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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By KLR
I'm not of the "IT'S A COPY" gang. The badge is a...

I'm not of the "IT'S A COPY" gang. The badge is a very nice, all the details are right,
the die is correct - I have quite a few from this die (my lists) Die 11 - dates before 1908 but not much later...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By KLR
Peter, I think it is a new contender for the new...

Peter, I think it is a new contender for the new 1926 Pattern.

Horse is clearly from the 1896 Pattern.
The scroll might derives from the Foreign Service (see above!).

Another badge is a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By KLR
Tim, does it have a flaw next to the G - which it...

Tim, does it have a flaw next to the G - which it would be Gaunt.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-08-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By KLR
Very nice !!!

Very nice !!!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By KLR
Here is one of the photographs of the officers of...

Here is one of the photographs of the officers of the LUOTC (1921) - my Gfthr is 2nd from left.
You will note that the cap badges are of the shape of the Gen List badge and 'shiny' .

(only CO -...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-08-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By KLR
I'll send a scan / photograph tomorrow (I have...

I'll send a scan / photograph tomorrow
(I have an album of LUOTC people)



(I remember chatting to Peter and Simon a while ago - thanks to both)


J
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-08-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By KLR
General List

I'm after a Gen List badge for the LUOTC officer c 1919

a photograph shows officers wearing 'shiny' badges

(I had thought it was a OSD / bronze

but no........


thanks
Forum: The Home Front 29-07-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By KLR
I went to B'ham Library about ten years to look...

I went to B'ham Library about ten years to look up Gaunt details: However I was looking for army badges rather than "Bandsmen/Standard Bearers/Security or Parking."
There was archives in Bham Museum...
Forum: General Topics. 26-07-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By KLR
? Bulgarian ... similar to cyrillic

? Bulgarian ... similar to cyrillic
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-07-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,419
Posted By KLR
I haven't been into the Reproduction pags etc for...

I haven't been into the Reproduction pags etc for ages.


HOWEVER


I wandered into our favourite auction site today and found hundreds of "badges" of KLR badges;
Mostly BM Pattern 1896/4362...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-07-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By KLR
Yes, your GM Camb Rgt was numbered as WO8856/1916...

Yes, your GM Camb Rgt was numbered as WO8856/1916 in April 25th May 1916 (GM).
The BM version was was also 25/5/16 (WO bureacracy!!!!! - easier to go to TNA and look it up.........)
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-07-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By KLR
you could look at my 'All GM' badges in my albums...

you could look at my 'All GM' badges in my albums

Or you could look up the details in the Bulletin of the Military History Society 2015
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-07-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By KLR
I beg your pardon; The top left badge is made...

I beg your pardon;
The top left badge is made by Firmin.
The top right badge is what I have numbered [Die 13] (not certain of the maker but similar to Firmin - cf basal ridge)

The lower badge...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By KLR
Four badges are cap badges for the 'King's...

Four badges are cap badges for the 'King's Regiment'


The top left badge is made by Firmin.
The top right badge is what I have numbered Die 13 (not certain of the maker but similar to Firmin -...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-07-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By KLR
yes - I'm interested........

yes - I'm interested........
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-07-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By KLR
Many years ago my parents lived next to JQHughes...

Many years ago my parents lived next to JQHughes - double MC SAS in Italy).
Forum: General Topics. 10-07-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By KLR
Lt Col Shute - CO 5th KLR - ordered privately...

Lt Col Shute - CO 5th KLR - ordered privately silver badges for officers of the 5th.

The V type was worn in 1916 - 1918.
A later version had a 5 instead of the V. This one was worn in 1918-1926.
Forum: The Home Front 03-07-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By KLR
Thanks, did the horseshoe badge worn in both wars...

Thanks, did the horseshoe badge worn in both wars ???
Were there any variants
Forum: The Home Front 03-07-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By KLR
I found a note came across the 'Rutland...

I found a note came across the
'Rutland Volunteer Regiment (1st Battalion)'
It was thought that it might be a 1st WW unit.

Moreover, I found a Rutland badge - bronze with EW loops


Does...
Forum: General Topics. 02-07-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By KLR
I have a KLR S&G cap badge with JR GAUNT LONDON...

I have a KLR S&G cap badge with JR GAUNT LONDON curved upwards.
This badge was authorised from 1896. <3010>
also S&G JR GAUNT LONDON - curved downwards <3069>


Foreign Service (1st) officers...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By KLR
Thank you all, I have my Gfather's miniatures...

Thank you all, I have my Gfather's miniatures (the real ones are elsewhere).
But yes, I can see a G with a squiggle in the middle. Anyway, I knew it was 1916.


(he suggested collecting badges...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By KLR
I don't know much about medals but - how do you...

I don't know much about medals but - how do you differentate a MC awarded in the 1st War or in the 2nd War ??
And why don't have the name engraved on the reverse ??




just learning....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By KLR
You should see if the two units - Leeds Rifles...

You should see if the two units - Leeds Rifles and did have a Battalion of the Sussex Regt - were in India or Egypt.........


(otherwise made in a backstreet garage in Brum)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By KLR
There were only 7,000 made.........

There were only 7,000 made.........
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-06-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By KLR
You will have go to TNA in Kew and look up...

You will have go to TNA in Kew and look up through the ledgers; WO/359 'Records of Changes'
I think you need to go through volumes 14 - 17.
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