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Forum: New Zealand Badges Today, 05:25 PM
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Posted By pukman
Hi Jeffwell . They say a picture(or pictures...

Hi Jeffwell .

They say a picture(or pictures in this case) paints a thousand words . Here is a W.W.1 officers cuff rank jacket in my collection (circa 1918/early 1919) . It is badged for the 4th...
Forum: New Zealand Badges Today, 07:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
Very precise , so somewhere around 12th...

Very precise , so somewhere around 12th reinforcements perhaps ?
Forum: New Zealand Badges Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
I have been working on improving my reinforcement...

I have been working on improving my reinforcement numeral lot(single examples) .I know they go to 51, but will end this lot at 43 , for the reinforcements that sailed . The question is , when did...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-07-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,840
Posted By pukman
H W Llyod's shop is dead centre in this cropped...

H W Llyod's shop is dead centre in this cropped postcard, on far right is Smith & Sherlaw Watchmaker and Jeweler .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-07-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,840
Posted By pukman
A couple of advertisements in ''The Camp...

A couple of advertisements in ''The Camp Courier'' , the official newspaper of Trentham camp, dated 8th December 1915. James Sutherland Robertson, 8/4008 was in D company, 10th reinforcements .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 15-05-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By pukman
Brent , how good would it be to see someone put...

Brent , how good would it be to see someone put together a reference book of New Zealand's involvement in the Boer war, in regards to the uniforms, badges and equipment that they wore .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By pukman
Maybe contrary of the info in the militarianz ...

Maybe contrary of the info in the militarianz post , but this is the label in the pantaloons
Forum: New Zealand Badges 14-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By pukman
And the man himself arises from the mist , Robert...

And the man himself arises from the mist , Robert Lawrence SA 4543, from Dunedin.


An underestimated era of New Zealand Military history.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-04-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By pukman
Apparently this version of the badge exists, even...

Apparently this version of the badge exists, even though it may be a one off . I posted this photo years ago on the Militarianz website, and had a reply from someone who onced owned Private G...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-04-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By pukman
He has file at New Zealand Archives, Archway...

He has file at New Zealand Archives, Archway search engine, Harry Darwin Burton 18/20 . File digitized and online.

Cheers Iain
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-04-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By pukman
The return of stumpy the Camel !! Unfortunately ...

The return of stumpy the Camel !! Unfortunately some bought this badge as original .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-03-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By pukman
Thanks Phil .6507 New Zealanders served in South ...

Thanks Phil .6507 New Zealanders served in South Africa . I have been told there are only 5 New Zealand Boer War uniforms out there in collections or museums but I cannot verify that .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 07-03-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By pukman
Badged New Zealand Boer War Uniform .

Took me a year to pay this piece of kit
off , but a year of pain was worth it . Jacket and pantaloons attributed to Robert Lawrence of the 7th contingent , Boer war 1899-1902. A few pieces I had...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By pukman
Great Andrew , problem solved. My guess was just...

Great Andrew , problem solved. My guess was just an educated one, so nice to find a South Africa badge collector to confirm it ,


Cheers Iain.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-01-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By pukman
My sweetheart collection is New Zealand WW1.They...

My sweetheart collection is New Zealand WW1.They were originally advertised as Patriotic badges, but the general term for them these days is sweetheart badges.


The badges made from silver, gold,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-01-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By pukman
I certainly will not put my hand up to be an...

I certainly will not put my hand up to be an expert on South African badges, but it was me that made the suggestion that it was possibly a South African /WW1 patriotic/sweetheart badge. I did look...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 18-01-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,021
Posted By pukman
A weird badge combination, 7th Southland Mounted...

A weird badge combination, 7th Southland Mounted Rifles cap badge, 5th Wellington Infantry territorials collar badges .
Subject known only as Arthur .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-01-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
Very nice , 8th Southland company . Great to see...

Very nice , 8th Southland company . Great to see .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 31-12-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
Keep in mind Brent, NZRB in New Zealand prior to...

Keep in mind Brent, NZRB in New Zealand prior to departure, also wore numerals. Arthur Harrington Coster 25/630 .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 28-12-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,021
Posted By pukman
George Burton Escott Russell . 24/1310, as a...

George Burton Escott Russell . 24/1310, as a Territorial Sergeant in the 5th Wellington. He is wearing a W (for Wellington) on his shoulder tab.
(Auckland libraries collection)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-12-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
I have been advised by an advanced badge...

I have been advised by an advanced badge collector, that the larger numerals are New Zealand made, but are harder to find, than the usual size, especially in pairs.


There must have been...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-12-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,009
Posted By pukman
Updated NZ reinforcement numeral collection. The...

Updated NZ reinforcement numeral collection. The question is what is the oddball large 27. approx. 27mm high


If anyone is looking for a spare small 2 (I have two available) Free to a good home...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-12-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 296
Posted By pukman
Hi Drew , Approximately 50mm height for...

Hi Drew ,


Approximately 50mm height for Tunnelers, 40mm for Engineers.


Cheers Iain.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-12-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,021
Posted By pukman
Quite possibly John. There only a very...

Quite possibly John.


There only a very few photos of the scrolled 5th Wellington cap badge, worn pre war territorial and in WW1(when they were a territorial unit).


From the collection, a...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-12-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,021
Posted By pukman
Slightly better, but inconclusive to the writing...

Slightly better, but inconclusive to the writing on the scroll. I will keep looking!!.
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