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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By cw2311
Yes, absolutely post-war. Ken's book will help...

Yes, absolutely post-war. Ken's book will help you identify the type and year(s) of production.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-04-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By cw2311
As Bill mentioned, the paint on that wing does...

As Bill mentioned, the paint on that wing does hide a telltale feature, more in relation to the thread colour. However, there are other features that are indicative of a post-war wing. IMO, both are...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-03-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By cw2311
Thank you so much Colin. :)

Thank you so much Colin. :)
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-03-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By cw2311
Thank you both Gents! Fingers crossed. ...

Thank you both Gents!

Fingers crossed. Cheers
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 25-03-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By cw2311
Very bizarre, as I messaged the seller a couple...

Very bizarre, as I messaged the seller a couple of times with no response. I didn't realize it was relisted, thanks for the update.

Cheers
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-03-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By cw2311
Thank you so much Martin, greatly appreciated. ...

Thank you so much Martin, greatly appreciated. Unfortunately, it is not named to a QOR member. I am not sure what BMF is, so not a member. YES please!!!

Cheers
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 20-03-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By cw2311
1943 Smock – Offered as 1st Can Para

Smock – Offered as 1st Can Para

Due to how this smock was listed, it caused a bidding frenzy in a short time. It was over $1100 before it was pulled, I suspect it was sold offline. Nice solid...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-03-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By cw2311
WANTED!! Fenian Raid Medal

Good day all,

I am looking to purchase any example of a Fenian Raid medal named to a Q.O.R. member. Please let me know if you can assist with this request.

Happy Collecting, Cheers!
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-03-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By cw2311
Thank you. Original lugs. Cheers

Thank you. Original lugs.

Cheers
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-03-20, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By cw2311
Hello Gents, From what I can see from the...

Hello Gents,

From what I can see from the picture, they are original to the badge and not an alteration. Those are often referred to as "Ellis lugs" because they are flat metal lugs with the hole...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 15-03-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By cw2311
Here's one for you Roy! ;) ...

Here's one for you Roy! ;)


https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-WWII-FSSF-1st-Special-Service-Force-Patch-DI-NHM-PB/303509281265?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1431.l2649
Forum: General Topics 22-02-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By cw2311
Interesting Artifact at a Reasonable price!

I will wait until the last few seconds to place me bid! :D

...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-01-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
Posted By cw2311
Thank you for your feedback guys, unfortunately,...

Thank you for your feedback guys, unfortunately, veterans during that time period and prior certainly didn’t have the supports in place like today. However, we still continue to see the current...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-01-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
Posted By cw2311
1st Can Para Veteran - PTSD

Hello all,

I recently added a biography that will be part of my mental health page in my virtual museum. I have encountered a few 1st Can Para veteran's who took their own life, however, most...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-12-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By cw2311
1st Can Para BD

WOW! :confused:


https://www.ebay.com/itm/WWII-Canadian-Battle-Dress-P37-Paratrooper-Airborne-Jacket-1945-Canada-WW2-UK/293368403415?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
Forum: General Topics 23-09-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By cw2311
Thank you very much gents! :)

Thank you very much gents! :)
Forum: General Topics 22-09-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By cw2311
Cap Badge

Hello gents!

Can anyone make out the cap badge on this fellows beret?

Thanks
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 27-08-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By cw2311
Correct, it's hard to make out the actual medal,...

Correct, it's hard to make out the actual medal, however the ribbon is distinguishable. Awarded to Indian Forces for 3 years non-operational service in India during WW2.


Picture courtesy of...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 26-08-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By cw2311
Do you have a keen eye?

Hello all,

Have a look at the picture of this 1st Can Para veteran and tell me what you see out of place with this medal group.

Cheers ;)
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 11-08-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,799
Posted By cw2311
Thanks Roy, great examples! The one in the...

Thanks Roy, great examples! The one in the centre I have encountered on many 1st Can Para BD's.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 08-08-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,799
Posted By cw2311
Unfortunately the Epay pictures and description...

Unfortunately the Epay pictures and description are no longer available. Does anyone have the pictures they can post? Love to see them.

They definitely can be a tricky item to buy on their...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-04-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By cw2311
Nice display Paul! All the best with your...

Nice display Paul!

All the best with your growing collection.

Cheers
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 17-02-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,331
Posted By cw2311
Here is the link to Pte Moneypenny who purchased...

Here is the link to Pte Moneypenny who purchased an officer's cap badge for his walking-out dress. I have encountered a couple of these situations now.
...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 13-02-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cw2311
Not at all. I have now handled 6 Canadian...

Not at all.

I have now handled 6 Canadian “put together” para berets and taken detailed pictures and written a summary of my findings for each. I suspect it could be the same craftsman,...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 08-02-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cw2311
I didn’t get that impression at all when in hand....

I didn’t get that impression at all when in hand. Condition is a little rough but nice un-messed with original Grand Mere para beret.
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