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Forum: General Topics. Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By manchesters
Interestingly shown as B & P. regards

Interestingly shown as B & P.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By manchesters
The above are the predecessors of their numbered...

The above are the predecessors of their numbered Volunteer Battalions, which were as follows.

Buffs

1VB from 1883
2VB from 1883

Welsh

1VB from 1887
Forum: General Topics. 23-05-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By manchesters
Steve, These are Silver War Badges and were...

Steve,

These are Silver War Badges and were not just issued for being wounded.

None of the above recipients were wounded and some didnt even serve overseas.

All were as a result of sickness...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By manchesters
Toby, I thats a bit of a sweeping statement....

Toby,

I thats a bit of a sweeping statement.

There were hundreds and hundreds of RVC's formed from 1859 onwards and little is known of many of their uniforms of these Corps that were...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-05-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Its one of the two commonly found versions of the...

Its one of the two commonly found versions of the badge. British.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-05-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By manchesters
JT, I did post a reply shortly after and its...

JT,

I did post a reply shortly after and its not appeared, dont know why?

Basically they are wearing FS Caps and not glengarries, so thats the reason.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 20-05-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By manchesters
Looks more like 1898 to me. regards

Looks more like 1898 to me.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-05-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By manchesters
Thanks everyone. Any ideas on the curly...

Thanks everyone.

Any ideas on the curly letters and coronet one?

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-05-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By manchesters
Some unknown Officers Buttons for ID

Hello,

These 5 buttons were in with a few badges I bought and I dont know what they are if anyone could help please.

I will be selling them as they are not within my collecting theme.

A. 2...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 20-05-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By manchesters
It’s a good one

It’s a good one
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-05-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By manchesters
The badge is of Engineman, RNR, Trawler Section. ...

The badge is of Engineman, RNR, Trawler Section.

regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 19-05-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By manchesters
It was worn during the entire existence of the...

It was worn during the entire existence of the force from 1857 - 1969.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-05-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By manchesters
Well I hope someone does to be honest, because a...

Well I hope someone does to be honest, because a lot of badges of that era are mis identified in books from 50 years ago and their ID has been accepted from then onwards.

With specific regards to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-05-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By manchesters
I love WM glengarries. However, the...

I love WM glengarries.

However, the Manchester Regiment glengarry with no VB designation is for the Militia Battalions and not a VB.

regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By manchesters
It would be helpful if XXMinden told us where his...

It would be helpful if XXMinden told us where his information came from and showed us some badges or photos to back up his statement above.

regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By manchesters
And surely OSD collars would be Bronze not...

And surely OSD collars would be Bronze not Silver.

regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Alan, I couldnt actually make those out. ...

Thanks Alan, I couldnt actually make those out.

Are they 'single' owls without the circle?

If so I have never seen any collar badges (not sew on ) either facing or matching, ever!

regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 18-05-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By manchesters
I assume you mean collar badges by the words...

I assume you mean collar badges by the words FACING pairs? Is that correct?

I have never seen any collar badges for the MGS OTC, can you show pictures of the badges or them in use on SD please.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By manchesters
Just a possible, I don’t know for sure ...

Just a possible, I don’t know for sure

Regards
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By manchesters
Ulster Special Constabulary Medal with 10 years...

Ulster Special Constabulary Medal with 10 years and then 20 & 30 year Rosettes and the Royal Ulster Constabulary Medal (pre 2001)

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By manchesters
Is it related to cabin crew etc on Ryanair? ...

Is it related to cabin crew etc on Ryanair?

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By manchesters
Plenty to go at there

Plenty to go at there
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By manchesters
Billy, Tall orb fake RS badges are just one...

Billy,

Tall orb fake RS badges are just one of several series of fake RA badges.

This is one of those other series of fakes. It has a smooth back, no crisp detail and the slightly incorrect...
Forum: General Topics. 11-05-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By manchesters
There is no right or wrong, its personal choice...

There is no right or wrong, its personal choice and of course availability and cost.

As I said previously I sold one half of my identical metal shoulder titles to the Manchester Regiment and got a...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 10-05-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By manchesters
Alan, That begs the question, was there an...

Alan,

That begs the question, was there an Owl without circle cap badge produced with slider/loops to wear on the Forage Cap, possibly in GM even?

regards
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