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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just to be clear, do you want images from August...

Just to be clear, do you want images from August 1914 to June 1919, or, are you happy with images that were created prior to 1914?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Frank Kelley
I find it a bit of a worry that a surprising...

I find it a bit of a worry that a surprising number of people seem willing to simply throw their money away without any forethought whatsoever.:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
A lovely photograph.

A lovely photograph.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Frank Kelley
They do seem to have become really hard to find...

They do seem to have become really hard to find these days, it is so often a case of being in the right place at the right time and be willing to pay the price being sought.
I have not seen any for...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay thanks.

Okay thanks.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
I do hope not, imagine what a future beret might...

I do hope not, imagine what a future beret might look like!:(
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
My contribution is a postcard I've had for about...

My contribution is a postcard I've had for about forty years, dated 1915, a very young volunteer in the 3rd Hussars, wearing his best for the portrait, complete with the handsome regimental crop.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-07-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Frank Kelley
My thoughts would be that it looks rather too...

My thoughts would be that it looks rather too well detailed and brand new.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-07-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Frank Kelley
I suppose it is more unusual on a slider, but,...

I suppose it is more unusual on a slider, but, looking at the badge, it does actually appear to have been worn?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
It's one of those words I like, so I tend to use...

It's one of those words I like, so I tend to use it far too much, I think the photograph is superb, but, I do not think it unusual in any way, I cannot comment on what HK might or might not have...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I certainly don't think that the photograph...

Well, I certainly don't think that the photograph is spurious in any way whatsoever, it looks perfectly normal, moreover, there is enough evidence to suggest that members of the regiment concerned...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
Where do those beliefs come from, the image does...

Where do those beliefs come from, the image does not look spurious?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
The cap in the photograph appears to be a Service...

The cap in the photograph appears to be a Service Dress cap.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-07-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 898
Posted By Frank Kelley
A super image, lovely big badge. QUOTE=leigh...

A super image, lovely big badge.

QUOTE=leigh kitchen;483768]Yes, a "mourning button", though presumably not restricted to only commemorating siblings.
...
Forum: General Topics. 15-07-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Frank Kelley
I certainly think so, but, I'd be keen to see...

I certainly think so, but, I'd be keen to see further evidence.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 14-07-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is the Canadian connection?

What is the Canadian connection?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By Frank Kelley
I very much doubt if it is an officers badge, you...

I very much doubt if it is an officers badge, you would expect it to be both better made and finished rather differently if it were, still a most pleasing thing though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-07-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Frank Kelley
That particular example appears to have very...

That particular example appears to have very little age to it, so I assume those badges were still being worn prior to 2000 and not just prior to 1985?
Forum: General Topics. 14-07-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Frank Kelley
L&Co on the left, a worn Ludlow on the right, ...

L&Co on the left, a worn Ludlow on the right, identical in manufacture excepting the marks.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-07-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice, I wonder who it belonged to.

Very nice, I wonder who it belonged to.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-07-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By Frank Kelley
If you do not want peoples thoughts and opinions,...

If you do not want peoples thoughts and opinions, why post in the first place?:confused:
Forum: General Topics. 13-07-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Frank Kelley
I like all three, although, I had never seen an...

I like all three, although, I had never seen an SWB by L&Co and I think that would be the one I'd buy if I was confronted by all three, all very nice though.
Forum: General Topics. 13-07-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Frank Kelley
I like the small Gaunt SWB in particular, is the...

I like the small Gaunt SWB in particular, is the first, larger example, Jennens?
Regards Frank
Forum: General Topics. 13-07-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Frank Kelley
Hello Kevin, I was just referring to badges...

Hello Kevin,
I was just referring to badges actually marked L&Co, I have never seen a single example with a complete set of silver hallmarks of any cycle.
Regards Frank
Forum: General Topics. 13-07-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Frank Kelley
A horse rather than a seal, surely?:confused:

A horse rather than a seal, surely?:confused:
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