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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 09:38 AM
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Posted By magpie
Master forger

This came up on my phone a couple of days ago, thought some may like it.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/114849654374
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By magpie
Probably where the case has been cut loosing a...

Probably where the case has been cut loosing a couple of mm, the neck does from the picture look a 30-06 to me anyway.
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By magpie
The cartridge case looks to be a .30-06 from the...

The cartridge case looks to be a .30-06 from the picture.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By magpie
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: General Topics. 13-06-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By magpie
Good museum at the barracks Inverness if you're...

Good museum at the barracks Inverness if you're going that way.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By magpie
Definitely looks like something made from 3 or...

Definitely looks like something made from 3 or more separate items, one way of selling stuff in a junk/scrap box.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 09-06-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By magpie
I like that Billy, a good find. Anyone got any...

I like that Billy, a good find.
Anyone got any more like that, I've got this RAMC with stretchers.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By magpie
It's always nice to see the whole picture when...

It's always nice to see the whole picture when asking for information, not just small cropped parts.
Forum: Other Militaria 07-06-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By magpie
A good screwdriver and screws that haven't been...

A good screwdriver and screws that haven't been reused 10 tines would have been better ;)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By magpie
If you plan on using the Forum membership to...

If you plan on using the Forum membership to identify, date, or collect information to enhance the desirability of an item that you intend to sell, then please say so in your first post on the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-06-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By magpie
Looks a standard slider, the correct/usual slider...

Looks a standard slider, the correct/usual slider would be appear pointed at the bend.
Forum: General Topics. 28-05-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By magpie
An old friend of mine said on his first day they...

An old friend of mine said on his first day they all had to go and buy 6 boxes of both red and black safty matches for the sand paper as they had to polish down their brand new issued badges for...
Forum: Off topic 22-05-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,347
Posted By magpie
Jeremy Paxman, more like Jeremy Kyle...

Jeremy Paxman, more like Jeremy Kyle https://youtu.be/4da2ZlR5-1c, tiI could just see the bouncers holding them back when the rest of the family come out from behind the screen ;)
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-05-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By magpie
worn also by this us major.

worn also by this us major.
Forum: General Topics. 17-05-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By magpie
There is a post from Stephen Risby he found at...

There is a post from Stephen Risby he found at nam/pro/iwm I think, giving details of silver/gilt badges to be worn instead of osd around 1947/9.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By magpie
Funny he doesn't show a full on frontal so you...

Funny he doesn't show a full on frontal so you could see it's of the tall orb family.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By magpie
I think you'll find yours is the O/R's badge, the...

I think you'll find yours is the O/R's badge, the one in the blog officer's in a slightly different style.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-04-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By magpie
So you could put a couple of stitches in to the...

So you could put a couple of stitches in to the hat and stop loosing the badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-04-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By magpie
The back is more probably horn.

The back is more probably horn.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By magpie
Originally lugged n/s but has a pin fitted, was...

Originally lugged n/s but has a pin fitted, was nearly totally black and looked a mess when I got it
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-04-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By magpie
I've also got a coldstream capstar but it's seems...

I've also got a coldstream capstar but it's seems to be made from silver not white metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By magpie
It's a cast copy, junk

It's a cast copy, junk
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-04-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By magpie
You used to be able to buy fake badges by the...

You used to be able to buy fake badges by the gallon/half gallon ice cream tub with one price for the cavalry and anther cheaper price for inf/Corps and you paid by the lb taking your purchases out...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-04-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By magpie
see post 5

see post 5
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-04-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By magpie
Badge 2 just needs ank scratched on it, not worth...

Badge 2 just needs ank scratched on it, not worth the finished word I'm afraid never mind the asking price.
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