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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 05:48 PM
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Getting the dreaded ‘403 forbidden’ on...

Mike,
Getting the dreaded ‘403 forbidden’ on that link. Can you provide another link please?

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Should look like this one. Supplied by William...

Should look like this one. Supplied by William Anderson & Sons, Military Outfitters of Edinburgh.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Prince of Wales Feathers - Belt Buckle

Identification please on this chromed metal Prince of Wales Feathers centre with plain circlet Belt Buckle, maker marked HOBSON & SON (LONDON) LTD. May be offered for sale if not in my collecting...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Graham and Dave, Thank you both. I will...

Graham and Dave,
Thank you both. I will probably be parting with non-military items and should have said so in the opening post.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Three shoulder titles for identification

seeking identification on these three titles please:

Tim
Forum: Headdress 25-05-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The Rifles have two Army Reserve Bands -...

The Rifles have two Army Reserve Bands - Salamanca and Waterloo

Tim
Forum: Headdress 25-05-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Waterloo Mainline Station - signage on the...

Waterloo Mainline Station - signage on the escalator points up to Waterloo East Station

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Forum: General Topics. 25-05-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Danbury Mint ‘Collectors” set, most are anodised...

Danbury Mint ‘Collectors” set, most are anodised with two anodised blades designed to be fitted to A5 velour cards, in turn set into a group display frame. REME has one blade and clutch pin as not...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-05-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By grey_green_acorn
165827 Lt Col John Burden Sanderson transferred...

165827 Lt Col John Burden Sanderson transferred from the York and Lancaster Regiment to the Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment on 14/12/1968.

He was promoted Lt Col on 01/08/1964 and had earlier...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-05-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By grey_green_acorn
York and Lancaster Regiment collar badges and...

York and Lancaster Regiment collar badges and possibly Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire buttons?

Tim
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-05-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By grey_green_acorn
There is an illustrated article in the May 2022...

There is an illustrated article in the May 2022 of The Bulletin of the Military Historical Society. It shows the crest, stable belt, buckle and the SFM wings.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-05-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By grey_green_acorn
LOYALS as commonly found with ‘hairpin’ slider. ...

LOYALS as commonly found with ‘hairpin’ slider.

Tim
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-05-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this version in black. Maker marked J R...

I have this version in black. Maker marked J R GAUNT B’HAM on slider and back of badge definitely not painted and appears to be a factory black finish on raw aluminium.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are British Army equitation instructors...

Here are British Army equitation instructors badges in cloth and metals in two designs. The gilding metal design as in the opening post is now issued in gold anodised.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The Hampshire Regiment cap badge in the 1949 PPCN...

The Hampshire Regiment cap badge in the 1949 PPCN is sixpence halfpenny - so 6/6 (six shillings and six pence) per dozen.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Those prices are surely for a gross (144) of...

Those prices are surely for a gross (144) of badges! Not per individual badge!

Doing the maths: 18 shillings and six pence is 222 pence which divided by 144 is 1.54 pence per badge.

The 1949...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 18-05-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Similar badge in Juliet Bravo 1980 and probably...

Similar badge in Juliet Bravo 1980 and probably other TV productions.

Tim
Forum: Headdress 17-05-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By grey_green_acorn
“Hobson & Sons established in 1850, Hobsons began...

“Hobson & Sons established in 1850, Hobsons began their uniform business close to Woolwich Barracks, South London, England. Clothing and Regimental Regalia were made for all members of the armed...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By grey_green_acorn
East Surrey from the Birmingham Mint set, see...

East Surrey from the Birmingham Mint set, see https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=767

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Graham and Mike, Many thanks, High...

Graham and Mike,

Many thanks,

High Commission Territories Technical Officer's cap badge. Pre-1953. Brass. it is.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By grey_green_acorn
'TG' in wreath with King's Crown

Any identification on this please. Looks like TG in wreath in naval style. 43mm x 49mm

Tim
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 11-05-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Marked P with long lugs it looks like an Officers...

Marked P with long lugs it looks like an Officers silver plated version so would sell.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-05-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By grey_green_acorn
An early RHF TRF made from kilt tartan and used...

An early RHF TRF made from kilt tartan and used before this merrowed edge version was manufactured.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have more than 550 pairs of facing and matching...

I have more than 550 pairs of facing and matching collar badges but I also have about 100 single collar badges that I am seeking the 'other half'. Some of these I have had for more than 30 years!
...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 05-05-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By grey_green_acorn
David, Here are the only entries in the London...

David,
Here are the only entries in the London Gazette that I could find.

Tim
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