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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 283
Posted By Luke H
I’ve rotated the picture of the B’ham Pals and...

I’ve rotated the picture of the B’ham Pals and bottom row and they are fakes too I’m afraid of the variety attached.

Like Alan said this could be a painful process. Looking at the cavalry board...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 283
Posted By Luke H
You will not be able to sell them on the forum as...

You will not be able to sell them on the forum as one bulk lot as forum rules prohibit sale of fakes.

You may also want to read this thread if you intend to sell on here:
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Luke H
Not dustbin lid, no. But they are footed and very...

Not dustbin lid, no. But they are footed and very similar to the below badge.

Sadly a nice ‘D’ loop does not an original badge make..

Look at these lovely D loops with nice gold braze....... on...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 283
Posted By Luke H
Welcome to the forum. Sorry for your loss. ...

Welcome to the forum. Sorry for your loss.

Closer up images are needed, Iíd suggest maybe taking pictures of sections of boards rather than the whole boards themselves. Some will require pictures...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Luke H
Welcome. This thread contains the answer...

Welcome. This thread contains the answer https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=80779&highlight=centre
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Luke H
WW1 Suffolk Economy issue

£16 inc. standard delivery.

For signed-for delivery please add £1.50. Payment by PayPal Family & Friends.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Luke H
Absolutely fine.

Absolutely fine.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Luke H
tcrown Iím certain the badge you show is the one...

tcrown Iím certain the badge you show is the one that is the topic of interest in this thread, rather the lion and crown just appear a bit less defined.

As ever thereís no absolute way of knowing...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-09-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Luke H
Could it be one of the new metal badges to...

Could it be one of the new metal badges to feature in Chrisís book?

I should think sunglasses are required to look at it in the flesh.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-09-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Luke H
Itís an interesting badge being devoid of all the...

Itís an interesting badge being devoid of all the noted flaws as I can see.

Unusual also in that badges from this die are fairly scarce so one would assume the die did not see much use to generate...
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Luke H
Just to add. It may well have been Andy’s...

Just to add.

It may well have been Andy’s helpful thread which coined ‘ring spanners’ https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42656&highlight=Tank+corps+spanners

This has...
Forum: General Topics. 23-09-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Luke H
Not for me. Firstly the picture is of an...

Not for me.

Firstly the picture is of an officer’s bronze OSD badge. Secondly could I swear those definitely are ‘spanners’, no.

The ‘spanners’ 1970s fake is attached below you can clearly see...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-09-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Luke H
All genuine.

All genuine.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-09-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Luke H
I agree with Alan. Not military. An error which...

I agree with Alan. Not military. An error which first seems to have appeared in EJ Martinís article from the 1950s and been replicated ever since in the literature from KK to Gaylor.

The badge in...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-09-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Luke H
An obvious modern fake sadly even without the...

An obvious modern fake sadly even without the mark.

Any ORs badge with a brass slider marked Marples & Beasley is completely spurious since there is no evidence to support they ever made/marked...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Luke H
Very nice badge.

Very nice badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Luke H
Think youíll find that is the dreaded 15mm fake...

Think youíll find that is the dreaded 15mm fake mark rather than the Ďsmallí 11mm which is good.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-09-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Luke H
Repro! Found with modern footed loops (as yours)...

Repro! Found with modern footed loops (as yours) and with fake Marples & Beasley brass sliders.

Read this thread - ...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-09-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Luke H
I would say you have there a nice ORs cap badge...

I would say you have there a nice ORs cap badge from the Victorian/Edwardian period prior to the introduction of sliders.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-09-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Luke H
Your KC badge is indeed fake. Sorry I donít...

Your KC badge is indeed fake. Sorry I donít collect QC badges so donít know, but if you like I can ask a man who Iím sure would?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-09-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Luke H
Youíre a gentleman, thank you Mark. Regards,...

Youíre a gentleman, thank you Mark.

Regards,

Luke
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Luke H
Wonderful Mark, thank you for sharing. Can I...

Wonderful Mark, thank you for sharing. Can I trouble you for a close up picture front and back of the cap badge please.

Luke
Forum: General Topics 19-09-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 253
Posted By Luke H
Whilst well outside my usual sphere Iíve very...

Whilst well outside my usual sphere Iíve very much enjoyed reading this thread too.

Can I ask, is there a temporal element to any of the criteria i.e. have the goalposts moved on any of these...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Luke H
Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-09-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By Luke H
I 100% agree David. My last one came 2 weeks ago...

I 100% agree David. My last one came 2 weeks ago and cost £5. Iíve since used it in a swap with a dealer.
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