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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-07-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Neil s
Thanks Rob it's a match for my example

Thanks Rob it's a match for my example
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-07-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Neil s
I think you are quite correct Luke there is no...

I think you are quite correct Luke there is no sign of them being clipped, it was just that feature and the relatively short center tower makes the badge appear squashed when compared to a more...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-07-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Neil s
Essex O/R

I have acquired this badge but it seems to be a bit different
the stalks at bottom of the scroll are not there
and the castle and wreath proportions are not normal
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usual badge...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Neil s
Result unless somebody tells me the brooch in...

Result unless somebody tells me
the brooch in the first post is ok
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Neil s
That echoes my thoughts plus the pin is a good...

That echoes my thoughts plus the pin is a good replacement for a broken one I have just wanted to be sure I wasn't missing something
Neil
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-06-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Neil s
Black Watch Plaid Brooch?

I am happy with the two parts of this but do they belong together
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-05-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,907
Posted By Neil s
There is a second W/M version 268132268133

There is a second W/M version
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By Neil s
The rear strike of the scroll is different...

The rear strike of the scroll is different difficult because of the angle of photo to comment on the front but I would be surprised if firmin was responsible for letting one out in that state
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By Neil s
The two badges are not from the same die and the...

The two badges are not from the same die and the hole appears to be burnt though I don't know of a way of producing a square cornered hole except by punching which would suggest the holes are...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 24-04-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,872
Posted By Neil s
Couple of new acquisitions Martin might find...

Couple of new acquisitions Martin might find interesting

Unmarked cap
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This collar is a good match for the other
Gaunt but uses a different back stamp
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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 02-04-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,872
Posted By Neil s
Hi Martin Not AA but I note your interest in...

Hi Martin
Not AA but I note your interest in Royal Warwickshire so here are some officer badges
Firmin
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Gaunt late jennens
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Gaunt
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Forum: General Topics. 24-03-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By Neil s
I make my own frames 50mm polystyrene with felt...

I make my own frames 50mm polystyrene with felt PVA glued to the surface you can get away with thinner polystyrene but mine have to take blades and some large broach pins cloth badges can be...
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Neil s
Looks like a Chester hallmark if the letter is g...

Looks like a Chester hallmark if the letter is g it's 1907
Forum: General Topics. 14-03-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By Neil s
Seaforth Highlanders I left these out at first...

Seaforth Highlanders
I left these out at first as I have doubts about the parts belonging together
This was bought together many years ago the crown has one thistle hallmark
the scroll marked...
Forum: General Topics. 13-03-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By Neil s
The hollow back A&S is made by Bent & Parker...

The hollow back A&S is made by Bent & Parker Birmingham 1914
I have a Cameronian of the same construction by this maker
The two solid construction badges I have not yet found the makers but the ...
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By Neil s
Gordon Highlanders two silver first hallmarked...

Gordon Highlanders
two silver first hallmarked second not
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These have a yellow tinge to them so may be nickle silver the retailers plate is silver and stands...
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By Neil s
Hi martin Here are some examples of scottish...

Hi martin
Here are some examples of scottish Officer/NCO Badges
Argyll and Sutherland
These two are hallmarked
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These two are not and have copper loops so are...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,110
Posted By Neil s
Not an officers but a sergeants might help with...

Not an officers but a sergeants might help with the quality question
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Tags came with it
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-02-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By Neil s
I do not have any research for dates but I do...

I do not have any research for dates but I do have the Derbyshire / Notts & Derby equivalents of this badge with QVC and KC the first with the former title the second the later I would have assumed...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By Neil s
They are usually advertised as officer's forage...

They are usually advertised as officer's forage cap badges I missed one recently on eBay
Neil
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-02-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Neil s
Hi Neil Loops measure 11mm or 7/16 depending on...

Hi Neil
Loops measure 11mm or 7/16 depending on your vintage
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-02-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Neil s
I believe this is badge 4 264368264369 The...

I believe this is badge 4
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The reverse of the HPC
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HP
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The Previous HP this is not the plate from the same vendor
it appears to have been struck from the same die...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Neil s
The four in #23 are all stamped I believe

The four in #23 are all stamped I believe
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Neil s
Hi Luke I am unable to access that album

Hi Luke I am unable to access that album
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-02-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By Neil s
Hi Dean It was looking at your album that gave...

Hi Dean
It was looking at your album that gave me the idea that the badge might be good before I bought it, but I was looking at the O/R 2nd pattern VB with what looks to be copper lugs, however...
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