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Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By woronora
Thank you Luke. I suspected as much. Cheers ...

Thank you Luke. I suspected as much.

Cheers

John
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By woronora
Gordon Highlanders Victorian Crown Helmet Plate Circa1881

Hi Any thoughts on this badge offered on eBay. Item no. 193468570668

Cheers

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 16-05-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By woronora
I have often seen broached badges described as...

I have often seen broached badges described as 'sweetheart badges'. However I have a medal trio and set of badges, cap, collars and titles and other items that belonged to a WW1 member of the NZ...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 03-05-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By woronora
Hi WW! Light Horse Brigade Army Service...

Hi

WW! Light Horse Brigade Army Service Corps, AIF. I would say they are very rare. Refer Australian War Memorial www.awm.gov.au/collection/C261515
Are you considering selling them?
John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-05-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By woronora
Stumpy rears its ugly head (neck) yet once again...

Stumpy rears its ugly head (neck) yet once again and surprise, surprise, from the same seller Spanmill. It seems as if Spanmill has a number of these "guaranteed original" NZ Camel Corps badges for...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-03-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By woronora
Hi Malcolm and Simon Malcolm sorry about not...

Hi Malcolm and Simon

Malcolm sorry about not asking your permission to reproduce the images. I had not seen this badge in brass before and was interested in what others thought. I had no intention...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-03-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By woronora
75th Regiment of Foot Glengarry badge

Hi

I would welcome comments on the following brass 75th Stirlingshire glengarry badge. I have only seen this badge in white metal and silver, and was not aware that it also came in brass.
...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-03-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By woronora
A magnificent addition to any collection. Thanks...

A magnificent addition to any collection. Thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 09-01-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By woronora
Hi Mick Thanks for sharing. Cheers ...

Hi Mick

Thanks for sharing.

Cheers

John
Forum: General Topics 04-01-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By woronora
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. Cheers ...

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

Cheers

John
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-12-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By woronora
Wonderful. Cheers John

Wonderful.

Cheers

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 21-12-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By woronora
Thanks for the information, which fills in some...

Thanks for the information, which fills in some further gaps in our knowledge of NZ WW2 badges.

Cheers

John
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-11-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By woronora
It certainly is a beauty. Thanks for sharing. ...

It certainly is a beauty. Thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-11-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By woronora
Hi Iain A wonderful addition to any...

Hi Iain

A wonderful addition to any collection. Thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: General Topics 10-10-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By woronora
A very nice collection. Unfortunately the NZ...

A very nice collection. Unfortunately the NZ badge at the top left hand corner belongs to the NZ Temporary Staff, that was formed during WW2, not WW1. Refer Oldham 7/22.

Cheers

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-09-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By woronora
Congratulations on a great collection. John

Congratulations on a great collection.

John
Forum: The Royal Australian Navy and Air Force (RAN & RAAF) 29-08-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By woronora
Hi Some information can be found at teh...

Hi
Some information can be found at teh Australian Department of Veteran Affairs site at http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1062241&c=WW2#R

You may be able to find more information on...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-08-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By woronora
This is the right collar badge of the New Zealand...

This is the right collar badge of the New Zealand 8th (South Canterbury) Mounted Rifles. Formed 17 March 1911 served during WW1 as part of the Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regiment. Refer...
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 15-05-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By woronora
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. John

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 17-04-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By woronora
Hi Brent Thanks for the update. Any ideas...

Hi Brent

Thanks for the update. Any ideas when the three different badges arose?

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-04-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By woronora
I am of the opinion that the 11th Taranaki...

I am of the opinion that the 11th Taranaki adopted its antecedent regiment badge design with a change in the number to indicate its post 1911 unit designation. Other units who also adopted modified...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 07-03-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By woronora
Hi The badge is a collar badge of the 1st...

Hi

The badge is a collar badge of the 1st Wellington Battalion (NZ). The cap badge is approximately 45mm high. In 1911 the NZ Army was reorganised and the 1st Battalion became the 5th (Wellington...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-03-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By woronora
A great find. Some lovely badges among them. ...

A great find. Some lovely badges among them.

John
Forum: New Zealand Badges 25-02-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By woronora
Hi This badge type was worn by the 1st...

Hi

This badge type was worn by the 1st Battalion badge before the reorganisation of the NZ Army in 1911 when it was re-designated the 5th (Wellington Rifles) Regiment. The members of the newly...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-02-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By woronora
Thank you Simon and Geoff for your opinions. They...

Thank you Simon and Geoff for your opinions. They are very much appreciated.

Cheers

John
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