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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-07-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks TC Its goods to clear up legit v...

Thanks TC

Its goods to clear up legit v replica insignia in amongst the collection.
Again it would of been one of my first printed pegasus FS I brought and since then I have made no mistakes of...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-07-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
I like the post WWII to mid 1960's era wings and...

I like the post WWII to mid 1960's era wings and the use of parachute regiment cloth titles,used up to mid 50's , if anyone can give a date when the title was rescinded would be appreciated.

Also...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-07-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Jerry British Airborne Insignia Forum. I...

Hi Jerry

British Airborne Insignia Forum. I think its closed down.

The ones you replied on the other forum had to do with embroidered versions.

Maybe its a timely discussion to find out if...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-07-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
Smile Hi Jerry I posted this on another forum,...

Hi Jerry

I posted this on another forum, before I joinned BBFc2017.

It was my first purchase of a Printed pegasus and thinking it was WWII.

The responce from was for 16 TA Bde c 1947-56,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
What interested me was the below image. The...

What interested me was the below image.

The cloth title and the printed pegasus.

I have several 1949 cloth Parachute titles arriving this week and want to add to this post war pegasus.

I...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Phill Lockett
Airborne Men Get 'stand By' (1951)

Hi Team

Here is an interesting short out take of Paratroops training at Abingdon Berkshire 1951.

Of note is the close up of Formation signs, cloth titles, metal beret badges and cloth wings...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-05-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Phill Lockett
Until we find definitive prove, all we can say it...

Until we find definitive prove, all we can say it is not WWII or up to 1950's British made.
With what was in Jerry's post has been ID as Belgium 1970's-80's and some say its not in private email.
...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 26-05-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Harry Always get second opinions when...

Hi Harry

Always get second opinions when dealing with "theatre made" Vietnam era special forces /Ranger /Airborne patches, its a minefield as you know.

The below patch and tab were standard US...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-05-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Jerry My thoughts were that the...

Thanks Jerry

My thoughts were that the Pegasus was either Post War British or Belgium and the speckled yellow, maroon threads on the reverse (with the Cambridge Blue outline) were too modern for...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-05-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Phill Lockett
Interesting Pegasus opinions

Team I'm perplexed about this Pegasus and would like your opinion.

My friend has the Formation sign and I asked to do some tests.

The design is embroidered on wool , you can see the wool thread...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Laurent As Paul pointed out 35th Div,...

Hi Laurent

As Paul pointed out 35th Div, 128th Field Artillery.
Would like to add the design should have the blue quadrant on lower right hand side.

Phill
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 04-04-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Phill Lockett
All of the above patches are British made. US...

All of the above patches are British made. US made embroidered are done via the schiffli embroidery process and are all rayon based threads and have a different weave look mainly even verticle or...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 03-04-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Doug Americans preferred fully...

Hi Doug

Americans preferred fully embroidered "patches."

Here are just several from my collection.

I looked thru all the documentation I have but could not find a British Liaison team, not...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-04-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Doug The fully embroidered Ninth AF is...

Hi Doug

The fully embroidered Ninth AF is British made. There are many examples including bullion embroidered.

I should of clarified my comment in regards to the use of SSI. I have seen images...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-04-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Doug All nice WWII examples. Both...

Hi Doug

All nice WWII examples.

Both USAAF design are standard US schiffli embroidered to OQMC specifications.

The rest are regarded as British theatre made WWII era. Made by different...
Forum: Other Militaria 01-04-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Dean As per Don, they were put in...

Hi Dean

As per Don, they were put in cellophane wrappers for hygiene purposes.

Look on them as a selling gimmick of the times.

I know of a Ranger Diamond being found in one, still in its...
Forum: Other Militaria 31-03-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Phill Lockett
Correct Marc The major difference is that...

Correct Marc

The major difference is that they were legit authorized SSI left over from the stock piles of patches. There would of been unauthorized(50/50 embroidered and Twill showing) but still...
Forum: Other Militaria 30-03-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi there The "patches" were contracted and...

Hi there

The "patches" were contracted and made for the military.

There were millions of patches that were in supply channels at the end of WWII and were sold off or government surplus auction...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-03-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Harry None of the insignia shown is of US...

Hi Harry

None of the insignia shown is of US made.

Official US made authorized SSI and Tabs are Schiffli fully embroidered with an exact stitch count as per then OQMC-Heraldic Section...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-03-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Team Is this Peggie from the site, a...

Hi Team

Is this Peggie from the site, a fake?

Note the harpoon shaped spear and the paste back on the open weave backing.

The reason why I ask is that an opinion was asked on a previous...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-03-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Luc Appreciate your reply,I would of...

Thanks Luc

Appreciate your reply,I would of assumed others would of chimed in to confirm for or against.

I did check Oliver Locks book British Airborne Insignia, it has one with similar traits,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-03-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Luc Can you point out what makes this...

Thanks Luc

Can you point out what makes this type of Peggie WWII era?

The reasons being it isn't paste backed and the spear is not typical of WWII era is what I have read and have been told.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-03-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Phill Lockett
Pegasus opinion

Hi Team

Can I have opinions on this peggie.

My checklist for WWII Peggie has to be paste back and the tip of the spear should have a concave tip (Harpoon look)and not a triangle.

Also the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks guys for all your help , I will pass on...

Thanks guys for all your help , I will pass on it.

much appreciated

Phill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Luke Will pass on it cheers ...

Thanks Luke

Will pass on it

cheers
Phill
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