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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Frank Kelley
What were the other badges, I assume not like...

What were the other badges, I assume not like this?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,126
Posted By Frank Kelley
As old as that?:eek:

As old as that?:eek:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Frank Kelley
Brand new and awful.

Brand new and awful.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Today, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 53
Posted By Frank Kelley
Originals would be worth rather more, I assume...

Originals would be worth rather more, I assume the buyer thought a bargain was to be had!:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By Frank Kelley
The whole badge rings alarm bells and the seller...

The whole badge rings alarm bells and the seller makes their volume rather loud.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Frank Kelley
It does appear to be die cast and broached at...

It does appear to be die cast and broached at some point, I would think an OSD example.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice, George Bixley was very much the...

Very nice, George Bixley was very much the volunteer who had enlisted for the duration, a warehouseman from Peckham, I wonder why he chose the Household Cavalry, I dare say the uniform had been a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, thanks for the photographs, to be quite...

Okay, thanks for the photographs, to be quite honest, if it were mine, I would not be happy with it and would seek a replacement.
Forum: Other Militaria 17-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a lovely find, certainly not something you...

What a lovely find, certainly not something you see very often, well done.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Frank Kelley
Honestly, I would not go anywhere near a badge...

Honestly, I would not go anywhere near a badge like that!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Frank Kelley
Is the Montgomeryshire dragon the real thing?

Is the Montgomeryshire dragon the real thing?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 835
Posted By Frank Kelley
Where does this information come from please?

Where does this information come from please?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would absolutely not bother with it, if I was...

I would absolutely not bother with it, if I was looking to buy an example I would certainly buy a standard Jennens made piece with a full set of sixth cycle Birmingham hallmarks for 1916-17.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Frank Kelley
Excellent, a bit more work to do and of course,...

Excellent, a bit more work to do and of course, sadly, more expense, but, certainly a good start to a difficult task these days.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-10-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would have thought that the presence of the...

I would have thought that the presence of the clip upon the reverse of the piece in the opening post does suggest, very clearly, that some were certainly issued.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is very interesting and to be quite honest...

That is very interesting and to be quite honest something that I have never really looked at, I have not seen all that many of them for sale either, on the badge side, I think that I will only have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 835
Posted By Frank Kelley
:D!

:D!
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-10-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,881
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly a handsome thing and ten thousand is...

Certainly a handsome thing and ten thousand is not a great number, I hope they prove to be as successful as the Somme and other reclaimed metal pieces that have been produced in recent times.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Frank Kelley
Note the use of the word "original" in the...

Note the use of the word "original" in the opening post!:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-10-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a superb badge, I like it very much.

What a superb badge, I like it very much.
Forum: General Topics 13-10-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Frank Kelley
A nice example of the First Transvaal Volunteers...

A nice example of the First Transvaal Volunteers cap badge, part of the Transvaal Volunteer Force raised by the new administration after the Anglo Boer War prior to the creation of the Union.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-10-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By Frank Kelley
Agreed and actually worn too!

Agreed and actually worn too!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-10-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Frank Kelley
RFC officers wore Bronze and Gilt cap Badges, the...

RFC officers wore Bronze and Gilt cap Badges, the former upon Service Dress, the latter on Patrol and Home Service Full Dress.
The badge you show is not original.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-10-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think having almost nothing invested would...

I think having almost nothing invested would certainly suggest to me that it cannot be original before actually looking at the photographs, but, on doing so, I agree with Simon, this badge has been...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,373
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is that?:confused:

What is that?:confused:
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