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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-10-19, 08:16 PM
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Posted By macandpud
bad finish looks like old lacquer . in the past...

bad finish looks like old lacquer . in the past some collectors lacquered all their badges to preserve the shine over many years it goes dark brown and even black.. I bought a whole collection of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By macandpud
as I thought ,Many thanks.

as I thought ,Many thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By macandpud
Two for opinions please.

I`m not very hopeful about these two but always open to opinions. Many thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-07-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By macandpud
The lugs with "feet" would tell me it`s a...

The lugs with "feet" would tell me it`s a copy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By macandpud
Many thanks for your observations. I thought they...

Many thanks for your observations. I thought they might be pre ww2.cheers. Andrew
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By macandpud
Drummers patches.

can anyone tell me the possible era for this pair of drummers patches. they are well made and very padded. Many thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By macandpud
who`s signals badge is this?

"signals" badge in gold cotton thread on a large patch of fairly lightweight khaki cloth. Any idea`s?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By macandpud
British Guiana badge?

Any of our Colonial forces experts out there know what this is?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-06-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,413
Posted By macandpud
Book arrived today. Excellent addition to any...

Book arrived today. Excellent addition to any collectors library. Very pleased, many thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-06-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By macandpud
Thanks all, thats one for the mistakes box. : )

Thanks all, thats one for the mistakes box. : )
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-06-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,679
Posted By macandpud
Brilliant,many thanks.Andrew

Brilliant,many thanks.Andrew
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-06-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,679
Posted By macandpud
New Zealand Cyclists Company

Does anybody know anything about this unit. The badge is 50 x 35mm
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-05-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By macandpud
"WW2 British Airborne RAC glider unit" beret

This is the same rubbish that is flooding into all the auction rooms in the southeast. In nearly 60 years of collecting I`ve never seen so much fake crap being sold by supposedly reputable auction...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-05-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By macandpud
yes or no.

looks fine to me. strange colour is just poor lighting. its a nice clean sharp stamping with good detail. The crown looks right and the HPC loops are ok.i`d keep it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By macandpud
Mint condition badges

During the war my father was a 15 year old working for Compton Webb the uniform makers and he accumulated a lot of mint badges . Half of them were lost in the blitz but I was given a tin full when I...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-05-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By macandpud
EAGLE BUTTONS

These are typical gilded NSDAP Party officials tunic buttons made by Assman.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By macandpud
The last lot.

The last pics.Note the really bad stamping on the sabre handle of the Physical training corps badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By macandpud
A few more pictures

here are a few more of the shiney badges for consideration.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-05-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By macandpud
Mint codition badges?

As a collector I always favour the saying " if it looks like it was made yesterday , It probably was" and I tend to favour badges with all the signs of service use. However I recently broke my own...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-05-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By macandpud
Disguised tanks

Here is another one. My uncles tank in the Western desert undergoing repairs.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-05-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By macandpud
REAL OR FAKE VICTORIAN OFFICERS HELMET PLATE?

JUST GOT THIS VICTORIA CROWN ESSEX REGIMENT OFFICERS HELMET PLATE AND I AM NOT SURE ABOUT IT. THE QUALITY SEEMS TO BE LACKING AND I AM UNSURE ABOUT THE CAST WREATH AND GARTER. I HAVE NO EXPERIENCE OF...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-05-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By macandpud
TORPEDO BOAT 92.

Why on earth I titled my post destroyer tally I`ll never know. must be old age! I knew someone would come up trumps. That is some useful database. Wish I had known about it earlier. many thanks Leigh
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,413
Posted By macandpud
I want one of these as well.

I want one of these as well.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 07-05-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By macandpud
DESTROYER CAP TALLY HELP?

Do any of our Naval collectors know any thing about this cap tally. I cannot find any reference for this ship or tally.Many thanks in advance.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-04-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By macandpud
BORDER REGIMENT HELMET PLATE???

HAS ANYONE ANY IDEA WHY THIS BORDER REGT HELMET PLATE CENTRE, HAS 4 U SHAPED FITTINGS THAT MEAN IT WON`T FIT ON A STANDARD VICTORIAN OR EDWARDIAN HELMET PLATE.THE LOWER LUG GETS IN THE WAY COULD IT...
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