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Forum: General Topics 25-08-21, 11:37 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on ANZAC "A" badges

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...ahhhhh, reading further in to the various AMF orders, the 1922 Standing Orders for Clothing details the metal badges for wear by Citizen Forces - Officers had gilding...
Forum: General Topics 25-08-21, 07:26 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
...was that just for those particular artillery...

...was that just for those particular artillery badges - the oxidising of copper badges?...the 1921 AMF Standing Orders for Clothing, Part II., Citizens Forces and Senior Cadets states 'gilding...
Forum: General Topics 24-08-21, 10:39 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on ANZAC "A" badges

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...here is the full postcard...about the copper oxidised artillery badges made in 1927, was it common practice for the PMF to subdue their insignia out of wartime?...(8{
Forum: General Topics 22-08-21, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on Anzac "A" badges

...a few images of AIF personnel wearing distinctive insignia...the (instructor) Officer is wearing the Bombers two-colour badge in cloth - the ball is lighter in colour than the flames, as is that...
Forum: General Topics 08-08-21, 10:52 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
...picked this up at a local militaria fair,...

...picked this up at a local militaria fair, today - made in the thicker 'Gamages' style of manufacture...it's only the second example that I have seen in 40+ years (and I bought that one, too)...(8{...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-21, 11:10 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
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...am very much looking forward to the listing of identified items of insignia manufactured in Australia for the AIF...have been picking them up over here for 35+ years - this is...
Forum: General Topics 25-07-21, 10:50 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
...here is my example of a photo of this badge in...

...here is my example of a photo of this badge in wear on the shortened greatcoat for vehicle/cart personnel - your image shows an AFC member wearing it...never seen/had anyone identify one over here...
Forum: General Topics 24-07-21, 11:56 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
254848 254849 The A.I.F. Standing...

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The A.I.F. Standing Orders are a mine of information...you are correct about the unauthorised use of the worsted: "AUSTRALIA"...

No 1481. 10th January, 1917. Dress.
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Forum: General Topics 23-07-21, 08:31 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
...some later AIF orders where the addition of...

...some later AIF orders where the addition of the 'RAA' scroll badge was authorised for wear - I read that the Heavy Artillery personnel enlisted (almost to a man) in the AIF which may be why they...
Forum: General Topics 22-07-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By MartinRF
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...another couple of sepia images showing non-regulation insignia being worn within the A.I.F. - the bugler looks as though he's also wearing the double powder-horn...
Forum: General Topics 20-07-21, 08:49 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
254704 254705 ...here are a couple of...

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...here are a couple of sepia photos from my collection...one shows an AIF Officer wearing a skill-at-arms badge: Bomber - quite likely an instructor at an Army/Corps bombing...
Forum: General Topics 20-07-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By MartinRF
254694 254695 ...ahhhhhh...you have...

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...ahhhhhh...you have made me aware of an unknown, unknown - I didn't know that I didn't know that the AAMC wore the British 'MT' trade badge...will have to throw away a couple of...
Forum: General Topics 19-07-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By MartinRF
...the Third Division memo for the 'TM' in a...

...the Third Division memo for the 'TM' in a wreath, in worsted, is attached...the various standing orders for the other badges for bombers are also attached - this must be the only skill-at-arms...
Forum: General Topics 18-07-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By MartinRF
my trade/prize cloth badges...

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...have, during the prolonged UK lockdown, finally managed to mount my trade/prize cloth badges on to the one display frame...some of these are common, some are not so common...the senior...
Forum: General Topics 22-12-20, 10:38 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on Anzac "A" badges

...back on topic, here are the only A.I.F. orders that I have ever been able to find concerning the Galllipoli service badge - originally promulgated as far into the conflict as 29th October 1917,...
Forum: General Topics 12-12-20, 01:16 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
ANZAC - A ...

...of the 2 shirts, 1 undershirt, 2 ties, 10 pairs of socks (that all came together with a very washed-out slouch hat, a greatcoat and a tunic which were not being offered to me as the hat/tunic were...
Forum: General Topics 12-12-20, 07:30 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on ANZAC "A" badges

...missed off a few images on that last post...the brodie helmets are hard to find in original condition...one had been (period) re-issued from the British Army equipment depot at Le Harve where it...
Forum: General Topics 11-12-20, 03:13 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on ANZAC "A" badges

...some more stuff...(8{
Forum: General Topics 11-12-20, 03:05 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
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Forum: General Topics 10-12-20, 04:06 PM
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Posted By MartinRF
Any info on ANZAC "A" badges

...mostly from trading with other collections, but over the years from various dealers as well...the militaria fair/auction scene here is currently healthy - possibly more so than the...
Forum: General Topics 09-12-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,162
Posted By MartinRF
ANZAC - A ...

The hospital-blue walking out tunic is the only example I have ever seen, in over 30 years, coming on to the market - a blues greatcoat and waistcoat were offered to me years ago, but at stupid...
Forum: General Topics 09-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,162
Posted By MartinRF
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Forum: General Topics 08-12-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By MartinRF
Yes, of the eight (8) A.I.F. tunics that I have...

Yes, of the eight (8) A.I.F. tunics that I have managed to secure over the years - two KD (one Australian-made OR's, one Egyptian-made Officer's), two OR's Australian-made CP, two OR's British-made...
Forum: General Topics 08-12-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,162
Posted By MartinRF
ANZAC - A ...

...off-topic, I know, but these came with the tunic - clearly not all breeches issues to dismounted A.I.F. personnel were made of Bedford-cord, nor had laces with eyelets and thigh re-enforcements,...
Forum: General Topics 07-12-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,162
Posted By MartinRF
ANZAC - A ...

The "A" can vary in size...I have a matched pair - original to a 5 Bde HQ Sgt's tunic (got a fair idea just who he was as there were only ever six substantive-ranked Sgts in the 5th Bde HQ and just...
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