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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:04 PM
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Posted By High Wood
Brilliant, many thanks.

Brilliant, many thanks.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 03:30 PM
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Posted By High Wood
It does, but I do not think that it is strong...

It does, but I do not think that it is strong enough to hold back a thick curtain and secondly, for it to work as a curtain holder, it would have to be fitted sideways, (horizontally). It is not...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By High Wood
Mystery Prince of Wales crest thingy.

Probably not military unless it is from an experimental pattern Shako, but I couldn't resist buying it this morning. I am not sure if it is in its original shape as it curves round in the shape of a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 03-08-22, 12:48 PM
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Views: 293
Posted By High Wood
PM sent re: 5th and 15th London.

PM sent re: 5th and 15th London.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Luke, many thanks for sharing your...

Luke,

many thanks for sharing your knowledge, it is appreciated.

It seems that my friend has had quite a high success rate on this occasion and that I will be buying at least six badges from...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By High Wood
This appears to be the type of button being worn...

This appears to be the type of button being worn though possibly he is wearing a darker version.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Mark, many thanks for sharing your...

Mark,

many thanks for sharing your knowledge. The badge will be going back.

Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By High Wood
Royal Field Artillery gunner with non standard buttons.

This is an oddity but may have no significance. This gunner is wearing non standard buttons, neither Royal Artillery or General Service pattern. They appear to be the economy Royal Arms buttons.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Here is another type. I am guessing that there...

Here is another type. I am guessing that there were many maker's variations in the style of strengthener used.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
There seems to be at least two types of...

There seems to be at least two types of strengtheners in use; there may be others.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=217375&d=1579544040
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Yes, quite a career and as a well known medal...

Yes, quite a career and as a well known medal dealer used to say, "worthy of further research".

Incidently, K&K state that the badge was in gilding metal also in bronze. (No mention of white...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 02:10 PM
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Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Andy, I am not sure if you have seen this....

Andy,

I am not sure if you have seen this. It would seem to indicate that the owner of your badges and manual was an officer.

Simon.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Thank you for the confirmation, it is appreciated.

Thank you for the confirmation, it is appreciated.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Thanks Paul, I believe that it is a fake...

Thanks Paul,

I believe that it is a fake but I wanted to see it in the flesh, as I could not see the maker's mark clearly in the photograph that I was sent. It will be going back.

Simon.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Superb, I love it when the house clearance boys...

Superb, I love it when the house clearance boys come up with provenance.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry badge is I...

The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry badge is I believe, a copy due to the J.R.Gaunt.London maker's mark which, incidently, is 15mm long.

I am unsure about The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars badge....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Many thanks for that. The badge has a Firmin....

Many thanks for that. The badge has a Firmin. London maker's mark.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The Herefordshire Light Infantry looks to be O.K....

The Herefordshire Light Infantry looks to be O.K. but it is not one that I am familiar with.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The Cameron (Liverpool Scottish) badge may not be...

The Cameron (Liverpool Scottish) badge may not be original as the lugs are quite short.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The W.M. Royal Bucks Hussars looks to be good but...

The W.M. Royal Bucks Hussars looks to be good but I am unsure if the Firmin London mark should be on the slider.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The 8th Bn P.W.O West Yorkshire Regt. Leeds...

The 8th Bn P.W.O West Yorkshire Regt. Leeds Rifles has induced a feeling of acute paranoia having read several dozen threads and knowing that it has been faked to death.

It is blackened brass but...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
The Brecknockshire battalion also looks good to...

The Brecknockshire battalion also looks good to me but I may be wrong.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Let me start with the Buckinghamshire Battalion....

Let me start with the Buckinghamshire Battalion. It has a Frederick Narborough B'ham slider and I am confident that it is a good one. There is a small dent in the upper section of the Maltese cross...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Mixed lot, some good, some doubtful.

I am lucky enough to have a friend who sends me photographs of recenctly acquired cap badges to see if I want to buy any of them. I generally select a few that look interesting and they are sent...
Forum: Army 31-07-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By High Wood
Thank you all for your input into answering my...

Thank you all for your input into answering my question. The photographs were particularly helpful.

I am always puzzled by the Army's use of the word blue. The Royal Signals Blue is a very rich...
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