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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Chacal
British Red Cross shoulder titles for sale - set of 6

I have several 'sets' of these 6 British Red Cross rank/appointment shoulder titles for sale at £10 for the 6 inc. 2nd Class UK postage.

Paypal families and friends payment preferred, please PM if...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By Chacal
Here are 6 different I have in my spares. ...

Here are 6 different I have in my spares.

Graham
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By Chacal
She looks like she wants to shoot the...

She looks like she wants to shoot the photographer LOL.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-22, 02:05 PM
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Views: 62
Posted By Chacal
Wanted - Royal Tank Regiment challenge/commemorative coin

A police insignia collector on Facebook is looking for a Royal Tank Regiment challenge/commemorative coin as per attached, can anyone point me in the right direction to get one, or have a spare for...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Chacal
As an aside "Enefer" is French for "Hell". ...

As an aside "Enefer" is French for "Hell".

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Chacal
Does his record show his religeon? The verses...

Does his record show his religeon? The verses given refer to the Children of Israel in Egypt which might have meaning to someone of a particular faith. Or perhaps he was a Freemason? The verses...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve It's the Nigerian coat of arms: ...

Hi Steve

It's the Nigerian coat of arms:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria#/media/File:Coat_of_arms_of_Nigeria.svg

All the best

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Chacal
ON HOLD.

ON HOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-22, 09:57 AM
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Views: 131
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Royal Scots piper’s badge backing used w/Royal Regiment of Scotland badge

I have for sale this Royal Scots piper’s badge backing, the holes show it was used with the Royal Regiment of Scotland badge around the time of amalgamation.

£6 inc. UK postage 2nd Signed For,...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-07-22, 08:58 AM
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Views: 140
Posted By Chacal
Ethiopian Pith Helmet Badge, deliberately ground-off finish?

Good morning

I got this Ethiopian pith helmet badge in a job lot a while ago. What, to my eyes, makes it unusual is that the enamel surface has been deliberately ground away leaving a matt finish....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-07-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Chacal
Very nice Jerry, well done. I wrote to them many...

Very nice Jerry, well done. I wrote to them many years ago, but although they couldn't spare me a badge I got a nice letter back which I still have.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bob I have had one of these for over...

Hi Bob

I have had one of these for over eight years and recently confirmed that it is the beret badge of the Somalia Custodial Corps (prison service) (scroll down to page 6 on the attached link):...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-07-22, 05:51 PM
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Views: 124
Posted By Chacal
Mystery badges - blue shields with white stripes - private security?

Good evening

These arrived the other day as part of a job lot: a pair of blue shields with white stripes, 3.4 x 4.1cm. I’m thinking a UK private security company but I’m otherwise drawing a blank....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-07-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Chacal
Hi Simon My mate got back to me, The...

Hi Simon
My mate got back to me,

The bottom badge is an old French Gendarmerie Maritime hat badge, scroll down to “INSTRUCTION Du 15 juin 2004”:...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-07-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Chacal
Hi Simon I think the smallest at the bottom...

Hi Simon

I think the smallest at the bottom is for the Marine branch of the French Gendarmerie, but I’m at work so will ask a mate when I get home (if someone hasn’t confirmed/denied that in the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-07-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Chacal
Eureka! Mystery solved - Somalia Custodial Corps

Good evening

I am pleased to report that, after over eight years, I have confirmed that the badge I posted is the beret badge of the Somalia Custodial Corps (prison service) (scroll down to page 6...
Forum: Arab Nations 04-07-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Cliff. Here is the larger badge I...

Thank you Cliff. Here is the larger badge I picked up a few months ago, in a bronze finish (may actually even be bronze), with E-W lugs.

Thanks again for your info

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 03-07-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Cliff, your comments are greatly...

Thank you Cliff, your comments are greatly appreciated. Here are a couple of views of the backs to show the fittings, again any suggestions as to date of use will be appreciated.

Graham

PS....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-07-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Chacal
“In Deo Spes” chrome cap(?) badges

Good morning

These arrived yesterday as part of a job lot: a pair of chrome badges as attached with the motto “In Deo Spes” (There is hope in God), 4.4 x 4.5cm. I’m thinking a UK private security...
Forum: Arab Nations 02-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Chacal
Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) collar badges

Good morning

These arrived yesterday as part of a job lot: Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) anodised aluminium collar badges (22 x 29mm). Not sure if they are still used, or whether they were used by the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-06-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By Chacal
Wanted – Somalia Gendarmerie items

I am looking for items from the Somalia Gendarmerie during the British Administration of former Italian Somaliland, as per attached - please let me know if you have any for sale or exchange.

Many...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-06-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Chacal
Wanted – Somaliland Police or Prisons KC buttons

I am looking for KC uniform buttons from British Somaliland, as per attached – either police or prisons, in any size - please let me know if you have any for sale or exchange.

Many thanks

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-06-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Chacal
Wanted – Somalia Gendarmerie cloth headdress flash

I am looking for the cloth flash worn on bush hats and the “turbans” of the rank-and-file of the Somalia Gendarmerie. It is described as a felt rectangle, worn portrait, and divided vertically green...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 25-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,232
Posted By Chacal
Since my initial posts on this thread I have made...

Since my initial posts on this thread I have made the British policing of former Italian colonies c. WWII (British Occupation of [Former] Italian Colonies (BOIC/BOFIC)) my main collecting interest,...
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-06-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Mike, I hadn't seen that, much...

Thank you Mike, I hadn't seen that, much appreciated.

Graham
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