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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-08-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Hawthorn
Phil, Thanks very much for the extra info. ...

Phil,

Thanks very much for the extra info.

Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-08-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Hawthorn
Alan, Many thanks for that, the loops on...

Alan,

Many thanks for that, the loops on this example are so close to the badge surface I cannot imagine them being attached to anything but the thinnest of material, perhaps another indicator it...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-08-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Hawthorn
Dave, Leigh, Mike and Mark, thank you very much...

Dave, Leigh, Mike and Mark, thank you very much for the information, apparently this turned up at a House Clearance in London recently so ties in nicely with the identification.

Regards, Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-08-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Hawthorn
House of Commons Related Badge? Philip & Tacey

Found this looped badge this morning and wondered if anyone could give an exact identification please, from a Web search I believe it relates in some way to The House of Commons but cannot find an...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 26-07-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Hawthorn
Eight William Brennan's shown with Medal Index...

Eight William Brennan's shown with Medal Index Cards at The National Archives.
...
Forum: General Topics. 26-07-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Hawthorn
Peter, Never bought anything from him but...

Peter,

Never bought anything from him but always remember the hand drawn advert in Magazines of the time!

Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Hawthorn
Douglas, PM on its way. All the best...

Douglas,

PM on its way.

All the best Simon.
Forum: Other Militaria 16-07-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Hawthorn
Thanks for the link, a great Site full of useful...

Thanks for the link, a great Site full of useful information.

Regards Simon.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Hawthorn
Douglas, Believe this Number 2 dress jacket...

Douglas,

Believe this Number 2 dress jacket belonged to Drum Major Ossie Austin of the 1st Battalion. A great character and excellent Drum Major, believe he left the Battalion mid 1980's whilst at...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Hawthorn
Ian, Unfortunately I missed the Auction as I...

Ian,

Unfortunately I missed the Auction as I would have had a go at them at that price. I wonder if they are a Sales Sample or similar given the way they are displayed with the reference numbers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Hawthorn
Douglas. Any naming details for this Drum...

Douglas.

Any naming details for this Drum Major on the jacket labels?

Simon
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Hawthorn
This lot appeared recently at a local Auction...

This lot appeared recently at a local Auction House described as Miniature Military Cap Badges, I didn't get chance to examine them unfortunately but to my eyes they appear to be buttons of a similar...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-07-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Hawthorn
Peter, Here is the thread re the badge. ...

Peter,

Here is the thread re the badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77740&highlight=sussex

Simon.
Forum: Military Buttons 06-07-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Hawthorn
Here are his current listings ...

Here are his current listings

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_ssn=warrenevanz&_sop=1


Regards Simon
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Hawthorn
His other listings are just as good! Simon

His other listings are just as good!

Simon
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 11-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Hawthorn
Some more background information from The British...

Some more background information from The British Medal Forum

https://britishmedalforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=141952&hilit=baor+mso

Regards Simon.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Hawthorn
Terry Sorry no, the link you provided didn't...

Terry

Sorry no, the link you provided didn't work for me so I added the link again, believe it is the same badge, will let the experts advise you on its authenticity.

Simon
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Hawthorn
Terry Have added another link for you ...

Terry

Have added another link for you

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRITISH-ARMY-ISLE-OF-MAN-HOME-GUARD-CAP-BADGE/193487583916?hash=item2d0cc23aac:g:rfEAAOSw7j9c9XLO

Simon
Forum: General Topics. 07-06-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Hawthorn
Laurent Here is the link for the National...

Laurent

Here is the link for the National Archives Medal Index Card search facility, you will be able to find out basic details regarding each individual from here with links to other avenues of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Hawthorn
Leigh, Tony, Thanks for the suggestions,...

Leigh, Tony,

Thanks for the suggestions, certainly a similar shape and form, under a glass the two scrolls appear distinctly separate which had me confused.

Simon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Hawthorn
Double Scroll or Chevron Cap Badge ?

Here is a postcard which has had me stumped for a while, not the clearest of images but the cap badge, to my eyes at least, appears to consist of a double scroll or chevron with a solid shape above....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-06-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Hawthorn
This is a useful site for WW1 POW's with a...

This is a useful site for WW1 POW's with a function for searching individual Prisoners.

Haven't had a chance to look myself but might be worth trying the details on the patch to see if a match is...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Hawthorn
Andy, Old kit was always about as you say,...

Andy,

Old kit was always about as you say, on a slightly different note I remember attending a Jungle Warfare Instructors course in Brunei in the mid 80's and being issued a pair of the old...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Hawthorn
Alan, Sorry for not being clear, ofcourse...

Alan,

Sorry for not being clear, ofcourse the wings are awarded after the parachute jump course but we always referred to it as P Company within the Battalion when someone went away for the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Hawthorn
May well be inherited and worn for the portrait,...

May well be inherited and worn for the portrait, knew plenty of Officers and Guardsmen who would chance their arm and wear a relatives Cap Star, Uniform item or sword for that special occasion away...
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