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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-11-16, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Cardiffbloke
KDG Victorian Officer's Two Piece Struck Collar

Does anyone have a singleton of this badge they might be prepared to part with?
I will pay/trade well for one ... thanks H
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-11-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,474
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Well, its worth bearing in mind that KDG only...

Well, its worth bearing in mind that KDG only arrived in France in 1915 and buggered off back to India in 1917. By the time they got anywhere near the front the vast majority would have been wearing...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,474
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Forgotten Badge

Great card Dean.... Don't forget that KDG changed their badge in 1915 to the Star and Garter example. You would need to put both KDG badges on your card for it to be truly representative... Good...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,474
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Cavalry Squadrons/Regiments were much less in...

Cavalry Squadrons/Regiments were much less in number that an Infantry Company/Battalion.
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-16, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,638
Posted By Cardiffbloke
I know this is a long shot but here we go...... I...

I know this is a long shot but here we go...... I know that my G Grandfather was awarded the SWB and i have his badge's number somewhere. However, God only knows where the actual badge is.....Does...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-10-16, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Cardiffbloke
I doubt very much if KDG ever entertained the...

I doubt very much if KDG ever entertained the idea of having the soldiers wear the AA badges that were produced. They kicked up enough fuss when told to wear the 1938 pattern eagle in GM....
But AA...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-10-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Absolutely... But there was a GM QC Bays badge....

Absolutely... But there was a GM QC Bays badge....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-10-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Thanks Jon I have a copy of Brian Cox's work...

Thanks Jon

I have a copy of Brian Cox's work for Langridge and he notes the younger members of the regiment wearing AA and the older GM.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-10-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Cardiffbloke
I'm pretty certain the Bays AA collars were on...

I'm pretty certain the Bays AA collars were on the scene just before amalgamation in 1959, as was the QC AA Cap badge. My guess is they were issued in training because by then AA was the official...
Forum: General Topics. 24-10-16, 01:55 PM
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Views: 712
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Shoulder Belt Plates

Do we have anyone on here that collects Cavalry Standard/Guidon shoulder belt plates?
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,979
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Fear Naught !! RiP Gordon

Fear Naught !! RiP Gordon
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Thank you so much for your help...If you see...

Thank you so much for your help...If you see these then let me know.... thanks again
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Cardiffbloke
I need a Viccy Crown with 2 E/W Screw posts. 35mm...

I need a Viccy Crown with 2 E/W Screw posts. 35mm W x 35mm H.
Also a King's Crown with 2 N/S posts. 26mm W 25mm H.
Or thereabouts.....

H
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Sabretache and Pouch Badge Crowns

Does any have, or know someone who might have such separate Crowns with screw posts for sale? I need a Viccy one and a KC one....
Cheers Howard
Forum: General Topics. 21-09-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Hi Paddy PM sent Thanks Howard

Hi Paddy

PM sent

Thanks
Howard
Forum: General Topics. 20-09-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Cheers Butty :)

Cheers Butty :)
Forum: General Topics. 20-09-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Cheers for that Kev... I'll check them out, I'm...

Cheers for that Kev... I'll check them out, I'm guessing they are expensive though... right? Howard
Forum: General Topics. 20-09-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Gilding

Does anyone know someone who does 'gilding'? My chap has recently passed away and i need some gilding done. Any steers would be gratefully received...
H
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-09-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Hate to say this boys but there's nothing wrong...

Hate to say this boys but there's nothing wrong with it... As you say Malc, the ones you have are the ones made "properly" in the UK and I must admit... The smaller type are new to me...never seen...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-03-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Posted By Cardiffbloke
A few Pics would be useful Phil... I'm not sure i...

A few Pics would be useful Phil... I'm not sure i know what youre describing??

H
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Posted By Cardiffbloke
However... lugged ones were used as arm badges......

However... lugged ones were used as arm badges... Usually they have locally fixed lugs and vestiges of the slider are still on the badge. I have a lovely collection of self made Star and Garter arm...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 31-12-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Hi everyone... HNY!!! So far in this thread...

Hi everyone... HNY!!!
So far in this thread everyone is correct.... Not sure why the arm badge has a blue backing though as on amalgamation a QDG version of the Bays arm badge was adopted, maybe it...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,319
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Hi Jack The idea that KDG polished the badge to...

Hi Jack
The idea that KDG polished the badge to destruction because of Austria's involvement in WWI is complete bunkum. Almost certainly the badge you have is one that survived amalgamation and was...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,604
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Have to say.... I dont like it at all... not sure...

Have to say.... I dont like it at all... not sure where it could have originated and its an example I havent seen before. Clearly as Spreadeagle has one its not alone out there. I have learned many...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-07-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,491
Posted By Cardiffbloke
Erroneous Information

Apologies for delay as sadly, I rarely visit the site these days... Got a new woman in my life....
Ok to lay this one finally to rest.....
The claim that the KDG/QDG polish the shield of their...
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