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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:12 AM
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Posted By KLR
You will find all the information you want here ...

You will find all the information you want here



Bowsher & Linaker. Cap badges of the First World War: Part 1 –The Regular Forces; The all gilding metal badges, the unpierced badges and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-10-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By KLR
Although the Terr Yr Bk did not list a badge for...

Although the Terr Yr Bk did not list a badge for the unit, it is probable that one existed from 1908. (Many units did not respond with badge details)


I'm puzzled by your mention of

"The...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-10-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By KLR
Pembroke Yeomanry (Castlemartin) The...

Pembroke Yeomanry (Castlemartin)
The Territorial Year Book (1909) notes this unit appeared in 1908 but there are no details of the cap badge. The TF badges were only catalogued and given central TF...
Forum: General Topics. 25-10-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By KLR
Here are the insignia for a staff officer. ...

Here are the insignia for a staff officer.
Bullion cap badge and red gorgets.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-10-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By KLR
Brilliant - if it's the 10th London it should go...

Brilliant - if it's the 10th London it should go on a dicey - sorry, diced - glengarry or tam o shanter !
Forum: Headdress 24-10-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By KLR
I see what you mean - the only ones that I'm...

I see what you mean - the only ones that I'm pretty sure that have patches
standing row - 2nd from right
middle / seated row - all seated ones except sergeant
front row - 1st from left

On many...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By KLR
Firmin marked were often on a cartouche but the...

Firmin marked were often on a cartouche but the lettering was horizontal.

Here is a 1926 Pattern officer's Firmin stamp.. (and a curved Gaunt one)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By KLR
These 'sweetheart brooches' were made by RC -...

These 'sweetheart brooches' were made by RC - Richard Chandler. I doubt he sold his brooches as "genuine" cap badges but I'm sure that a number of "dealers" today are....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-10-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,269
Posted By KLR
The same thing happened with the Lpl Scots. They...

The same thing happened with the Lpl Scots. They were issued with AA badges in 1965, so they gave them to the cadets. The Bn then went and got an Asian manufacturer to provide "proper" WM badges -...
Forum: General Topics. 17-10-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By KLR
Yes, Gaunt took over B&P in 1925 (the same year...

Yes, Gaunt took over B&P in 1925 (the same year they took over J&Co). The Gaunt archives (in London and B'ham) include the B&P and J&Co archives

I would be very interested if G used B&P dies....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-10-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By KLR
You should report the find to the Portable...

You should report the find to the Portable Antiquities Scheme - your find is not over 300 years old so not not Treasure. Even iif it was - they do not take it away from you.

They just want to...
Forum: General Topics. 09-10-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By KLR
I sadly gave away a large number of journals etc...

I sadly gave away a large number of journals etc because I had no room! BUT I can now access these volumes digitally. However, I keep up my subscriptions - partly because I still get the literature...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-10-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By KLR
Yes, the IWM sent letters to all units requesting...

Yes, the IWM sent letters to all units requesting all kinds of badges in 1917 and again in 1919. Some of the units were too busy but some delivered.

The first cap badge for the Berks was...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By KLR
pm your email address and I'll send the details ...

pm your email address and I'll send the details
(ps they are not bakelite they are "thermoplastic" !
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By KLR
Yes, nothing earlier than the late 18th century -...

Yes, nothing earlier than the late 18th century - but I'm supposed to know everything about every coin (a bit like badge collectors)!
I also remember seeing the Fattorini building there - still a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By KLR
All the KLR badges and STs - that I've seen -...

All the KLR badges and STs - that I've seen - with hexagonal loops are attached to the most awfully made badges / STs.
I've abandoned trying to find a genuine Lpl Pals badge with hex [sic].
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By KLR
Paul, it / they are definitely fakes but the THE...

Paul, it / they are definitely fakes but the THE "KINGS" is correct for the geniune badges too.



The officer's ones by Firmin have the same but Gaunt and J&Co have THE KING'S - as do a couple...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By KLR
KLR fake

This particular badge purports to be Pattern 4362A/1896. There were indeed loads of variations of it made ti the 1st WW - but not this one!
The whole thing is an abomination - hairy horse, very...
Forum: General Topics. 01-10-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By KLR
I don't know about the coffin plates (they looked...

I don't know about the coffin plates (they looked v interesting) but I catalogued all the coins - none v interesting.
J
Forum: Headdress 28-09-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By KLR
I remember hearing about Suciu, P and...

I remember hearing about

Suciu, P and Bates, S, 2009, Military Sun Helmets of the World

which I haven't got around to read yet! In fact I think if you type in Suciu you'll get loads of FSH...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By KLR
Not exactly a horse (or lamb/sheep) but the 1939...

Not exactly a horse (or lamb/sheep) but the 1939 Pattern Liverpool Irish WM voided had only got two dies as far as I know - and I've looked at loads, one marked by Firmin and one by Gaunt
If they...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By KLR
Oh b****r I contributed more - but I was timed...

Oh b****r I contributed more - but I was timed out and I can't remember but I certainly what Jelly said and the 1919 and the 1928 still going (Bull MHS Nov 2015 p83


I don't have any Woodward...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By KLR
...special space !?

...special space !?
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By KLR
Though the KLR did not have an "all GM badges" -...

Though the KLR did not have an "all GM badges" - their 5th Bn and 7th Bn had all GM and all WM respectively. just as with Jelly's examples, these KLR TF badges came in one piece or in two pieces....
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By KLR
Thanks Peter, Very interesting! The B&P...

Thanks Peter, Very interesting!
The B&P Quotation Book (NAM) lists badges etc from 1903 to 1916. (I counted all the 1903-14 but not, I'm afraid not the QRWS.
However the WO tender of April 1916...
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