help on medals mounting

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  1. Any one know the NSN or where I can get hold of some Buckram (sp)? It is used in mounting medals. Also can any one tell me the correct dimensions for mounted medals i.e. the length from top bottom of the finished article.

    Many Thanx

    B_T
     
  2. wot ,I cant be the only one daft enough to try and do it
    B_T
     
  3. 95mm from the top of the ribband to the bottom of the medal. And yes, buckram is used. Quite hard to get hold of though.
     
  4. check pm
     
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  6. Edited my post to say;

    1. Buckram can be bought at sewing shops.

    2. Rather than my waffling on about how I did mine, here is the 'chapter and verse':

    13.015 Method of Court Mounting Full Size Medals. A backing of buckram 69.85 mm deep by width required, depending on the number of Medals. Medal ribbons should be placed side by side up to and including a quantity of 6 Medals unless the width of these 6 medals extends past the left shoulder seam of the uniform. In this instance, the 6 medals may be overlapped. 7 or more court mounted medals should always be overlapped with the senior ribbons nearest the centre of the chest being left fully exposed. The overlap of ribbons will vary depending on the number of Medals worn and the size of the individual’s chest. At no time should more than two-thirds of any ribbon be covered by another; the overlap of each ribbon should be equal. The Medal is suspended from a ribbon so as to allow the centre of a round Medal to be cut in half by the backing, ie the nose of the impression of a sovereign’s head on a Medal should rest on the bottom edge of the backing. The overall length of a suspended Medal will be 88.9 mm. No Medal should be suspended from less than 31.74 mm of Medal riband; in the case of a larger Order, Decoration or Medal, the backing may be increased to 76.2 mm depth to allow a minimum of 31.74 mm of riband suspending the Medal. A standard issue Medal brooch should be sewn to the back of the buckram. The back overall should be covered by a black face cloth or doeskin, with the exception of the Guards Division, whose Medals are backed with scarlet. Medals are sewn down with a neutral coloured thread. When mounted, the bottom edges of the Medals, regardless of their size, should be level.
     
  7. Guys
    Many Thanx
    B_T
     
  8. Opening a old topic i know, but i have been looking all over SCOC and can only find cloth burlap and not buckram.
    was wondering if you ever came across the NSN at all?
     
  9. ----UPDATE---



    it seems Buckram is not available through the system anymore, (thanks for update Black_taxi) i do have some NSN's i can share though.



    Medal bars



    1. 8455-99-973-9987

    2. 8455-99-973-9988

    3. 8455-99-973-9989

    4. 8455-99-973-9990

    5. 8455-99-973-9991



    Felt for rear of medals



    8305-99-138-3204



    Ribbons



    8455990522380

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANT MISSION IN RWANDA (UNAMIR) MEDAL RIBBON;NYLON OR VISCOSE;35MM O/A WD;RED,GREEN,BLACK,WHITE STRIPES......



    8455991229209

    RIBBON,AWARDS:TERRITORIAL ARMY (UK),INDIAN VLUNTEER FORCES,COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCE,OFFICERS;EFFICIENCY DECORATION



    8455991229210

    RIBBON,AWARDS:TERRITORIAL ARMY (UK),INDIAN VOLUNTEER FORCES,COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES,OTHER RANKS;EFFICIENCY MEDAL



    8455991229381

    RIBBON,AWARDS:COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES & CROWN DEPENDENCIES;QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S CORONATION MEDAL



    8455991229382

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH FORCES-BURMA 1941-45;BURMA STAR MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991229383

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ROYAL NAVY,ARMY & RAF;GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1962 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991252137

    RIBBON,AWARDS:FOR 10 YEARS EFFICIENT SERVICE IN THE AUXILIARY & VOLUNTEER AIR FORCES OF THE UK & COMMONWEALTH



    8455991273624

    RIBBON,AWARDS:REGULAR,RESERVE & CADET FORCES (WITH 5YRS RECKONABLE SERVICE ON 6 FEBRUARY 2002);QUEEN'S GOLDEN JUBILEE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991303499

    RIBBON,AWARDS:SOUTH ATLANTIC MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991305312

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL OF THE ULSTER DEFENCE REGT FOR 15YRS EXEMPLARY SERIVCE AFTER 1 APRIL 1970;ULSTER DEFENCE REGT LS & GC MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991305313

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pART TIME OFFICERS & MEN OF ULSTER DEFENCE REGT WITH 12YRS CONTINUOUS SERVICE SINCE 1 APRIL 1970;ULSTER DEFENCE REGT MEDAL



    8455991320525

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ZIMBABWE INDEPENDENCE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991320919

    RIBBON,AWARDS:CROIX DE GUERRE,FRENCH WWII



    8455991321523

    RIBBON,AWARDS:GULF MEDAL 1990-91 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991351685

    RIBBON,AWARDS:WAR MEDAL 1939-45 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991351687

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH FORCES FOR SERVICE IN FRANCE,BELGIUM,THE NETHERLANDS OR GERMANY (JUNE 1944-MAY 1945);FRANCE & GERMANY



    8455991351688

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ARMY PERSONNEL FOR LONG SERVICE & GOOD CONDUCT



    8455991351689

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ROYAL NAVY LONG SERVICE & GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991353333

    RIBBON,AWARDS:COMMISSIONED OFFICERS & ADULT NCO'S FOR 12YRS SERVICE IN THE CADET FORCES



    8455991353334

    RIBBON,AWARDS:MEMBERS OF THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY FOR LONG SERVICE & GOOD CONDUCT;EFFICIENCY MEDAL



    8455991353335

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UN FORCES SERVING IN CONGO (1960-1964);ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES AU CONGO (ONUC)



    8455991354995

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UN FORCES IN CYPRUS (1964 ONWARDS)(UNFICYP)



    8455991356243

    RIBBON,AWARDS:30 DAYS OPERATIONS AGAINST SAMALI SHIFTA 12 DEC TO 30 NOV 1967;KENYA CAMPAIGN KENYA MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991356555

    RIBBON,AWARDS:22YRS FULL-TIME SERVICE IN ANY UK POLICE CONSTABULARY;POLICE LS & GC MEDAL RIBBON...



    8455991356895

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS FOR LONG & SATISFACTORY SERVICE



    8455991358481

    RIBBON,AWARDS:GSM FOR BRITISH FORCE OPERATIONAL IN THE MALAY PENINSULA-SINGAPORE AREA 1964-1966



    8455991359344

    RIBBON,AWARDS:CROIX DE GUERRE,FRENCH WWI



    8455991362692

    RIBBON,AWARDS:RAF PERSONNEL FOR LONG SERVICE & GOOD CONDUCT



    8455991363321

    RIBBON,AWARDS:QUEEN'S MEDAL FOR CHAMPION SHOTS



    8455991363322

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991363671

    RIBBON,AWARDS:RN,MARINES,ARMY & RAF;MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD



    8455991364995

    RIBBON,AWARDS:GEORGE MEDAL



    8455991365806

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH FORCES PERSONNEL OF ALL SERVICES FOR CAMPAIGN SERVICE;GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991370170

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ORDER OF ST JOHN OF JERUSALEM MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991371716

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL RANKS OF LOCAL AUTHORITY FIRE BRIGADES,FULL OR PART TIME FOR 20YRS EXEMPLARY SERVICE



    8455991373893

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OBE,MBE,CBE (MILITARY DIVISION) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991374595

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OBE,MBE,CBE (CIVIL DIVISION) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991374596

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH EMPIRE (MILITARY DIVISION) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991378536

    RIBBON,AWARDS:QUEEN'S GALLANTRY MEDAL



    8455991380676

    RIBBON,AWARDS:KNIGHT COMMANDERS & COMPANIONS OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH;COMPANION OF THE BATH MEDAL RIBBON



    8455991383958

    RIBBON,AWARDS:QUEEN'S MEDAL FOR CHAMPION SHOTS



    8455991385840

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL RANKS OF THE RAF FOR NON-OPERATIONAL GALLANTRY IN THE AIR;AIR FORCE CROSS



    8455991387070

    RIBBON,AWARDS:QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S SILVER JUBILEE MEDAL (1977)



    8455991767880

    RIBBON,AWARDS:EUROPEAN SECURITY & DEFENCE POLICY (ESDP) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455992195175

    RIBBON,AWARDS:VARIOUS MILITARIES OF THE WORLD UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF NATO FOR SERVICE IN VARIOUS OPERATIONS



    8455992429055

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OSM DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO MEDAL RIBBON



    8455993063167

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pART TIME MEMBERS OF THE UDR OR RIR AFTER 1ST JULY 1980,HAVING 12YRS GOOD SERVICE FROM AGE OF 18



    8455993580144

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES FOR ACTS OF GALLANTRY



    8455993824227

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES FOR OPERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN;OSM AFGHANISTAN (OP VERITAS) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455994328586

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UN OBSERVERS FOR THE SERVICE IN THE UN MISSION FOR THE REFERENDUM IN WESTERN SAHARA 1991



    8455994663063

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NCO & MEN OF RAF FOR COURAGE OR DEVOTION TO DUTY WHILE FLYING,BUT NOT ON ACTIVE OPS AGAINST THE ENEMY,DISCONTINUED 1993



    8455994663064

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL RANKS OF THE RAF FOR ACTS OF VALOUR WHILE FLYING IN ACTIVE OPS AGAINST THE ENEMY;DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS



    8455994663065

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NCO's & MEN OF RAF,ARMY & FLEET AIR ARM FOR COURAGE OR DEVOTION TO DUTY WHILE FLYING ON ACTIVE OPS AGAINST THE ENEMY



    8455995492774

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL OFFICERS,PETTY OFFICERS & RATINGS OF THE RFA AFTER 20YRS SERVICE;ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY MEDAL,MEDAL RIBBON.



    8455995493759

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL SERVING IN THE UN IRAQ KUWAIT OBSERVATION MISSION (1991-2003)



    8455995771843

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL SERVING AT LEAST 90 CONSECUTIVE DAYS UNDER UN CONTROL IN OPERATIONS FOR WHICH NO OTHER UN AWARD IS AUTHORISED



    8455995771844

    RIBBON,AWARDS:IRAQ AWARDS TELIC MEDAL RIBBON



    8455995950731

    FLASH,COLLAR VISCOSE AND COTTON;280MM O/A LG;BLACK;PETERSHAM RIBBON,5.8CM WD;5 TAILS W/HEAT SEALED V CUT AT BOTTOM ROYAL WELSH OFFICERS & WOS



    8455995950732

    FLASH COLLAR VISCOSE & COTTON;230MM O/A LG;BLACK;PETERSHAM RIBBON,5.8CM WD;5 TAILS W/HEAT SEALED V CUT ...ROYAL WELSH SERGEANTS & OTHER RANKS



    8455996018294

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NATO FYROM MACEDONIA MEDAL RIBBON



    8455996018295

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL SERVING IN THE UN INTERNATIONAL FORCE FOR EAST TIMOR (1999-2000);UN MISSIONS IN EAST TIMOR (UNAMET) MEDAL RIBBON.....



    8455996117649

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN ETHIOPIA & ERITREA



    8455996133295

    RIBBON,AWARDS:IRAQ RECONSCTRUCTION SERVICE



    8455996236916

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNELOF ANY RANK IN THE VOLUNTEER RESERVES OF ALL THREE SERVICES IN RECOGNITION OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE;QUEEN'S VOLUNTEER



    8455996479858

    RIBBON,AWARDS:VOLUNTEER RESERVE SERVICES MEDAL RIBBON



    8455996606300

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS PROTECTION FORCE (UNPROFOR) IN YUGOSLAVIA & BOSNIA MEDAL



    8455996639615

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS OBSERVER MISSIONS IN GEORGIA (UNOMIG) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455996647002

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL SERVING WITH THE UNITED NATIONS TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (UNTAG) (NAMIBIA 1989-1990);UNITED NATIONS



    8455997025955

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS TRANSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN CAMBODIA (UNTAC) MEDAL RIBBOM



    8455997610026

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL TAKING PART IN NATO ALLIANCE OPERATIONS IN KOSOVO PRIOR TO DECEMBER 2002,WHEN REPLACED BY NATO BALKANS NON ARTICLE



    8455997643725

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BALKANS;NATO NON ARTICLE 5



    8455998469372

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UN OBSERVER MISSION SIERRA LEONE (UNOMSIL) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455998691712

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED SERVICES FOR AGGREGATED SERVICE-ACCUMULATED CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL,MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999022435

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES TAKING PART IN SIERRA LEONE (5 MAY 2000-31 JULY 2002);OPERATIONAL SERVICE MEDAL SIERRA LEONE



    8455999096237

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ECMM (EURO COMMUNITY MONITORING MEDAL)(FORMER YUGOSLAVIA) MEDAL RIBBON;NYLON OR VISCOSE;36MM O/A WD;2.5MM BLUE,WHITE & RED



    8455999176262

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS ANGOLA VERIFICATION MISSION (UNAVEM) MEDAL RIBBON;NYLON & VISCOSE;35MM O/A WD;ORANGE,RED,WHITE,BLACK,LIGHT BLUE



    8455999250789

    RIBBON,AWARDS:GIBRALTAR REGT



    8455999267871

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES;QUEEN'S MDAL FOR CHAMPION SHOTS



    8455999576936

    RIBBON,AWARDS:UNITED NATIONS ADVANCED MISSION IN CAMBODIA (UNAMIC) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731012

    RIBBON,RANKING,NYLON OR VISCOSE;BADGES OF RANK,QUEENS GURKHA OFFICERS.



    8455999731017

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH COLONIAL FORCES SERVING IN AFRICAN CAMPAIGNS;AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731023

    RIBBON,AWARDS:12YRS COMMISSIONED SERVICE IN THE ARMY EMERGENCY RESERVE;ARMY EMERGENCY RESERVE DECORATION MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731028

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BELGIAN CROIX DE GUERRE 1918 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731029

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BELGIAN CROIX DE GUERRE 1940 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731035

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL (CIVIL DIVISION) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731036

    RIBBON,AWARDS:BRITISH & IMPERIAL FORCES TAKING PART IN THE 1ST WORLD WAR & ASSOCIATED OPERATIONS UNTIL 1920;BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18



    8455999731041

    RIBBON,AWARDS SILK;COMPANION OF (THE ORDER OF) THE INDIAN EMPIRE



    8455999731042

    RIBBON,AWARDS:COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF ST MICHAEL & ST GEORGE (CMG) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731048

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OTHER RANKS OF THE BRITISH ARMY FOR ACTS OF GALLANTRY,REPLACED BY CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY CROSS IN 1993;DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT



    8455999731049

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pREVIOUSLY TO OFFICERS OF ALL THREE ARMED SERVICES & THE MERCHANT NAVY FOR GALLANTRY IN TIME OF WAR SINCE 1993 FOR 'LEADERSHIP’



    8455999731051

    RIBBON,AWARDS:TA (UK) INDIAN VOLUNTEER FORCES & COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES FOR 12YRS SERVICE WITH BARS FOR EACH ADDITIONAL 6YRS;EFFICIENCY



    8455999731052

    RIBBON,AWARDS:EFFICIENCY MEDAL FOR MEMBERS WHO HAVE COMPLETED 12YRS SERVICE;TA SOLDIERS (1982) MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731054

    RIBBON,AWARDS:EFFICIENCY ARMY EMERGENCY RESERVE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731062

    RIBBON,AWARDS:HIGHEST GALLANTRY AWARD FOR CIVILIANS,ALSO FOR ARMED FORCES IN ACTIONS FOR WHICH PURELY MILITARY HONOURS WOULD NOT NORMALLY



    8455999731071

    RIBBON,AWARDS:INDIAN INDEPENDENCE MEDAL,MEDAL RIBBON.



    8455999731075

    RIBBON,AWARDS:KING GEORGE V SILVER JUBILEE MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731076

    RIBBON,AWARDS:KING GEORGE VI CORONATION 1937 MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731077

    RIBBON,AWARDS:ALL BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH FORCES WHO TOOK PART IN THE KOREAN WARD BETWEEN 1950 & 1953;KOREA MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731081

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERMANENT FORCES OF DOMINIONS & COLONIES LONG SERVICE & GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731084

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OFFICERS & OTHER RANKS OF THE ARMY,RAF & NAVY FOR ACTS OF GALLANTRY;MILITARY CROSS MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731085

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NCO'S,MEN & WOMEN OF THE ARMY FOR ACTS OF BRAVERY BELOW DCM LEVEL;REPLACED BY THE MILITARY CROSS IN 1993;MILITARY MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731086

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL TAKING PART IN NAVAL BATTLES & BOAT ACTIONS BETWEEN 1793 & 1840;NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL,MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731087

    RIBBON,AWARDS:OFFICERS OF THE ARMED FORCES,FRONTIER GUARDS,MILITARY POLICE & OFFICERS OF THE INDIAN NATIVE STATES FOR LONG & FAITHFUL SERVICE



    8455999731094

    RIBBON,AWARDS NYLON OR VISCOSE;QUEEN ALEXANDRA'S ROYAL ARMY NURSING CORPS



    8455999731098

    RIBBON,AWARDS:MEMBERS OF THE NURSING SERVICES REGARDLESS OF RANK;ROYAL RED CROSS MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731102

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pERSONNEL OF THE ARMY,RAF & ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS FOR OPERATIONSL SERVICE IN WWII;1939-45 STAR MEDAL RIBBON



    8455999731108

    RIBBON,AWARDS:pREMIER AWARD FOR GALLANTRY,AVAILABLE FOR ALL RANKS & CIVILIANS INCLUDING POSTHUMOUS AWARDS,COVERING ALL ACTIONS SINCE 1854



    8455999731112

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NATOVE NCO'S & OTHER RANKS OF THE ROYAL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE FOR 18YRS EXEMPLARY SERVICE;WEST AFRICAN FRONTIER LONG



    8455999777705

    RIBBON,AWARDS:NYLON OR VISCOSE;RHODESIA





    Hope this can help some people out.