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CLOTH INSIGNIA

My cloth insignia collection is broken down into 7 main categories listed below and each category is broken down further on their respective pages, I also have a Miscellanous Insignia page that will show some of the unoffical insignia used by personnel: 

My cloth collection spans from the early 1920's to present day, there are many cloth insignia with different variations due to different producers using various materials and colour tones and also design updates,

BADGES

My Badge collection is broken down into 5 main categories listed below and each category is broken down further on their respective pages:  

My Badge collection is made up from Brass, Tin, Metal, Silver, Plastics and some are cloth that fall into the Cap Badge Section, I have also included my collection of Lourdes Pins and Vechicle Decals in this section. 

MEDALS

My Medal collection is broken down into 6 main categories listed below and each category is broken down further on their respective pages: 

  • Irish Defence Forces Service Medals
  • Emergency Medals
  • United Nations Medals
  • European Community/Union Medals
  • UN Mandated Mission Medals
  • 1916 and Commemorative Medals 

My medal collection comprises of a wide range of Irish and foreign military medals, from commemorative medals to service medals and all that falls inbetween.

Coins

COINS

My coin collection is broken down into 3 categories as follows:

  • Irish Defence Forces Offical Coins
  • Unoffical Irish Challenge Coins
  • International Challenge Coins

My coin collection has not been of any perticular focus of mine, for a number of years I have picked them up here and there, recieving some as gifts, The popularity of challenge coins has grown an there are now a great many out there to collect.

 

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