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Forum: General Topics. 06-01-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By magpie
I have several badges that obviously have been...

I have several badges that obviously have been blackend at one time that aren't meant to be, I picked up a grenadiers badge a long time ago that had been repeatedly painted although about half was...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 682
Posted By magpie
This badge.

This badge.
Forum: General Topics. 02-01-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By magpie
As with all these votes, you shouldn't moan about...

As with all these votes, you shouldn't moan about those who did vote but those who didn't and then moan they didn't get what they wanted.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-12-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By magpie
Others still out there....

Others still out there. https://www.theregaliaspecialist.com/Great_War_Britain/British_Cap_Badges_WWI-_Officers
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 16-12-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By magpie
As said both good badges, but don't lift the...

As said both good badges, but don't lift the blades as in pic 3 to look at the maker mark as you'll find they will snap off or fracture.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-12-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By magpie
I think you'll find the lugs are replacements,...

I think you'll find the lugs are replacements, the originals would have been cast in with the badge as one piece, look at the two lines the go down through where the lugs would have been where the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-11-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By magpie
What's that saying, every day's a school day,...

What's that saying, every day's a school day, some are going to learn from their purchases.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By magpie
18sigs without the 18

18sigs without the 18
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 04-11-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By magpie
Thank you Jon.

Thank you Jon.
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By magpie
Kids, some plank who doesn't know what he's doing...

Kids, some plank who doesn't know what he's doing or someone who does but wants to rehome the plaque to make a badge just that little bit better.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By magpie
There was an Or's Kc badge with mounted wheel...

There was an Or's Kc badge with mounted wheel from the same makers a few months back on a Web page, I don't rember seeing one of those before.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-10-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By magpie
It look like the suspension bar is home made, not...

It look like the suspension bar is home made, not what is expect for a medal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,241
Posted By magpie
Yes, it could be a tabby.

Yes, it could be a tabby.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-10-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By magpie
Looks like the wings have been cut off a badge...

Looks like the wings have been cut off a badge and added to the new centre piece to me, look at the right hand side, perhaps a picture of the back would confirm this.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,241
Posted By magpie
No, I can see tails on the voided badges and I'm...

No, I can see tails on the voided badges and I'm sure others can too.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,241
Posted By magpie
Do you need the pictures resubmitted in braille ;)

Do you need the pictures resubmitted in braille ;)
Forum: Headdress 12-10-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By magpie
From chemistry at school I remember mothballs...

From chemistry at school I remember mothballs contain Naphthalene which give it that smell.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-10-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By magpie
And probably referring to its colour not what...

And probably referring to its colour not what it's made of.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-10-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By magpie
The badges are chemically treated to be brown not...

The badges are chemically treated to be brown not just dirty.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-10-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,241
Posted By magpie
A boer war period badge I believe.

A boer war period badge I believe.
Forum: Infantry 06-10-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By magpie
Which is why it looks polished on the scroll...

Which is why it looks polished on the scroll ends, a lot of badges are like this under the overlays.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/canadian_expeditionary_force/cef_e8.htm
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By magpie
OK ;)

OK ;)
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-09-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By magpie
Sorry got to be said, the pictures would seem...

Sorry got to be said, the pictures would seem virtually useless with too much in mostly out of focus pages well they are on my phone, not always the posters fault as I've tried to put up things in...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By magpie
What's your problem ;)

What's your problem ;)
Forum: Other Militaria 19-09-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By magpie
It may be for a smaller caliber like .32 if the...

It may be for a smaller caliber like .32 if the officer was of small stature
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