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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By gb64
Yes, Officers Service Dress cap badge ...

Yes, Officers Service Dress cap badge


Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,848
Posted By gb64
Very nice Luke , very nice , not jealous at all...

Very nice Luke , very nice , not jealous at all not me :p
I must be looking on a different eBay to you ;);) ( if that’s where it came from ) cos i ain’t seen a real one in years !!!
Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-07-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By gb64
The Tank Corps as you say ring spanner fake , I...

The Tank Corps as you say ring spanner fake , I think the others look ok though

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By gb64
Agreed, left one is fine right not so Gerard

Agreed, left one is fine right not so

Gerard
Forum: General Topics. 19-07-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By gb64
Got it recorded , looking forward to watching,...

Got it recorded , looking forward to watching, always fascinating stuff .

Gerard
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-07-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By gb64
Members list , or maybe search Manchester...

Members list , or maybe search Manchester Regiment and he will come up for sure.

Gerard
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-07-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By gb64
Hello David, There’s a few on eBay (UK) that...

Hello David,
There’s a few on eBay (UK) that I’ve seen , not my area of collecting so couldn’t comment on authenticity, maybe a quick PM to Simon ( Manchesters ) he may have a spare or point you in...
Forum: General Topics. 15-07-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By gb64
Hi Chris , I’m very close , lived there all my...

Hi Chris , I’m very close , lived there all my life up until last year then moved to Bedfordshire but I still work there a lot , let me know what your after and I’ll have a look .

Gerard
Forum: General Topics. 15-07-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By gb64
Very nice Luke, great finds Gerard

Very nice Luke, great finds

Gerard
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-07-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By gb64
PM inbound Gerard

PM inbound

Gerard
Forum: Headdress 12-07-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gb64
Thanks Tim, I knew there’d be one just couldn’t...

Thanks Tim, I knew there’d be one just couldn’t think of it .

Gerard
Forum: Headdress 12-07-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gb64
I can’t think off the top of my head a Scottish...

I can’t think off the top of my head a Scottish regiments badge worn then with 3 fixings maybe an officer from a non Scottish regiment attached to one ? Also is it just me or does the government...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By gb64
56th ( London) infantry division?? Gerard

56th ( London) infantry division??

Gerard
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-07-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By gb64
Hello Steve, this is the list I use for the...

Hello Steve, this is the list I use for the plastic economy

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=332796&postcount=2

Gerard
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-06-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By gb64
Yep typo,meant pre 1952:o and I didn’t know about...

Yep typo,meant pre 1952:o and I didn’t know about the blue enamelling/paint, thanks Simon, every days a school day !!

O
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By gb64
Hello Pter141 Welcome to the forum, looks to be...

Hello Pter141
Welcome to the forum, looks to be a standard Royal Navy Petty Officer’s cap/ beret badge with the Kings crown so pre 1952 , think the blue and red is just the result of being in the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By gb64
Ah sorry thought you meant the blue backing was...

Ah sorry thought you meant the blue backing was odd:o I’d have to check the tartan later , hopefully someone will confirm in the meantime.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By gb64
Hi Bess, maybe the blue backing is just to...

Hi Bess, maybe the blue backing is just to stiffen the tartan? I’ve a couple of tartan backings ( different regiments)that have had an additional piece of tartan added or another cloth , even a piece...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By gb64
Also not a fan of the badge, especially the rear...

Also not a fan of the badge, especially the rear and slider , makers mark, another thread on the same badge & makers mark...
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By gb64
Hi CB, I know the Royal Scots had a pioneer...

Hi CB, I know the Royal Scots had a pioneer regiment WW1 , I’m sure other Scottish regiments would of had but your right you don’t see pictures showing the axes on Scottish regiments.

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By gb64
Hi JT, don’t know about sharper or younger but...

Hi JT, don’t know about sharper or younger but looks G to me

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By gb64
Hi Leo, definitely not manufactured with the...

Hi Leo, definitely not manufactured with the curve , it’s been done by the wearer as with many many cap badges, they aren’t that hard to bend with your fingers doesn’t take a lot to add a curve ....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By gb64
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-06-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By gb64
Hi Leo, as Simon has said the badge has been bent...

Hi Leo, as Simon has said the badge has been bent to fit the headdress, I’ve many of these in my collection to a lot of different regiments , personally I like them and leave them shaped.

Gerard
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 06-06-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By gb64
Hello Pete, welcome to the Forum, some really...

Hello Pete, welcome to the Forum, some really helpful members here with plenty of knowledge to share ,as Andy said, what do you collect ?

Gerard
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