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Forum: New Zealand Badges Today, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
RNZAF patches

six attachments RNZAF patches
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Forum: New Zealand Badges Today, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
RNZAF Comms and information systems

RNZAF Comms and information systems trade patch. Currently worn.
Quicksilver
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Today, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Hi Mike, There is one last thing I can tell you...

Hi Mike,
There is one last thing I can tell you about the Tank Bde patches and that is I was told by the man who gave me the signals tank patch was that his father told him that they had a sewing...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Yesterday, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
NZ Task Group Black exercise patch

Following information received from NZ badge collector and author. He sayd he saw a New Zealand soldier wearing a subdued MCU patch with the fist and lightening bolts. He also says he is also looking...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
I do not know the answer to this question, but...

I do not know the answer to this question, but have asked my co-author on the New Zealand Army Distinguishing Patches part one book, Malcolm Thomas, what he thinks about it. His reply follows:...
Forum: Arab Nations 20-02-20, 03:41 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Jordanian military cloth shoulder title ID

The attachment shows a pair of Arabic cloth shoulder titles. The translation is something like Responsible for Housing, Buildings and Non-military equipment maintenance. I have checked with the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-02-20, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Quicksilver
It started off as a simple correction and then...

It started off as a simple correction and then just grew on its own.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-02-20, 11:48 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By Quicksilver
This is not a Federal Regular Army (FRA) cap...

This is not a Federal Regular Army (FRA) cap badge. It is the South Arabian Army (SAA) cap badge. The FRA and the Federal National Guard (FNG) merged to become the SAA on 1st June 1967 and changed...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-20, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Quicksilver
It is a BSAP radio operators badge from Rhodesia....

It is a BSAP radio operators badge from Rhodesia.
quicksilver
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-01-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Quicksilver
Hi Bruce, Only just seen this one from you....

Hi Bruce,
Only just seen this one from you. While I do not know if there is a market for a reprint I had thought seriously about a second edition. Last year I ran it past Malcom Thomas but he was...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-01-20, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Quicksilver
The others have given you the correct...

The others have given you the correct information, but have scanned the relevant page for you. The two books are hard to find now as only 500 copies were printed.
All the best,
Cliff Lord
Forum: Arab Nations 29-12-19, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Two more UAE Patches - armoured units These are...

Two more UAE Patches - armoured units
These are 61 and 63 Armoured Units. Possibly brigades. Most likely obsolete now.
Quicksilver
Forum: Indian Badges 16-12-19, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Thank you Koi Hai for this information. It fills...

Thank you Koi Hai for this information. It fills the gap and I appreciate your time and effort getting back to me. The forum is a great place for the interchange of information! Brilliant.
...
Forum: General Topics. 15-12-19, 02:04 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Joint Services Newsletter 1971

Will some one please help me find a copy or photocopy of the following newsletter: Joint Services Newsletter published on behalf of the Commander British Forces Gulf edition 185 by 52 AEC Jufair...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-12-19, 08:00 AM
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Views: 327
Posted By Quicksilver
Peter, I was impressed that you took the time...

Peter,
I was impressed that you took the time to reply, and I did not expect you to know I have some knowledge on Aden, so thank you for trying to help. I am now wondering if the Indian Regiment in...
Forum: Indian Badges 25-11-19, 06:38 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By Quicksilver
Tku Peter. Just tidying up my second edition of...

Tku Peter. Just tidying up my second edition of THE ARMED FORCES OF ADEN and the PROTECTORATE. I am preparing it for a third edition for early 2021 which will be within the Middle East @ War series....
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 25-11-19, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Quicksilver
Post & Telegraph and PTT is Post Telegraph and...

Post & Telegraph and PTT is Post Telegraph and Telephones
Usually P&T means civilian post office but it can mean military in some cases. New Zealand had a NZP&T Corps in WW1.
Forum: Indian Badges 23-11-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Quicksilver
Thank you Peter for taking time to reply. There...

Thank you Peter for taking time to reply. There were Indian troops in Aden from early times, but I think that they only started regularly sending battalions from:

1882-1883 22 Bombay Inf....
Forum: Indian Badges 23-11-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Quicksilver
Aden Indian Bns 1897 and 1898

I am interested to learn what Indian Infantry battalions were sent to Aden in 1897 and also in 1898. Can anyone help please?
Quicksilver
Forum: Arab Nations 15-11-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Quicksilver
Thanks Phil! BRgds Cliff ex R.Sigs

Thanks Phil!
BRgds
Cliff ex R.Sigs
Forum: Arab Nations 08-11-19, 12:46 AM
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Views: 354
Posted By Quicksilver
https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/th...

https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/the-armed-forces-of-the-gulf-states-volume-2-oman-1921-2012.php?sid=1488e955d07ca69eb1bae168a8c8b511

Chris, most of your questions are answered in...
Forum: Arab Nations 04-11-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Quicksilver
Due to a lack of space the publishers of Vol 2...

Due to a lack of space the publishers of Vol 2 were unable to show the latest cloth patches of Oman's Border Guard Brigade's battalions. Have decided to show them here for patch collectors....
Forum: Arab Nations 31-10-19, 11:25 PM
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Views: 520
Posted By Quicksilver
Translations of UAE police arm patches. New...

Translations of UAE police arm patches.
New information from the Al Ain Police Museum showing a few extra cloth patches and the translation of the Arabic script written on them. Pse note that this...
Forum: Arab Nations 28-10-19, 05:54 AM
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Views: 520
Posted By Quicksilver
The Omani headdress badge shown here is not in my...

The Omani headdress badge shown here is not in my book on Oman as I have no idea what organisation or unit would wear it. It is very well made, a quality item, and has an olive green scroll with the...
Forum: Arab Nations 24-10-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Quicksilver
The Armed Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 2 Oman, 1921-2012

New book just out. The Armed Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 2 Oman, 1921-2012.
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