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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-12-19, 03:15 PM
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
Thank you, Steve . That is very helpful. I have...

Thank you, Steve . That is very helpful. I have seen various types of these over the years but avoided them. This one is made in a similar way to the modern Gurkha Rifles badge, struck metal and...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Me neither, very wary of this kind of badge but...

Me neither, very wary of this kind of badge but it turned up fairly innocently with a Gurkha Artillery badge. It is constructed like a collar badge. I have my doubts about whether it was worn.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-19, 04:53 PM
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
some pictures

couple of pictures
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Gurkha independent parachute company question

Am I correct that the small badge with crossed kukri and parachute above is a collar badge or was it not worn at all. I understand that the standard Parachute Regiment badge was adopted in 1966 with...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 01-10-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Wires are very thin and weak for a belt clasp ,...

Wires are very thin and weak for a belt clasp , but I can see where you are coming from.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 30-09-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Unknown badge , Colonial ?

Recent find came with an Indian badge. Wire loops to reverse as if it may have been on a pagri or perhaps held a plume. Looks a bit like a stylized pineapple. two pence piece for size.
Any ideas?
Forum: Indian Badges 04-04-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Gurkha , but would need a close up of a button...

Gurkha , but would need a close up of a button perhaps.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-04-17, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Rob I bought one of those small ones from a...

Rob I bought one of those small ones from a dealer in Bury st Edmunds and I have never been happy with it. I have got a large printed genuine one just like your other one. I think they should all...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-03-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Agreed , they are often one piece . the hole may...

Agreed , they are often one piece . the hole may be where it has been nailed to a board for display. Nice helmet plate.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-02-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By ANGLE IRON
20th Middlesex vols Artists part of badge

Picked this up with some collars at the weekend, Would love the rest of it!
It looks like the top of the ORs helmet plate.
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Lovely item Rob.

Lovely item Rob.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-02-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
5th battalion , Not sure of date .

5th battalion , Not sure of date .
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-01-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
Lovely badge! perhaps my embroidered one was worn...

Lovely badge! perhaps my embroidered one was worn on a side hat.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-01-17, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
Cheers Andrew.

Cheers Andrew.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-01-17, 04:59 PM
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Views: 948
Posted By ANGLE IRON
4th Sharpshooters Officer's embroidered badge

A lucky find, I had never seen an embroidered version of this badge before. The other two are for size comparison. I was looking for the large Officer's Gaunt made version and stumbled on this one....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-01-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By ANGLE IRON
Officers embroidered version

Officers embroidered beret badge with green backing.
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-05-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Here are the items, including his letter home, ...

Here are the items, including his letter home, pictures showing brothers? , also possibly drummers - machine gunners with range finder, Williams grave, and the small Turkish coin wrapped in foil....
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-05-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Thank you so much, The letter home from him...

Thank you so much, The letter home from him stated that he was in Egypt at the time of writing.
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-05-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Help for info on a Suffolk Territorial

Looking through my collection I found a letter and a Turkish coin from a Soldier of 1/5th Suffolks Lcpl W Drewell 240243 Killed 2/11/17 probably in third battle of Gaza.
Could anyone with a copy of...
Forum: Indian Badges 25-05-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Thanks, that was a fairly high price then.

Thanks, that was a fairly high price then.
Forum: Indian Badges 25-05-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By ANGLE IRON
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ref-26-INDIAN-ARMY-FORCE...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ref-26-INDIAN-ARMY-FORCES-MILITARY-FORMATION-BADGE-patch-India-/262443778126?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=nFlJnBLcUVaKkO4s5cc9vXa6%252BOE%...
Forum: Indian Badges 25-05-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Unknown Indian? formation sign on ebay

Ebay item 262443778126 Seems to be attracting interest. I thought it may be post war . Anyone know what it is?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-04-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Long Melford Troop , Suffolk Yeomanry Cavalry

Thank you to Norfolk Regiment man for finding these for me .
The first two from some years back at auction a badge and a belt plate ornament and the third from a few weeks back , a bronze example....
Forum: Indian Badges 22-01-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Keep looking at it, not even sure its a Chinthe...

Keep looking at it, not even sure its a Chinthe now as have never seen one with raised leg. It is cast brass with a tin like plate similar to some Indian badges. China? Kev
Forum: Indian Badges 21-01-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By ANGLE IRON
Thanks Peter , this one seems to have some age to...

Thanks Peter , this one seems to have some age to it but I had not seen bend over wires on an Indian or Burmese badge before. The other thing I found curious is that the Chinthe appears to be pushing...
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