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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-05-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 491
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Have you got 7006 (VR) Sqn? Known in unit as the...

Have you got 7006 (VR) Sqn? Known in unit as the "electrocuted duck".
Forum: Other Militaria 09-05-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By Staffsyeoman
All I can add is that the absence of an Italy or...

All I can add is that the absence of an Italy or France and Germany Star after the Africa Star suggests possibilities such as a prisoner of war, sufficiently wounded to take no part in the war...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Staffsyeoman
It's a variation on the 81st (West African)...

It's a variation on the 81st (West African) Division sign.
Forum: General Topics. 04-05-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By Staffsyeoman
My then flatemate was wearing the metal short...

My then flatemate was wearing the metal short arms as a beret badge as part of the HAC's HSF detachment in the early 90s.
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-05-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Staffsyeoman
18-Sep-1941 21-Jan-1942 British 1 Royal Tank...

18-Sep-1941 21-Jan-1942 British 1 Royal Tank Regiment
18-Sep-1941 21-Jun-1942 British 4 Royal Tank Regiment
18-Sep-1941 22-Jan-1942 British 7 Royal Tank Regiment
10-Apr-1942 21-Jun-1942...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-04-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,699
Posted By Staffsyeoman
On that basis the valuation for the whole...

On that basis the valuation for the whole collection - not just the SAS/SBS group - was way under (as usual).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-04-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Staffsyeoman
"Rifles" Busby and Jacket

Friends, sent to me from a collector in Canada for ID - does anyone recognise it? The pale green frogging and shoulder straps have thrown me. I suspect the busby doesn't go, hence my asking...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 15-04-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Error not withstanding, it also looks cheap and...

Error not withstanding, it also looks cheap and nasty whilst being somewhat expensive.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Staffsyeoman
No, but the Royal Ulster Rifles did - and he...

No, but the Royal Ulster Rifles did - and he might have been sent to them as an additional reinforcement (like members of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment were sent to the Royal Leicesters). My...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Agreed. Possibly late KRRC.

Agreed. Possibly late KRRC.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-04-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The ribbons are perfectly all right. It is an...

The ribbons are perfectly all right. It is an Efficiency Decoration (post-nominals TD), not an Efficiency Medal, which by this time was narrower and had thin yellow edges, not a yellow centre...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-04-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Staffsyeoman
What a load of complete rubbish. All of it.

What a load of complete rubbish. All of it.
Forum: The Home Front 26-03-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Oh dear, he doesn't seem to have any other items...

Oh dear, he doesn't seem to have any other items for sale, what a pity! :D
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Staffsyeoman
There is a Gallipoli 2015 one as well.

There is a Gallipoli 2015 one as well.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-03-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The "badge" on his pocket is a watch fob attached...

The "badge" on his pocket is a watch fob attached to the chain and bar visible through the pocket flap above the button. Enough to give the Guardroom Sergeant the vapours, but added for "walking out"...
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Staffsyeoman
A yes from me, too.

A yes from me, too.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-03-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Staffsyeoman
.....or Pakistan?

.....or Pakistan?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 05-03-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Yes, horrible but completely genuine.

Yes, horrible but completely genuine.
Forum: General Topics. 05-03-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Nothing wrong with them; the mounting is old...

Nothing wrong with them; the mounting is old fashioned - possibly even home done and looks like it has loosened with wear. MBEs are never named. The vendor hasn't shown the back of the Efficiency...
Forum: General Topics. 06-02-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Hear, hear! :D

Hear, hear! :D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Yeah, as a member of the extended Royal Warwicks...

Yeah, as a member of the extended Royal Warwicks family I'd give Bobby a home too. Not fake, just crudely repaired.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Staffsyeoman
I think this is a 1970s reproduction of a...

I think this is a 1970s reproduction of a Worcestershire Regiment pouch badge as suggested. There were lots of them around at one point and I suspect this one has been artificially aged.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Staffsyeoman
Rather than the Sandeman Port man, I'd rather...

Rather than the Sandeman Port man, I'd rather suggest "cloak and dagger".
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-01-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Staffsyeoman
They are still in production (licensed from the...

They are still in production (licensed from the MOD) for the collectors' market - as is the OR anodised cap badge (you can pick one up for £5-6 online, but they are popping up in auction catalogues...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-01-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Staffsyeoman
The top one is a common fake originating from the...

The top one is a common fake originating from the sub-continent, with the horrible, thin embroidery. The modern Commando also exists in subdued patterns in black on sand and black on olive - anyone...
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