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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fatherofthree
And what is even more worrying is that a once...

And what is even more worrying is that a once respected dealer is offering the following piece of junk:

http://www.castlemilitaria.com/shop.php?ps=1#prettyPhoto

Not only is it the most well...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Fatherofthree
Confirmed as suspected. Often seen on sites...

Confirmed as suspected.

Often seen on sites and advertised as Royal Devon Militia or Royal Devon Military, but in all probability it is a fantasy piece.

I've just had a quick search and there...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 25-04-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Fatherofthree
Fred, great stuff. Many thanks for sharing;...

Fred, great stuff.

Many thanks for sharing; I'm going to have a scour through some pictures and see if I can find those shown in others or be able to identify unknowns from your picture.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-04-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By Fatherofthree
Spot on Hoot. I'm in absolute agreement. ...

Spot on Hoot. I'm in absolute agreement.

Please don't get me going on the current state of woke and suchlike lily livered snowflakes.

As I have said previously, the people who are allegedly...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 19-04-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Fatherofthree
Boar War was when we fought The Pygmies.

Boar War was when we fought The Pygmies.
Forum: General Topics 17-04-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 389
Posted By Fatherofthree
I remember them well Tim, proper Rugby kit,...

I remember them well Tim, proper Rugby kit, playing in the rain on a muddy pitch and as the game progressed, the kit got heavier and heavier.

Good old days.:D

Regards,

Brian
Forum: General Topics 17-04-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 389
Posted By Fatherofthree
I'm probably Whistling in the Wind: Bukta...

I'm probably Whistling in the Wind:

Bukta made sporting goods, how about the whistle being made for referees?

Regards.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Fatherofthree
Simon. As Mike has stated, the The White metal...

Simon.
As Mike has stated, the The White metal example is probably associated with an antecedent unit of The 9th London, thought to be 1st or 6th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers.

I have 2 similar...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Fatherofthree
I concur, a genuine item, albeit slightly worn...

I concur, a genuine item, albeit slightly worn and tired. :)

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Off topic 13-04-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 738
Posted By Fatherofthree
Unfortunately, that is now very typical of this...

Unfortunately, that is now very typical of this country: upset a minority and laws/thoughts/actions/way of life and many other aspects of what this country was and had, are changed in order to pacify...
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Fatherofthree
As far as I'm concerned and I expect that the...

As far as I'm concerned and I expect that the great majority of other members will concur, your offer to post the badges for sale on the site is perfectly acceptable.

As to prices; perhaps if you...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 02-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Fatherofthree
Bought from ebay and now selling it on ebay. ...

Bought from ebay and now selling it on ebay.

If this clown asks for advice in the future, I suggest no assistance is forthcoming and any post ignored completely.
Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 31-03-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Fatherofthree
Did The SWB, at any time, wear Slouch hats? ...

Did The SWB, at any time, wear Slouch hats?

If so, I believe this badge was intended for wear on said headgear.

Reason for believing this, is that The Essex Regiment HPCs with a slider, which...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Fatherofthree
Nice badge. Regards. Brian

Nice badge.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-03-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. I suspect many of the Forum...

Greetings.

I suspect many of the Forum Members will be aware that Int. militaria, subject of this thread, are now offering Helmet Plates and HPCs.

Posted in the hope that those who didn't know...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-03-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Fatherofthree
Here you are Luke: My badge with QVC ...

Here you are Luke:

My badge with QVC

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Articles from Ron Handley's book, The First Londons.

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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-03-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Fatherofthree
Luke, my apologies. I should have said 1st...

Luke, my apologies.

I should have said 1st London, which were as you know badged as Fusiliers, their antecedents being the 19th and then 10th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers onto 1st VB Royal...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-03-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Fatherofthree
If I'm correct, The Royal Fusiliers wore this...

If I'm correct, The Royal Fusiliers wore this badge in blackened brass with a QVC in the mid 1800s.

Just as soon as I find my references and photograph my badge I'll add another post.

Regards....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-03-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Fatherofthree
All's ticketyboo Jim, thanks for asking. ...

All's ticketyboo Jim, thanks for asking.

Hopefully the same for you.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-03-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Fatherofthree
The non-voided example looks good to me, probably...

The non-voided example looks good to me, probably struck from the die before known and accepted flaws became apparent.

However, I am not convinced because of the slider, but it is conceivable that...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-03-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Fatherofthree
It reads: Lambourne Birmingham. But still a...

It reads: Lambourne Birmingham.

But still a mystery badge.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-03-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By Fatherofthree
Keith, an easier way to copy the pictures without...

Keith, an easier way to copy the pictures without using Paint etc, hold the cursor over the small picture of the item, left click the mouse and a much larger picture arrives.

Place the cursor over...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-03-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Fatherofthree
Oooooooooooops.:o I'm a silly old Hector, I...

Oooooooooooops.:o

I'm a silly old Hector, I mis-read the thread, I have a 3rd not 13th.

Apologies Rob.

I will email you later.

Regards.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-03-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Fatherofthree
Rob. PM me your email address and I'll send...

Rob.

PM me your email address and I'll send a piccie of the one I have, Westlake 84, if it's what you're after.
Regards.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-03-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 637
Posted By Fatherofthree
Paul, stop blowing your own trumpet.:D:D

Paul, stop blowing your own trumpet.:D:D
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