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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have not seen an officer’s bullion beret badge...

I have not seen an officer’s bullion beret badge before but I do have the gilt and enamel cap badge which is not of the highest quality!

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Royal Regiment of Gloucestershire and Hampshire

Collectors will be familiar with the availability of cap badges, titles and buttons manufactured for the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment and Royal Hampshire Regiment intended to take...
Forum: General Topics 23-10-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Posted in the Canadian Military Insignia section....

Posted in the Canadian Military Insignia section.

The jacket collars and button arrangements are another indicator.

Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By grey_green_acorn
It is the Formation Sign of 39th Independent...

It is the Formation Sign of 39th Independent Infantry Brigade in the 1950s.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 22-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have a vague recollection that back in...

I have a vague recollection that back in 1969-1970 my army pay was administered by the Regimental Pay Office Leicester located at Glen Parva Barracks, Wigston, Leicester.

It was £22 per month...
Forum: General Topics. 19-10-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Another RA beret size badge although not properly...

Another RA beret size badge although not properly voided and possibly a manufacturers error.

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Also interesting that the WO2 is wearing the...

Also interesting that the WO2 is wearing the ‘Crown in Wreath’ badge of rank carried forward from the practice in the 9/12L as the badge worn by all WO2s.

The extract from RL dress regulations...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By grey_green_acorn
The larger plate by Potters of Aldershot is...

The larger plate by Potters of Aldershot is probably for Pipers.

Tim
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have a small collection of badges for belt...

I have a small collection of badges for belt plates here:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3131

Although there are some sealed patterns from 1967 - 1968 most are brass...
Forum: General Topics. 12-10-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By grey_green_acorn
This is an article from 2016 about a Corporal of...

This is an article from 2016 about a Corporal of Horse in the Life Guards who is one of five saddlers in the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
...
Forum: General Topics. 12-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By grey_green_acorn
No photo in wear but this may be of interest ...

No photo in wear but this may be of interest

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81207

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-10-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Mike, Here is my RTR belt plate badge. ...

Mike,
Here is my RTR belt plate badge. Probably more recent than the examples you show and although as cap badge, specifically made with two flat lugs North - South.

I have noted many variations...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-10-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By grey_green_acorn
9th Lancer Saddler Corporal

Connect with this recent thread:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81196

9th Lancer Saddler Corporal

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-10-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here are my farrier arm badges. The bullion on...

Here are my farrier arm badges. The bullion on scarlet at top left is, I think, quite old.

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 09-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Sean, Thanks, I guess you are already an MHS...

Sean,
Thanks, I guess you are already an MHS member?

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,000
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here is the Royal Army Medical Corps badge ...

Here is the Royal Army Medical Corps badge

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Henk, Thank you. now fixed as...

Henk,

Thank you. now fixed as http://www.durbaronline.co.uk/

Tim
Forum: General Topics. 08-10-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By grey_green_acorn
India rising within the Military Historical Society

Formed in 1983 as the Indian Military Collectors Society for all with an interest in the military history of the Indian sub-continent (now India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By grey_green_acorn
These are the collar badges: Dorset Yeomanry -...

These are the collar badges:
Dorset Yeomanry - NSN 8455-99-413-1059 Pattern No 29183

Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By grey_green_acorn
I have this one with JSP 768 description ...

I have this one with JSP 768 description

Dorset Yeomanry - Badge, Cap. Dorset Yeomanry. Gilding metal. Bright gilt plate and bright silver plate. Dark blue enamel. Cotter pin fastener. NSN...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-10-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Army Emergency Reserve Royal Engineers...

Army Emergency Reserve Royal Engineers Transportation Units

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10132&highlight=Transportation

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-10-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,000
Posted By grey_green_acorn
A few more: Tim

A few more:

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-10-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,000
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Just been through my collection and found these: ...

Just been through my collection and found these:

Tim
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Billy, ROYAL HAMPSHIRE is more likely from the...

Billy,
ROYAL HAMPSHIRE is more likely from the regiment, not Civil Defence.

Tim
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 30-09-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,000
Posted By grey_green_acorn
Here Is an Army Air Corps set recently acquired. ...

Here Is an Army Air Corps set recently acquired. First pattern anodised collar badges with eagle in wreath. Cap badge maker marked J.R.GAUNT LONDON LTD

Also a second pattern Army Catering Corps...
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