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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By manchesters
Luke, Thailand Army Freefall Parachute Wings...

Luke,

Thailand Army Freefall Parachute Wings

regards
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By manchesters
Further information here:- ...

Further information here:-

https://www.ww2civildefence.co.uk/area-markings.html

regards
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By manchesters
Mark, Much better. IMHO its an original...

Mark,

Much better.

IMHO its an original title. Some are manufactured in 1 or 2 or 3 pieces, some purists only collect 1 piece ones but I dont think it matters.

I feel that the top loop is...
Forum: General Topics. 26-02-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By manchesters
Mark, These titles are faked. Can you...

Mark,

These titles are faked.

Can you do less blurred photos please and one of the front also.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-02-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By manchesters
Yes, its good. regards

Yes, its good.

regards
Forum: Indian Badges 25-02-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By manchesters
The tunic and spiked helmet suggest an Indian...

The tunic and spiked helmet suggest an Indian Army infantry unit.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-02-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
Its been common practice for many years for...

Its been common practice for many years for dealers and some collectors to cut up and strip tunics as the price of each modestly priced badge, which people can afford, works out being more than...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 25-02-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
Thats been shown on here before. was it by...

Thats been shown on here before.

was it by you or have you just got it?

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-02-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By manchesters
Jon, I would say Troop Sgt. Major c. 1860. ...

Jon,

I would say Troop Sgt. Major c. 1860.

Which of the 3 Hussars/Lancers who wore the feathers, I dont know.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Mark, Look good to me. All your current...

Mark,

Look good to me.
All your current for sale badges are a bargain, perfect for the novice collector.

I would have thought they would all have been snapped up.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-02-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 633
Posted By manchesters
So an Irish Militia Bn. Interesting. regards

So an Irish Militia Bn. Interesting.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 23-02-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By manchesters
School/University blazer pocket badges but to...

School/University blazer pocket badges but to which I dont know.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 22-02-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By manchesters
For Andy

For Andy
Forum: General Topics. 22-02-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By manchesters
They were in a very hand made glazed frame which...

They were in a very hand made glazed frame which was falling to pieces.

She has obviously used brasso as the residue is on the fronts, I will use a sonic cleaner to loosen it off and lightly brush...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 22-02-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By manchesters
I am not happy that your 'Militia' badge is...

I am not happy that your 'Militia' badge is genuine.

Firstly the fitting of the M isnt right.

An M on a GVIR badge isnt normal

The quality of the badge is very poor.

The 3 loops is just...
Forum: General Topics. 22-02-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By manchesters
Alan, The problem is , is that this frame...

Alan,

The problem is , is that this frame was constructed 1899 - 1900?

regards
Forum: General Topics. 22-02-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By manchesters
Thanks for all the replies gents, a splendid item...

Thanks for all the replies gents, a splendid item indeed and from auction recently as some of you saw.

My other lots still havent turned up and I feel that by now they wont ever appear. I shall...
Forum: General Topics. 21-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By manchesters
Thought you would appreciate this.

An original Victorian badge display, in a frame (removed for photos)

Not a Kings Crown in sight.

Hidden behind the backing paper was a letter from 1988 (see photo).

A stunning group of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-02-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By manchesters
I have 22 various Head dress badges and belt...

I have 22 various Head dress badges and belt clasps to the 63rd Foot.

17 have rounded 3's and only 5 have flat topped 3's.

regards
Forum: Headdress 20-02-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By manchesters
It is not a military Helmet Plate, thats 100%...

It is not a military Helmet Plate, thats 100% certain.

Its the Royal Arms of Queen Victoria found applied to all sorts of items, in this case possibly a safe door.

You have posted this twice so...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-02-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By manchesters
It is not a military Helmet Plate, thats 100%...

It is not a military Helmet Plate, thats 100% certain.

Its the Royal Arms of Queen Victoria found applied to all sorts of items, in this case possibly a safe door.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 19-02-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By manchesters
1859 - 1871 if its WM which it looks. Fully...

1859 - 1871 if its WM which it looks.

Fully riveted trailing leg thingy after that date.

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-02-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By manchesters
Actually its the Voluntary Workers badge, often...

Actually its the Voluntary Workers badge, often mis identified as you have.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Luke and Leigh. The Pouch Belt Plate...

Thanks Luke and Leigh.

The Pouch Belt Plate and that single pouch badge in the centre of the frame are exact fits for the missing items on the belt.

If anyone has the two missing badges you are...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-02-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By manchesters
Anyone got a photo of the 38th Middlesex RVC...

Anyone got a photo of the 38th Middlesex RVC (Artists) pouch badge?

regards
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