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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-22, 07:57 PM
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Posted By JerryBB
Very nice Michael great find

Very nice Michael great find
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-08-22, 05:24 PM
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Views: 335
Posted By JerryBB
Frank, thanks, I would have happily paid more...

Frank, thanks, I would have happily paid more than I have, the sellers pics were very dark and indistinct, so I did not know what I would be getting, but in the end it turned out good.

thanks to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By JerryBB
Not something I knew, thanks for the information ...

Not something I knew, thanks for the information Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-22, 11:48 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By JerryBB
Bakelite was another thought, carved from...

Bakelite was another thought, carved from something else seems perfectly likely. In the hand it reminds me of horn, though I will try sniffing it when I get home from work
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By JerryBB
My first thought was a trial piece but pow is...

My first thought was a trial piece but pow is more likely imo
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By JerryBB
bone/plastic welch oddity

got this for £3 plus P&P as a BIN from ebay and it arrived today, the seller listed it as plastic but in the hand I wondered if it was horn.

I like it, a bit odd and maybe a POW badge?

Ps it...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By JerryBB
Very nice Jonathan

Very nice Jonathan
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-08-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
CB, thanks for doing such me extra research, it...

CB, thanks for doing such me extra research, it is appreciated.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-08-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By JerryBB
I have a matching pair of the small dragon collar...

I have a matching pair of the small dragon collar and have it as first brecknocks.

the RWF collar is the type of dragon with a loop in the tail which is generally considered to be later than the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-08-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By JerryBB
horrible fake fluffy type

horrible fake fluffy type
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
Indeed Mark, it is odd and you are probably...

Indeed Mark, it is odd and you are probably correct, an enigma hopefully to be resolved one day.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-08-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
I quoted the source above (badges of Kitchener's...

I quoted the source above (badges of Kitchener's army), it states 9th bn worcestershire in 1916, but where the original source is I cannot say.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 05-08-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
the problem is the helmet, and the flash & green...

the problem is the helmet, and the flash & green paint are great war but the devons number is 1920 on.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By JerryBB
Great stuff

Great stuff
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 03-08-22, 05:32 PM
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Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
The dome vent does appear to have traces of green...

The dome vent does appear to have traces of green paint on it. Comparison photos of my other Early or's wolseley.
Forum: Other Militaria 02-08-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 637
Posted By JerryBB
Interesting, not seen that supplier before and...

Interesting, not seen that supplier before and great with back story
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 31-07-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
I think it is very late war, though difficult to...

I think it is very late war, though difficult to pin the exact date


both 1st & 2nd Devons were in hot climates in that period;
2nd Battalion spent the post-war years in India and Aden,...
Forum: Headdress 31-07-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By JerryBB
appears to be buttoned or with poppers

appears to be buttoned or with poppers
Forum: Headdress 31-07-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By JerryBB
very nice, and very difficult to find

very nice, and very difficult to find
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 31-07-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
as you say, if it is a 7 digit number then it was...

as you say, if it is a 7 digit number then it was introduced in 1920 in the block allocated for the Devonshire regiment
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 30-07-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
Reading in Dave Bilton's Badges of Kitchener's...

Reading in Dave Bilton's Badges of Kitchener's army has on pp 179-181 9th bn Worcestershire Regiment wore a green 2in square diamond on the left side of the pagri when they moved to Mesopotamia in...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 30-07-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
it could depend on if the middle spoiled digit is...

it could depend on if the middle spoiled digit is an 0 or just an error to be ignored as that would change the number significantly and thereby the date and regiment
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 30-07-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
CB, it might be late great war, the colour of the...

CB, it might be late great war, the colour of the underside of pith helmets changed about 1917. But I think the army number makes it post war as they changed in 1920
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 29-07-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By JerryBB
1st or 2nd devons flash interwars

I have this green diamond flash on a Wolseley, inter wars pattern, it appears to have an army number inside for the Devonshire regiment and I wondered if anyone knows the flashes 1st & 2nd devs wore...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-07-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By JerryBB
is that an rwf back flash in there? maybe a...

is that an rwf back flash in there?

maybe a named group?

certainly the berets looks fairly modern, I guess the money is in the titles all being genuine, bearing in mind each parachute reg title...
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