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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By High Wood
6RR was worn by the 6th Rajputana Rifles. I would...

6RR was worn by the 6th Rajputana Rifles. I would like to buy it if it is for sale.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By High Wood
Thank you. That is very interesting but it seems...

Thank you. That is very interesting but it seems strange that it should turn up in Shropshire via Herefordshire.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By High Wood
Military Police armband.

Is there any significance in the colours used in this armband? Yellow appears to be an unusual colour for the lettering?

The armband itself is unfinished but does appear to have some age to it.
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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By High Wood
They were possibly worn on both civilian and...

They were possibly worn on both civilian and military clothing. I imagine that they were rather like back stage passes or enclosure admission badges at Ascot, only of a more select nature and gave...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 18-05-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By High Wood
Both badges relate to tours of India by the then...

Both badges relate to tours of India by the then Prince of Wales, later king George Vth. The second, 1911/12, badge is for the Delhi Durbar and tour of India.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By High Wood
Gotcha, my three examples all have curved tops to...

Gotcha, my three examples all have curved tops to the shields.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By High Wood
I have three examples of the Cambridgeshire...

I have three examples of the Cambridgeshire Regiment cap badge in my collection. All three, including the version with the missing 'E', have only two courses of stonework above the shield.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By High Wood
They may be, there are an awful lot of them...

They may be, there are an awful lot of them around and they are one of the easiest formation signs to fake. All you need is a sewing machine, some K.D. material, some Humbrol matt paint and some home...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By High Wood
A.V.L.H. shoulder title is indeed for the Assam...

A.V.L.H. shoulder title is indeed for the Assam Valley Light Horse. The F/S is the 202nd (Assam) L. of C. Area. They are usually square not circular.
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Forum: Military Buttons 10-05-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By High Wood
Many thanks for the positive identification. Much...

Many thanks for the positive identification. Much appreciated.
Forum: Military Buttons 10-05-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By High Wood
Foreign Naval button.

I had thought that this was French, but I cannot find an examplw with a Maltese Cross behind the anchor. It does not appear to be Spanish, Italian or Belgian either. Does anyone know which Navy wore...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By High Wood
Here is the Boer War cabinet photograph. ...

Here is the Boer War cabinet photograph.

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Forum: General Topics. 09-05-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By High Wood
As a rule an officer's first entry in the London...

As a rule an officer's first entry in the London Gazette regarding his commission gives his full name but not his service number. Subsequent entries regarding promotions only give his initials and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-05-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By High Wood
It is definitely a badge with some age to it so...

It is definitely a badge with some age to it so it could well be 1970's. It may be from a T.V. series spin off such as Captain Scarlett or something similar. It is quite a large badge at 5 inches...
Forum: The Home Front 09-05-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By High Wood
The cynic in me wonders if someone has worked out...

The cynic in me wonders if someone has worked out that his date bar addition adds considerable value to an otherwise relatively common badge and, is knocking them out in his garden shed.

It seems...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-05-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By High Wood
I had thought that you were joking but having...

I had thought that you were joking but having searched for Star Trek rank badges, I now know that, to my amazement, they have a whole command structure with badges of rank all worked out and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By High Wood
Unknown officer's rank badge.

This came in a job lot of badges and is almost certainly not British. It has a maker's mark, B&W, to the reverse. It is a large badge, presumably worn on the collar in facing pairs.

I cannot find...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By High Wood
Sussex County Rifle Association enamel badge fob.

I am asking £10 including U.K. postage for this Sussex County Rifle Association enamel badge. Possibly a shooting prize.

Payment by paypal Friends & Family preferred.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-05-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By High Wood
Unknown cloth bandsman's badge.

Can anyone please identify who wore this bandsman's badge? The red and black would suggest Royal Navy but I cannot find another example to compare it with.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-05-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By High Wood
PM sent re Essex Yeomanry.

PM sent re Essex Yeomanry.
Forum: Other Militaria 06-05-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By High Wood
Very nice and probably intended for placement in...

Very nice and probably intended for placement in a church or chapel.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By High Wood
Indeed, but as a Boy Seaman he was not in breach...

Indeed, but as a Boy Seaman he was not in breach of any regulations, though I believe Boy Seamen were later forbidden to serve in action. There were also a few Boy soldiers with the original 1914...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By High Wood
A lot of young lads did the same in the early...

A lot of young lads did the same in the early part of the war and many were killed in action. Questiobs were asked in Parliament and many were removed from the front. However, once conscription was...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-05-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By High Wood
Peter, thank you for the pointer, I clearly...

Peter,

thank you for the pointer, I clearly hadn't read the first post properly.

My point was that no conscripted young soldier was allowed to serve in the front line before a certain age, I...
Forum: Indian Badges 05-05-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By High Wood
A nice find and obviously Victorian.

A nice find and obviously Victorian.
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