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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By davidcushworth
Thank you everyone. Much appreciated. I bought...

Thank you everyone. Much appreciated. I bought it off an auction house, so I am stuck with it. Another lesson learned (I hope)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By davidcushworth
Air Force Cross

I acquired an Air Force Cross, the back was stamped with the recipients details. The RAF Museum kindly provided me with the details of the specific award.

Someone has now questioned the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By davidcushworth
The Sanskrit looks more like Ceylon maybe.

The Sanskrit looks more like Ceylon maybe.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By davidcushworth
Looks suspiciously like the Pioneer Corps, which...

Looks suspiciously like the Pioneer Corps, which would explain a lot about the standard of turnout.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By davidcushworth
Try contacting Jim McKenzie at SA Militaria in...

Try contacting Jim McKenzie at SA Militaria in Cape Town. www.samilitaria.com

He was heavily involved in compiling the Scouts' wing roll.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-12-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By davidcushworth
Are you sure it's RAF. I thought the RAF eagle...

Are you sure it's RAF. I thought the RAF eagle faced the other way! Looks similar to Dutch Indian Air Force
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By davidcushworth
From Bragg & Turner Top Left: #1019. Royal...

From Bragg & Turner

Top Left: #1019. Royal Artillery. Could also be 1711 - Australian Army
Top Right: same
Middle left: possibly 1008. 156th Pata Bn. WW2
Middle Right: ditto
Bottom left:...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By davidcushworth
Looks like New Zealand SAS. Bragg & Turner#...

Looks like New Zealand SAS.

Bragg & Turner# 1757
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By davidcushworth
Tilbury Docks Police was only established 28th...

Tilbury Docks Police was only established 28th February 1992, before that it was part of the Port of London Authority Police, which wa siktself established in 1909.

I don't see the buckle or...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By davidcushworth
French maybe? They have a certain Gaelic look...

French maybe? They have a certain Gaelic look about them.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By davidcushworth
Photo please

Photo please
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-10-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,125
Posted By davidcushworth
It's a collar badge of the 47th Frontenac...

It's a collar badge of the 47th Frontenac Regiment of Canada. Other Ranks. Left hand badge.

See https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/canada-47th-frontenac-regiment-ors-287931829
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By davidcushworth
Stags Head & Title are Seaforth Highlanders.

Stags Head & Title are Seaforth Highlanders.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-09-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By davidcushworth
The photograph is really small. Some of the...

The photograph is really small.

Some of the West African Colonial Police Forces of the day had similar style badges. Without a better photo I can't get specific though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-09-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By davidcushworth
Charge of The Light Brigade Medal

I just got my hands on a wonderful display of the 17th Lancers and The Charge of The Light Brigade. One of the display cases has a commemorative medal (white metal), together with the poem about...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-09-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By davidcushworth
Here's a picture

Here's a picture
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-09-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By davidcushworth
I have one somewhere if you are still interested

I have one somewhere if you are still interested
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By davidcushworth
That would make sense as there were a number of...

That would make sense as there were a number of Canadian badges acquired at the same time.

Thank you
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-08-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By davidcushworth
Fourth from right is the WW2 era chaplains badge...

Fourth from right is the WW2 era chaplains badge worn by Commonwealth Forces.Quite often painted black.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-08-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By davidcushworth
Unknown Constabulary Badge

I have absolutely no idea where this badge is from. Not you usual police badge, so am thinking some kind of military constabulary.

Screw mounted, with small additional pin at bottom.

Any help...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-08-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By davidcushworth
Unusual Engineers collar badges.

These are small badges, but the shape of the flames are what intrigue me. Not British, but who?

Can anyone help please.

Thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-08-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By davidcushworth
Three metal titles - need help please

Can any help me identify there three titles:

C.F.A.
C.E.
B.H.V.G.

Many thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By davidcushworth
Definitely not Rhodesia Regiment . Whilst the...

Definitely not Rhodesia Regiment . Whilst the right colors, they are the totally wrong design of badge. The RR wore a square set, with the corners at NSEW. Black was to the west green to east...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By davidcushworth
Thank you everyone

Thank you everyone
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By davidcushworth
Some help with a medal would be nice

I don't normally collect medals, they are a world unto themselves. However I pick up the odd one that is mixed in Wirth badge lots.

So it is with this miniature medal. Green ribbon with the...
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