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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By badger123
Looks like someone got a stencil kit for...

Looks like someone got a stencil kit for Christmas!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By badger123
A Little Bit of Knowledge is a Useful Thing

Its been said a thousand times on this forum that its important to do your homework before buying and this listing proves that point perfectly. I just feel sorry for the 6 or 7 bidders who have fell...
Forum: General Topics. 31-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By badger123
Thanks Michael and Mark, I'll let the owner know....

Thanks Michael and Mark, I'll let the owner know.

I was suspicious of how clean and new it looks but the construction is very good and no doubt with time, these badges will look more convincing. ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-01-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By badger123
Nick, have sent you an email but essentially,...

Nick, have sent you an email but essentially, your badge looks good to me, there's a quite a lot of variation in these officers badges but the quality of the enameling suggests its OK.

Ivan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By badger123
There is one missing. After the 3rd Battalion...

There is one missing. After the 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Volunteers, the Barnsley Company became part of the 4th Battalion Yorkshire Volunteers which then merged with the 3rd Battalion to become the...
Forum: General Topics. 30-01-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By badger123
Not too worried about the letters being level,...

Not too worried about the letters being level, variation in these types of WW1 cloth badges is not unusual.

The construction looks good and yes it looks clean, hence my query.

Cheers
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-01-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By badger123
Barnsley's volunteer soldiers are still there in...

Barnsley's volunteer soldiers are still there in the form of Burma Company 4th Bn The Yorkshire Reg. They are based at Fontenay Barracks in Barnsley (named after the Normandy battle at Fontenay le...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-01-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By badger123
Very interesting buttons Neil, any idea what the...

Very interesting buttons Neil, any idea what the story behind the collection they came from is?

The details of the 4th Admin Bn (what eventually became 2nd VB Y&L) are:

4th Administrative...
Forum: General Topics. 29-01-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By badger123
MGC Cloth Badge

Any thoughts on this cloth MGC badge?

It looks like WW1 construction but looks a little 'clean'.

Many thanks, Ivan
Forum: Off topic 15-01-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By badger123
Dave, am both glad and thankful you are...

Dave, am both glad and thankful you are recovering. In answer to your question: How will I pass on my knowledge?

I had this very same issue when trying to write out a list of which badges were...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-07-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By badger123
Apologies for the poor photographs. These were...

Apologies for the poor photographs. These were taken at the Green Howards museum a few years ago but clearly show the light green backing to the HPC.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-07-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By badger123
The more I think about it, the more I am...

The more I think about it, the more I am convinced this version is a copy. The giveaway is the 3 all brass versions shown in this post one of which has lug fixings. Its unlikely that a genuine...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By badger123
Mark, I believe you are spot on, it is exactly...

Mark, I believe you are spot on, it is exactly the same as the one in my book and here on my website
...
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By badger123
Yes, very intriguing but clearly worn as a cap...

Yes, very intriguing but clearly worn as a cap badge. Its these oddities that make the hobby more interesting.

Ivan
Forum: General Topics. 17-02-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By badger123
Thanks Tinto, its nice to be able to pick up the...

Thanks Tinto, its nice to be able to pick up the more unusual variants.

Ivan
Forum: General Topics. 17-02-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By badger123
A couple of new York and Lancs arrivals

I thought I would share a couple of newly acquired and not very common York and Lancaster badges.

Firstly, a 2nd VB OSD badge. Not in use for very long (1902-1908) and different in that most Y&L...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-12-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By badger123
Thanks for your replies Simon/CB/Keith, I think...

Thanks for your replies Simon/CB/Keith, I think you've managed to narrow it down to the turn of the century.

I'll have a good look at Dress Regs and the regimental journal for the period.

Many...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-12-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By badger123
Full Dress Rank Braid Query

I bought this full dress jacket a while ago as it belonged to a regular York and Lancs officer (named as TW Parkinson) who was the Adjutant of the 5th Battalion York and Lancs before and during WW1....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-12-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By badger123
Its a Forage Cap badge (rather than a pouch...

Its a Forage Cap badge (rather than a pouch badge) to the 3rd West Yorkshire Militia.

See here
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-12-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,581
Posted By badger123
Is that you Peter?

Is that you Peter?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-05-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By badger123
York and Lancs Volunteer Battalion collar badge. ...

York and Lancs Volunteer Battalion collar badge.

Looks like its got a brooch pin on the back?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By badger123
Its a York and Lancaster volunteer battalion pre...

Its a York and Lancaster volunteer battalion pre 1896 collar badge with a brooch pin.

I
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By badger123
Excellent information Keith, very much...

Excellent information Keith, very much appreciated.

I
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By badger123
The dark material is definitely black and not...

The dark material is definitely black and not green.

Much appreciated.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By badger123
Thanks Keith, fantastic information. Whether it...

Thanks Keith, fantastic information. Whether it has been used or not I couldn't say.

I know absolutely nothing about these type of badges so if not general practice for these to be worn on a...
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