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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By manchesters
All sold except for Churchills Collar badge book....

All sold except for Churchills Collar badge book.


regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-08-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
The DR over the wheel has been seen on here as...

The DR over the wheel has been seen on here as WW!

The DR in wreath is occasionally found in that style but the one of Marks is definately an early version and I wouldnt be surprised if its...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By manchesters
Open to offers. Kipling and King is a must...

Open to offers.

Kipling and King is a must have set for anyone collecting badges and cant see any offered in the UK cheaper.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 07-08-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
Simple way is too rub them over smooth cardboard....

Simple way is too rub them over smooth cardboard.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
I picked mine up today, I dread to think what...

I picked mine up today, I dread to think what Mailboxes would have charged due to size and weight.

Check with me next time, if I am going down I will pick yours up for you and post them on.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
Yes they are. You received them very fast. ...

Yes they are.

You received them very fast.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 06-08-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By manchesters
Wrong rear!! Try again please regards

Wrong rear!! Try again please

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By manchesters
Nice Mark, I saw the price! regards

Nice Mark, I saw the price!

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By manchesters
This is SOLD. 3. Territorial...

This is SOLD.



3. Territorial Battalions, a pictorial history 1859-1985 by Ray Westlake 1986 - 7.50 - SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By manchesters
Badge Books etc For Sale - Cheap

I have virtually mint, un used copies of the following Hard back books for sale. All original dust covers protected in clear plastic. These are from a private collection and are NOT ex library...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By manchesters
Both artificially aged, poor quality manufacture...

Both artificially aged, poor quality manufacture fakes.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
The Pioneers arm badge with bugle above is...

The Pioneers arm badge with bugle above is specific to Light Infantry or Rifles.

So, HLI or Scottish Rifles.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,185
Posted By manchesters
Chris, Although I cant say categorically, I...

Chris,

Although I cant say categorically, I dont think it was worn by the British Army.

So which of us is right?

Its statements like that which really need proof otherwise they are...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By manchesters
It would have been helpful if you had included...

It would have been helpful if you had included ALL the information you already had and saved me some time.

26/Cheshire is Timperley.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By manchesters
To me they look good. regards

To me they look good.

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By manchesters
Hello, As she lived in Altrincham that was...

Hello,

As she lived in Altrincham that was then part of Cheshire.

She would therefore have been in 140/Cheshire V.A.D. the Female Detachment for the town and the Commandant was Miss E.A....
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By manchesters
i WOULD SAY SHE WAS A brcs MEMBER IN THE uk AND...

i WOULD SAY SHE WAS A brcs MEMBER IN THE uk AND THEN VOLUNTEERED FOR SERVICE ABROAD IN 1918 AND JOINED THE fany.

tHE WATCH SEEMS TO BE A LEAVING PRESENT AT THE TIME SHE LEFT THE brcs TO JOIN THE...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By manchesters
Gerry, The watch was awarded to an M....

Gerry,

The watch was awarded to an M. FISHER.

How does the females IRC card above relate to it?

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By manchesters
Hello, The BRCS and FANY were two different...

Hello,

The BRCS and FANY were two different and separate organisations.

Your watch seems to be BRCS rather than FANY.

See here for details:-
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By manchesters
Hello, A quick bit of research shows he was...

Hello,
A quick bit of research shows he was 48389 Pte. Frank BORRILL, ending up in the 13th (S)Bn. Yorks Regt.

Didnt go overseas before 1.1.1916 as he is not entitled to a 1915 Star.

I cant...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By manchesters
Could be X11 Corps. regards

Could be X11 Corps.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By manchesters
It is also a very common brooch worn by men and...

It is also a very common brooch worn by men and women alike of the late Victorian period.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By manchesters
Looks American? regards

Looks American?

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By manchesters
I too often rely on your expertese. If the...

I too often rely on your expertese.

If the person doesnt like your opinion then tough!

regards
Forum: General Topics. 01-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By manchesters
Cant see 75 worth there Billy like you first...

Cant see 75 worth there Billy like you first said.

With a badge on it, maybe.

regards
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