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Forum: General Topics. 18-11-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 975
Posted By Fatherofthree
Very sad news. A Top Bloke, knew him...

Very sad news.

A Top Bloke, knew him reasonably well, both coming from the same background.

I knew he was ill, but didn't realise just how bad. In fact on the last occasion we met he informed...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-11-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Fatherofthree
1st September the same Essex badge was on his...

1st September the same Essex badge was on his site; I sent him a message informing him it was a wrong 'un and explained why it was.

He sent a reply thanking me for pointing this out and that he...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Fatherofthree
Luke. If it was, as you are quite right in...

Luke.
If it was, as you are quite right in stating, cast from an original, the tail is still wrong and having had another look, the tuft appears to be non-existent.............possibly cast from a...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 01-11-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Fatherofthree
Alan. Understood. The only example I...

Alan.

Understood.

The only example I have is to the 19th, a very scarce item.

The only other cadet badge I have seen is 5th, but now you have set me on the road to sourcing those known and...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 01-11-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Fatherofthree
Alan, I have a shoulder title to 23rd, it is...

Alan, I have a shoulder title to 23rd, it is oval, with CADETS across the top; LONDON REGT across the bottom and 23 BN through the middle, voided above and below 23 BN.

Unfortunately, my laptop is...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Fatherofthree
Aside from the above from CB, another giveaway is...

Aside from the above from CB, another giveaway is the angle of the tail; the tuft is hidden completely, it should be on show with the tail itself more horizontal.

The entire badge looks...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Fatherofthree
As a matter of interest, Rod Flood, (Minden...

As a matter of interest, Rod Flood, (Minden Militaria) currently has one of these on his site.

The differences between the two are obvious.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-09-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Fatherofthree
I concur with Luke on both his points. The...

I concur with Luke on both his points.

The badge is load of rubbish.................and in my opinion, not even that good.

Locally made.............my arse.

The definition is all wrong,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-09-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Fatherofthree
Malcolm my old china. Definitely Middlesex,...

Malcolm my old china.

Definitely Middlesex, but unfortunately due to a rather large intake of vino collapso, my cerebral mechanism is struggling to find to which unit.:mad:

I shall persevere.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-08-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Fatherofthree
Nice one Phil. :) That answer has certainly...

Nice one Phil. :)

That answer has certainly relegated my suggestions into the "What the **** do I know" selection box.:D

I should have noticed the lack of halo.

Who needs Jellyterror when...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-08-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Fatherofthree
Sporting these particular type of fittings,...

Sporting these particular type of fittings, perhaps for use on a boss, however, I have not seen a boss badge to any of the three regiments who would have used this little lamb, but that is not to say...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-08-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Fatherofthree
Well lookeee here.

Here we go again.

Another one at it, seeking answers, receiving answers..................sell it.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Earthlings. I have had a few sips...

Greetings Earthlings.

I have had a few sips of Guinness and a few sips of red wine and having read this I am now somewhat irritated.
This bloke is a taking the piss, all he ever does is ask...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Fatherofthree
Oooooops silly me. What a doughnut I...

Oooooops silly me.

What a doughnut I am.:confused:

Forgot to add collar before the word badge, a badge for headgear is something similar, enclosed in a circlet, but with the crown on the outer...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-07-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Fatherofthree
Not Essex Regiment. It appears to be two...

Not Essex Regiment.

It appears to be two pseudo Essex Imperial Yeomanry badges, not individual items joined together after manufacture but constructed in one piece.

However, a true badge to...
Forum: Off topic 12-07-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Fatherofthree
Simple answer: Drink Old Speckled Hen with a...

Simple answer:

Drink Old Speckled Hen with a spoon.

Fabulous beer, enjoy what's left of it.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By Fatherofthree
Marvellous and I'm not drooling nor greenish with...

Marvellous and I'm not drooling nor greenish with envy.

Having not arrived at any other conclusion, I concur, possibly a trial pattern for territorials or perhaps a trial cadet version, although I...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-07-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By Fatherofthree
As mentioned, there is of course, two lots of...

As mentioned, there is of course, two lots of commission of whichever percentage is shown or negotiated on each item..................from both buyer and seller.

Id est, a badge hammers at 100,...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 05-07-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Fatherofthree
Former boys of Berkhamsted School are known as...

Former boys of Berkhamsted School are known as 'Old Berkhamstedians'. I was there in the days before it combined with the Girls School.
Pete[/QUOTE]

Bit of a mouthful, but far better than 'Old...
Forum: Off topic 02-07-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Fatherofthree
That's recognition at least. Obviously the...

That's recognition at least.

Obviously the likes of Brian Epstein weren't present........shame.

Regards
Forum: Off topic 01-07-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Fatherofthree
Freddie and The Dreamers; Gerry and The...

Freddie and The Dreamers; Gerry and The Pacemakers and topping the bill,
Peter and The Badgers.

Shame you never continued, you may well have been at Glastonbury over the weekend.:D

Regards
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-07-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Fatherofthree
Could also feasibly be Joel. Regards

Could also feasibly be Joel.

Regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Fatherofthree
If they're golf clubs, I'll eat my mashie...

If they're golf clubs, I'll eat my mashie niblick.

Other than that I have no suggestions as to origin.

Regards

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Fatherofthree
Possibly a privately/self made item for use as a...

Possibly a privately/self made item for use as a sweetheart badge, leaving the slider in place, rather that removing it and having a pin system replacing it.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Michael. Hope all is ticketyboo...

Greetings Michael.

Hope all is ticketyboo with you.

I am envious, yours is now only the fourth example of this badge I have seen or know about.

I also asked Keith in respect of said item and...
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