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Forum: General Topics. 06-04-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mick, Seems similar here although they...

Hi Mick,

Seems similar here although they have placed a $NZ7 (about 3.50GBP) levy on sending each kilogram of freight to add to the problem - that is you can find a way to post anything:

As a...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 24-03-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Jerry, The 'silver' one would be a rarer...

Hi Jerry,

The 'silver' one would be a rarer nickle slider or other harder material and not aluminium - try bending it.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 23-03-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Yeah Mick, I was thinking of the Amazon or...

Yeah Mick,

I was thinking of the Amazon or Kindle type digital - lets see.

Regards,

chris
Forum: General Topics. 23-03-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Mick, It is an idea I am toying with...

Thanks Mick,

It is an idea I am toying with but a nicely made hardcopy would always be my preference.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 23-03-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Drew, The book is ready for...

Thanks Drew,

The book is ready for publishing (less ISBN No. from National Library of New Zealand and ISBN bar code to the cover) being written in Adobe InDesign which is a publishing software...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-03-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By hagwalther
The one Cam (Chris) is showing here is a quite...

The one Cam (Chris) is showing here is a quite rare good 'un.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 18-03-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Luke, Have dropped them a line. ...

Thanks Luke,

Have dropped them a line.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
All, Thank's for continued support! ...

All,

Thank's for continued support!

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Thanks Wilf, Will send you a PM or email...

Thanks Wilf,

Will send you a PM or email later.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Topics. 16-03-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, Thanks for all the positive feed...

Hi Guys,

Thanks for all the positive feed back.

Luke, the two badges I am looking for are:

1) 'G' Guards Company - authorised and (to be) issued with NSN and pattern No. This should be...
Forum: General Topics. 16-03-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By hagwalther
New Metal: BRITISH ARMY CAP BADGES 1990-2020

Hi Guys,

Many of you will know that for the last 4-5 years I have been investigating the current range of British Army cap badges. Over this period of time I have put this information together...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-03-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By hagwalther
Attached in a modern 'New Metal' SASC cap badge...

Attached in a modern 'New Metal' SASC cap badge with poor voiding around the Crown possibly carried out on a Friday morning after a night on the grog...

And no, this badge is not a fake/repro.
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-03-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By hagwalther
Voiding is not part of the die and is not carried...

Voiding is not part of the die and is not carried out by the cold die forging process as/was used in A/A cap badges. Voiding is carried out by individual tools specifically made for each voided...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-03-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Guys, One of the standard sealed patterns...

Hi Guys,

One of the standard sealed patterns for the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards is dated 14th April 1959 and marked J.R.GAUNT LONDON.

The badge is solid between the two eagles necks and...
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,070
Posted By hagwalther
Went down town for the weekly shop and tiki-tour...

Went down town for the weekly shop and tiki-tour this morning and there was no shortage of bum fodder here my bit of En Zed.

They were even trying to sell it in local builders merchant.

'Can't...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-02-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By hagwalther
Hi rmarsden. I think you will find they are...

Hi rmarsden.

I think you will find they are zink but as you say, die cast by the closed process with associated ejector castings to the rear.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-02-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By hagwalther
Well, thats interesting. Should they not...

Well, thats interesting.

Should they not look more like this one attached. No?

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-02-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By hagwalther
The Jewish regalia was sold off some years ago...

The Jewish regalia was sold off some years ago hence eBay being the source of most modern material. Just because it is in JSP768 does not mean it is available.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-02-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Mike, The modern Jewish Chaplains badge...

Hi Mike,

The modern Jewish Chaplains badge is Army Dress Committee authorised but Army Chaplains Department aquired. i.e. it is held by the Chaplains themselves and is not issued ex-stores. It...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-02-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Colin, When I first started studying A/A...

Hi Colin,

When I first started studying A/A cap badges it very soon became apparent that the Jewish Chaplains cap badge was as rare as the proverbial rocking horse sh..

I eventually managed to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-02-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Tim, All good post 1990 'All Ranks'...

Hi Tim,

All good post 1990 'All Ranks' badges - a few more with sliders that were (at least) at one stage officially designated so are:

Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment
Adjutant General’s...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By hagwalther
Good point. The voids were made from tooling -...

Good point. The voids were made from tooling - individual tool for each void - so there could be commonality here.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By hagwalther
Different badges - look at the contact points of...

Different badges - look at the contact points of the scroll. Four points for Gaunt and two for Firmin.

Regards,

Chris
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Tim, Taking this further - the only...

Hi Tim,

Taking this further - the only packaging I have seen for modern LB&B badges is tissue paper held in place by a piece of sellotape - I believe the badges came loose in boxes of 50. I think...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By hagwalther
Hi Tim, Yes, that's a good one - missed your...

Hi Tim,

Yes, that's a good one - missed your post earlier.

Chris
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