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Forum: General Topics. 27-11-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,127
Posted By btns
script monogram letters PvO surmounted by a...

script monogram letters PvO surmounted by a European Royal crown and a text in Dutch. I do not expect the badge to have the text.
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,127
Posted By btns
I see you want me to list a badge. :) Here...

I see you want me to list a badge. :)

Here goes:
From Wikipedia:
After Napoleon's defeat at Leipzig (October 1813), the French troops retreated to France from all over Europe. The Netherlands...
Forum: Navy 26-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By btns
It is a tin-back fashion button.

It is a tin-back fashion button.
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,127
Posted By btns
I used to have a wish list. It was wiped out...

I used to have a wish list. It was wiped out during one late night auction last century. I arrived back home in the middle of the night, very tired, very happy and very poor. Boy, did I get yelled at.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-11-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 430
Posted By btns
The dry-stamp of the photographer is at 4...

The dry-stamp of the photographer is at 4 o'clock.
He is J.M. Chew of Aldershot.
Forum: Other Militaria 22-11-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By btns
The picture is a bit fuzzy, but I can read a few...

The picture is a bit fuzzy, but I can read a few words:

Sende Ihre ganzen Familie ... .... Grüsse
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-11-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By btns
It is a livery button. It fits into the subgroup...

It is a livery button. It fits into the subgroup monogram buttons.

These were for servants of wealthy people who did not have a coat of arms or who wanted a liveried servant without the high...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-11-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By btns
Ouch, Thank you for the replies. It is now...

Ouch,
Thank you for the replies.
It is now in the repair/scrap box with broken buttons and other junk.
best regards,
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-11-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By btns
While reading this thread I remembered I have an...

While reading this thread I remembered I have an AAC badge. It came on a tray with buttons (and I wanted the buttons)
May I ask if it is genuine?
Die struck, with slider.
I am really looking...
Forum: Military Buttons 21-11-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By btns
Not Cunard (cat with nut), but the crest is for...

Not Cunard (cat with nut), but the crest is for the Honourable East India Company (cat with basket)

A similar design without QVC is known as a general design for army officers.
This design could...
Forum: Military Buttons 16-11-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By btns
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Ordnance_Corps_...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Ordnance_Corps_(India)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By btns
The third button has been sold on e-bay as...

The third button has been sold on e-bay as Trinidad Volunteer Guard
Forum: General Topics. 13-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By btns
The rules for shipping goods into the European...

The rules for shipping goods into the European Union are also changing:

1. On Low Value goods under € 22 VAD is going to be charged from 1-7-2021 onwards.
2. A non EU business shipping goods to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-11-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,170
Posted By btns
Thank you for responding to my complaint. I agree...

Thank you for responding to my complaint. I agree I gave you a harsh treatment. As a long time collector and member of forums I know the huge impact of forums on auction items.

Once a link is...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By btns
Here it is: ...

Here it is:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PLEASE-READ-British-WW1-Tank-crew-Mask-Tankers-Tankie-Splatter-Veil-FREE-GUIDE/324358663072?hash=item4b85486ba0:g:7Z8AAOSw4C5fKdMr
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-11-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By btns
Hi GTB, I agree with you that it looks very...

Hi GTB,
I agree with you that it looks very Russian.

However, all Russian helmet plates I found have the proper escutcheon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Russia.

This...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-11-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By btns
French Garde Nationale helmet plates m/1812 genuine?

These are 3 French Garde Nationale helmet plates model 1812.

I think they are genuine, but their quality is so poor.
However, they are from 2 different dies, which makes me think they are...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-11-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By btns
unknown double headed eagle helmet plate

I have not been able to identify this helmet plate.
It is 13 cm across the wing tips and it has a 1 cm deep curvature.
My guess it was made between 1800 and 1900.
It is not very high quality,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-11-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,170
Posted By btns
My tone is more accusatory. I think you are being...

My tone is more accusatory. I think you are being selfish. Some members of this forum operate on a low budget which they compensate by searching long and wide. They are hoping to find misrepresented...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-11-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By btns
Haberdasher Aske Boys School

bump
Is this the OTC button for this school?

See:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-11-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By btns
I have used google to search French sites, using...

I have used google to search French sites, using "boucle de ceinturon" and Spanish sites using "hebilla del cinturón" with and without Borbon.
It remains a mystery.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-11-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By btns
mystery waist belt plate

Identification of this buckle has eluded me.
It is 58 mm wide and 65 mm high, the fleur de lis may have a white metal coating.
I think it is military, 2nd part of the 19th century and from a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By btns
I think Carriage Club buttons may be quite early.

I think Carriage Club buttons may be quite early.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By btns
Could it be a cycling club? As an example...

Could it be a cycling club?

As an example (WBCC not listed):
https://irishconstabulary.com/the-royal-irish-constabulary-cycle-clubs-t744.html
Forum: Military Buttons 23-10-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By btns
What are you looking for?

What are you looking for?
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