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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By wright241
Just another way for fraudsters making money in...

Just another way for fraudsters making money in "profit at any price" mentality. They do it with everything else and nothing ever happens to them, so why not....
David
Forum: General Topics. 08-11-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,541
Posted By wright241
Just to help to bottom this one out. Here are 3...

Just to help to bottom this one out.
Here are 3 shots of 1 of the 3 I have with this type of fitting.
7QOH KC officers cast SG with x1 top lug/loop & short bottom
"fastener" - tab/blah, blah blah...
Forum: General Topics. 31-10-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By wright241
Lots of nice details and quality pics in colour...

Lots of nice details and quality pics in colour and a lot of new items - probably known, but they weren't in the 1st Edition. Excellent source of reference and on a par with ALL the other BABF...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 30-10-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,029
Posted By wright241
Very well done. Of course, you will now need a...

Very well done. Of course, you will now need a bigger frame for the 2nd one found. Remarkable find after all this time. You never know what else is lurking around.....
David
Forum: Arab Nations 27-10-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,351
Posted By wright241
Nice one Eddie and congrats on your promotion. ...

Nice one Eddie and congrats on your promotion. Well done all round.
David
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-10-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By wright241
I don't have my RDF/RMF GG's any more, but, I...

I don't have my RDF/RMF GG's any more, but, I don't like the shallow ball shape. The only GG's I now have are to the NF (5th Foot) and InnisFus and the shape of the ball is not lovely and round and...
Forum: Off topic 23-10-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By wright241
My condolences to the soldiers family. I wonder...

My condolences to the soldiers family.
I wonder whether Canadian law will now allow the shooters family to sue the Canadian government/police for excessive force and his "Human Rights". Sounds like...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,989
Posted By wright241
Peter, I was heavily into collecting badges...

Peter,
I was heavily into collecting badges then and I recall genuine (and I mean genuine!) glengarrys were about 25 and rarer ones - such as the Irish Militia ones - cost me around 60; whereas...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By wright241
Nail varnish removed sounds good. Will re-check...

Nail varnish removed sounds good. Will re-check the pics.
David
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By wright241
Thanks Guys. Luckily I still have a small case...

Thanks Guys. Luckily I still have a small case with 1950's dusters, metal polish and various brushes etc.
After giving it a "bristle brush for an hour" - it looks like this. The brooch fitting is...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By wright241
Thanks Griff. White spirit?? David

Thanks Griff. White spirit??
David
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By wright241
Northamptonshire Imperial Yeomanry O/R's Badge

I like the strking front and back on this one but I am a little confused about the metal. Its die-struck and unless my eyes are really going to pot, it seems to be bronze. Not in KK in this metal...
Forum: General Topics. 20-10-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,541
Posted By wright241
I would not have expected it to just fit into a...

I would not have expected it to just fit into a cut in the cloth, but to something more substantial e.g. the rear part (possibly) of the chinstrap or into the peak supporting material... I don't...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-10-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By wright241
Thanks Peter. Wish I had one I could take...

Thanks Peter. Wish I had one I could take pictures of....
Rgds, David
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,541
Posted By wright241
We are... Tongue sounds good to me. I thought I...

We are... Tongue sounds good to me. I thought I had three of this type somewhere, but can only find one other at the moment. Its an officers KC 7QOH. Apart from these, that's it. Not sure about...
Forum: General Topics. 18-10-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,541
Posted By wright241
Its one of mine and its a HMS 17th Lancers. The...

Its one of mine and its a HMS 17th Lancers. The later one (1934 'ish) I have has lugs, but the 1918/19 one has the bottom tab - or whatever else it is being called.
davis
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By wright241
Is this another crown type you refer to that I...

Is this another crown type you refer to that I have never heard of?? This is a getting to be very educational for me.

David
Forum: General Topics. 17-10-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By wright241
Brookies, What is "car break disc cleaner"??...

Brookies,
What is "car break disc cleaner"??
David
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-10-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,465
Posted By wright241
Well some potential cheater has got hold of them,...

Well some potential cheater has got hold of them, I tried to get them to take them out of circulation but called a halt to bidding at 22.00. And lets not have the politically correct brigade going on...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-10-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,310
Posted By wright241
Olof, Little perplexed by your post. If you...

Olof,
Little perplexed by your post. If you think the one being sold via the forum is not genuine - or you have doubts - you should show pics of the front and rear of the one in your collection...
Forum: General Topics. 06-10-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By wright241
ST, Opened the book yesterday and well,...

ST,
Opened the book yesterday and well, what can I say. Brilliant, first class for anything to do with Northumberland Fus and related badges. Very good to see the colour plates, additional...
Forum: Off topic 01-10-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By wright241
As an ex-army brat and (at the time) living in...

As an ex-army brat and (at the time) living in some "exotic" places abroad and wondering why there were so many soldiers around that had different badges of one sort or another on their uniforms...
Forum: Other Military Topics 29-09-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,100
Posted By wright241
Andy, Well put and it is very odd that that it...

Andy,
Well put and it is very odd that that it seems to be very "politically incorrect" to criticise people who do it (here in the UK), but to let them continue doing it without any consequences to...
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-09-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,100
Posted By wright241
Oh dear, this point (naming and shaming) sounds...

Oh dear, this point (naming and shaming) sounds very similar to what has been attempted in the past - and failed.
David
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-09-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By wright241
Gerard, I don't think it is a Hallmark, more...

Gerard,
I don't think it is a Hallmark, more likely a makers mark (and I am not aware of any list of all possible makers marks that exists - only the "common" ones. Common sense tells me if it...
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