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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-20, 07:25 AM
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Posted By BCONLEY
It is not a 72nd Regiment / Seaforth Highlanders...

It is not a 72nd Regiment / Seaforth Highlanders of Canada badge, any era.
Forum: Infantry 05-05-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By BCONLEY
Yes, I assumed so as well, curious though that...

Yes, I assumed so as well, curious though that the cross is missing from the item.
Forum: Infantry 05-05-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By BCONLEY
Cameron Highlanders Ottawa No Cross?

This just arrived with a lot of Canadian Scottish / Highland Regt badges. The Saint has no cross, its made from brass and has 4 fold over tangs, can anyone tell me what it may be for? Slightly larger...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BCONLEY
Soap and water and a soft bristle brush for all...

Soap and water and a soft bristle brush for all except the silver ones which received a gentle cleaning with silver polish to get rid of some tarnish. They are all in great condition, less a couple...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BCONLEY
Other Plates etc, this lot.

Other Plates etc, this lot.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BCONLEY
Recent Purchase Rare Scottish Badges

I recently purchased a large lot of 13 Scottish Helmet Plates and badges, all appear to be original. There were two that stood out to me and are not shown in Bloomers or K&K and I am making an...
Forum: General Topics 22-02-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By BCONLEY
Two unknown Canadian Collar Badges, CEF / Militia

I recently purchased a large lot of Canadian collar badges, primarily Militia pre 14 and post CEF, these two badges were in that lot and I cannot seem to find them or have overlooked them several...
Forum: Infantry 22-02-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By BCONLEY
GEO. H. LEES & CO, badge is marked to two, likely...

GEO. H. LEES & CO, badge is marked to two, likely manufacturer and then distributor / seller.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By BCONLEY
Three I cannot identify

Received these three badges in a large lot of authentic WW1 British Imperial badges including Canadian Australian and Indian badges. I cannot find them in any of the usual references, i.e Cox or K &...
Forum: Infantry 19-01-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By BCONLEY
79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada variant or 'one of' ?

I just purchased this off of EBAY ( because I have a insatiable curiosity for weird badges). It appears to be a 79th Camerons Sporran badge on a RCR star pattern badge. The 79th badge is bigger than...
Forum: Infantry 06-10-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By BCONLEY
WW2 Westminster Regt Officers badge GILT not Copper

Received this badge the other day and thought it would be a good example to show other collectors what the actual composition and finish vs what is out there for info in common reference resources...
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By BCONLEY
According to Parkyn the Guelphic Crown began use...

According to Parkyn the Guelphic Crown began use on Rifle Brigade Badges about 1822-23 and remained in use until 1902. Your badge is indicated as Figure 550 in that reference.
Forum: Infantry 31-08-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By BCONLEY
It is a broken badge, nothing else. Sorry, but...

It is a broken badge, nothing else. Sorry, but sometimes the simplest explanation is the correct one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By BCONLEY
3 unknowns

Not certain on theses three badges. The first is a grenade badge with C.S.A.R.V., measures 47 x 22 mm. The second is a St Andrew with BSH, measures 37 x 25 mm. The third is a monogram?, measures 22...
Forum: Infantry 31-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By BCONLEY
My experience, having served as a Royal for a...

My experience, having served as a Royal for a short period in the 80's is that badges with single screw posts were worn on the Wolsley Helmet. The helmet was worn with #1 dress with scarlet tunic. I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By BCONLEY
Always a possibility, I do not have a picture of...

Always a possibility, I do not have a picture of the reverse but from the front the construction looks like similar badges made by W. Scully Montreal from WW1 through post WW2 period. This...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By BCONLEY
Unknown Shoulder Title, Canadian?

A friend sent me this photo to inquire if I knew which unit it belonged to. He thought it was Canadian so I looked through Charlton's, Mazeas and Cox with no results, I also perused Westlake with no...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-03-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By BCONLEY
It is a WW2 issue Royal Canadian Artillery cap...

It is a WW2 issue Royal Canadian Artillery cap badge. Makers mark is correct as 'W. Scully Ltd', should have a turning wheel. See Brooker's Badges of The Canadian Army 1920- Unification, Volume 6,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-11-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By BCONLEY
Thank you very much gentlemen. Appreciated.

Thank you very much gentlemen. Appreciated.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By BCONLEY
"CR" shoulder title, which unit.

Picked this up in a lot of British and Canadian badges and ephemera recently but I am having difficulty figuring out which unit it represents. It is not Canadian that I can determine, and though I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By BCONLEY
Train Locomotive badge from WW1 Hate Belt

This was one of the badges from an original period collected Canadian WW1 Hate Belt I recently acquired. The remainder of the badges were all Canadian and British with a few German Kokades etc. This...
Forum: General Topics 03-09-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By BCONLEY
Black Watch Imperial White metal badge with sheet cut lugs

Purchased this recently with a lot of CEF and British badges. It is an Imperial Pattern Black Watch badge but has the flat brass sheet cut lugs. I know that the 42nd and 73rd Battalions CEF had...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By BCONLEY
Thank you very much, I thought perhaps a sporran...

Thank you very much, I thought perhaps a sporran badge. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-07-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By BCONLEY
8th VB Liverpool what is it?

I am currently breaking up and selling a small collection of Scottish Regimental badges and this particular badge is causing me grief as I can find no examples in any of the reference books that I...
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-05-18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By BCONLEY
Excellent photo. I find it most illuminating for...

Excellent photo. I find it most illuminating for showing the broad range of badge types being worn, Style A, B and C as well as Imperial type, often with mixed styles of Collar badges.
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