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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-06-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By William
Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer,...

Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer, with separate crown, also with silver globe. No maker's mark. Both parts are AA.

I have always believed this to be a cap-badge for RM Warrant...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By William
You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though...

You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though the traditional soldered loop-type lugs may not be strong enough to carry such a weighty cap-badge. I guess that most Aberdeen OTC badges I have come...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By William
No idea. ����

No idea. ����
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-05-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By William
Thanks to all, for all images and info. This...

Thanks to all, for all images and info.

This Royal Malta Artillery AA cap badge is stamped 'BUTTONS LTD' and over-stamped 'FIRMIN & SONS LONDON'

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By William
No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not...

No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not any sort of expert in this stuff, but thanks for the answer.

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By William
Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the...

Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the education, Tim!

16/5 Lancers? Or just 16 Lancers?

Attached fotos show 21 Lancers - just noticed this one is also an Azam.

Cheers!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By William
Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The...

Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The Leinsters.

Not sure exactly what is this Royal Marines (RM Fusiliers? RM Band?) Azam cap-badge?

Third image is an Azam to 16 The Queen's Lancers....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By William
Nice one, Sean! Keep making your own luck! ...

Nice one, Sean!

Keep making your own luck!

All the best, mate!

W
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-05-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By William
Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!...

Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!

Thanks for sharing and hope you are well!

W
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By William
Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂

Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-02-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,641
Posted By William
If I hadn't seen this with my own eyes, I...

If I hadn't seen this with my own eyes, I wouldn't have believed it!

Congratulations, Colin! Very well done indeed!

Welcome to the club! 😊😊😊

William
Forum: Off topic 24-11-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By William
Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks...

Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks for sharing.

But, oh boy, you've got it bad!

😊
Forum: Off topic 18-11-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By William
Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks...

Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks for sharing.

But, oh boy, you've got it bad!

😊
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By William
Can't find your album. Please can you share a...

Can't find your album. Please can you share a link?

Many thanks!
Forum: Arab Nations 02-09-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By William
Thanks for sharing the fotos on yr Flickr page,...

Thanks for sharing the fotos on yr Flickr page, Mark. A lot of interesting and evocative images!

William
Forum: General Topics. 25-08-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By William
Gem! Thanks for the good research, David. ...

Gem! Thanks for the good research, David.

Also thanks to everyone for all the comments.

Problem solved, I think.

All the best

William
Forum: General Topics. 24-08-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By William
Pewter Tankard

Just picked up this very nice 1872 one-pint pewter tankard, from a shop in London.

WLRV
PRIVATE E SEYMOUR
WINNER OF THE
GRAHAM CHALLENGE CUP
1872

Anyone got any idea what WLRV stands for?...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-07-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By William
Thanks, Henk! W

Thanks, Henk!

W
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-07-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By William
14th Hussars

From Simon Lewis - BRITISH ARMY CAP BADGES.

This is from the Boys Own annual 1920-21. It shows the 14th Hussars with the Royal Cypher Cap badge. Does anyone know when did they revert back to the...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-07-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,276
Posted By William
About the Wiltshire Regiment, Page 135 of "Badge...

About the Wiltshire Regiment, Page 135 of "Badge Backings and Special Embellishments of The British Army" says... "A 2 inch square badge backing, together with a small maroon cut-out in the shape of...
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By William
Bought a clock from an Ebay seller in Malta a few...

Bought a clock from an Ebay seller in Malta a few months ago. Received it without any problems, no customs duty due and no other issues at all.

Cheers

William
Forum: Arab Nations 23-05-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By William
For reference... All the best William

For reference...

All the best

William
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-05-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By William
Many thanks for all comments. Much...

Many thanks for all comments.

Much appreciated and thanks again.

William
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-05-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By William
Uncle Ernie

Dear All,

Here is a foto of Great Uncle Ernest.

Can anyone identify the insignia?

Many thanks for any suggestions.

Best regards and a happy lockdown to all.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-04-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By William
Unusual badge. Excellent find. Interesting IG...

Unusual badge. Excellent find. Interesting IG artefact. Looks like you have unearthed yet another extreme rarity! I

Congratulations, Sean on another good discovery!

W
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