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Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Fatherofthree
Extremely sad to read this; I met James once...

Extremely sad to read this; I met James once only, at Stratford, we exchanged a few emails and I did send him a few bits and pieces for his collections.

He had offered to do one of his superb...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Fatherofthree
Many thanks Keith, much appreciated for...

Many thanks Keith, much appreciated for confirming the Aging Grey Cells are working still.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-08-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Fatherofthree
As Alan has stated, consider 17th London. I...

As Alan has stated, consider 17th London.

I have a pair of these in OSD cast bronze and initially I believed they were Rifle Brigade Militia items, however Churchill 1922 identifies these as...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-08-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Fatherofthree
I like it, albeit there is the odd bad casting...

I like it, albeit there is the odd bad casting and the letters of Highlanders, but it also has a lot of good points going for it.

Reason for the poor bits and pieces may well be nothing more than...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Fatherofthree
Apologies. I've changed my mind, to probably...

Apologies.

I've changed my mind, to probably ok after having a better look and being able to see the reverse.

Not keen on the letter Os and some of the distorted letters, however that may be...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Fatherofthree
Looks ok to me. Regards. Brian

Looks ok to me.

Regards.
Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-07-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Fatherofthree
Last pictures are an example of collar badges for...

Last pictures are an example of collar badges for The Border Regiment ORs, 1906 onwards for a few years.

Regards.
Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,858
Posted By Fatherofthree
Mon ami, vert avec jalouise. Regards. ...

Mon ami, vert avec jalouise.

Regards.

Moi.
Forum: Other Militaria 21-07-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Fatherofthree
Peter. Many thanks for the additional...

Peter.
Many thanks for the additional illustrations.

Regards
Forum: Other Militaria 20-07-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Fatherofthree
What a fabulous book, not being aware of...

What a fabulous book, not being aware of Snaffles, I'm going to research him and have a look at his sketches.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-07-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Fatherofthree
I have a very limited knowledge of SWB badges,...

I have a very limited knowledge of SWB badges, but in my opinion, the badge being offered is a wrong 'un.

My reasons:
Very large footed lugs.

OSD, I believe, as for other Regiments should be...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-07-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By Fatherofthree
Or, being an Old Sweat, he never replaced his...

Or, being an Old Sweat, he never replaced his badge with the new issue.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-07-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By Fatherofthree
WOW. What a superb addition to your...

WOW.

What a superb addition to your collection.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Fatherofthree
In my opinion, the crown is a later addition to...

In my opinion, the crown is a later addition to the badge.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
Posted By Fatherofthree
I've said it before and I'll say it again: ...

I've said it before and I'll say it again:

He is a supercilious, jumped up, think he knows it all little twat.

And yes, as you can probably determine from that....................I dislike the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Fatherofthree
Listed as WW2, but on the accompanying...

Listed as WW2, but on the accompanying description in the frame, WW1 1914 - 18.

Perhaps, as has been alluded to, some pre-purchase research and due diligence wouldn't have gone amiss.

Regards....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-06-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Fatherofthree
Great picture. His fabulous and luxuriant...

Great picture.

His fabulous and luxuriant moustache contains more hair than I have on my bonce.

Regards.

Brian.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-06-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Fatherofthree
For sale, mixed bits and pieces

Single F.A.N.Y collar badge, maker marked Gaunt £20.00

Single QVC 4th Queen's bi metal collar badge £18.00

Single KC 6th Dragoon Guards multi piece, silver and gilt collar badge, one lug...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Fatherofthree
It is very possibly a souvenir, taken in this...

It is very possibly a souvenir, taken in this case possibly by a German soldier, which has now found it's way to you.

My justification for this answer is that a few years ago I purchased a trio to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Fatherofthree
Now sold. Alan, see the PM, thank you.

Now sold.
Alan, see the PM, thank you.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Fatherofthree
Now Sold.

Now Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Fatherofthree
Rifle Brigade for sale

KK 588, Pre 1881 white metal (although marks as silver so possibly silver plate)
Glengarry badge. £65, inclusive of 1st Class recorded post to The UK.

Some verdigris to both intact lugs.

...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Hallmarked 1945 J R G and S 2 intact lugs, KK 2019 £140

269163 269164

269165

Prices include 1st Class Recorded P and P to UK addresses.

NOW SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Hallmarked 1918 J and Co 2 intact lugs, KK 705 £120

269157269158

269159

Prices include 1st Class Recorded P and P to UK addresses.

NOW SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Apologies for the skewwhiff pictures, having a nightmare with attachments tonight.

Two more similar badges to follow on another or hopefully, one post.

Hallmarked 1917 Bent and Parker, 2 intact...
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