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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-09-23, 05:27 PM
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Posted By 41st
RWF Variant

I’ve just picked up the badge shown in the centre of the 1st photo. What I’ve not seen before is this pattern of flames on an ORs cap badge.
Photo 1 shows it between an early lugged version on the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-12-15, 09:14 PM
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Posted By 41st
Managed to pick up the OSD bronze "S" version top...

Managed to pick up the OSD bronze "S" version top right to add to my Officers' TF Batt'n examples. Standard versions shown for comparison in the second photo.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-15, 09:23 PM
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Posted By 41st
Toby, This is what I have. Interesting info...

Toby,
This is what I have. Interesting info about the use of Dragons/Griffins. I'll look forward to anything else you can get on this.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-05-15, 06:21 PM
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Posted By 41st
Picked up a nice pre 1st WW photo of a group of...

Picked up a nice pre 1st WW photo of a group of officers to a territorial battalion of the RWF.
What's interesting is that apart from the coloured shoulder cords in evidence a number of the officers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-14, 10:05 PM
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Posted By 41st
Yate Pick Up

This was a nice pick up at Yate today.

A good quality Officers' side cap with the larger bullion badge.

The velvet head band liner would indicate it is an earlier issue but sadly only traces of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-07-14, 09:35 AM
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Posted By 41st
Service Battalions Officers Badges

Thought I'd post this information before I forgot about it and then couldn't remember where I'd seen it.

The following are notes on Officers' badges for certain RWF battalions as worn during the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-06-14, 06:33 AM
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Posted By 41st
Jerry, There are others on here who would be...

Jerry,
There are others on here who would be better placed than me to advise on RWF STs, but I have not yet seen a definitive ID for it.

Then again I haven't looked too hard as, Welsh Reg't...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-14, 09:26 PM
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Posted By 41st
Griff, Blatant fake. Jerry, Do....

Griff,

Blatant fake.

Jerry,

Do. Count yourself lucky. The only half decent badge in that lot was the standard issue post 20 RWF and possibly the re-shanked WG. Amazed someone chucked £69 at...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-14, 06:00 PM
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Posted By 41st
Nothing wrong with the seller btw. I had a great...

Nothing wrong with the seller btw. I had a great item from her.
I don't think she is aware that this is a copy.

Griff,

I don't care much for the WH example shown in the mm section.

Cofion...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-14, 05:44 PM
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Posted By 41st
I do hope that it is no-one on here that has put...

I do hope that it is no-one on here that has put a bid in on this heap of junk;-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321425182618?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

The real ones are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-04-08, 05:44 PM
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Posted By 41st
Toby, Will give the research a go. Having put...

Toby,
Will give the research a go. Having put forward the possibility of it being a fantasy item, come to think of it I've never seen another.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-04-08, 03:23 PM
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Posted By 41st
Smaller Version RWF Badge

Toby,
This is the smaller version badge which I have and referred to earlier in this thread. Shown for comparison against an economy all brass version.
I have no idea what it may have been used for...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-04-08, 09:19 PM
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Posted By 41st
I wouldn't worry about that one, look at my...

I wouldn't worry about that one, look at my second post on this thread.
A good solid cast, and something we need to look into on the grenade style.
Abertawe a Caerdydd, pob lwc penywthnos hwn....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-08, 06:09 PM
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Posted By 41st
O.R's fur cap grenades. 1.Standard gilding...

O.R's fur cap grenades.
1.Standard gilding metal regular battns issue.
2.Reverse of above.
3.White metal V.B issue.
4.Reverse of above.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-08, 06:04 PM
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Posted By 41st
The WW1 Volunteer Training Corps units that...

The WW1 Volunteer Training Corps units that became attached to the RWF.
1.Carnavonshire Volunteer Regt VTC. This is one of the most copied of the Welsh badges, but I would not class them as...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-08, 11:02 AM
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Posted By 41st
The standard all white metal version. Whether...

The standard all white metal version.
Whether this was worn only by the Militia Battn or by all V.B's on service dress, I don't know. Any information would be welcomed.
Cofion,
Kevin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-08, 10:59 AM
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Posted By 41st
More V.B examples. 1.2nd V.B brass. This one...

More V.B examples.
1.2nd V.B brass. This one has been overcovered with laquer at some time in the past and I haven't got around to removing it yet.
2.Reverse of above.
3.A variant of the 3rd V.B...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-04-08, 10:49 AM
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Posted By 41st
My V.B examples. Bantam, Llangranog wedi...

My V.B examples.
Bantam, Llangranog wedi bendigedig. Rdynyn mynd einwaith eto blwyddyn nesa.
1.1st V.B silvered NCO's version.
2.Reverse of above.
3.1st V.B standard white metal.
4.Reverse of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By 41st
Bantam, I don't have a brass version, but I do...

Bantam,
I don't have a brass version, but I do have an intersting variant with two sets of double blades north/south. I will post it together with my other V.Bs.
Rydyn nyn mynd i'r Llangranog nawr...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-08, 09:36 AM
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Posted By 41st
John, My experiences are much the same as yours...

John,
My experiences are much the same as yours I'm afraid when it comes to the OR pre and post 1881 glengarry badges. To the point that I only have one post 1881 glengarry grenade in my collection...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-08, 10:21 AM
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Posted By 41st
Toby, Many thanks for that information, it...

Toby,
Many thanks for that information, it narrows it down and confirms what I thought.
With regards to the large silver and gilt badge I too have seen an oil painting with it on dated pre 1800. It...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By 41st
Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Following on from the last post this is a Victorian Fur Cap of the O.R's pattern, albeit of very good quality, with the same pattern badge as shown in the last post. It is the only badge that has...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,194
Posted By 41st
Royal Welsh Fusiliers

The following patterns are often given as Officers' badges in auction house descriptions, but I believe them to be for senior NCO's. The next post will show why.
1.Regular silver on gilt pattern....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By 41st
Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Officers' fur cap grenades worn circa 1863 onwards.
1.Silver PoW plumes on gilded grenade as worn by Regular Officers.
2.Reverse of the above showing remains of double blade fixing to ball of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-08, 10:25 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By 41st
Regency Period

This one is one of my favorites. As best we can tell it is thought that it is a Regency period fur cap badge. The quality of the piece is superb and is not done justice by the photographs. Just look...
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