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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By Frank Kelley
Awful, a glance at it's reverse suggests it to be...

Awful, a glance at it's reverse suggests it to be of recent manufacture postdating the regiments extant period and therefore spurious.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,097
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I simply wondered exactly where that...

Well, I simply wondered exactly where that information actually came from, not something that I have ever heard before, but, certainly from memory it was Princess Louise herself who actually designed...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Again, very many thanks Kevin, I'll go with...

Again, very many thanks Kevin, I'll go with Pattern 15161 then, I just felt it to be not the norm when I looked at it.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Thanks Kevin, that is certainly a very fine...

Thanks Kevin, that is certainly a very fine collection.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, it is.

Yes, it is.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, you don't want to pay too much, but, they...

Well, you don't want to pay too much, but, they are out there, I think I have only encountered examples on loops with three fixing points upon the scroll, rather than two, although, that is not to...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes indeed, but, as expected, I was not casting...

Yes indeed, but, as expected, I was not casting any doubt whatsoever upon the date given by Hugh King.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Frank Kelley
You do encounter odd examples from time to time,...

You do encounter odd examples from time to time, but, certainly from my own point of view, after a brief glance, they all appear to be completely spurious.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-10-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, me neither, but, Hugh King stated in his...

Well, me neither, but, Hugh King stated in his volume 2 stated that the badge was sealed on the 18th of July 1952, which is simply why I asked the question.
I think that this particular example...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-10-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Frank Kelley
So, in short, certainly good then!

So, in short, certainly good then!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Really no need to be sorry, quite frankly, I find...

Really no need to be sorry, quite frankly, I find Yeomanry badges a pain, certainly from memory, at least, the Pembroke Yeomanry in their original form "appeared" rather earlier than 1908, in about...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 25-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that rather more were made than ever...

I think that rather more were made than ever actually issued, certainly from memory, one dealer recently had about half a dozen on his site at truly astonishing prices ranging from 150 to 190,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-10-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Frank Kelley
Period worn?

Please would one of you Welsh collectors have a look at the attached.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-10-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is absolutely criminal to treat a badge like...

It is absolutely criminal to treat a badge like that.:eek:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-10-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Frank Kelley
Is it actually what the seller suggests it is?

Is it actually what the seller suggests it is?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-10-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I can only go with what I can see in the...

Well, I can only go with what I can see in the photographs, I do not think it can have been in the ground because of the lugs, which I do not like.
Certainly not a badge I would buy.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Frank Kelley
What were the other badges, I assume not like...

What were the other badges, I assume not like this?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By Frank Kelley
As old as that?:eek:

As old as that?:eek:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Frank Kelley
Brand new and awful.

Brand new and awful.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-10-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Frank Kelley
Originals would be worth rather more, I assume...

Originals would be worth rather more, I assume the buyer thought a bargain was to be had!:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By Frank Kelley
The whole badge rings alarm bells and the seller...

The whole badge rings alarm bells and the seller makes their volume rather loud.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Frank Kelley
It does appear to be die cast and broached at...

It does appear to be die cast and broached at some point, I would think an OSD example.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice, George Bixley was very much the...

Very nice, George Bixley was very much the volunteer who had enlisted for the duration, a warehouseman from Peckham, I wonder why he chose the Household Cavalry, I dare say the uniform had been a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,575
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, thanks for the photographs, to be quite...

Okay, thanks for the photographs, to be quite honest, if it were mine, I would not be happy with it and would seek a replacement.
Forum: Other Militaria 17-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a lovely find, certainly not something you...

What a lovely find, certainly not something you see very often, well done.
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