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Forum: General Topics 06-10-18, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Jacob Jeff Cossum in his white...

G'day Jacob

Jeff Cossum in his white covered, 1930 to 1942 book, book 1 shows this collar at the top right of page 34 and the comments re the collar state
" Design, Different design to hat",
...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 17-09-18, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Luke Sorry for being slow to come back to...

Hi Luke

Sorry for being slow to come back to you on this one.

As far as I knew and to the best of my knowledge the Tiptaft Rising Suns only came double marked, the one that I have is double...
Forum: General Topics 15-09-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Guys As far as Im concerned its very...

Hi Guys

As far as Im concerned its very difficult to date any of the General Service buttons, they could be WW 1 or 2, As far as Im concerned the one to look out for has the lines for the states...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-09-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Roy Very nice, sorry I cant afford it...

G'day Roy

Very nice, sorry I cant afford it right now.

Regards Phil.
Forum: Other Militaria 12-09-18, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up U'd think he'd put her in some high heels and...

U'd think he'd put her in some high heels and stockings before taking the photos !! He he he.
Forum: Indian Badges 12-09-18, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day I agree with Mick above. Regards ...

G'day

I agree with Mick above.

Regards Phil.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-09-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Deadeye You are getting the photos right...

Hi Deadeye

You are getting the photos right now, see what happens when you use some descent sights !

The lugs look to be Ok to me.

Regards Phil.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-09-18, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Deadeye Great shooting, of the...

Hi Deadeye

Great shooting, of the photographs. I don't like the look of the 'Footed" lugs on this one and the badge its self looks to be very new and shiny, but I stand to be corrected if...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-09-18, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Deadeye. Hey much better photos well...

G'day Deadeye.

Hey much better photos well done.

Could we please have photos of the back of the badge without the cotter pin and which clearly shows the bottom of the lugs where they join the...
Forum: Off topic 11-09-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs down Whilst Im not going to recount the bloody details...

Whilst Im not going to recount the bloody details here, look up what happened to Aussie nurses on Banka Island in New Guinea. Its enough to put you off your dinner ! Barstards.

Not happy

Phil.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-09-18, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Alex Pm sent Re Aust Para Instructors...

Hi Alex

Pm sent Re Aust Para Instructors badge.

regards

Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Lancer 17
Talking Careful BC they may be tooo heavy to carry

Careful BC they may be tooo heavy to carry
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-09-18, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Why not drop an email to the QRL museum they also...

Why not drop an email to the QRL museum they also have the 2 Notts yeomanry regiments in their museum. Talk to Mick Holtby, the regimental curator. Hes a good bloke and sure to be able to help.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-08-18, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Sean Whilst I don't collect IG, the...

G'day Sean

Whilst I don't collect IG, the album is very nice and good to look at for reference purposes. Hope that you do well.

Regards Phil.
Forum: General Topics. 28-08-18, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Lancer 17
Thumbs up Hi Dean Great job, pleased to have been able...

Hi Dean

Great job, pleased to have been able to help, but I really don't like E books, but I realise that cost of printing is the issue.

Good on ya !!

Regards

Phil.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 24-08-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile In the second photo hes wearing a bandoleer and...

In the second photo hes wearing a bandoleer and boots with spurs which suggests either cavalry or a mounted unit. Sorry I cant comment on the cap badges.

Regards Phil.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-08-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Thanks BC I stand to be corrected, if you...

Thanks BC

I stand to be corrected, if you have all the varieties that you list, Ive only ever seen the double marked varieties, my version is a family badge and has been in the family since WW1...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-08-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hello Luke Lets spell this out in words of...

Hello Luke

Lets spell this out in words of one syllable.

A genuine Tiptaft has the words Tiptaft and Birmingham stamped on to the back of the badge either side of the slider AND it will also...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-08-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Deadeye That's much better. First...

G'day Deadeye

That's much better.

First the left eye has a "wink" ie, it is not as deep or as defined as the right eye, this suggests that the die has been repaired at some time and has the...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 22-08-18, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,255
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Bull I have put a post on this thread to...

G'day Bull I have put a post on this thread to bring it to the top for your benefit.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 22-08-18, 02:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Bull There are lots of threads under this...

Bull

There are lots of threads under this heading here on the Forum. I seem to have posted on a dozen or so.

Mate, ONLY the double marked Tiptaft's are genuine, they have Tiptaft Birmingham...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-08-18, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hey Deadeye Whilst you may be able to shoot...

Hey Deadeye

Whilst you may be able to shoot straight your photos need some improvement !

How about trying again and get some more light and better focus to show the detail so that we can assist...
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 19-08-18, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Bull What do you regard as the "3rd...

G'day Bull

What do you regard as the "3rd Pattern" Rising Sun badge. Just to be clear before I try to answer the question.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-08-18, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile Hi Tony That looks to be a nice one, well...

Hi Tony

That looks to be a nice one, well done.

Looks like you have bowled a maiden over.

Regards

Phil.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 17-08-18, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By Lancer 17
Smile G'day Bull That's an original Tiptaft WW 1...

G'day Bull

That's an original Tiptaft WW 1 Rising Sun. I personally am not keen on Tiptaft Rising Suns as they have far too many "Dags" on the rays of the sun and that there are other Rising Suns...
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