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Forum: General Topics. 29-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By dubaiguy
Unfortunately I would be wary of a number of...

Unfortunately I would be wary of a number of Garry's eBay items (brother7766) especially some of his Scottish badges. As an example the 6th VB Gordon Highlanders listed now is the classic fake with...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By dubaiguy
Well here is another 'bad' one with exactly the...

Well here is another 'bad' one with exactly the same slider, which discounts Jim's badge being doctored with an original look-a-like slider. Hopefully you can also see in the photograph (bad badge on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-06-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By dubaiguy
I do agree, it makes life so much easier when...

I do agree, it makes life so much easier when it's an obviously wrong.

Anyway here are a few Victorian St Andrews to compare yours with. The last is probably not too relevant as it's from an...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-06-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By dubaiguy
CB's post and reference to 'gazillions' of QVC...

CB's post and reference to 'gazillions' of QVC Black Watch bonnet badges on the market does raise questions, and as such unfortunately I do take a contrary view and have to say your badge is not one...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-06-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By dubaiguy
The easiest thing to look for is the tuft at the...

The easiest thing to look for is the tuft at the end of the lion's tail should lay along the loop of the tail and not just touch it in as seen in the common Marsh fake.

Hopefully the photo below...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By dubaiguy
I suspect most of us have been there. I was...

I suspect most of us have been there. I was massively disappointed with my previous collecting efforts as I learned more from this Forum.

If it helps in your search, I believe this to be a genuine...
Forum: General Topics. 15-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 957
Posted By dubaiguy
As the Gordons have been mentioned, this might be...

As the Gordons have been mentioned, this might be the kind of thing you're after.

When I read the following to my wife who is from Aberdeen, she said 'Aye that's why a'the lassies love a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By dubaiguy
I see you have an answer now. However, I took...

I see you have an answer now. However, I took these photos earlier before I got side-tracked.
Mark
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-05-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By dubaiguy
Thanks Alan. Extremely informative. I certainly...

Thanks Alan. Extremely informative. I certainly had no idea that the coloured stripes (bendlets - new heraldic word for me!) were connected to leading Jesuit families, though of course I assumed...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-05-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By dubaiguy
Thanks Peter, I will look forward to reading it...

Thanks Peter, I will look forward to reading it if you manage to find it.

The badge illustrated for St Mary's is the one I tried to describe in post 1.

Thanks
Mark
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-05-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By dubaiguy
Thanks Alan. Your considerable knowledge of...

Thanks Alan. Your considerable knowledge of OTC/cadet badges is very welcome. Perhaps documentary proof may turn up one day for their use by the JTC/CCF at some stage, but I'm resigned now that mine...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By dubaiguy
A correct one I believe for comparison. Mark

A correct one I believe for comparison.
Mark
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By dubaiguy
Thank you Alan. Then I shall keep it in the hope...

Thank you Alan. Then I shall keep it in the hope that that is what it is.
Thanks
Mark
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 10-05-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By dubaiguy
St Ignatius College KK 2672

Yesterday on an online auction I noted a lot with three St Ignatius College badges. One similar to mine below with yellow/green enamel banding and two with with red/green banding.

KK describe the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-05-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By dubaiguy
South Staffs or Queen Mary's Grammar OTC

I recently acquired a KC bronzed brass S Staffs badge on blades. It came with a few OTC badges that I was after and was listed as a Queen Mary's Grammar School OTC badge. Though I am doubtful.

Now...
Forum: General Topics. 04-05-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By dubaiguy
Thanks for the positive confirmation on the OTC...

Thanks for the positive confirmation on the OTC badges Tim. An excellent and informative post. It would be very useful if the Mods put your photos and descriptions in the Fattorini section of the...
Forum: General Topics. 01-05-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By dubaiguy
Mount St Mary's College, Spinkhill. Not sure...

Mount St Mary's College, Spinkhill. Not sure about this mark, but badge appears correct.
Forum: General Topics. 01-05-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By dubaiguy
Whitgift School Croydon OTC with Fattorini mark...

Whitgift School Croydon OTC with Fattorini mark on back of badge. Hard to shoot as beneath slider. I'm as sure as anyone can be that this one is absolutely correct.
Mark
Forum: General Topics. 30-04-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By dubaiguy
I have two OTC badges with Fattorini makers...

I have two OTC badges with Fattorini makers marks. Whitgift and Mount St Mary's College.

I'm pretty confident about the Whitgift badge; Mount St Mary's not so much. I had assumed on the strength...
Forum: General Topics. 16-04-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,046
Posted By dubaiguy
Royal ScotsFusiliers

Interesting that OSD badges are now being discussed as I am sure I remember a thread from the early days of the Forum which concluded that Lambourne only made OR badges.

That made me slightly...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By dubaiguy
That's very interesting- thanks for sharing the...

That's very interesting- thanks for sharing the information.

Leigh - the cap is also maker marked to RA Hughes.

Bess - I have a number of silver a/a collars to Scottish Regiments. The Royal...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 13-04-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By dubaiguy
Royal Irish Fusiliers in a/a

I was pleased to be able to put these RIF in a/a together today, so I thought it might be helpful to share.
Cheers
Matk
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-04-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By dubaiguy
Your Cameron looks like it may be cast from the...

Your Cameron looks like it may be cast from the badge bottom left on the attached. This badge stands out as St Andrew looks a bit like a bar room brawler. Flat busted pug nose, puffy eyes and...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 09-04-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By dubaiguy
A big thanks to all - and if like me you have...

A big thanks to all - and if like me you have never seen one - we sure have now.
Mark
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-04-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By dubaiguy
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers anodised collars

Does anyone know if collars to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers were ever made in a/a.
Cheers
Mark
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