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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-08-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By GregN
Infantry Martingale or Horses Breastplate Badge

Hi all, I had shared this on the Face Book page and thought I'd share it here as well. It appears to be a mounted horse breastplate badge or Martingale for infantry. As it's generic, it can be for...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 29-07-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By GregN
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2695&pictureid=155828

This example on display at the Chilliwack Military Museum.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 02-06-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By GregN
Variant King's Own Calgary Regiment Officers' Badge

Hi all, I picked up a nice variation on the officers' King's Own Calgary Regiment (Calgary Tanks) badge. The badge on the right is the common variant. On the left is what I believe is an earlier...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 22-05-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By GregN
Here's a bit more information and my example. ...

Here's a bit more information and my example. There are now repros of this badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=644&pictureid=25902

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By GregN
Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge. ...

Here is front and back on my CEF GG badge.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 22-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By GregN
Hi there, still have them but really looking for...

Hi there, still have them but really looking for trades now. PM me and we can chat.

Greg
Forum: Infantry 15-05-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By GregN
Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice...

Wow, I've never seen one like this before! Nice score!

Greg
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 28-04-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By GregN
It's been some time since I posted in the Forum...

It's been some time since I posted in the Forum so here's a start to more activity. Attached are two Chaplin Service badges, the full dress and OSD versions. The Full Dress is slightly different...
Forum: General Topics 18-04-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By GregN
I agree the FB format is very attractive but the...

I agree the FB format is very attractive but the pace to so bloody fast! More and more (and I as guilty as everyone else) it's just a show and very little tell. I'm finding that I miss many posts...
Forum: Infantry 14-04-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By GregN
Hi Mike, attached is a link to my album with some...

Hi Mike, attached is a link to my album with some variants to the officers version of the 31 CEF.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=533&pictureid=23969
Forum: Infantry 10-03-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By GregN
Wow, this is the first I've even heard of Duty...

Wow, this is the first I've even heard of Duty First badges! Thanks Don for teaching me something new!

Greg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-08-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By GregN
Thanks Pete, I was fairly certain it was good but...

Thanks Pete, I was fairly certain it was good but I'm not up on British material. My photos are rather flat, in hand the badge is gorgeous.

KR,

Greg
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-08-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By GregN
The Royal Sussex Regiment Officers Badge

Hi all, I picked this up a few weeks ago. I think it's a good one but I'm asking the Forum just in case it's not. The lugs are I think original to the badge but they've been reattached. The...
Forum: Infantry 11-08-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By GregN
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Hi All, in a bit of a buying frenzy lately. I'm happy to add these officers badges once worn by R. D. Weldon. He was a OR in WW2 and an officer post-war. The hat badge is hallmarked for 1941. ...
Forum: Infantry 08-08-18, 12:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By GregN
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Officer's Shoulder-belt Plate

Hi all, I took a chance on a on-line auction and am very happy to add this magnificent officer's Queen's Own Rifles of Canada shoulder-belt plate to my collection. The plate has Birmingham hallmarks...
Forum: Infantry 22-07-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By GregN
nice one Don! Greg

nice one Don!

Greg
Forum: Infantry 16-07-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By GregN
Hi Walt, attached is a link to my ICCS stuff. My...

Hi Walt, attached is a link to my ICCS stuff. My badge is just like yours but they do repro it now. The US vets call these locally-made badges "beer-can" badges based on the thin gauge of the metal...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-07-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By GregN
Thanks Mike, great information! Greg

Thanks Mike, great information!

Greg
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 13-07-18, 12:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By GregN
Legion of Frontiersmen - British Columbia

Hi all, just back from a business trip into the BC Interior and came out with all kinds of interesting finds. I'm excited to find and find out more about this Legion of Frontiersmen British Columbia...
Forum: Other Militaria 17-06-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By GregN
Great CANADIAN content! :):):)

Great CANADIAN content! :):):)
Forum: Infantry 06-04-18, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By GregN
Nice Mike, that's the current badge for the pipe...

Nice Mike, that's the current badge for the pipe band of the Edmonton Police Service and Loyal Edmonton Regiment. It's very hard to find as circulation is restricted to members only. It comes in...
Forum: General Topics 04-01-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By GregN
I had a GREAT 2017, picking up all manner of...

I had a GREAT 2017, picking up all manner of useful items for my many collections. For badges, I think one of my best buys was a fantastic 16th CEF officers badge in sterling. The condition was...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-12-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By GregN
Metal Albatross Badge

Hi guys, I've seen this badge in books but now that I have one, I can't find the books or the images :confused:. As I don't collect RAF/RFC stuff what is this badge and what era?

This is very...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-12-17, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By GregN
Hi BC, the first image with the albatross and...

Hi BC, the first image with the albatross and crown is actually the central motif of a RAF officers sword guard. It would have been trimmed then inset into the guard. If you Google it, you will...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 15-10-17, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By GregN
Wow, VERY nice and exceptionally rare! greg

Wow, VERY nice and exceptionally rare!

greg
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