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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-04-21, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Possible Northampton Yeomanry flat button

Hello. I have a set of these flat brass buttons by Gaunt, which I presumed to be Northamptonshire Yeomanry, but don’t have the usual overlapped monogram. Any thoughts please?
Thanks
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 31-10-20, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Of course! Yes that's exactly what it is. Oh...

Of course! Yes that's exactly what it is. Oh well, not an exotic after all - but interesting to see the 'skeleton'.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-10-20, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Another oddity I have from eBay is this chap. A...

Another oddity I have from eBay is this chap. A very dished, three part ‘Badge’, with no obvious means of attachment. It fits nicely on a Brodie helmet and a pith helmet, but have never seen an image...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-10-20, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Thanks Paddy, I hoped you’d pick up on this. I’ve...

Thanks Paddy, I hoped you’d pick up on this. I’ve looked through your RND album hoping for something similar. Yes Both the back and front of the bimetal badge is rather crude. I do find the extra...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-10-20, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Naval Officers metal cap badges

Hi, I have five metal cap badges in my Royal Navy collection, a KC and QC bimetal Small beret badge, a second pattern RND badge (which may be a copy) and then a bronzed badge which I believe to be a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-20, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Fantastic, many thanks both. I don't think I...

Fantastic, many thanks both. I don't think I would have ever got there!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-09-20, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Identification help required on CYC button please: Yeomanry or Yacht?

Hello. I have a string of these buttons, some with a more angular "QVC" style St Edward's Crown than this. I'm wondering if there was a Colonial Yeomanry Cavalry or Corps or possibly if it could...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-20, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Brilliant, thanks all. The communal knowledge on...

Brilliant, thanks all. The communal knowledge on here never ceases to amaze me.
Forum: Military Buttons 26-08-20, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Edwardian 'mufti' style button and a couple of ?colonial unknownss

Hello
If anyone can shed light on these three recently acquired buttons I would be very grateful.
Forum: Military Buttons 03-07-20, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Okay, thanks, good to know. Presumably on...

Okay, thanks, good to know. Presumably on children's pea coats etc.
Forum: Military Buttons 01-07-20, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Naval button with Oval field

Hello. Apologies if this has been covered previously, but I have two buttons in my collection which look like standard RN officers buttons, but the crown and anchor are set within an oval field. The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Great, thanks very much both. Interestingly I did...

Great, thanks very much both. Interestingly I did find an image on the RMM collections website but the cataloguer wasn't sure what it was either!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-06-20, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Hi, yes that certainly makes sense, thanks for...

Hi, yes that certainly makes sense, thanks for that nugget, I hadn't found reference to the name change in 1892. Regards Richard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-06-20, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Mystery Naval style button very similar to Royal Hospital School

Hello can anyone shed any light on this button made by Firmin and Sons Ltd please? The initial GHS and device are very reminiscent of the Royal Hospital School button, but was it ever called the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-06-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
The four buttons to the rear are original to the...

The four buttons to the rear are original to the coat, as are the epaulette buttons (all made by Jennens). Also attached is the label with blurred name which started all this off.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-20, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
That's very useful to know thanks. They must have...

That's very useful to know thanks. They must have been very expensive to buy in, so I can imagine the outfitters wanting to use as many as possible.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-20, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Thanks for you post Lancer 17. I agree! Here are...

Thanks for you post Lancer 17. I agree! Here are the original buttons, sorry one's a bit blurry. The buttons on the front I bought many years ago for display purposes. I've been researching...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-20, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Thanks for your comments chaps. I've searched...

Thanks for your comments chaps. I've searched later through the Army lists and found the owner to have been D.M. Methven who became a 2nd Lt in 1908, so he would indeed have had the later style...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-06-20, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
21st Lancers collar badge query

Hello
Have any of you seen a Victorian 21st Lancers officer's collar badge with only two vertically aligned lugs? I have a Victorian 21L frock coat with two vertically aligned holes on the collars,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Fuzzybadge
Great, thanks very much Toby. I'll search as...

Great, thanks very much Toby. I'll search as suggested.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-04-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Fuzzybadge
Order of the Bath rank stars query

Can someone tell me who who wear these badges, where and when please? They are a enamelled brass miniature of the Order of the Bath badge complete with Ich Dien on a scroll. They are just under 1...
Forum: Military Buttons 13-04-20, 11:55 AM
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Views: 196
Posted By Fuzzybadge
Great, thanks very much. FB

Great, thanks very much.
FB
Forum: Military Buttons 11-04-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Fuzzybadge
A mystery GGR or GGB button.

Hello, I wondered if anyone had any information on this gilded 'tudor' crowned button by Firmin and Sons please? Thanks
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-04-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Fuzzybadge
Thanks for that Leigh.

Thanks for that Leigh.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-20, 01:02 PM
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Views: 358
Posted By Fuzzybadge
Great, thanks for your reply Leigh. I have such a...

Great, thanks for your reply Leigh. I have such a cap with the hole in the perfect place (although oddly with kc GS buttons securing the chin strap). Having just fitted the badge, I have to conclude...
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