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Forum: Headdress 08-03-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By tynesideirish
Not suspect mate, the beret appears like it has...

Not suspect mate, the beret appears like it has been worn. You'll have problems trying to resell it as a WW2 beret. During my time, it was quite common to trim the liner right off to stop irritation,...
Forum: General Topics. 31-12-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,564
Posted By tynesideirish
My best items arn't rare or expensive. A lovely G...

My best items arn't rare or expensive. A lovely G Parachute Battery Mercer's troop Plaque, slightly different from my others and a nice RHA parade buckle. Granted not worn very often in 7th!
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 22-10-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By tynesideirish
EEK! Now sorted. Thanks.:eek:

EEK! Now sorted. Thanks.:eek:
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 22-10-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By tynesideirish
There has been some interest in this, Thank you...

There has been some interest in this, Thank you all. However as I have no idea of how to price this up I've stuck it on Ebay on auction and it either goes or it doesn't.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-10-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By tynesideirish
William, it looks like the wings the Irvin...

William, it looks like the wings the Irvin Company gave to newly qualified Paras back in the day. Search on here or google and you'll be able to read about them. Why its stuck on a seat belt I cannot...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 19-10-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By tynesideirish
Does anyone have any idea of what these 27 SAS...

Does anyone have any idea of what these 27 SAS autographs would be worth? Any collectors interested? A few are still easily had, but most are sadly dead.

David Stirling, George Jellico, Pete...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 18-10-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By tynesideirish
Quite a surprise! SAS Who Dares Wins!

I was given a pile of books and Mars & Minervas by the widow of an old friend of mine. Some where nice and went straight into my bookshelves. However I didn't even look at this book as it's one...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-08-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By tynesideirish
Wow, thanks also for sharing this. Mike I...

Wow, thanks also for sharing this. Mike

I thought a nice recent Regiment, well, compared to some, would be easy to complete. How wrong was I? :(
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-08-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By tynesideirish
I've got a soft spot for the Lonsdale bantams....

I've got a soft spot for the Lonsdale bantams. Nice photo.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-02-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By tynesideirish
Wow historic photos. Thanks for sharing.

Wow historic photos. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-12-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By tynesideirish
As an old 5 AB hand I must agree with Colin's...

As an old 5 AB hand I must agree with Colin's posts.

Though a mention should be given to the Yellow on blue peggy worn by 6th Field Force from 1977.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-12-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By tynesideirish
In Lovats the SB wore SC cuff badges and I'm sure...

In Lovats the SB wore SC cuff badges and I'm sure the Cadre wore ML cuff badges. Nothing distinguishing in combats though. Obviously the non standard kit they had would have been the only give away.
Forum: Headdress 15-11-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By tynesideirish
4/73 is open to all regiments in the Army not...

4/73 is open to all regiments in the Army not just RA is it not? So are you saying it's only Other Ranks that this applies to and all Officers have to be RA?
Forum: Headdress 12-11-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By tynesideirish
I agree with Mark 4/73. There is no reason to...

I agree with Mark 4/73.
There is no reason to add that badge to that beret fraudulently.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By tynesideirish
I got this off a car boot in Ireland back in the...

I got this off a car boot in Ireland back in the 80's. Don't know what era it's from.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 30-10-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By tynesideirish
It looks to be an 80's beret by my reckoning.

It looks to be an 80's beret by my reckoning.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-10-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By tynesideirish
Bumping to clear. £45 post free UK. Overseas...

Bumping to clear. £45 post free UK. Overseas postage at cost less UK postage ( £2.20) discount
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-10-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By tynesideirish
A virtually worthless in monetary terms, but...

A virtually worthless in monetary terms, but otherwise priceless wartime bring back.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-10-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By tynesideirish
NOTE: This was posted 12 years ago and I no...

NOTE: This was posted 12 years ago and I no longer own it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-04-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By tynesideirish
Officers would have worn a grenade between the...

Officers would have worn a grenade between the two 'scrolls' not a pip or crown. If they are genuine, and we've no reason to think otherwise, then they've been paired together at some point. they...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-04-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By tynesideirish
It's not a tracksuit badge. They would have a...

It's not a tracksuit badge. They would have a Battalion numeral. Most likely just a knock off item like the 'official para fridge magnet' type of thing.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-01-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By tynesideirish
Alan, many thanks for your illuminating input.

Alan, many thanks for your illuminating input.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-12-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By tynesideirish
Thank you lads. I'll make do with a standards NR...

Thank you lads. I'll make do with a standards NR capbadge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-12-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By tynesideirish
HELP! 4th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Lads or lasses, I've searched on here and I'm after an Other ranks capbadge and titles and Collars if worn, as worn by the 4th Bn Northamptonshire Regiment in the Great War. I'm at a loss what to...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tynesideirish
I was a Regimental Signals instructor with 7 Para...

I was a Regimental Signals instructor with 7 Para RHA. We did not wear trade badges.
In regiments that do, Instructors wear flags above stripes. Flags on the stripes is only for a distinction on...
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