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Search: Posts Made By: Mike H
Forum: Off topic Today, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Mike H
It irritates me when I search in the UK for...

It irritates me when I search in the UK for ...... badge ,I get half listed under badges and patches the rest under militaria. Whereas on Ebay.com I get all the badges under militaria.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-01-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Mike H
The black brass looks as if it's been powder...

The black brass looks as if it's been powder coated Neil. I have a number of badges from this period and there black factory anodised or black painted anodised. I have a black painted metal one I was...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-01-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Mike H
The helmet plate is an ORs Neil. The Guelphic...

The helmet plate is an ORs Neil. The Guelphic crown is non void. Officers helmet plate is void. Dates from around 1875.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-01-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Mike H
Titles look ok Neil,the KRRC is from the Brigade...

Titles look ok Neil,the KRRC is from the Brigade period. Although ,I have images of KRR( top and bottom joined) being worn during that period too.

Last image 1st item is a crossbelt plate with 2...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Mike H
Three lugs on the back of the anodised is correct.

Three lugs on the back of the anodised is correct.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-01-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Mike H
There is one of these for sale on Steady the...

There is one of these for sale on Steady the Buffs.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Mike H
Rifles rank slides are an absolute nightmare....

Rifles rank slides are an absolute nightmare. There are so many variations. I do have a few.full sets but mostly missing the odd one or two from a set.
The 1st pattern with bugle,dpm,green and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Mike H
Probaly sourced from the same manufacturer Paul.

Probaly sourced from the same manufacturer Paul.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Mike H
Did these carry on being worn by Adult Staff Tim...

Did these carry on being worn by Adult Staff Tim ?

The way the cadet is embroidered on the top images reminds me of the Light Infantry cadet slides worn by Cornwall ACF. Obviously these were green...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-01-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Mike H
Jerry,your image clearly illustrates why I'm...

Jerry,your image clearly illustrates why I'm sceptical that it's a Danbury badge. The bent part of the blade is pretty small and it has the hole. The Danbury always seemed to have a squared end and...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-01-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Mike H
Strange . I can see why you think it's a Danbury....

Strange . I can see why you think it's a Danbury. At 1st glance I'd agree ,but looking closer it may not be.
The Danburys have quiet a big end fitted to the badge,these seem small with a hole in...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 08-01-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Mike H
Are the blades fitted over a little stub of metal...

Are the blades fitted over a little stub of metal ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Mike H
Rifles cadets.

Rifles cadets.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Mike H
The font on the Lincs badge looks very similar to...

The font on the Lincs badge looks very similar to the Grove mark used on their anodised badges. Probaly a genuine marked slider.

The Leicestershire Yeomanry has a horrid mark. Doesnt look right...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mike H
I'm sure there is Chris,it can definitely be...

I'm sure there is Chris,it can definitely be found in bullion
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-01-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Mike H
I agree with you on that Neil,I did mean during...

I agree with you on that Neil,I did mean during the Brigade period. I had a look in the old Churchill book. Sketchy to say the least. The cap badge collar it states post 1951 and the wreathed Tiger...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 04-01-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Mike H
It's on DPM so it's not current.

It's on DPM so it's not current.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Mike H
1st post 3rd image,the small East Anglia badge is...

1st post 3rd image,the small East Anglia badge is likely a collar. Dont think I've seen one before. If it is a collar ,then you need another.

2nd post ,I'm assuming there should be Royal Anglian...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Mike H
The large metal eagle is a pouch badge. The...

The large metal eagle is a pouch badge.
The large metal badge,last post.,maybe from the gates of a barracks.
I do recall the large badge on the gate was removed and disappeared very quickly when...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-01-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Mike H
PM sent Paul

PM sent Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-01-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Mike H
Apparently so yes. It's a lovely badge.

Apparently so yes. It's a lovely badge.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 31-12-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By Mike H
If you look at the.bottom of the listing it tells...

If you look at the.bottom of the listing it tells you who is selling the items. Pembury Militaria. The 12th Lancer tunic is 1200.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 29-12-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mike H
Personal opinion Colin,wrong un. To be honest I...

Personal opinion Colin,wrong un. To be honest I dont think I've ever seen a genuine one. I think it's one of the few that weren't ever made.
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By Mike H
You can get an aluminium powder kit from decent...

You can get an aluminium powder kit from decent car spares shops.
Forum: General Topics. 28-12-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By Mike H
You can clearly see differences on the backs of...

You can clearly see differences on the backs of the various badges. The angle.of the eye sockets,the scarf. All on the same early mark as well.
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