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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Alan O
It was worn by all members of the CCF and the...

It was worn by all members of the CCF and the school (non military) pipe band.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By Alan O
I have not been able to find any picture of the...

I have not been able to find any picture of the Regt post 1947 when they were re-raised before amalgamation. It's possible they wore the Beds yeo badge but just as likely th RA one was worn.

As...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By Alan O
The Bedfordshire Yeomanry was one of the 1908...

The Bedfordshire Yeomanry was one of the 1908 yeomanry who converted to RA after WW1 and wore RA badges. It is thus one of the scarcer badges in existence. It was briefly re-raised post WW2 before...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Alan O
There was only one version which was the POW...

There was only one version which was the POW feathers and ich dien title. Many other regts used the same device but with a unit title scroll underneath.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Alan O
The Wiltshire and also the Denbighshire Yeomanry...

The Wiltshire and also the Denbighshire Yeomanry also wore the PoW feathers without any other scroll. Badges were in bronze and bimetal.

There were not any Rifle regts other than the 15th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-05-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Alan O
The Kent badge is a Marsh fake.

The Kent badge is a Marsh fake.
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Alan O
There were several infantry regiments who had...

There were several infantry regiments who had been converted to the RAC who wore their old infantry badges.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,214
Posted By Alan O
You find 2 types - the one piece such as this one...

You find 2 types - the one piece such as this one

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=250532&d=1620465898

but also a 2 piece one where the lower scroll is...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Alan O
If you are moving it on then I am after one.

If you are moving it on then I am after one.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 411
Posted By Alan O
In 1938 peaked caps were in use. With BD 1938-40...

In 1938 peaked caps were in use. With BD 1938-40 this changed to side caps which in turn changed to GS caps in 1943. Berets were popular but unofficial for many regts until they were formerly...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-05-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Alan O
20TH London and RE are reserved.

20TH London and RE are reserved.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 355
Posted By Alan O
The Bedford, Devon, East yorkshire are all brass...

The Bedford, Devon, East yorkshire are all brass and thus the 1916 economy designs.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 355
Posted By Alan O
Not keen on the Suffolls. It is the 19081-6 TF...

Not keen on the Suffolls. It is the 19081-6 TF badge but the BP named slider makes me suspicious of it.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Alan O
Yes - my error it's East Lancs.

Yes - my error it's East Lancs.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-05-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 928
Posted By Alan O
I would agree about the Northants and the WH. ...

I would agree about the Northants and the WH. The LY dates from the 1970's restrikes.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-05-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By Alan O
This is a genuine one. ...

This is a genuine one.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=49871&highlight=z-type

The badge was worn after WW1 in the cap as one period photo have proven. It was not a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Alan O
British Army Cap badges for sale

George V Royal Engineers 6
East Yorkshire Collar badge 5
Staffordshire Yeomanry with QVC SOLD
20th Battalion The County of London Regiment 25
King's Dragoon Guards WW2 brass version 25
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 928
Posted By Alan O
Individual photos of the front and back are...

Individual photos of the front and back are needed.

West Kent Yeo is a Marsh fake and Norfolk Yeo is the smaller Provost badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-05-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Alan O
The RDG cap badges were all white metal.

The RDG cap badges were all white metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-05-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Alan O
CB Very yellow brass painted black suggests...

CB

Very yellow brass painted black suggests fake to me. Sorry.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Alan O
As I said it was not an official design but made...

As I said it was not an official design but made commercially to sell to collectors.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-04-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Alan O
Made for collectors as a fantasy design and never...

Made for collectors as a fantasy design and never issued.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-04-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Alan O
1970s or 80's repro for certain.

1970s or 80's repro for certain.
Forum: General Topics. 28-04-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Alan O
Definitely used by cadets into the 1940s as OTC...

Definitely used by cadets into the 1940s as OTC and JTC. I think there is a forum member who wore it in the CCF.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Alan O
Very fake.

Very fake.
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