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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Thanks Mark. Any idea what a fair price would be?...

Thanks Mark. Any idea what a fair price would be? I’m totally at sea with both officers items and collars.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Keith. I think the Essex is definitely a...

Thanks Keith. I think the Essex is definitely a match for the repro.

From memory the T-RGA-Lancashire title was I thought quite thin. I’ll check it when I get home but I think it’s likely a repro...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
Just found the motto collars listed in the Marsh...

Just found the motto collars listed in the Marsh catalogue and named in the album as 17th/21st Lancers which is how I didn’t see them on my ‘17th Lancers’ search before posting this thread.
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
Thanks both. Are they thinner or thicker...

Thanks both.

Are they thinner or thicker Keith? Believe it or not I don’t have a single shoulder title in the house, these aside.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Chris, CB and Simon. The MGC collars...

Thanks Chris, CB and Simon.

The MGC collars are proper tiddlers, so much so they do look a little silly. Found what appears to be a pic of them in wear though.

Many thanks for the ST comment...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
I’m happy the Chad is fine. Sorry I put it in for...

I’m happy the Chad is fine. Sorry I put it in for size comparison.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
I see thanks. Griff had them on his site as 1960s...

I see thanks. Griff had them on his site as 1960s but if there’s doubt in the tat box they can go.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 336
Posted By Luke H
Collars and Shoulder Titles for Review

Would appreciate members opinions on the collars and shoulder titles please as I’m aware some have been repro’ed in recent years. Also what would be a fair price.

Believe the motto collars are...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Luke H
And fires backwards!!!! :eek:

And fires backwards!!!! :eek:
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-06-22, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Looks like exactly the badge as worn in the...

Looks like exactly the badge as worn in the Brodricks to me but flame edges less apparent due to the lighting conditions.

Note how the lighting has made the cap badge in the second pic look...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Luke H
Hiding in a 7th Gurkha Rifles thread… ...

Hiding in a 7th Gurkha Rifles thread…

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90044&highlight=Gurkha
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Luke H
As per Simon’s comments in the other thread I’m...

As per Simon’s comments in the other thread I’m far from convinced that it is a 1916 all GM issue.

Note the rose is a different tone to even the darker bits on the remainder of the badge. I can...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-06-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Luke H
Maybe screenshot it and attach as a picture?

Maybe screenshot it and attach as a picture?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Luke H
The seller spanmil has a very long and well...

The seller spanmil has a very long and well documented history on this forum of selling forged items.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Luke H
I think your bladed Army Dental Corps plastic was...

I think your bladed Army Dental Corps plastic was a star find and excellent value David. As you say, you’ll likely never find another.

As to Robbie’s badge I suspect it’s over priced like most of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-06-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Luke H
Forum member Kyle is I believe is fluent in...

Forum member Kyle is I believe is fluent in Japanese. He would be a good person to ask if it is.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Luke H
Looks like the top of a bell top shako. The VR...

Looks like the top of a bell top shako. The VR monogram is for Queen Victoria.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-06-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Luke H
If interested I’d advise waiting until one of his...

If interested I’d advise waiting until one of his regular sales held on that particular website.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Luke H
Am no collector of officers or OSD badges but I...

Am no collector of officers or OSD badges but I would have no hesitation in saying that is 100% original without any shadow of a doubt bc.

A scarce beast I do believe.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Luke H
04:22 PM

A hattrick of posts same minute, must be a record!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,979
Posted By Luke H
I eagerly await the medal guru’s input but I can...

I eagerly await the medal guru’s input but I can see a Khedive Star which was awarded from the early 1880s to 1890s.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Luke H
But if that’s the case here Andy it’s unofficial...

But if that’s the case here Andy it’s unofficial and the decision of the specific TF association in 1915 which was markedly different to all the others who were carrying on as normal at that time.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Luke H
According to the tenders 5,000 were ordered in...

According to the tenders 5,000 were ordered in April 1916 alone which is why they’re not particularly rare, albeit, after one hundred years and all the other potential factors they are understandably...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Luke H
I don’t think it’s a date typo or transcription...

I don’t think it’s a date typo or transcription error Alan.

The below TF infantry badges are on the tender as being all GM. As these have been listed previously in other threads...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-06-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Luke H
The 23rd London ‘Economy’ ?

Hopefully this thread doesn’t come across as sheer pedantry on my part.

Since forever I’ve always seen the 23rd London badges struck in all GM referred to as WW1 ‘economy’ issues. This is...
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