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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Jack8
What lies beneath the braze, pray not a footed...

What lies beneath the braze, pray not a footed lug?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,992
Posted By Jack8
Maybe not at all.. Jack

Maybe not at all..

Jack
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-09-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,992
Posted By Jack8
Thanks Paul, a lovely badge, yours is the only...

Thanks Paul, a lovely badge, yours is the only other one apart from mine, which was the subject of my thread here in 2013 that I have seen. Mine has sterling stamped diagonally on the reverse of the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-09-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,992
Posted By Jack8
How is your silver Ludlow badge marked please? ...

How is your silver Ludlow badge marked please?

Jack
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-08-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Jack8
Two original wings, first is a pattern worn from...

Two original wings, first is a pattern worn from 1960's to the present day.

Second is a much rarer pattern with downswept wings and dark paper backing, worn I believe by all British SAS from the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-06-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By Jack8
Thank you Graham.

Thank you Graham.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-06-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By Jack8
Do you have a pic of the reverse please?

Do you have a pic of the reverse please?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-06-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Jack8
Monmouth School.

Monmouth School.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-03-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Jack8
Thanks Luke, as you say a good forger, the best...

Thanks Luke, as you say a good forger, the best policy then is never to buy anything from him, period.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-03-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Jack8
Greek Sacred Squadron award badge on ebay

Hi All,

I know the seller of this item doesn't have the best reputation on here and as I have never owned one of these, I would be grateful for your feedback on this item as it appears to be...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-03-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Jack8
Could well be the known version of this badge...

Could well be the known version of this badge which has a silverwash finish. It is not very durable which is why you can see the brass base showing through.

You can find some old posts on the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jack8
Thank you Simon. Jack.

Thank you Simon.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-03-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jack8
Any news on what the three wings and 1st SAS...

Any news on what the three wings and 1st SAS title sold for individually?

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-02-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Jack8
This wing may be ok, a similar wing can be seen...

This wing may be ok, a similar wing can be seen in Airtrooper's SAS album (not the Rhodesian album) page 7, third from right top row.

Your wing has nine feathers and eight black rigging lines as...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Jack8
Good badges and nicely displayed. Jack.

Good badges and nicely displayed.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Jack8
Two good original AAC badges, the top one is...

Two good original AAC badges, the top one is nickel plated as it has plated lugs. The bottom one is regarded as the first pattern issued which has an identical obverse to the hallmarked silver...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-12-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Jack8
The matt grey Parachute Regiment cap badge is a...

The matt grey Parachute Regiment cap badge is a WW2 voided crown example with what is known as a silverwash coating which has been rubbed through wear exposing the brass underneath.

There are old ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-12-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jack8
Good buy for a tenner. Jack.

Good buy for a tenner.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,703
Posted By Jack8
There is still great value in being a member here...

There is still great value in being a member here as there are a lot of knowledgeable collectors on this forum who may not be regarded as world authorities but they still have a lot to contribute.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Jack8
The SAS wing is a good one in my opinion. You can...

The SAS wing is a good one in my opinion. You can see similar in Airtrooper's album; page 5 far right column, 4th wing from the top.

Jack.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jack8
I would also buy it for a tenner. The feathers...

I would also buy it for a tenner. The feathers are not the type usually seen on fakes. The brazing of the scroll looks good as does the slider.

Not all genuine badges have sweatholes behind the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-12-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Jack8
Looks ok to me, used 70's/80's/90's. Jack.

Looks ok to me, used 70's/80's/90's.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-12-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Jack8
Nice badge, well done! Jack.

Nice badge, well done!

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Jack8
Positive feedback is also an opportunity for the...

Positive feedback is also an opportunity for the buyer to say that they are happy with the item and/or with the seller if they wish, or leave negative feedback if they are not.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Jack8
Thanks for your contributions gents, you have...

Thanks for your contributions gents, you have confirmed my suspicions.

It is surprising that a seller of fakes can have over 2000 positive feedback comments on eBay.

Jack.
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