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Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-11-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By milcollectorblue
RD Numbers

Hi John,
I've taken onboard what Brent mentioned and have tried 'exploding' the photos of your badge but am unable to see any RD Number on the reverse of the trumpet horn. Does it have one?
Also,...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 12-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By milcollectorblue
National Memorial Arboretum

Not quite true. As a former pupil of The Dukies (Duke of York's Royal Military School in Dover), the school also has a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 10-11-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,060
Posted By milcollectorblue
Measurements

Here is my badge fitted with original E-W lugs and measuring 65mm (height) x 50mm (width). It certainly didn't cost me £450 even though I bought it some time ago.

Regards,

Lovat
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 23-10-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By milcollectorblue
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-10-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By milcollectorblue
55/COLLINGWOOD Shoulder Title.

Provisionally SOLD :)
Forum: Infantry and Special Forces 22-10-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By milcollectorblue
55/COLLINGWOOD AUSTRALIAN MILITIA TITLE

Just wondering whether there are any specialist collectors in Australia that may be interested in acquiring this scarce Militia shoulder title? If so, please drop me a PM.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By milcollectorblue
** NOW REDUCED **

I have reduced the asking price for this badge by just over 25% and am now asking £80, which equates to approx AUS$150.

If it doesn't sell at this time of asking then I'll just hang onto it. ...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-10-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By milcollectorblue
55/COLLINGWOOD AUSTRALIAN MILITIA TITLE

Up for grabs is this very scarce 1912-1918 '55/COLLINGWOOD' shoulder title. I am aware this title is very hard to find and that it is therefore almost certainly one for a specialist collector....
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 11-10-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By milcollectorblue
Turned around for ease of viewing. However,...

Turned around for ease of viewing. However, whilst I have been unable to remove reflection on the glass casing it is still possible to expand the photo to read the details of the recipients.
Forum: Infantry 11-10-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By milcollectorblue
71st Bn CEF Cap & Collar Badges

The initial issue of the cap badges to this Bn did not have the white metal (OR) / silver (Offr) overlays on the numerals. The cap badge shown here is attributed to Caron Bros. Montreal, and I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-10-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By milcollectorblue
IS THIS A CADET BADGE?

I was hoping that one or more of the Forum members could identify this badge. I have 'Googled' the motto to try and find a connection with a school that may have had a Cadet Corps, but without any...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-09-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By milcollectorblue
Paul, PM sent.

Paul, PM sent.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By milcollectorblue
Hi Bill, thanks for your thoughts. It's a bit...

Hi Bill, thanks for your thoughts. It's a bit strange that it doesn't appear in any literature, nor does Google provide any leads. I have also posted on another Forum to see whether anyone there...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By milcollectorblue
IMPERIAL ARMY / MTD Shoulder Title

I was rather hoping someone on here may be able to provide a positive identification for this shoulder title. As you can see it is maker marked 'R.J. Inglis Limited', a Canadian manufacturer of...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-07-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,197
Posted By milcollectorblue
I think you meant 959 is correct and not 859. ...

I think you meant 959 is correct and not 859. (Same goes for the spurious 860/960 RD#) ;)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-06-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,197
Posted By milcollectorblue
Adding To the Comprehensive RD List

Looking through my Reinforcements collection I can add the following to the growing 'Master RD List':

RD922 - 24th hat
RD916 - 25th hat
RD931 - 26th collar (might just be a typo in your original...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 13-06-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,507
Posted By milcollectorblue
Rob, see Post 16 above regarding dimensions :D

Rob, see Post 16 above regarding dimensions :D
Forum: General Topics 13-06-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By milcollectorblue
Hi there, I have just dropped you a PM.

Hi there, I have just dropped you a PM.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 04-05-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By milcollectorblue
Clifton College AA Cap Badge

From my small collection of badges associated with one of the schools my sons attended, the 'hard-to-find' (and expensive) Clifton College AA cap badge :).
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 15-11-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By milcollectorblue
Hi Bill, Yes, along with a number of other...

Hi Bill,

Yes, along with a number of other MGC cap badge 'oddities' I have in my CEF collection.

Lovat
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 15-11-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By milcollectorblue
Variations of Caps and Collars

In the interests of sharing, I thought these images of 3 different caps and 2 different pairs of collars to the 4th MMG may be of some interest. Enjoy :)
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 02-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By milcollectorblue
cadet Badge Identification

To follow-up on the request to identify the Cadet badges shown (and hopefully spark a bit more interest from others who undoubtedly also have other Cadet badges in their collections) here are the...
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 28-10-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By milcollectorblue
Ian, I echo Don's comment and also thank you...

Ian,

I echo Don's comment and also thank you for sharing.

For other readers: I'm certain that other Cadet badges exist in some of the collections of the 100+ people who have read this thread. ...
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 26-10-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By milcollectorblue
And one final image (as I maxed out with 15 in my...

And one final image (as I maxed out with 15 in my previous post):
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 26-10-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By milcollectorblue
As promised, and in no particular order, a few...

As promised, and in no particular order, a few from my small collection.
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