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Forum: Arab Nations 06-03-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Chacal
Nice displays, thanks for sharing. Graham

Nice displays, thanks for sharing.

Graham
Forum: Indian Badges 03-03-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Chacal
Hi A Isn't the acorn and oak leaves a...

Hi A

Isn't the acorn and oak leaves a Cheshire Regiment collar badge?

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Chacal
Hi A British Colonial Badges, and British...

Hi A

British Colonial Badges, and British Colonial Badges II, both by Renfrew, Renfrew, and Cranston. ISBNs: 978-0-9563175-1-3 and 978-0-9563175-2-0, cover many badges from Arab nations formerly...
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Chacal
Hi A I'm pretty sure the blue and green...

Hi A

I'm pretty sure the blue and green shoulder boards in your "Yemen" pile are from Sudan. The others I'd agree are from Yemen or it's predecessors.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 02-03-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Chacal
Hi A As far as I know those indicated on...

Hi A

As far as I know those indicated on attached photo are from:

1. Oman, not sure what exactly.

2. Libya, I believe Municipal Police or similar.

3. Aden, Government Guards headdress...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 01-03-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Chacal
Eritrea Police: a quartet of gazelles

Thank you to Colin for the latest addition to my Eritrea Police BMA collection. Still a couple of other variations Iím looking for, particularly the first star pattern used before the adoption of the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-02-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By Chacal
They certainly did in my day (1978-87; 48...

They certainly did in my day (1978-87; 48 Squadron RAF Regiment 1981-82).

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-02-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By Chacal
Hi Michael Further to my previous reply my...

Hi Michael

Further to my previous reply my friend believes the Argyll officer was a Captain Pritchard.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-02-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By Chacal
Just a thought but didn't the Royal Marines and...

Just a thought but didn't the Royal Marines and Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders have regular exchanges of officers? Perhaps the officer mentioned by your friend was an Argyll on exchange?

I'll...
Forum: Arab Nations 26-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By Chacal
I would concur with Tinhat that the badge, based...

I would concur with Tinhat that the badge, based on the green shield, is from Libya. The buttons are, I believe, from the United Arab Republic (Libya, Egypt, and Syria), so after that split the owner...
Forum: General Topics 26-02-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Chacal
Nice, thanks for sharing. I would have loved that...

Nice, thanks for sharing. I would have loved that RAAF Police helmet back in my MP collecting days. :)

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 26-02-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Chacal
A Circled collar badge I have as Syrian...

A

Circled collar badge I have as Syrian Military Police.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 26-02-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Chacal
A Circled cap badge is from Libya...

A

Circled cap badge is from Libya Ghaddafi-era (post UAR until the fall of the regime).

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 24-02-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Chacal
Nice collection, however in case you aren't aware...

Nice collection, however in case you aren't aware the badge I've circled is Pakistan Military Police.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By Chacal
Mystery Arabic badge - Sudan Police?

Iíve just received this cap badge from a friend, he doesnít know what it is but, although I believe it to be Sudan Police, I can find nothing to back this up. It is chrome, 30 x 39mm, with E-W lugs....
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 23-02-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Chacal
Hi Colin It is difficult to say as I do not...

Hi Colin

It is difficult to say as I do not have one like this in my collection, however having the title in relief is in it's favour as the fakes I have seen look to have the title engraved. I'm...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By Chacal
The Caduceus is also a symbol of commerce and...

The Caduceus is also a symbol of commerce and trade leading to it's use on the Customs insignia of a number of countries, particularly in eastern Europe.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-02-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Chacal
Price reduced.

Price reduced.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Chacal
Hi T Peru Navy, according to Gwen Squire’s...

Hi T

Peru Navy, according to Gwen Squire’s “Buttons: A Guide for Collectors” Plate 78 #18.

Hope this helps

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By Chacal
Tripolitania Police collar badges wanted

I am looking to purchase collar badges used by the Tripolitania Police during the British Administration during and post WWII. They are of the same design as the attached cap badge but smaller and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By Chacal
Eritrea Police collar badges wanted

I am looking to purchase collar badges used by the Eritrea Police during the British Administration during and post WWII. They are of a similar design to the attached cap badge but smaller and worn...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Chacal
Agree with Rob, Palestine Police. Any chance we...

Agree with Rob, Palestine Police. Any chance we could see the whole photo please?

Graham
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Chacal
Nice to see that, their Drill Hall still stands...

Nice to see that, their Drill Hall still stands (albeit flats today) at the junction of Yorkhill St and Gilbert St - one of the entrances bears a carved stone ď6th Btn. H.L.I.Ē.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-02-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Chacal
For Sale: New Zealanders in Brockenhurst : The No. 1 New Zealand General Hospital ...

I have for sale a copy of “New Zealanders in Brockenhurst : The No. 1 New Zealand General Hospital 1916-1919”, A5, with 16 pages illustrated in black and white. Published in 1996, it includes a Roll...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-02-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy Golden Age Buttons has them as: ...

Hi Billy

Golden Age Buttons has them as:

Royal Naval Hospitals [Type 2]. "RNH" below anchor & KC
Brass, one-piece convex, 24 mm. £2.50
Brass, one-piece convex, 17.5 mm. £1.50
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