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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Khyber
Ah, they would have had some stories to tell...

Ah, they would have had some stories to tell ..thanks for the info, Simon.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges Yesterday, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Khyber
I'm sure there must be some about, but all the...

I'm sure there must be some about, but all the ones I have seen in India and on ebay have been bronze/brass
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Khyber
Entirely agree Simon. Can anyone tell me why...

Entirely agree Simon.
Can anyone tell me why these belts were made? was it by individual soldiers who wanted to have keepsakes for their time in the army? I know nothing about their history/usage if...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-10-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Khyber
Dont know if you noticed, but the clip attached...

Dont know if you noticed, but the clip attached to the backing has a maker's name on it..which might give a clue to when it was made/worn..

looks very nice, i must say
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 03-10-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Khyber
Sarawak Constabulary badge?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Sarawak-Constabulary-obsolete-original-cap-badge/124356443245?hash=item1cf438bc6d:g:1DcAAOSwp6Zfcfh~

Is this badge an original? I confess I'm getting a bit nervous...
Forum: General Topics. 02-10-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Khyber
You give me hope, Terry!

You give me hope, Terry!
Forum: Indian Badges 17-09-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Khyber
Smile Tim, Ashok might have an answer or make an...

Tim, Ashok might have an answer or make an educated guess. He'll be envious too, I'm sure😛. Can check Shakespeare's Assam Rifles history to see if there's any mention in passing of any Scout unit...
Forum: Indian Badges 17-09-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Khyber
Tim, some lovely badges! I particularly like the...

Tim, some lovely badges! I particularly like the Scouts, but with regard to similarity with NBMR I would think there are others as well.. Baluchistan Vol Rifles I think has a similar looking badge? ...
Forum: Indian Badges 16-09-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Khyber
Yes Nepalese, but no idea how old. The one with...

Yes Nepalese, but no idea how old.
The one with the lion has Shree Sher or Shree Shumsher on the scroll..not very clear..
Forum: Indian Badges 11-09-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Khyber
I don't know why they had to have 'The' in the...

I don't know why they had to have 'The' in the name..

'Brigade of Guards' sounds much better and is grammatically more sound I think, but I suppose they did not want to have the same name as the...
Forum: Indian Badges 11-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Khyber
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigade_of_the_Guard...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigade_of_the_Guards
Forum: Indian Badges 10-09-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Khyber
Brigade of the Guards pouch badge

Heavy brass badge nearly 4 inches across
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Khyber
Ah! Then maybe there's still reason to hope!...

Ah! Then maybe there's still reason to hope! Fingers crossed!
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Khyber
Parcels lost? Almost 4 months delay!

Hello all,
I have not received 3 parcels from the UK posted in the third week of May. Royal Mail tracker shows two of them as on their way to India while the other is still on its way from...
Forum: General Topics 31-08-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Khyber
Yes Mike, I did see that, but not much info...

Yes Mike, I did see that, but not much info there.

It would seem there were two labour units with a South Africa connection - the Cape Corps and the Cape Coloured.
So wanted to know if any...
Forum: General Topics 31-08-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Khyber
Cape Coloured Labour Regiment

Acquired a badge to the Cape Coloured Labour Regiment. On the internet I could only find the Cape CORPS Labour BATTALION..are they one and the same.
Would appreciate any information about this unit...
Forum: Indian Badges 26-08-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By Khyber
Officers cap/pagri badge 1st Brahmans. WW1...

Officers cap/pagri badge 1st Brahmans. WW1 period. Regiment disbanded if I recall correctly in 1922. Served in Aden. Only 3 IDSMs awarded for service in WW1. I had the only one awarded to an NCO...
Forum: General Topics. 17-08-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Khyber
Thanks Terry, the problem is that from ebayUK I...

Thanks Terry, the problem is that from ebayUK I get directed into ebay.com..i cannot get into the UK listings..
Forum: General Topics. 17-08-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Khyber
Ebay help needed

Don't really know where to post this but would appreciate some help.

I'm a member of ebay UK which is my default ebay setting..but now when I do a search for any badge on ebay UK and click on the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-08-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Khyber
Oh is that metal polish? Difficult to say with...

Oh is that metal polish? Difficult to say with photos but I thought it was verdigris! But does that not affect the value of the badge. Did not know people would use so much polish on a badge or...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-08-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Khyber
Yes, it does look good. But there are any number...

Yes, it does look good. But there are any number of badges in this section which look equally good, but because of the verdigris on the reverse and shiny copper lugs have been pronounced as fakes....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-08-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Khyber
Another of the Rangoon Police badges on ebay by...

Another of the Rangoon Police badges on ebay by the same seller. There are also some others listed which don't look good....this is becoming a growing problem with colonial police badges....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-08-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Khyber
Johore badge

Is this badge ok. The front looks ok but the verdigris on the back and the new shiny copper lugs make me think. Others here have cautioned that these are pointers that all may not be well. Opinions...
Forum: Indian Badges 16-08-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Khyber
Phil, Thanks for sharing the photo of the HK...

Phil,
Thanks for sharing the photo of the HK Regt. Another badge I would love to have!
Forum: Indian Badges 15-08-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Khyber
74th cap..collar is similar with numeral 74 below...

74th cap..collar is similar with numeral 74 below the dragon. Could not attach the photo..both from Sepoys an Sowars by Ashok Nath.
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