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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 08:31 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
About all I know about the pouch badges is that...

About all I know about the pouch badges is that somewhere on the forum there was mention of the top part of the shoulder belt plate being used in later years by SAS as a pouch belt badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, that's the one, that "elongated neck" to the...

Yes, that's the one, that "elongated neck" to the crown is quite distinctive, I'm not clued up on such insignia I'm afraid.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 12:35 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Duplicate post.

Duplicate post.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By leigh kitchen
The pouch belt outline reminds me of the SAS...

The pouch belt outline reminds me of the SAS plate, but presumably it's not going to be that on a brown belt.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By leigh kitchen
I've seen the small green chevrons labelled as...

I've seen the small green chevrons labelled as Army Cadet insignia indicating attendance at annual camp, but can add no more.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
Image of RSF badge:

Image of RSF badge:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, the RSF continued wearing the glengarry...

Yes, the RSF continued wearing the glengarry badge on their glengarrys after the non-Scottish units ceased to wear glengarrys in 1898, the grenades worn by the different regiments were of the same...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-02-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By leigh kitchen
A nice little item - do you think that "LVIII"...

A nice little item - do you think that "LVIII" and the Gibraltar amd Egypt battle honours would be used post 1881 amalgamation on such items by 2nd Bn Northamptonshire Regiment?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sounds a nice item.

Sounds a nice item.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By leigh kitchen
Not very helpful in identifying what the badge...

Not very helpful in identifying what the badge actually is but the "LVIII" will indicate The 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot and the castle and motto will represent Gibraltar 1779-83 as a battle...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By leigh kitchen
I should've mentioned - the 4th Div sign, turn it...

I should've mentioned - the 4th Div sign, turn it 90 to the left for wear on the left arm, 90 to the right for wear on the right arm.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-02-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By leigh kitchen
Top is British 4th Infantry Division 2nd pattern,...

Top is British 4th Infantry Division 2nd pattern, middle are British 3rd Infantry Division.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is that the little "spinning wheel" type...

Is that the little "spinning wheel" type fastener? - looks similar to the fittings on Italian made insignia too, eg gilt and white enamel UN beret badges.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm waiting for the buttons to be...

I'm waiting for the buttons to be identified........
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
Received, thank you

Received, thank you
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By leigh kitchen
I dug this out just to show the lug arrangement -...

I dug this out just to show the lug arrangement - the fittings don't appear to be post manufacturing replacements.
The standard 2 up 1 down lugs but it looks like two other lugs were initially...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm still looking for a bullion badge (made...

I'm still looking for a bullion badge (made during the 1960's-70's, not a newly made one) to complete this beret with hackle if anyone has one going spare........
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-02-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By leigh kitchen
Thanks for that info - I thought that any...

Thanks for that info - I thought that any illustrations of the 10th's officers tent and beret (and collar badges?) I'd seen were as per the one I show albeit with gilded coronet rather than all...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-02-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By leigh kitchen
A real long shot,, but could the scrolls have...

A real long shot,, but could the scrolls have been removed or the die altered to conform the badge closer to the style worn by 10th Hussars officers on some headgear?
Perhaps on the steel helmet?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By leigh kitchen
A WWI economy version of the cap badge?

A WWI economy version of the cap badge?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-01-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By leigh kitchen
The one on the left, Welsh / Welch Regiment OSD...

The one on the left, Welsh / Welch Regiment OSD (or brass?) collar badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-01-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'd seen this article but didn't think it related...

I'd seen this article but didn't think it related to the British Columbian Canteen badge - it does, as the lady received a BCC medal for War Service.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-01-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By leigh kitchen
One of the organisations medals is for sale on...

One of the organisations medals is for sale on Sally Bosley's sales web site -

"The British Columbia Services Canteen was based at British Columbia House, Lower Regent Street, London. It opened on...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-01-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By leigh kitchen
Is there the likelihood that the badge could be...

Is there the likelihood that the badge could be "silvered" or chromed rather than polished down to brass?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-01-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By leigh kitchen
The general design is as per some RAF Regiment...

The general design is as per some RAF Regiment insignia.
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