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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By 2747andy
Alan, you are "Farting in a Gale".. I'm not...

Alan,
you are "Farting in a Gale".. I'm not a newbie who you can attempt to suppress!

But thank you for imparting your experience and knowledge, it is considered, as always!

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Show me the evidence that proves that Some bloke...

Show me the evidence that proves that Some bloke with a beard, was shoved in a cave, having been nailed to a wooden cross and having his ribs ventilated by a Roman sword and I'll join your gang of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Alan, all I'm trying to point out is that...

Alan,
all I'm trying to point out is that I have collected badges for over 40 years, I'm not saying it is genuine, just that it is the most convincing example I have seen to date!

"We are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Alan, there are thousands of badges that...

Alan,
there are thousands of badges that there are not photos of!!

Show me them all and I'll join the "Negativity" club too! ;)

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Alan, no it's not that one..... I have...

Alan,
no it's not that one.....

I have looked at many variations of the oval plate, and the one you link to is not the same! The "1st" is underlined and not 2 x dots and there is a beveled...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By 2747andy
Dave, looks like a nice Officers FSC...

Dave,
looks like a nice Officers FSC badge?

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Whilst I have "No Doubts" that the Blackened POW...

Whilst I have "No Doubts" that the Blackened POW topped badge is as Keith points out the OR's FSC badge. I have this one with the 1st VB overlaid oval, which will sit in my dubious file!

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Alan, Thanks, I do have Laurie's notes...

Alan,
Thanks, I do have Laurie's notes however, I think with the lack of images in support and their age, they are probably more of a historical reference than a hard and fast guide? They are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-03-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Keith and Alan, Whilst I...

Keith and Alan,
Whilst I agree that the majority of the slidered DCLI bugle pattern badges with the overlaid plaque/plate or attached base scroll are fake, I'm not entirely...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-03-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By 2747andy
Steve, Pretty sure it is a fake, the MMG...

Steve,
Pretty sure it is a fake, the MMG overlay is crude and the fixing tabs too large and the wrong shape.

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-03-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2747andy
Peter, Could you possibly post the legend...

Peter,
Could you possibly post the legend that goes with the images please?

Andy
Forum: Other Militaria 08-03-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,944
Posted By 2747andy
Alli, Happy International Womens Day.. ...

Alli,
Happy International Womens Day..

"The Guards"! :D

Andy

Hip, Hip.......
Forum: General Topics. 08-03-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By 2747andy
RR you may want to grab a copy of this if...

RR
you may want to grab a copy of this if you dont already have one?
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-03-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,884
Posted By 2747andy
James, If you're going to move them on as a...

James,
If you're going to move them on as a job lot at reduced rate! I would ask if anybody would be interested in making an offer on here, you'll get a Better price and they'll get something...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-03-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By 2747andy
I agree with Alan, your Hants although it could...

I agree with Alan, your Hants although it could well be a cheap alternative to buying an OSD, looks just like a standard badge that has toned through age or being in damp conditions! Besides which...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By 2747andy
Andy, interesting that you have three...

Andy,
interesting that you have three variations (Die/Manufacturers) of the c.1916 "All Gm" Badges. I only have the same three! Of all the 26 Inf "EI" badges the Norfolks appears to have one...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By 2747andy
James, whilst I mirror Andy's respect for...

James,
whilst I mirror Andy's respect for Rob, I believe he is spot on with it being an unmarked Lambourne badge. Here ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By 2747andy
It does not resemble any military insignia I'm...

It does not resemble any military insignia I'm familiar with! You'll probably need to visit a heraldry site?

Andy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-03-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By 2747andy
He's been a right "Grump" of late! Needs to...

He's been a right "Grump" of late!

Needs to take a cold shower and stop been a Mean Old Misery Guts!

Andy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-03-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By 2747andy
FMT This one sold just before Christmas...

FMT

This one sold just before Christmas (50), condition makes a difference as you say!
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-03-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By 2747andy
I posted this particular OSD to illustrate the...

I posted this particular OSD to illustrate the workmanship and detail, just look at the swirls upon which the supporters are both stood, the facial features and you can tell that they are Bees on the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,057
Posted By 2747andy
Griff, I agree that the Ich Dien scrolls...

Griff,
I agree that the Ich Dien scrolls are quite often fashioned/tweaked probably at Regimental level, not sure what the other gobbledegook is Related to, however two units within the same...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By 2747andy
Manchester Regiment OSD

Somebody asked on a recent thread, why I collect Cap Badges?

This is why.... They are an art form worn by some of Britain's Finest!

Why they ever discarded this badge for a Boy Scouts "fleur de...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 04-03-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 28,188
Posted By 2747andy
I don't generally collect sweethearts, however...

I don't generally collect sweethearts, however this one is a beauty!

Andy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-03-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By 2747andy
Jon Canadian! ;) ...

Jon
Canadian! ;)

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/canadian_1953_army_cap_badges/governor_generals_horse_guards.htm

Andy
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