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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Steve, but not in my area of collecting. I...

Thanks Steve, but not in my area of collecting. I was just commenting re the dealer.

Terry
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By Home Guard
I had the same problem a few years back so just...

I had the same problem a few years back so just set up a no fee bank account with the minimum dollar amount which is used just for PayPal when needed.

Not ideal, but we all know PayPal is...
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Home Guard
From looking at his other offerings, he seems to...

From looking at his other offerings, he seems to be more of a toy/die cast seller and probably knows more about them than insignia and pins. Just a guess though???

Bottom line, I am sure if I were...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Home Guard
I don't know if it's just me, but when I see a...

I don't know if it's just me, but when I see a seller on eBay listing a fake item I'll look at his other offerings looking for those fakes that I know. If I see the original fake and I concerned...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Home Guard
In the HG second phase, 1950's as indicated with...

In the HG second phase, 1950's as indicated with the threat from Russia it was felt reinstating the HG was a good idea. Unfortunately, it did not get the participation as was seen in WW2.

There...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-07-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you all very much. You have given me the...

Thank you all very much. You have given me the answer I needed. Based your replies and the scope of the number of units and the long time period of my collection, I think it is best just forget...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,266
Posted By Home Guard
If this helps, I can mail a small padded envelope...

If this helps, I can mail a small padded envelope from the US to the UK or Australia for $13.25, and a slightly larger size padded envelope for $16.75. Both include tracking. I think it may be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-07-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Home Guard
Proper Cap Badge for 7th Armored, The Desert Rats

Although I don't usually collect combat units anymore, I have always had a soft spot for the 7th Armored - The Desert Rats, so when I see their patch at a fair price I'll get it. I have enough now to...
Forum: General Topics. 20-07-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Home Guard
My Latest batches!

It's always a glorious day when I get a batch shipment from my forum friend, but then to also get a shipment from a well respected dealer makes for double glorious! Words fail me to express my very...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Home Guard
Definitely a fake - so who ever bought it should...

Definitely a fake - so who ever bought it should immediately send it to me, to save him the embarrassment of having such a fake in his collection!!!:)

Seriously, a super patch, and hate that the...
Forum: General Topics. 14-07-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, it is a US Corps of engineers collar dog...

Yes, it is a US Corps of engineers collar dog (badge). for an enlisted rank.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By Home Guard
I found it interesting that he describes it as a...

I found it interesting that he describes it as a "white metal" RA badge. Maybe it's just my PC but it sure doesn't look like white metal to me.

Terry
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-07-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, Thank you for the info re the black...

Gentlemen, Thank you for the info re the black back titles. Very helpful,

Terry
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-07-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By Home Guard
Paul, curious to know what time period? Is that...

Paul, curious to know what time period? Is that type of black backing commonly used at the time of this title?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-07-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Michael. Hope you are right, and don't...

Thanks Michael. Hope you are right, and don't mean to be a downer on this. Had a friend there send me a patch in a letter envelope and it got returned to him with information saying only a letter...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-07-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Home Guard
Maybe a little off topic, but has Australian...

Maybe a little off topic, but has Australian postage stopped charging the $25 minimum? if so, I have some bits on my list that are in Australia.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-07-21, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Home Guard
Tom, not my area of collecting, but have you...

Tom, not my area of collecting, but have you looked at this album? It is an excellent collection of Military Police badges.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4091

And...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Home Guard
Interesting pin closure shown on the other...

Interesting pin closure shown on the other thread, not the style I am used to seeing on war time British pins. Possibly some kind of post war pin then?

Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 275
Posted By Home Guard
There is also the possibility that there is some...

There is also the possibility that there is some lead content in there, which also darkens over time.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 06-07-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Home Guard
I only have one QA beret in my collection and it...

I only have one QA beret in my collection and it came with the backing and a bouillon QC cap badge sewn on, so I believe it is an officers.

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 04-07-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Home Guard
Gentlemen, My very sincere thanks. Had not...

Gentlemen, My very sincere thanks. Had not thought about the looped end just being placed in the pocket and kept trying to figure what it was for. Now I get it!

Tim, also many thanks for the...
Forum: General Topics. 04-07-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Home Guard
A Question About Lanyards

I am wondering how the lanyard that had a loop on each end was worn, as opposed to the type that have a loop on one end and a clip on the other? Did one end go through one of the loops and the other...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-07-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Home Guard
To me that is a lovely worn patch. Sorry it's not...

To me that is a lovely worn patch. Sorry it's not in my collecting area or I'd grab it for sure!

Terry
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 02-07-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Home Guard
Congratulations on some nice pieces!!! Terry

Congratulations on some nice pieces!!!

Terry
Forum: Other Militaria 02-07-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Home Guard
Always a great feeling when one you're seeking is...

Always a great feeling when one you're seeking is obtained! Great find!!!

Terry
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