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Forum: General Topics. Today, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By oc14
Drop me a PM with your address and I'll send you...

Drop me a PM with your address and I'll send you both the UJ patch and one of my old 2 Med Brigade Patches (both removed from uniform examples and 100% genuine !)

PL
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-09-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By oc14
My sonís ACF Detachment wear the badge of the...

My sonís ACF Detachment wear the badge of the Grenadier Guards, this is the pattern that they are issued (and have been for at least two years )
PL
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 272
Posted By oc14
Well at least it's in good condition (according...

Well at least it's in good condition (according to the seller), I'd be guessing that it was originally a 3rd Carabiniers badge (judging by the telltale "hairpin" slider)

PL
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 272
Posted By oc14
I don't think I'd argue about the condition being...

I don't think I'd argue about the condition being "used"

PL
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-09-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 260
Posted By oc14
Thanks Tim, illustrates it perfectly (I guess I...

Thanks Tim, illustrates it perfectly (I guess I must have been mistaken about the stamp being on the rear of the armband, looks like it must have been the front, to be fair it was a few years ago !)...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-09-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 260
Posted By oc14
Terry I (uniquely) wore this formation badge...

Terry

I (uniquely) wore this formation badge between 2002 and 2004 as a Light Infantry Officer attached to the Brigade as the "Brigade Military Training Officer". Bizarrely I was also required to...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 22-09-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By oc14
Who are "they" ? Speaking as a Deputy Commandant,...

Who are "they" ? Speaking as a Deputy Commandant, the CoC have to consider any suggestions (such as this) put forward by CFAVs. It is most definitely NOT a massive amount of paperwork. If there is a...
Forum: Other Militaria 22-09-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By oc14
He's actually South African (2nd C C is 2nd Cape...

He's actually South African (2nd C C is 2nd Cape Corps)

PL
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By oc14
Its an Infantry thing...Ö PL

Its an Infantry thing...Ö

PL
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-09-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By oc14
Just for information, Leeds and Sheffield OTCs...

Just for information, Leeds and Sheffield OTCs have merged to become "The Yorkshire Officer Training Regiment" (YOTR) , they also have sub units at both York and Hull. Not certain whether they have...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By oc14
Agreed ! PL

Agreed !

PL
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By oc14
Not felt tips - Lakeland Crayons, much easier to...

Not felt tips - Lakeland Crayons, much easier to keep inside the lines !

PL
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By oc14
Its not really that difficult (consult AC 14323...

Its not really that difficult (consult AC 14323 Army Cadet Force Regulations, the full process is in there). One of the detachments in my county was badged Parachute Regiment and is now badged...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By oc14
And if you're really sad (like me !), you will...

And if you're really sad (like me !), you will have coloured it in so that they easier to identify at a glance !

PL
Forum: Other Militaria 19-09-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By oc14
Very nice Battledress Peter, was that for sale or...

Very nice Battledress Peter, was that for sale or on display?

Paul
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-09-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By oc14
Sold

Sold
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-09-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By oc14
For Sale Chromed King's Crown North Irish Horse cap Badge (hairpin slider)

On offer is a chromed North Irish Horse King's crown cap badge with hairpin slider. Apparently the NIH changed from a brass to a white metal cap badge circa 1951/52 and rather than waste existing...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 15-09-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By oc14
I never really understood that as a choice -...

I never really understood that as a choice - Leeds is and was always in the recruiting area for The West Yorkshire Regiment/Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire whereas the Dukes recruiting...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-09-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By oc14
He is wearing the cap badge of the Army Service...

He is wearing the cap badge of the Army Service Corps, the three tier shoulder titles are of a pattern that was introduced in 1908.

PL
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-09-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By oc14
Would it help if I said that he had the words...

Would it help if I said that he had the words james and militaria in his user name and someone was asking about him on the forum recently ?

PL
Forum: Off topic 05-09-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By oc14
Wasn't PayPal owned by Ebay until fairly recently...

Wasn't PayPal owned by Ebay until fairly recently ? As a seller, I DETEST the new and improved "Managed Payments" system. I used to enjoy building up a good sum of money in PayPal and withdrawing it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-09-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By oc14
A former forum member - used to regularly use the...

A former forum member - used to regularly use the forum to gain information and valuations before selling items on EBay
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-09-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By oc14
Fake Lowland Regiment Badge On Ebay

Iíve messaged the seller (a former forum member) to advise him that this badge is fake (and the reasons why) , in spite of this itís still listed as genuine several days...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By oc14
That had crossed my mind but it doesn't look...

That had crossed my mind but it doesn't look Naval

PL
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By oc14
A Couple of Buttons For ID Please

As it says above, a couple of buttons for identification please:-
1) A hollow backed gilt button makers marked Firmin London, front bears a King's crown above gothic script letters "RNB"
2) A cap...
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