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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-05-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By Borderer
Smile Hi Brian, Thank you for the nice comment on...

Hi Brian,

Thank you for the nice comment on the badge, he must have paid quite a tidy sum for it to be made privately, I would have thought.

Hope you are well, aye I have loads its a 'Senior...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By Borderer
Hi Brian, Could maybe worn on a Glengarry I...

Hi Brian,
Could maybe worn on a Glengarry I said if I recall, but I very much doubt it, as it could not be worn when the Glengarry is Cocked, metal ends of the cock feather are held in place and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By Borderer
KOSB Badges lugs are E and W never N and S. ...

KOSB Badges lugs are E and W never N and S.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 15-05-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Borderer
Hi Luke H and Gerry, Thank you, here is some...

Hi Luke H and Gerry,

Thank you, here is some useful information when it comes identification of Scottish Regimental Glengarries issued by ordinance stores, obviously officers Glengarries are a...
Forum: Headdress 14-05-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Borderer
Trubia, I have enlarged your original...

Trubia,

I have enlarged your original photograph of the logo inside and I can tell you it says 'Romans & Patterson' and the last bit is 'Edinburgh' this firm have traded on Princess St Edinburgh...
Forum: Headdress 11-05-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Borderer
The Green over time gets lighter with age, but...

The Green over time gets lighter with age, but originally dark green.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 10-05-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Borderer
Trubia26, It is not in my opinion, Army...

Trubia26,

It is not in my opinion, Army issue Glengarry as the dicing colours are not right, the dicing colour should be Red, White and Dark Green for the King's Own Scottish Borderers and not...
Forum: Headdress 05-05-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Borderer
Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your...

Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your welcome.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 05-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Borderer
Just to put some flesh on this subject the...

Just to put some flesh on this subject the Balmoral
The Balmoral is a traditional Scottish hat that can be worn as part of formal or informal Highland dress. Developed from the earlier blue bonnet,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Borderer
Hi Allan O, Can you elaborate a bit more...

Hi Allan O,

Can you elaborate a bit more detail on your reply Please. When you as it was never issued, who would have issued it and to who, if it was a fantasy to what purpose was it serve?
...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-05-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Borderer
Cool Thanks Neil and Gerry, the collection keeps on...

Thanks Neil and Gerry, the collection keeps on giving:)

Best XXV
Hiram
Forum: Military Buttons 30-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Borderer
Pewter 25th Foot 1782-1805 Button

I recently purchased this vary rare regimental button, when the Regiment were, between 1782 and 1805, known as 25th of Foot (Sussex Regiment). Its a long story how this title came about, which I will...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,047
Posted By Borderer
Hi Marinus, Sorry I never replied sooner....

Hi Marinus,

Sorry I never replied sooner. Alex is right circa 1902-52 without any specific hall marks to date it exactly. Nevertheless, a nice period badge, if you look at my Album you will see...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-04-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,047
Posted By Borderer
Dear Members, I have been corresponding with...

Dear Members,

I have been corresponding with 3DG on the subject of King's Own Scottish Borderers WW1 GM (Gilded Metal) badges.

I undertook to research into this in depth and can conclude from...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-04-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Borderer
I beg to differ about there not being a brass...

I beg to differ about there not being a brass King's Own Scottish Borderers cap badge authorised for production, two references 1. page 14 of Scottish Regimental Badges 1793-1971 badge 87 The King's...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Borderer
I have no idea why brass was used other than the...

I have no idea why brass was used other than the fact that I would suspect that it was ready available and cheaper than white metal.

I have attached the photograph I took in the Hooge museum on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Borderer
Hi Lisa and Rob, Thank you for pointing out...

Hi Lisa and Rob,

Thank you for pointing out my error, copy and post the reason, I have amended the text.
There were White Metal and Brass examples of this striking, I do have a brass example of...
Forum: Headdress 24-03-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Thank you Shirley, I enjoyed the research,...

Thank you Shirley,
I enjoyed the research, there is one other thing you could do with the photograph since you have the original. 'My Heritage' a family tree research site has a free appt or program...
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Hi Shirley, I hope this helps you an others see...

Hi Shirley,
I hope this helps you an others see the detail in the photograph clearer.

I have Kodak filtered the photograph and enlarged the centre section, which I think it now clearly...
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Look at my post where I have copies the...

Look at my post where I have copies the photograph from Shirley's first post and put it the right way up, the boy's are clearly wearing Glengarry's with Dicing.

Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Hi Shirley, You are free to use the...

Hi Shirley,

You are free to use the photograph, I have attached two photographs for you;

The first illustrating the Dicing (official naming) the colours are in this case Red, White and Dark...
Forum: Headdress 22-03-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Hi Herford Annie, I have righted your...

Hi Herford Annie,

I have righted your photograph which has enabled me to have a better look at the uniform, Dark Blue serge button at the front with white shirt, children appear to be wearing,...
Forum: Headdress 22-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By Borderer
Hi Herford Annie, Although the photograph is...

Hi Herford Annie,

Although the photograph is heavy pixeled I would say because of the shape of this particular Shako and Badge Plate its the French Pattern Shako, the later Shakos all had more of...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Borderer
Hi Smiffy, Could you post it again rotated...

Hi Smiffy,

Could you post it again rotated as I think it should be similar to the French circle but without the dot, open at the top, in saying that it may be easier to de-cypher the monogram that...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-03-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Borderer
Scottish Regiments did not have headdress buttons...

Scottish Regiments did not have headdress buttons because a Glengarry, TOS for example, did not support a button. However, like the rest of the Army we adopted the wearing of the General Service...
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