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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-07-23, 01:14 AM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT No worries. I will take a better, less...

Hi JT

No worries. I will take a better, less "artistic", pic for you!
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 29-06-23, 10:48 AM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT You've just got to admire the...

Hi JT

You've just got to admire the Forum...a bit of digging and I found my photo going back to '21.

You'll see that my usual high standards in photography are in evidence but if you'd like, I...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 29-06-23, 10:40 AM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT Have sorted out yet ANOTHER ISB....

Hi JT

Have sorted out yet ANOTHER ISB. Probably not much point in posting a pic of it (unless you want me to) as it looks like the usual Lambourne example but the interesting bit is that the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 29-06-23, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT Here are the photos of the enameled...

Hi JT

Here are the photos of the enameled "mystery" plus a couple of better pics of the "big crown" ISB, with better lighting.

Hope this helps to add to the identification of further examples!
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-06-23, 11:52 PM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT This is what the Forum is all about as...

Hi JT

This is what the Forum is all about as far as I am concerned! Several members have solved small (and not so small) puzzles for me since I "joined up".

More than happy to spend a bit more...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-06-23, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT Yes, those dies have sure done some...

Hi JT

Yes, those dies have sure done some work! Those are die cracks and the original die was probably held together with a fairly large heat shrunk ring...

It would have been a real monster to...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-06-23, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,391
Posted By dumdum
Hi JT Thanks for your reply and ongoing...

Hi JT

Thanks for your reply and ongoing chat.

The enameled badge is definitely bronze and would be the one that mike_vee posted a photo of as I got it from the chap who bought it off eBay! It...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 28-06-23, 12:05 AM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT and others with an interest in these...

Hi JT and others with an interest in these badges,

Here are the examples of the ISBs that I could easily find without an extensive search!

Would like to hear your comments on the bronze(?)...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 27-06-23, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,391
Posted By dumdum
Hi JT, Just scrolled further down and I see...

Hi JT,

Just scrolled further down and I see that you did indeed pick up on the fact that Lambourne's back stamp could vary.

This was part of the "hammer head" that connected with the reverse of...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 27-06-23, 10:34 AM
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT I think I was really trying to say...

Hi JT

I think I was really trying to say that it is possible to ID certain badges from the alignment of the letters or even the spacing of them.

Most impressed with your display of examples...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 26-06-23, 01:10 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By dumdum
Hi JT I'll have a look at mine small...

Hi JT

I'll have a look at mine small "holding" of badges. I can't recall seeing a Firmin mark on any but you never know...

I did know an old Gallipoli man called Arthur Firmin and one of his...
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