...

To remove any doubt about genuineness here is a dug specimen and the rear shows that the 'M' has been sweated on
GTB
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 09-05-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By GTB
My specimen GTB

My specimen
GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 09-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By GTB
I would have thought that a Luxembourg Senior...

I would have thought that a Luxembourg Senior Customs Officer cap badge would be definitely a no=go item but Providence supplied the complete thing!

GTB

OOPS. Orientation haywire
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 09-05-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By GTB
Peter An excellent specialised reference...

Peter

An excellent specialised reference work. Many thanks for kindly availing it

Rgds

GTB
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