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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-21, 03:21 PM
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Posted By magpie
I can't remember the date but the year would ran...

I can't remember the date but the year would ran from mid 1914 to mid 1915 for 1914 hallmarks back then.
Forum: General Topics. 19-09-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By magpie
The red areas are where the zinc has been drawn...

The red areas are where the zinc has been drawn out of the metal leaving a higher percentage of copper.
Forum: General Topics. 16-09-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By magpie
A cold cabinet will draw in warm humid air that...

A cold cabinet will draw in warm humid air that will then condense inside into your cloth and cardboard which is why you're getting verdigris on the back our badges.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-09-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By magpie
Nothing new with these fakes as they've been...

Nothing new with these fakes as they've been around for years.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
MHS
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Posted By magpie
I think they have a great war society, a couple...

I think they have a great war society, a couple of us could have gone to a lecture at Scotland Yard ust a few years back.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
MHS
Views: 283
Posted By magpie
May be metropolitan police military history...

May be metropolitan police military history society.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-08-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By magpie
He also appears to wear slip on shoulder titles.

He also appears to wear slip on shoulder titles.
Forum: Off topic 24-08-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,640
Posted By magpie
As I've said before, you could buy them by the...

As I've said before, you could buy them by the kilo in gallon containers 20years ago, people used to go to a small venue in North London and be out with in 5 minutes after filling a carrier bag with...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By magpie
Is it plastic or horn

Is it plastic or horn
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By magpie
Your link brings you back to this thread.

Your link brings you back to this thread.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-08-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By magpie
Left and right facing used in caps I was led to...

Left and right facing used in caps I was led to believe.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-08-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By magpie
Most likely nickel plated not chrome and agree...

Most likely nickel plated not chrome and agree with Luke it's a plated conversion.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 12-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By magpie
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By magpie
Regiment.

Regiment.
Forum: The Home Front 07-08-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By magpie
I think there's indian regiments that have it...

I think there's indian regiments that have it also.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By magpie
As the brass centre piece obviously hasn't been...

As the brass centre piece obviously hasn't been brazed in properly I'd find another bett example, but it's up to you.
Forum: The Home Front 23-07-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By magpie
Being a committee badge it may be quite hard to...

Being a committee badge it may be quite hard to find, there's plenty of badges out there that I don't see why they are the prices they are be them low or high, everyone and their dog have some badges...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-07-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By magpie
I'm sure someone here knows more, trinidad &...

I'm sure someone here knows more, trinidad & tobago police.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-07-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By magpie
This may be of interest. ...

This may be of interest.
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70039
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By magpie
Are they long lugs?

Are they long lugs?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By magpie
I've got one the same with long lugs that I got...

I've got one the same with long lugs that I got as a cap badge, it's in Churchill as a collar but would expect it to have short lugs so perhaps someone with knowledge on collars may have ideas even...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-07-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By magpie
So the picture that everyone has given you help...

So the picture that everyone has given you help on isn't even the the badge you're asking help on as it clearly has blades not lugs and pin.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By magpie
A light brush with a toothbrush dipped in silver...

A light brush with a toothbrush dipped in silver dip, then rinse and dry after you could put a light lacquer on to keep it nice.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By magpie
Pressed steel company.

Pressed steel company.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-06-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By magpie
It looks to have been a brooch then modified with...

It looks to have been a brooch then modified with the ring at a later date for a watch chain perhaps, it's still nice and I like it.
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