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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 06:30 PM
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Posted By manchesters
From what I can see your postage costs (about...

From what I can see your postage costs (about 10) prevents anyone in the UK buying your badges unless they are 1 each or thereabouts, so Dave is right.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By manchesters
Identical one for sale here:- ...

Identical one for sale here:-

https://www.coldstreammilitaryantiques.com/en-GB/import---uniforms/grenadier-guards-eiir-officer-s-scarlet-tunic-/prod_20252#.XQUD9bxKhPY

regards
Forum: General Topics. Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By manchesters
New Zealand Regiment, JRG ,makers mark often...

New Zealand Regiment,

JRG ,makers mark often found on NZ badges.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By manchesters
The medal ribbons are 1939/45 Star; Africa Star...

The medal ribbons are 1939/45 Star; Africa Star with 1st Army numeral; Italy Star.

regards
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 13-06-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By manchesters
Probably a collar badge thats been converted. ...

Probably a collar badge thats been converted.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-06-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By manchesters
I give up:confused:

I give up:confused:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-06-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By manchesters
Rob, They are definately wearing the...

Rob,

They are definately wearing the standard KC Bandsman badge.

Didnt change from 1902 - 1952 other than makers variations.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-06-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By manchesters
George, Just goes to show anything is...

George,

Just goes to show anything is possible with badges and dates and rules dont mean too much. Superb.

regards
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 12-06-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By manchesters
No problem. good luck regards

No problem.
good luck

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-06-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By manchesters
David, If I am obtuse I fear you are more so...

David,

If I am obtuse I fear you are more so to keep ignoring the facts that:-

"these badges were worn on collars, caps and other items of equipment and Churchill deals only with collars".
...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 12-06-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By manchesters
Plenty here:- ...

Plenty here:-

https://www.regimentalbrooches.com/shop.php?c=39

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-06-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By manchesters
David, As I said these badges were worn on...

David,

As I said these badges were worn on collars, caps and other items of equipment and Churchill deals only with collars.

The Torin cap in this thread is a prime example of a similar badge...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-06-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By manchesters
Thats just not correct. 'Generic' = not...

Thats just not correct.

'Generic' = not specific, and thats just what many types of strung bugles were.

Used by many regiments, Corps and Battalions both on collars, caps and other items of...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-06-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By manchesters
Jon, Agreed on all points. Interestingly...

Jon,

Agreed on all points.
Interestingly he will be wearing another set of KC over crossed rifles on each shoulder strap. Seen it in several other School of Musketry NCO photos, so 6 KC over...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By manchesters
Fill yer boots ...

Fill yer boots

https://www.rlcmuseumshop.co.uk/collections/books/products/b23-badges-of-the-empires-waggoners

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-06-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By manchesters
Roy, As the 31st Signal Coy were designated...

Roy,

As the 31st Signal Coy were designated as 'Leeds' I would say Chapel = Chapletown, Leeds.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-06-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By manchesters
Malcolm, Pre 1868 one chevron of double lace...

Malcolm,

Pre 1868 one chevron of double lace was worn below the colour badge on the right arm and the usual 3 bar chevron on the left.

In 1868 when the Crossed Flags Colour Sergeant badge was...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Very Fake

Very Fake
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-06-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By manchesters
Hello, I dont believe its a SRY badge. ...

Hello,

I dont believe its a SRY badge.

The generic bugle horn badge has been around for a long time and was widely adopted by the 1859 raised rifle volunteers and worn on shako's, caps,...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-06-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By manchesters
See here:- ...

See here:-

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ULTRA-RARE-VICTORIAN-ROYAL-NAVY-HMS-EXCELLENT-BAND-BRASS-CAP-BADGE-SMALL-BUTTON/123797202744?hash=item1cd2e36738:g:5gcAAOSwgzBcMkmF

and here:-
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
I dont see anything military in your photo. ...

I dont see anything military in your photo.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By manchesters
Fred, Its not military. Its a padded star...

Fred,

Its not military. Its a padded star worn on a sash for a Friendly/Fraternal society type organisation and is typical of items made by Tutill, London in the late 19th Century/Early 20th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-06-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By manchesters
If its an officers tunic it should have bullion...

If its an officers tunic it should have bullion rank badges on the shoulder straps.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By manchesters
It looks to me like VRI reversed and intertwined...

It looks to me like VRI reversed and intertwined to my eyes and if so could be off some Indian uniform either military or other municipal/state employee, banner, cloth etc. Just guessing really
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By manchesters
Mike, What size is it? regards

Mike,

What size is it?

regards
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