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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Frank Kelley
A very typical example, but, fairly common, don't...

A very typical example, but, fairly common, don't be tempted to pay too much.
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By Frank Kelley
Can't see an entry in WO329, WO363, WO364 or...

Can't see an entry in WO329, WO363, WO364 or WO372, I doubt if Herbert Wear served overseas and as already stated, he need not have actually done so, to be buried with that headstone subsequently...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Frank Kelley
It certainly pays dividends to shop around!

It certainly pays dividends to shop around!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-11-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that there is a great deal of good...

I think that there is a great deal of good information upon this site regarding these particular badges, the "flat back" you mention is not something you would expect to see in the case of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-11-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Frank Kelley
I agree with Kevin, both the material used, as...

I agree with Kevin, both the material used, as well as the manufacture appears modern and very crude, I have the say that I don't like anything about it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that your second choice is okay, but, not...

I think that your second choice is okay, but, not really a great example of a very common badge that can be had for just a few quid, you can buy the 1916 economy with ease for twenty odd pounds, so...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not a badge I would have bought, given how common...

Not a badge I would have bought, given how common and cheap they are, but, that said, okay if you are happy with it.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-11-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 592
Posted By Frank Kelley
Silver full size "cap badge" 40, is it, surely...

Silver full size "cap badge" 40, is it, surely not?:eek:
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-11-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Frank Kelley
I don't think it would be unreasonable to refer...

I don't think it would be unreasonable to refer to it as an officers badge.
Forum: General Topics. 14-11-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Frank Kelley
Far too late in the day, the damage had already...

Far too late in the day, the damage had already been done.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, I would say it is very...

From the photographs, I would say it is very different.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think thirty quid would be quite reasonable.

I think thirty quid would be quite reasonable.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-11-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a very handsome thing.

What a very handsome thing.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-11-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think you have indeed missed something with the...

I think you have indeed missed something with the Guards badge, you have missed wasting your money, well done.

To be quite honest it is simply human nature, but, I think you are absolutely right,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-11-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, I suspect that it actually...

From the photographs, I suspect that it actually is, perhaps not the best example, although, with these particular badges, getting hold of a really nice example is not an easy thing.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Frank Kelley
Was that a local find, I wonder, you do encounter...

Was that a local find, I wonder, you do encounter both bullion embroidered and bronze badges on Service Dress, I agree completely with Steven, a very nice thing.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-11-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, a nice RMLI you have there!

From the photographs, a nice RMLI you have there!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-11-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would not be confident in suggesting that this...

I would not be confident in suggesting that this was actually contemporary with the period the regiment was extant, notwithstanding the lugs and the current bidding, I could never be happy with these...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Frank Kelley
The Welsh Regiment cap badge is very clearly a...

The Welsh Regiment cap badge is very clearly a poor copy of a common badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-11-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, I would say no they are not.

From the photographs, I would say no they are not.
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Frank Kelley
I suspect the latter!:eek:

I suspect the latter!:eek:
Forum: Other Militaria 02-11-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Frank Kelley
I suppose okay on the sub continent, but, I...

I suppose okay on the sub continent, but, I certainly would not have wanted to b e inside one of those in Belgium or France.
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Frank Kelley
Who would do a thing like that, I wonder?:eek:

Who would do a thing like that, I wonder?:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-11-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think, to be quite honest, that I will keep an...

I think, to be quite honest, that I will keep an open mind about this particular badge.
I don't bother with yeomanry anyway and certainly not beyond the Great War period, when the horse's start...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-11-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Frank Kelley
Agreed, I'd be very surprised if they had...

Agreed, I'd be very surprised if they had actually been painted.
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