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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By Milmed
Bottom one with elephant is WWII South African -...

Bottom one with elephant is WWII South African - Non European Army Service
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Milmed
A good fake example. Even if the 'veteran' passed...

A good fake example. Even if the 'veteran' passed the badge on, there was nothing stopping him from passing on a fake badge... and at 99 pence, the seller is a story teller...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By Milmed
WIS shoulder title

I have tried searching for possible identification of this title but have not come up with anything concrete.

Does this look like something you may have seen before and have a positive ID for?
...
Forum: Army 27-07-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Milmed
Looks like its dated to 1965

Looks like its dated to 1965
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Milmed
That was my understanding as well !

That was my understanding as well !
Forum: New Zealand Badges 12-07-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By Milmed
I believe atillathenunns was referring to the...

I believe atillathenunns was referring to the following badge as seen on http://www.diggerhistory.info/ - A NZ ASC badge with center replaced with DC
Forum: Police 11-07-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Milmed
Re. the collar badges with clutch pins... SAP...

Re. the collar badges with clutch pins... SAP NCO's and constables adopted collar badges in 1952 and wore these till replaced with the version without crown in 1957/58. These were very short lived...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-07-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By Milmed
Thanks for the extra information. Unfortunately I...

Thanks for the extra information. Unfortunately I do not have a picture.

Are you able to zoom in your picture to show the insignia as the posted image is so small, all that can be seen is some...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 10-07-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By Milmed
Clearly you did not see that the badge was...

Clearly you did not see that the badge was identified as the WWII kiwi badge. The question was when was this one officially adopted? Corbett does not give a clear indication, but doubt it was 1917 as...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 08-07-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By Milmed
Hi David, Sorry, been looking but cannot find...

Hi David,
Sorry, been looking but cannot find the intro dates on these.

Someone must know though so maybe they will let us know.

Steven
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-07-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By Milmed
I see there was a No.17 British General Hospital...

I see there was a No.17 British General Hospital in Alexandria as well, so the two badges I have with a 17 may be souvenirs from this hospital.

Would like to find out more on the Red cross...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 08-07-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By Milmed
After many years I have finally found some...

After many years I have finally found some information on this grouping. I initially assumed the Nurse served in WWII, but it turns out her service was in WWI


Nursing Sister Lilian Tweedale...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 06-07-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By Milmed
The ones you have in your album are WWII issue NZ...

The ones you have in your album are WWII issue NZ Dental Corps.

The WWI issue had a central device of two snakes forming the letters DC with a crowned wreath. Below a scroll with motto "EX MALO...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,504
Posted By Milmed
Mike, If you look at the original ebay sale, the...

Mike, If you look at the original ebay sale, the medal was removed from its box and a rear shot is shown. I suspect he new it was not genuine and tried to sell it off via Ebay and got caught out....
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Milmed
Hi Simon, I have generally just used my flat...

Hi Simon,
I have generally just used my flat bed scanner to take pics of badges. get a pretty good picture of the badge and if you need than use editing software to remove the background. Its...
Forum: Army 26-06-22, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Milmed
Terry, It has NOTHING to do with Ambulance or...

Terry,
It has NOTHING to do with Ambulance or anything Medical :D
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Milmed
The KC AAMC came in gilding metal like your one...

The KC AAMC came in gilding metal like your one as well as an oxidized (Blackened) version.

The QC RAAMC as far as my knowledge goes was only in gilding metal and then later in anodized aluminium....
Forum: Army 21-06-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Milmed
Still does no help to what it stands for...

Still does no help to what it stands for :confused:

As far as I am aware there was a Motor Car Company that was formed in the Transvaal and sent to GSWA. Also there was a Southern force and a...
Forum: Army 21-06-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Milmed
Hi Alex, Going through some other posts and see...

Hi Alex,
Going through some other posts and see Charl has a s/t (2 over SMCC) so these could be connected...
...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-06-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By Milmed
Both good and as described, officers and OR's ...

Both good and as described, officers and OR's

Identical to the two I have
Forum: Army 19-06-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By Milmed
Just adding another twist to the discussion on...

Just adding another twist to the discussion on SATC shoulder titles.

I think the consensus on the UK made SATC title with looped lugs has not yet been finalized, so I want to add another...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-06-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Milmed
The VR over T is RAF collar badge for Volunteer...

The VR over T is RAF collar badge for Volunteer Reserve Training.

The other badge is the Cuban national arms, so probably Cuban Army
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Milmed
Either a very industrious person has been busy :D...

Either a very industrious person has been busy :D

OR

This is a legit item. Did the RFC have a band? That is all I could think where something like this may have been worn
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Milmed
Never seen one of these before with the serifs...

Never seen one of these before with the serifs and squared off corners to title

All the SA Navy titles I am aware of (WWII and post WWII) were without serifs and with rounded corners.

It is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Milmed
Hi Alex, It is German Red cross - possibly WWII...

Hi Alex,
It is German Red cross - possibly WWII and later - and was attached to the grey collar tabs

This is Not American Spanish War. The American medical badges at that time was a silver geneva...
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