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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By KLR
I have only one Bodmill & Parker badge but just...

I have only one Bodmill & Parker badge but just the initials - on a Lpl Pals.
Bd of Trade allowance to make badges 1915, 1916and Jan - Aug 1917
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-05-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By KLR
Yes, that makes sense....

Yes, that makes sense....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By KLR
Toby, I think that Peter Brydon (?) was referring...

Toby, I think that Peter Brydon (?) was referring to the 1939 Lpl Irish officers' cabeen badge. The first ones were in solid silver - with loops. The later products were almost universally with...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-05-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By KLR
What is the rule that 'bronzed' GM and WM cannot...

What is the rule that 'bronzed' GM and WM cannot be OSD's !?
Although the SLR looks like a OR badge.


There is the notion that SNCOs who were commissioned in the field and immediately painted...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By KLR
Thanks Mike but WHAT is the problem........

Thanks Mike but WHAT is the problem........
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-05-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By KLR
I still do not understand the 403 order... All...

I still do not understand the 403 order...
All I wanted to was contribution to this thread....

if you wanted to know what it was - you would have to go to page 84 on Bull Mil Hist Soc, vol 66,...
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By KLR
Even more maths .... until Peter gets his answer...

Even more maths .... until Peter gets his answer !

Mind you, the WO wanted specifically xxx badges




I've just remembered that the Ministry of Supplies has two big ledgers of badges, with...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By KLR
"Frosted" finishing S&G and just silver was...

"Frosted" finishing S&G and just silver was authorised in 1947 - there's something in Edwards somewhere.


Yes, I can spot a J&Co a mile (but ony for KLR) I also like the 'GAUNT LATE JENNENS' stamp
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By KLR
Thanks Tim, I had thought of translating into...

Thanks Tim, I had thought of translating into decimal but yes the 240d (60 odd years I would count my pocket money in pennies!)


more maths........


Yes, I've gone through the PPCN etc too
Forum: General Topics. 19-05-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By KLR
In 1916 the WO needed badges - there were two...

In 1916 the WO needed badges - there were two companies (at least) - tenders for YES about 2 million badges! Bent & Parker tendered for 12,000 Hampshire Rgt badges in GM, they put the cost would be...
Forum: Headdress 18-05-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By KLR
I've been trying to contact Hobsons for a while -...

I've been trying to contact Hobsons for a while - I'd be very keen to look their archives (I have a few of their [KLR] badges.
Do they still exist, do they have an address.....
Forum: General Topics. 08-05-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By KLR
Nice collection Alan. Do you have a close up of...

Nice collection Alan. Do you have a close up of the 1896 Pattern KLR S&G ? (front and back) in this frame F2286F53 78D6 49C2 8B2B 655BBC850E1F - I think I know the makers.
thanks
Forum: General Topics. 01-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By KLR
Yes, I still want to trace my uncle's medals (1st...

Yes, I still want to trace my uncle's medals (1st & 2nd Wars), for the family ( Lt J.K.Reid, MGC) stolen in a burglary about 30-40 years ago.



How did you find them Alan....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-04-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By KLR
I lived in Jordan in the late 70s - mid 80s, I...

I lived in Jordan in the late 70s - mid 80s, I can nearly remember the speech but not the script.
However, the badge was worn by but the inscriptions; "shurta" is police and "Jaesh" is army - I'll...
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By KLR
OK thanks, I'll add the Walking Out regs in a few...

OK thanks, I'll add the Walking Out regs in a few days.
Forum: Off topic 29-04-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By KLR
I'm still getting 403 issues - I was just going...

I'm still getting 403 issues - I was just going to add more Walking Out badges.


Maybe I'll try again after a few days.


thanks again
Forum: General Topics. 29-04-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By KLR
Please could you tell me what Forbidden...

Please could you tell me what


Forbidden 403 is ?????



I wanted to paste some text relating to this thread but it didn't work !!!!
Forum: General Topics. 20-04-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By KLR
War Office archives provide whether badges have...

War Office archives provide whether badges have loops or vertical shanks.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-04-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By KLR
The hairpin slider was adopted for the Loyals in...

The hairpin slider was adopted for the Loyals in 1902!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-04-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,623
Posted By KLR
Thanks, and yes but I would like it in B&W - I...

Thanks, and yes but I would like it in B&W - I knew it would be in AOs of 1917.
I'll just have to search the lot.



There are lots of pieces re TF (etc) I need to look up in Kew !
(Oh well,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-04-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,623
Posted By KLR
Does anyone know which dismounted Yeomanry took...

Does anyone know which dismounted Yeomanry took the relevant infantry badges in ?1917.
I believe there's a list in TNA.
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By KLR
Blackpool Dragoons ?!

Blackpool Dragoons ?!
Forum: General Topics. 05-04-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By KLR
We did thought that it was an iron badge...

We did thought that it was an iron badge...
Forum: General Topics. 05-04-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By KLR
Alan, this is intriguing ! can you expand on...

Alan, this is intriguing ! can you expand on "French contingent" in the 8th King's - as 8th indicated before 1881 !?
Forum: General Topics. 04-04-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By KLR
I think Alan is surely right Tony may well be...

I think Alan is surely right
Tony may well be too

"I don't think for one minute the crowns were removed during the owners military service.
Done at a later date by original owners or relative."...
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