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Forum: General Topics. 18-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By badger123
Yes, very intriguing but clearly worn as a cap...

Yes, very intriguing but clearly worn as a cap badge. Its these oddities that make the hobby more interesting.

Ivan
Forum: General Topics. 17-02-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By badger123
Thanks Tinto, its nice to be able to pick up the...

Thanks Tinto, its nice to be able to pick up the more unusual variants.

Ivan
Forum: General Topics. 17-02-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By badger123
A couple of new York and Lancs arrivals

I thought I would share a couple of newly acquired and not very common York and Lancaster badges.

Firstly, a 2nd VB OSD badge. Not in use for very long (1902-1908) and different in that most Y&L...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-12-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By badger123
Thanks for your replies Simon/CB/Keith, I think...

Thanks for your replies Simon/CB/Keith, I think you've managed to narrow it down to the turn of the century.

I'll have a good look at Dress Regs and the regimental journal for the period.

Many...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-12-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By badger123
Full Dress Rank Braid Query

I bought this full dress jacket a while ago as it belonged to a regular York and Lancs officer (named as TW Parkinson) who was the Adjutant of the 5th Battalion York and Lancs before and during WW1....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-12-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By badger123
Its a Forage Cap badge (rather than a pouch...

Its a Forage Cap badge (rather than a pouch badge) to the 3rd West Yorkshire Militia.

See here
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-12-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,069
Posted By badger123
Is that you Peter?

Is that you Peter?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-05-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By badger123
York and Lancs Volunteer Battalion collar badge. ...

York and Lancs Volunteer Battalion collar badge.

Looks like its got a brooch pin on the back?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By badger123
Its a York and Lancaster volunteer battalion pre...

Its a York and Lancaster volunteer battalion pre 1896 collar badge with a brooch pin.

I
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By badger123
Excellent information Keith, very much...

Excellent information Keith, very much appreciated.

I
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By badger123
The dark material is definitely black and not...

The dark material is definitely black and not green.

Much appreciated.
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 29-12-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By badger123
Thanks Keith, fantastic information. Whether it...

Thanks Keith, fantastic information. Whether it has been used or not I couldn't say.

I know absolutely nothing about these type of badges so if not general practice for these to be worn on a...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 28-12-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By badger123
Help with ID of this patch

I suspect this patch is Australian so have posted it here for any comments.

As well as looking for an ID, I'm interested in knowing what era this patch is. I should say that it's likely to be...
Forum: Headdress 13-10-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By badger123
Nice to see you are still around Andy. Its...

Nice to see you are still around Andy. Its definitely York and Lancs with a Yorkshire brigade badge so between 1958 and 1968.

See the Headwear page here
...
Forum: General Topics. 11-04-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By badger123
Nice to hear from you again Andy. Its very...

Nice to hear from you again Andy.

Its very faint but yes, I think you're right.

There most be more out there folks?

Many thanks, Ivan
Forum: Forum Operation 09-04-17, 07:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,127
Posted By badger123
I've never used the 'New Posts' function on my...

I've never used the 'New Posts' function on my laptop, I always use the quick links 'Todays Posts'.

Accessing this way always shows the new posts (highlighted) and when I have opened a new post,...
Forum: Forum Operation 08-04-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,127
Posted By badger123
I don't think I'm having any such problems?

I don't think I'm having any such problems?
Forum: General Topics. 04-04-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By badger123
That's interesting Bill but never the less proof...

That's interesting Bill but never the less proof that in addition to the SVDC badges, misspelt Montreal plaques exist on other badges as well.

When I originally asked my question about the...
Forum: General Topics. 04-04-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By badger123
They are definitely around but I suspect that...

They are definitely around but I suspect that people don't readily see the misspelling, see this thread (look carefully at the spelling on the plaque on the picture in post #1)
...
Forum: General Topics. 03-04-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By badger123
Its a perfectly good badge and similar to one of...

Its a perfectly good badge and similar to one of several in my collection. I've yet to see a dodgy SVDC badge. I'm sure if they had been copied, we would see them in larger numbers but as it stands,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-04-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By badger123
ah, that makes sense Rob. Cheers

ah, that makes sense Rob.

Cheers
Forum: General Topics. 02-04-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,857
Posted By badger123
When it comes to buying badges for myself my view...

When it comes to buying badges for myself my view is this. Its my money, its my collection, if I want to pay 2, 20 or 200 for a badge then that's my business. If its something I want in my...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-04-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By badger123
Makes my Sheffield VDC Gaunt plaques even more...

Makes my Sheffield VDC Gaunt plaques even more mysterious.......
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-04-17, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By badger123
See post #2

See post #2
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-04-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By badger123
I wouldn't know enough about the badge to tell...

I wouldn't know enough about the badge to tell you if its genuine or not but the plaque looks like a good Gaunt plaque (rounded edges rather than square edges).

Having said that, it has been known...
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