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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By manchesters
Plenty on google. Including the good, the bad...

Plenty on google. Including the good, the bad and the ugly
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By manchesters
James, They are yours. Thankyou SOLD

James, They are yours. Thankyou

SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By manchesters
Open to reasonable offers. regards

Open to reasonable offers.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By manchesters
The lack of a blade, or loop is not a problem for...

The lack of a blade, or loop is not a problem for me if the badge is rare or scarce even, but on an everyday badge I would say it halves the price because there are just so many perfect ones...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By manchesters
Attributed 5th Suffolk Regiment WW1

Hello,

These are the keepsake badges of 1667 Private William Thomas BARR, who served in 13 Platoon of 'D' Company the 5th (TF) Bn. The Suffolk Regiment in WW1.

Born in 1892 he was schooled at...
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By manchesters
Just my opinion. I am sure others will give...

Just my opinion. I am sure others will give theirs for you
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By manchesters
Hello, Something not right about it. ...

Hello,

Something not right about it.

Poor quality yet purporting to be silver with its silver loops.

Looks like a cast copy to me and not a genuine piece.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-08-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By manchesters
It is a Warrant Officer Class 2, being that of...

It is a Warrant Officer Class 2, being that of the RQMS. (except for some of WW2, but I wont confuse you with that)

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By manchesters
All sold except for Churchills Collar badge book....

All sold except for Churchills Collar badge book.


regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-08-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
The DR over the wheel has been seen on here as...

The DR over the wheel has been seen on here as WW!

The DR in wreath is occasionally found in that style but the one of Marks is definately an early version and I wouldnt be surprised if its...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By manchesters
Open to offers. Kipling and King is a must...

Open to offers.

Kipling and King is a must have set for anyone collecting badges and cant see any offered in the UK cheaper.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 07-08-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By manchesters
Simple way is too rub them over smooth cardboard....

Simple way is too rub them over smooth cardboard.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
I picked mine up today, I dread to think what...

I picked mine up today, I dread to think what Mailboxes would have charged due to size and weight.

Check with me next time, if I am going down I will pick yours up for you and post them on.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
Yes they are. You received them very fast. ...

Yes they are.

You received them very fast.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 06-08-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By manchesters
Wrong rear!! Try again please regards

Wrong rear!! Try again please

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-08-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
Nice Mark, I saw the price! regards

Nice Mark, I saw the price!

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By manchesters
This is SOLD. 3. Territorial...

This is SOLD.



3. Territorial Battalions, a pictorial history 1859-1985 by Ray Westlake 1986 - 7.50 - SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By manchesters
Badge Books etc For Sale - Cheap

I have virtually mint, un used copies of the following Hard back books for sale. All original dust covers protected in clear plastic. These are from a private collection and are NOT ex library...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By manchesters
Both artificially aged, poor quality manufacture...

Both artificially aged, poor quality manufacture fakes.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-08-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 166
Posted By manchesters
The Pioneers arm badge with bugle above is...

The Pioneers arm badge with bugle above is specific to Light Infantry or Rifles.

So, HLI or Scottish Rifles.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-08-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,194
Posted By manchesters
Chris, Although I cant say categorically, I...

Chris,

Although I cant say categorically, I dont think it was worn by the British Army.

So which of us is right?

Its statements like that which really need proof otherwise they are...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
It would have been helpful if you had included...

It would have been helpful if you had included ALL the information you already had and saved me some time.

26/Cheshire is Timperley.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By manchesters
To me they look good. regards

To me they look good.

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
Hello, As she lived in Altrincham that was...

Hello,

As she lived in Altrincham that was then part of Cheshire.

She would therefore have been in 140/Cheshire V.A.D. the Female Detachment for the town and the Commandant was Miss E.A....
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-08-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 302
Posted By manchesters
i WOULD SAY SHE WAS A brcs MEMBER IN THE uk AND...

i WOULD SAY SHE WAS A brcs MEMBER IN THE uk AND THEN VOLUNTEERED FOR SERVICE ABROAD IN 1918 AND JOINED THE fany.

tHE WATCH SEEMS TO BE A LEAVING PRESENT AT THE TIME SHE LEFT THE brcs TO JOIN THE...
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