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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Chacal
Hi Stephen I think the RAF eagle would be...

Hi Stephen

I think the RAF eagle would be worn on the sleeve above the rank chevrons, and hence in facing pairs.

I'd say the eagle and wreath is from Nigeria as I have seen badges from Nigeria...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-05-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Chacal
Perhaps connected to the Berlin Airlift? The...

Perhaps connected to the Berlin Airlift? The central device resembles the Berlin Airlift Memorial so possibly a blazer badge for an Old Comrades Association?

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Chacal
I think it is Technical Officer for Bechuanaland...

I think it is Technical Officer for Bechuanaland Protectorate, or a similar British Protectorate but i’m at work at present. I’m sure it is in the Colonial Badges book, and has probably been on the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-05-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Chacal
I've recently seen a KC brass Royal Marines badge...

I've recently seen a KC brass Royal Marines badge with this type of lug.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-05-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Chacal
Birmingham Corps Of Commissionaires. Graham

Birmingham Corps Of Commissionaires.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Chacal
Hi Paul I'll take the Scottish and Arabic if...

Hi Paul

I'll take the Scottish and Arabic if I may please - PM sent.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Chacal
Hi Peter Cyrenaica Police/Defence Force,...

Hi Peter

Cyrenaica Police/Defence Force, used after the independence of Cyrenaica from the British Administration in, I think, 1951 (I’m at work so away from my books).

All the best

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-03-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Chacal
OK, thank you for looking Dave, much appreciated....

OK, thank you for looking Dave, much appreciated. Looks like I need to make a trip to Kew one day.

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-03-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Chacal
Could someone look up an entry in “Police Gallantry” by J. Peter Farmery please?

Does anyone have a copy of “Police Gallantry” by J. Peter Farmery, covering awards of the King's Police Medal, the King's Police and Fire Service Medal and the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry,...
Forum: Military Buttons 20-03-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Chacal
Just a guess: East Africa Railways & Harbours? ...

Just a guess: East Africa Railways & Harbours?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-03-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Chacal
For sale - 2 Sqn. RAF School of Recruit Training scarf c.1978

For sale - red towelling scarf, bought and worn by me during basic training at the School of Recruit Training, Royal Air Force Swinderby, Jan - Mar 1978. It is red to match the red plastic discs we...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-03-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By Chacal
Hi Looking at the sign it appears that an...

Hi

Looking at the sign it appears that an additional word is obscured, i.e. Kensington ____ Gardens. There is a Kensington Palace Gardens, as you say near Kensington Palace, however due to that...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-03-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Studio portrait L/Bdr 12th AA Div. (Scotland)

For sale: BW studio portrait of a Lance Bombardier, clearly showing the double six domino formation sign of 12th Anti-Aircraft Division, dated on the reverse 29 Jan 1942.
Photo size 6.6 x 11.4cm, in...
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Chacal
Cool, thank you, I didn't know that :)

Cool, thank you, I didn't know that :)
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, I thought it had attached the link,...

Thank you, I thought it had attached the link, but obviously not.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Chacal
Ras Al Khaimah wreathed bronzed cap badge - also worn by RAK Police?

I recently bought this Ras Al Khaimah Mobile Force bronzed cap badge in a lot. Their insignia was covering in this thread...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-03-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bill Just a guess but probably used by...

Hi Bill

Just a guess but probably used by the Policia Militar (National Police) in each state, I recall having similar in a lot of Brazilian patches some years ago. The state flags are:
1. Mato...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-02-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jerry War Office Controlled Units, comes...

Hi Jerry

War Office Controlled Units, comes in KC & QC.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 09-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Fred, nice to see another, sometimes...

Thank you Fred, nice to see another, sometimes badges are like buses :).

All the best

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-02-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jerry A nice, unusual badge, it has been...

Hi Jerry

A nice, unusual badge, it has been previously discussed here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87945&highlight=northumberland

All the best

Graham
Forum: Military Buttons 08-02-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Chacal
It is an International Navigation Co. button. ...

It is an International Navigation Co. button.

Graham
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 01-02-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By Chacal
New RAF uniform?

This, and other, proposed RAF uniforms were posted on Reddit. I can't say I'm overly impressed - any more than I was with the "Thunderbird" No. 2 jacket.

And now I've the theme from Starship...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Chacal
I would say a 'lucky black cat' pin badge/brooch.

I would say a 'lucky black cat' pin badge/brooch.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-01-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve The badge for Alderham School,...

Hi Steve

The badge for Alderham School, Herts, looks a good match.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 23-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,251
Posted By Chacal
Hi Eddie Not sure if this is the same as...

Hi Eddie

Not sure if this is the same as yours, but this link shows Colonel Shaw, Chief of Police in Cyrenaica, wearing something similar:
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