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Forum: Infantry 09-04-17, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By whizzbang
Definitely a die flaw - does not appear on all...

Definitely a die flaw - does not appear on all badges, nor on the badge approval drawings. Cheers, Ian.
Forum: Infantry 29-01-17, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By whizzbang
Hi - is the badge stamped or cast? The image...

Hi - is the badge stamped or cast? The image makes it look cast - if so, I'd say it's not a good one, Cheers, Ian.
Forum: General Topics. 04-01-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By whizzbang
The 10 CRT is a picture I took of a badge once in...

The 10 CRT is a picture I took of a badge once in my possession. I sold the badge as a novelty a while ago, I believe it was some sort of "homemade" badge. Pretty sure it was Bakelite, hard and...
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By whizzbang
Hi billy, You can see your own ID when...

Hi billy,

You can see your own ID when logged into your eBay account. If you log off eBay and then view the listing you should not be able to see your ID.

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Ian.
Forum: Other Military Topics 21-12-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,283
Posted By whizzbang
Standard procedure when finding a cave with a...

Standard procedure when finding a cave with a human skull in it is to inform the police...

But seriously, if this is real then you should inform the police. They will ensure the right people take...
Forum: General Topics. 21-12-16, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By whizzbang
Lovely shoulder title Roy. Here are s few of my...

Lovely shoulder title Roy. Here are s few of my recent finds that I particularly like. Cheers, Ian.
Forum: Infantry 09-12-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By whizzbang
Lovely bits of mothy mouldy melton mate!

Lovely bits of mothy mouldy melton mate!
Forum: Infantry 28-11-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By whizzbang
Hi Dan, A badge with a similar underlying...

Hi Dan,

A badge with a similar underlying metal just went through eBay, pic attached. This one shows evidence of a gilt coating but is in rough shape. I wonder if yours was professionally "cleaned...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-11-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By whizzbang
Looks good, plus I haven't seen the flat stamped...

Looks good, plus I haven't seen the flat stamped type lugs on a fake yet. Cheers, Ian.
Forum: Army 17-11-16, 01:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By whizzbang
Hi Mike, Could the chrome plated badge be...

Hi Mike,

Could the chrome plated badge be nickel plated? I think chrome plating was only commercialized in the 1920s.

Cheers, Ian.
Forum: General Topics 15-11-16, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By whizzbang
Hi Phil, I saw you find that patch but never...

Hi Phil,

I saw you find that patch but never having met you in person I didn't say hello. I was sitting behind Clive's table editing pages for the CEF badge book. We will have to introduce...
Forum: Infantry 05-10-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By whizzbang
Looks Like a good one Don - send it in (photo to...

Looks Like a good one Don - send it in (photo to Larry, badge to me!). Could well be a solid silver badge, just not Sterling. Cheers, Ian
Forum: Infantry 16-09-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By whizzbang
Beautiful collars, Don! Haven't seen them before,...

Beautiful collars, Don! Haven't seen them before, wonder how common they are?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 08-09-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By whizzbang
Welcome to the forum, Jeff. Know anything about...

Welcome to the forum, Jeff. Know anything about Newfoundland Highlanders badges...? See here: http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55881
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-09-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,647
Posted By whizzbang
I think you are probably right. Haven't been able...

I think you are probably right. Haven't been able to find out much information about their badge, only that it is quite scarce!
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-09-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,647
Posted By whizzbang
Here are some gents wearing the pins on their...

Here are some gents wearing the pins on their balaclavas.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-09-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,647
Posted By whizzbang
I think this is the oval badge you can see on the...

I think this is the oval badge you can see on the balaclavas
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 07-09-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,647
Posted By whizzbang
Monster Caribou Badge

Here is a pic of the monster size badge, if anyone can shed any light on this I would be most interested!
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-09-16, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,647
Posted By whizzbang
A scarcity of collar badges!

The link below has a great collection of Newfoundland Regiment photos. Scrolling through them, you can see examples of full size collars facing the same way, half size collars and some interesting...
Forum: General Topics 11-11-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By whizzbang
Fantastic badges Lovat, thanks for sharing. Many...

Fantastic badges Lovat, thanks for sharing. Many a CEF collector will be drooling over these, me included! Cheers, Ian.
Forum: Infantry 31-10-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By whizzbang
Unfortunately Cross doesn't note whether there...

Unfortunately Cross doesn't note whether there was any gilt detail on the silver plated badge they catalogued.

Regarding mine, now of course I will have to attempt to measure the badge volume but...
Forum: Infantry 31-10-15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By whizzbang
Agree Phil, but I'm not sure who's saying a...

Agree Phil, but I'm not sure who's saying a silver 128th is a great mystery?
Forum: Infantry 31-10-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By whizzbang
Yes - but Cross it is not a comprehensive...

Yes - but Cross it is not a comprehensive reference by any means.
Forum: Infantry 31-10-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By whizzbang
Fortunately, badgeman2005's silver badges look...

Fortunately, badgeman2005's silver badges look like crap and are stamped "Silver".
Forum: Infantry 31-10-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By whizzbang
So, being a simple engineer I had to look up the...

So, being a simple engineer I had to look up the word faleristics. Great word! I'd start telling people I was a "falerist" to describe my hobby but they might get the wrong idea!
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