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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,530
Posted By Luke H
Genuine. I have such an example in my collection...

Genuine. I have such an example in my collection purchased some +20 years ago.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Luke H
I think you raise an excellent point. I’m...

I think you raise an excellent point.

I’m sure it would be possible to find a skilled sewer, source natural fibres and produce something very similar with plenty of change from £2.3k.

I think...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Luke H
Nice spot. I think it looks like a KC...

Nice spot.

I think it looks like a KC version? I don’t ever recall seeing a GM KC on loops or bolts etc.

It could of course be WM but there are so many WM broken S.Staffs badges and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Luke H
Surely not from ‘one of the country’s leading...

Surely not from ‘one of the country’s leading dealers’?

You’re not mistaken CB. Very, very obvious tat being sold for £55 and £50 respectively. The Cyclists badge is also a repro.

In fairness...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-06-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Luke H
From the feedback score the winning bidder was...

From the feedback score the winning bidder was davidt2370 which is one of JDR’s accounts.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-06-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Luke H
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42280&highlight=Durham+volunteer
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Luke H
Perhaps or perhaps not, it didn’t sell.

Perhaps or perhaps not, it didn’t sell.
Forum: Off topic 18-06-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Mike. I think the change to the profile...

Thanks Mike. I think the change to the profile looks very respectful and makes that he’s not longer with us apparent to even new members.

Removing the visitor messages I think was a good idea, I’d...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Luke H
Close ups are needed to be sure but I think...

Close ups are needed to be sure but I think there’s 9 or maybe 10 Mr Punch fakes in that first group of Norfolks. The Gresham OTC is fake. As to the second batch, again close ups are needed but the...
Forum: Off topic 17-06-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Luke H
To be clear I wasn’t suggesting that if someone...

To be clear I wasn’t suggesting that if someone had been inactive on here for years we tantamount declare them ‘legally dead’ in respect of the forum and mark their account up as - Rest in Peace etc....
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Luke H
I am sorry Mike. He was a valued and regular...

I am sorry Mike. He was a valued and regular contributor to this forum for many years and will be much missed by many.

Perhaps you may like to make a suggestion in this thread as to how we can...
Forum: Off topic 16-06-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Luke H
All good points. Perhaps a ‘sticky’ thread...

All good points.

Perhaps a ‘sticky’ thread with a roll of honour listing members we know who have passed away.

Then as stated an alteration to the membership status e.g.

‘Member 2008-19 -...
Forum: General Topics. 16-06-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Luke H
I’m very sorry to inform you that he passed away...

I’m very sorry to inform you that he passed away last month.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85289&highlight=Lancer17
Forum: Off topic 16-06-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Luke H
I see as in their year of birth to passing? ...

I see as in their year of birth to passing?

Good suggestion, and I like your point about it adding some timeline. Practically I’m assuming year of birth may not always be know so it might be...
Forum: Off topic 16-06-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Luke H
Absent Friends - Forum Valhalla

This topic has been raised previously but a recent thread has again brought it to the fore.

With a sadly ever increasing number of members who have passed away is there some way we can...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Luke H
I agree and also echo Keith’s thoughts. ...

I agree and also echo Keith’s thoughts.

Whilst the backs of many London related PBPs can vary hugely the very poor quality of the front and lack of definition or detail is what kills these me. As...
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By Luke H
Not wishing to distract from the topic but I do...

Not wishing to distract from the topic but I do know a while ago there was some mention, I think by JT, of some sort of mark of remembrance and possible alteration to avatar/profile for members who...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Luke H
I think there’s a typo in there. Everyone = you. ...

I think there’s a typo in there. Everyone = you.



Perhaps you’d be so kind as to take a leaf out of his book then.

I shall look forward to reading what you write on the Facebook group about...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Luke H
You’re a very generous grandfather to buy C&T...

You’re a very generous grandfather to buy C&T lots for £150 plus fees to pass on just one or two badges as having watched your eBay the last couple weeks every badge from that lot has sold or is...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Luke H
If you are selling you have to state so before...

If you are selling you have to state so before not do a cover all post in another thread.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Luke H
Will this be for sale shortly too? If so forum...

Will this be for sale shortly too? If so forum rules are you should state this from the outset.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Luke H
Your post with date and pattern no. from a...

Your post with date and pattern no. from a related yesteryear thread…
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Luke H
A well known and accepted variant. Sometimes...

A well known and accepted variant. Sometimes referred to a tombstone lugs.

Information here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47522&highlight=tombstone
Forum: General Topics. 15-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Luke H
I would put my mortgage on it being fake I’m...

I would put my mortgage on it being fake I’m afraid.

See posts 6 & 7 here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81809&highlight=Jones+jason
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-06-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Luke H
I regard the badge you show as genuine, they are...

I regard the badge you show as genuine, they are found with both voided and unvoided strings, there is always a void between the harp and crown. My belief is they are of WW1 manufacture.

A Royal...
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