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Forum: Arab Nations Yesterday, 05:19 PM
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Posted By btns
top right: presumaby UAE bottom right, upside...

top right: presumaby UAE
bottom right, upside down: Qatar
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By btns
In order of appearance 1. I agree on your...

In order of appearance
1. I agree on your assumption it could be an early Royal Marines button
2. British & North American Royal Mail (1840-1878, when renamed Cunard)
3. a fashion button
Forum: General Topics. 06-07-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By btns
Strictly speaking a merchant is a person whose...

Strictly speaking a merchant is a person whose job is to buy and sell products in large amounts.

The Birmingham industry was highly specialised.
They may have had their own dies sending them to...
Forum: General Topics. 06-07-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By btns
London Gazette 30-12-1924 Jones, Arnold...

London Gazette 30-12-1924
Jones, Arnold Gilbert, 93 Sandon-Road, Edgbaston in the city of Birmingham, manufacturer
court-Birmingham
no. of matter 99 of 1924
Date of first meeting Jan 5, 1925 11...
Forum: General Topics. 06-07-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By btns
London Gazette 7-5-1909 Notice is hereby given...

London Gazette 7-5-1909
Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned Herbert Gee Meer and Arnold Gilbert Jones, carrying on business as Merchants at...
Forum: General Topics. 05-07-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By btns
I have only one such button: Meer Jones,...

I have only one such button: Meer Jones, Birmingham

The Welch Regiment (1920-1960)
Forum: General Topics 05-07-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By btns
It is not the first time this happened with...

It is not the first time this happened with Bosley's.
The other bidder lodged a complaint with the Saleroom.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By btns
All I got from Google were old newspapers :o ...

All I got from Google were old newspapers :o

Old 'Almanacks' are great for identifying clubs, societies, organisations etc. but one needs more than a couple of them.

Thanks again.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By btns
Wow, Thank you very much. It opens up...

Wow,
Thank you very much.
It opens up opportunities for renewed research.
(I went through my 1952 Whitaker's foundation section, but it is not in there)
best regards,

Results:
The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By btns
lapel button Old Newspapers Branch NRF

lapel button Old Newspapers Branch NRF Prince of Wales' plumes.

One more of my bought-to-research items.
This old lapel badge is full of clues, but I have not been able to find it. :confused:...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-06-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By btns
The button belonged to the Essex Volunteer...

The button belonged to the Essex Volunteer Artillery.
Forum: Off topic 22-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By btns
It is also in my camera. It thinks 'this way is...

It is also in my camera. It thinks 'this way is up' and the picture ends up sideways on my laptop. I sort it out by copying the upright image to memory and pasting it in a newly made image.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By btns
Have you considered an overrun on earlier orders?...

Have you considered an overrun on earlier orders?
When the specs changed the old stock was modified and sold.
Forum: Off topic 20-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By btns
It shows letters O.R.I. in any order.

It shows letters O.R.I. in any order.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-06-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By btns
I cannot reproduce it, but I once read that when...

I cannot reproduce it, but I once read that when the Prince of Orange planned his return to the Netherlands he was not too sure if he would be welcomed. He was given an armed force of former Dutch...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By btns
This document on the Nassau regiment in Spain has...

This document on the Nassau regiment in Spain has illustrations:
https://www.napoleon-series.org/military/organization/GermansinSpain/GermanSpainChapter3b.pdf

I do not see any shoulder belt...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By btns
Of course: Nassau in Germany. Napoleon had two...

Of course: Nassau in Germany.
Napoleon had two Nassau regiments in Spain. One remained loyal and participated in the Russian campaign. One defected and was shipped out to England.
Forum: Military Buttons 19-06-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By btns
Their advertisements show focus on Commonwealth...

Their advertisements show focus on Commonwealth regiments.
They may have had surplus production capacity, i.e. tools and materials not commandeered by the War Office.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-06-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By btns
Here is the coat of arms of the Princes of...

Here is the coat of arms of the Princes of Lüneburg:
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:COA_family_de_F%C3%BCrsten_von_L%C3%BCneburg.svg

However, this coat of arms has hearts, not blocks and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-06-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By btns
Polish peaked cap eagle, cast, WWII or earlier

Polish army eagle peaked cap badge

This Polish army cap badge is outside my area of interest.
It is cast and 51 mm from crown to base. It is curved, front to back approximately 9 mm.
It came...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-06-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By btns
I have seen a button with the second coat of arms...

I have seen a button with the second coat of arms listed as Hannover-Lüneburg.
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By btns
I found this advertisement (using the OCR option)...

I found this advertisement (using the OCR option)

https://www.illustratedfirstworldwar.com/item/j-w-tiptaft-son-ltd-bpc000002_19161025_01_0045/

J.W. Tiptaft & Son, Ltd
About CANADIAN BADGES We...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By btns
I found an old thread: ...

I found an old thread:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35148

I do not know when the firm became J.W. Tiptaft & Son Ltd.
J.W. is James Walter.
Forum: Military Buttons 13-06-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By btns
Rob, Not on your list: J.W. Tiptaft &...

Rob,

Not on your list:

J.W. Tiptaft & Son Ltd, B'ham - Canadian Mounted Rifles / British Columbia Horse

regards,
Forum: Military Buttons 12-06-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By btns
Dear GTB, Can we have a good picture of the...

Dear GTB,
Can we have a good picture of the rear of your button?
best regards,
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