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Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Sonofacqms
TV dramas

I once (foolishly) asked an antique shop in Devon that had been visited by the Antiques Road trip if the deals were real and I was promised they were . . !

As I left the shop several squadrons of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Sonofacqms
The Welch

Jerry, a nice item, with the spelling WELCH it is post Great War, possibly a trial model for WWII plastic badges?

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 589
Posted By Sonofacqms
Sad news, my condolences to his family. Rob

Sad news, my condolences to his family.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By Sonofacqms
3rd Middlesex RGA Volunteers

Luke, opinions vary with badges, this one I added a new slider as the original was missing, it does not have the large orb and die fault on the right side and I was happy with it.

However, I would...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By Sonofacqms
3rd Middlesex RGA Volunteers

My mistake, it was the slider that was missing which I replaced, anyway here are pics of my badge . . !

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By Sonofacqms
3rd Middlesex RGA Volunteers

I have a 3rd Middlesex RGA Volunteers which I had to repair as the loops were missing, as to whether it's an original I am sure people would offer different opinions.

Rob
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-08-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Sonofacqms
ASC badges

Second badge is an officers service dress collar badge.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Sonofacqms
Chaplains badge, opinions sought

I think the last badge shown is an amalgamation of a QC and an old collar badge,
the metals look from your photo to be of differing colours, just an opinion.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 23-07-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Sonofacqms
Nice stuff Jerry, thanks for sharing. Rob

Nice stuff Jerry, thanks for sharing.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 23-07-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cloth badges in pairs

In the past I have broken pairs of shoulder titles up and exchanged one, "COMMANDO SIGNALS" is one that comes to mind which I swapped with the late Brian Arbery who some may remember as a badge...
Forum: General Topics. 22-07-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Collar badges I try to treat the same, space...

Collar badges I try to treat the same, space sometimes becomes a problem!

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 22-07-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cloth badges in pairs

My sentiments entirely . . !

Thanks Terry and Bill

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 21-07-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cloth badge collecting

I am currently sorting out my cloth formation signs and would value members opinions on whether to keep a pair, non matching or whether just to keep one.

I know some are matching pairs which I...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-07-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Sonofacqms
103 Lancashire Artillery Volunteers Pipers kilt pin

What a lovely item to have, thanks for sharing.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cameronians all brass

A better shot of the loops to see whether it has feet or not would help, I have had two of these and they have both had thinner sprays of thistles.

As to whether this is an original I do not know....
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 18-07-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By Sonofacqms
Also collected on the way 51st Highland Div, 52nd...

Also collected on the way 51st Highland Div, 52nd Lowland Div, 78th Div, 8th Army, Northumbrian District 1st pattern, obviously a collector.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Long lost Family

Tonight I watched Long lost Family which featured the finding of nine bodies in a trench in Belgium, all died during the battle of Paschendale and using DNA from relatives seven of the nine were...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Sonofacqms
Final reduction

7th Hussars collar badge, bim, KC £5.50

Price includes UK postage, thanks for looking

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Sonofacqms
Final reductions

Parachute Regiment KC, it has had a loop re-soldered many years ago, £35.00

Australian General Service, slider, excellent condition, £18.00

Machine Gun Corps, has had the crown re-attached at...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Sonofacqms
Final reduction

9th Armoured Div, a nice clean pair, removed from uniform £20.00 for pair or will split, £12.00 each

Home Guard, a printed pair, removed from uniform £10.00
for pair or will split, £6.00 each
...
Forum: General Topics. 15-07-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Sonofacqms
49th West Riding Reconnaissance Regt

A good lot, it is nice to see a "proper" cut in rose and not one stuck on.

Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Sonofacqms
Double badge backing on a DCLI cap badge

Last night I tried to do a bit of catch up on my reading and found the excellent "British Army Headdress 1939 to 1945" by Jon Mills, truly a great piece of work for badge collectors and what was on...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-07-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions

9th Armoured Div, a nice clean pair, removed from uniform £24.00

Home Guard, a printed pair, removed from uniform £11.00

Royal Artillery, printed £5.00


All prices include UK postage,...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-07-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Sonofacqms
badge reductions

Parachute Regiment KC, it has had a loop re-soldered many years ago, £40.00

Australian General Service, slider, excellent condition, £20.00

Machine Gun Corps, has had the crown re-attached at...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-07-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Sonofacqms
badge reduction

7th Hussars collar badge, bim, KC £6.00

Price includes UK postage, thanks for looking

Rob
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