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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By KLR
Interesting to hear of Dowler crimps (the only...

Interesting to hear of Dowler crimps (the only Dowler badge I have is the Dowler AA Lpl Irish)
Do you know who made the 'all WM KOYLI, Royal Leics beret badge etc' ??
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By KLR
I've just gone through my (KLR cap badges)...

I've just gone through my (KLR cap badges) collection and found the following


1896 (regular) Pattern- 5 with crimps, 2 are quite early (ie before 1908)
TF Bns c1908-15 3 crimps
TF Bns...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-01-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By KLR
The two piece Lpl Scottish glengarry badge was...

The two piece Lpl Scottish glengarry badge was produced from 1908 to 1937 but only given the Pattern in 1915 when the WO started giving Patt nos from 1915 as Pattern 603/1915.


The one piece...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-01-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By KLR
The original 1908 badge survived to 1937...

The original 1908 badge survived to 1937 (superseded by the Cameron version), but a New Metal version was produced for the ‘V’ (The Liverpool Scottish) Coy, 5th/8th (Vol) Bn The King’s Regt in 1992....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-01-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By KLR
I'm falling off my chair.... It is...

I'm falling off my chair....


It is ABSOLUTELY RUBBISH. No Lpl Scot badge was EVER made in bi-metal. I (and others) have been to the National Archives, NAM, IWM (let alone the Lpl Scot Assoc in...
Forum: General Topics. 24-01-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By KLR
Yes! Earlier badges of two separate...

Yes!


Earlier badges of two separate metals were linked by 'tabs' usually projecting upwards from the lower piece and brazed on to the upper piece.


For the 4362A/1896 Pattern, King's (worn...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-01-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By KLR
Neil, I'm amazed by the wealth of your new (Lancs...

Neil, I'm amazed by the wealth of your new (Lancs so far) collection - well done!
At least you have a number of specialist regimental experts on hand here.
Forum: General Topics. 22-01-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By KLR
If it's any help, I've put up my Lambourne badges...

If it's any help, I've put up my Lambourne badges in my album (which I'm trying to tidy up)


The only other KLR Lambourne badges is the 6th Bn (Lpl Rifles) - with

LAMBOURNE & C o / BIRMINGHAM...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-01-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By KLR
The WO authorised a new pattern for The Loyal...

The WO authorised a new pattern for The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment - 0838/1908.
Essentially it was the same design as the original 4515A/1897 (QVC) and the 4515B/1902 Pattern (KC) but...
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By KLR
I've been thinking for years of going to...

I've been thinking for years of going to Companies House in Cardiff to look up badge manufacturers. I went to Birmingham archives years ago but I don't think I found Lambourne - but loads of other...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-01-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By KLR
I agree that there are hundreds of copies of the...

I agree that there are hundreds of copies of the die struck 8th Bn badges.
However, I bought mine from a military tailors off Williamson Square in Liverpool in the late 1960s. They had a box of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-01-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By KLR
Not sure which badge you are thinking of.... the...

Not sure which badge you are thinking of.... the 1896 Pattern (definitely genuine)
or the Lpl Pals - - yes the first 3 badges
(not sure about a toucan!?)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By KLR
"Grove are recorded in Birmingham telephone books...

"Grove are recorded in Birmingham telephone books at 234 Great King Street from 1933 to 1958. In 1933 they are described as Grove Mfg. Co, Clasps but from 1935 they are Grove Manufacturing Comany...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-01-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By KLR
crikey, it'll take me a while to go through...

crikey, it'll take me a while to go through these! I won't comment on collar badgs or shoulder titles !

Anyway, I hope I have the illustrations in order
here goes

FIRST PATTERN (aka Pattern...
Forum: General Topics. 17-01-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By KLR
To be exact - I have a framed collection of 79...

To be exact - I have a framed collection of 79 1914 infy badges
373 King's badges (there are about 30 that would complete the coll) in a box
About 20 or so of spares, duplicates etc in a box
About...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-01-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By KLR
There is another explanation... (they are not...

There is another explanation...
(they are not fakes !)


There was an all WM version of the BM regular King's Regt (Pattern 14312/1950) which was a 'Walking Out' badge.

There are three marked...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-01-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By KLR
well, we all love junk! take care J

well, we all love junk!


take care
J
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-01-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By KLR
Hello HNY Rob - where are all your King's rubbish...

Hello HNY Rob - where are all your King's rubbish that you to need to get rid of..

best wishes
J
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By KLR
The only way to find out the 'first' Northants...

The only way to find out the 'first' Northants cap badge.
The first N cap badge was auth on 5th April 1898 as Pattern 4639/1898
The second Pattern (with corrected tower and shorter key) was auth...
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By KLR
Thanks Luke - if my wife complains about my...

Thanks Luke - if my wife complains about my (modest c 450 in a box and a frame of 1914 badges) I can show her your photographs !!!!!!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-01-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By KLR
I have not found any evidence for a crowned 8VB...

I have not found any evidence for a crowned 8VB glengarry badge. I do not believe that a QVC was ever attached to the 8VB circlet. Most Scottish circlets did not have a crown.


These badges were...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-01-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By KLR
Lawrence, what you appear to want is a badge to...

Lawrence, what you appear to want is a badge to the 8th Volunteer Battalion of the King's Liverpool Regiment. It was a late-comer as it was founded in 1900. It was transformed as the 10th (Scottish...
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By KLR
You haven't mentioned the obvious - there were...

You haven't mentioned the obvious - there were number of rifle units whose cap badges were officially blackened by the manufacturers!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-01-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By KLR
12,000 "all 1916 GM" badges" for the RMunsters...

12,000 "all 1916 GM" badges" for the RMunsters were made in 1916.


The RIF and the RDFus never had 1916 badges!


(the only Irish badges I only collect are the Lpl Irish)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-01-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By KLR
Aha, I thought you were after a headdress badge -...

Aha, I thought you were after a headdress badge - as in a Glengarry badge. Actually, a similar badge you illustrated was worn on officer's feathers bonnet - probably also scarce. Yes, look at Peter's...
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