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Forum: Headdress 28-09-20, 09:32 PM
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Posted By KLR
I remember hearing about Suciu, P and...

I remember hearing about

Suciu, P and Bates, S, 2009, Military Sun Helmets of the World

which I haven't got around to read yet! In fact I think if you type in Suciu you'll get loads of FSH...
Forum: General Topics. 28-09-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By KLR
Not exactly a horse (or lamb/sheep) but the 1939...

Not exactly a horse (or lamb/sheep) but the 1939 Pattern Liverpool Irish WM voided had only got two dies as far as I know - and I've looked at loads, one marked by Firmin and one by Gaunt
If they...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 07:06 PM
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Posted By KLR
Oh b****r I contributed more - but I was timed...

Oh b****r I contributed more - but I was timed out and I can't remember but I certainly what Jelly said and the 1919 and the 1928 still going (Bull MHS Nov 2015 p83


I don't have any Woodward...
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By KLR
...special space !?

...special space !?
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 03:43 PM
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Posted By KLR
Though the KLR did not have an "all GM badges" -...

Though the KLR did not have an "all GM badges" - their 5th Bn and 7th Bn had all GM and all WM respectively. just as with Jelly's examples, these KLR TF badges came in one piece or in two pieces....
Forum: General Topics. 27-09-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By KLR
Thanks Peter, Very interesting! The B&P...

Thanks Peter, Very interesting!
The B&P Quotation Book (NAM) lists badges etc from 1903 to 1916. (I counted all the 1903-14 but not, I'm afraid not the QRWS.
However the WO tender of April 1916...
Forum: General Topics. 26-09-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By KLR
The half open / closed eye is a very distinct...

The half open / closed eye is a very distinct aspect of the King's 1926 Pattern.

(There were very much fewer dies for the 1926 King's Patt than the large number of dies for the 1896 King's Patt -...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-09-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By KLR
The Liverpool Scottish one piece badge is WO...

The Liverpool Scottish one piece badge is WO Pattern 9392/1917 and was obsolete in 1937. Some don't lke the flat footed loops but it looks OK to me.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By KLR
I concur with Terry! Look at the crown. ...

I concur with Terry! Look at the crown.

Have you decided whether you want a MGC or a GMGC badge?
good luck
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-09-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By KLR
Firstly, the badge you refer to - is a fake. The...

Firstly, the badge you refer to - is a fake. The MGC badge was in gilding metal (an alloy - but used for thousands of badges) and NEVER made in white metal.

However, your ggfather might have been...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KLR
No ! the first 1939 officer's was indeed cast but...

No ! the first 1939 officer's was indeed cast but by 1964 the most common version was die struck by Gaunt (it only lasted up to 1967 - even with the KC!)


Here are the different versions 1939 -...
Forum: General Topics. 20-09-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 715
Posted By KLR
more fun with die statistics

As you know I have differentiated all the Pattern 4362A/1896 (1896-1926) badges and came up with 16 (for this exercise) different dies. These dies were for the horse and, particularly, the ground as...
Forum: General Topics. 19-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By KLR
(I think I might have been there in the Lpl Mus -...

(I think I might have been there in the Lpl Mus - in the early 70s - I probably met Peter then but not properly until in about 2005 or so and we still chat KLR badges!
First published in 1972 - I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-09-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 478
Posted By KLR
I don't know much about STs - the site link has...

I don't know much about STs - the site link has gone but they were described as crude..


I wonder if that goes for the cap badges with hexagonal loops - the back of the actual badge/s that I've...
Forum: General Topics. 06-09-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By KLR
Neil - Already when ? Badges were issued...

Neil -
Already when ?
Badges were issued almost every year
It's difficult to pick a year to see which badges were issued.
It's easier to go through the patterns of a particular regiment / badge
...
Forum: General Topics. 06-09-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By KLR
There is a wealth of information at TNA (The...

There is a wealth of information at TNA (The National Achives) - here are some of my notes

enjoy


TNA, WO359 page 78 ACD/S. Lancs/437 dated 12/8/1902. Titled “Badges Helmets in India method...
Forum: General Topics. 03-09-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By KLR
I was just about to write that they may have...

I was just about to write that they may have darkened their badges as they did in the near east and Egypt in the 1st WW. Though I've looked through photgraphs (of the KLR) in SA and only saw S&G / BM...
Forum: Headdress 03-09-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By KLR
Anatomical features (floppy hands and feet) on...

Anatomical features (floppy hands and feet) on this particular badge has been deemed a copy.

The unit was issued Anodised Aluminium badges in the 1960s but I understand that they didn't like it...
Forum: General Topics. 30-08-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By KLR
I thought I saw one in an album of Irish badges...

I thought I saw one in an album of Irish badges here somewhere but more compelling is that on 20.10.1904 'the Army Council has app’d for the 5 VB King’s Liverpool Regt;

Badge for Slouch Hat...
Forum: General Topics. 28-08-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By KLR
clearly not.....

clearly not.....
Forum: General Topics. 27-08-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By KLR
5th Vol Bn (Irish) KLR

Is it in my imagination that I have heard of a KC version of this badge with a slider ?????


I'd love to get hold of one - or even a decent photograph of both sides


This is identical but...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-08-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By KLR
It is quite scarce for officer's badges to have...

It is quite scarce for officer's badges to have sliders but they exist.
The "claws" are known as 'blades' and are the usual fixings for OSD badges (I've got a silver officer's cap badge with blades...
Forum: General Topics. 21-08-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By KLR
Sad !

Sad !
Forum: General Topics. 20-08-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By KLR
I have a number of blackened badges - some are...

I have a number of blackened badges - some are quite clearly original blackened, but I have some that really look as though they have been 're blackened' but I'm not going to change them. Moreover I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By KLR
The 'stalked circle' (eg for a cap) loop might...

The 'stalked circle' (eg for a cap) loop might depend what piece of headgear it was intended for.
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