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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Keith Blakeman
Thereís also that curved thing on the left, the...

Thereís also that curved thing on the left, the London Irish doesnít have that, it follows the curve of the harp frame.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-09-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Neither have I but the 1st RV glengarry worn into...

Neither have I but the 1st RV glengarry worn into the VB period is found blackened.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-09-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I’ve never associated that style of harp with the...

I’ve never associated that style of harp with the London Irish. It’s generally connected with the Irish police and RUC.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 04-09-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Quite a big Cadet Corps I’d have thought with...

Quite a big Cadet Corps I’d have thought with four schools and a company. What’s a school’s rough number of cadets, 50, 100 ?
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 04-09-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Thanks Mike, thatís the one. Alan, it was...

Thanks Mike, thatís the one.

Alan, it was the Maltese Cross badge.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 03-09-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Tiffin School, Kingston-upon-Thames

Did they wear their own badge or that of the 6th East Surrey? The reason I ask is I won a 6th East Surrey badge with a C/6/East Surrey title and Ray Westlake mentions their affiliation. It’s...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-09-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Really nice, especially the pouch badge.

Really nice, especially the pouch badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-08-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It was probably worn 1908 onwards, the time the...

It was probably worn 1908 onwards, the time the 5th London Rifle Brigade wore their whitemetal one. Prior to that, as rifle vols they both wore the LRB/LRBCC Ďshoulder titleí like badges.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iím sure an officer would have the clout to get...

Iím sure an officer would have the clout to get one from the stores and get the armourours to fret off the scroll. Iím not arguing the badge in question is an ORís with the scroll missing but you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It certainly is but itís not beyond the realms of...

It certainly is but itís not beyond the realms of a cheapskate officer to wear one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By Keith Blakeman
A photo I took in the Surrey Museum before it...

A photo I took in the Surrey Museum before it burned down.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Keith Blakeman
From memory the 7th DG is the only badge I can...

From memory the 7th DG is the only badge I can remember with a Tiptaft branded slider. I've had a couple but don't have any longer so nothing at hand to compare. It could be the light/flash but...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Keith Blakeman
To be pedantic, Corps not Regiment.

To be pedantic, Corps not Regiment.
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Correct, it was Orasot.

Correct, it was Orasot.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Coldstream have a silver plate PBP which looks...

Coldstream have a silver plate PBP which looks right. All those British dies feature heavily on the repro scale, I canít speak fir the Indian stuff though.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-08-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Many East Surrey ‘economy ’ badges are die cast...

Many East Surrey ‘economy ’ badges are die cast OSD with the bronzing removed, with loop fittings. Genuine ones are die stamped with sliders.

With the VB’s the 2nd with a flat topped victorian...
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,494
Posted By Keith Blakeman
For me, cap or fsc badges for the 3rd VB Royal...

For me, cap or fsc badges for the 3rd VB Royal West Kent or 2nd VB Buffs.

If only I knew what they both looked like.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,240
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iím in agreement here, Iím not a collector of...

Iím in agreement here, Iím not a collector of Kingís Regt. badges though will admit to liking them a lot but I do have a HMS Pals one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-07-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Excellent post Luke.

Excellent post Luke.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Scared me for a minute when I read that....

Scared me for a minute when I read that. T/14/County of London to be pedantic
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-07-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Keith Blakeman
PM sent ref S&G collars

PM sent ref S&G collars
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-07-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I had a post 1902 one with the ‘Honi Soit….’...

I had a post 1902 one with the ‘Honi Soit….’ motto, that’s also the way they appear on the earlier crownless version.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-07-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Long loops on both of mine too. Thereís the...

Long loops on both of mine too. Thereís the possibility they could be pouch badges I suppose.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iíll need to check.

Iíll need to check.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I have a pair which I assumed were OSDís.

I have a pair which I assumed were OSDís.
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