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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Flatdog
Hi BC, The first badge is not SVC nor SMP....

Hi BC,

The first badge is not SVC nor SMP. The Second I can't see clearly enough,sorry failing eyes.

Both appear to be made up. HK Button man (Karl) will know better. He's an expert.

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-07-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Flatdog
Mick All you need now is this one. ...

Mick

All you need now is this one.

254769

LOL

Clay
Forum: General Topics. 09-07-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Flatdog
LIR wear the Caubeen and badge in all orders of...

LIR wear the Caubeen and badge in all orders of dress. The badge you show and a cracking one was for a beret that sadly never came to fruition. Caubeens are more expensive and a beret would be a good...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-07-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Flatdog
Hello Tim, Yes all companies wear this...

Hello Tim,

Yes all companies wear this title.

Chris,

The target demographic is for ex Guardsmen to fill the ranks of G Company. I would assume they would be considered part of the Household...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-07-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Flatdog
Tim, Yes they do. Chris, Ex...

Tim,

Yes they do.

Chris,

Ex Guardsmen are the target demographic for G Company.

Clay
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Flatdog
Guards Blue Red Blue is worn by all, as they are...

Guards Blue Red Blue is worn by all, as they are a single regiment and recognized as the Reserve Battalion for the Guards. Worn right arm, London District left arm.

It would be nice if perhaps an...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Andrew, Yes, they wear their own badges...

Hi Andrew,

Yes, they wear their own badges (cap and collar).

Clay
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By Flatdog
According to a web search, Patrick Macnee ended...

According to a web search, Patrick Macnee ended his service in the RNVR as a Sub-Lieutenant on MTB's.

The IC uniform must have been for a part.

Clay
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 05-06-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,930
Posted By Flatdog
I can certainly see that "test" badges be made...

I can certainly see that "test" badges be made sterile, but once approved why would badges for service use not be named by the manufacturer? Every single item in service is marked with the makers...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-06-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Yes both Philippine. The first is 1970's...

Hi,

Yes both Philippine. The first is 1970's and the Scout Rangers mid 70's. They are poorly embroidered compared to European standards, although they are getting better.

Scout Rangers are...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 03-06-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Flatdog
Hi John, Looks good, just like mine, Sorry I...

Hi John,

Looks good, just like mine, Sorry I don't have a photo for you. Mine is thin silver no markings medium length lugs and toned, made by a shanghai jeweler of which I can't immediately...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-05-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Flatdog
Second badge is United Arab Emirates Defence...

Second badge is United Arab Emirates Defence Force.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Fourth from left is Belgian NCO's Ninth...

Hi,

Fourth from left is Belgian NCO's Ninth Infantry Regiment,1950's.

I don't know the others, but the first badge may possibly be French.

Clay
Forum: Off topic 10-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Flatdog
Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God...

Rest in Peace Sir, you shall be remembered. God Bless.
Forum: Headdress 08-04-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Mash, Good eye, I didn't even think...

Hi Mash,

Good eye, I didn't even think about KOYLI, they did in fact wear a khaki beret but not for long as they amalgamated into The Light Infantry around 1968. In WW2 they wore the General...
Forum: Headdress 05-04-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Flatdog
Hello, First you are very welcome. ...

Hello,

First you are very welcome.

Second, Rifle and Light Infantry Regiments started to wear Rifle Green berets mid 50's.

Thirdly, The first beret in the link provided is an 80's issue, and...
Forum: Headdress 03-04-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, First the correct term for the blue...

Hi,

First the correct term for the blue beret is Midnight Blue, not Navy Blue.

The 1st Battalion the Royal Norfolk Regiment joined 24th Guards Independent Brigade Group in 1942; the Guards...
Forum: Indian Badges 02-04-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1...

Hi,

All of them Indian Army cap badges WW1 to 1930's I believe.

Clay
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-03-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, The crown over caduceus is Royal...

Hi,

The crown over caduceus is Royal Malaysian Air Force Medical service.

Clay
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Alex, The "All Ranks" badges are exactly...

Hi Alex,

The "All Ranks" badges are exactly that. Although it would not be out of place for a private purchase Silver badge to be acquired, though I've never seen one in the wild. Hopefully...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's....

Hi,

Royal Ceylon Air Force 1950's. Immediately after WW2 the King's Crown was replaced with this Ceylonese type in a bit of nationalization, however the St.Edwards Crown replaced this in order to...
Forum: Arab Nations 03-03-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Flatdog
Bill, This badge and the Coastal Security...

Bill,

This badge and the Coastal Security Force (also large sized) wore a Balmoral bonnet in a greenish Khaki shade.

Clay
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 10-01-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Flatdog
Hi Vincent, I was wondering if you could...

Hi Vincent,

I was wondering if you could elaborate on the St. Edwards crowned version in your avatar. I bid on one once and it went for quite a bit. I have never seen one in use. I would love some...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Flatdog
Hi, Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian...

Hi,

Might be Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, their facing colour is French Grey. On my monitor that what it looks like to me. Hopefully someone with better insight will answer.

Clay
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-01-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Flatdog
Rush's Lancers

Andrew,

237633

Captain Robert W. Mitchell,Company E,
Note crossed lances on front of kepi.

It appears this might be early on and from other photos it appears that the normal cavalry sabres...
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