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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Alan O
I would say the opposite.

I would say the opposite.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-02-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 452
Posted By Alan O
At the time of sealing in the late 1890s the...

At the time of sealing in the late 1890s the hats would have been the field service cap for most Other Ranks. Cavalry also wore the badgeless pill box hats.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-02-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 452
Posted By Alan O
Whilst that is a fake (as are the RA ones) there...

Whilst that is a fake (as are the RA ones) there were some Victorian badges with that configuration. The Royal Dragoons was found with 3 lugs for example.

Alan
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-02-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,586
Posted By Alan O
Unfortunately I think that all 3 badges in post 1...

Unfortunately I think that all 3 badges in post 1 are copies.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Alan O
21st Lancers has sold.

21st Lancers has sold.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-02-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Alan O
It is a fake badge in the style of the...

It is a fake badge in the style of the Extra-Regimentally Employed list badge. The ERE was officers only so the badges were in gilt and bronze on blades.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Alan O
Beds & Herts £6 Manchesters £5 North...

Beds & Herts £6

Manchesters £5

North Staffs £sold

UK P&P £1 - overseas at cost.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Alan O
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment...

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=24733&d=1272982790

for comparison.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Alan O
Quire correct in my opinion.

Quire correct in my opinion.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-02-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Alan O
It's a fireman's helmet.

It's a fireman's helmet.
Forum: General Topics. 14-02-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Alan O
The wound stripe was worn on uniform whilst...

The wound stripe was worn on uniform whilst serving.

The SWB was issued when the wound/injury led to discharge from service.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-02-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Alan O
Found the answer: ...

Found the answer:

http://www.oldwinburnians.org.uk/Newsletters/2017%20Winter/2017%20Winter.pdf

Page 9 shows the cap badge to be PSSCA Phoenix. A photo of this cap badge is itself a rarity.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 14-02-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Alan O
Wimborne cadet corps

http://www.oldwinburnians.org.uk/cadet-corps.html

Any one fancy identifying what the cap badge is?

The school cadets wore Dorsetshire badges in WW2 but this badge does not seem to the circular...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-02-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Alan O
What country is 107 Bde? It's not British in...

What country is 107 Bde? It's not British in Afghanistan as 107 Bde was Northern Ireland based and did not go to HERRICK as a formed Brigade or HQ.

The TA did deploy to ops but they wore the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-02-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Alan O
Immediate duffers are the QVC KRRC which was...

Immediate duffers are the QVC KRRC which was pierced and not solid. The MFP is a fantasy badge.
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Alan O
In Gaylor's list he includes Kings Liverpool all...

In Gaylor's list he includes Kings Liverpool all brass. No such thing but worn bb TF badge might be mistaken for such a thing.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-02-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,073
Posted By Alan O
http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?...

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2051&pictureid=93589

A really good picture of the single scroll elephant badge in use on the slouch hat. The badge went out of use in...
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Alan O
The w/m eagle appears to the the KDG pattern...

The w/m eagle appears to the the KDG pattern eagle rather than the later QDG.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-02-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Alan O
many thanks. That confirms it.

many thanks. That confirms it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-02-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By Alan O
The holes on the reverse of the overlaid brass...

The holes on the reverse of the overlaid brass scroll and pennants.
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Alan O
The 14th/20th badge is the most desirable but it...

The 14th/20th badge is the most desirable but it is an interloper as the Eagle design was sealed in 1931 and worn in place of the 14/20th Garter badge for a few years before hand. All of the other...
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Alan O
Exactly the problem with blackened badges when...

Exactly the problem with blackened badges when trying to date them. There exist 2 patterns of bb regular pattern badges post WW1 which have been attributed to TF Bns. I am thinking of the BB post...
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Alan O
Thanks for showing. It's useful to see the...

Thanks for showing. It's useful to see the direction of the Gaunt markings on genuine period badges.
Forum: General Topics. 11-02-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Alan O
Without removing the blacking I can't say for...

Without removing the blacking I can't say for certain that the overlaid scroll is brass or nickel but I am reluctant to scrub it off!

Alan
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-02-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Alan O
That was why i was interested. I don't think...

That was why i was interested. I don't think that they are Manchesters as the Manc tail was more pronounced.

I am thinking that they must be VB as the regular facings would be the same for...
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