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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By fairlie63
I notice too that the pictures of the IG and AIG...

I notice too that the pictures of the IG and AIG hat badges, and the enlisted men's beret badge on the RCA Kit Shop site are of the pre 2016 design.

Are they disposing of their old stocks or just...
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-05-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you Brian. I guess it reflects past...

Thank you Brian. I guess it reflects past association following the absorption of 7 Mdm Regt.

I see now it is Sandfontein Artillery Regiment in any case. Wonder what the new badge will look like....
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-05-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By fairlie63
Transvaal Horse Artillery (THA)

Is anybody able to enlighten me as to what this THA officer's pocket badge is in this photo.

https://1rli.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/armistice-07-052a.jpg

It appears to be an embroidered THA...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By fairlie63
Relevant threads - ...

Relevant threads -

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6985&highlight=Arab+Legion+collar
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By fairlie63
Hello David, The white metal collars appear...

Hello David,

The white metal collars appear to be those of the artillery of the Arab Legion. Eddie did comment on a thread a couple of years ago in which bronzed examples of this badge were put up...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-04-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Cliff, good to see you are still hard at...

Thanks Cliff, good to see you are still hard at this business.

Cheers, Keith
Forum: General Topics 02-04-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By fairlie63
Hello Dumdum I can't read his shoulder title...

Hello Dumdum

I can't read his shoulder title but it might be AMC/AUSTRALIA with the bottom line curved down and worn as a 2-piece title.

The cloth ribbons were not uncommon, colour patches...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-03-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Luke. I'll keep an eye out then. Keith

Thanks Luke. I'll keep an eye out then.

Keith
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-03-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Mick, good to know. Keith

Thanks Mick, good to know.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 11-03-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By fairlie63
Hi David, I think the feet on those lugs...

Hi David,

I think the feet on those lugs are genuine Canadian and appear on earlier CEF period Canadian Artillery badges with CANADA scroll as well.

Happy to be advised otherwise.

Keith
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 11-03-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By fairlie63
QVC RCA

Somebody has gone to a lot of trouble to create a fake -

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Lovely-Royal-Regiment-of-Artillery-Military-Cap-Badge-R332/373491207043?hash=item56f5cf8b83:g:IX4AAOSw46ZgSLdF...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-03-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By fairlie63
They must have borrowed somebody who identifies...

They must have borrowed somebody who identifies stuff at the Australian War Memorial.

Much the same sort of descriptions, and a lack of subject matter knowledge.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 07-03-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By fairlie63
William K Emerson, US Army Soldiers and Their...

William K Emerson, US Army Soldiers and Their Chevrons R James Bender Publishing, San Jose CA, 2013. ISBN 1-932970-24-X

Covers rank chevrons but also the profusion of trade/qualification badges...
Forum: Other Corps 06-03-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By fairlie63
Yes. I don't think there was any distinction...

Yes. I don't think there was any distinction between what was worn by RAA and RAE, might have just been a new die. G A Miller of Sydney was the supplier.

Keith
Forum: Other Corps 05-03-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By fairlie63
Hello John, These collar badges were worn in...

Hello John,

These collar badges were worn in brass from 1930 until 1940 by other ranks of both the Militia artillery and the Permanent and Militia elements of the engineers. In December 1939 they...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 01-03-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By fairlie63
Out of curiosity Mick, why are the inscriptions...

Out of curiosity Mick, why are the inscriptions on so many of the modern badges in English?

Is it for wear by the elements that train in Australia from Singapore.

Keith
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-02-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By fairlie63
Addictive this Gunner stuff isn't it;) Keith

Addictive this Gunner stuff isn't it;)

Keith
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 18-02-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By fairlie63
Roy[al] Aus[tralian] Regiment (RAR) and Royal...

Roy[al] Aus[tralian] Regiment (RAR) and Royal Australian Infantry Corps (RAInf) are two different things.

As a member of the former I was issued and wore collar badges that were identical to the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 17-02-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By fairlie63
Dagger in wreath is Royal Victoria Regiment...

Dagger in wreath is Royal Victoria Regiment collar badge.

RAR collar was same as their cap badge.

Keith
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-02-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By fairlie63
Thank you very much for your responses gentlemen....

Thank you very much for your responses gentlemen.

A bit like the Australians abroad at that time then, no laid down principles.

Cheers, Keith
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-02-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By fairlie63
NZFA uniform

Interesting item.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/NZFA-NZEF-ARTILLERY-UNIFORM-TUNIC-LEMON-SQUEEZER-WW1/193894807529?hash=item2d2507f7e9:g:YmIAAOSwJ9dgK1V2

Can any of our NZ collectors tell me if...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By fairlie63
Wow, the French really had their man management...

Wow, the French really had their man management practices down pat didn't they.

Shoot every third man...the mind boggles.

Keith
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-02-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By fairlie63
Your commitment in exposing these clowns is...

Your commitment in exposing these clowns is admirable Keith. Well done.

Keith
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-01-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By fairlie63
Thanks Sean. It would be nice to think these are...

Thanks Sean. It would be nice to think these are being recorded for posterity by some interested individual.

Keith
Forum: Other Corps 08-01-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By fairlie63
Yes, that photo is cropped from one of my...

Yes, that photo is cropped from one of my photographs and appears in a previous thread on the subject -

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=511286#post511286

It was being...
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