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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-21, 02:59 PM
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Posted By ianh67military
Thatís got to be it. Never tied it in with either...

Thatís got to be it. Never tied it in with either RLC or the 63DZ flash worn by 63 squadron. It looks like it,s 65 Troop of 13 Air Assault Regiment RLC. Well done.
Possibly worn on headgear or...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 30-07-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 411
Posted By ianh67military
Star Trek wing

The MOD have just released this picture of their new wing. I had to check it wasn’t the first of April.
UK Space Command launched…

Ian H
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ianh67military
Try againÖ.

Try againÖ.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ianh67military
ID please.

Please see attached a photo of some of my latest acquisitions. There were a lot more, but after a fair amount of research these 7 stand alone, unidentifiable.

1. ACF or CCF? QC.
2. ACF or CCF?...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-06-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ianh67military
Photos of front and back of badge to be ID'd and...

Photos of front and back of badge to be ID'd and a picture of the only other book it's been found in.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-06-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ianh67military
Military Badge

Please see photos of a badge I'm trying to ID. It's a Kings Crown so 1901 to 1953, but having looked in Kipling and King Vol 1 the closest I can find is the top half of a QVC Royal Artillery badge....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 02-06-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By ianh67military
Agreed. A beautiful example of a wartime dark...

Agreed. A beautiful example of a wartime dark blue on light blue printed “PARACHUTE REGIMENT” shoulder title. Getting hard to find and expensive these days, so fake examples are multiplying.
Love...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By ianh67military
This is the version I have in my collection. (top...

This is the version I have in my collection. (top left hand side). Note there is NO SWORD on this version.
The version above looks like a standard cap badge to me.
Ian H
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-05-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By ianh67military
I didnít like the wing, but the Peggy confirms...

I didnít like the wing, but the Peggy confirms terrible fakes. Donít touch it with a barge pole.

Ian H
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-05-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By ianh67military
JTAC v TACP

So I remember many years back eventually locating a Tactical (not Terminal back then) Air Control Party 614 badge, who were the TACP attached to 5 Airborne Brigade. Not many TACPís existed and even...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-05-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By ianh67military
JTAC wing

Have just traded this one. Not seen one before.
It's a Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) wing. It's embroidered on a standard Army aircraft type wing as worn by all Air Despatch types including...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-05-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By ianh67military
Eagle

The lapel badge at the end is a Napoleonic Eagle for the French 62nd Regiment. It was captured in battle by the Essex Regiment, who adopted it as a battle honour.
Regiments that captured French...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By ianh67military
US dui

Third one along on top row is probably the 8th Infantry Divisions Transport Battalion. The background shield is their shoulder insignia, with the insignia for transport over it.
First one on bottom...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-04-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By ianh67military
Offs

PM sent ref S Lancs

Ian H
Forum: Off topic 09-04-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By ianh67military
Prince Philip

RIP Sir
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 29-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By ianh67military
An M65 to the 354th Component Repair Squadron, US...

An M65 to the 354th Component Repair Squadron, US Air Force. The only thing removed from the jacket is the owners name tag above the left hand (owner's right hand) pocket. From an era before velcro,...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 23-03-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By ianh67military
Its the USAF's 6th Special Operations Squadron...

Its the USAF's 6th Special Operations Squadron now. That one is probably one of the earlier iterations from the Vietnam era.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-03-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By ianh67military
Lion

The rubberised red one depicts the Lion of Saint Mark and is worn by Italian Marines.

Ian H
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-02-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Posted By ianh67military
Gordon Highlanders officers cap badge

A beautiful cast cap badge, no maker marks or hallmarks. The back has a substantial brooch pin. The antlers are very distinctive, with a pronounced "S" shape when seen from the side.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By ianh67military
ZSOG

Zambia Special Operation Group wings.

Ian H
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-01-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By ianh67military
Bits...

In my family alone, my Grandfathers wore KOYLI, Middx Cadets (pre WW1)Queens (WW1), Royal Signals (WW2), my father wore RA, my cousin RCT, my brother Para Regt and me Queens Regt.
Although the Army...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-01-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By ianh67military
PWRR

Seen it worn on number 2 dress/future Army dress by the PWRR, so yes, one of ours now.

Ian H
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,126
Posted By ianh67military
How many is too many? I'll start with items...

How many is too many?
I'll start with items I've counted recently:
US Distinctive Insignia - 5500
US cloth - 6000
UK cap & collar badges - 500+
UK cloth - thousands
Rhodesia UDI badges - pretty...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-01-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By ianh67military
badge

I'm sure it is a rank thing.
Gold for officers
Silver for NCOs
Brass for soldiers.
The quality has deteriorated over the years. Good solid cast with copper loops, stamped in thick gauge metal...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-12-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By ianh67military
US patches

1st one is a parachute oval for Infantry School. Worn on the chest behind the wings.
2nd is Engineer Intelligence. Quite rare.
3rd is a 1st Division pocket patch for HQ. Lots of sub units wear...
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