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Forum: Other Militaria 24-04-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By ubervamp
Cheers Didier! Lots of great info here! ...

Cheers Didier!
Lots of great info here!

Colin
Forum: Other Militaria 21-04-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By ubervamp
Thank you, gentlemen! :) Your help is much...

Thank you, gentlemen! :) Your help is much appreciated!
Bayonets are well outside my normal collecting field, but I'd like to have one in my collection, and based on your comments I'll probably go...
Forum: Other Militaria 21-04-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By ubervamp
1907 Bayonet markings

Hi all

I've been offered a 1907 bayonet at what I think is a very fair price, but I have next to no knowledge of the various markings, and what they represent.
From what I can work out, it was...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-06-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By ubervamp
Hi Billy! Here's a good one. Gifted to me by...

Hi Billy!

Here's a good one. Gifted to me by a kind forum member! :D

Cheers

Colin
Forum: Off topic 23-04-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ubervamp
Or the dyslexic who sold his soul to Santa...

Or the dyslexic who sold his soul to Santa...
Forum: Off topic 10-04-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By ubervamp
Hi all My collecting sphere has narrowed...

Hi all

My collecting sphere has narrowed over the years to the point where I don't purchase many items except ones to fill the odd gap or items that are hard to come by and I really want in my...
Forum: Forum Operation 09-04-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By ubervamp
Same as always on my phone and laptop. Colin

Same as always on my phone and laptop.

Colin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-12-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks I assumed that was the case! I just...

Thanks

I assumed that was the case! I just havent been able to find a good one to compare with.

Cheers

Colin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-12-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By ubervamp
"Scottish Rifles"

Hi

I was offered this badge, but it falls outside of my normal collecting themes, and I can't any info in KK or Gaylor.
From what I can gather from other posts on the forum, this is the badge to...
Forum: Off topic 23-12-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By ubervamp
Greetings from Norway! Wishing all forum...

Greetings from Norway!
Wishing all forum members, new and old, a peaceful and joyous Christmas.
Thanks for all your help and guidance this past year!

Cheers

Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-12-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks! I don't know how it's present...

Thanks!

I don't know how it's present condition came about. Shame, though.

Cheers
Colin
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-12-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By ubervamp
Buffs

Hi

Could someone please tell me what this Buffs badge is, and period?
Sorry for the lousy pic quality!

Thanks

Colin
Forum: Off topic 01-11-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,500
Posted By ubervamp
Looks amazing, Roy! Good luck! Cheers ...

Looks amazing, Roy! Good luck!

Cheers

Colin
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,258
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks for the heads up! Just what I was looking...

Thanks for the heads up! Just what I was looking for :)

Cheers
Colin
Forum: Headdress 17-10-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks, Mark! I'll just have to keep my eyes...

Thanks, Mark!

I'll just have to keep my eyes peeled!

Cheers
Colin
Forum: Headdress 16-10-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks for all of your input! Much...

Thanks for all of your input!
Much appreciated, and it confirms a lot of my initial thoughts.
I know very little about the actual caps worn during WW1, and though I would sorely like a good...
Forum: Headdress 15-10-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks, Leigh Colin

Thanks, Leigh

Colin
Forum: Headdress 15-10-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By ubervamp
Well spotted on the eylelet - I missed that! I...

Well spotted on the eylelet - I missed that!
I know the brass buttons were replaced with leather at some point during the war, but plastic is not a good sign, methinks.
Forum: Headdress 15-10-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By ubervamp
1905 Service Dress Cap

Hi all

I found this cap for sale on eBay, supposedly a 1916 issue, with oilskin marked with name, broad arrow and 1916 (which i can't make out from the pics) but I have a few concerns;
...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 22-06-18, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks JT! James just tipped me off about...

Thanks JT!

James just tipped me off about this book and your reccomendation and I understand it's definitely one to get! I was just looking for something new to read, so perfect timing as well!
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-02-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By ubervamp
A great badge, James! Hope you find out it's...

A great badge, James!
Hope you find out it's "purpose" :)
Personally, I don't think it's sports or politically related as such. Maybe ex-servicemen? Or possibly a fund raising badge?

Cheers
...
Forum: Other Militaria 26-09-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks James - that pretty much nails it! :) ...

Thanks James - that pretty much nails it! :)

Thanks for all the replies, guys!

Cheers

Colin
Forum: Other Militaria 25-09-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By ubervamp
Thanks Paul I didn't know the 1/10 was...

Thanks Paul

I didn't know the 1/10 was introduced as late as 1912!
I'll try a more thorough search of the maker and hopefully something will turn up that will help me to date it. I do agree with...
Forum: Other Militaria 25-09-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By ubervamp
I automatically thought Royal Artillery, but of...

I automatically thought Royal Artillery, but of course, there would have been many uses for a stopwatch, like for instance hosptals.
I've tried googling, but couldn't find one the same. The only...
Forum: Other Militaria 25-09-17, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By ubervamp
WW1 stopwatch?

Hi all

I've been offered this stopwatch, but as I know next to nothing about these, I was hoping maybe someone here could shed some light :)

From what the seller tells me it's in fully working...
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