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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Fatherofthree
Just goes to show what goodies are lurking on...

Just goes to show what goodies are lurking on ebay and there to be found still.

Enjoy the moment and don't let the boss know how much you paid.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Fatherofthree
Just imagine what he/she/we could have bought...

Just imagine what he/she/we could have bought with that money instead of that heap of crap.

I sincerely hope the buyer discovers it's a wrong 'un and gets a refund.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Gerard. Yes it is mine, :D, it's...

Greetings Gerard.

Yes it is mine, :D, it's also in my Border Regiment Album, which incidentally I will be re doing with clearer pictures over the next few days.

All's well with me, hope the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-06-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Fatherofthree
Cracking items.......................even though...

Cracking items.......................even though I have minimal knowledge of these items, I do appreciate quality.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-06-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Fatherofthree
Top bloke.:D:D Excellent sense of humour and...

Top bloke.:D:D

Excellent sense of humour and hopefully the more people who look at his comments and listings the less informed will become wiser.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Fatherofthree
Mark. The tail should be as it is on this. ...

Mark.

The tail should be as it is on this.

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Apologies for the sideways on shot. :confused:

Regards.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Fatherofthree
David. Nice badges. Good find. ...

David.

Nice badges.

Good find.

Regards.
Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. Mark, apologies Iíve just read...

Greetings.

Mark, apologies Iíve just read your PM, to save me sending a reply, here it is:
I believe your badge is a poor copy of the larger version of the two 2nd VB Glengarry badges.
Reasons I...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Fatherofthree
:D:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By Fatherofthree
Cracking item.

Cracking item.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 10-06-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Fatherofthree
Keith. Lugged or with slider? Let me...

Keith.

Lugged or with slider?

Let me know.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Other Military Topics 10-06-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Fatherofthree
I often, jokingly, refer to my address as Lodge...

I often, jokingly, refer to my address as Lodge Towers.

Perhaps I should move to The Wirral.:D

Regards.

Brian Lodge
Forum: General Topics. 10-06-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Fatherofthree
I spent some time looking at all the pictures on...

I spent some time looking at all the pictures on the link.

Wonderful. Even though black and white pictures show reality as well as these, the colour, in my view, brings reality to life.

Thanks...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-06-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Fatherofthree
Thanks chaps. Luke: Unfortunately the...

Thanks chaps.

Luke:

Unfortunately the card isn't dated.

As you know, the 25th Battalion was formed in 1915 from the depot companies of the other three battalions, (18th,19th and 26th),...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-06-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Fatherofthree
Wow. Nice collection Jermil, very...

Wow.

Nice collection Jermil, very impressive.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Fatherofthree
This made me chuckle......................great...

This made me chuckle......................great idea though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By Fatherofthree
Give them fair warning that this is not...

Give them fair warning that this is not acceptable.

As they say, two strikes and they are out.

Regards.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-06-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Fatherofthree
Another Pioneer Public Battalion works theory

Greetings.
Over the years I have had the opportunity to look at quite a few photos of Middlesex Regiment chaps, including several wearing Pioneer collar badges.
None of them appeared to show any...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 31-05-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again Alli. I don't profess to be...

Greetings again Alli.

I don't profess to be an expert in relation to this particular badge, I do have a couple of them, which I know to be genuine.

On this basis I believe the following...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Fatherofthree
Thanks for all the replies chaps. Of course,...

Thanks for all the replies chaps.

Of course, any one of them could be the correct answer, more than likely something we'll never know.

However, I do like the idea of him wearing his father's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Fatherofthree
Essex oddity

Greetings all.

The picture clearly shows an Officer of The Essex Regiment, sporting medal ribbons for a WW1 pair.

His helmet has a QVC plate.

224818


Picture obviously taken 20 or so...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 30-05-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Fatherofthree
Alli dearest. Hope all is ticketyboo. ...

Alli dearest.

Hope all is ticketyboo.

Is the Lonsdale the same size as the cap badge?

If it is, I suspect it's a "not proper badge", a few errors, but nevertheless, either way, it's a fab...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-05-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Kevin. Second badge in my opinion...

Greetings Kevin.

Second badge in my opinion is okey dokey.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 08-05-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Rob. Collecting badges is a...

Greetings Rob.

Collecting badges is a minefield with the market flooded with fakes, many of them made intentionally to fool the unwary and countless copies of a great majority of badges, both...
Forum: General Topics 07-05-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Fatherofthree
Mark. Hopefully they may be for one and the...

Mark.

Hopefully they may be for one and the same unit, it will be a nice addition to the collection to them you are no doubt going to start now.:D:D

Happy hunting.

Regards.

Brian
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