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Forum: Army 20-05-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Traist
Hi Gerry, it looks good to me. I have a number of...

Hi Gerry, it looks good to me. I have a number of variations in my collection. As Brian said, they were hand made. Have a great day, Andrew
Forum: Army 19-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Traist
I have managed to get a full refund, so at least...

I have managed to get a full refund, so at least that is something.
Forum: Army 17-05-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Traist
Hi Phil, they are supposed to be martingale...

Hi Phil, they are supposed to be martingale badges. The Johannesburg badge I have is still on the original leather. These however, I think are fakes and never existed. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 16-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Traist
Here is a picture from the back. These badges are...

Here is a picture from the back. These badges are around 2mm smaller than the JVC badge that I have in my collection. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 16-05-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Traist
ZAR Fake Badges?

Hi, in my opinion these badges are fakes. They have definitely been copied off of the Johannesburg Vrijwilliger Corps badge. These are supposed to be Ermelo and Pretoria. They are well aged, but I am...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-03-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Traist
Hi Steve, just the SDF with camel? or Sudan in...

Hi Steve, just the SDF with camel? or Sudan in general? Have a great evening. Andrew
Forum: Photographs of South African Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-02-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Traist
Hi, my Grandfather served with the SAEC in East...

Hi, my Grandfather served with the SAEC in East Africa, North Africa and Italy. They wore the same SAEC badges during the whole of WW2. If you need examples, I can send you a picture. Have a great...
Forum: Army 22-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Traist
Hi John, as far as I know the white metal badge...

Hi John, as far as I know the white metal badge was only worn by cadets in SA. The universal badge was worn in different sizes and in blackened, bronze and gilding metal. I have seen photos of the...
Forum: Army 22-02-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Traist
Hi, it is correct for WW1. Regards Andrew

Hi, it is correct for WW1. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Traist
I only collect South African badges, so if anyone...

I only collect South African badges, so if anyone is interested, please send me a pm.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Traist
Thank you Sean, do you know what time period?...

Thank you Sean, do you know what time period? Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Traist
So true. Thank you Terry.

So true. Thank you Terry.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Traist
Thanks Terry. Have a great evening. Andrew

Thanks Terry. Have a great evening. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-02-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Traist
MADI Badge

Hi, can anyone shed any light on this badge that I just picked up. I can only find reference to Sudan regarding Madi. Is it from Sudan? Police or military, or other? Time period? Any help will be...
Forum: Army 19-02-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Traist
In my book a restrike or a forgery are both...

In my book a restrike or a forgery are both fakes.:D Have a great weekend.
Forum: Army 18-02-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Traist
Hi, as far as I know, the brass collar was a...

Hi, as far as I know, the brass collar was a restrike, not original. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Traist
Hi, also South African. 4th Transvaal Cadets, pre...

Hi, also South African. 4th Transvaal Cadets, pre 1910. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-02-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Traist
The Marist Brothers is a South African Cadet...

The Marist Brothers is a South African Cadet Badge from the Transvaal Colony Volunteer Period pre 1910. Regards Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Traist
Hi Phil, the shields are South African PAG(Prince...

Hi Phil, the shields are South African PAG(Prince Alfred's Guard) worn from 1902. I think that they are still worn. With lugs on they are probably pre 1980's. They are collar badges. Regards Andrew
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 895
Posted By Traist
Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to...

Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to you. May this Christmas be filled with joy. From locked down sunny South Africa :D . Andrew
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-12-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Traist
Thank you Barry. Merry Christmas to you and all...

Thank you Barry. Merry Christmas to you and all who are dear to you. Merry Christmas to all on the forum. From locked down sunny South Africa :D. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Traist
Hi Patrick, What size is it? Regards Andrew

Hi Patrick, What size is it? Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 08-11-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Traist
Arthur is spot on with all. Regards Andrew

Arthur is spot on with all. Regards Andrew
Forum: Army 25-10-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Traist
Nice to finally fill that slot. Well done Brian.

Nice to finally fill that slot. Well done Brian.
Forum: General Topics 11-10-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Traist
Hi, this should shed some light on the badge for...

Hi, this should shed some light on the badge for you:
https://www.angloboerwar.com/unit-information/south-african-units/2643-vellentins

Have a great evening. Regards Andrew
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