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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 04:24 PM
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Posted By KLR
Sam Browne belts etc

Sam Browne with two straps and frog - almost certainly 1st WW
Sam Browne belt with one strap and frog - 1st or 2nd?
also various straps and police duty cuffs and a ?lanyard.


They have been in...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 04:17 PM
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Posted By KLR
KLR 8VB offr pouch badge

8th (Scottish) VBn officer’s pouch badge, 1901-8 (yes, most are HMS but see PB’s Lpl Sc album - a good WM version). It has been converted to Glengarry cap fixtures / or sweetheart brooch.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-11-20, 08:57 PM
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Views: 317
Posted By KLR
The Suffolk Regt "all brass" badge WO defined as...

The Suffolk Regt "all brass" badge WO defined as 4565B/1916 - in April 1916, the WO asked for 15,000.
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By KLR
I have 370 odd (different) King's cap badges -...

I have 370 odd (different) King's cap badges - there are about 30 other ones that I'd like to complete (I think) all KLR cap badges!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-11-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By KLR
clarity !!!

Here's an item on our favourite bay - they clearly got into a time machine.

Ah well - something to laugh at



Original WWII British army 8th Irish King's Regiment Liverpool Cap Badge

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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-11-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 484
Posted By KLR
The WO catalogued per year - the monarch was only...

The WO catalogued per year - the monarch was only important when there was a change of crown or cipher.
However, loops persisted - eg units in India kept loops as they were largely wore side caps -...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-11-20, 10:53 AM
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Views: 484
Posted By KLR
The Suffolk cap badge was authorised on 11th Feb...

The Suffolk cap badge was authorised on 11th Feb 1897 as Pattern 4565/1897 with two towers
It would have had loops until 1906 when they all got "vertical shanks" (though FSH badges had them in...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 08:34 PM
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Posted By KLR
I couldn't remember what kind of pin Gma's brooch...

I couldn't remember what kind of pin Gma's brooch had. I was told it was Ashanti gold - (Gfthr was in W Africa at the time).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By KLR
I've now got around to show the reverses of the...

I've now got around to show the reverses of the three badges.


see page 10
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-11-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By KLR
Have you searched for his 'Service File' which...

Have you searched for his 'Service File' which (if survived) would be in the National Archives.
You might get some details if you post a similar quest on the

https://www.greatwarforum.org/
Forum: General Topics. 12-11-20, 09:08 AM
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Views: 9,810
Posted By KLR
I have the Lpl Scots NM badges almost all marked...

I have the Lpl Scots NM badges almost all marked by LB&B - with guidance from Chris!


I will probably move these on after they have been properly photographed.

If anyone has the 1992 officer's...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By KLR
OK, I'll take pictures of the reverse in a day or...

OK, I'll take pictures of the reverse in a day or two.
Forum: General Topics. 10-11-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By KLR
Very useful but a more detailed account is ...

Very useful but a more detailed account is


Cox, BW, and Prevezer, M, 1982 ‘The Brodrick cap’, Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, 60, 213–25
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By KLR
Apart from the bullion, OSD the last one is my...

Apart from the bullion, OSD the last one is my grandmother's sweetheart badge - with a pin exactly like yours!
Forum: General Topics. 01-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By KLR
Try the GWF They've just had an enormous thread...

Try the GWF
They've just had an enormous thread about a dubious medal - they love that sort of thing!

https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/283975-junk-shop-picture/?do=getNewComment
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-10-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By KLR
Ever since the Industrial Revolution, the cost of...

Ever since the Industrial Revolution, the cost of labour has been outsripping the cost of meterial.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-10-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By KLR
You will find all the information you want here ...

You will find all the information you want here



Bowsher & Linaker. Cap badges of the First World War: Part 1 –The Regular Forces; The all gilding metal badges, the unpierced badges and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-10-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By KLR
Although the Terr Yr Bk did not list a badge for...

Although the Terr Yr Bk did not list a badge for the unit, it is probable that one existed from 1908. (Many units did not respond with badge details)


I'm puzzled by your mention of

"The...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-10-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By KLR
Pembroke Yeomanry (Castlemartin) The...

Pembroke Yeomanry (Castlemartin)
The Territorial Year Book (1909) notes this unit appeared in 1908 but there are no details of the cap badge. The TF badges were only catalogued and given central TF...
Forum: General Topics. 25-10-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By KLR
Here are the insignia for a staff officer. ...

Here are the insignia for a staff officer.
Bullion cap badge and red gorgets.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-10-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By KLR
Brilliant - if it's the 10th London it should go...

Brilliant - if it's the 10th London it should go on a dicey - sorry, diced - glengarry or tam o shanter !
Forum: Headdress 24-10-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By KLR
I see what you mean - the only ones that I'm...

I see what you mean - the only ones that I'm pretty sure that have patches
standing row - 2nd from right
middle / seated row - all seated ones except sergeant
front row - 1st from left

On many...
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By KLR
Firmin marked were often on a cartouche but the...

Firmin marked were often on a cartouche but the lettering was horizontal.

Here is a 1926 Pattern officer's Firmin stamp.. (and a curved Gaunt one)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By KLR
These 'sweetheart brooches' were made by RC -...

These 'sweetheart brooches' were made by RC - Richard Chandler. I doubt he sold his brooches as "genuine" cap badges but I'm sure that a number of "dealers" today are....
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-10-20, 10:01 PM
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Views: 19,428
Posted By KLR
The same thing happened with the Lpl Scots. They...

The same thing happened with the Lpl Scots. They were issued with AA badges in 1965, so they gave them to the cadets. The Bn then went and got an Asian manufacturer to provide "proper" WM badges -...
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