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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
I agree but there are also members of the forum...

I agree but there are also members of the forum that sell fakes and sell items where the description is completely wrong and I would think in some cases just made up to make the item something which...
Forum: Army 22-02-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Very.

Very.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-02-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
On a serious note I guess most of us have...

On a serious note I guess most of us have choices. Mine at 19 was working on cattle ranches (the reason I went to the US the first time), the military or Korean martial arts. In those days joining...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
That's me when I was 20, WY (Wyoming for people...

That's me when I was 20, WY (Wyoming for people who don't know what WY is) 1976. I worked for one of the large cattle outfits there.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-02-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Haha but you're right. I do take out of focus...

Haha but you're right. I do take out of focus photos.

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Forum: All other Colonial Badges 22-02-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
The dedication of a serious collector

How many photos from how many angles can a collector take?

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Fake number stamping on Selous Scouts para wings

While sorting through a mountain range of photos I came across this collage that I put together back in 2015.
It's self explanatory.
The wing that has the fake stamping is genuine.
The number...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-02-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Thanks, very interesting. There were a number of...

Thanks, very interesting. There were a number of people who were British, Aussie and Kiwi who had served in their militaries that went and fought in Rhodesia. Some of them went on to the SADF after...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-02-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
No I don't. They're scarce today. Some free...

No I don't. They're scarce today.

Some free advice:There were three different backings and the light blue thread at one stage was a bit darker than normal.
The dress uniform was just known as...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-02-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
You're correct. He had served in Vietnam with the...

You're correct. He had served in Vietnam with the Aussie SAS.
He was a renowned sniper and the Rhodesian army didn't have many snipers. Unfortunately for Clive he was counter sniped, I think in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-02-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,293
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
First you'll have to get past the politically...

First you'll have to get past the politically correct and appeasing crowd.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-02-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,293
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Can you state the law that will broken if the...

Can you state the law that will broken if the person in question is named because a book he wrote shows items that are fake and not genuine?

If you think it's covered under defamation explain why.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 19-02-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
All good Clay, no apologies are needed. As Ron...

All good Clay, no apologies are needed. As Ron Reid-Daly served in 'C' Squadron if any man in the Selous Scouts had any reason to wear both wings it would have been him, but he didn't.
A number had...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-02-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Agree and the problem also being the amount of...

Agree and the problem also being the amount of paperwork that has since been destroyed.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-02-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
I don't think there's ever been a book produced...

I don't think there's ever been a book produced for collectors that has everything in it.
Probably because no-one knows everything.:)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Well Frank the forum has had some infamous...

Well Frank the forum has had some infamous members including this piece of shite who was sentenced to two years for theft so no-one should be surprised by someone like Butler being here....
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
There is nothing like belting someone over early...

There is nothing like belting someone over early morning coffee who has sold a fake or added to a uniform for whatever reason.

Let me clarify that I believe if one adds to a uniform then that...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
I have only ever seen once another para wing worn...

I have only ever seen once another para wing worn along with the Selous Scouts wing worn on the same shirt. I'll explain this with photos in a moment.

Apart from this one instance I have never...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-02-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Andrew Butler the deceitful clown that referred...

Andrew Butler the deceitful clown that referred to me once on one of his listings as the 'sheriff of eBay.'
That was quite amusing he is not!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-02-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Ahhh the wonders of the brain power of the...

Ahhh the wonders of the brain power of the moderators and owners.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-02-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Many years ago I complained to eBay about people...

Many years ago I complained to eBay about people that sold fakes most of the time. I even spoke to them on the phone. They did nothing and will do nothing and here is why?


They say they don't...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-02-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
The bottom wing on twill green in the middle row...

The bottom wing on twill green in the middle row is the only one I have ever seen of that size.
There's duplicate wings because I also collected the different reverses, different material or...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-02-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
Interesting.

Interesting.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 13-02-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
I have but I want to check something before I...

I have but I want to check something before I make a comment.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By rhodesianmilitaria
They wore the wing for the dress uniform...

They wore the wing for the dress uniform (Greens). There was no mess dress para wing for the RLI, Army or Selous Scouts. Only the RhSAS had a mess dress wing.
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