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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Luke H
A very worthy question JT and it’s always good to...

A very worthy question JT and it’s always good to challenge assumptions if they are indeed just that.

Perhaps some inference can be drawn from Lambourne’s here. So far as I can tell prior to WW1...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Luke H
Like button. Avoid abbreviations, it’s a...

Like button.

Avoid abbreviations, it’s a thread killer and can consign one to the abyss.

Also where multiple terms for something exist try referring to it by more than one term to improve the...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Luke H
Imperator, Alas can honestly say I’ve never...

Imperator,

Alas can honestly say I’ve never seen or even heard of a such a Bodill & Parker mark with the name fully written out.

If you had such a marked badge I’d very much like to see it.
...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Luke H
I agree with JT. Many of the fakes shown on...

I agree with JT.

Many of the fakes shown on here with enquiries as to authenticity are nothing new and already have umpteen threads, often several with tells or pointers.

If the question posed...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,230
Posted By Luke H
Nozzer!!!! Welcome back. Andy beat me...

Nozzer!!!! Welcome back.



Andy beat me to it but knew I’d seen a BM version of that type.

I love the 1980s perm on Britannia.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-05-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Luke H
I agree with Alan, the SLI isn’t good but the RIR...

I agree with Alan, the SLI isn’t good but the RIR is fine.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-05-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,230
Posted By Luke H
I believe it was manufactured to be a BM badge,...

I believe it was manufactured to be a BM badge, however, it is clearly missing it’s overlay for whatever reason.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-05-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,230
Posted By Luke H
Can never remember which is the rarest, is it 1st...

Can never remember which is the rarest, is it 1st or 3rd V.B.? Definitely see a lot of 2nd’s.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By Luke H
What are you talking about? Genuinely...

What are you talking about?

Genuinely interested as I cannot make heads nor tail of this post or who the paragraphs are directed at.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,230
Posted By Luke H
Elephants and badge collectors never forget! :D ...

Elephants and badge collectors never forget! :D

Oh yes safe and sound in my junk tin somewhere ;)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,230
Posted By Luke H
I also agree, personally my money would be on...

I also agree, personally my money would be on Firmin only because with so many knocking about from that die I’d suspect we may have bumped into one made on a non-WO contract i.e. TF association etc....
Forum: General Topics. 18-05-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Luke H
Getting Round To It…

Last year it struck me that in near 25 years collecting I’d never bought a Catering Corps or ATS badge of any description.

I’ve no idea why it’s taking so long as they’re readily available. Think...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By Luke H
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By Luke H
There are limits. The first badge sans braze...

There are limits.

The first badge sans braze holes is a Marsh catalogue fake. The second in the opening post is genuine but not by Firmin. As Magpie says someone has cocked it up.

Those Firmin...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-05-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By Luke H
I’m not sure whether to laugh or cry reading this...

I’m not sure whether to laugh or cry reading this thread.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By Luke H
Second is a Glengarry badge, again to the RSF.

Second is a Glengarry badge, again to the RSF.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Luke H
Indeed same seller has another motto for sale,...

Indeed same seller has another motto for sale, again heavily stained, nose and brow emeried and this time a bit of filing to the spur bone joints.

Very inventive. I don’t wonder if it’s a cottage...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-05-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Luke H
Seeing the back cleaned like that I believe even...

Seeing the back cleaned like that I believe even more it’s modern and a repro.

As I said at the time the same seller ‘albert.doris’ sold these gems. He/she had no genuine badges for sale. Many...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-05-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Luke H
East Surrey looks very much like Birmingham mint...

East Surrey looks very much like Birmingham mint to me with those pins.

Second badge I initially thought may be Polish from the shape and fixing but it may well be Lithuanian. I’m sure someone on...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Luke H
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Luke H
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 15-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Luke H
The badge referred to I presume… ...

The badge referred to I presume…

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4516

It is not made of copper, rather it is GM but it’s original bronzed finish has been stripped...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Luke H
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry

£17 inc. UK standard P&P.

A rectangular braze hole is present behind coronet. No traces of any other scrolls ever being attached etc.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Luke H
North Stafford 1916 all GM

£17 inc. UK standard P&P
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By Luke H
As David says quite a few variations in slight...

As David says quite a few variations in slight changes of designs, crowns, NCOs, officers, volunteers etc. KK is the place to look, there is a plate in Gaylor’s book too.

But if you wanted to keep...
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