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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By William
A bag of Manchester staybrites? Sounds like...

A bag of Manchester staybrites?

Sounds like a potential gold mine.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By William
Same here. W

Same here.

W
Forum: General Topics. 09-04-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By William
Objects of Desire?

There are occasional posts on here about record prices achieved in specialist sales or on eBay or other auction websites.

The attached image, while not directly relating specifically to British...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-04-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,610
Posted By William
Any chance of a picture, please Alan? Many...

Any chance of a picture, please Alan?

Many thanks

William
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By William
Any link, please to the Facebook group?

Any link, please to the Facebook group?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By William
Yes. It is definitely ’Mir’ or ‘Peace’. Many...

Yes. It is definitely ’Mir’ or ‘Peace’. Many years ago these badges were worn to promote the Soviet space station of the same name.

https://history.nasa.gov/SP-4225/mir/mir.htm
Forum: General Topics. 18-03-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By William
So what do you collect? :D:D:D

So what do you collect?

:D:D:D
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-03-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,054
Posted By William
The WO1 Royal Arms badge is quite an extensive...

The WO1 Royal Arms badge is quite an extensive field for collectors. There are probably a hundred or more different versions, from all three services.

I have a lot of these and a very...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-08-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By William
Me too. Anyone ever actually seen and held an...

Me too. Anyone ever actually seen and held an original of one of these?

W
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-06-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By William
Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer,...

Yours is a one-piece badge. I have a two-piecer, with separate crown, also with silver globe. No maker's mark. Both parts are AA.

I have always believed this to be a cap-badge for RM Warrant...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By William
You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though...

You are right, Bess. It certainly looks as though the traditional soldered loop-type lugs may not be strong enough to carry such a weighty cap-badge. I guess that most Aberdeen OTC badges I have come...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By William
No idea. ����

No idea. ����
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-05-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By William
Thanks to all, for all images and info. This...

Thanks to all, for all images and info.

This Royal Malta Artillery AA cap badge is stamped 'BUTTONS LTD' and over-stamped 'FIRMIN & SONS LONDON'

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By William
No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not...

No idea, Tim, what the "THE" signifies; I am not any sort of expert in this stuff, but thanks for the answer.

All the best

William
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By William
Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the...

Royal Marines Engineers? Thanks for the education, Tim!

16/5 Lancers? Or just 16 Lancers?

Attached fotos show 21 Lancers - just noticed this one is also an Azam.

Cheers!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By William
Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The...

Here is an image of an Azam cap-badge to The Leinsters.

Not sure exactly what is this Royal Marines (RM Fusiliers? RM Band?) Azam cap-badge?

Third image is an Azam to 16 The Queen's Lancers....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By William
Nice one, Sean! Keep making your own luck! ...

Nice one, Sean!

Keep making your own luck!

All the best, mate!

W
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-05-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By William
Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!...

Bess, You keep this AA page going singlehandedly!

Thanks for sharing and hope you are well!

W
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By William
Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂

Please send Claire's phone no. 🙂
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-02-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,056
Posted By William
If I hadn't seen this with my own eyes, I...

If I hadn't seen this with my own eyes, I wouldn't have believed it!

Congratulations, Colin! Very well done indeed!

Welcome to the club! 😊😊😊

William
Forum: Off topic 24-11-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By William
Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks...

Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks for sharing.

But, oh boy, you've got it bad!

😊
Forum: Off topic 18-11-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By William
Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks...

Fantastic and most impressive collection - Thanks for sharing.

But, oh boy, you've got it bad!

😊
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By William
Can't find your album. Please can you share a...

Can't find your album. Please can you share a link?

Many thanks!
Forum: Arab Nations 02-09-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By William
Thanks for sharing the fotos on yr Flickr page,...

Thanks for sharing the fotos on yr Flickr page, Mark. A lot of interesting and evocative images!

William
Forum: General Topics. 25-08-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By William
Gem! Thanks for the good research, David. ...

Gem! Thanks for the good research, David.

Also thanks to everyone for all the comments.

Problem solved, I think.

All the best

William
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