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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-06-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Monty Cassino
Warnings.....more made up stuff about..

Seems there is a flurry of fakery hitting the greedbay....posted for awareness purposes........why is always just one shoulder title! ...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-05-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By Monty Cassino
Silver badge...

Keith..interesting....not my badge sadly....mine had service nos stamped in the back as well and also the box is different......thanks though!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-05-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By Monty Cassino
Switzerland...

So clearly someone with a tax free status then! Apparently went to a buyer/asylum patient/money launderer in Switzerland......22,000 lets just let that settle in....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-04-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Monty Cassino
Photo - SAS wings locally made

I just picked this up online and wondered if anyone had any ideas as to the faces.....looks like a locally made Cairo wing? or poss even GSS?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-03-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By Monty Cassino
Too many skid marks!

Too many skid marks!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-03-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By Monty Cassino
I met the source of the two that were on ebay and...

I met the source of the two that were on ebay and personally examined both of those berets. They one at C&T is not either of those. I spent a lot of time questioning the seller of the two berets and...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-10-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By Monty Cassino
Nope! not mine! mine had the service nos of the...

Nope! not mine! mine had the service nos of the alleged owners on the back....which were indeed the correct ones when i checked in the relevant gazettes....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-05-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Monty Cassino
Wings...

The provenance on them, which sounds very good, is an added extra to the price i believe.....look good to me.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-02-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
buyer not a forum member am told...

buyer not a forum member am told...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-02-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
Its a colossal amount to pay and without a...

Its a colossal amount to pay and without a personal inspection frankly a bit mad but hey...if you have that much cash maybe it doesn't matter and with no provenance yes a big issue..but as to messed...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-02-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
feint mark inside...

There is also the outline of a very feint mark inside...could be a 3? As to clumsy sewing....who owns items with bespoke sewing!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
the staining looks as how the two berets were...

the staining looks as how the two berets were stored together one on the other....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
more images to come...

more images to come...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
well... not doctored!

well... not doctored!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
berets.

They really are good....the insides are good, badges are not deliberately aged..ill post some close ups....not bleached or tampered with at all natural fading and storage where there was some damp...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,319
Posted By Monty Cassino
White beret - well.....

Wowzers...well someone just did very very well...i was lucky enough to see the berets and if they are not real then i am martian....they are stunning.....and the back story is brilliant...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-10-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By Monty Cassino
another dodgy one to stay away from

more of the same..how much paint did they have for these rapidly emerging fakes appearing like autumn mushrooms...
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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Monty Cassino
thanks

Thanks for the prompt response!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-06-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Monty Cassino
Possible SAS beret badge - late war? Thoughts please

Have spotted this and wondered what peoples thoughts on it were. Larger size.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-04-17, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Monty Cassino
Fascinating. Thanks for the update.

Fascinating. Thanks for the update.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-03-17, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Monty Cassino
Nice BD...early bits and pieces....

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ww2-ORIGINAL-british-army-parachute-regiment-tunic-/262884823240?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=L0GfEEziGS%252Beg4PFT74CetijACE%253D&orig_cv...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-01-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Monty Cassino
Commando Beret..ebay....2k!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252728712654?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

ok...what am i missing...is there a global shortage? er....how?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-01-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By Monty Cassino
Get your RSR cloth badges out!

One just sold at Bosleys for 3100! holy smokes!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-01-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Monty Cassino
another pith with LRDG badge!

They are multiplying!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/222367199478?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-01-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monty Cassino
they did use them! not claimed!

They did use them in Gulf 1.....quite a lot of old kit in fact.....
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