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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 10:31 AM
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Posted By manchesters
I agree, he didnt wear it, just owned it. I own...

I agree, he didnt wear it, just owned it. I own a lot of badges that I wouldnt want in a frame with the ones I wore.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By manchesters
Frank, He wouldnt have worn that badge if he...

Frank,

He wouldnt have worn that badge if he was in the RASC.

Its only worn in the Royal Artillery and its a Gunnery Instructors arm badge worn in conjunction with rank badges on the arm.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
Rare to see an original 7th Hussars nice

Rare to see an original 7th Hussars

nice
Forum: Military Buttons 24-01-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By manchesters
Natal Carabiniers I think. regards

Natal Carabiniers I think.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-01-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
Neil, Loops on City Battalions shoulder...

Neil,

Loops on City Battalions shoulder titles came in 3 types.

1. Wide splayed feet style - like your 1st, 2nd and although the photo is blurred, your 8th also I think.

2. Square shaped...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-01-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By manchesters
Neil, You will find VTC cap badges marked...

Neil,

You will find VTC cap badges marked Fattorini, but that first one certainly didnt come from them as you say.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Neil, 1st Photo all original...

Thanks Neil,

1st Photo

all original albeit the second has an after market brooch fitted and the 3 rd is broken.
The one you cant ID is a Manchester City Police cap badge pre 1936.

2nd Photo...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-01-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By manchesters
I think they are wearing metal shoulder titles. ...

I think they are wearing metal shoulder titles.

regards
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 22-01-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By manchesters
Alan, I think we have discussed this before...

Alan,

I think we have discussed this before on another thread. There are two Hulme Grammar Schools, one in Manchester and one in Oldham, just as you say.

The Manchester HGS is the one with all...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-01-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By manchesters
Neil, All good apart from the KC on loops...

Neil,

All good apart from the KC on loops which I dont think is genuine.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
Heres one. The auction that just sold a 1000...

Heres one. The auction that just sold a 1000 LRDG hat for 150 or thererabouts that was on here last week.
...
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By manchesters
RSM, Thanks for a very clear explanation. ...

RSM, Thanks for a very clear explanation. Well done. Regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D very rare pieces indeed!! regards

:D:D:D

very rare pieces indeed!!

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-01-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By manchesters
Paul I would say 7th London. They have an...

Paul

I would say 7th London. They have an identical one in all gilt metal.

regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-01-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By manchesters
He has a least one gallantry medal and I think I...

He has a least one gallantry medal and I think I can see a rosette on what is the second indicating a bar to it, followed by the 1939 Star and Africa Star.
On the lower row he has the Italy Star,...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By manchesters
He is wearing an L in wreath badge of a Gun...

He is wearing an L in wreath badge of a Gun Layer, not a Lewis/Light Machine Gunner. The wings are a mystery

regards
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-01-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By manchesters
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-01-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By manchesters
Hiram, very nice. what size is it please ...

Hiram,

very nice. what size is it please

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-01-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
First is 2nd Queen Victoria's Own Sappers &...

First is 2nd Queen Victoria's Own Sappers & Miners pagri badge

regards
Forum: General Topics. 12-01-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,294
Posted By manchesters
Thats a real beauty. regards

Thats a real beauty.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-01-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By manchesters
CB, Never seen the Pouch Belt fittings worn...

CB,

Never seen the Pouch Belt fittings worn like that? Very strange.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,294
Posted By manchesters
Thanks for that. My SSS is very lacking also. ...

Thanks for that.
My SSS is very lacking also.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,294
Posted By manchesters
Talking Neil, I am waiting with anticipation for...

Neil,

I am waiting with anticipation for your Manchester Regiment badges to be shown. No rush. :D

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,294
Posted By manchesters
And I would love to know whats missing to fill...

And I would love to know whats missing to fill the holes on your board as they must be rare beasts.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-01-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By manchesters
:D:D

:D:D
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