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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Rob Miller
What era are these, is it Napoleonic or Late...

What era are these, is it Napoleonic or Late Victorian?

Rob
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 14-11-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Rob Miller
There is one in Joe Lyndhursts book Military...

There is one in Joe Lyndhursts book Military Collectables, actually I think its that very badge?

This is their description, but I don't know how accurate it is?

Page 128 9

Rank chevrons and...
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Rob Miller
I can see its important because to get it wrong...

I can see its important because to get it wrong could be considered disrespectful, but then there is the arm badge being referred to as a "Chad", if this is a reference to the cartoon character...
Forum: General Topics. 06-11-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Rob Miller
Here we go again , its not a "M"otto, its a can...

Here we go again , its not a "M"otto, its a can of worms.

Some Warrant Officer once shouted at a trooper "we don't call it a cab badge we call it a Motto" and since then every "Walt" (Walter...
Forum: General Topics. 27-10-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Colin There are some colour plates in a...

Hi Colin

There are some colour plates in a book by Duncan Crow "British and Commonwealth Armoured Formations (1919-46)" where this has been attempted, I have no idea how accurate this is but to me...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-10-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,608
Posted By Rob Miller
An interesting new purchase has me wondering...

An interesting new purchase has me wondering again, a showed a Smith & Wright Devon Militia button in post 5 of this thread which had the initials "E & WS" on the reverse, I now have a Similar back...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-10-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By Rob Miller
Yes a Triumph Model H, you often see the leather...

Yes a Triumph Model H, you often see the leather strap around the forks it was a safety feature, if the front spring broke the front end pivoted at the bottom end of the headstock, the front wheel...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-10-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Rob Miller
Very nice Roy, thanks for sharing it. rob

Very nice Roy, thanks for sharing it.

rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Rob Miller
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Military Buttons 14-10-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Rob Miller
From the dates could it be in special back mark...

From the dates could it be in special back mark in memoriam to the late Queen Victoria?

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 13-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,105
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi T Suckling large GS buttons are...

Hi T

Suckling large GS buttons are relatively common, but I would like to know if they made smaller ones too? Is that one painted or coated with something on the front?

Rob
Forum: Other Militaria 03-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Rob Miller
The one by Countess Wear Bridge in Exeter was in...

The one by Countess Wear Bridge in Exeter was in rather public view, interestingly this and the canal bridge were also used for practice for the Orne Bridges in Normandy.

Rob
Forum: Other Militaria 03-10-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Rob Miller
Bailey Bridge Location

I assume there are forum members from all regions of the UK so can anyone identify this location please? I have hopes it may be the River Tamar but its a long shot.

Thanks Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Rob Miller
Have a look in 54Bty's excellent album. Rob ...

Have a look in 54Bty's excellent album.

Rob

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=72
Forum: Military Buttons 02-10-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Rob Miller
Thank you btns Rob

Thank you btns

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Chris I use the thread tools function...

Hi Chris

I use the thread tools function above right, then subscribe to thread to save all my favourite threads to my user CP area so I can often find a relevant thread without having to search...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Paul These are all spare, pm me if there...

Hi Paul

These are all spare, pm me if there is anything you need, I'm still looking for a CD "Torbay" and a grey backed WVS "Devon" if any one has a spare.

Rob
Forum: Military Buttons 30-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Rob Miller
I thought I would add this question here rather...

I thought I would add this question here rather than start a new thread.

This 25mm button landed on my doorstep this morning, so I'm wondering is there a Naval use for the Royal Arms button or...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 950
Posted By Rob Miller
I made this album a while ago, at the time there...

I made this album a while ago, at the time there were 25 but that included a couple of Bi Metal Far or Middle East types which with hindsight shouldn't be included, I think I have found a couple more...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 950
Posted By Rob Miller
I always assumed the Pascal Lamb would be a...

I always assumed the Pascal Lamb would be a Middle Eastern breed like a Jacob, but probably the first depictions would have come from medieval England so perhaps not.

Going back to die statistics...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-09-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Rob Miller
For some reason I was expecting a picture of a...

For some reason I was expecting a picture of a motorcycle?

rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Rob Miller
Hi Colin Glad they arrived OK Rob

Hi Colin

Glad they arrived OK

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 06-09-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Rob Miller
Very interesting Julian, Colin Churchill in his...

Very interesting Julian, Colin Churchill in his collar badges book quotes lots of these dates and numbers, presumably he got his information from the same source, but he also frequently adds quotes...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-09-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By Rob Miller
Herman, In my view there is still no clear answer...

Herman, In my view there is still no clear answer as to what the badge in your original question is.

It could be a "Bronze" OSD badge with a slider or a "Bronzed" die stamped badge either for an...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By Rob Miller
A picture of the back may help. Rob

A picture of the back may help.

Rob
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