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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Frank Kelley
Complete with deerstalker?

Complete with deerstalker?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it would be possible to find an example...

I think it would be possible to find an example for less than that despite the quite high prices being so often sought these days.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Frank Kelley
Completely spurious and at 55 and 50...

Completely spurious and at 55 and 50 respectively!:eek:
Moreover, you should expect to pay less for original examples.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Frank Kelley
I have examples like that, both mounted for wear...

I have examples like that, both mounted for wear and as worn by their recipients as well as in old contemporary frames, in this case, for me at least, it would depend upon how old the frame is, the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Frank Kelley
That would certainly be quite some tin, perhaps...

That would certainly be quite some tin, perhaps an indication of the quality of it's contents!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Frank Kelley
Forty five quid, is that really what they are...

Forty five quid, is that really what they are now?:eek:
Forum: General Topics 14-06-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Frank Kelley
Kenya Independent Squadron in post five.

Kenya Independent Squadron in post five.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-06-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Frank Kelley
That does not appear to have any age to it...

That does not appear to have any age to it whatsoever and is a peculiar colour, as well as being very crudely cast.
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Frank Kelley
Good heavens, really, all I see is a forage cap...

Good heavens, really, all I see is a forage cap withdrawn during the same period of time, why exactly, unless for the same reasons?:confused:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
Sadly, not much left for this particular man,...

Sadly, not much left for this particular man, born on the 23rd of April 1887 at Kirkdale, the enemy have him as been captured at Meteren on the 16th of April 1918 and then marched up to Belgium and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would start with the London Gazette and then...

I would start with the London Gazette and then search WO363 and WO364 at Kew for any surviving papers, all available online, let us know how you get on.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is very nice!

That is very nice!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
That would be the 3rd Battalion of the Kings...

That would be the 3rd Battalion of the Kings Liverpool Regiment which is certainly interesting as it was, from memory at least, a reserve battalion in Great Britain, I think the 4th was too, but, it...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Frank Kelley
Clearly a new Pattern Forage Cap, Griff!:D

Clearly a new Pattern Forage Cap, Griff!:D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, I just looked at the badge you referred to,...

No, I just looked at the badge you referred to, it does appear to be made here, I don't think it is unreasonable to describe the Eighth as a famous unit, I do think, from the photographs, that badge...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Frank Kelley
That has always been my understanding, the Scots...

That has always been my understanding, the Scots Guards had their short lived large Edwardian cap badge for wear upon them too.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Frank Kelley
Despite the usage of the word nice, I see nothing...

Despite the usage of the word nice, I see nothing wrong with the description of that particular badge.
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Frank Kelley
Are you saying that members of the four Foot...

Are you saying that members of the four Foot Guard regiments did not wear the Brodrick cap, I thought the Irish Guards were the first to be issued with it?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,797
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would certainly be interested to see the...

I would certainly be interested to see the examples sold by the association, it may well be the same or similar, I suppose I should put my hand in my pocket and order one.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, these were factory made, some plated, I...

No, these were factory made, some plated, I suppose, for the same reason that many GM and WM badges were plated.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'd be very happy with it without a repair, a...

I'd be very happy with it without a repair, a good and very scarce plated example, they have become much harder to find now.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,797
Posted By Frank Kelley
Has anyone got an example of the five quid copy...

Has anyone got an example of the five quid copy shown at the bottom of the image with the other three copies?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs I would think you are...

Just from the photographs I would think you are okay with those, the first appears to have actually been worn.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly money in these things!:D

Certainly money in these things!:D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-06-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice, the 15th is particularly pleasing.

Very nice, the 15th is particularly pleasing.
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