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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-06-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By JBBOND
Any particular regiments Jim?

Any particular regiments Jim?
Forum: Headdress 10-06-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By JBBOND
The one I have, a similar date to yours Jon.

The one I have, a similar date to yours Jon.
Forum: Headdress 09-06-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By JBBOND
the sweatband looks very artificial fake leather...

the sweatband looks very artificial fake leather so probably no older than the 60's and perhaps much newer.

A Gurkha expert might be able to date the block number allocation but unless he did...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-06-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By JBBOND
This time as it was not on my watch list I cannot...

This time as it was not on my watch list I cannot view the item in question
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-06-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By JBBOND
An absolute pain now on ebay when you can't...

An absolute pain now on ebay when you can't essilly look at ended items, though on my laptop I can usually still manage after some extra effort.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-06-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By JBBOND
apart from the obvious lack of bleed though that...

apart from the obvious lack of bleed though that you noted, there are other clues to show these were not good. Some of the indian Airborne peggies do not have bleed through
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-05-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By JBBOND
A very interesting badge, Jennens always seem to...

A very interesting badge, Jennens always seem to have made top quality items and this exudes quality if not a bit quirky.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-05-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By JBBOND
Something special imo, very nice and "Indian"...

Something special imo, very nice and "Indian" made seems correct.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-05-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By JBBOND
I note it is from the same seller with rhe iffy...

I note it is from the same seller with rhe iffy green beret that Irv posted a thread warning against.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By JBBOND
As would being able to share pictures of the...

As would being able to share pictures of the offending item instead of an ebay link which will eventually become worthless when the images vanish form there. I know forum rules prohibit this but....
Forum: Headdress 15-05-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By JBBOND
Assuming the irish had a similar chronology of...

Assuming the irish had a similar chronology of changes in cap design, the peak looks pre Great War imo and as you said chinstrap also looks early though I have seen that type on early 1920's caps.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-05-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By JBBOND
A cracking score Jon, very nice

A cracking score Jon, very nice
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-05-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By JBBOND
Interwars for me, the peak looks too big for...

Interwars for me, the peak looks too big for great war
Forum: Headdress 10-05-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By JBBOND
Whilst we are waiting for Steve here is something...

Whilst we are waiting for Steve here is something I put together from my collection (apart from the single image found on the net), reasonably accurate I think for Herbert Johnson.
Forum: The Home Front 09-05-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JBBOND
Thanks for the extra info and the cloth part has...

Thanks for the extra info and the cloth part has a unclear date of 1941 on it.
Forum: The Home Front 09-05-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JBBOND
Simon, early WWII IMO, the breathing tube is and...

Simon, early WWII IMO, the breathing tube is and the filter element are both dated 1939.

I say that, but I have no real knowledge of these only assumptions based on what I have been able to find...
Forum: The Home Front 09-05-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JBBOND
Invalids gas mask

Looking like something from Dr. Who, the special gas mask designed for invalids and others with particular needs sush as asthmatics.
They don't seem to have been common as pictures of them are...
Forum: Headdress 08-05-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By JBBOND
Thanks Lou

Thanks Lou
Forum: Headdress 06-05-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By JBBOND
Police special constabulary Sgt's MKII

Police Special Constabulary SGT'sMKII helmet, shell 1939 dated Rubbery Owen & Co. wuth MKII chinstrap lugs also dated 1939 and 1939 dated Liner by Briggs Motor bodies size 7 liner MKII.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-05-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By JBBOND
No. perhaps showing all the cap would...

No.

perhaps showing all the cap would confirm it was wrong from the other features. I have only ever seen that form of ink stamping on fake TR caps, but I assume the makers of such are moving...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-05-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By JBBOND
Perhaps either of the Chris's can answer that...

Perhaps either of the Chris's can answer that about the dating of gaunt B'ham better than I can, I know there was some debate about it being 1970's but for AA I think it is earlier. I can only go by...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-05-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By JBBOND
As far as I am aware this is one of the early...

As far as I am aware this is one of the early standard issue types, a nice badge Leigh
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-05-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By JBBOND
Thanks again Chris and Frank. I was very lucky...

Thanks again Chris and Frank. I was very lucky to fond this one for a very sensible price, along with a hand black painted para on lugs.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-05-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By JBBOND
Thanks for commenting Chris. I was happy it was...

Thanks for commenting Chris. I was happy it was a good one but having bought some of the iffy gaunt die unmarked examples (cheaply as examples) I wanted a correct example to add to my collection.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-05-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By JBBOND
RWF Firmin London

Picked this today, very nice early four rivet on a slider by Firmin London.
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