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Forum: Other Military Topics Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 30,310
Posted By mike_vee
ROI 2022 Pin

Todays arrivals !

ROI 2022 Pin and Kiwi Fern "100 Years" Pin. :D

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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 610
Posted By mike_vee
When my new RBL badges arrived today my first...

When my new RBL badges arrived today my first (automatic) thought was to send James a message as he was always interested and would have wanted to get them for his own collection . I actually put his...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By mike_vee
Newpaper report says : He was done...

Newpaper report says :



He was done under the Trade Marks Act 1994.



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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By mike_vee
But they send in the 'heavy squad' (researchers)...

But they send in the 'heavy squad' (researchers) beforehand to make the dealer "an offer he can't refuse" if he wants to appear on the show ! :eek:

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By mike_vee
Another thread from 2016 : ...

Another thread from 2016 :



https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57953

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Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 30,310
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Welsh Poppy Pin

Arrived this morning , have an ROI pin on its way ! :D

Also , someone on holiday in Malta picked me up an "RBL Malta G.C. Branch" pin.

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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By mike_vee
Described on QM site (Code: 61197) as : ...

Described on QM site (Code: 61197) as :




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Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 610
Posted By mike_vee
"May He Rest in Peace" A real gentleman who...

"May He Rest in Peace"

A real gentleman who always had a kind word , we swapped stories , badges and he became a friend rather than simply a forum member.

Please pass on my respects to his...
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
It looks like it was a great building set in...

It looks like it was a great building set in wonderful grounds !
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Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
Hi JD , Sorry the links I sent you don't...

Hi JD ,

Sorry the links I sent you don't work , I am having the same problem :confused: but here are a couple of items (will send you details of how I got to them).

1.Emsworth Museum...
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
Hi JD , I quick search would suggest that...

Hi JD ,

I quick search would suggest that the Clapham Common site was the NOTRE DAME CONVENT .



Although the quote states that it remained "derelict" , I assume it was a "classified" area as...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-08-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By mike_vee
Pfumo re Vanhu / Security Force Auxiliaries site...

Pfumo re Vanhu / Security Force Auxiliaries site :

https://dudleywall.webs.com/pfumorevanhu.htm

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Forum: Other Military Topics 09-08-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 30,310
Posted By mike_vee
Lightbulb Latest from PoppyShop

Described as "Polished Silver Plated Poppy Pin" , 2cm high , cost £9.99 + £3.99 postage !. (I still had a free delivery code ;))

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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 08-08-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By mike_vee
Don't know but there is one on-line with a red...

Don't know but there is one on-line with a red strip:

https://www.militariazone.com/cloth-badges/devon-army-cadet-brassard-badges-/itm11074#.YvDyu6DMI1I

Could they be a "company" indicator?...
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up Have sent you a PM with links to sites the info...

Have sent you a PM with links to sites the info came from.

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Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
Can't find any real details about 'Surcouf...

Can't find any real details about 'Surcouf Barracks' , it is described as :


But there is also mention of the French Naval Headquarters Clapham Common and of recruits enlisting there before...
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By mike_vee
'Bir Hakeim' Barracks -Emsworth (Portsmouth) . ...

'Bir Hakeim' Barracks -Emsworth (Portsmouth) .



The Emsworth area was also a Marshalling Area , used by Allied forces before D-Day.



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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like a good possibility , it would go with...

Looks like a good possibility , it would go with these ones from an auction site :

https://image.invaluable.com/housePhotos/CTAuctioneers/41/618941/H20253-L135172238.jpg

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Forum: General Topics. 07-08-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By mike_vee
It would normally hold a woven cord that would...

It would normally hold a woven cord that would wrap around the curtain.

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Forum: General Topics. 07-08-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By mike_vee
A set of 6 were sold at auction in May. ...

A set of 6 were sold at auction in May.

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/dreweatts1759/catalogue-id-drewea1-10295/lot-1f686d9a-153a-4b0d-a95b-ae87015d1d23#lotDetails

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Forum: Other Military Topics 06-08-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,279
Posted By mike_vee
Thumbs up British Legion Paris 1939

Just got another couple of items from the 1939 Paris visit to add to my collection.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=555019&postcount=111

An original photograph (not...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By mike_vee
Seeing the 'Pioneer Corps' titles , is it...

Seeing the 'Pioneer Corps' titles , is it possible that it is not a "British" trade badge ?



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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By mike_vee
A selection of badges : Cook/Chef...

A selection of badges :

Cook/Chef (Specialist Qualification)

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/SQ%20K.pdf

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By mike_vee
An interesting article ! :D A Character with...

An interesting article ! :D

A Character with a Capital 'K'

https://rmhistorical.com/files/content/RM%20Chefs.pdf

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By mike_vee
Caterer ;) .

Caterer ;)

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