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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-05-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
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: 594
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: 415
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: 415
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: 225
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: 457
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: 457
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: 457
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: 457
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: 352
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: 352
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: 352
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: 594
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: 403
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: 394
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: 394
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: 394
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: 223
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: 223
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Luke Will pass on it cheers ...

Thanks Luke

Will pass on it

cheers
Phill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Phill Lockett
Para Beret with Para badge

Hi Team

This is way out of my comfort zone!

Can I have opinions on this.

Why would there be no markings on a beret?

Would a kings crown with slider be 1950's , would it be legit?
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 28-01-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By Phill Lockett
Much appreciated Nozzer Excuse me for my...

Much appreciated Nozzer

Excuse me for my lack of knowledge, so this would of been used on the Class 1 jumper, would that be the normal colour or could they have used other colours on the Class I...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-01-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Phill Lockett
Yeah don't want social media to dominate my life...

Yeah don't want social media to dominate my life ,spend too much time online researching....

Collecting patches online you can get PTSD.

Patch Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Phill
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-01-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks Dan No not on social media too...

Thanks Dan

No not on social media too dangerous.

Will PM you

cheers

Phill
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Phill Lockett
Hi Dan How say you on this NZ ATTI black...

Hi Dan

How say you on this NZ ATTI black velcro backed BPC Taji 5?

Phill
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-12-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Phill Lockett
Thanks mate I am heart broken that its not...

Thanks mate

I am heart broken that its not the rarest of the rare,the holy grail of collecting!

What was I expecting for a princely sum of 0 cost-back to the drawing board.

cheers

Phill
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