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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Madziro
Many thanks for the advice Gents. The quest...

Many thanks for the advice Gents. The quest continues to find an original! I am not an expert on this matter but am learning quite fast.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Madziro
7th Bn Hants Regt

Greetings. I would like to ask opinions on the originality of the attached 7th Hants Regt badge please.
Forum: Army 14-05-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Madziro
I believe that a number of Rhodesian units wore...

I believe that a number of Rhodesian units wore the black embroidered on red Rhodesia sign inclusing the SR Artilllery. Your examples are well faded red. Very nive titles. This must not be...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-05-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Madziro
For info. This photo is of the 4th SA Infantry...

For info. This photo is of the 4th SA Infantry Regt taken during a rest period at Blangy, (France?) on 3 May 1917. It is an IWM photo.
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Madziro
Many thanks for the info Gents. Much...

Many thanks for the info Gents. Much appreciated. I am learning!!
Forum: General Topics. 26-03-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Madziro
Opinions on 96th Foot Glengarry badge please

Any opinions on this badge would be appreciated. I am not a fundi on Glengarry badges and picked up this one for 2-00. I obviously expect to hear that it is a repro at that price but am using this...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-02-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By Madziro
Very interesting thread for me as I am not that...

Very interesting thread for me as I am not that knowledgeable on RAF badges. have attached a bronze version of the economy type badge in the collection. May I ask what era it was worn and by what...
Forum: Army 06-02-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Madziro
A badge card for the Rhodesian SAS for interest.

A badge card for the Rhodesian SAS for interest.
Forum: Army 06-02-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Madziro
A suggestion - perhaps it is from the Belgian...

A suggestion - perhaps it is from the Belgian SAS. It is definately not Rhodesian SAS.

Have attached some titles from the Transvaal Scottish for interest.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-01-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Madziro
In 2005 while serving with the SA Army we did an...

In 2005 while serving with the SA Army we did an exercise with several southern African states. Being a badge collector, took these photos which may be of use / reference. The Malawi Rifles are...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-12-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Madziro
Thanks

Many thanks for the confirmation Jon. I thought that it is dodgy and looks a bit like the type of patch the re-enactors might wear. I have never seen it before.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-12-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Madziro
Thanks

Gents, many thanks for the info. It is appreciated. Dudley
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-12-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Madziro
Eastern Command printed patch

Picked up this Eastern Command printed patch recently. I would like to confirm if it was worn / original. I have a couple of others that are woven and embroidered and the detail is much better on...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-12-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Madziro
Unknown cloth patch

Could anybody help id this cloth patch please. I have looked in Coles book and Warings ID pamphlet no 1 and have not found it in there. Any help would be much appreciated, thanks. Dudley
Forum: Military Buttons 12-12-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Madziro
For what it is worth, I believe that this is a WW...

For what it is worth, I believe that this is a WW 2 Italian airforce button.
Forum: Navy 07-12-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By Madziro
I have a few spare large size brass / gilt...

I have a few spare large size brass / gilt springbuck buttons. You are most welcome to have them if they are of use. Please pm your address.
Forum: Army 01-12-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Madziro
For interest the Die Middelandse Regt title

For interest the Die Middelandse Regt title
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-12-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Madziro
The Sons of England association was formed in...

The Sons of England association was formed in South Africa and Canada by people who were British born but living in those countries. Attached a badge in the collection for interest.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-11-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Madziro
Gents, many thanks for the kind words. Have...

Gents, many thanks for the kind words. Have removed the duplicates. Finger trouble on my part!!
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 21-11-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Madziro
Formation patch collection.

My modest collection of formation patches is at this link in the albums - https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3873

Any comments and corrections are most welcome as I am not...
Forum: Army 20-11-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Madziro
Hullo Steven Many thanks for the date...

Hullo Steven

Many thanks for the date correction of the shoulder titles. Cannot remember now but think that I got them from Curzons book. Will have another look. It needs to be right.

Kind...
Forum: Army 19-11-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Madziro
R and H B

This may be of use.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-11-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Madziro
Thanks

Many thanks Gents. My dilemma is that Warings book mentions both the 2nd Div patch and a later similar crossed keys patch as 5 Bde first pattern. I have attached scans of all the ones I have in the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-11-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Madziro
Crossed keys woven patch

I picked up a pair of woven crossed key patches which were identified as 5 Bde first pattern according to Maj Warings ID pamphlet. This pair is silk woven but the pamphlet only mentions patterns...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-11-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By Madziro
This has been a most useful exercise for me. ...

This has been a most useful exercise for me. Really appreciate this and it has helped a lot.
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