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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By Jelly Terror
Tom, In October of 1916, the War Office...

Tom,

In October of 1916, the War Office announced that all ranks of the Volunteer Force (who were at that time still clothed in their individual VTC uniforms, cap badges, insignia etc.) were to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-08-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Jelly Terror
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Forum: Other Military Topics 17-08-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Jelly Terror
Light Brigade Medals

Thought this might be of interest to some (from todayís Times)Ö

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JT
Forum: General Topics. 16-08-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,152
Posted By Jelly Terror
Just to add: ...

Just to add:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=508141&postcount=14
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Jelly Terror
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Jelly Terror
Seems highly likely, Luke. JT

Seems highly likely, Luke.

JT
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Jelly Terror
Just to add to Luke's comments... pre-TF thistle...

Just to add to Luke's comments... pre-TF thistle badge would still have been worn among some units for a short period follwing the inception of the TF (1908).

The images below show it being worn...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Jelly Terror
Thistle badge seen worn here in the Glengarry and...

Thistle badge seen worn here in the Glengarry and the cantle:

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Forum: Off topic 05-07-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Jelly Terror
Absolutely hilarious... hideous even. The...

Absolutely hilarious... hideous even.

The bronze one isn't much cop either.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 25-06-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By Jelly Terror
A gentleman should remove his hat as he enters a...

A gentleman should remove his hat as he enters a building, including a restaurant, home, classroom, theatre, church. This rule includes baseball caps and casual hats. Hats are to be removed when...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By Jelly Terror
I believe the red Britannia on yellow triangle,...

I believe the red Britannia on yellow triangle, is Norfolk CCF.

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-05-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Jelly Terror
Happy to be corrected but I believe rank was no...

Happy to be corrected but I believe rank was no longer displayed on the cuff post-1920.

JT
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-05-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Jelly Terror
Hello Simon, Yes... it would date you pic to...

Hello Simon,

Yes... it would date you pic to no earlier than 1916 when, in October of that year, the WO announced that in place of previously worn VTC collar badges, officers of the newly formed...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jelly Terror
There are many so-called 'reputable' dealers who...

There are many so-called 'reputable' dealers who are most definitely not above knowingly flogging dicey badges. The lamb in post #41 was bought from a very well-known and highly respected dealer, and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jelly Terror
Tom, As I am sure many will concur, being...

Tom,

As I am sure many will concur, being able to ID a badge as being dodgy or kosher cannot simply be reduced to a matter of 'either this or that' (and I appreciate that is not what you're saying...
Forum: General Topics. 10-05-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jelly Terror
Hear, hear.

Hear, hear.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jelly Terror
One of the telltale signs of inauthenticity on...

One of the telltale signs of inauthenticity on the Blackheath & Woolwich (and many other moody badges for that matter) is the anorexic font to the lower scroll. If you'd care to search the forum...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-04-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Jelly Terror
Examples of all three fixings for Pattern...

Examples of all three fixings for Pattern 884D/1903 ('for new pattern forage cap and foreign service helmet'). Obsolete as of 13th December 1905 - replaced with Pattern 884E/1905 (KK2011) in order...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-03-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By Jelly Terror
Giorgos, Casting notwithstanding, this badge...

Giorgos,

Casting notwithstanding, this badge (pattern 884E/1905), rendered its predecessor (Pattern 884D/1903) obsolete as of 13th December 1905, in order to accommodate additional honours.

As...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-02-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Jelly Terror
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-02-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Jelly Terror
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthrea...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63588&highlight=
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By Jelly Terror
Michael, May I ask which badge it was? ...

Michael,

May I ask which badge it was?

JT
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By Jelly Terror
Michael, Whilst Iím unable to provide you...

Michael,

Whilst Iím unable to provide you with a definitive answer, I can tell you that on the 5th November 1914, the 1st Bn., London Rifle Brigade, landed at Le Havre, France. Sometime during...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-12-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Jelly Terror
If it helps, here is a Woodward example, which is...

If it helps, here is a Woodward example, which is in keeping with the more horizontal-type scroll:

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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Jelly Terror
Michael, You may find this thread of...

Michael,

You may find this thread of interest:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=401238
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