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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 20-12-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Ashantee
Corbett's book

Or
THE REGIMENTAL BADGES OF NEW ZEALAND by Corbett

THE REGIMENTAL BADGES OF NEW ZEALAND by Corbett rev enlarged 1980 edition. Hb. 320 pages with over 1,000 illustrated . Very good condition. ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-04-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Ashantee
If you have a copy of Denis Wood's wonderful book...

If you have a copy of Denis Wood's wonderful book "The Fifth Fusiliers and its Badges" Edn 2 look at the badge on page 145 and you can clearly see where a lion hallmark has been stamped into the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Ashantee
Buyer Beware - 3rd NF Pipers Brooch

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3rd-Volunteer-Battalion-Northumberland-Fusiliers-Pipers-Plaid-brooch-1902-silver/123741717632?hash=item1ccf94c480:g:YNEAAOSwAKxcuxgkSee:&autorefresh=true

This is highly...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-10-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By Ashantee
Lugs

The early Reid & Sons issues all had lugs e-w, later issues during the war are found with n-s lug layout. Although this one has been relugged.

Ashantee
Forum: Army 21-09-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Ashantee
British Army Training Team Kenya?

British Training Team Kenya wore a similar badge, but only seen a much more modern version
Cheers
Ashantee
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Ashantee
Confirmation of 8 being worn rather than a star on Africa ribbon

Well said, and to add grist to the mill, here is a photo of my Grandad wearing the 8 on his medal ribbon. He served with LRDG from about 1941 onwards and was their CQMS, ex RTR (black beret). This...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-07-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Ashantee
43rd RTR Flash?

I noticed this recently listed and was puzzled by it on Deadspartan:

https://www.deadspartan.co.uk/shop.php?ps=1&pg=2#prettyPhoto[66116]/0/

I thought that the colours of 43rd RTR and 49th RTR...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-07-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Ashantee
Hi, it is an officer's badge, slidered badges...

Hi, it is an officer's badge, slidered badges were worn by officers of the regiment from 1936 - 1959. See Col Denis Wood's Fifth Fusiliers and its Badges, No 176 (2nd Edn) or No 173 (1st Edn). The...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-07-18, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Ashantee
More info here too www.qmsmilitaria.com item...

More info here too

www.qmsmilitaria.com item no 57224 (type this in the search bar)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-07-18, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By Ashantee
www.qmsmilitaria.com also has some good early DLI...

www.qmsmilitaria.com also has some good early DLI items for sale
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Ashantee
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Ashantee
Sold, many thanks! Ashantee

Sold, many thanks!
Ashantee
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Ashantee
Many thanks, most helpful. It is available for...

Many thanks, most helpful. It is available for sale should any one be intersted. Please PM me
Cheers
Ashantee
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Ashantee
Without doubt, thank you. In your opinion do you...

Without doubt, thank you. In your opinion do you think it is their cap badge or a collar? Brilliant, you have made my night
Cheers
Ashantee
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Ashantee
Help on ID please - Is this a New Zealand Unit Badge?

Hi All,

Some help please. This is a very well made badge, die cast bronze finish, two original loops and maker marked (very small gaunt mark, this one is ok with the central full stop), and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Ashantee
Hi Mike Many thanks for that, Kind regards ...

Hi Mike
Many thanks for that,
Kind regards
Mike (Ashantee)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-07-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Ashantee
843 green square red felt diagonal car pennant

Any help identifying the depicted car / vehicle pennant please. It is six inches square and has its own leather sheaf. Bolts for securing to a vehicle or the like. Ashantee
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-12-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Ashantee
Hi Andy Thanks for the quick reply. Cheers ...

Hi Andy
Thanks for the quick reply.
Cheers
Ashantee
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-12-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Ashantee
Upper Thames Patrol - opinions please

Hi all, I picked this up in a junk shop in Newbury about 10 years ago, always felt it looked good to me, but would welcome other views as I have seen this has been heavily copied over the years. ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ashantee
I have seen a similar one recently, perhaps worn...

I have seen a similar one recently, perhaps worn on sun helmet when the regiment saw service in Palestine, India or Burma. Any other thoughts?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ashantee
Naming the copies

I think the offer to write on the back of each one that they are copies, produced for xyz celebration or event, is a very generous one given the circumstances and purpose. In a 100 years, they will...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ashantee
KK1394

I like this badge a lot, it is fine as far as I am concerned. The faker (if it were one) has gone to a lot of trouble to break off the tip of the lion's tail too!

Cheers
Mike
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Ashantee
Thanks everybody, what a shame they felt the need...

Thanks everybody, what a shame they felt the need to do this.
Cheers
Ashantee
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-08-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Ashantee
Unusual Gaunt naming

The badge looks right enough but never seen this pattern of gaunt naming before. Any thoughts?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-10-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Ashantee
Hi Manimal Welcome to the forum Cheers ...

Hi Manimal
Welcome to the forum
Cheers
Ashantee
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