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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By magpie
I was told the same years back, most badges would...

I was told the same years back, most badges would probably be off the shelf as you could say with a standard fitting for the type of badge and the option an ordered purchase.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By magpie
It may also be down to the economics from years...

It may also be down to the economics from years past to bronze a worn gilded badge after its served it's purpose, I've got an RE gilded badge that has had both cypher and crown cut and replaced from...
Forum: General Topics 18-09-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By magpie
Auctioneers Sydney, advice needed

Following the death of my brother in law my sister in law has been left with a quantity of Militaria, would there be an auctioneers in or around the Sydney area that can be recommended or perhaps...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-09-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By magpie
It's in one of my albums with the RAOC badge...

It's in one of my albums with the RAOC badge buttons and delivery note.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 12-09-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By magpie
There's also the trial pattern from 1947.

There's also the trial pattern from 1947.
Forum: The Home Front 09-09-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By magpie
I do rember reading somewhere a few years back...

I do rember reading somewhere a few years back that they didn't know which crown the queen would have until quite literally a month before the coronation and her crown had to be altered for her...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-09-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By magpie
And made from the same die set it would seem.

And made from the same die set it would seem.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-08-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By magpie
It's been in the ground so probably a metal...

It's been in the ground so probably a metal Detecting find.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-08-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By magpie
I'm informed that the price is private between...

I'm informed that the price is private between the seller and buyer, so unless someone knows who bought it we'll never know, at the end of the day its up to the buyer to decide how much its worth, ...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-08-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By magpie
3 here on here with members, 1 was on a RE camp...

3 here on here with members, 1 was on a RE camp office wall described as experimental and 1 in a private collection 40 years ago, unless someone knows different.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 18-08-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By magpie
I'd like to know the price aswell.

I'd like to know the price aswell.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By magpie
From the picture as Luke said it looks like a bad...

From the picture as Luke said it looks like a bad repair that's damaged the badge.
Forum: General Topics. 12-08-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By magpie
Under the applied brown colour of bronze items is...

Under the applied brown colour of bronze items is the natural brass coloured metal.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By magpie
Or perhaps this

Or perhaps this
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By magpie
No I haven't, thank you I just took them for what...

No I haven't, thank you I just took them for what they are as3 items from the same source, the book was just that to the person I got them from and didn't realise the connection between the badges,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By magpie
I got two of these a few years ago from a house...

I got two of these a few years ago from a house clearance, the person I got them from said hold on there's a book that came with those if you're interested.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,602
Posted By magpie
One I found years ago covered in verdigris.

One I found years ago covered in verdigris.
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By magpie
According to one of my sons carers it would seem...

According to one of my sons carers it would seem to be someone's name, first name, fathers first name then surname but even she had trouble saying it was old.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By magpie
It's this badge.

It's this badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-07-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By magpie
Should be blackend I believe.

Should be blackend I believe.
Forum: The Home Front 06-07-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By magpie
50 years or more too late for that.

50 years or more too late for that.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-06-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By magpie
Obviously not a converted cap badge, I think a...

Obviously not a converted cap badge, I think a company called agnew used to do full sized and diffent colour for some reason enamelled badges.
Forum: General Topics. 24-06-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By magpie
Don't know if this is any use to you, Captain...

Don't know if this is any use to you, Captain Arthur Henry Laing, I thought I had his mic on one of my old hard disks but couldn't find it, wounded six times.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-06-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,838
Posted By magpie
I picked up a blackend grenadiers badge about 30...

I picked up a blackend grenadiers badge about 30 years ago now, it was a mess and I decided to strip it down and wish I hadn't now for a long time, it had a destinct 10 or 11 layers of paint but in l...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-06-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 864
Posted By magpie
40,000 produced in Coventry and I'm sure these...

40,000 produced in Coventry and I'm sure these are also used in the early takns along with Lewis guns
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