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Old 28-03-08, 09:43 AM
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3rd Volunteer Battalion Royal Welsh Volunteers other ranks Badge.
I have only seen this badge in white metal .I would be grateful if anyone knows of the existence of a brass version to submit comments.
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Bantam,
I don't have a brass version, but I do have an intersting variant with two sets of double blades north/south. I will post it together with my other V.Bs.
Rydyn nyn mynd i'r Llangranog nawr am yr penwythnos, siarad Dyddllun.
Yours about to enter Hell.
Hwyl
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Old 28-03-08, 01:03 PM
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very nice collection bantam
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Merci beaucoup mon ami.
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Old 28-03-08, 09:37 PM
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Bantam,
I don't have a brass version, but I do have an intersting variant with two sets of double blades north/south. I will post it together with my other V.Bs.
Rydyn nyn mynd i'r Llangranog nawr am yr penwythnos, siarad Dyddllun.
Yours about to enter Hell.
Hwyl
Kevin
Hi 41st,
Looking forward to seeing that.
Mwynhau eich hunain dros yr penwythnos ond ddim yn yfed gormod cwrw yn " Y Llong." Siarad Dydd Llun nesa.
Llangranog ddim yn uffern,nefoedd.
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Old 29-03-08, 12:51 PM
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Hi All,
The Royal Welsh Fusiliers other Ranks Badge without a Gilt Coronet.
Lugs North +South. Pre 1920.
Hwyl
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Old 29-03-08, 09:59 PM
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The Royal Welsh Fusiliers other Ranks Badge without a Gilt Coronet.
Lugs North +South. Pre 1920.
Hwyl
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Fantastic, never even knew they existed!
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Old 30-03-08, 01:11 PM
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Hi All,
An interesting acquisition I recently picked up at an Arms Fair.
A silver medal or watch fob to The 3rd Battalion R.W.F..Its silver hallmarked to B'Ham maker F&S but year of manufacture too well rubbed to read.Due to CH spelling after 1920.
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Old 30-03-08, 04:26 PM
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An interesting acquisition I recently picked up at an Arms Fair.
A silver medal or watch fob to The 3rd Battalion R.W.F..Its silver hallmarked to B'Ham maker F&S but year of manufacture too well rubbed to read.Due to CH spelling after 1920.
Hwyl
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Fantastic Bantam, never seen one of those before either. It reminds me of the various patterns of Old Comrades lapel brooch that have been issued over the years.

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Old 01-04-08, 09:44 AM
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Hello all,
Decided to show the contrast in size of cloth shoulder titles over the years.
The largest of the titles was gifted me by a collector who had the finest collection of military cloth badges I have ever seen.The one day he said he was giving up collecting and sold his entire collection.
Croeso adref 41st wyn gobiethio mwyhau ich hunan yn Llangranog ?
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Cloth shoulder designations.

Printed WWII.
Embroidered WWII.
Embroidered (pasteback).
Embroidered 1st Battalion, 1995.

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Old 02-04-08, 08:56 AM
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Cloth shoulder designations.

Printed WWII.
Embroidered WWII.
Embroidered (pasteback).
Embroidered 1st Battalion, 1995.
54Bty, I have the pasteback version having found a bag of them in the QMs stores before I left the regiment in 1984 (they were from the Battle Dress era and no longer required). The 1995 version is totally new to me (and shows how out of touch I had become). Do you know what form of dress it was worn on? No 2 Dress?
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Old 02-04-08, 10:49 AM
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My V.B examples.
Bantam, Llangranog wedi bendigedig. Rdynyn mynd einwaith eto blwyddyn nesa.
1.1st V.B silvered NCO's version.
2.Reverse of above.
3.1st V.B standard white metal.
4.Reverse of above.
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Old 02-04-08, 10:59 AM
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More V.B examples.
1.2nd V.B brass. This one has been overcovered with laquer at some time in the past and I haven't got around to removing it yet.
2.Reverse of above.
3.A variant of the 3rd V.B with long blades to the rear. I don't think this example was ever issued as it is in excellent condition.
4.Reverse of the above.
5.Ditto but angled to show the double blades.
Does anyone know why it would have been made like this?
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Old 02-04-08, 11:02 AM
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The standard all white metal version.
Whether this was worn only by the Militia Battn or by all V.B's on service dress, I don't know. Any information would be welcomed.
Cofion,
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Old 02-04-08, 01:41 PM
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Hi 41st,
Never seen 3rd V.B. with that type of fitting before a bit of a puzzler ?
Hwyl
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Old 02-04-08, 01:51 PM
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Hi All,
Some metal titles Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Would like honest opinion of London Welsh one.Lug Fittings O.K.
There is also the discolouration of the metal on the London Welsh which is also a good age indicator.
Hwyl
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