Discussion in 'OTC and ACF' started by Trotsky, Sep 16, 2005.

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  1. In a sudden fit of angst over my now fast receeding youth I would like to buy a ULOTC Plaque and/or tie.

    Are such things still for sale at Handelstrasse?

  2. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    Trots -when where you there

    Me 86-90
  3. Sadly yes the OTC tie is available in silk for around £15 and a rather fetching plaque of the unit full colour crest in gold on a navy background is available for around £25.
    Also RA troop t-shirts and polo shirts are up for sale for a 10er each. E-mail the webmaster for RA kit.
  4. Funny that you have some spare... Wonder why?
    I thought the silk ties were around £20, and the polyester was around £8? I think that's what we paid to get one for the Cocktail Party.
  5. Are you sure Trots?
  6. Yeah, although memory suggests the tie was a rather shocking purple colour. It can join my collection of "ties I am entitled to wear". As I work in jeans and never actually wear a tie its a bit of a useless purchase but what the heck.

  7. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    Or in the days of the ex-RGJ QM who fell foul of the SIB, you just tipped up to his office and blag one for going on a det somewhere (I got both the stripes and the gold on blue). Surely still the same?
  8. The tie is currently Black with a thin UL purple stripe diagonal separated by about 1 1/4 inches, just below the purple stripe with a thin black gap is a slightly thinner UL yellow stripe. I'd photo it but I don't have a camera....
  9. An excellent bloke who used to give me his old civy shirts, if I wanted them or not.

  10. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    Did you used to go on his "training runs" during the week? To give him his due, if you needed owt and had him on-side you could get pretty much anything buck-shee but it often involved joinnig his running club. Fit as feck he was and a top bloke. He's now a facilities manager for a bank in Docklands.
  11. I was part of the BSM's club. The QM used to come along with us.... maybe after the BSM was posted he made it his own. I sometimes meet people who know him, and I still think he was a good bloke.

  12. Which BSM? We've had so many of late?
  13. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    The "pornotachio'd" BSM of mid-90's era.
  14. Holy mother of god, I've seen the photos....
  15. Nah, probably his predecessor, around the time of GW1.