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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 05:40 PM
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Posted By wardog
The only Bucks Bn badges I have been confident to...

The only Bucks Bn badges I have been confident to buy have been an FN and a Woodward. I also recognize a flatter version that I once had on a FS cap so take that to have been WWII. I don't have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By wardog
Opinions on my badges in posts 23,26,27 in this...

Opinions on my badges in posts 23,26,27 in this thread or by PM welcome. Regards, Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By wardog
BB Devons that has a WM slider. 238809 238810

BB Devons that has a WM slider.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By wardog
Hello Keith. The WM badge I have posted-post 23-...

Hello Keith. The WM badge I have posted-post 23- is very clean and the edge is actually reflecting the paper it is on giving the badge an outline which makes the badge look more pointed then it is-...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 07:13 PM
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Posted By wardog
I have similar replaced lugs on a BB Devon Badge....

I have similar replaced lugs on a BB Devon Badge. I have this WM example that may have been cleaned with a chemical- its very bright. Regards, Paul.

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Forum: Off topic 12-01-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By wardog
I think I've noticed this on some EU and US...

I think I've noticed this on some EU and US items-any further info? I don't understand what it means and am only seeing it on some EU and USA items. Regards, Paul.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
Yes Andy, the curved Gaunt mark badges do have a...

Yes Andy, the curved Gaunt mark badges do have a light double score crimp. As though I was unsure of the period of the Gaunt badges I looked for the unmarked clear crimp type-which I have seen on the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
Bought them both last year Luke, as my initial...

Bought them both last year Luke, as my initial efforts at a suitable Great War WG badge, then had doubts as I could not find confirmation of such a badge having WWI links- so have been looking for a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
Hello Luke. I had not noticed but looking at my...

Hello Luke. I had not noticed but looking at my WG examples they are marked '& Son'- looking on the forum the Robin Hood curved mark does not have '& Son'. Thanks for pointing that out. Regards,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
Does that period fit with the mark use on WM...

Does that period fit with the mark use on WM Robin Hood badges? I thought they used BB badges during the war- I think my one has a gaunt tablet, I had thought the curved mark would be post Great War....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
Thanks Luke. I had noted you mentioned a crimped...

Thanks Luke. I had noted you mentioned a crimped badge and if no other clues available I do tend to go for crimped slider badges in general. I think this is the only crimped slider fitted WG...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By wardog
I think I now have one to represent The Great War...

I think I now have one to represent The Great War period. There have been a couple shown on the forum with service numbers on crimped sliders. Regards, Paul.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By wardog
Was the Rangers badge not GM? Regards, Paul.

Was the Rangers badge not GM? Regards, Paul.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By wardog
1st Bucks Bn. cap badge, viewed from reverse,...

1st Bucks Bn. cap badge, viewed from reverse, has a small flash of metal at right junction of cross and crown. This is a feature of a badge I bought on an FS cap, bought with greatcoat marked BUX...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-01-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
That's a good bit of money. You need to search...

That's a good bit of money. You need to search threads again, Irish badge collectors don't seem to think much of North-South lug badges. The Reid badge had lugs West-East. It would seem that any non...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 09-01-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
I do think it overpriced. A collector would wait...

I do think it overpriced. A collector would wait for another to come along. But if I wanted it for a display in memory of a relative, I would consider it. You could make a display with a copy- a...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 08-01-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
I got lucky with mine in 2014. Then the opinion...

I got lucky with mine in 2014. Then the opinion was around 75 for a Reid shoulder title harp. As its for a family project and not just to add to a collection, I would understand you considering the...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 08-01-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
This looks the best thread. So, number harp NF....

This looks the best thread. So, number harp NF. Regards, Paul. https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2450&highlight=tyneside+irish+shoulder+title
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-01-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
Not sure about the ST-was it just number over...

Not sure about the ST-was it just number over Tyneside Irish harp? Not sure if that was over an NF. Regards, Paul.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 07-01-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By wardog
Single metal, wide flames-Not the later Royal...

Single metal, wide flames-Not the later Royal badge. Regards, Paul.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By wardog
Beds and Herts out of period for me so I have...

Beds and Herts out of period for me so I have never had one, but I note shape and colour of slider is similar to the Robin Hoods which I believe to be fake. Regards, Paul.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By wardog
Link from the past when I was looking for an...

Link from the past when I was looking for an early example-then I just had a bad example with Gaunt Birmingham marked slider which is a 1970s mark....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By wardog
Robbin Hoods I would avoid due to slider, letter...

Robbin Hoods I would avoid due to slider, letter font and 1902 date- date is usually of a different size with 2 up against cross edge. Regards, Paul. PS sliders on both badges have similarities. ...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 20-12-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By wardog
Thanks Rob. Regards, Paul.

Thanks Rob. Regards, Paul.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 20-12-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By wardog
I think Stokes made badges in The Great War, as...

I think Stokes made badges in The Great War, as did Lambourne and Tiptaft in the UK. I would be interested if anyone could state other makers producing the Rising Sun badge in The Great War. Regards,...
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