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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 01:40 PM
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Posted By KOMalta
Found another two buttons, same as above.

Found another two buttons, same as above.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 01:03 PM
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Views: 34
Posted By KOMalta
Malta Civil Defence & Home Guard

Another display which was "completed" a few months back!

I was actually wondering whether the Home Guard should be displayed with the ARP and Civil Defence??!!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By KOMalta
Dutch Air Force Lapel Pin @ 6 King's Own Malta...

Dutch Air Force Lapel Pin @ 6
King's Own Malta Regiment of Militia brass shoulder title @ 30
Civil Defence Malta white metal shoulder titles @ 30/pair
Royal Navy Sweetheart (Silver Rim and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By KOMalta
For Sale: Malta Related Items

Since setting up my displays came across a few doubles which I'm hoping to find a good home for. Will post worldwide and payment via PayPal (Friends & Family).

Customs Malta (KC) Buttons 23mm...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By KOMalta
Marway Militaria would be one.

Marway Militaria would be one.
Forum: Arab Nations 06-03-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By KOMalta
Lovely collection and nicely displayed. Thanks...

Lovely collection and nicely displayed.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 06-03-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By KOMalta
Thanks Sean. Forgot I've got my RMA formation...

Thanks Sean. Forgot I've got my RMA formation badges to do. Need some more to add however. Still looking for the 4th Searchlight badge and a pair of Coastal Artillery (red & white) crosses....
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By KOMalta
Leigh that's the man! Francis initially attested...

Leigh that's the man! Francis initially attested with the King's Own Malta Regiment (#42501), then Royal Navy (#E/LX 667258) ending with the Royal Malta Artillery (#11923).

Much appreciated Leigh.
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By KOMalta
Slight correction, Francis initially enlisted in...

Slight correction, Francis initially enlisted in the KOMR before transferring to the Royal Navy then to the RMA where he ended his military career.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 05-03-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By KOMalta
Thanks Terry. Waiting for some badges to finish...

Thanks Terry. Waiting for some badges to finish of my Royal Malta Artillery display, then will set my sights on Malta Customs (Colonial).

Spent some time studying in Tennessee!! What days!
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By KOMalta
That's right Leigh! The medals of the man I...

That's right Leigh!

The medals of the man I have, Francis served in the Royal Malta Artillery in WWII and his father's name was Spiridione and his grand-father was also Francis. Spiridione's 1930...
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By KOMalta
Help required finding Prisoner-Of-War

I'm researching a prisoner-of-war but i'm getting nowhere and taught that someone out there is more successful than i am. I probably have his sons medals (since i collect medals too) and therefore...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 03-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By KOMalta
When stuck at home..........Malta Police Displays

While stuck at home I decided to set up and display my Malta Police badges and buttons. Some areas are voided awaiting patiently for the missing pieces.

Hoping you'll enjoy them ;)

Vincent
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-02-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By KOMalta
Thank you all for your kind help. Much...

Thank you all for your kind help.

Much appreciated.

Vincent
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-02-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By KOMalta
German Badges

Came across these badges and wondered whether they are genuine or not. The metal badges seem copies/fakes but then again I might be wrong, however the cloth wings and collar rank i'm in doubt.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By KOMalta
I'm not questioning the authenticity of this...

I'm not questioning the authenticity of this badge, it is certainly NOT genuine. It's just i've never seen one with such markings. These re-strikes were originally manufactured with W&E lugs. Unusual...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-02-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By KOMalta
King's Own Malta Regiment Hybrid

This is a first for me!! King's Own Malta Regiment cap badge with makers mark J.R.Gaunt - London on the slider!! To be fair he does mention in the description that he's selling it as a...
Forum: Headdress 21-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By KOMalta
The Royal Malta Artillery wore something similar...

The Royal Malta Artillery wore something similar in Germany in the 60's when forming part of the 1st Corps BOAR.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By KOMalta
The one shown here is from the March catalogue...

The one shown here is from the March catalogue while the one in my album is the real McCoy ;)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By KOMalta
For more info regarding the King's Own Malta...

For more info regarding the King's Own Malta Regiment cap badge you could also refer to these threads.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=82650...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-02-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By KOMalta
Nice find!! Surely not many of these come along. ...

Nice find!! Surely not many of these come along.

Thanks for sharing.
Vincent
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-02-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By KOMalta
Thank you DJ. Another creative and smart option...

Thank you DJ. Another creative and smart option which I highly appreciate. Your display is lovely especially when you could sequence the badges/buttons. Another idea to consider.

Thank you once...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By KOMalta
That would be an option. Haven't thought of that!...

That would be an option. Haven't thought of that! Thanks Simon
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By KOMalta
Hi all. Finally got down to organising my...

Hi all.

Finally got down to organising my Royal Malta Artillery display. I'm having a dilemma about the colour background to use. I was initially thinking a Blood Red as with my Maltese infantry...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By KOMalta
PM sent.

PM sent.
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