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Forum: General Topics 17-03-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Nicholas
Victorian Rank Badges.

Very pleased with the attached. Guaranteed original. Straight out of a museum, as unwanted stock.


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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-03-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Nicholas
Just noticed. Posted as reproduction. My...

Just noticed. Posted as reproduction. My apologies.
Nick
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-03-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Nicholas
Hampshire Glengarry

I am presuming this is a fake but confirmation, or otherwise, would be useful. No backview currently available- unsurprisingly.

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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-03-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 413
Posted By Nicholas
This is a COLDM GDS officers bullion badge in the...

This is a COLDM GDS officers bullion badge in the correct colour beret. They were wearing brown long before the line infantry abandoned blue. Looks like the moths have mounted a successful attack.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Nicholas
In that case I clearly need glasses! Luckily I...

In that case I clearly need glasses! Luckily I have the forum to put me right before I spend my pocket money. Thanks again folks.

Nick
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Nicholas
Hampshire Regiment 7th Bn rear of badge

And the rear of the badge.


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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Nicholas
7th Bn Hampshire Regiment with crown

I need some expert advice please. When did the 7th Bn badge acquire a crown?
Was this when the Hampshire Regiment became royal in '47?
Is this a good badge and what is a sensible price?

Very...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-03-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Nicholas
Thank you Steve. Much appreciated. Nick

Thank you Steve. Much appreciated. Nick
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-03-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Nicholas
RFC. Good or bad?

I would appreciate help in this one please. No additional square under the crown but is it good?

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-03-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Nicholas
Thanks Mark. Chasing this one to ground is...

Thanks Mark. Chasing this one to ground is driving me crazy.

Nick
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-03-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Nicholas
Another IoW Rifles

I am keen to get my hands on a good one. Opinions please. It does not seem to have the faults pointed out by Luke. In white metal.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-03-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Nicholas
Thank you. Now I see the flaws and have unearthed...

Thank you. Now I see the flaws and have unearthed a reproduction in my own collection. Maybe it is best to remain in cheerful ignorance?
Now hunting for a proper one at a good price.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-03-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Nicholas
Thanks Luke but how on earth can you tell? ...

Thanks Luke but how on earth can you tell? Crimped slider on the BB I can understand, but the others.....?

I believe the chromed badge was worn by cadets on the IoW
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-03-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Nicholas
Isle of Wight Rifles

I would be grateful if someone could give the attached the once over. Many thanks, Nick

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Nicholas
Thanks. That is good to know. I never thought of...

Thanks. That is good to know. I never thought of the modification.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Nicholas
7th Hampshires. Opinions please.

Would be grateful once again for opinions on the attached. Is this a bronze OSD badge and is it good?
Since joining the Forum I have learnt a great deal but have also become paranoid about fakes,now...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Nicholas
I think it has just gone. Missed it.

I think it has just gone. Missed it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Nicholas
243766 Thanks Luke. Here is the front. Nick

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Thanks Luke. Here is the front. Nick
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Nicholas
1st VB The Hampshire Regiment- Any Good?

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I can only attach a photo of the rear of this glengarry badge but I would appreciate an opinion on whether it looks good. Many thanks, Nick
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Nicholas
1st VB Bn The Hampshire Regiment badges

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I only have a photo of the rear of this badge but would be grateful if someone could cast rather eyes over it and tell me if it is good. Many thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Nicholas
As amalgamations go it was relatively painless....

As amalgamations go it was relatively painless. Those serving will always just get on with it. It is often the "old and bold", who are well into retirement who cause problems. The result is a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Nicholas
Badge Sold.

Badge Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Nicholas
This changed when the Battalion was in Berlin...

This changed when the Battalion was in Berlin 1984/4. The Commanding Officer was not a fan of the bullion badges and being a very strong personality, he got it changed. The bullion was not popular. ...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Nicholas
For Sale. Royal Hampshire Officers' Bullion Badge

Is there anyone who is interested in the attached well worn and battle scarred bullion badge?
Despite being rather scruffy, these are actually becoming scarce, as most were chucked after use or on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Nicholas
Brilliant. Thank you. I noticed the ground and...

Brilliant. Thank you. I noticed the ground and the tail irregularity but never thought of it being cut from another badge. I will give it a swerve but still looking for a genuine brass example.
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