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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Alan O
The First pattern RAC brass RAC in wreath were ...

The First pattern RAC brass RAC in wreath were slidered whilst the mailed fist are mostly found with lugs.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Alan O
I believe that both Firmin and Gaunt dies exist...

I believe that both Firmin and Gaunt dies exist for this badge. The Firmin badges do come with a named slider.

The 2 dies have minor variations in the fine details.

If you search the Forum you...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Alan O
The use of sliders remained the norm for most cap...

The use of sliders remained the norm for most cap badges in WW2 even for units wearing berets.

The majority of regts wore side caps then GS caps.

Whilst the RAC, Para and RTR all wore lugged...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Alan O
Unfortunately these badges were widely restruck...

Unfortunately these badges were widely restruck in the 1970s. Unlike the 26th Hussars where the die used had noticeable flaws compared to the original badges, the 24th lancers badges are nigh on...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-07-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,060
Posted By Alan O
This might be 1919-20 but the only known photo of...

This might be 1919-20 but the only known photo of a 13th Hussars Trooper wearing the Z scroll badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=198085&d=1544644923
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-07-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Alan O
The Tyneside Irish S/T is on hold.

The Tyneside Irish S/T is on hold.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,724
Posted By Alan O
https://www.regimentalbadges.com/en-GB/infantry/14...

https://www.regimentalbadges.com/en-GB/infantry/14th-bn-young-citizens-royal-irish-rifles-ww1-cap-badge/prod_19527#.XTNA77Cmdjo

Another one from Bosleys with the same flaw between the right and...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 20-07-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,107
Posted By Alan O
Yes it is. Where was it found? Pre WW1 and...

Yes it is. Where was it found? Pre WW1 and interwar a lot of OTC summer camps were held at Tidworth Pennings on Salisbury Plain and the surrounding area.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Alan O
A number of London TF and Yeomanry cap badges for...

A number of London TF and Yeomanry cap badges for sale.

Postage will be 2 to the UK and 4 overseas.

Paypal or UK cheque preferred.

8th Bn Post Office Rifles 18
10th County of London...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-07-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Alan O
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1602&pictureid=104723

This is the correct version with the Princesses' coronet.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Alan O
Yes it's original. I don't have dates of...

Yes it's original. I don't have dates of manufacture but they were made in large numbers.

The 1944 plastic version which replaced it had the correct coronet.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 06-07-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By Alan O
The school archivist very kindly provided this...

The school archivist very kindly provided this photo of a school uniform cap which is adorned with the same white metal badge on 2 lugs.

This does rule it out as also being worn by the cadet corps...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-07-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By Alan O
Portsmouth Northern GS CCF cap badge

Portsmouth Northern Grammar School CCF cap badge in chrome with 2 lugs

25.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Alan O
These are all fakes for the same reason.

These are all fakes for the same reason.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Alan O
Excepyt for the Musters the rest are all...

Excepyt for the Musters the rest are all something other than EI as they were either not made in brass as an EI measures (SLI and DCLI) are did not have lugs.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Alan O
No they were not.

No they were not.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-06-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Alan O
The pagri in use c 1920 ...

The pagri in use c 1920

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11073&highlight=pagri&page=7
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 27-06-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Alan O
Indeed. This badge was not worn by the Regular...

Indeed. This badge was not worn by the Regular Bn who wore the Home Counties Brigade badge from 1958 It was worn by the TA and cadets.

As stated it was a reduced size badge worn mostly on berets...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-06-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Alan O
email sent.

email sent.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-06-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Alan O
I think that they were adopted post war but the...

I think that they were adopted post war but the metal ones have been widely faked.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 23-06-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Alan O
HAC White metal grenade cap badge

Are there any pointers for identifying a period HAC White metal grenade cap badge?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-06-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Alan O
I think from the style of slider that it is a...

I think from the style of slider that it is a fake I am afraid.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 17-06-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,391
Posted By Alan O
I have now seen one of these and it is not...

I have now seen one of these and it is not military but a Yeovil school uniform cap badge with eyes for stitching on to a school cap worn pre 1925.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-06-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Alan O
They are the same size.

They are the same size.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Alan O
Neil A Coy was Glosters and B Coy Royal...

Neil

A Coy was Glosters and B Coy Royal Hants. C were the Dorsets and D the Berks.

The CO Martine Lee-Browne's book "1 Wessex A West County TA Battalion" published 2009 states that B Coy being...
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