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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 05-08-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By Fatherofthree
Nice one m'boy and a splendidly Happy Birthday. ...

Nice one m'boy and a splendidly Happy Birthday.

Best wishes.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. Ditto all above and have a look...

Greetings.

Ditto all above and have a look at the area at the base of The sphinx.............it is obviously a separate piece attached to the numerals, originals were a one piece item.

Regards....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-08-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Alex. Well lookee here, I knew I...

Greetings Alex.

Well lookee here, I knew I had something similar.

228387 228388

I obtained it a number of years ago and believed from the outset it was intended as a Sweetheart item;...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Fatherofthree
That is until fledgling or uninformed collectors...

That is until fledgling or uninformed collectors see them for sale and not knowing better spend hard earned dosh on them.

Regards.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. Ditto all of the three previous...

Greetings.

Ditto all of the three previous posts.

Complete fantasy pieces.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-07-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Paul. The seller of these 'Old...

Greetings Paul.

The seller of these 'Old School' items is not a militaria dealer as such, he dabbles in many things, but does sell militaria on occasions, but as far as I know, has very little...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Alex. Not sure what you have...

Greetings Alex.

Not sure what you have here.:confused:

From the front it appears to be a proper first pattern ORs badge, however, the rear is most certainly not.

I suspect, but I may well be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-07-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again. The collars appear to be...

Greetings again.

The collars appear to be the correct pattern for early 44th Foot, female Sphinx with a rounded face, mantle over the back etc, but as I stated earlier, they were made of brass.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-07-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Fatherofthree
Middlesex PWB and SA Scroll badges

Greetings all.

Whilst drooling my way through the catalogue for the DNW auction on 20th August, I saw the following:
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-07-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again HK. Glad to be of...

Greetings again HK.

Glad to be of assistance.

I'm interested in the Silver Sphinx collars you have purchased.

As far as I'm aware and with support from Colin Churchill's excellent work, 44th...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-07-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings HK. If I am correct, I believe all...

Greetings HK.

If I am correct, I believe all Officer's badges were private purchase, bought either by the officer himself or perhaps a gift from a proud relative.

Some were hallmarked, others...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-07-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
Luke m'boy. I believe you have found a badge...

Luke m'boy.

I believe you have found a badge that, apart from the footie, is identical to the latest I discussed with you, i.e. blank scroll item with artificially aged back.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
And What The F... is the Middlesex badge shown to...

And What The F... is the Middlesex badge shown to the left of The Footballers.

:eek::eek::eek::D:D:D

Further to Magpie's reply, many years ago I was offered an OSD of The...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-07-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
Keith, Bollocks should be in his description,...

Keith, Bollocks should be in his description, preceded by "Load of"

Hope all is well.

Regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-07-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
:D:D:D......................very true. ...

:D:D:D......................very true.

Greetings young man.

Hope all is ticketyboo.

Regards.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-07-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Fatherofthree
Middlesex Footballers Badge

Greetings.

I sincerely hope neither the winner nor underbidders are members of The Forum.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings David. All good in my opinion. ...

Greetings David.

All good in my opinion.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-07-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. With the exception of the 10th...

Greetings.

With the exception of the 10th London, all appear fine to me.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 11-07-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By Fatherofthree
Clarify if you will please.

Clarify if you will please.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Fatherofthree
Many thanks Luke. Regards. Brian

Many thanks Luke.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Fatherofthree
Maker marked blades on Officers' badges

Several weeks ago there was a post in respect of maker's marks on the blades of Officers' cap badges.

I've searched but failed miserably to find the relevant post.

Having had a look through my...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Fatherofthree
Just goes to show what goodies are lurking on...

Just goes to show what goodies are lurking on ebay and there to be found still.

Enjoy the moment and don't let the boss know how much you paid.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Fatherofthree
Just imagine what he/she/we could have bought...

Just imagine what he/she/we could have bought with that money instead of that heap of crap.

I sincerely hope the buyer discovers it's a wrong 'un and gets a refund.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Gerard. Yes it is mine, :D, it's...

Greetings Gerard.

Yes it is mine, :D, it's also in my Border Regiment Album, which incidentally I will be re doing with clearer pictures over the next few days.

All's well with me, hope the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-06-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By Fatherofthree
Cracking items.......................even though...

Cracking items.......................even though I have minimal knowledge of these items, I do appreciate quality.

Regards.

Brian
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