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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-02-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By GTB
Could these be indicative of albatrosses? (The...

Could these be indicative of albatrosses? (The eagle v albatross polemic)?

GTB
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 11-02-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By GTB
Small (cap size) button to the Corps. Backmark...

Small (cap size) button to the Corps. Backmark 'Superior Quality'

GTB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-01-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By GTB
PM sent GTB

PM sent

GTB
Forum: Military Buttons 23-01-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By GTB
I would say 1 & 2 are Belgian GTB

I would say 1 & 2 are Belgian

GTB
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-01-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By GTB
Thanks all for further detailed contribution to...

Thanks all for further detailed contribution to the thread. I am better informed.
I would like to add that my cap badge is apparently an OR's brass piece, however the back has the small Gaunt tablet...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-01-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By GTB
I am well aware that the larger badge is for cap...

I am well aware that the larger badge is for cap and the smaller for collar. The significance I am requesting is whether voided and unvoided badges would be reflected by Sealed patterns and whether a...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 19-01-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By GTB
NZ ASC

Can anyone kindly give the significance of ASC badges with voided or solid centres, please?

GTB
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-01-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By GTB
Rather than strain eyesight to decipher the small...

Rather than strain eyesight to decipher the small V or VI, reigns can be distinguished by looking at tops of cyphers. Interlinked GR is GRV, separated GR is GRVI

GTB
Forum: General Topics 17-01-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By GTB
Thanks Jackhr, for giving depth to this thread ...

Thanks Jackhr, for giving depth to this thread

GTB
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-01-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By GTB
NZ gs badges

I know very little about NZ badges so I am asking about the status of the attached two. The left-hand badge is fitted with copper loops, die-struck and with finely pebbled ground to the letters 'NZ',...
Forum: General Topics 17-01-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By GTB
And being the catalyst that helped forge the...

And being the catalyst that helped forge the national identity of Australians and New Zealanders. There's something about Gallipoli that has an aura when mentioning the name. Before the landings it...
Forum: General Topics 17-01-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By GTB
Hi Leigh What I am led to believe is that...

Hi Leigh

What I am led to believe is that the reason of this piece is similar to medallion souvenirs that were presented to school children for coronations, etc. In fact the EVD (or EDV) signifies...
Forum: General Topics 17-01-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By GTB
Rank Crowns

A question for solving.

Many years ago I acquired some metal QCs, ostensibly as worn by a Chief Security guard. I would like to know if same crowns could also have been worn (and may still be) by...
Forum: General Topics 17-01-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By GTB
Anzac medallion

What an evocative piece!

GTB
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-01-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By GTB
Fraternal or Masonic? GTB

Fraternal or Masonic?

GTB
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 03-01-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By GTB
Yes, could very well be so. Thanks, GTB

Yes, could very well be so.

Thanks, GTB
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 03-01-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By GTB
Piranha lapel badge

Many many years ago I was given this lapel badge by a serving soldier in the Armed Forces of Malta and who told me the Government was mulling over ordering this AFV and, furthermore, that said badge...
Forum: General Topics 30-12-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By GTB
AMF buttons

After coming out of hibernation where car boot sales concerned, picked up these Australian Military Forces buttons.
All are blackened/oxidised.
The three 21mm buttons are backmarked L to R:Stokes &...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-12-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By GTB
Strange. his Service and release Book shows...

Strange. his Service and release Book shows Overseas Service as from 28-2-41 to 26-3-45.

GTB
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-12-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By GTB
Bingo, but I don't get the 1d 416 input GTB

Bingo, but I don't get the 1d 416 input

GTB
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-12-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By GTB
I'd like to add that the dogtag was included...

I'd like to add that the dogtag was included among a male LAC's service docs so possibly there may have been an attachment.

This serviceman served throughout the war from 1939 to 1945 as an...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-12-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By GTB
Thanks for that GTB

Thanks for that

GTB
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-12-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By GTB
WAAF dog tag

Can anyone help with I.D.ing this dog tag? Strangely, it was in an airman's Service Book.

Fibre, marked '890696 / WAAF / C E /.BODFIELD SS'. reverse: 'DO NOT REMOVE'.

Any assistance much...
Forum: Off topic 26-12-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By GTB
Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year to all Forum...

Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year to all Forum members, their families and loved ones.

GTB
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 26-12-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By GTB
AFS stable belt

From amongst my Departmental stuff - Army Fire Service stable belt

GTB
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