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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-21, 09:55 PM
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Posted By cbuehler
I have seen at least three variations of badges...

I have seen at least three variations of badges similar to this this. I am not at all sure about them however, as no information seems to exist for them. The common one which I doubt is genuine has...
Forum: Off topic 21-09-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By cbuehler
There was this, replete with politically...

There was this, replete with politically incorrect relics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzuBBxVaKlA

CB
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-09-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By cbuehler
Come on guys, there is no way to confirm anything...

Come on guys, there is no way to confirm anything on this get up from just this photo. Chance of it being genuine is virtually nil.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-09-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By cbuehler
I know Military Antiques Toronto and the owner....

I know Military Antiques Toronto and the owner. They have a mixture of good and bad with generally very high prices.
As I always say, 99.9 percent of anything LRDG is fake and there are no surprises...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-09-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By cbuehler
A big Yea to my eyes. It looks to be a old sweat...

A big Yea to my eyes. It looks to be a old sweat of a badge with much polishing wear and pinched lugs, commonly seen on Victorian and Edwardian badges, wherein the lugs were often very short....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By cbuehler
As mentioned, it is for the end of a dress cross...

As mentioned, it is for the end of a dress cross belt worn by officers and it is Indian, so likely it is from the Madras Police.

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By cbuehler
Dark green hose tops would be appropriate to the...

Dark green hose tops would be appropriate to the DLI. I would also guess that the cheap colorization would not be able to duplicate anything like gosling green, thus the wrong color.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-09-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By cbuehler
A rare one here!

This is surely the long lost and forgotten 1898 to 1921 NCO special pattern....:eek:
This seller's fakes have reached a new level of absurdity and price; taking up a huge amount of space on ebay...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-09-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By cbuehler
Pagri badges or flashes were not generally worn...

Pagri badges or flashes were not generally worn in 70s and 80s. The PoW plumes were also worn by many Indian Army regiments.
A better look at the entire photo and his uniform might help.

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-09-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By cbuehler
They are DLI and NF. The collar badges are those...

They are DLI and NF. The collar badges are those of the DLI and the flash is dark green with red DLI, which cannot be made out in old black and white.
I can just make out the NF and grenade on the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-09-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By cbuehler
Good eyes Luke. Under an eyeglass, I do note...

Good eyes Luke. Under an eyeglass, I do note these marks which of course should not be there. Someone took some trouble to do this, but why is something else.

CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-09-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By cbuehler
Staffordshire Yeomanry?

I know this badge has been discussed before, and I recall some confusion as to whether it is Staffs Yeo. or a school badge. This is an old badge with some polishing wear and is definitely not cut off...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-09-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By cbuehler
Were all of these 1921 to 58 badges die cast like...

Were all of these 1921 to 58 badges die cast like this or were some die stamped
as the earlier badges were?

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By cbuehler
Of course one must see the reverse of any given...

Of course one must see the reverse of any given badge to be sure, but those familiar with this badge could probably guess correctly without.

CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-09-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By cbuehler
Anybody up for comment on this? CB

Anybody up for comment on this?

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By cbuehler
9th and 16th Lancers

These do not look like typical fakes, but the 16th has an unvoided crown and the 9th, whilst having the expected four lugs (the feet are OK, not the usual spade phonies), I am just not sure.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-09-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By cbuehler
The lozenge is the typical basic RA backing for...

The lozenge is the typical basic RA backing for the Pagri badge, with various insignia placed upon it. They were usually metal devices, so this may be some post war incarnation for the battledress? I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-09-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By cbuehler
Wanted: Screw post buttons for shoulder cords

Need any officer Infantry regiment screw post buttons as worn on the full dress bullion shoulder cords, QVC or KC only.
Thanks,

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By cbuehler
Yes, the Hawaiian Coast Artillery Brigade was...

Yes, the Hawaiian Coast Artillery Brigade was active at the time of the Pearl attack.
The other sphinx and rose may be an East Lancashire Regt. Pagri flash, but this is not certain.
CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-09-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By cbuehler
I just saw this post and wonder myself. There...

I just saw this post and wonder myself. There seems to be quite a few variations of this 21 to 58 badge that are die cast and not stamped.

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By cbuehler
A nice WW2 khaki border and ribbed weave type. A...

A nice WW2 khaki border and ribbed weave type. A slightly scarce variant.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-09-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By cbuehler
An original badge to my knowledge. Frankly, I...

An original badge to my knowledge. Frankly, I think the WD should have taken some of these makers and their crudities to account. Lambourne should have been ashamed to turn out something like this.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-09-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbuehler
I think it is RIC, but there was nothing to...

I think it is RIC, but there was nothing to prevent it's wear by him in the London Irish. It is close enough in style that no one would likely notice or care.

CB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-09-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By cbuehler
Offers accepted on this lot. I need to find a new...

Offers accepted on this lot. I need to find a new home for them.
Cheers,
CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By cbuehler
Well then, apparently we have an as yet unknown...

Well then, apparently we have an as yet unknown variant of a Lincolnshire badge. I would guess that is a numeral 4 underneath the Sphinx.

CB
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