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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Alex Rice
Very nice, thanks.

Very nice, thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-04-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Alex Rice
I always assumed those early plates had brass...

I always assumed those early plates had brass lugs like the glengarry badges?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-04-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Mike Looks like you're on the right track,...

Hi Mike
Looks like you're on the right track, here's a link to Sir Charles Arden-Clarke as Governor of Ghana and he appears to be wearing similar gorgets.
By The National Archives UK, OGL,...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 12-04-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Alex Rice
I don't like the construction method either. ...

I don't like the construction method either.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-04-18, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Alex Rice
As far as I remember, the ocean weather service...

As far as I remember, the ocean weather service also had stripes under a crown?
Forum: General Topics. 09-04-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Alex Rice
Pity about the Camden Market :( I remember a...

Pity about the Camden Market :(
I remember a few of the dealers saying they weren't going to continue trading there last time I was there. Too far to travel and too few returns. Internet trading was...
Forum: General Topics. 08-04-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Alex Rice
There also used to be the Saturday morning...

There also used to be the Saturday morning militaria market at Camden passage. Get off the tube at the Angel station, turn right out the doors at the street and about 100m down the road. Haven't been...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Mark Sorry, but that is an ORs badge which...

Hi Mark
Sorry, but that is an ORs badge which has been nickel, chrome or silver plated. The fact that the broken off lug has plating over the break is a bit of a give-away.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Police 29-03-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Alex Rice
I must add that they're quite scarce now.

I must add that they're quite scarce now.
Forum: Police 29-03-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Alex Rice
Yes, a brass badge from the Zuid Afrikaanse...

Yes, a brass badge from the Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek police. Not sure if it's an helmet badge or a martingale badge.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 29-03-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Arthur That is excellent info, thanks. ...

Hi Arthur
That is excellent info, thanks.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 29-03-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Chay Very nice, never seen one before...

Hi Chay
Very nice, never seen one before either, thanks. And no, I'm not green with envy..at all...just a little seasick...
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 29-03-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Alex Rice
The Marconi one is similar to a number of...

The Marconi one is similar to a number of Canadian navy badges. Maybe a Canadian ship?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Alex Rice
Odd one, the mouth of the bugle is facing the...

Odd one, the mouth of the bugle is facing the opposite way to the KRRC boss badge, might be able to track the id from badges which face that way?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-03-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Alex Rice
Stunning badge, thanks for showing it.

Stunning badge, thanks for showing it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-03-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Alex Rice
Are those the original flames? It looks a bit...

Are those the original flames? It looks a bit like someone has soldered new flames on.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 22-03-18, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Alex Rice
I would say fake. As far as I know they were only...

I would say fake. As far as I know they were only made in silver for officers and anodised aluminium for ORs.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-03-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By Alex Rice
And they're probably not sterling either,...

And they're probably not sterling either, probably alloyed with lead or something to keep the weight but reduce the cost of making them.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-03-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By Alex Rice
Ya, that guy is constantly peddling fake silver...

Ya, that guy is constantly peddling fake silver badges :mad:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-03-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By Alex Rice
They're wrong, totally spurious, please send it...

They're wrong, totally spurious, please send it to me for environmentally friendly disposal...:D
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-03-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Simon. Cheers, Alex

Thanks Simon. Cheers, Alex
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-03-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Alex Rice
SOLD pending payment.

SOLD pending payment.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-03-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Alex Rice
RN epaulette device

Hi All
Selling this RN full dress epaulette anchor, which was worn on the epaulettes of all ranks from Sub-Lieutenant to Commodore.
Asking GBP30 including P&P from South Africa, paypal friends &...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-03-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Alex Rice
SAAF Pilot Wing

Hi All
Surplus SAAF pilot wing, WWII period and used up to 1957 I think.
Asking GBP35 including P&P from South Africa. Paypal friends & family, open to offers.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-03-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Mancs Yes, that book sounds good. I have...

Hi Mancs
Yes, that book sounds good. I have ordered a copy but will only get it in June when some relatives are coming to SA from the UK, bit of time to wait.
These badges are 24mm high by 22.5mm...
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