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Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches Today, 04:59 AM
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Posted By Lancer 17
Smile And Hi again Jeffweil Now regards the...

And Hi again Jeffweil

Now regards the Sergeants uniform, again its an early uniform with the waist belt and buckle. I don't have a set of WW1 colour patches at home and therefor cant tell you what...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches Today, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Jeffweil, again. Again look at the colour...

Hi Jeffweil, again.

Again look at the colour patch on the sleeve, it has no surrounding grey / buff background so it a a WW1 uniform and the fact that its got a buckle at the waist says that its...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches Today, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Jeffweil Have a look at the photo of...

G'day Jeffweil

Have a look at the photo of the colour patch, it has a grey /buff background surrounding the blue and green. This back ground is what tells us that its a WW2 hat.

Regards

...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) Today, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day fromelles I'd agree with BC, these are...

G'day fromelles

I'd agree with BC, these are most probably of English manufacture by the fact that they have "blades" as used on English officers OSD badges.

The 2 voids at the left and right...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up G'day SAARF Man that is showing off on a...

G'day SAARF

Man that is showing off on a grand scale, but I do approve.
Thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 11-07-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Drew Whilst I have a few Australian...

Hi Drew

Whilst I have a few Australian artillery badges its not my main area of collecting, however I do have a new Artillery badge in its original bag with a bar code and NSN number,...
Forum: Headdress 06-07-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys Having a look at the illustrated...

Hi Guys

Having a look at the illustrated Dress Regulations for 1900 this appears to be a Forage Cap for officers of Infantry of the Line. This has the same type of lace and the bullion to the edge...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-07-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Paul Pm sent. Regards Phil.

G'day Paul

Pm sent.

Regards Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Terry Thanks for your post, I to have...

Hi Terry

Thanks for your post, I to have dealt with Lew on and off for many years and have only just received my latest small purchase and I have another coming via a 3rd party, thanks Mike.

I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Its definitely a 10th Hussars officers...

Hi

Its definitely a 10th Hussars officers "Tent Cap" badge, the 3 spiky bits (technical description) at the bottom and the 2 sticky out bits with the Ich Dien motto are a clear give away, but its...
Forum: General Topics. 25-06-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile hi Tim I have 2 "Mottoes" cards and will...

hi Tim

I have 2 "Mottoes" cards and will include them with the Chadd photos that I have for you.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 24-06-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Pete There are 5 Cossum books and they...

Hi Pete

There are 5 Cossum books and they are all out of print and hard to get and are expensive if you do find one.

I have the first 4 but not the one with the cloth patches in it, No 5 in the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-06-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Laurent That badge is a French Scouts du...

Hi Laurent

That badge is a French Scouts du France region badge, I have one in my French scout badge collection but right now I don't know what region.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Waterloo1815 First off welcome to the...

G'day Waterloo1815

First off welcome to the forum, theres lots of folks here who will / can help you, but I recommend that you get a few reference books, theres lots that cover cap, collar and...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Like Slick Mick Ive had parcels from UK to...

Like Slick Mick Ive had parcels from UK to Australia during the Covid period, these have taken from 4 to 8 weeks where as I normally get mail from UK in 10 to 14 days. However mail from Mick in...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 16-06-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Lancer 17
Hi BC, pm sent please let me know that its gone...

Hi BC, pm sent please let me know that its gone through.

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Ive had a look at a lot of Cavalry shoulder...

Ive had a look at a lot of Cavalry shoulder titles for regiments that were amalgamated in 1922 which would suggest that the shoulder titles were made before 1922 (in theory).

All of the Ors...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 16-06-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,152
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile White Metal Rising Sun badges.

Hi Guys

Ive put another post on this one to the top having regard to the recent discussion on White Metal Rising Suns.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-06-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Mick Very nice mate, I think that I have...

Hi Mick

Very nice mate, I think that I have most / all of those except for the Bullion ones.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics 14-06-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys I believe that the "Silver" hat...

Hi Guys

I believe that the "Silver" hat badge is probably one of the ones that were silver plated for the Armoured Corps post WW2 and up to 1948 when the title on the badge changed from Australian...
Forum: Other Militaria 14-06-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,209
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys The Infantry Militia of the Colony...

Hi Guys

The Infantry Militia of the Colony of Victoria in the Victorian period, ie Aussie Pre Federation, ie pre 1901 wore a brown leather belt with a "Snakes Clasp" in white metal. The officers...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-06-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,684
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Evening Guys. Just for the record, I have 2,...

Evening Guys.

Just for the record, I have 2, 17th/21st Lancers sealed Motto pattern cards, One has a Firmin London name on the slider and is dated 14 7 61 and the rear of the card has Firmin& Sons...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-06-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Home Guard, Sorry Ive re read your...

Hi Home Guard,

Sorry Ive re read your original post, The WW 1 nurses (collar badges sized) badges come in marked "Silver" and hallmarked silver and white metal, the WW2 nurses badges are in white...
Forum: General Topics 09-06-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Joe Welcome to the forum and good luck...

Hi Joe

Welcome to the forum and good luck with your research.

The only one of the above badges that I have seen was in the museum at HMAS Cerberus near Hastings on Western Port Bay. Its quite a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-06-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Mick Well done, thanks for sharing. ...

Hi Mick

Well done, thanks for sharing.

Regards

Phil.
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