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Forum: General Topics. 19-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Chacal
If my place of employment is forced to close I'll...

If my place of employment is forced to close I'll be looking for work elsewhere. Much as I'd like to spend the time getting collections in order I can ill afford to lose a week or more's pay. If I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Chacal
Hi Colin I may be wrong but I think “AMW” is...

Hi Colin

I may be wrong but I think “AMW” is Air Ministry Wardens, the security organisation prior to the founding of the Air Ministry Constabulary.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 16-03-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By Chacal
The War Medal appears to have a Mention In...

The War Medal appears to have a Mention In Dispatches oakleaf, the awarding of that might appear in print somewhere?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-03-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Chacal
Group of 8 sporting medals to a Gordon Highlander early 1930s for sale

I have for sale a group of 8 sporting medals to L/Cpl G. Hay, Gordon Highlanders, each in individual velvet lined cases (6 by F. Phillips, Aldershot; 2 by NAAFI).

1. Individual Cross-County 1930...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Chacal
Hi Dennis The wording reads "Je...

Hi Dennis

The wording reads "Je Maintiendrai" and the badge appears to be that of the Netherlands Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Marine_Corps

Hope...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: 2 x Marples & Beasley & 2 x Dowler marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, 2 marked Marples & Beasley Birmingham and 2 marked Dowler Birmingham, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: 3 x Firmin London & 3 x London Badge & Button marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, 3 are marked Firmin London, and 3 are London Badge & Button Co. Ltd., all in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: mixed cap/beret badges

I have for sale these cap/beret badges, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not kosher, please let me know.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-03-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: J.R. Gaunt B’ham marked AA cap/beret badges

I have for sale these AA cap/beret badges, all marked J.R. Gaunt B’ham, in used good condition with service wear. If you spot any errors, or anything not kosher, please let me know.

£5 each,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Chacal
High Wood and CB Thank you for your...

High Wood and CB

Thank you for your comments, greatly appreciated.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Chacal
Hi Exiazero That is brilliant, thank you for...

Hi Exiazero

That is brilliant, thank you for this, most helpful.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-03-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Chacal
For ID: Oriental British-style police whistle

Good evening

I recently bought this British-style police whistle with Oriental markings, more out of curiosity than anything else. Can anyone help me translate the markings? Or at least determine...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-03-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Chacal
The top one looks like niello inlaid in silver so...

The top one looks like niello inlaid in silver so perhaps made in the Middle East?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-03-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Chacal
For sale - HMS Churchill wall plaque

I have for sale this HMS Churchill wall plaque, 14 x 16.5cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in), plaster on wood, some paint chipping/surface wear as shown.

£12 plus £4 to cover postage at 2nd Class Signed For...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 01-03-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Chacal
Hi Mike Could it be Portuguese? Apparently...

Hi Mike

Could it be Portuguese? Apparently they operated Valentines.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Kent National Reserve badge with slider fitted

I have for sale a Kent National Reserve badge, stamped “Croneen New Brompton”, which has had a slider fitted to replace the original lapel fitting.

£12 plus UK postage £2.50 2nd Class Signed For...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Chacal
Price reduced: £6 inc. UK postage at 2nd...

Price reduced:

£6 inc. UK postage at 2nd Class Large Letter.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Chacal
Both badges now sold, thank you to the buyers.

Both badges now sold, thank you to the buyers.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-03-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Chacal
Glasgow cap badge on hold pending payment.

Glasgow cap badge on hold pending payment.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-02-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Chacal
Shoulder title SOLD.

Shoulder title SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-02-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Chacal
Prices reduced: Cap badges - Glasgow And...

Prices reduced:

Cap badges -
Glasgow And Strathclyde UOTC AA [Dowler. Birmingham] (4th pattern - KK Fig. 2460) £7.00

Glasgow And Strathclyde UOTC AA [London Badge & Button co. Ltd.] (4th...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-02-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Chacal
Prices reduced: Glasgow University O.T.C....

Prices reduced:

Glasgow University O.T.C. blackened brass cap badge (1st pattern - KK Fig. 2457) £35.00 SOLD.

Glasgow/ O.T.C. /University blackened brass shoulder title (worn off front, one...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By Chacal
Hi Phil Looks like the Special Constabulary...

Hi Phil

Looks like the Special Constabulary Long Service ribbon with the red faded to orange.

Graham
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-02-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Chacal
I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure this is a...

I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure this is a modern fashion item worn by punks, bikers, and the like.

Graham
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-02-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Chacal
#2 Appears to be connected to Harrow County...

#2 Appears to be connected to Harrow County School for Boys:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrow_High_School#/media/File:Harrow_County_School_for_Boys_Old_Crest.jpg

Graham
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