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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 984
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Trust me it doesnít.

Trust me it doesnít.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Could you post an original one for comparison...

Could you post an original one for comparison please?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 984
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iíve only just come across this thread. This...

Iíve only just come across this thread.

This example of mine came on a belt of Irish badges, all genuine so Iíve no reason to think this isnít either.

No sweat hole or nib on the plume but a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Interesting badge. The officerís badge was a...

Interesting badge. The officerís badge was a unique pattern though and different from the ORís.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Looks good to me. I think it's one of the old...

Looks good to me. I think it's one of the old 4th VB badges with an updated scroll and IMO these are always genuine, this would make sense with the fact it's looped as well.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-02-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I've had one of these for years but it does have...

I've had one of these for years but it does have sweatholes and is a pretty convincing looking badge with age and polish, not that the latter means anything.

The subject of the TA badge fretted...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 956
Posted By Keith Blakeman
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48651&highlight=London+rifle+brigade
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 956
Posted By Keith Blakeman
There was a post on here a few years ago where...

There was a post on here a few years ago where someone was selling a load of mint looped (I think) examples, Iíll have a trawl though to see if I can track it down, quite a few members bought one. ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 956
Posted By Keith Blakeman
12th London 2nd pattern with 'Rangers' scroll is...

12th London 2nd pattern with 'Rangers' scroll is fake, nothing like an original which is probably half as much bigger.

Some nice stuff there though, I'm envious of the London Irish cord boss. The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-02-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It’s cast from an OR’s pattern, possibly theatre...

It’s cast from an OR’s pattern, possibly theatre if they served overseas or a fake.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-02-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By Keith Blakeman
7th OSD is incorrect, itís a cast ORís. The...

7th OSD is incorrect, itís a cast ORís. The officerís pattern has a crown.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-02-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Nice badge. Post -1908 Territorial rather than...

Nice badge. Post -1908 Territorial rather than Volunteer though.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-02-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iíve got three Jennens collars all marked in the...

Iíve got three Jennens collars all marked in the same location but all looped E-W.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-01-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Keith Blakeman
There a MM on it too but I canít make it out.

There a MM on it too but I canít make it out.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Keith Blakeman
A surprising amount tbh. £165.

A surprising amount tbh. £165.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Keith Blakeman
A similar example appeared in the Bosley's Badge...

A similar example appeared in the Bosley's Badge catalogues Issue 46 25th October 2006 Item No.92.

Blackened WM but with screw posts as a Rifle Vols pouch ornament. No Corps No.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Sorry Kevin, All my photos are backed up in...

Sorry Kevin,

All my photos are backed up in Dropbox which I can access through my phone but not the pc I'm working on, I try and do stuff from memory which is not what is was I'm afraid.

Here's...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I've had to edit that post as I was getting...

I've had to edit that post as I was getting confused with the Montgomeryshire badges I got at the same time, I need to scan the ones which match Kevin's and re-post.

The NAM moved a lot of stuff...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I have a pair of facing bronze ones. These came...

I have a pair of facing bronze ones. These came from the Gaunt stuff the NAM was chucking out.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Personally I don't think you'll ever know,...

Personally I don't think you'll ever know, Staffordshire had around 40 RV Corps. Kent collectors suffer the same frustrations.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Iím happier with any TA, economy, etc that has...

Iím happier with any TA, economy, etc that has blunter star points, thatís the first thing I look for.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Keith Blakeman
You’re correct, I’ve titled my Bermondsey collars...

You’re correct, I’ve titled my Bermondsey collars photo wrongly as 13th.

The 13th Wandsworth Battalion wore a unique cap badge also.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Keith Blakeman
The cap badge for all the East Surrey Regiment...

The cap badge for all the East Surrey Regiment battalions with the exception of the 6th was the same as the regulars. 12th (along with the 7th, 8th & 9th) were a WW1 Service Battalion and it's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I was thinking more of the white metal one.

I was thinking more of the white metal one.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I'd say it's probably a busby badge. I have a...

I'd say it's probably a busby badge. I have a couple with and without the crown attached.
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