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Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 19-02-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,475
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Collection of 'On War Service' badges

Hi dumdum

Many thanks for sharing some of your badges. I believe it is your ‘Q’ series Thomas Fattorni badge that has “Best” overstamped across the word “Fire”, which does seem to be something...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 16-02-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,475
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
1915 ‘On War Service’ alphanumeric series makers

Hi dumdum

No worries, glad the latest posting has helped clarify my thoughts on matters. For what it’s worth below are the makers I’ve seen for the various lettered series of the 1915 ‘On War...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-02-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,475
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
‘On War Service’ badges – an alphanumeric system?

Hello again dumdum & Michael

I think you might both have misunderstood my last posting a little, as I am actually saying the opposite to what you seem to think. I do not think that the letters...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-02-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,475
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
‘On War Service’ Badges and their numbering

Hello Michael & dumdum

I was interested to hear what you were told Michael, about why some 1915 ‘On War Service’ badges may have been nickel plated because they were worn by supervisors, and I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-02-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,563
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Worn Leicesters S&G Badge

Hello Monty

That’s a very nice badge you have there, despite all the wear, which, although a shame is, itself, interesting. It is my belief that the badge you have, although apparently unmarked,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,303
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Use of braze/vent holes

Hi JT

Glad you didn’t mind me showing off my ‘fat-cats’ - just thought by putting up these Leicesters examples with small round braze holes it would help clarify that this in itself is not a sign...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,303
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
The question of small round braze/vent holes

Hello JT

This is just a quick posting about small round braze/vent holes, which I generally have no problem with. To illustrate things please see below three examples of the ‘fat-cat’ Leicesters...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,303
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Differences and similarties in Queen's badges

Hi JT

Glad to hear you’re not too upset with my troublemaking ways! I would agree that there are indeed similarities between your ‘A’/‘B’ badges and your ‘C’ badge, though I’d personally see...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Indian Badge Makers Research

Hello Jon

Glad you liked my old postings about Indian makers, and at least you now know a little more about your badge and who made it. I do see that whilst Eden & Co. were listed in that trade...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,303
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Differences in Queen's badges

Hello JT

I hope you don’t mind, but I’ve tried to do a bit of a composite image using two of your photos, in an attempt to highlight the features that I think exist between your ‘A’/‘B’ type and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,303
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Different Makers’ Types?

Hi JT

This is just a quick posting in reply to your most interesting thread, though I’m afraid you won’t be happy with what I’m about to say!

Firstly, whilst I would agree that your examples...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-02-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Eden & Co.

Hi Jon

Back in 2014 I did a bit of digging with regards to Indian badge makers, and posted up the results to this thread (http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=36477&page=2). I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-02-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Fake Birmingham Pals Badge on ebay

Well it seems the badge re-sold for a modest £8.50, which, for what it is, is much more reasonable than the £40.99 it went for the first time ’round. I take your point Alan, about how because the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 07-02-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Annandale 1915 badge for sale

Hello dumdum

Thank you for your posting. I did actually put the badge up in the classified section of the Forum here (http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59834), at a price...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-02-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,563
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Leicesters badges with oval braze holes

Hello Tim

Regarding Leicesters badge with oval sweat/braze holes, it actually rather all depends on the badge in question! As far as I can recall there are two different manufacturers’ types that...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-02-17, 10:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,563
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
‘Kitten-faced’ and non-‘kitten-faced’ Leicesters Badges

Hi JT

In order to respond to your question I’ve hurriedly put together the attached image from some photos I already had, so I hope they suffice! The badge on the left is the ‘kitten-faced’ one,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-02-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,563
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
‘Striation’ marks on Leicesters badges

Hello Tim

I’ve had a quick look at a couple of my ‘kitten-faced’ maker’s type Leicesters badge like yours, and on these there seem to be ‘striation’ marks pretty much all along the lower edge and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-02-17, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Royal Warwicks ebay fake

Hello Alan

Thank you for your posting. You may well be right about a dealer having previously bought the badge, before returning it to the seller upon physically examining it and discovering it...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-02-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Birmingham Pals Fake Badge?

Although I don’t usually comment on badges that are up for sale on ebay, there is one that has caught my eye here (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/201800273990) which concerns me. Firstly, it looks like...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 02-02-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Annandale paper manufacturers’ badge?

Hi Jon

Many thanks for your interesting suggestion about the paper makers. I managed to have a look in the Royal National Directory of Scotland (with map) 1915, which was jointly produced by...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-02-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,076
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Leicesters Badges – genuine, or not genuine?

Hello Terry

By now I actually have a number of this same maker’s variant in my collection, as bi-metal and all-brass, both with and without the ‘Hindoostan’ top scroll. However, because of the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 31-01-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Annandale 1915 ‘war service’ badge?

Hello Charlie

Many thanks for your latest posting – I was actually thinking along similar lines myself, in that, if it was for the colliery, then one colour could be for the miners and the other...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 30-01-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Annandale Colliery badge?

Thank you for your latest responses gentlemen. The idea that the colour of the badges might reflect day and night shifts in a factory is intriguing, though I don’t think anything like this has ever...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-01-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Core Variants and Makers’ Variants

Hi JT

Many thanks indeed for taking time to explain the rationale behind your classification system in such a thorough and comprehensive way. I can certainly appreciate everything you say about...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 29-01-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By 'Ticker' Riley
Annandale walking or pilgrimage badge??

Many thanks for the posting GTB – an interesting theory, though I do note the Annandale Way was, in fact, only established in 2009. St James’s Way, ultimately leading to Santiago de Compostela in...
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