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Forum: Arab Nations 14-11-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By signalman
Thanks for that C. Got the book this week and...

Thanks for that C. Got the book this week and it's a cracker.Pinned down my latest purchase as an officers silver badge from 1954 to the 1970's.I will post photo when i can. best regards. Phil.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-07-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By signalman
Thank you for your post Jon i would also wonder...

Thank you for your post Jon i would also wonder why in 1952 it was reported as worn.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-07-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By signalman
S.A.S. MALYAN SCOUTS.

I picked this up in a job lot of 40's and 50's cloth original badges and titles. I have seen many fakes as we all have but this has somthing about it. Opinions please.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-11-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By signalman
Keith i see where you are coming from re the...

Keith i see where you are coming from re the move.I have had a loop on the back and it is possible they were moved but they appear to me to have been in situ from day one. Phil.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 14-11-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By signalman
Bill i think you are right it would seem stupid...

Bill i think you are right it would seem stupid to issue two sizes for the short life of the badge.I shall keep it as a nice example. Regards Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-11-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By signalman
Thank you gents. On the lugs removed badge they...

Thank you gents. On the lugs removed badge they are in the same place as mine. Maybe they were used on two types of headress which would explain the removal and on mine the flattening. Phil
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 14-11-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By signalman
Hi Bill. I have just found my copy of Military...

Hi Bill. I have just found my copy of Military Badges by Cox which has two sizes the one i have covers the image as near as damn it, i have measured the other image which is 33x33. I am now confused...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-11-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By signalman
Thanks Marc. Its a new one to me as well. I would...

Thanks Marc. Its a new one to me as well. I would like to see an R.A. type. Phil.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 13-11-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By signalman
Thank you Greg. Bill it is 40mm wide 45mm height.

Thank you Greg. Bill it is 40mm wide 45mm height.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-11-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By signalman
Buffs belt and braces!

Has anyone seen this before slider and lugs?.
Regards Phil.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 12-11-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By signalman
9th Overseas Mounted Rifles. Inglis.

This badge was in a small mixed lot with some British badges and a lugless 10th Canadians badge. I don't know a great deal about these badges and would like your comments.Regards.Phil.
Forum: Headdress 07-07-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,180
Posted By signalman
For information. I was at the C W G cemeterey...

For information. I was at the C W G cemeterey Jerusalem Cross roads in June attending a service for the members of the Inn's of Court Regiment buried there. It is i belive the smallest of their...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-02-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By signalman
Andy thank you for the link to the photograph it...

Andy thank you for the link to the photograph it is clear in showing the badge in use. I suspect it would be i think green backing for the 2nd Btn and red for the 1st Btn or was this not in use...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-02-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By signalman
That's what i thought but when it arrived it was...

That's what i thought but when it arrived it was the photo that was at fault. Do you know if these are common or not?. Regards Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By signalman
Thanks for that Andy, i have a small collection...

Thanks for that Andy, i have a small collection of RS badges and it will fit nicely. I was a bit worried when i first saw the photo as it appeared to be all brass but it came from a badge free home...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By signalman
Royal Scots with slider

Can i have some comments on this badge. It has some weight to it and i know that there is one in an album here which i think is listed as a pagri but it does not show the back.Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-09-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By signalman
will post N and D tomorrow. Phil.

will post N and D tomorrow. Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-09-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By signalman
Thank you Gents i will leave them as is.I found...

Thank you Gents i will leave them as is.I found them on ebay listed under metalwork? saying they were detector finds along with a Nott's and Derby cap and one collar only a tenner, no brainer....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-09-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By signalman
Two Detector find Tigers

Both non void tails. Are they worth trying to clean up?. Regards Phil.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-09-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By signalman
Thanks gents that was my first thought as well....

Thanks gents that was my first thought as well. Regards Phil.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-09-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By signalman
R.Signals any ideas?.

This appears to be an officers collar badge.4.1/2.CM. Long. With lugs removed. The additional metal work is done to a high standard.It is stamped J.R. Gaunt. London.Regards Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 17-09-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,583
Posted By signalman
I believe that they came into use around 74 as i...

I believe that they came into use around 74 as i was in N.I. from start of 72 until late 73 and don't remember seeing any and i was out and about a lot. Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-08-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By signalman
Hello Gerard. It was all or nothing and i wanted...

Hello Gerard. It was all or nothing and i wanted the lugged version, it's a little squeezed but i have not seen very many. Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-08-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By signalman
Thank you for replying. I thought so too just...

Thank you for replying. I thought so too just wanted a second opinion, seems to have some age to it. Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-08-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By signalman
Thanks mate i thought it was i took it with the...

Thanks mate i thought it was i took it with the others and will keep as a wrong un.Phil.
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