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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Hello Keith, I bid on the Y & L VB badges but,...

Hello Keith, I bid on the Y & L VB badges but, fortunately, did not win. I had not noticed the damaged coronet - front, extreme left. Phew ! Lucky me !!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
SAS

SAS
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Reproduction Volunteer Badges

Gentlemen, Perhaps one should feel a touch pleased with the auction results following the sale, or otherwise, of the VB badges which, in my opinion, were reproduction rubbish. The majority of badges...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Gentlemen, Many thanks. I will keep on looking.

Gentlemen, Many thanks. I will keep on looking.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Royal Berkshire OSD Bronze

Advice please. Did the Royal Berkshire Regiment officers ever wear an OSD bronze cap badge - with blades?
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Diplomat.

Diplomat.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-07-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Quartermaster's Stores?

Quartermaster's Stores?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Depends upon whether or not money is to be made.

Depends upon whether or not money is to be made.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Am I alone in finding "original brass lugs" and...

Am I alone in finding "original brass lugs" and "original copper lugs" confusing?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
I entirely understand and appreciate your...

I entirely understand and appreciate your sentiments. But it is through Forum threads, and comments like yours, which might make a difference. I have informed this particular auction house that I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Hello Peter, Earlier, I had the temerity to ask...

Hello Peter,
Earlier, I had the temerity to ask if the five Manchester VB badges at Lot 720 were genuine, of the period badges. In my humble opinion I would describe them as horrific fakes. The...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Reproduction VB Checklist

The load of absolute rubbish offered for sale by a prominent auction house serves
as a potent reminder of the VB badges currently under reproduction by those wishing to spoil our hobby.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-07-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
With regard to the Y & L badge I would certainly...

With regard to the Y & L badge I would certainly accept it as genuine. WW1?
Forum: Off topic 09-07-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Mike, Buy a scarce badge from your wish list and...

Mike, Buy a scarce badge from your wish list and you will feel much better. Incidentally where have all the good badges gone?
Forum: Off topic 09-07-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Final post on this subject. And the Reverend, Mr...

Final post on this subject. And the Reverend, Mr Integrity, Mr Remain. Mr Beer and Curry Starmer would have been a minister together with his Corbynite masters.
Forum: Off topic 09-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
And Starmer and Rayner in Durham?

And Starmer and Rayner in Durham?
Forum: Off topic 08-07-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Some very good wonderings. May I add - I wonder...

Some very good wonderings. May I add - I wonder why a Labour MP's place in Durham with 17 people including Starmer and Rayner (she of course forgot she was there) with beer and curry was regarded as...
Forum: Off topic 07-07-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Those celebrating are the Kremlin, the BBC,...

Those celebrating are the Kremlin, the BBC, Opposition Parties, Sinn Fein, Ms Krankie (AKA N Sturgeon), Failed and Sacked ministers, Trade Union Officials, EU Officials and Remoaners. Doesn't that...
Forum: General Topics. 06-07-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Lieutenant Colonel Ian Crooke DSO

I read the obituary of this outstanding officer - SAS formerly KOSB - in the Daily Telegraph yesterday. Twice previously Mentioned in Despatches, he was awarded the DSO (and his two sergeant...
Forum: General Topics. 01-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Good evening Peter, I fully take your point and...

Good evening Peter, I fully take your point and agree with you. But I really feel strongly that a seasoned, professional auctioneer would spare buyers almost endless, childish attempts at humour on...
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Bakewell tarts, Fish and Chips - a whole host of...

Bakewell tarts, Fish and Chips - a whole host of inane, childish comments made one wonder if the auctioneer intended to be at a kindergarten rather than at an auction. He then had the temerity to ask...
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Bosley's Auction

Buy the auction lot and not the auctioneer. All well and good but am I alone in finding the auctioneer's comments both inane and childish? Perhaps un-professional would describe him better. This...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-06-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Hello Peter, The white, plastic disc is...

Hello Peter,
The white, plastic disc is interesting. Certainly worn behind the badge at Mons OCS in the late 1950s.
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-06-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Thank you Simon.

Thank you Simon.
Forum: Other Military Topics 06-06-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Volunteer Soldier
Help Please - 15538 Private Eli Bannister 10th Worcesters

I believe Private Bannister may have been KIA during the 1916 Somme offensive (La Boiselle) whilst serving with 10th Battalion of the Worcesters. A direct descendant seeks any further info. Can...
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