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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By slick_mick
Could it be a glengarry badge? Here's a pic...

Could it be a glengarry badge?

Here's a pic I found of the RACT Pipes and Drums.

http://www.remlr.com/photos/pics4/p&d_ract2003.jpg

Unfortunately its difficult to see what badge they are...
Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By slick_mick
My guess is a plaque badge. Mick

My guess is a plaque badge.

Mick
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By slick_mick
Just had a look at them now. Any ideas how...

Just had a look at them now.

Any ideas how long that round cloth RMLY beret badge was worn for?

Regards,

Mick
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By slick_mick
Some new pickups

Hey Guys,

Anyone else been picking up new items for their collections during the Covid19 lock down?

Here's some of mine. Got a few more goodies on the way but mail is sooooooo slow!

Mick
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By slick_mick
Yep - I think it's a scout patch. Mick

Yep - I think it's a scout patch.

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By slick_mick
I think international postage won't go back to...

I think international postage won't go back to normal until more planes are in the air.

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By slick_mick
Same issues in Australia. Australia Post...

Same issues in Australia.

Australia Post advised that cancelled flights, social distancing requirements and massive parcel volumes (due to a massive uplift in online shopping) have led to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-05-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By slick_mick
Yes mate - agree they are hard to find. But...

Yes mate - agree they are hard to find.

But it never hurts to ask hence my post. :)

Mick
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-05-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By slick_mick
Wanted: Light Cavalry HAC

Hi Guys,

I'm chasing a Light Cavalry Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) hat badge and collar badge pair if anyone happens to have a spare.

Please PM me if you can assist.

Regards,

Mick
Forum: General Topics 16-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By slick_mick
No mate - NSW Volunteers officer badge. Probably...

No mate - NSW Volunteers officer badge. Probably just after federation (as it has AUSTRALIA on it) so circa 1901-1902 or so. This one sold on ebay recently for $800 odd.

The Royal NSW Regiment was...
Forum: General Topics. 12-05-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By slick_mick
Two months and still waiting for a package from...

Two months and still waiting for a package from UK to Australia. :(

Mick
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 06-05-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By slick_mick
That black dragon patch is the barracks patch for...

That black dragon patch is the barracks patch for the Land Warfare Centre at Canungra.

I might ask Phil Blackwell who wrote the book on modern colour patches...
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By slick_mick
Some nice Aussie badges there. Mick

Some nice Aussie badges there.

Mick
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-04-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By slick_mick
Here's an update photo of my badges. It's...

Here's an update photo of my badges.

It's interesting on the KC badge with lugs how the scroll has also been overlaid over a KC RTR badge.

Mick
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 27-04-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By slick_mick
It's a heavily faked badge. I wouldn't buy one...

It's a heavily faked badge. I wouldn't buy one from ebay unless there was some providence with it.

Mick
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By slick_mick
Here is a brief history of the unit I just came...

Here is a brief history of the unit I just came across on the internet.

https://www.malayanvolunteersgroup.org.uk/armoured-cars.html

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 26-04-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By slick_mick
At least that bugle doesn't have a badge on it!...

At least that bugle doesn't have a badge on it! Plenty of dodgy sellers flogging those.

Mick
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By slick_mick
Hi Mike, I'll send you an email with pics...

Hi Mike,

I'll send you an email with pics later today.

Regards,

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By slick_mick
I've got a lot of my UK badges in plastic storage...

I've got a lot of my UK badges in plastic storage boxes I've bought at Bunnings (big Aussie hardware chain).

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By slick_mick
The Victory Peace Medal is nice. You almost never...

The Victory Peace Medal is nice. You almost never see it with the ribbon.

Mick
Forum: General Topics 24-04-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By slick_mick
Lest We Forget! Mick

Lest We Forget!

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By slick_mick
Not sure how accurate that statement is....

Not sure how accurate that statement is. Australia Post is still accepting packages to UK and other overseas destinations. I posted some myself late last week.

I'm guessing it will be about 4-5...
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By slick_mick
Looks like one parcel I've been awaiting has been...

Looks like one parcel I've been awaiting has been sitting at Heathrow airport for 24 odd days awaiting a flight.

Mick
Forum: General Topics. 23-04-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By slick_mick
Royal Mail - Overseas mail

Hey guys,

Just curious to see if anyone else is having major delays with post from UK to Australia?

I've been waiting 4 weeks for some items now. Guess the lack of flights is having a huge...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-04-20, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By slick_mick
The Queen's Crown is post 1953 (Queen Elizabeth...

The Queen's Crown is post 1953 (Queen Elizabeth II) while the King's Crown was worn by both King George V and VI. My guess is that yours is a 1950s one made up from stocks of Royal Tank Regiment...
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