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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:11 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Were not Royal Irish Rangers officers badges...

Were not Royal Irish Rangers officers badges silver and gilt, or at least, prior to "new metal" badges?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 08:07 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
No markings on the slider on this one ...

No markings on the slider on this one

(Picked up at Fitzwilliam Antiques, Peterborough I January 1995).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:05 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
A similar depiction of the mermaid is shown in...

A similar depiction of the mermaid is shown in metal on a blue shield in this thread:
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:52 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Havnt seen that design of that style of...

Havnt seen that design of that style of manufacture, but presumably it's the badge of the Polish 2nd Corps, which was also worn by the British 7th Hussars?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 05:44 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it a one piece badge of yellow metal with the...

Is it a one piece badge of yellow metal with the scroll plated or coated with a silver / grey colouring.
I have a Loyal Suffolkk Hussars badge of that construction with, I think, a tapered slider....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 04:02 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Looks like these two badges were produced from...

Looks like these two badges were produced from the same dies, albeit a little more definition to the reverse of the scroll.
One small sweat hole, to the rear of the coronet (badge picked up at...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-03-21, 06:55 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Sorry pardon - A?

Sorry pardon - A?
Forum: Off topic 07-03-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Larf? - I almos' paid me tv license.

Larf? - I almos' paid me tv license.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 07-03-21, 05:51 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Oh yes. Another "snapshot" I remember from...

Oh yes.
Another "snapshot" I remember from those times is Sargents "Gassed", at that time just stuck on a wall, just part of the decor / display.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 07-03-21, 04:47 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I remember, as a little kid visiting the...

Yes, I remember, as a little kid visiting the IWM and seeing badges nailed to whitish fabric covered boards - the Lonsdales and a German WWII black wound badge stand out in my memory.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-03-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting (but not the "Royal Middlesex"...

Interesting (but not the "Royal Middlesex" then).
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-03-21, 09:44 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Just to clarify - I'm not suggesting that...

Just to clarify - I'm not suggesting that Middlesex Footballers "cap badges" were necessarily produced back in the 1920's but that the design was known back then the poster may have provided the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-03-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Can we be sure of that? It would make sense in...

Can we be sure of that?
It would make sense in terms of some of the fanciful designs, not that I've seen them as sweethearts.
So, some fake cap badges such as the Middlesex Footballers have their...
Forum: Off topic 06-03-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I'll get me coat.......

I'll get me coat.......
Forum: Off topic 06-03-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Knock knock Who's there? Biggish ...

Knock knock

Who's there?

Biggish

Biggishwho?

Sorry mate, got one already.......
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By leigh kitchen
It's an interesting coincidence that the...

It's an interesting coincidence that the Middlesex Footballers, Leeds Pals earless owls and Leinsters curly scrolls badge varieties which excite controversy all appear in the poster which is...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 06-03-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By leigh kitchen
2nd Bn HLI. There are at least two postcard...

2nd Bn HLI.
There are at least two postcard photos on ebay of HLI in Jersey around that time, one of the Drum Major, the other labelled as 2nd Bn HLI leaving Jersey in September 1904.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-03-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Post no. 12 - I didnt pick up on the curly...

Post no. 12 - I didnt pick up on the curly scrolls Leinsters on the poster.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-03-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By leigh kitchen
The badge looks like Highland Light Infantry, I...

The badge looks like Highland Light Infantry, I think the facing colour and the tartan shades would fit HLI too.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By leigh kitchen
I believe so but I'm not 100% sure, one for the...

I believe so but I'm not 100% sure, one for the SA section forumites I'm afraid.
Forum: Headdress 05-03-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
As said, the buttons may well be "original" to...

As said, the buttons may well be "original" to the cap even if they appear to have replaced other buttons in that they were changed by the officer who wore it when his original Corps was amalgamated...
Forum: Military Buttons 05-03-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By leigh kitchen
George & William Boggett & Co marking shown here...

George & William Boggett & Co marking shown here as in use 1838-42, also Boggett & Co, your G & W Boggett & Co may be from the same few years period?
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-03-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By leigh kitchen
South African Womens Auxiliary Army Service. ...

South African Womens Auxiliary Army Service.
It's a blackened badge, so I think that's an officers collar dog.
Forum: Headdress 05-03-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By leigh kitchen
The buttons may very well be original to the cap....

The buttons may very well be original to the cap.
You just need a Royal Logistical Corps officers cap badge to replace the badge that's on it, that would be correct.
Forum: Other Military Topics 05-03-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Great War Forum may be able to assist by...

The Great War Forum may be able to assist by pointing you in the right direction.
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