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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Mick Well done, thanks for sharing. ...

Hi Mick

Well done, thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-06-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi BC 2 great badges even if they aren't...

Hi BC

2 great badges even if they aren't cavalry.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Fuzzybadge Thanks for the photos but as...

Hi Fuzzybadge

Thanks for the photos but as you say they are a bit fussy, and its hard to tell if the buttons have Queen Vic Crowns or Kings Crowns.


Ive now had a look at Howard Ripley's...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-06-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys I have 8 to 10,000 scout badges and...

Hi Guys

I have 8 to 10,000 scout badges and that's not a scout badge that I have ever seen, the flier d Leigh is not of a design used by UK scouts or any British Commonwealth scouts that Im aware...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Richard May I join the discussions on...

Hi Richard

May I join the discussions on this one. I have a number of 21st Lancers collar badges, both QVC and GVR.

There are 3 different types of QVC collar badges, the first has lances...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-06-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Mick Great pick up though I don't...

Hi Mick

Great pick up though I don't actively chase AA badges, unless they are a Motto of course.

Regards

Phil
Winter hit with a vengeance today. Burrr !
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-05-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Mark A couple of years ago I had a lady...

Hi Mark

A couple of years ago I had a lady come into the military museum where I volunteer in the run up to Anzac Day, it flushes out some nice items each year, with a relatives paper work and...
Forum: General Topics. 23-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'd evening all Ive had 2 parcels come from...

G'd evening all

Ive had 2 parcels come from Sydney to Melbourne, almost a 1000 kms in a few days and some posted in the UK in late March that have just got here, almost 8 weeks where as it...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 341
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Mike Nice pick up, re the repairs it...

Hi Mike

Nice pick up, re the repairs it looks as if its been done by a drunk who went mad.

Ive had a large 17th Lancers Sabretache Skull and Bones repaired here in Melbourne by a jeweller who...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-05-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Thanks for the heads up, this one is in 2...

Hi

Thanks for the heads up, this one is in 2 places on the forum. just for the record and to educate a Cavalry buff, whats wrong with it ?

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 19-05-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Billy From the look of it yours appears...

Hi Billy

From the look of it yours appears to be of the first large sized issue, (please confirm), the number in the 25000 series appears to be a low number but as far as I know there is no index...
Forum: General Topics 17-05-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Lancer 17
Hello all, Firstly the "RSL" as it is...

Hello all,

Firstly the "RSL" as it is universally known, is an association for ex-service personnel, like the British Legion, the badge is not a Returned from Active Service badge, Australia also...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile The style of the backing plate is similar but not...

The style of the backing plate is similar but not the same, the method of assembly is similar with 2 lugs attached to the backing plate.

Again a total fake piece of rubbish. Are there any more out...
Forum: General Topics 16-05-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi Mick & BC No idea but B****y beautiful,...

Hi Mick & BC

No idea but B****y beautiful, Im with you Mick, suspect early pre WW1. A really great badge BC thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi James, What you have here looks to be a 2...

Hi James,

What you have here looks to be a 2 part mock up. The white metal skull and bones is a "Motto" as worn by the 17th Lancers and subsequently by the 17th/21st Lancers and the Queens Royal...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 947
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down I wouldn't bet on it !! Phil.

I wouldn't bet on it !!

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 12-05-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Lancer 17
Angry Hi Guys Im still waiting on two packets from...

Hi Guys

Im still waiting on two packets from UK forum members posted in late March.

Time marches on, very slowly
Forum: Off topic 09-05-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Thanks guys, absolutely fabulous. Don't you love...

Thanks guys, absolutely fabulous. Don't you love her sense of occasion.

VJ day will be here soon and we get to celebrate again.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 08-05-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Hi BC I bet you were surprised to learn that...

Hi BC

I bet you were surprised to learn that Geelong is some where near Melbourne !!
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 08-05-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Phil Sorry mate Im no help on this one. ...

Hi Phil

Sorry mate Im no help on this one.

Regards Phil
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 06-05-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Kingsley Just beautiful mate, thanks for...

Hi Kingsley

Just beautiful mate, thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi guys The other thing to try is vanilla,...

Hi guys

The other thing to try is vanilla, put a small amount into some water, place some mesh or similar on top of the container and leave it for a day or 2, that way it wont get wet. It will...
Forum: General Topics 03-05-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day BC Hey love your badge and those from...

G'day BC

Hey love your badge and those from the museum. Best not comment on the first one. Thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Off topic 01-05-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Col Tom's promotion and his new medal were...

Col Tom's promotion and his new medal were featured on the Aussie TV news and the fly over as well.

Col Tom, I salute you.

Regards

Phil
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 26-04-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi BC Hey I don't think Ive seen this thread...

Hi BC

Hey I don't think Ive seen this thread previously, man they are all nice, a great collection. Where was the recent sporran sale and what did it go for ??

Taking it easy today, Anzac Day...
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