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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Home Guard
Luke, you continue to amaze me with your...

Luke, you continue to amaze me with your knowledge and at catching such details. Have to hope you've been at this a very long time to have learned it all!

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Today, 01:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,448
Posted By Home Guard
Talking Finally I see a job I can do very well in the...

Finally I see a job I can do very well in the military. How do you sign up for NAPS? I am guessing that stands for Not Awake, Please Silence!!! Yep, lots of training and experience in naps!!!! :D
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Forum: Army 15-09-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Home Guard
More GREAT eye-candy!!! Terry

More GREAT eye-candy!!!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am...

Thanks CB! I am hesitant to show the badges I am considering as both are from good dealers. I could probably return them if need be, but hate to go through the hassle since I am in the US and have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By Home Guard
Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on...

Still seems to be a QA beret, The teardrop on mine does look a darker red in less direct light.

Mine has a diamond and is made by Compton Webb.
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Forum: Army 15-09-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed...

Very nice and impressive. Very nicely displayed as well!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By Home Guard
Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You...

Here's my QA beret with tear drop backing. You can see the backing is a brighter red/scarlet. The backing on yours does look like RAMC in the picture on my PC.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Home Guard
Hampshire Yeomanry Carabiners

I am looking at and considering several of these cap badges, and am wondering if there is a way to tell a good one from a bad one? I am looking at the all brass one for the battalion that served in...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Jerry, My very sincere thanks for trying....

Hi Jerry,

My very sincere thanks for trying. I'll add that 5th badge to my search criteria and let you know if I find one.

At present I am only interested in the first 3, and have the first...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Home Guard
The second patch is the US Army Hawaiian Coastal...

The second patch is the US Army Hawaiian Coastal Defense Artillery Patch. The artillery round should be pointing toward the top and the black image of the islands at the bottom, i.e. rotate 180...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-09-21, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By Home Guard
My original thoughts of it being a sweetheart...

My original thoughts of it being a sweetheart pin, are most assuredly wrong at this point. After Padre posted his info I decided to do some checking.

In David parsons' excellent book on RAF...
Forum: General Topics. 12-09-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,453
Posted By Home Guard
I remember it well. My first piece was a German...

I remember it well. My first piece was a German WWI Pilot's badge, which I soon learned was a fake....and, a very obvious one! I still have it and because it was my first buy will keep it. It also...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-09-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Home Guard
I am thinking that eBay does let you change the...

I am thinking that eBay does let you change the title on a listing, bit other parts.

Terry
Forum: Off topic 11-09-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Home Guard
This got me curious so I tried doing some...

This got me curious so I tried doing some searching as well. I am not sure if this has always been the case, but the Salvation Army wear black buttons on their tunics and overcoats, and spell out...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-09-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
Hi Jerry, Many thanks for sharing! I have the...

Hi Jerry, Many thanks for sharing! I have the green version, and have he brown one in the que for it's turn to pick up. I believe I know the dealer and have done very positive business with him.

...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-09-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Home Guard
Am I wrong in thinking that the RUC had spaces...

Am I wrong in thinking that the RUC had spaces between the strings on the harp with red behind it showing through, and the London Irish did not? Or is that just a variation for the RUC?

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 532
Posted By Home Guard
I'll second the gin!!!! What! Terry

I'll second the gin!!!! What!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-09-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Home Guard
I too have never seen a US 5th Division with the...

I too have never seen a US 5th Division with the number 5 in it. The US patch is also a more elongated diamond. Even if it were a one-off, I doubt it would be allowed to be worn.

Terry
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Home Guard
Absolutely AWESOME!!! Form the Red Cross patches...

Absolutely AWESOME!!! Form the Red Cross patches I assume he was a medic? Very, very nice!!!

Terry
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By Home Guard
A really awesome find!!! Re a plume, this...

A really awesome find!!!

Re a plume, this may help.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=army+red+and+white+shako+plume&_sacat=0

Thank you for sharing.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-09-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Home Guard
Chris, have a favor to ask. Would you take a...

Chris, have a favor to ask. Would you take a close up front and back of he Carabiners badge 2nd row far right for me. I am wanting one and if yours is a dud it will help keep me from making a poor...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-09-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Home Guard
A really lovely tippet. Thanks for sharing! ...

A really lovely tippet. Thanks for sharing!

Terry
Forum: General Topics 04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice and even more so when they're named! ...

Very nice and even more so when they're named!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-09-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Home Guard
I am hoping it will come to the US as it sounds...

I am hoping it will come to the US as it sounds interesting.

Terry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 03-09-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By Home Guard
Looks like an RAF association or veterans pin. ...

Looks like an RAF association or veterans pin.

Terry
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