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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Bill A
Pretty sure that is an association / veteran's...

Pretty sure that is an association / veteran's pin.
Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 12:40 PM
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Views: 79
Posted By Bill A
A slidered version of the 48th Highlanders badge...

A slidered version of the 48th Highlanders badge was made in the 1990's, but they are not easy to find.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 20-01-20, 10:33 PM
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Views: 82
Posted By Bill A
Hello Elwick, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Elwick, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Infantry 19-01-20, 09:34 PM
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Views: 70
Posted By Bill A
That is a well made modified badge. Purpose?...

That is a well made modified badge. Purpose? Probably lost to posterity.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-01-20, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello skypilot, welcome back. Your account is...

Hello skypilot, welcome back. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 15-01-20, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Dicky Dawe, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello Dicky Dawe, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-01-20, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Geneo89, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Geneo89, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
What is the purpose for a valuation? Such can vary depending on whether it is for insurance or for sale.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-01-20, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hello Karen, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Karen, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-01-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Bill A
Hi BrianL, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi BrianL, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Hopefully, the membership can identify your pendant. It appears to be sweetheart type jewellery.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-20, 05:55 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Al. Your account is active...

Welcome to the Forum Al. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 03-01-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Bill A
I have seen examples of the type of pin for the...

I have seen examples of the type of pin for the 2nd Cdn Div with the veteran's name, bn etc engraved.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 01-01-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Bill A
Hi Eric, Some nice service pins / souvenir pins...

Hi Eric, Some nice service pins / souvenir pins there. I have not seen the first one before. It is a First WW pin, as that designation was not used for the Cdn armed forces in the Second WW. The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-12-19, 12:58 PM
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Views: 91
Posted By Bill A
Hello elmorose, welcome to the Forum. Your...

Hello elmorose, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-12-19, 05:20 PM
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Views: 161
Posted By Bill A
Hello Nigel, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Nigel, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-12-19, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Bill A
Hi Terry, welcome to the Forum. Your account is...

Hi Terry, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-12-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Bill A
It is a good possibility the fellow had it...

It is a good possibility the fellow had it plated, but not sure why. There wasn't a band of which I am aware, as each MD had a band (in some cases more than one). Is there any chance he was an...
Forum: Infantry 24-12-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Bill A
Hi Michael, to see an example of the badge, go to...

Hi Michael, to see an example of the badge, go to the CEF link in the ar reading Other Galleries at the top of the page. The 5th was also known as the Western Cavalry.
Forum: Infantry 20-12-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Bill A
Hello Jean-Paul, I will let the others give an...

Hello Jean-Paul, I will let the others give an opinion, but I think your badge is one of the repros that were being peddled by a British dealer.
Forum: Infantry 20-12-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Bill A
Could it be the 90th Winnipeg Rifles badge? Many...

Could it be the 90th Winnipeg Rifles badge? Many of the 8th originals wore that badge.
Forum: Infantry 19-12-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Bill A
Hemsley were in business for sometime after the...

Hemsley were in business for sometime after the First WW. I have correspondence from an old time collector requesting badges from them in the 1920's.
Forum: Infantry 19-12-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Bill A
They are referenced in Cross' Charltons Standard...

They are referenced in Cross' Charltons Standard Catalogue of First World War Canadian Infantry Badges. It is unusual to see blackened finish.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-12-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
Welcome to the Forum Cahan2020. Your account is...

Welcome to the Forum Cahan2020. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-12-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Bill A
Hello Nickn, welcome to the Forum. Your account...

Hello Nickn, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 15-12-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Bill A
Not liking that at all.

Not liking that at all.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 14-12-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Bill A
That is correct Mike, and 1 CAB was disbanded...

That is correct Mike, and 1 CAB was disbanded prior to the granting of the Royal honour.
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