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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By manchesters
pm sent re both

pm sent re both
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-07-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By manchesters
My comment is that it looks brand new, so 2...

My comment is that it looks brand new, so 2 options spring to mind.

1. Its what the Indian Army wear now? Dont know.

2. Its a blatent copy of a WW2 badge.

regards
Forum: The Home Front 16-07-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,146
Posted By manchesters
Then you should take that up with Roger Miles,...

Then you should take that up with Roger Miles, from whom I bought it!!

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Its a badge worn in the cap by various Civilian...

Its a badge worn in the cap by various Civilian Brass Bands.

There are similar ones with different instruments/devices in the centre.

Kings Crown denotes after 1902.

Not Military.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-07-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By manchesters
Yes please.

Yes please.
Forum: The Home Front 14-07-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,146
Posted By manchesters
Paid for mine earlier in the week. Looking...

Paid for mine earlier in the week.
Looking forward to studying it.

regards
Forum: Off topic 12-07-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-07-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By manchesters
A very informative photo. regards

A very informative photo.

regards
Forum: Off topic 12-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
I would just put a straw in the top. Happy...

I would just put a straw in the top.

Happy days
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-07-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 974
Posted By manchesters
Looks good. However, DO NOT, buy any...

Looks good.

However, DO NOT, buy any Manchester Regiment VB badges off ebay. Every one I ever see is a fake of one sort or another.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-07-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-07-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By manchesters
He appears to be Black Swatch:D

He appears to be Black Swatch:D
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-07-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By manchesters
Michael, Is it something to do with...

Michael,

Is it something to do with semaphore flags, Royal Navy signal flags etc.

Just guessing really.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-07-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By manchesters
Certainly worn by RE signal sections in WW1 ...

Certainly worn by RE signal sections in WW1

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By manchesters
Glad to hear there are plenty of good ones. ...

Glad to hear there are plenty of good ones.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
Thanks for that information, I didnt know the...

Thanks for that information, I didnt know the colours.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By manchesters
Kingsley, Thanks for the photos, very nice. ...

Kingsley,

Thanks for the photos, very nice.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
Stephen, It certainly is the right shape and...

Stephen,

It certainly is the right shape and size for a TR numeral, but alas I have only ever seen them in photos in B & W.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By manchesters
yes, thanks Mike. Interesting to see a 6...

yes, thanks Mike.

Interesting to see a 6 pointed star used in Victoria, whereas we here had 5, the six pointed star only used by RN & RM.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Keith

Thanks Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-07-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By manchesters
Mike, I am sorry to have to disagree but...

Mike,

I am sorry to have to disagree but from first glance they appear to be typical of the fake glengarry badges encountered in their hundreds on ebay every day.
I hope I am wrong, but....

If...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Mike, But they are the standard UK...

Thanks Mike,

But they are the standard UK ones.

The Keith has described is much rarer, hence the request for a photo.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By manchesters
Keith, Sounds a lovely badge. Do you...

Keith,

Sounds a lovely badge.

Do you have any examples you could post as I would love to see such great old pieces.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-07-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By manchesters
Royston, well done with that one, just...

Royston,

well done with that one, just another 100 to go!!

Lockdales persist in selling known fakes of rare badges, especially cloth and bullion.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By manchesters
Tony, I recall that these circular discs...

Tony,

I recall that these circular discs appeared 15 -20 years ago on a batch of fake badges, Canadian ones if I recall, usually rare CEF types.

I am not saying that there arent real ones, but...
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