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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-01-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By yorkstone
Superb collection of insignia Griff Stephen

Superb collection of insignia Griff

Stephen
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 06-01-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By yorkstone
Phil, Simple answer is to deceive Regards ...

Phil,
Simple answer is to deceive
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 02-01-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By yorkstone
Paul, Yes mate by the Governor. Stephen

Paul,
Yes mate by the Governor.

Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 02-01-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By yorkstone
Destro, I have not heard of any as of yet...

Destro,

I have not heard of any as of yet and Ours issued during 2020 Perhaps the first?

I have seen generic types but non H M Prisons. And this was issued not private purchase.

Regards to...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 02-01-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By yorkstone
HMP Stafford Hidden Heroes badge

Badge was Issued last week December 2020 HMP Stafford Hidden Heroes badge designed and produced for Staff at H M Prison Stafford.
See link for my HMP collection.

Regards and a safe New year to...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-01-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By yorkstone
Kevin Typical WW2 navy nice quality Sweetheart...

Kevin
Typical WW2 navy nice quality Sweetheart badge would clean up well with touch of silver dip and scrub with old tooth brush and warm soapy water

Regards

Steve
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-01-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By yorkstone
Kevin, Small medal? I believe European...

Kevin,

Small medal? I believe European French or Belgium I have seen similar pin badges nice looking item any marks to the back?

Regards

Steve
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 02-01-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By yorkstone
New year bump up I am still seeking this bullion...

New year bump up I am still seeking this bullion wreath
Regards

Stephen
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 02-01-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By yorkstone
Bump still looking for this collar badge ...

Bump still looking for this collar badge

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By yorkstone
Well that is a pleasant surprise Many thanks ...

Well that is a pleasant surprise
Many thanks
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By yorkstone
WRNR Brass shoulder title

I believe Womanís Royal Navy Reserve but can not find this metal shoulder title anywhere.

Can anyone give a date Worn and Confirm itís use.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By yorkstone
Great thinking chaps now to find image of it...

Great thinking chaps now to find image of it being worn I have followed links to festival but not found any images of the band as yet.
If indeed it belonged to them!

Regards

Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By yorkstone
Unknown 1911 Military? Band Competition or trade badge?

I have had this for years, Unknown 1911 Dated Band Competition Or trade badge?

It has a Royal crown which implies military use but I have not seen another.
Hoping some one has information on...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By yorkstone
Could it be off a duty (bed) plate Regards...

Could it be off a duty (bed) plate

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Off topic 22-11-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By yorkstone
Post office auxiliary Letter carrier 1865 Questions

An item out of my usual collecting area it just took my fancy.

A quality retirement plaque to an auxiliary Letter carrier from St Johns Wood London. Presumably from a clock or item of furniture...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-11-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By yorkstone
Is the jacket dated and named to owner inside. ...

Is the jacket dated and named to owner inside.

The cap badge should be lugged is it? And if you know the owner have you researched him,

Likewise I have never seen a zipper on BD before either,...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 14-11-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By yorkstone
Always good to fill a gap Stephen

Always good to fill a gap
Stephen
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 14-11-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By yorkstone
Many thanks Stephen

Many thanks

Stephen
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-11-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By yorkstone
GTB hope you don’t mind What about WW1...

GTB hope you don’t mind

What about WW1 Yeomanry any ideas I have a trumpeter Staffs Yeomanry group
Trumpeter on 14- 15 Star Sgt on the War and Victory medal.
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-11-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,957
Posted By yorkstone
Hi Dean You need to replace your Staffs...

Hi Dean
You need to replace your Staffs yeomanry cap badge with this one, introduced just pree WW1 and continued in use into early WW2. Note cap on mounted Sgt wearing his WW1 trio of ribbons.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By yorkstone
I Agree with Simon common fake Air Gunners badge ...

I Agree with Simon common fake Air Gunners badge
Regards

Stephen
Forum: Other Military Topics 26-10-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By yorkstone
Peter Great story and a fabulous display of...

Peter
Great story and a fabulous display of family medals very impressive,

I have a postcard photo showing my Great uncle and three palls with the 5th North Staffs Stone Staffs company I have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-10-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,234
Posted By yorkstone
This phenomenon of erect tail cats set me to...

This phenomenon of erect tail cats set me to visiting Various books

In K&K volume 1 badge number 698 shows the tail up and in Colin Churchill’s Infantry collar badges page 292 fig 1829 their is a...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-10-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By yorkstone
A very nice item seldom seen over here Regards ...

A very nice item seldom seen over here
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-10-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By yorkstone
Bill many thanks Stephen

Bill many thanks
Stephen
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