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Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By manchesters
Here you go Luke. ...

Here you go Luke.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By manchesters
I feel the forums sympathyometer on this one is...

I feel the forums sympathyometer on this one is registering zero.
caveat emptor as always when buying at auctions.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By manchesters
The hammer price alone should have rung alarm...

The hammer price alone should have rung alarm bells.

You cant buy an MC for less than £500 especially on on on line worldwide auction.

Buyer beware.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-06-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By manchesters
WW2 Royal Horse Artillery Beret Badge

Hello,

For sale a WW2, GVIR, Kings Crown, cast brass for a Firmin die, RHA beret badge with its two loops.

FIRMIN just visible to the left rear.

£20 including UK postage.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-06-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By manchesters
Royal Engineers Group of Badges FOR SALE

Hello,

A nice original group of Kings Crown, GVR, gilding metal RE Cap and Shoulder title badges, as seen.

£15 the lot including UK delivery.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-06-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By manchesters
For Sale - RAF cap badges

Hello,

3 original Kings Crown GM Cap Badges with loops.

£6 each with free UK delivery.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-06-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By manchesters
Typo above should say pre 1952. They were...

Typo above should say pre 1952.

They were pained that blue colour sometimes, I dont know why though.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By manchesters
Phill, 100% WW2 or later. Colours,...

Phill,

100% WW2 or later.

Colours, shape, construction.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 26-06-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By manchesters
Thanks lads

Thanks lads
Forum: General Topics. 25-06-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By manchesters
Photographing Badges with a Light Box

Hello,

I am seeking advice from those with the skills in photography.

I need to record my collection and the photos need to be suitable for reproducing in a book or catalogue and therefore no...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By manchesters
Its a crude cast copy, I wouldnt bother. ...

Its a crude cast copy, I wouldnt bother.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By manchesters
No, there are Hussars photos wearing them in...

No, there are Hussars photos wearing them in Linaker & Dine

Regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By manchesters
Luke, Compare them to these fakes on ebay. ...

Luke,

Compare them to these fakes on ebay.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/384963965171?hash=item59a1a3f0f3%3Ag%3AwqQAAOSwiZxisxUo&LH_BIN=1
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By manchesters
Luke, I have to say it looks a lot better in...

Luke,

I have to say it looks a lot better in this latest photo.

Check the hex lugs arent cast into it as one.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By manchesters
Luke, I believe the two T titles to be...

Luke,

I believe the two T titles to be modern copies.

They have the chemical aging seen on such titles.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By manchesters
There is a 21st Lancers Photo 1905 in Linaker &...

There is a 21st Lancers Photo 1905 in Linaker & Dine on page 18 showing L/Cpls wearing the Regimental Arm Badge. I didnt progress past that photo so I would say your answer is Yes they did in some...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By manchesters
Very odd indeed, never seen one facing the wrong...

Very odd indeed, never seen one facing the wrong way.

Its plated though, nickel or chrome.

Also appears to have once been on loops with the remnants visible.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By manchesters
Oh, Ok thanks.

Oh, Ok thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By manchesters
I thought I was going mad, cant find my post...

I thought I was going mad, cant find my post anywhere on the Forum, but obviously you saw it Luke.

Wheres the other thread gone and why two identical threads.


regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By manchesters
Looks like a normal white metal badge with gm...

Looks like a normal white metal badge with gm rose to me. Try cleaning it.
Regards
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By manchesters
Do you mean this one? ...

Do you mean this one?

https://www.qmsmilitaria.com/shop.php?code=64517

As you know I recently sold some similar Pioneer Badges to the Brigade of Guards and each flaming bomb had only 7 flames...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-06-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By manchesters
Markus, Its a fake definately. I also...

Markus,

Its a fake definately.

I also think he has cut off the tall orb.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,006
Posted By manchesters
Keith, To me the photo is post 1885 the...

Keith,

To me the photo is post 1885 the change over date to 1VB and its entirely possible for men to be wearing their old badges years later and may have been officially worn by the 1VB, I dont...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-06-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By manchesters
I am Simon not Mark and the larger version badges...

I am Simon not Mark and the larger version badges were worn with Kings Crown and Queens Crown from 1902 to present in a variety of metals for all ranks in a Forage Cap.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,006
Posted By manchesters
As he is Permanent Staff Sergeant Major...

As he is Permanent Staff Sergeant Major Instructor I would almost certainly say VB period and post RVC.

regards
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