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Forum: Other Militaria 20-08-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 990
Posted By Beaker123
Hmmm, photo might help

Hmmm, photo might help
Forum: Other Militaria 20-08-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 990
Posted By Beaker123
Not the best photo but if the Royal Armouries in...

Not the best photo but if the Royal Armouries in Leeds can have three 'Tommy and machine guns'..
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By Beaker123
Very sorry to read this news. Condolences to his...

Very sorry to read this news. Condolences to his family.
S
Forum: Other Militaria 01-08-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 990
Posted By Beaker123
A couple from my small collection, both from the...

A couple from my small collection, both from the Imperial Bazaar, a shop in Ramsgate that was bombed during WW1. The owners obviously saw it as an opportunity! Both have the description. Third pic is...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Beaker123
Also on a/the well known auction site 'Exxy':...

Also on a/the well known auction site 'Exxy': there's a membership card from the 1950s "defenders of ladysmith association", less than £2.00 at the moment.

Usual proviso, I have no interest in...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 30-07-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Beaker123
Hello DD, the Brit Lib Newspaper archive has...

Hello DD,
the Brit Lib Newspaper archive has some results relating to the Association. A brief overview:
A 1933 paper mentions the Ass held its 6th annual dinner in London, which suggests it was...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-02-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Beaker123
Thank you all for your replies. It looks as if...

Thank you all for your replies. It looks as if Chris' has identified it.

All best

Steve
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-02-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Beaker123
Hello CB, I wondered Indian army. I thought it...

Hello CB, I wondered Indian army. I thought it intriguing which is why I got it. It was described as possibly Egyptian Labour Corps but I'm doubtful about that.

S
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,818
Posted By Beaker123
Oops, if I'd noticed mojob123 earlier...

Oops, if I'd noticed mojob123 earlier identification I wouldn't have muddied the waters with my vague ramblings...

S
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,818
Posted By Beaker123
Oops, if I'd noticed mojob123 earlier...

Oops, if I'd noticed mojob123 earlier identification I wouldn't have muddied the waters with my vague ramblings...

S
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-02-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Beaker123
Badge for id

Good afternoon
I wonder if anyone can Id this badge please.

Many thanks
S
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,818
Posted By Beaker123
Hi Bill, Before posting I also tried looking in...

Hi Bill,
Before posting I also tried looking in vain on line just to confirm my thought. Though I've stopped collecting ww2 Italian items I still have the collection but, along with the books,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,818
Posted By Beaker123
Evening, I think 14 is a ww2 Italian air raid...

Evening,
I think 14 is a ww2 Italian air raid precautions badge

S
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-01-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Beaker123
Hello, There was a discussion about this badge...

Hello,
There was a discussion about this badge back in 2015:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44514&highlight=Indian+home+guard

If the link doesn't work then search...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Beaker123
Evening Graham, Many thanks for your...

Evening Graham,

Many thanks for your comments, unfortunately, I can't get a better image. Where you see numbers, I saw letters but now I'm undecided, however I thought there could be a map...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 12-01-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Beaker123
Hello Graham, Oddly, I was going to post the...

Hello Graham,

Oddly, I was going to post the attached to see if the badge could be identified. Although obviously not the same as yours it looks similar(ish) and the photo was taken in Austria...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 10-01-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Beaker123
Looks like the National Army Museum is hosting a...

Looks like the National Army Museum is hosting a virtual event on 18th February re this book with the author giving a talk. More details:
...
Forum: The Home Front 17-08-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By Beaker123
Just to add another belated comment - Jimmy...

Just to add another belated comment - Jimmy Perry, one of the creators of Dad's Army served in the Watford Home Guard having joined when he was about 16.

Attached is a Herts 9 Home Guard...
Forum: The Home Front 23-07-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Beaker123
If Terry is realllly desperate for one there's an...

If Terry is realllly desperate for one there's an example in the US:

https://www.emedals.com/a-first-war-british-national-war-savings-committee-badge

(You might want to be sitting down!)
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Beaker123
Thank you Marc, for your very speedy...

Thank you Marc, for your very speedy identification.

All best

S
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Beaker123
Any ideas what this chap might be?

Evening,

I'm not certain if he's military.

Steve
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Beaker123
Hi Chacal and Insignia, Many thanks for your...

Hi Chacal and Insignia,
Many thanks for your comments. The Butterworth Yacht club is interesting as it's not the usual burgee? Nice example.

Not sure why I collected them but if I see one I can...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-06-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Beaker123
Good Afternoon, Just a couple more additions...

Good Afternoon,

Just a couple more additions to this small collection. A somewhat bruised and battered RAF Seletar (Singapore) Yacht Club badge and one from RAF Odiham (Hampshire) Rifle Club.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Beaker123
Hi Mike, Many thanks for your suggestions...

Hi Mike,

Many thanks for your suggestions and the time to find the link to the Colonial Cinema PDF on the St Andrews site - certainly a lot to look through! However, the article you indicated was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Beaker123
Leicester Regiment / Ministry of Information

Evening,

Anybody have any thoughts on this photo. Cap badge is Leicester TA? and slip-on title is 'M. OF I.' over what looks like 'MMS DIVISION'. Presumably Ministry of Information but 'MMS...
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