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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Chacal
Hi Tim L&ID is London & India Docks Police...

Hi Tim

L&ID is London & India Docks Police cap/collar badge 1901-1909.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Chacal
US Marine Corps older style, probably c.WWII. ...

US Marine Corps older style, probably c.WWII.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Chacal
Hi Aidan Just a suggestion, perhaps British...

Hi Aidan

Just a suggestion, perhaps British South Africa Police?

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Chacal
Hi Andy #4 in the first photo is a Civil...

Hi Andy

#4 in the first photo is a Civil Defence Instructor's badge.

Graham
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-05-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Chacal
I had a copy of a book "The Secret Hunters" which...

I had a copy of a book "The Secret Hunters" which covered their post-war activities tracking down war criminals as you describe: a couple of pages tied in with my lifelong interest in the occult when...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Chacal
Hi Stephen I think the RAF eagle would be...

Hi Stephen

I think the RAF eagle would be worn on the sleeve above the rank chevrons, and hence in facing pairs.

I'd say the eagle and wreath is from Nigeria as I have seen badges from Nigeria...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 12-05-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Chacal
Perhaps connected to the Berlin Airlift? The...

Perhaps connected to the Berlin Airlift? The central device resembles the Berlin Airlift Memorial so possibly a blazer badge for an Old Comrades Association?

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Chacal
I think it is Technical Officer for Bechuanaland...

I think it is Technical Officer for Bechuanaland Protectorate, or a similar British Protectorate but i’m at work at present. I’m sure it is in the Colonial Badges book, and has probably been on the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-05-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Chacal
I've recently seen a KC brass Royal Marines badge...

I've recently seen a KC brass Royal Marines badge with this type of lug.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-05-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Chacal
Birmingham Corps Of Commissionaires. Graham

Birmingham Corps Of Commissionaires.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Chacal
Hi Paul I'll take the Scottish and Arabic if...

Hi Paul

I'll take the Scottish and Arabic if I may please - PM sent.

All the best

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Chacal
Hi Peter Cyrenaica Police/Defence Force,...

Hi Peter

Cyrenaica Police/Defence Force, used after the independence of Cyrenaica from the British Administration in, I think, 1951 (I’m at work so away from my books).

All the best

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-03-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Chacal
OK, thank you for looking Dave, much appreciated....

OK, thank you for looking Dave, much appreciated. Looks like I need to make a trip to Kew one day.

Thanks again

Graham
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 20-03-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Chacal
Could someone look up an entry in “Police Gallantry” by J. Peter Farmery please?

Does anyone have a copy of “Police Gallantry” by J. Peter Farmery, covering awards of the King's Police Medal, the King's Police and Fire Service Medal and the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry,...
Forum: Military Buttons 20-03-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Chacal
Just a guess: East Africa Railways & Harbours? ...

Just a guess: East Africa Railways & Harbours?

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 20-03-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Chacal
For sale - 2 Sqn. RAF School of Recruit Training scarf c.1978

For sale - red towelling scarf, bought and worn by me during basic training at the School of Recruit Training, Royal Air Force Swinderby, Jan - Mar 1978. It is red to match the red plastic discs we...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-03-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By Chacal
Hi Looking at the sign it appears that an...

Hi

Looking at the sign it appears that an additional word is obscured, i.e. Kensington ____ Gardens. There is a Kensington Palace Gardens, as you say near Kensington Palace, however due to that...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-03-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Chacal
For sale - Studio portrait L/Bdr 12th AA Div. (Scotland)

For sale: BW studio portrait of a Lance Bombardier, clearly showing the double six domino formation sign of 12th Anti-Aircraft Division, dated on the reverse 29 Jan 1942.
Photo size 6.6 x 11.4cm, in...
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Chacal
Cool, thank you, I didn't know that :)

Cool, thank you, I didn't know that :)
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Chacal
Thank you, I thought it had attached the link,...

Thank you, I thought it had attached the link, but obviously not.

Graham
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Chacal
Ras Al Khaimah wreathed bronzed cap badge - also worn by RAK Police?

I recently bought this Ras Al Khaimah Mobile Force bronzed cap badge in a lot. Their insignia was covering in this thread...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 02-03-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Chacal
Hi Bill Just a guess but probably used by...

Hi Bill

Just a guess but probably used by the Policia Militar (National Police) in each state, I recall having similar in a lot of Brazilian patches some years ago. The state flags are:
1. Mato...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 27-02-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jerry War Office Controlled Units, comes...

Hi Jerry

War Office Controlled Units, comes in KC & QC.

All the best

Graham
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 09-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Fred, nice to see another, sometimes...

Thank you Fred, nice to see another, sometimes badges are like buses :).

All the best

Graham
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-02-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Chacal
Hi Jerry A nice, unusual badge, it has been...

Hi Jerry

A nice, unusual badge, it has been previously discussed here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87945&highlight=northumberland

All the best

Graham
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