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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Luke H
Sorry I cannot tell you when these we worn until...

Sorry I cannot tell you when these we worn until due to not collecting OTCs. Perhaps Alan or another OTC collector can chip in? Do recall Alan saying it was very small, just 50 members in 1908.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Luke H
Itís a fake.

Itís a fake.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Luke H
Many reasons. That type of fake is very...

Many reasons.

That type of fake is very well known and has numerous tell tale features for example, the laurel spray within the circlet has an overly heavy outline giving the leaves a hollow...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Luke H
The BB top right is genuine, as is the chromed...

The BB top right is genuine, as is the chromed one. Obviously the chromed badge would not have been worn like that in service as evident from the wear under the plating.

The two on the left, top...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-03-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By Luke H
The QVC 4th Hussars is a good fake, I was nearly...

The QVC 4th Hussars is a good fake, I was nearly caught out by one a few years back. You’ll notice the lettering is ever so slightly rounded at the ends, seeding slightly coarse and the loops are...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-03-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Luke H
Your badge is genuine and from the same die as...

Your badge is genuine and from the same die as other examples Iíve seen with the correct Lambourne mark.

If itís too Ďrusticí for you Iíd be happy to take it off your hands as I have a bit of a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-03-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Luke H
The design and the colour purple look a bit...

The design and the colour purple look a bit ecclesiastical to me. Not my thing however so I am probably very wrong.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-03-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Luke H
No worries. The badge is from the same die...

No worries.

The badge is from the same die as Jeremy Tenniswood TF repro discussed here.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=83340&highlight=Essex

There is a slight...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-03-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Luke H
Not a genuine 1916 all GM issue. I was...

Not a genuine 1916 all GM issue.

I was going to post a thread warning people of this one but it disappeared almost immediately. Have a feeling this badge, or one very like it, has done the rounds...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-03-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By Luke H
Do please let me know if you decide to move on...

Do please let me know if you decide to move on one of your two the solid scroll mottos. I forgot to bid on one a few days ago on eBay, ho-hum.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-03-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Luke H
I believe there is a lot of debate about the GviR...

I believe there is a lot of debate about the GviR badges. My inclination is that they are Malta Fortress Royal Engineers from what I have read in other threads and also the number seen. Many examples...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-03-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Luke H
I agree with Keith, an interesting badge. Looks...

I agree with Keith, an interesting badge. Looks very pleasing and rather nice quality. Could it potentially be an NCOs item going by the construction?

Edit: hadn’t seen Alan’s post when I started...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-03-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Luke H
As Prince of Wales I dare say he was affiliated...

As Prince of Wales I dare say he was affiliated to many regiments and could wear uniform with their insignia. Having a separate SD uniform and cap with badges for every Regiment may take up a lot of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Luke H
Yes, very fake. Edit: I’ve added a pic where...

Yes, very fake.

Edit: I’ve added a pic where my genuine example is visible. Sorry I don’t have it to hand to take an individual pic right now but you can see the difference in the crown.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-02-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
No need to see the rear. It’s a fake. OR’s cap...

No need to see the rear. It’s a fake. OR’s cap badge should be voided, yes.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 28-02-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 525
Posted By Luke H
No offence taken in the slightest. I did it about...

No offence taken in the slightest. I did it about a year ago. About 1,300 pics of badges.
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By Luke H
I believe that’s right for a tracked item, costs...

I believe that’s right for a tracked item, costs $25 AUD if I’m not mistaken which is £13.85.
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Luke H
Thanks gents, you were supposed to talk me out of...

Thanks gents, you were supposed to talk me out of it!

Rob - send me a friend request.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-02-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 525
Posted By Luke H
They are in the main quite poor being photocopies...

They are in the main quite poor being photocopies but with the majority of images it is possible to discern enough distinguishing features to identify the die concerned.

The albums are the best...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Luke H
It’s genuine. Had been on North East Medals for a...

It’s genuine. Had been on North East Medals for a while at a very reasonable price, surprised it hadn’t sold before now to be honest. A good buy.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Luke H
Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-02-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Luke H
I cannot access the photo. Is the album...

I cannot access the photo.

Is the album it’s in set to ‘private’? If so you will need to change to ‘public’ for all members to see.

If it’s the GM cap badge then the V.B. scroll of the 1st...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 27-02-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 525
Posted By Luke H
Your Scottish Artillery Volunteers badges are...

Your Scottish Artillery Volunteers badges are what prompted me to post my latest thread since I know they are all in the Martin Marsh catalogue but couldn’t find them.

As Simon states, everything...
Forum: General Topics. 27-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Luke H
Reformatting & MM Numbering - Opinions?

I am toying with the idea of re-jigging my Martin Marsh albums to improve referencing and most importantly their searchability on the forum.

Adopting the KK method of assigning numbers seems...
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