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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think you could certainly get better examples,...

I think you could certainly get better examples, but, as long as you are happy it does not matter.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Frank Kelley
Where was it reported please, I would certainly...

Where was it reported please, I would certainly be interested to read it in full.
Forum: Army Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, they did not wear the Royal Artillery cap...

No, they did not wear the Royal Artillery cap badge, they wore their own distinctive gun pattern cap badges.
Forum: Army 02-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By Frank Kelley
They should make the top end estimate with ease...

They should make the top end estimate with ease and would certainly be worth it.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 31-03-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Frank Kelley
Both the materials used and the manufacture post...

Both the materials used and the manufacture post date the period the RFC was extant.
The flying badge worn by officers in Home Service Full Dress was gilt on copper or silver gilt rather than...
Forum: General Topics. 29-03-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is still realistic to collect original...

I think it is still realistic to collect original examples, but, to actually collect them all is now time consuming and certainly expensive, to complete a collection would be very hard indeed these...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Frank Kelley
Odd looking badge, from the photographs, I would...

Odd looking badge, from the photographs, I would think it is not contemporary to the period that the RFC was extant.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 29-03-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is certainly worth noting that the...

I think it is certainly worth noting that the ranker's brass cap badge was issued before the formal end of the war, from May 1919 to some, though not to all and that the "first" RAF embroidered cap...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-03-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just send it back!

Just send it back!
Forum: General Topics. 27-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs, I would have said a...

Just from the photographs, I would have said a fairly typical example made from the wrong materials and manufactured in a different way than the originals, which are not that common.
The value of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs you have shown, I would...

Just from the photographs you have shown, I would say that all are of more recent manufacture and post date what they pretend to be.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-03-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Frank Kelley
Were they just given to you upon showing some...

Were they just given to you upon showing some interest, if yes, it was very nice of them!
Forum: Off topic 18-03-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By Frank Kelley
As I don't know the condition of those concerned,...

As I don't know the condition of those concerned, very clearly, it would be unwise and very unfair to comment upon any admission to hospital, I would assume it had been necessary.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-03-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Frank Kelley
Interestingly, it has that mark to it's reverse,...

Interestingly, it has that mark to it's reverse, I would have thought the badge was die cast, if so, the mark, if embossed, would have been stamped into the die.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-03-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Frank Kelley
I missed this thread in 2015, but, I have seen...

I missed this thread in 2015, but, I have seen several of these badges before, in my opinion, you have certainly been "duped" if it was sold to you as an original badge, the regiment never worn those.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-03-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs, I would have thought...

Just from the photographs, I would have thought that it is another example of the very many spurious badges that sadly now exist.
Forum: Off topic 17-03-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By Frank Kelley
I suspect a particular persons identity is not...

I suspect a particular persons identity is not relevant when contracting this virus.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would say, just from the photographs you show,...

I would say, just from the photographs you show, they are not original.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By Frank Kelley
I wonder how many of those have ended up in...

I wonder how many of those have ended up in mature collections, originally both sold and bought as original.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-03-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Frank Kelley
My thoughts would be to look elsewhere!

My thoughts would be to look elsewhere!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-03-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
Wow, have you got all the anodised they made,...

Wow, have you got all the anodised they made, excepting those you mention?
I am envious!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-03-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Frank Kelley
Where did they come from?

Where did they come from?
Forum: Off topic 13-03-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By Frank Kelley
I spent about around quarter of a hour on a rural...

I spent about around quarter of a hour on a rural road behind an Ocado van yesterday, someone had written on the back of it "No toilet rolls left in this van overnight" I initially thought very...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Frank Kelley
It really is so annoying that the sad fact is...

It really is so annoying that the sad fact is that people do buy from this seller and this is set to continue as long as he remains is business, it is a great shame, he and quite a number of other...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Frank Kelley
The badge on that colour plate is more or less...

The badge on that colour plate is more or less the same, so I don't think we have to debate this any further, I would certainly now assume 12th Lancers Number 1 Dress post war.
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