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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Alan O
Not only was there not an economy version but...

Not only was there not an economy version but 1914-19 TS badges were all bought by the regiment. It was not until 1938 and the re-raising of the unit that the cap badges (lugged) were issued by the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-08-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By Alan O
Nice find. They appear to have been regimentally...

Nice find. They appear to have been regimentally sourced and not issued by the MOD and as stated a shiny finish zinc rather than a/a.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Alan O
If you search on the forum you will see examples...

If you search on the forum you will see examples of this officers' badge with lugs. The sans-serif numeral 4 is distinctive.

The slider and the blotchy patina makes me suspicious about it.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-08-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Alan O
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2698&pictureid=134318

This is a genuine one to compare the font against.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Alan O
The 1960's Kings ones rather than the Liverpool...

The 1960's Kings ones rather than the Liverpool UOTC one? - Buywyze has an OTC one on sale for 45

https://www.buywyze.com/shop.php?ps=1#prettyPhoto[1018001]/0/
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Alan O
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=60&pictureid=1177

Post 1934 flag to right as viewed.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2638&pictureid=117433...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Alan O
I would agree.

I would agree.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By Alan O
The centres of the badges from a genuine die are...

The centres of the badges from a genuine die are 'dome' shaped. Whilst the modern fake dies produce a flat fronted badge.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-08-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Alan O
The Gaunt Bham is certainly a 1970's copy.

The Gaunt Bham is certainly a 1970's copy.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Alan O
Just the RF for the Regular battalion.

Just the RF for the Regular battalion.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Alan O
the flag was left in 1898 and changed to right in...

the flag was left in 1898 and changed to right in 1934
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Alan O
You did get s/ts with clutch pins in the 1970s...

You did get s/ts with clutch pins in the 1970s and 80s but it was the introduction of the new FAD tunic that saw collars changed from lugs to pins.

It corresponded with the idea of increased cross...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Alan O
http://www.mindenmilitaria.com/shop.php As...

http://www.mindenmilitaria.com/shop.php

As an aside this white metal one is an out and out fake. At 48 it's not a cheap error.

Same badge on ebay for 12 ...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-08-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Alan O
The left hand lugs looks like a repair. It...

The left hand lugs looks like a repair.

It looks period to me.
Forum: General Topics. 04-08-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Alan O
They came in with the introduction of FAD so...

They came in with the introduction of FAD so 2009/10.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Alan O
The very large eyebrow is the most obvious clue...

The very large eyebrow is the most obvious clue for the Marsh dies.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-08-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Alan O
1970's repro with the Bham mark.

1970's repro with the Bham mark.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Alan O
Marsh repros - the large size was not issued in...

Marsh repros - the large size was not issued in brass.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Alan O
The Inneskilling is a bit of a mystery as it's an...

The Inneskilling is a bit of a mystery as it's an incorrect spelling. It also comes with a slider. I have seen it attributed to an OTC unit but have not seen any evidence to back the attribution up.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By Alan O
A fake - the font is a 1950s size.The...

A fake - the font is a 1950s size.The construction is poor.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Alan O
that would explain the medal ribbons.

that would explain the medal ribbons.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Alan O
It's odd that as a WW1 veteran he is not wearing...

It's odd that as a WW1 veteran he is not wearing any medal ribbons which would be worn in 1920.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By Alan O
The tie and collar would suggest a civilian. ...

The tie and collar would suggest a civilian. Ships doctor?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Alan O
Yeomanry badges were the earliest fakes as they...

Yeomanry badges were the earliest fakes as they are the rarest.

Being single metal it's hard to be definitive. Both are wells truck so if they are fakes then the are very good ones. I would not...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By Alan O
The K/C ORs could be original but as stated it's...

The K/C ORs could be original but as stated it's not a 16th Lancers badge but a much later 16th/5th one.
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