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Forum: Other Militaria Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is in excess of three hundred quid!:eek:

That is in excess of three hundred quid!:eek:
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-12-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Frank Kelley
Still a fine and very pleasing badge despite the...

Still a fine and very pleasing badge despite the pin, I would be delighted with it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-12-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 522
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looking at the photographs, I would certainly...

Looking at the photographs, I would certainly think that it has no significant age to it whatsoever, it does appear to lack the quality of badges made prior to the 1960's, subsequently, the rot began...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-12-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that figure would be cheap for any...

I think that figure would be cheap for any wartime example, given the prices now being sought.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-12-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By Frank Kelley
I suppose it would depend upon how it was sold,...

I suppose it would depend upon how it was sold, was it sold as original, or, was it merely sold as seen for a small asking price, it is clearly not an antique.
The fact it is mounted like that is...
Forum: Army 02-12-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By Frank Kelley
There was indeed.

There was indeed.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-12-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
The "dot" would be the smaller portion of the...

The "dot" would be the smaller portion of the mark on it's left hand side, the "dash" being the rest of it on the right hand side.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-12-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 956
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, yes I see what you mean, but, I still like...

Okay, yes I see what you mean, but, I still like them.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 01-12-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By Frank Kelley
Norman was a very decent man, I do miss him and...

Norman was a very decent man, I do miss him and will always have good memories of the times at the various provincial fairs.
Forum: Army 01-12-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By Frank Kelley
So certainly and very obviously nothing...

So certainly and very obviously nothing whatsoever to do with any Natal Volunteer Corps.
Forum: Army 01-12-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By Frank Kelley
Why does he make such a silly claim?:eek:

Why does he make such a silly claim?:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I certainly would not have any issues with...

Well, I certainly would not have any issues with it, they are not badges that I had ever regarded as anything really special, but, they are certainly very well made as well as being very distinctive...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, if you bought it on ebay, from someone you...

Well, if you bought it on ebay, from someone you do not know, the price would simply come down to the seller simply not knowing what he actually had, or certainly, the value, but, of course, he may...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-11-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looking at the photographs, I would have said...

Looking at the photographs, I would have said that particular wing does not have any significant age to it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Frank Kelley
What concerns do you have?

What concerns do you have?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 28-11-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By Frank Kelley
Can't go wrong for fifteen quid.

Can't go wrong for fifteen quid.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-11-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think you will certainly struggle to do that.

I think you will certainly struggle to do that.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-11-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By Frank Kelley
They certainly seem to make good money these...

They certainly seem to make good money these days, sadly, copies have started to appear, so be careful, Lambourne made particularly pleasing examples, the die was engraved, the details appear...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 24-11-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice little group, I would think assuming he...

Very nice little group, I would think assuming he was not a casualty, his service papers would not be available, the Library and Archives Canada would be a good starting point.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-11-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 956
Posted By Frank Kelley
Quite a handsome pair with good detail.

Quite a handsome pair with good detail.
Forum: Army 19-11-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Frank Kelley
Originally part of the Transvaal Volunteers and...

Originally part of the Transvaal Volunteers and pre UDF.
Forum: Army 17-11-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By Frank Kelley
I too, suspect that has simply been made up to...

I too, suspect that has simply been made up to it's present state, notwithstanding, you still have each piece and as long as each is original, you have a basic collective value.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-11-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By Frank Kelley
Information on this short lived organisation and...

Information on this short lived organisation and it's badges has certainly been widely available for over three decades now!
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-11-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looking at that you would not think there was a...

Looking at that you would not think there was a war on, a very nice portrait.
Forum: Headdress 15-11-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very easy to do something about the badge, simply...

Very easy to do something about the badge, simply remove it and buy a real one, it need not break the bank!
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