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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-11-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Borderer
Luke, I am speaking from having served in...

Luke,

I am speaking from having served in the Regiment and a member of the regimental Museum Committee spent years studying our history with access to our extensive records and data, I can 100%...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-11-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By Borderer
Luke, There is no authenticity to this badge...

Luke,

There is no authenticity to this badge because there is no sealed pattern of that design, it has the general pattern of the Birmingham Manufacturers post 1901 of which there were a few,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-11-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Borderer
Nice Luke, I think I will check my...

Nice Luke,

I think I will check my collection again:)

Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-11-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Borderer
Hi Luke, I can confirm it is a standard size...

Hi Luke,

I can confirm it is a standard size cap badge of the period, there were a number of manufactures of this OR's design cap badge. It is a very nice example and the first I have seen by this...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-11-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Borderer
This in Not an Officers Design Badge, it is an...

This in Not an Officers Design Badge, it is an OR's design badge, if it is a small size, hard to tell as picture does not show or illustrate its size, I would require to know the size before...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-10-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By Borderer
The Lowland Brigade badge was worn by the...

The Lowland Brigade badge was worn by the officers and soldiers of the King's Own Scottish Borderers 1959 until 1969, However, Pipers, Drummers and Military Bandsmen wore the Regimental Cap Badge of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By Borderer
Hi Billy, Thankyou for you kind comment and...

Hi Billy,

Thankyou for you kind comment and yes it is an Anderson of Edinburgh hallmarked 1923 badge and NO Red felt: only the Royal Scots 1st Bn use Red felt behind their cap badge and I believe...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-10-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By Borderer
I stand by my comment on this Badge the pattern...

I stand by my comment on this Badge the pattern used is an officers pattern KOSB badge, a genuine example attached to this post (picture 2), points to note: the regimental title in the circlet is...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By Borderer
The King's Own Scottish Borderers Have never had...

The King's Own Scottish Borderers Have never had a BRONZE badge of any sort all badges authorised are Silver hallmarked, Silver plated most hallmarked and White Metal, there are BRASS cap badges worn...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 10-04-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Borderer
Hi Marinus, That's very kind of you, all...

Hi Marinus,
That's very kind of you, all Borderers have a great respect for the people of Holland, because of the Regiments connection with Arnhem.
I first went there as a 19 year old Borderer...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 08-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Borderer
New Book from the K.O.S.B. Regimental Museum

Gentlemen,

This a heads up on a new book publication from the King's Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum.

Please see the attached Flyer giving you an insight on the contents of the book,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-02-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By Borderer
Hi Aerowallah, Regards who wore Gilt or...

Hi Aerowallah,

Regards who wore Gilt or Silver. Traditionally in the KOSB: Pipers wore silver/white metal badges, plaid brooches, buttons and collar badges and Drummers wore silver/white metal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-02-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By Borderer
Marshall & Sons of 87 George St Edinburgh silver...

Marshall & Sons of 87 George St Edinburgh silver smiths traded between 1835 to 1890 and made numerable items for Scottish Regiments, remember you must under stand the history of the Regimental item...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-01-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Borderer
I replied to this thread in between the server up...

I replied to this thread in between the server up date and it appears to have went AWOL?
Anyway while carrying-out research for my new book, 'Badges and Insignia of The King's Own Scottish...
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,523
Posted By Borderer
Here is and even worse thought, what if in the...

Here is and even worse thought, what if in the future this Ranger Regiment was ever to be made 'Royal' !!! would the 'Crown' or 'Royal Crest' sit above the Shite Hawkes open wings ? and it could be...
Forum: Off topic 31-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,228
Posted By Borderer
This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they...

This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they the MOD have done is: Disband after only 16 years of service, 1 SCOTS (Royal Scots Borderers) The Royal Regiment of Scotland and all their joint...
Forum: General Topics. 31-12-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,523
Posted By Borderer
This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they...

This not a Special Forces Unit per-say, what they the MOD have done is: Disband after only 16 years of service, 1 SCOTS (Royal Scots Borderers) The Royal Regiment of Scotland and all their joint...
Forum: Headdress 02-12-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Borderer
Aye, I can confirm I received my copy with my...

Aye,
I can confirm I received my copy with my MHS Bulletin.
Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Borderer
Hi Chris, Further to my previous post I...

Hi Chris,

Further to my previous post I thought that I should back up my statement with documentary evidence see attached.

I have attached two pages from 'Cap Badges of the First World War'...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-11-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Borderer
Hi Chris, The book is wrong there was never...

Hi Chris,

The book is wrong there was never an authorised KOSB Brass badge.

Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By Borderer
I think you need to understand what it is to...

I think you need to understand what it is to serve in a Family Regiment and I can speak from 25 years 254 days service Pte to WO1(RSM) I or any of my NCO's would ever question a soldier wearing an...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-10-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By Borderer
Cool Hi Luke, OR's badge which has been fretted,...

Hi Luke,

OR's badge which has been fretted, not by a board soldier, we do not have any:) I would say it has been done by a local craftsman, found where ever the British Army are stationed...
Forum: Military Buttons 08-09-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Borderer
The only Volunteer unit I can see that has B.V....

The only Volunteer unit I can see that has B.V. is the Blackpool Volunteers see K.K. badge 1636 however, I do not know enough about its History to say if it went back to 1797 also the significance of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By Borderer
Hi Rob, I have been doing some research for...

Hi Rob,

I have been doing some research for my new book, 'Badges and Insignia of the King's Own Scottish Borderers from 1689-2006 also Associated Volunteer and Militia Units' from the Regimental...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,426
Posted By Borderer
Smile Hi Brian, Thank you for the nice comment on...

Hi Brian,

Thank you for the nice comment on the badge, he must have paid quite a tidy sum for it to be made privately, I would have thought.

Hope you are well, aye I have loads its a 'Senior...
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