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Forum: Off topic Today, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By Frank Kelley
Lockdown, sick of it!

No more holidays in Wales this year following events at the Senedd this evening, disappointing, but, not unexpected, I hope there will be something left by next year.:(
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-09-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well if he was flying from here before D Day the...

Well if he was flying from here before D Day the most expensive item would be an Air Crew Europe Star, certainly not cheap and never have been, thirty odd quid back in the seventies.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 27-09-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, what time period are you looking at and...

Okay, what time period are you looking at and when you say "pilots" kc cap badge, which badge are you looking for?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 27-09-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,416
Posted By Frank Kelley
Twenty quid is certainly a bargain, unless it was...

Twenty quid is certainly a bargain, unless it was decades ago?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-09-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,416
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I think it is certainly worth two fifty,...

Well, I think it is certainly worth two fifty, but, I certainly would not want to pay any more than that.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-09-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Frank Kelley
Agreed, it is very poor looking and lacks detail,...

Agreed, it is very poor looking and lacks detail, sadly, these have been done to death over the years.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 24-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Frank Kelley
Why don't you simply just buy an...

Why don't you simply just buy an original?:confused:
Forum: General Topics. 24-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'm still waiting for actual evidence to support...

I'm still waiting for actual evidence to support his claims regarding spurious gilt and enamel LG and RHG forage cap badges.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-09-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By Frank Kelley
You had a lucky escape.:eek:

You had a lucky escape.:eek:
Forum: Army 22-09-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looks okay, the numerals were made for differing...

Looks okay, the numerals were made for differing purposes and there are variations that were used by the Union during the Great War.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-09-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By Frank Kelley
Awful, a glance the crown speaks volumes, if you...

Awful, a glance the crown speaks volumes, if you have bought that send it back and advise the seller you wanted a real one!:eek:
Forum: General Topics. 22-09-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, 127 is particularly nice, 5th Dragoon Guards...

Yes, 127 is particularly nice, 5th Dragoon Guards wounded and subsequently discharged in 1915.
Forum: General Topics. 16-09-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By Frank Kelley
You are welcome, they are quite interesting,...

You are welcome, they are quite interesting, although, speaking as a medal collector, it is always a shame to see the badge on it's own.
Forum: The Home Front 15-09-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 710
Posted By Frank Kelley
I might have run to twelve quid, but, not forty...

I might have run to twelve quid, but, not forty odd!:eek:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Frank Kelley
Goring, Goring, Gone!:eek:

Goring, Goring, Gone!:eek:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 15-09-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Frank Kelley
Battle of Britain Day

Yet another 15th of September, I raise a glass or three to the Few, blue skies gentlemen and of course, to the many, a truly superb generation.
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By Frank Kelley
He was 315019 Private 16th Royal Sussex Regiment...

He was 315019 Private 16th Royal Sussex Regiment and received that badge because of wounds as shown in WO329, forth man down.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Frank Kelley
Does the wife collect badges?:eek:

Does the wife collect badges?:eek:
Forum: General Topics. 15-09-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Frank Kelley
If you believe he actually joined the British...

If you believe he actually joined the British Army then it is a simple matter for looking throughout WO363 and WO364 at anyone with that particular name, find a match, using the information you know...
Forum: The Home Front 15-09-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 710
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, I see that they can certainly be that, I...

Yes, I see that they can certainly be that, I bought this yesterday, again, a local antique shop and for very little, just five of my increasingly hard earned pounds.:eek:
Forum: General Topics. 11-09-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By Frank Kelley
You are welcome, the entry in WO329 as mentioned...

You are welcome, the entry in WO329 as mentioned earlier, third man down, he had enlisted into the Territorial Force for the duration of the war.
Forum: The Home Front 11-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 710
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, to be quite honest, the photograph does not...

Well, to be quite honest, the photograph does not do it justice, it has been worn, it does have a patina, but, the enamel shines and the colours are vivid.
People in general want far too much for...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 11-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
Depends upon the particular squadron concerned,...

Depends upon the particular squadron concerned, but, generally pre war.
Forum: The Home Front 11-09-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 710
Posted By Frank Kelley
The can still be had for surprisingly little, I...

The can still be had for surprisingly little, I found this example earlier this year in a local antique shop for very considerably less than you would expect from ebay.
Not something that I'd...
Forum: General Topics. 11-09-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By Frank Kelley
A quick glance at WO363 shows Charles Nimmo was a...

A quick glance at WO363 shows Charles Nimmo was a twenty one year old from Glasgow, interestingly, the receipt for your badge has also survived.
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