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Forum: General Topics. 30-12-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,042
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Just arrived in the post this morning - found on...

Just arrived in the post this morning - found on ebay 4 days ago. AAF09 Intelligence Corps (Tudor crown) by R.A.HUGHES. Checked it out this morning against Chris's book and it's a good one. ...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-11-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Every once in a while the badge you are looking...

Every once in a while the badge you are looking for comes along. Glad you found the answer. I thinks that's what makes the hobby what it is. Trying to find the one you want (need). Of course...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-10-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
CB and Simon Thanks so much for your input. ...

CB and Simon
Thanks so much for your input. Much appreciated.
Hope I get a chance of owning it.
Regards
Steve
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-10-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
ARMY ORDNANCE OFFICER'S BADGE

Good Afternoon All,

I am considering making a bid on the following item but do not know enough to make an assessment as to its originality. Any opinions would be more than welcome.
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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Well spotted Bess, I have just checked Chris's...

Well spotted Bess, I have just checked Chris's 'No Bull' and you are correct, the soldiers coloured AA Badge was only made by Firmin. Therefore the badge in this lot is probably the new metal...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 20-08-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Royal Dragoons Coloured AA Badge

All,

I notice from this thread that there are some out there that are looking for this badge. follow the link and in this jumble of items there is one, together with several other AA badges and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-08-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,470
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Commissioned Quartermasters Cap Badge

All,

I know there has been a lot of healthy debate on this subject and I have not myself read all posted comments and not being an expert as such I have no real opinion on way or the other.

The...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-08-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Mike, my badge is two piece but what you refer to...

Mike, my badge is two piece but what you refer to as 'rivets' I know as friction pegs. Difference of terminology perhaps but being a novice I used the terms which Chris Marsh uses in his book to...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-08-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Hi, mine has 3 friction pegs (north, east and...

Hi, mine has 3 friction pegs (north, east and west) and is Gaunt B'Ham. Having checked in 'No Bull' (Chris's book on A/A Badges) there are only 3 manufacturers listed: Buttons Ltd, George Tye &...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-06-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
In addition the GAUNT LONDON makers mark...

In addition the GAUNT LONDON makers mark indicates that the badge was produced sometime in the period Late 50's to mid 60's hope this helps. Lovely badge and it also has a makers mark on the body...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-06-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
A brass or non aluminium slider is a sign of an...

A brass or non aluminium slider is a sign of an early badge. in the early days the manufacturer's did not know how to attach an aluminium slider to an aluminium badge therefore early badges tend to...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 10-06-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Likewise mine is two piece Gaunt London. I had...

Likewise mine is two piece Gaunt London. I had a quick look at Chris's book and he lists 3 makers. Buttons Limited. George S Tye & Co and lastly as we know Gaunt Ltd.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-05-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
My wife took a look at this picture of the button...

My wife took a look at this picture of the button and said it looks like Ministry of Education. She is a Thai by the way.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-05-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
SAS

There appears to be a 3rd set of wings, upside down, I would also be interested in those as well if you can let me have a price.


I would be interested in the cap badges, can you pm me a price...
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
An interesting thread, one and all... Some...

An interesting thread, one and all... Some interesting info provided by Mike with regard to Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief's of Staff and the Army Sergeant Major being Commissioned...
...
Forum: General Topics. 25-04-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Grey Green Acorn, thanks for that, as you say...

Grey Green Acorn, thanks for that, as you say times move on. it is a long time since we served and I was unaware that there were now two appointments. One lives and learns.

Grumpy - we will...
Forum: General Topics. 24-04-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
I don't think that the ACsM has slipped down the...

I don't think that the ACsM has slipped down the list, he was always in 3rd place, now 4th. From memory (I was an RAOC Staff Clerk for 23 years so this was my bread and butter) the senior...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
Jean-Paul I think your 'cap badge' could be...

Jean-Paul

I think your 'cap badge' could be a doctored RAF Medical Services Collar badge. If you go to www.britairforce.com/raf_trade you will see the badge but it is clearly identified as a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
sorry jean paul. the first badge is Medical...

sorry jean paul. the first badge is Medical Corps KK 1007. the second pictured badge I do not know... perhaps someone else will. I will keep looking through my books to see if I can find it....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
jean-paul KK volume 2 - page 90 and 93. ...

jean-paul

KK volume 2 - page 90 and 93. Royal Army Medical Corps. KK1007

I believe, but what it has to do with RFC I have no idea, it could be that the badge belonged to a soldier...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 23-03-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Ex Supt Clk RAOC
NEW MEMBER

Just signed up, so hello to all members. My main interest is collecting anodized cap badges and I have joined to gain knowledge and experience from those of you who have been doing this a lot...
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