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Forum: Headdress Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By leigh kitchen
To me, that's the classic when it comes to RMP...

To me, that's the classic when it comes to RMP headgear - I think Red Caps then I think that cap.
(I have to admit that I automatically think "Monkeys" rather than "Red Caps" simply because that was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By leigh kitchen
The design just doesn't look "right" to be a unit...

The design just doesn't look "right" to be a unit atfectation, insignia for a mascot handler.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By leigh kitchen
And the recipe description lamb in a ring of mint?

And the recipe description lamb in a ring of mint?
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
No, I know I keep saying it but "nice". The...

No, I know I keep saying it but "nice".
The progression of models of caps, berets and helmets would make a great display.
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
Ah, a "Blue Cap", nice - I only have a few...

Ah, a "Blue Cap", nice - I only have a few "Vulnerable Points" insignia, no headgear.
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
A 1969 dated cap, it's never had buttons or badge...

A 1969 dated cap, it's never had buttons or badge fitted so that's the way it stays.
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
No, and no hessian cover daubed with boot polish....

No, and no hessian cover daubed with boot polish.
Ah - I love the smell of "Cherry Blossom" in the morning...........

The stencils for these sort of helmet insignia are easily available nowadays...
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Mk V. The liner "sock" isn't the issue item,...

The Mk V. The liner "sock" isn't the issue item, it's a cap comforter that has been opened at one end and had a hole cut in the side so that it can be worn as a balaclava.
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By leigh kitchen
They're interesting items, my only military...

They're interesting items, my only military police headgear are a 1960's forage cap and two steel helmets, one a Mk IV, the other a Mk V.

The Mk IV:
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Oops, I slipped into British rank insignia mode...

Oops, I slipped into British rank insignia mode (well, I was posting at 5:48 in the morning and pre coffee).
The somewhat frayed end of the board doesn't necessarily indicate that it's cut off a...
Forum: Off topic 20-03-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By leigh kitchen
No, no I've seen a lawn mower, I keep one in my...

No, no I've seen a lawn mower, I keep one in my shed though I don't know what they sound like, I've never used the thing for fear of devaluing it's resale value.
They were flying at a height that a...
Forum: Off topic 20-03-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By leigh kitchen
Part of the BoB Flight just flew over my place by...

Part of the BoB Flight just flew over my place by the look and sound of it Lil, heading your wayish - fire up the Audi and get chasing.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By leigh kitchen
Lugs chopped off, hole in skull - "mounted" on a...

Lugs chopped off, hole in skull - "mounted" on a board by a collector or museum (as the IWM used to do but hopefully no longer do).
Forum: Headdress 20-03-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks button - and still badged as Robin Hoods?

Thanks button - and still badged as Robin Hoods?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By leigh kitchen
Must because the thread starter is Canadian.

Must because the thread starter is Canadian.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By leigh kitchen
It ain't - this section of the thread was "moved"...

It ain't - this section of the thread was "moved" a little while back.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-03-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By leigh kitchen
Presumably a piece of fabric, perhaps with...

Presumably a piece of fabric, perhaps with painted insignia from fuselage, wing, tail of a German air force aircraft.
Here's the closest thing I have to a fake German cut out, from Duxford Air Show....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-03-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks cWWII to me. As it's a sew in shoulder...

Looks cWWII to me. As it's a sew in shoulder board of a bright silver braid rather than a detachable dull silver it's a dress shoulder strap for a lieutenant of engineers or for an air force...
Forum: Headdress 19-03-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By leigh kitchen
The bugles and drums detachment, would they have...

The bugles and drums detachment, would they have a Field Officer badged to the detachment?
Forum: Headdress 19-03-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By leigh kitchen
I have a similar helmet but sweatband marked...

I have a similar helmet but sweatband marked "Sutton's 1942".
It has the "false" stitched on pagri introduced in 1941 and replaced by the plain wrap around strap in 1942.
It's been painted white,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-03-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By leigh kitchen
Nah, I meant the odds will be against it being a...

Nah, I meant the odds will be against it being a genuine local made if it was made by the locals in northern Sweden.
I tend to stick dates of aquisition and sometimes place aquired in the event a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-03-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By leigh kitchen
The RAC battalions converted from infantry are...

The RAC battalions converted from infantry are mentioned in a few threads on the forum, including this one:...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-03-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting, thanks button.

Interesting, thanks button.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-03-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By leigh kitchen
My only other glider badges:

My only other glider badges:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By leigh kitchen
The little known trepanned variation?

The little known trepanned variation?
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