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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-11-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By manchesters
I too would keep them as a tribute. Also if...

I too would keep them as a tribute.

Also if you tried to sell them individually you would probably only get buyers for the nicer badges, ie Victorian, Officers etc and be left with all the rest.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Taff, keep up your good work. Great...

Thanks Taff,

keep up your good work. Great military historian

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By manchesters
All sold I am afraid

All sold I am afraid
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
Jerry, Got your PM and will do. regards

Jerry,

Got your PM and will do.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
Jerry, Yes it did exist. No. 2374 in...

Jerry,

Yes it did exist.
No. 2374 in Renfrew & Cranston Part II.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-11-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
Jerry, I dont know anything about Cyprus but...

Jerry,

I dont know anything about Cyprus but I do know about Bullion badges and that badge is Brand New but with a Kings Crown?

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-11-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By manchesters
I have a RTR Tank badge which is the same...

I have a RTR Tank badge which is the same construction.

I was told it was made in Italy??

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By manchesters
Keith, The Volunteer Act 1794 created many...

Keith,

The Volunteer Act 1794 created many of these local units along with Local Militia, Supplementary Militia and Armed Associations. Any insignia from this period that I see consists mainly of...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 20-11-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By manchesters
Vincent, That is 100% a QEII Crown and not a...

Vincent,

That is 100% a QEII Crown and not a QVC.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 475
Posted By manchesters
Rod Flood has several rare Suffolks badges on his...

Rod Flood has several rare Suffolks badges on his site if you are flush!

http://www.mindenmilitaria.com/shop.php

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By manchesters
I would say so yes

I would say so yes
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By manchesters
Always buy OSD badges that have blades to be 100%...

Always buy OSD badges that have blades to be 100% sure that its a cap badge as several regiments wore identical collar badges but on loops.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-11-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By manchesters
Complete rip off mate, dont buy it!! regards

Complete rip off mate, dont buy it!!

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-11-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By manchesters
Alan, I would say 15-20. regards

Alan,

I would say 15-20.

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-11-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By manchesters
Hello, If the medal bar is original to the...

Hello,

If the medal bar is original to the blouse, which doesnt show the F&G star as you state, then he didnt participate in any operations in/over France, Belgium, Holland or Germany between...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By manchesters
Well that would be a good explanation I think. ...

Well that would be a good explanation I think.
Thanks Dave

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-11-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By manchesters
Hello, They should not be cut down Helmet...

Hello,

They should not be cut down Helmet Plates but manufactured that way if the are from the UK.

Worn by Military Provost Staff Corps and I believe some other minor Departments in Gilt but...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-11-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By manchesters
I sold one for only 6.50 a couple of months ago....

I sold one for only 6.50 a couple of months ago.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-11-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By manchesters
If you are just starting off, take a look at...

If you are just starting off, take a look at these I am selling.

All guaranteed 100% original badges, including a Suffolk and at prices as cheap as Luke suggests.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-11-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By manchesters
I have some. PM your email address and I will...

I have some.
PM your email address and I will sort photos etc tomorrow.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-11-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By manchesters
Hello, From the central device I would...

Hello,

From the central device I would suggest its a waist belt clasp of an 11th (County) Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Many counties had 11 or more Corps and that designation would be on the strap of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By manchesters
Andy, It looks to all intent and purposes to...

Andy,

It looks to all intent and purposes to be a gilding metal badge with a slider removed, 2 blades fitted and painted with a brown gloss paint.

Not an original OSD badge in my opinion.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By manchesters
There are several variations, but NO left or...

There are several variations, but NO left or right ones so you are OK with those.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 15-11-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
Keith, Great photo. I assume his medals...

Keith,

Great photo.

I assume his medals are copies/replacements, having read that his originals were sadly stolen?

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By manchesters
If you show us the badge you want to buy first it...

If you show us the badge you want to buy first it may save you some returning problems.

regards
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