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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By manchesters
nothing for me, prices very strong

nothing for me, prices very strong
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By manchesters
Certainly from the front its a Volunteer...

Certainly from the front its a Volunteer Artillery forage cap badge, but as it was discontinued in 1902 it shouldnt have a slider and I have only seen them with loops, so I am puzzled

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By manchesters
Thanks for the replies gents. The lack of...

Thanks for the replies gents.

The lack of crown puzzled me and wondered if it was possibly a shipping line?

regards
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By manchesters
Malcolm & Tim, Thanks for the above mention...

Malcolm & Tim,

Thanks for the above mention and I can only add by saying that Atherton is part of the Wigan area and Wigan had its own cap badge in the early days, of the style used by several...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By manchesters
Unknown Naval Waist Belt Clasp

Hello,

Anyone ID this please. It will be for sale as I dont collect naval items.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By manchesters
Phil, Thanks for the heads up. A search...

Phil,

Thanks for the heads up.

A search of the internet indeed shows the Aluminium one as a Kriegsmarine Administrative Officials WBC with typical German one piece construction with the clip at...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By manchesters
Its what he says it is. A sweetheart badge. ...

Its what he says it is.

A sweetheart badge.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By manchesters
Two Naval Waist Belt Clasps

Just wondering if anyone can ID these 2 please.

Note the absence of Crowns.

The silvery one is a lightweight alloy.

Not my thing so will be for sale.

thanks
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-10-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By manchesters
Arran, We are not against you personally. ...

Arran,

We are not against you personally.

The more experienced collectors on here have many years experience in buying (and some selling) British military badges and are very aware what run of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-10-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By manchesters
see here ...

see here

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69205&highlight=tank+mask

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By manchesters
Your badges are on ebay as well arent they? ...

Your badges are on ebay as well arent they?

Not very good form by advertising on here as well
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By manchesters
In fact most of the badges you have advertised on...

In fact most of the badges you have advertised on here are also on ebay.

I see your ebay name reflects that you are a militaria dealer?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-10-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By manchesters
Your prices are way to high. If you want to...

Your prices are way to high.

If you want to sell all these forthcoming badges you need to re think the prices.

You are in excess of most dealers websites who do it to earn a living.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By manchesters
Give it a clean, I think you will find its...

Give it a clean, I think you will find its Gilding Metal.

regards
Forum: Headdress 12-10-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By manchesters
The fake ones have blurred detail at the rear and...

The fake ones have blurred detail at the rear and are not crisp as a real one is. They also have ground off highlights at the rear edges. The one Luke shows is yet another type and ALL will soon be...
Forum: Headdress 12-10-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By manchesters
Joann, The badge is an original other...

Joann,

The badge is an original other ranksManchester Pals cap badge from what I can see of the front (although a recently sold identical one from the front was in fact a cast copy-the first I...
Forum: General Topics. 12-10-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By manchesters
You misunderstand. That badge is an NCO's arm...

You misunderstand. That badge is an NCO's arm badge worn in the 9th Lancers.
It has nothing to do with being a saddler etc. He would also have worn the saddlers badge to show he was a saddler.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-10-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By manchesters
CB, It is a hard badge to find. In my...

CB,

It is a hard badge to find.
In my collection the only one I have on scarlet is silver bullion.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-10-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By manchesters
CB, Certainly worn upto the rank of Sergeant...

CB,

Certainly worn upto the rank of Sergeant in the Royal Artillery.

If you look at Grumpys Proficiency Badge book page 11 you will see the badge worn by a Sergeant.

He further states the...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-10-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By manchesters
One of Badgemans 'SILVER' stamped fakes,...

One of Badgemans 'SILVER' stamped fakes, available for most regiments.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By manchesters
Its a fake. Typical of the numerous worn...

Its a fake.

Typical of the numerous worn die, flat faced rubbish available on ebay every week.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By manchesters
Superb Mike, very interesting info re those type...

Superb Mike, very interesting info re those type of loops that I always thought were WW2 but clearly not.

The Nemo v Memo is also a great tip to watch out for.

Your photography is as ever...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-10-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By manchesters
The first is a generic Mounted Officers piece of...

The first is a generic Mounted Officers piece of Horse Furniture, either a bit boss or more likely of a Martingale leather chest ornamentation.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By manchesters
Thats a good site. Cheers

Thats a good site.

Cheers
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By manchesters
City of London Special Constabulary I think. 'A'...

City of London Special Constabulary I think. 'A' Div?

regards
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