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Forum: General Topics. 26-07-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By William
Many thanks, John and Simon for interesting info....

Many thanks, John and Simon for interesting info.

Please does anyone know what medals he would have been entitled to? Also, what about his service record? How do I find out if he qualified for his...
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By William
Many thanks, John and Simon for interesting info....

Many thanks, John and Simon for interesting info.

Please does anyone know what medals he would have been entitled to? Also, what about his service record? How do I find out if he qualified for his...
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By William
Thanks Simon, Yes. I think his MiD was from...

Thanks Simon,

Yes. I think his MiD was from Arnhem and this London Gazette entry makes that seem likely.

William
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By William
Leslie Grier, MiD, Parachute Regiment

Please can anyone throw any light on information or history of this WW2 Soldier and (I think) Arnhem Veteran?

4801924 Pte Leslie Grier, MiD. Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps

Thanks for any...
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By William
Looks like someone’s name; Mil. Adamovich...

Looks like someone’s name; Mil. Adamovich Lasovats.

The Russian Cyrillic alphabet changed around 1917-ish, when they dropped some of the less used letters, but none of those letters are in this...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-07-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,675
Posted By William
What's 'moody' Bess? Have I missed smtg here?

What's 'moody' Bess? Have I missed smtg here?
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By William
A bag of Manchester staybrites? Sounds like...

A bag of Manchester staybrites?

Sounds like a potential gold mine.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By William
Same here. W

Same here.

W
Forum: General Topics. 09-04-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By William
Objects of Desire?

There are occasional posts on here about record prices achieved in specialist sales or on eBay or other auction websites.

The attached image, while not directly relating specifically to British...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-04-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By William
Any chance of a picture, please Alan? Many...

Any chance of a picture, please Alan?

Many thanks

William
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By William
Any link, please to the Facebook group?

Any link, please to the Facebook group?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By William
Yes. It is definitely ’Mir’ or ‘Peace’. Many...

Yes. It is definitely ’Mir’ or ‘Peace’. Many years ago these badges were worn to promote the Soviet space station of the same name.

https://history.nasa.gov/SP-4225/mir/mir.htm
Forum: General Topics. 18-03-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By William
So what do you collect? :D:D:D

So what do you collect?

:D:D:D
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-03-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,136
Posted By William
The WO1 Royal Arms badge is quite an extensive...

The WO1 Royal Arms badge is quite an extensive field for collectors. There are probably a hundred or more different versions, from all three services.

I have a lot of these and a very...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-08-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By William
Me too. Anyone ever actually seen and held an...

Me too. Anyone ever actually seen and held an original of one of these?

W
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-06-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By William
Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer,...

Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer, with separate crown, also with silver globe. No maker's mark. Both parts are AA.

I have always believed this to be a cap-badge for RM Warrant...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By William
You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though...

You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though the traditional soldered loop-type lugs may not be strong enough to carry such a weighty cap-badge. I guess that most Aberdeen OTC badges I have come...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By William
No idea. ����

No idea. ����
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-05-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By William
Thanks to all, for all images and info. This...

Thanks to all, for all images and info.

This Royal Malta Artillery AA cap badge is stamped 'BUTTONS LTD' and over-stamped 'FIRMIN & SONS LONDON'

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By William
No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not...

No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not any sort of expert in this stuff, but thanks for the answer.

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By William
Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the...

Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the education, Tim!

16/5 Lancers? Or just 16 Lancers?

Attached fotos show 21 Lancers - just noticed this one is also an Azam.

Cheers!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By William
Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The...

Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The Leinsters.

Not sure exactly what is this Royal Marines (RM Fusiliers? RM Band?) Azam cap-badge?

Third image is an Azam to 16 The Queen's Lancers....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By William
Nice one, Sean! Keep making your own luck! ...

Nice one, Sean!

Keep making your own luck!

All the best, mate!

W
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-05-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By William
Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!...

Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!

Thanks for sharing and hope you are well!

W
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,115
Posted By William
Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂

Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂
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