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Forum: General Topics. Today, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Mike!!! I already some bits from 16th...

Thanks Mike!!! I already some bits from 16th Medical Regiment, so at least have a start.

Wonder how hard it would be to find badges that were actually worn in the campaign?

Terry
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
Great additional information! Thank you!!! ...

Great additional information! Thank you!!!

Terry
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you all gentlemen!!! I will check out the...

Thank you all gentlemen!!! I will check out the book, and sent a reply to the PM.

Sounds like there were only QARNNS nurses then.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Home Guard
Falklands War Questions

I am interested in pursuing nursing and medic badges that would be attributed to the Falklands War. However, I have several questions please.

Is there any way to determine if a badge is...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-02-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Home Guard
Frank it is not in my collecting interest. Just...

Frank it is not in my collecting interest. Just one I must have picked up some years ago and was sitting in a box that I was sorting through. I honestly thought that due to the quality it was fake,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 235
Posted By Home Guard
Looks like 4 bladed propeller for the RFC/RAF to...

Looks like 4 bladed propeller for the RFC/RAF to e. The pennant part appears to be some kind of blemish on the photo.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you for the additional information...

Thank you for the additional information gentlemen!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen. I am surprised, but compared...

Thank you gentlemen. I am surprised, but compared to the more educated minds here I am still a toddler.....but learning and trying to learn!

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Home Guard
West Riding ???

I've had this West Riding badge for many years, and just found it in a box of other military bits while looking for something else. I personally think it is 100% bogus due to the poor quality of the...
Forum: General Topics. 23-02-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Home Guard
I've encountered this several times, and found...

I've encountered this several times, and found that most sellers will work with me to find a solution. But each one seems to be different, and each seller has a different approach. I had one dealer...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you all VERY much! This is truly EXCELLENT...

Thank you all VERY much! This is truly EXCELLENT information, and yep several new badges to hunt down! Actually, I need both patches shown in my picture in the opening post!!!

Terry
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-02-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Home Guard
Very cool!!! In college I attended a Tattoo that...

Very cool!!! In college I attended a Tattoo that he RSG were part of and after the performance went back stage and had he best chat with a Scot's Grey's trooper. I was flying high for a very long...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-02-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Home Guard
What is This Patch

Can anybody tell me what this patch is (see the red arrow)? I am suspecting it is some kind of Scottish patch, but in my search I came up empty handed.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Home Guard
I have found an RAF Regiment title, so that ones...

I have found an RAF Regiment title, so that ones done.

Terry
Forum: Army 22-02-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By Home Guard
Nice badge! Love badges that come with original...

Nice badge! Love badges that come with original backing!!!

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-02-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Home Guard
Looking for a MERT PARAMEDIC Patch

I am looking for a MERT PARAMEDIC, both parts (hooks and loops) to complete my set. It looks like this
...
Forum: General Topics. 21-02-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Home Guard
How to Say Thanks!

Since I have joined this forum I have had nothing but positive experiences, made new friends and the year have I've been here I've learned more about British insignia than all my previous years of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Home Guard
I have seen previous ones go for some pretty...

I have seen previous ones go for some pretty hefty sums though. When in doubt trust Jon's book and this forum unless one can prove otherwise!!!

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Home Guard
OK Andrew, looks like we both learned on this...

OK Andrew, looks like we both learned on this one. Was not aware there was a district named MADI as I was thinking of the ruler back in the late 19th century.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Frank! As I suspected. Terry

Thanks Frank! As I suspected.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Home Guard
Women's Home Defence Patch

I have seen a few of these floating around and am torn if I should pursue one. In Jon Mill's book on he Home Guard he makes no mention of it. The other thing that bothers me is that they never seem...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 21-02-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Home Guard
Tony, what an impressive collection of badges!!!...

Tony, what an impressive collection of badges!!! A nice inspiration for me as I want to expand into adding WRNS' to my collection of women's services.

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Home Guard
I am not sure is Sudanese, as the correct...

I am not sure is Sudanese, as the correct spelling would be Mahdi. I would guess that MADI is an acronym of some sort. However, the rooster makes me think French, but that's just a guess.

Terry
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-02-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,132
Posted By Home Guard
Mike re your search for the Battlefields...

Mike re your search for the Battlefields Pilgrimage book, I did a quick check on Abe Books and found this, but suspect it is the one you already have based on the blue cover.
...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 20-02-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Home Guard
Magpie, Been there for sure. I had a chance waaay...

Magpie, Been there for sure. I had a chance waaay back, in the early '60s to get a full French Cuirass and helmet for the whopping sum of $230 US!!! However, being in college at the time that might...
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