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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-01-21, 11:42 PM
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Views: 67
Posted By badgecollector
is this a good RAAF wing

hi all
not my area. is this a good RAAF wing and if so what period?
cheers
BC
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 23-01-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By badgecollector
any pics for those uneducated so we can keep an...

any pics for those uneducated so we can keep an eye out for you?
bc
Forum: Other Corps 08-01-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By badgecollector
as Luke says, British Army’s School of Musketry...

as Luke says, British Army’s School of Musketry badge.
is the wearer Australian? or is he a Brit instructor?
bc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-01-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By badgecollector
woooops, yes, agree the QVC RIR no good. my bad ...

woooops, yes, agree the QVC RIR no good. my bad
bc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-01-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By badgecollector
id be happy with all of these badges bc

id be happy with all of these badges
bc
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By badgecollector
hey i am no expert and it may have been worn as...

hey
i am no expert and it may have been worn as a cap badge however the general consensus is that lugged badges (like yours) are collars and the badges made with prongs are cap badges
bc
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-01-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By badgecollector
hi what size is it? collar or hat badge? if...

hi
what size is it? collar or hat badge? if collar then maybe but if larger i definitely dont like it
at first glance im not a fan however as previously mentioned, any sandcast badge needs...
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By badgecollector
eBay has added GST on any purchase from overseas...

eBay has added GST on any purchase from overseas for us aussie buyers.
this isnt an eBay fee, its a government tax. i assume same with all other countries.
my way around it is to have...
Forum: Other Corps 02-01-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By badgecollector
thanks paul good explanation. yes that would be...

thanks paul
good explanation. yes that would be correct
bc
Forum: Other Corps 02-01-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By badgecollector
are you sure they would wear the HQ patch? if...

are you sure they would wear the HQ patch?
if seconded to the HQ maybe.
just thinking of the medical teams. would they have to change their UCPs? i dont think they do?
cant remember now?
bc
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-12-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By badgecollector
which is rarer? the wings or the embroidered A on...

which is rarer? the wings or the embroidered A on an AFC colour patch.
very very nice
bc
Forum: General Topics. 30-12-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By badgecollector
yeah, but how good would it be if they removed...

yeah, but how good would it be if they removed all the sold badges, atleast the wons that have been sold for over 6mths
bc
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-12-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By badgecollector
good luck so i suspect are most of the aussie...

good luck
so i suspect are most of the aussie collectors here
bc
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 24-12-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys and atributable to an officer Lt....

thanks guys
and atributable to an officer Lt. then Capt. John Lindsay ROSS
joined the cadets and served with the 7th AIR then the 70th and 71st all Ballarat regiments before enlisting D comp 27th...
Forum: General Topics 23-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By badgecollector
thanks anthony how do i get a copy of that pic?...

thanks anthony
how do i get a copy of that pic?
where did all those hats go?
yeah the collar is a standard infantry collar badge for that period.
they are hard to find but do come up
bc
Forum: General Topics 22-12-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By badgecollector
hi Anthony awesome item you have there. well...

hi Anthony
awesome item you have there. well done
the collar badge is of a lion
i dont suppose you found any pics of 142 Sgt Alfred Frank Johnson?
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1439896
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-12-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By badgecollector
love the Captain C W Marsden pic bc

love the Captain C W Marsden pic
bc
Forum: General Topics 22-12-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys the titles and the badges sold for...

thanks guys
the titles and the badges sold for a tidy sum
IMO there was only one 100% genuine badge and that had no lugs.
the others needed heaps of provenance
the titles are nice but for that...
Forum: General Topics 22-12-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By badgecollector
Australian camel corps titles

hi all
were there ever Australian camel corps titles?
it was my understanding there wasnt, but these sold for over $1000.
they look Australian in style and lug.
thoughts?
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-12-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By badgecollector
thanks Khyber is yours the same or have cobra...

thanks Khyber
is yours the same or have cobra facing the opposite way?
be nice to know exactly what it is even if its a collar or something else
cheers
bc
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 12-12-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys yeah really pleased with it. ...

thanks guys
yeah really pleased with it.
will try and dig out the other one i have.
im away from the collection at the moment.
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By badgecollector
thanks again guys bc

thanks again guys
bc
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-12-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By badgecollector
thanks guys very interesting. any idea what...

thanks guys
very interesting.
any idea what these things sell for?
i am planning on moving it on once i know
cheers
bc
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By badgecollector
Ok, thanks guys. Now to find a badge for the...

Ok, thanks guys.
Now to find a badge for the centre.
Cheers
BC
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By badgecollector
X Belt plate? genuine or dud

hi all
what is this XBelt plate for and i think it may be a dud but looking for feedback
cheers
bc
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