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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Luke H
Please send it to me so I can put it in the...

Please send it to me so I can put it in the dustbin for you James :)
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-01-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By Luke H
Griff do you still have this photo?

Griff do you still have this photo?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-01-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Luke H
More Spares

A few I missed listing last time round...

All prices inc. standard UK post. Payment by PayPal Family & Friends please.

RAMC OSD - £8
Queenís - £5
Devons - £5
NCOs RM (gilt somewhat faded...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-01-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Luke H
Nice badge. Itís an unmarked Firmin example.

Nice badge. Itís an unmarked Firmin example.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Luke H
Like Keith said there’s lots of threads. Search...

Like Keith said there’s lots of threads. Search ‘PWPB’ or ‘public works’ and you should find most. FoT is the creator of several that are very good well worth a read including one on a 1916 all GM...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-01-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Luke H
Lovely, thanks for showing JT. Great to see you...

Lovely, thanks for showing JT. Great to see you posting again mate, much missed your contributions.

Cheers,

Luke
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-01-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luke H
So you’ve asked for opinions. Not liked what...

So you’ve asked for opinions. Not liked what you’ve heard and are choosing to ignore them.

Ian Knight is an historian not a badge expert.

I’m no expert but I do feel you badly need an expert to...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-01-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,541
Posted By Luke H
If itís from a die stamped badge then why is...

If itís from a die stamped badge then why is there no relief or reverse detail to the back of the badge as this would have been copied in the casting process?

Does this die stamped badge you speak...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-01-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luke H
Yes it raises a quandary I feel. If these...

Yes it raises a quandary I feel.

If these were added pre ‘cleaning’ I too don’t see how they would have survived on the veldt for any period of time, certainly not 90 years. Especially considering...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-01-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Luke H
Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 22-01-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Luke H
Can I have a close up of the front of the Y&L cap...

Can I have a close up of the front of the Y&L cap badge please Mark.
Cheers,
Luke
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-01-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Luke H
So it does. Not seen that before either. They...

So it does. Not seen that before either. They even bothered to fit brass-like loops.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-01-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,541
Posted By Luke H
Yes because itís a cast copy of a fake. ...

Yes because itís a cast copy of a fake.



They are the SAME. The central line runs all the way through the fake too. Clearly the fake it was cast from was either filed/rubbed on the scorpions...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-01-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Luke H
Marcus is referring to this fillet of metal...

Marcus is referring to this fillet of metal between the lance shaft and circlet.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-01-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Luke H
Cheers Steve.

Cheers Steve.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-01-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Luke H
Steve, what are your thoughts on this one? ...

Steve, what are your thoughts on this one?
Regards,
Luke
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-01-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,541
Posted By Luke H
It’s a poor cast copy made from the Martin Marsh...

It’s a poor cast copy made from the Martin Marsh FAKE and has lost detail in the casting process. It’s also lost a bit of one of its legs too. But it is still 100% FAKE.

The outer rim has been...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-01-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,541
Posted By Luke H
The badge is an absolute fake and you wouldnít...

The badge is an absolute fake and you wouldnít have viewed this badge before the 1970s when that fake die was cut. The badge straight out the Martin Marsh fake catalogue, number 606.

Before the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 21-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luke H
I agree the loops have been added after it’s been...

I agree the loops have been added after it’s been ‘messed with’. I maintain that those replacement loops wouldn’t have survived in or on the ground for 90 odd years. This has not been explained re...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-01-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By Luke H
I do think this highlights a good point. There...

I do think this highlights a good point. There are dozens of threads on here with links to meaningful material either demonstrating good or fake items, period photos etc. etc. not just on eBay.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-01-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luke H
Alex I don’t like your badge I’m afraid. The...

Alex I don’t like your badge I’m afraid. The reverse in both relief and definition is very poor. Also what is that near perfect circle outline around the north loop? It just doesn’t look right to me...
Forum: General Topics 17-01-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Luke H
A solvent like nail polish remover or meths....

A solvent like nail polish remover or meths. Alternatively you could dip it in said solvent and light it to ‘burn it off’ however I’ve recently been warned by a man in the know that ‘burning it on’...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-01-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Luke H
Received and replied to. Cheers, Luke

Received and replied to.
Cheers,
Luke
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-01-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Luke H
Nothings come through Fred. Cheers, Luke

Nothings come through Fred.

Cheers,
Luke
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-01-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luke H
I think the lack of replies and advice in the...

I think the lack of replies and advice in the initial thread isn’t people ignoring or not wanting to contribute. Rather glengarries are notoriously difficult to gauge and their own specialist field. ...
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