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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Alan O
A fake.

A fake.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-06-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Alan O
Left post 1926 and the other 2 are pre 1926. The...

Left post 1926 and the other 2 are pre 1926. The third looks stained and is not a TF badge which would have been black,
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,819
Posted By Alan O
It's the right design for the 2VB Devons but the...

It's the right design for the 2VB Devons but the slider is not right for the badge. It should be lugged as they wore side caps and used collars.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-06-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Alan O
It;s in another NY post on the forum. It's from...

It;s in another NY post on the forum. It's from 1960 : see post

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54305&highlight=norfolk+yeomanry&page=3
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-06-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Alan O
I am not convinced that the badge has not been...

I am not convinced that the badge has not been added to the hat after the regt was amalgmated.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-06-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Alan O
EIIR badge in wear by a SNCO: ...

EIIR badge in wear by a SNCO:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=71160&d=1350480888
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 01-06-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Alan O
I think you can say John Gaylor without fear of...

I think you can say John Gaylor without fear of libel.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Alan O
Simon I think you mean the Jumps course. ...

Simon

I think you mean the Jumps course. You don't get a badge for passing P Coy.

Alan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By Alan O
It would be privately bought or he may have...

It would be privately bought or he may have inherited it or perhaps he just liked it.

In a similar vein the KOSB were in Episkopi garrison in 1996 and several officers took advantage of the...
Forum: General Topics. 30-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Alan O
Worn in a/a but reproduced in metal. The Gaiunt...

Worn in a/a but reproduced in metal. The Gaiunt mark is a known fake in that size font.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Alan O
1 , 3 and 5 are ok for the reasons given

1 , 3 and 5 are ok for the reasons given
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-05-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Alan O
The spade lugged badge was introduced between the...

The spade lugged badge was introduced between the wars.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-05-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Alan O
Not Palestine Police but it is similar.

Not Palestine Police but it is similar.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-05-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Alan O
The change was made when FAD (No2) Dress was...

The change was made when FAD (No2) Dress was introduced in and around 2016.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-05-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Alan O
The WW1 Norfolk yeomanry was much bigger. It...

The WW1 Norfolk yeomanry was much bigger. It does not stop people selling the small badge as NY.
This picture shows the large NYeo GV badge, the large GVI and the late WW2 small version alongside...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-05-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Alan O
Most likely it's the same generic badge as worn...

Most likely it's the same generic badge as worn by the Military Provost, Barrack Wardens and so on.

The few references on line suggest that this Cypher and Crown was the badge worn on formation in...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-05-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 467
Posted By Alan O
It's a coronet of Queen Victoria's Imperial type....

It's a coronet of Queen Victoria's Imperial type. Not an entirely unreasonable choice for the 'Queen's' university rather than the King's crown worn by most in 1908.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-05-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Alan O
The beret came first. The badge was changed some...

The beret came first. The badge was changed some months later.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-05-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Alan O
Since 2014 and CGS direction on TRFs and...

Since 2014 and CGS direction on TRFs and Formation signs to be standardised all such regimental variations were removed and these numbered ones are totally false.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-05-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Alan O
Yes plastics have been faked but not to the...

Yes plastics have been faked but not to the extent that they are anything like the originals. Various ones have been cast in plastic resin for the re-enactors to dress up as paratroopers etc.

The...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Alan O
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/402247489026 This...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/402247489026

This suggests the cypher and crown version without the scroll is an alternative to the round one for your display.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-05-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Alan O
Chaps By all means ask for valuations and...

Chaps

By all means ask for valuations and then price them accordingly. If you wish to caveat the asking price with ONO then that's fine: but not the other way around. I am sure if we all act in...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 24-05-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 31,201
Posted By Alan O
K&K 2564 Glasgow High School

The misidentified K&K 2564 Glasgow High School - this is a similar Education badge - an example sold in 2011 as a possible school inspectors/ truants badge,
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Alan O
Thanks for the picture. That is the badge worn...

Thanks for the picture. That is the badge worn by the junior cadets in 1937. I know that some schools had a cadet corps for the younger boys that fed into the Junior Division OTC. This certainly...
Forum: General Topics. 24-05-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Alan O
I would have expected Bronze badges on WW2...

I would have expected Bronze badges on WW2 headgear. The silver cap badge would be for a No1 Dress cap so potentially much later than WW2,
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