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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-06-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Luc
It is definately genuine, but Belgium made...

It is definately genuine, but Belgium made post-war.
Forum: General Topics. 26-05-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Luc
You're quite right Marc, my mistake. So these...

You're quite right Marc, my mistake.
So these are likely taken as a POW at Soltau. I never would have guessed, thank you gentlement for this information.
Forum: General Topics. 24-05-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Luc
Two more pictures showing British and Belgium...

Two more pictures showing British and Belgium soldiers, some men are also shown on the previous pictures.
Forum: General Topics. 24-05-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Luc
Mystery WW1 pictures

Gentlemen, I would like to show you some pictures from WWI showing my grandfather (marked X). He served with the Belgium 3rd Coy, 3rd Batt, 8th line regiment and was taken POW on 24 August 1914 at...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-05-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Luc
There is still a huge amount of barbed wire and...

There is still a huge amount of barbed wire and posts to be found today around the German bunker at TĂȘte de Faux in the Vosges region in France. A chilling reminder of a brutal time in history.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 15-05-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Luc
I believe that such lugs are only found on...

I believe that such lugs are only found on post-war Belgium made cap badges. In the attached picture a British made badge.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 11-05-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Luc
The plastic one is indeed of post-war Belgium...

The plastic one is indeed of post-war Belgium manufacture. The brass one appears to be a WW2 British made other ranks badge, but I would need to see a view from the lugs from the side.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-05-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Luc
It seems I have its uncut cousin in my collection.

It seems I have its uncut cousin in my collection.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 17-04-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Luc
It sounds about the size of a Belgium forces in...

It sounds about the size of a Belgium forces in exile arm badge worn on the right shoulder.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-04-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Luc
It appears to be original, but the back will tell...

It appears to be original, but the back will tell for sure as Mike says.
It's an odd shape though, I have not seen one with the top folded down.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-04-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By Luc
It looks ok but it will take a lot of TLC to...

It looks ok but it will take a lot of TLC to restore it.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-04-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Luc
An original example in pristine condition. They...

An original example in pristine condition. They don't come much nicer than this.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-04-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,977
Posted By Luc
Funny to see that davidt2370...

Funny to see that davidt2370 (https://feedback.ebay.co.uk/fdbk/feedback_profile/davidt2370) left multiple feedback for seller chairmili_0 (https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/chairmili_0) from Birkenhead. :D
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-04-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,522
Posted By Luc
Years ago yes, when he was living in Laon, France.

Years ago yes, when he was living in Laon, France.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-03-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,522
Posted By Luc
Neither was feedback recieved for the Southern...

Neither was feedback recieved for the Southern Command sign, No9 commando title and No2 commando title... :confused:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-03-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By Luc
I see nothing (shirts, trousers, shoes, headgear...

I see nothing (shirts, trousers, shoes, headgear etc.) that even remotely allows to assume a GPR connection.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-03-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Luc
These show little detail and poor workmanship,...

These show little detail and poor workmanship, I'm not a huge fan.
Also, only printed airborne titles and Pegasus formation signs are known to be produced like this, unlike Calico printers and...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-03-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By Luc
Most importantly, the letters are applied to the...

Most importantly, the letters are applied to the green fabric before it is stitched to the green backing cloth so they are not visible from the rear.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-03-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By Luc
And a WW2 variation of Marinus' example.

And a WW2 variation of Marinus' example.
Forum: Headdress 09-03-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Luc
You have a perfectly original example.

You have a perfectly original example.
Forum: Headdress 09-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Luc
It does not appear to be a military issue beret.

It does not appear to be a military issue beret.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-03-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By Luc
It is postwar, that is why it is still available...

It is postwar, that is why it is still available after all those weeks online.
Forum: General Topics. 28-02-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Luc
Uniform in the first picture appears to be...

Uniform in the first picture appears to be pattern'49 ;)
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-02-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Luc
Some fabulous items you have, thanks for sharing!

Some fabulous items you have, thanks for sharing!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-02-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Luc
Could it be a pro pacifism badge?

Could it be a pro pacifism badge?
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