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Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 21-11-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Fatherofthree
Definitely not Pouch badge................it's a...

Definitely not Pouch badge................it's a Pooch badge.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 04-11-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Fatherofthree
Every now and then I keep a picture of fakes of...

Every now and then I keep a picture of fakes of this particular badge, I've looked at them, 25 in total and not one them are non-voided between neck and wing.

Although this doesn't mean much in...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-11-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Fatherofthree
Great result. It just goes to show, keep...

Great result.

It just goes to show, keep looking and the improbable will become reality.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Fatherofthree
As well as the correct positions of both tail and...

As well as the correct positions of both tail and front upraised leg, note the voiding between neck and wing on each.

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OR's

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OR's rear

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Genuine Officer's
Forum: General Topics. 02-11-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again. I stand by what I stated in...

Greetings again.

I stand by what I stated in my earlier reply, the badge shown in the original post is a wrong 'un.

I'll post pictures of a genuine item later today for comparison.

Other...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-11-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Fatherofthree
Terry, a splendid display. Question, do you...

Terry, a splendid display.

Question, do you actually find time to play your guitar? :D

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 01-11-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Tony. Probably because it is not...

Greetings Tony.

Probably because it is not an original badge.

Most obvious clue to being a wrong 'un, is the angle of the tail; if the front were shown, I have no doubt other details can be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Lavdo. I am also no expert in...

Greetings Lavdo.

I am also no expert in respect of Glengarry badges; however I do have some originals to units that I have an interest in.

Based on what I have learnt, I concur with Gerard on...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-10-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Fatherofthree
I know absolutely nothing about this particular...

I know absolutely nothing about this particular badge, but to answer the last part of your post, the answer is an affirmative YES.

To defraud, trick con, scam, cheat, dupe, swindle, hoodwink...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-10-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Fatherofthree
Having twisted my head sideways and then somehow...

Having twisted my head sideways and then somehow imagining the pictures are same colour, :D it looks good to me.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-10-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Fatherofthree
All ticketyboo in my opinion. Regards.

All ticketyboo in my opinion.

Regards.
Forum: General Topics. 28-10-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By Fatherofthree
I have any knowledge at all in respect of Indian...

I have any knowledge at all in respect of Indian Army units, but from what I can see of the belt, it's a splendid item.

A great acquisition and hopefully to be kept intact.

Regards.

Brian.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-10-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Fatherofthree
How's things going old chap? I'm not...

How's things going old chap?

I'm not surprised you've no previous knowledge of it.

Nowadays, with the demise of the good old traditional black cab driver because of all the others allowed in,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Fatherofthree
There was indeed, 20th August, Lot 724; I have...

There was indeed, 20th August, Lot 724; I have found the picture I kept of them, there were 2 and they sold for £130.

Still none the wiser though.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: General Topics. 21-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings. I donít believe that an...

Greetings.

I donít believe that an apostrophe is needed, it is grammatically incorrect.

An apostrophe denotes either a missing letter, as in wouldnít, or to indicate that an item belongs to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-10-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again. Well..................not...

Greetings again.

Well..................not sure what to say now.:)

Very obviously a one piece item and unusual, to say the least.

Perhaps Keith may be able to assist as to whether or not his...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Fatherofthree
Rob: I agree with you, not Officers' quality. ...

Rob: I agree with you, not Officers' quality.

Keith: Good call m'boy.................could be......you are not alone in searching for evidence of a 2nd VB badge.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-10-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Diehard. Interesting item I...

Greetings Diehard.

Interesting item

I have never seen one like this and unless I'm very much mistaken, I believe it is a fantasy item.

My reasoning for this is that in 1908 when Rifle...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Fatherofthree
Master Beer Syphoner.

Master Beer Syphoner.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 10-10-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Fatherofthree
:D:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-10-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Fatherofthree
:D:D:D:D Larffin me nuts orf. And as Paul...

:D:D:D:D Larffin me nuts orf.

And as Paul eludes to in post 6, he does have the occasional gem in his stuff and for anybody that's interested, he has, in my opinion, a very nice Essex Economy on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Fatherofthree
Today's offering for a chuckle

Here's one you Motto Collectors should be fighting over.:D:D
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-09-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Fatherofthree
Appears ok, but certainly not the best specimen...

Appears ok, but certainly not the best specimen out there.

Some of the detail is somewhat poor, e.g. definition of G in Egypt, Sphinx's face and tail.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-09-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Fatherofthree
Geoff McWilliam's splendid work relating to...

Geoff McWilliam's splendid work relating to Glengarry badges, states that this particular item was lugged E/W, confirming Paul's last point.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-09-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Vicky. P.M. sent. Regards. ...

Greetings Vicky.

P.M. sent.

Regards.

Brian
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