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Forum: General Topics. 10-06-21, 05:38 AM
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Posted By matti467
Sandhurst sports medallion

Whilst attending the funeral of my late uncle I was reacquainted with this item. There are several more but one doesn’t like too intrude at such moments.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By matti467
Nice rare beauty that. Good find and thank you...

Nice rare beauty that. Good find and thank you for sharing
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By matti467
I grandfather was a regular soldier

I grandfather was a regular soldier
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-21, 01:20 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By matti467
One of the 12 Apostles. Commissioned 1923

One of the 12 Apostles. Commissioned 1923
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By matti467
He was in Egypt pre war

He was in Egypt pre war
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By matti467
He was a Mjr. On discharge having been recovering...

He was a Mjr. On discharge having been recovering from wounds. Which would tie in with Tobruk
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By matti467
North Africa. He was 1RTR

North Africa. He was 1RTR
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By matti467
Possibly 1942 when he was about to be discharged

Puzzle this one as grandfather sans moustache
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-05-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By matti467
War time?

My grandfather and his crew. He has moustache and is smoking. As they have respirators and revolvers I think 1940/1
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-05-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By matti467
One for dating.

My grandfather is seated right with moustache. Year unknown but one Edson appears to be in battle dress at the back right. Presuming it is 1RTR
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By matti467
Excellent stuff, thank you for sharing

Excellent stuff, thank you for sharing
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-12-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By matti467
Also interesting was the ephemera on his table,...

Also interesting was the ephemera on his table, glengarry badge, shoulder titles, one looked like Notts and Derby’s
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-12-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By matti467
I think two things have happened here, 1. An over...

I think two things have happened here, 1. An over zealous Batman, 2. A naive collector giving a ‘dirty’ badge a damn good clean.
East Surrey badges are not all of the highest quality. Both ORs and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-12-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By matti467
Nice little badge that.

Nice little badge that.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-12-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By matti467
Thank you for sharing

Thank you for sharing
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 13-12-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By matti467
Did the harp arrive Phil? Secondly I have seen...

Did the harp arrive Phil?
Secondly I have seen a few of these WW1 type sweethearts at auction and they have all gone for good money.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-12-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By matti467
Got to say, ‘pushing paras out of a plane’ could...

Got to say, ‘pushing paras out of a plane’ could be a dream job. At least you know that if they forget their parachute it wont do them much damage...:)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-12-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By matti467
First one looks a really nice badge and identical...

First one looks a really nice badge and identical to mine
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By matti467
Gut feeling looking at 1. The detail 2. The...

Gut feeling looking at
1. The detail
2. The fixings
3. Patination
4. Back plate
Looks OK
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-12-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By matti467
Also the lugs are in an odd place meaning the...

Also the lugs are in an odd place meaning the badge would have a tendency to tilt forward
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By matti467
Thank you again. It is a lovely badge and well...

Thank you again. It is a lovely badge and well struck
Forum: General Topics. 06-12-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,738
Posted By matti467
My find of the year was not even mine! It was...

My find of the year was not even mine! It was finding what I did in the magic tin I offered to sort for the antiques centre
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By matti467
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By matti467
Why erm of sorts

Any ideas greatly appreciated. If it is a Somerset badge it has clearly been on the cider as it is legless
Forum: Other Militaria 06-12-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By matti467
Thank you! Some one had ideas of grandeur when...

Thank you! Some one had ideas of grandeur when labelling them with a permanent marker!
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