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Forum: General Topics. 24-10-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Terry, On your PC try this: To add a...

Terry,

On your PC try this:
To add a picture click on ‘Go Advanced’ then ‘Attach Files - Manage Attachments’ then ‘Upload File from your computer’ - ‘Choose File’ which allows you to browse for...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 24-10-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Information here: ...

Information here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15082

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-10-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,381
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Palestine Police KC WM Thanks Holyboy and...

Palestine Police KC WM

Thanks Holyboy and Leigh

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 23-10-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Decontamination Kit Personal No1 Mk1 and No2 Mk2 ...

Decontamination Kit Personal No1 Mk1 and No2 Mk2

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 23-10-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By grey_green_acorn
You could try bamboo charcoal odour purifying...

You could try bamboo charcoal odour purifying bags:

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 23-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By grey_green_acorn
When listing an item for sale (or bidding) if a...

When listing an item for sale (or bidding) if a comma is used [£4,99] rather than a full stop [£4.99] then eBay ignores the comma and reads it as £499

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-10-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I can see them and the bugle over RGJ is a...

I can see them and the bugle over RGJ is a shoulder title.

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-10-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By grey_green_acorn
That pattern was reintroduced and worn again...

That pattern was reintroduced and worn again briefly circa 1969-71 when the Yorkshire Brigade cap badge was taken down and pending the design and issue of the XIX badge.
See...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-10-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the Birmingham Mint version for...

Here is the Birmingham Mint version for comparison:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=767

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By grey_green_acorn
3rd Anti-Aircraft Division ...

3rd Anti-Aircraft Division

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Anti-Aircraft_Division_(United_Kingdom)

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-10-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Is it not the badge of rank worn on a wrist band...

Is it not the badge of rank worn on a wrist band by a WO2?
Also worn on No2 Dress by some Household Division and Cavalry Regiments.
Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-10-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Thanks Leigh and Mike, So even 66% of the...

Thanks Leigh and Mike,

So even 66% of the documentation is reproduction!

Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-10-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Collection of 50 British Military Badges on eBay

Another largish lot containing the usual suspects with some modern badges, but can any member recognise the two pale blue booklets?

Volumes 1 and 2 Cap Badges of the British Army
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-10-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,564
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A link to my 5/6 STAFFORDS cap badge picked up in...

A link to my 5/6 STAFFORDS cap badge picked up in August 2020 for about £1.40

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80206

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 677
Posted By grey_green_acorn
See Tiger Pete’s album ...

See Tiger Pete’s album
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3204&pictureid=141103

Royal Sussex 1960-1966 (Churchill 970).

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 677
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Royal Sussex Regiment Tim

Royal Sussex Regiment

Tim
Forum: Headdress 10-10-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Always possible that it was made for and worn by...

Always possible that it was made for and worn by a civilian Pipe Band. There are many such bands in existence in the UK and elsewhere which generally wear military style kilts and glengarries,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-10-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,381
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Just to bring this thread to the surface in view...

Just to bring this thread to the surface in view of recents posts regarding slider markings.

See post 27 for the list so far, there are no doubt more out there!

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I was told many years ago by veteran A&SH soldier...

I was told many years ago by veteran A&SH soldier that the raised centre was created by hammering using a piece of wood like the rounded end of a broom handle with the badge on the rim of a milk...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-10-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By grey_green_acorn
King’s Liverpool & Sherwood Foresters (QVC Derbyshire scroll)

Comments on these two please. I am suspicious of the King’s badge because of the mint appearance of the slider although it looks similar to an example in a member’s regimental album.

The Sherwood...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Peter and Julian, Thank you both. As you may...

Peter and Julian,
Thank you both. As you may recall it seems of the type worn by my great uncle Will Lowe a Territorial in 1/7 KLR in this studio portrait circa 1917.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Kings Liverpool (no apostrophe)

Comments please on this Kings Liverpool cap badge. I believe it is the early (circa 1900) ‘unofficial’ type without the apostrophe between the G and S of KINGS which later became the 1926 pattern.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By grey_green_acorn
For comparison, I have this example as RAOC. ...

For comparison, I have this example as RAOC.

Tim
Forum: Off topic 06-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By grey_green_acorn
An unofficial 'morale' badge usually Velcro...

An unofficial 'morale' badge usually Velcro backed for easy removal! Worn on equipment, body armour and sometimes helmets and floppy hats. There are many variations but the one shown has an...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-10-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Coldstream Guards Senior Drum Major Scott...

Coldstream Guards Senior Drum Major Scott Fitzgerald - 2017

More Lurex than gold lace!

Tim
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