Mess Dress badges??

Discussion in 'REME' started by Recy117, Feb 27, 2010.

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  1. Could some one please confirm which coloured background specilist badges we wear on our mess dress ,eg. signaller, crossed swords

    is it red or black??

    Many thanks!
  2. Speak to the tailor and or somebody else in the mess
  3. Am away on course at the moment so its a bit tricky.
  4. Definatley black backgorund on specialist bagdes such as swords, rifles etc.
  5. The correct colour on mess dress is RED. WHy do you ask?
  6. Oh no it isnt!!
  7. Depending on when you got promoted. Those promoted prior to 01 Apr 09 - black backing, those promoted on or after 01 Apr 09 red backing.
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  8. Wah.
  9. OH YES IT IS. Or for 15 years I had the wrong one on my mess dress as did every other SNCO. So tell me from what section of Dress Regs are you quoting.
    So are you saying the Hammer and Tongs should be Black?
    Your go.
  10. Surely the backing colour matches the jacket colour?

    Or is that too simples?
  11. The stripes have a red backing but the spec badges have black/ dark blue backing, just like No. 1 dress.
  12. What he said
  13. i just looked on ebay theres loads of mess dress gear on there,,just look at them
  14. There`s only 1 badge worth anything and thats worn on the top of the right arm and on mess dress they`re gold!! :D
  15. Here Here old bean
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