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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Luke H
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Luke H
Nice. Not an OSD in my belief however. Could...

Nice. Not an OSD in my belief however.

Could you confirm the size please Simon?

I have been the happy owner of this badge with a Lambourne’s plaque for a few years now.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Luke H
It’s exactly as Brian says. Your badge is...

It’s exactly as Brian says.

Your badge is from a well known fake die which was poorly rendered by those who produced it. Typified in this badge’s particular his case by the ‘hollow’ jewels.
...
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Luke H
Julian’s sterling research has shown that the WO...

Julian’s sterling research has shown that the WO ordered 10,000 Leinster Regt all GM badges in 1916.

My money is on the order then being subcontracted out accounting for the various manufacturers...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Luke H
It is a fake sadly. Genuine examples can be...

It is a fake sadly.

Genuine examples can be found on both loops and with a slider.
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Luke H
RSM, You’ve summed up very nicely the...

RSM,

You’ve summed up very nicely the physical evidence we have of genuine items dovetailed with the records we know.

Dating the marks is an excellent question and one I’ve pondered with Julian...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
I don’t understand what Paul is driving at. ...

I don’t understand what Paul is driving at.

Firstly he asserted Lambourne weren’t a WW1 manufacturer as they were not in his research findings. That would logically make any GM economy badge by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-01-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Luke H
As I said they’re now part of AMMO. From the...

As I said they’re now part of AMMO.

From the horses mouth...

https://www.ammoandco.co.uk/pages/service-to-service-about-ammo-co-marching-division

Quote

’’The company remained in the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Luke H
A classic example. Lovely badge. Genuine.

A classic example. Lovely badge. Genuine.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Luke H
The company name did not change until 1962. ...

The company name did not change until 1962.

They are now part of Ammo & Co and state this on their website.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Luke H
1st V.B. is fake I’m afraid.

1st V.B. is fake I’m afraid.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Luke H
No one in this thread has said FN is a WW1 maker....

No one in this thread has said FN is a WW1 maker.

No one has said that this Border Badge is from the WW1 period.

I don’t understand how this ‘tries’ to be from WW1 in any way.

As I mentioned...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
I’ve shown you it in black and white from a...

I’ve shown you it in black and white from a period document. That you choose to ignore it and write it off is your choice.

If it’s in the BoT LG as Lambourne & Co., 159, Great Charles Street,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
I’ve shown you an extract from the Board of Trade...

I’ve shown you an extract from the Board of Trade Labour Gazette 1914-19, a primary source, with their name listed as Lambourne & Co and address in B’ham.

When the photos were up I looked through...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Luke H
I think you’re on the wind up now. Clearly...

I think you’re on the wind up now.

Clearly I’ve said it has been ‘restruck from the original die’.

If you’re obtuse enough to think you have every record pertaining to badge manufacture since...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-01-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,143
Posted By Luke H
Very impressive display Chris. Well done. Do...

Very impressive display Chris. Well done.

Do you have one of these?

Was very pleased to land it recently, you quite often see Smith & Wright made examples but very few are actually marked.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
I wouldn’t necessarily trust Parliament or...

I wouldn’t necessarily trust Parliament or government’s records finding ability. Ticker had the gazettes, a primary source, at hand when he completed his work.

Access requests to any public body...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
Lambourne’s / Lambourne & Co

They used both names.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
Suttle was an outfitter as I understand rather...

Suttle was an outfitter as I understand rather than a manufacturer. Therefore they may not have acquired many or had them all marked. However many you’ve seen in your area is still 100% more than me...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
F.E. Woodward did have wartime contracts. Ticker...

F.E. Woodward did have wartime contracts. Ticker Riley’s excellent research of Board of Trade Labour Gazettes 1914-19 shows them as being awarded ‘metal badge’ contracts in October & December 1915,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-01-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Luke H
Discussed here:...

Discussed here: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50360&highlight=Welsh+scroll
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-01-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Luke H
Liverpool Pals

The first badge you show is the type discussed here...
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80153&highlight=Liverpool not one I’d want in my collection.

Second is cast copy...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
Just to be clear the above isn’t in relation to...

Just to be clear the above isn’t in relation to the Grove marks in this thread - which are all fake!

Also ironically Grove marked sliders are I believe of post WW2 manufacture.

Re GGA’s point I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By Luke H
Rob I’ve seen you state this on several occasions...

Rob I’ve seen you state this on several occasions now. Forgive me but you seem to be suggesting all pre-1950s non-Gaunt makers marks are fake or spurious? Because they’re not.

Statements like that...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,291
Posted By Luke H
I would just say as a cautionary note to members...

I would just say as a cautionary note to members reading this thread there are, for many regiments and badges, often more fake or reproduction dies than just the Marsh type alone.

A badge not...
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