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Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 08:19 AM
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Posted By 1664
Irv, Some images from ‘Personal Distinctions’,...

Irv,
Some images from ‘Personal Distinctions’, (with permission of the copyright holder). The cap is the best one in the collection at the Royal Marines Museum. The two others show different...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,120
Posted By 1664
Irv, If you Google rm badges it should take you...

Irv,
If you Google rm badges it should take you to Mark Philips website, look in the section on RM Documents for ďclothing price listsĒ you get what is effectively a list of every badge worn by the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
See my post no25. Whilst the waves come up the...

See my post no25. Whilst the waves come up the side of the ship the design of the waves across the top of the globe is different to both Marsh’s one and the genuine ones I’ve seen. I’m glad you...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
I saw this badge a few years ago and it really...

I saw this badge a few years ago and it really got under my skin. The die used for the ship and globe is one I have never seen before. I have a genuine example and several restikes and the die...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
He certainly was.

He certainly was.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
Iím not, even as you say itís a fake.

Iím not, even as you say itís a fake.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
Not quite

Not quite
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
Someone had taken a huge amount of trouble,...

Someone had taken a huge amount of trouble, thatís why I bought it and it wonít be appearing on a dealers list.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1664
No, it isnít. Itís much more interesting than...

No, it isnít. Itís much more interesting than that.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-07-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 424
Posted By 1664
When I was a school boy I had a Saturday job...

When I was a school boy I had a Saturday job working for a well known militaria/camping store in the north west. Martin Marsh used to come in and sell his badges, by weight, the shop bought boxes of...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-07-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,120
Posted By 1664
The south lug is quite a way above the bottom of...

The south lug is quite a way above the bottom of the badge, this allows it to sit over the fabric of the cap, whilst being attached to the peak. If you look at the images you and others have posted...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-07-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By 1664
Agree. All the east and west versions I have...

Agree. All the east and west versions I have handled I would not have in my collection.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 13-07-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By 1664
This is incorrect.

This is incorrect.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 28-05-21, 06:29 AM
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Posted By 1664
Although all Marine Cadet units were granted the...

Although all Marine Cadet units were granted the title Royal Marines Cadets in 2014, they remain part of different Ďparentí cadet movements, the rounders tell you which parent organisation they...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By 1664
Benhamís design and note of who went on to make...

Benhamís design and note of who went on to make the uniforms in 1905.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-05-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By 1664
Pete I tried to PM you but it has gone astray....

Pete
I tried to PM you but it has gone astray. Over 200 of these were made for the centenary celebrations of Trafalgar in 1905 and were used in the Corps for tattoos until after WW2. These were...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-05-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By 1664
Both were in use at the same time, but the bigger...

Both were in use at the same time, but the bigger crown only appears in WW2
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-05-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By 1664
A very rare thing, I have auction records for RM...

A very rare thing, I have auction records for RM items back to the 1960s, none have ever appeared for sale, have sent you a PM
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-05-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By 1664
Wow, they are shiny. The one on the left is WW2...

Wow, they are shiny. The one on the left is WW2 period production, the other two were worn from 1923 until 1951.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-04-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By 1664
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-04-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By 1664
What a beautiful thing. Iím pretty certain the...

What a beautiful thing. Iím pretty certain the back is horn and the front bone, but canít quite see clearly enough in the picture to be certain. The India on the globe is interesting and makes me...
Forum: Military Buttons 07-04-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By 1664
Glad itís not just me.

Glad itís not just me.
Forum: Military Buttons 07-04-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By 1664
Of course

Of course
Forum: Military Buttons 06-04-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By 1664
Iíve only ever traced one earlier, silver faced...

Iíve only ever traced one earlier, silver faced with incised anchor, these appear in two portraits that both date to 1755-1765 period. See picture, top left for an example that was found in New York
Forum: General Topics. 17-12-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,805
Posted By 1664
My badge of the year, 1850s Royal Marines...

My badge of the year, 1850s Royal Marines officerís forage cap badge.
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