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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Frank Kelley
We are you buying these from, I wonder, if sold...

We are you buying these from, I wonder, if sold as original, I would seek a refund if I were you.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is most important to actually attend...

I think it is most important to actually attend the viewing session at the saleroom concerned before actually buying any lot these days, if this is simply not possible, obtain a condition report and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Frank Kelley
Quite simply, the materials used are wrong and...

Quite simply, the materials used are wrong and the die it was made from is also wrong.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-08-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would be interested to know if the hook/catch...

I would be interested to know if the hook/catch has been fashioned from it's original lug.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Frank Kelley
Get a refund!:eek:

Get a refund!:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would be very cautious with that particular...

I would be very cautious with that particular saleroom regarding anything other than medals.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is very interesting, I don't think that I...

That is very interesting, I don't think that I have ever come across a single example of such a badge, that I could regard as a regimental conversion.
Notwithstanding, the notation suggests they...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Frank Kelley
The catch/hook actually appears to be part of the...

The catch/hook actually appears to be part of the original copper loop from the reverse photograph?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Frank Kelley
Glad that you have not bought that, yes, it is...

Glad that you have not bought that, yes, it is possible to determine from the photographs originality, in this case both the materials and method of manufacture used suggest that it cannot be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-07-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By Frank Kelley
The webbing was the first thing I noticed, it...

The webbing was the first thing I noticed, it looked as though a tin of black gloss paint had been used!:eek:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Frank Kelley
Alex, what a lovely badge that is, nicely...

Alex, what a lovely badge that is, nicely converted and worn as such, I like it very much.
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a super thread that is, bad news certainly...

What a super thread that is, bad news certainly spread rather faster than good, even back in those days
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-07-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice indeed, whilst it is always good to...

Very nice indeed, whilst it is always good to actually see an original badge, I particularly like the identity disk and superb certificate.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-07-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Frank Kelley
A "fortune" is the issue, I have no particular...

A "fortune" is the issue, I have no particular problem with fakes in themselves when sold as just that, but, so many dishonest buggers come along and very deliberately offer their wares at a nowhere...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly not an insignificant sum of money,...

Certainly not an insignificant sum of money, although, the real thing is worth more.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Frank Kelley
Was it really, criminal, what was the asking...

Was it really, criminal, what was the asking price I wonder?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Frank Kelley
Awful, still never mind, plenty of originals to...

Awful, still never mind, plenty of originals to be had, although, they do tend to be quite expensive these days.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-07-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs you show, I would say...

Just from the photographs you show, I would say that it appears to be of recent manufacture and postdates the period the badge was originally worn by the regiment making it completely spurious.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is it that you are unhappy with in the...

What is it that you are unhappy with in the photograph?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By Frank Kelley
You would certainly expect to see the Parachute...

You would certainly expect to see the Parachute badge to have been manufactured like that in 1951.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Frank Kelley
Mike, That is an absolutely superb image of a...

Mike,
That is an absolutely superb image of a very famous and real character, many thanks for the link.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-07-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Frank Kelley
Hardly confusing and certainly not a "riddle"...

Hardly confusing and certainly not a "riddle" merely a fact, unless you are suggesting that something, anything whatsoever, does not become extant at the point it is made?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-07-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 677
Posted By Frank Kelley
Wow, sixty five quid is still not an...

Wow, sixty five quid is still not an insignificant amount, I should start selling!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-07-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 677
Posted By Frank Kelley
Seventy five quid, is that where they are...

Seventy five quid, is that where they are now?:eek:
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-07-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Frank Kelley
Does that include the safety pin?:eek:

Does that include the safety pin?:eek:
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