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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-10-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Luke H
I believe these are the same POW plumes on this...

I believe these are the same POW plumes on this SH spelling Welsh Regiment. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=155&pictureid=7581

The jewel sequence in the coronet looks...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-10-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By Luke H
He is Royal Marine Engineers not RMA. See...

He is Royal Marine Engineers not RMA.

See here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52581&highlight=Marine+engineers
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-10-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Luke H
Not a Welsh collector but looks very likely WW1...

Not a Welsh collector but looks very likely WW1 to me in terms of quality of strike and that slider.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-10-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Luke H
The 19H single scroll is not uncommon and can be...

The 19H single scroll is not uncommon and can be easily obtained for c.£60-70.

Are you referring to the double scroll Nelly of which there are only 7 or 8 known genuine examples?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-10-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Luke H
Itís a repro Iím afraid.

Itís a repro Iím afraid.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Luke H
The term comes from the protrusion of Minervaís...

The term comes from the protrusion of Minervaís chin.

The easiest thing to spot the bad ones is the overly chunky thick font. The genuine ones which do have a bit of a chin, amongst other...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Luke H
A fake. This type of ĎBrucieí is straight out of...

A fake. This type of ĎBrucieí is straight out of the Martin Marsh catalogue, number 188.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-10-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Luke H
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-10-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Luke H
FOR SALE - Lovat Scouts

£17 inc. standard UK postage. For signed-for please add £1.

Payment by PayPal Family & Friends.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By Luke H
That’s perfect thank you Chris. Assume from...

That’s perfect thank you Chris.

Assume from where they’re mounted you have them as collars? They’re not, they are actually Inns of Court Reserve Corps cap badges.

The IoC RC were a WW1 VTC and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By Luke H
Chris can you post a close up of one of these two...

Chris can you post a close up of one of these two please?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By Luke H
May well be mistaken but off top of my head I...

May well be mistaken but off top of my head I thought 1902-05 for the KC ‘Queen’s Lancers’ version.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Luke H
Ditto the Gaunt plaque Anson badge... and the...

Ditto the Gaunt plaque Anson badge... and the rest of their RND offerings for that matter.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By Luke H
Here is the WM badge as worn on the blue dress...

Here is the WM badge as worn on the blue dress cap. OR badges were in WM, GM and bronzed finish.

The post-WW1 badge made by Firmin is also found in WM, GM and bronzed finish.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,572
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, white horse’s of Kent are a pain worn by...

Hi Dean, white horse’s of Kent are a pain worn by Vols, Cyclists, Yeo, OTC, Schools, police, traffic wardens and lollipop ladies by all accounts. Your badge isn’t missing a loop, nor is it officer’s...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,149
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, the Artists Rifles scroll badge in WM...

Hi Dean, the Artists Rifles scroll badge in WM was NCOs and is rare, it took me 4 years of incessant searching to find one last year and not seen one since. The WM Artists badge I understand intended...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-10-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Luke H
If you search winking or flat eye motto all will...

If you search winking or flat eye motto all will be revealed.

The Firmin die has been heavily restruck damaging the right eye socked which as you can see on Griff’s nice examples should go into a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,572
Posted By Luke H
The M.Y. is from this die...

The M.Y. is from this die https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75394&highlight=Montgomeryshire a seldom encountered single piece badge found on a long thin slider. It is not...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-10-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,572
Posted By Luke H
Left is fake, middle and right are genuine....

Left is fake, middle and right are genuine. Personally I prefer the right hand example as I feel the horse has a better face. There is also a GM version produced from this die, my example is shown...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-10-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,149
Posted By Luke H
Pictures of both types in wear during WW1 exist....

Pictures of both types in wear during WW1 exist. My belief is the Artists Rifles was in use at start of the war.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,069
Posted By Luke H
LOL :D

LOL :D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,069
Posted By Luke H
I heard in a recent study that from a genetic...

I heard in a recent study that from a genetic perspective they are functionally extinct in the wild as a species having interbred with domestic moggies so much. So 2020 was a worse year for Scottish...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By Luke H
I don’t collect officers badges so am not best...

I don’t collect officers badges so am not best placed to comment, however when it comes to higher end fakery I always checkout Wharton Militaria.

Many of their repro pagri, NCO and officer’s...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,572
Posted By Luke H
No worries Dean. The East Kent Yeo too shouldn’t...

No worries Dean. The East Kent Yeo too shouldn’t be WM for ORs (they came in BB or GM), so it’s either an officer’s badge or a fake.

Probably easiest if you ping me an email of the board when you...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,149
Posted By Luke H
One on the sliver loops isnít ORs but slidered...

One on the sliver loops isnít ORs but slidered one would be representative and is a nice badge. That Artists is fake sorry.
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