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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-07-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By Chacal
Actually I was thinking of the redshirted...

Actually I was thinking of the redshirted security guys in Star Trek landing parties, whose only purpose is to die early in the episode hence "he's dead Jim".
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By Chacal
It's the guys in red shirts that have to worry. ...

It's the guys in red shirts that have to worry.

Graham
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 26-07-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billyh According to Messrs Wilkinson and...

Hi Billyh

According to Messrs Wilkinson and Cowdell 1931-1935, followed by the same in chrome 1935-1939, with the KC added 1939-date (pub. 2019).

Hope this helps

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-07-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Chacal
I would have said Glasgow University OTC. ...

I would have said Glasgow University OTC.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-07-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Chacal
Paul Cronshaw appears to have been a coach...

Paul

Cronshaw appears to have been a coach operator in England: Google image search "Cronshaw" transport and it throws up a number of photos of their coaches.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Chacal
Previously discussed here but no definte ID: ...

Previously discussed here but no definte ID:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=84062&highlight=cheshire

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-07-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Chacal
British Museum Warder’s cap badge, also comes in...

British Museum Warder’s cap badge, also comes in brass and chrome, and with different coloured cloth backings, I know of turquoise and black.

Graham
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Chacal
I would have said GRI (not GRJ) is the Imperial...

I would have said GRI (not GRJ) is the Imperial cypher for Georgius Rex Imperator, used by George V, and possibly George VI.

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-07-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Chacal
SOLD.

SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Chacal
SOLD.

SOLD.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Chacal
For Sale - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards waist belt clasp badge

SOLD - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards waist belt clasp badge.

£8 inc. UK postage 2nd Signed For Large Letter.

Paypal Families and Friends payment preferred.

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Chacal
For Sale - Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) pin badge

For Sale - Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) pin badge.

£7 inc. UK postage 2nd Signed For Large Letter.

Paypal Families and Friends payment preferred.

Thanks for looking
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Chacal
For Sale - Air Training Corps Welfare brooch/badge

For Sale - Air Training Corps Welfare brooch/badge.

£7 inc. UK postage 2nd Signed For Large Letter.

Paypal Families and Friends payment preferred.

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Chacal
For Sale - Essex Regiment volunteer's WM collar badge

SOLD - Essex Regiment volunteer's WM collar badge.

£9 inc. UK postage 2nd Signed For Large Letter.

Paypal Families and Friends payment preferred.

Thanks for looking

Graham
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-06-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve Nice interesting collection, wish...

Hi Steve

Nice interesting collection, wish I'd taken more notice of things like this when I was in.

Slighty off topic, but here is an RAAF Butterworth Yacht Club Malaysia 'beercan' badge I used...
Forum: Off topic 19-06-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Chacal
Cape Stiffener and 3/5 Grain measurer

A couple of random bits I've held on to.

The top item is some form of fibreboard/heavy duty cardboard, labelled "Cape Stiffener", and measures 27.8 x 3cm, and is about 1.5mm thick. As I recall I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-06-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Chacal
Top of the second page has a cap badge and...

Top of the second page has a cap badge and probably rank badge from Persia/Iran (Shah-era).

The four similar winged badges at the bottom of the same page are worn on the chest by different canton...
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Chacal
The train to Mallaig is great, especially if you...

The train to Mallaig is great, especially if you have any Harry Potter fans in your group - Glenfinnan Viaduct is in one film and they usually slow down for photos as it is curved.

Last time I was...
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy No idea re. Stornaway but it was...

Hi Billy

No idea re. Stornaway but it was the early 1980's when I visited from Benbecula.

Spent a few days in Fort William in 2012, the only shops might be worth checking are the charity shops....
Forum: General Topics. 09-06-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Chacal
Hi Billy The Glasgow Police Museum is well...

Hi Billy

The Glasgow Police Museum is well worth a visit should you feel that way inclined:

http://www.policemuseum.org.uk/

All the best

Graham
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-06-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Chacal
Hi Steve According to Google Translate the...

Hi Steve

According to Google Translate the shoulder title translates as "MILITARY POLICE", apparently the patch reads "LAW CLASS DISCIPLINE" - the oath of the Cypriot Army.

Hope this helps
...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-06-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Chacal
Hi That is a Victorian era General Post...

Hi

That is a Victorian era General Post Office button.

Graham
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 30-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Chacal
Hi Paul The original enquirer adds his...

Hi Paul

The original enquirer adds his thanks to mine for your input, greatly appreciated.

TBH prison insignia is not my forte - the only items in my collection pertain to the Cyrenaica and...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 30-05-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Chacal
Thank you Paul, I'll pass that on to the...

Thank you Paul, I'll pass that on to the enquirer.

If I may ask a further question, he has a patch with "SG###" over "NDTSG". Another on the thread has stated that “NDTSG” is the National Dog and...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 30-05-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Chacal
HM Prison Service cloth patch rank stripes

Good morning

This is one for our "Prison" collectors, an overseas collector has just posted an enquiry on a Facebook police patch page concerning the different coloured stripes on a couple of...
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