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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 41st
Neil, I agree with Luke regarding the 5th SWB...

Neil,
I agree with Luke regarding the 5th SWB having checked.
I think youíll find your lhs white metal collar is actually an officersí silver collar.
Your broached silver with gilt overlay...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By 41st
Neil, Iíll have a good look at the loops on my...

Neil,
Iíll have a good look at the loops on my 5th SWB later today. Please do add your Helmet/Shako plates to the thread as it would be good to see them.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By 41st
Youíre going to need some better photos of the...

Youíre going to need some better photos of the 5th VB badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By 41st
The OSD collar is nice, you donít see too many of...

The OSD collar is nice, you donít see too many of those. Strange really as there should be two for every cap badge. These would have been worn by some, not all, of the TF Battnís.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-01-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By 41st
The fur cap rhs one is a modern copy but lhs...

The fur cap rhs one is a modern copy but lhs looks good. Most of the others look ok but hard to say with the quality of the photos. The Hughes AA is fine
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-01-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By 41st
Hello David, GGA has it. There was a was a...

Hello David,
GGA has it. There was a was a tunic on offer from a local dealer for ages with these titles on. PM me if you would like me to see if it is still available.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,889
Posted By 41st
Great pick up Luke. I've never heard of a Gaunt...

Great pick up Luke.
I've never heard of a Gaunt marked variant like yours and have no idea when it would have been issued for wear.
The third badge is very interesting too as it doesn't look like...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By 41st
Glad you like them Luke, the strange thing is...

Glad you like them Luke, the strange thing is that I haven’t come across any plates to the light company. I’ll put the Welsh Reg’t Vol Batt’n plates in the same album, but put the Glam RV plates in...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By 41st
41st Foot/Welsh Regiment Helmet Plates

Finally getting around to rationalising & updating my albums. Iíve started with this one:-
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=4247
If anyone can post any of the plates...
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By 41st
I’m with you BC, a large part of my collection...

I’m with you BC, a large part of my collection has been sourced via eBay. I love it too.
What does pee me off is that we get VAT & import duty on British medals when we import them back in to the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By 41st
Havenít got a clue why itís doing that other than...

Havenít got a clue why itís doing that other than it may have something to do with the size of the jpeg.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-01-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By 41st
Have you tried editing the photos on your phone...

Have you tried editing the photos on your phone before posting or is that they appear the right way up on the phone and just upload sideways to this site?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-01-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By 41st
Might help if you did try to post your photos up...

Might help if you did try to post your photos up the right way. Youíve put enough up now to be able to have an idea how to do it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-01-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By 41st
Thought Iíd resurrect this thread as Iíve been...

Thought Iíd resurrect this thread as Iíve been going through my SWB badges and realised I hadnít posted these.
1. Frosted silver plate made from a die cast badge which had loops N & S converted to a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-12-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By 41st
Whilst I can’t give you the definitive answer I...

Whilst I can’t give you the definitive answer I can tell you that when the 41st Foot were granted the title Welch in 1831 it was with the “C” spelling. It is this form of spelling which can be found...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By 41st
Phil, The button is a late Victorian Officers’...

Phil,
The button is a late Victorian Officers’ pattern button, the earlier pattern being spelt Welch . That type of construction was not worn by other ranks.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By 41st
” y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn” is a motto that...

” y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn” is a motto that can be found on the badges of a number of Welsh units. It is most commonly found on the 1st World War period collar badges to the 16th(Cardiff...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By 41st
Double post

Double post
Forum: General Topics. 25-12-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 674
Posted By 41st
Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda pawb.

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda pawb.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-12-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By 41st
Here you go Phil, 3rd VB Welsh top right & with...

Here you go Phil, 3rd VB Welsh top right & with another example I have. Itís not the ďdumpyĒ feathers issue as that relates to badges with very pronounced ribs on the feathers & complete lack of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-12-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By 41st
And the flattened/splayed out end of a cocktail...

And the flattened/splayed out end of a cocktail stick to push it off.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-12-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By 41st
Jonathan, Weíll have to try and sort out the...

Jonathan,
Weíll have to try and sort out the different colours and sizes for these boss badges between us.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-12-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By 41st
It looks fine to me. Without checking I can’t...

It looks fine to me. Without checking I can’t remember if I have any Welsh spelling variants with the double sweat/braze holes, but I do have them for the Pembs Yeo for the same period so no concerns...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By 41st
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-12-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By 41st
Thanks Dave, The dragon on the boss is nearer...

Thanks Dave,
The dragon on the boss is nearer your WW1 example. If itís of any relevance my boss is quite large.
Do you know what the silver dragon was worn on and when?
Hwyl,
Kevin
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