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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Alan O
KDG 1915 is reserved.

KDG 1915 is reserved.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 12:45 PM
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Views: 199
Posted By Alan O
A number of cap badges for sale. Victorian...

A number of cap badges for sale.

Victorian Cavalry:

1898-1906 King's Dragoon Guards 25 -
1898-1903 12th Lancers with brasing hole and 3 lugs 25
Pre 1906 3rd Dragoon Guards with brasing...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Alan O
Yes it's one of the Edinburgh OTC restrikes.The...

Yes it's one of the Edinburgh OTC restrikes.The die is original by the looks of it but overused,
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-10-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Alan O
OTC badges

http://www.mindenmilitaria.com/viewphoto.php?x=1

described as faked a lot. Yes it has as this example proves. Worn out die and modern slider.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By Alan O
A signallers' badge - not worn by RSIGNALS. ...

A signallers' badge - not worn by RSIGNALS. Nothing to do with being an instructor.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Alan O
Well I can say with certainty that I did not see...

Well I can say with certainty that I did not see on any occasion this badge being worn in Iraq in 2003 in either 16 Bde or 7 Armd.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Alan O
The cap is much earlier - circa 1900.

The cap is much earlier - circa 1900.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-10-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Alan O
I knew a Korean War veteran who told me the...

I knew a Korean War veteran who told me the winter was bitter but that they were issued US Army cold weather clothing which was excellent.
Forum: Headdress 16-10-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 621
Posted By Alan O
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beret-British-Army-Para...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beret-British-Army-Parachute-Regiment-dated-1943-War-Department-arrow/352816606965?hash=item5225822ef5:g:fiAAAOSw8o9dm1J0

Avoid.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Alan O
The Household is great and a genuine one will go...

The Household is great and a genuine one will go for 40-60.

I too don't like the QVC DG as the real badges were very good quality.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-10-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By Alan O
might be but look a little large to me.

might be but look a little large to me.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-10-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Alan O
It was Athens ...

It was Athens

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/557179785143288412/

The B&W picture shows the Greek words much better.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-10-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By Alan O
Wanted OTC and CCF cap badges

If anyone has any OTC or CCF cap badges spare that I don't have in my albums then please let me know.

Cadets
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2334

CCF...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-10-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Alan O
Wanted OTC and CCF cap badges

If anyone has any OTC or CCF cap badges spare that I don't have in my albums then please let me know.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-10-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Alan O
It's Greece 1946. British had obtained...

It's Greece 1946.

British had obtained many American weapons in Italy in 1944 and there are lots of photos with British troops using US Thompson sub MGs which were superior to the issued Stens. ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-10-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan O
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-original-ww2-c1940...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-original-ww2-c1940-Gurkha-regiment-pith-hat-with-unit-patch-size-6-3-4/202794302931?hash=item2f377b7dd3:g:nDoAAOSwBqpdmeAP

In all my years I have never ever seen a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-10-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By Alan O
[QUOTE=KLR;489677]Although the 1916 list has the...

[QUOTE=KLR;489677]Although the 1916 list has the regular SOMLI badge is listed as BM
but the 4th & 5th Somerset LI Patt No 636/1915 was in GS (aka WM) (and 6k were ordered in April 1916).

...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-10-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By Alan O
[QUOTE=KLR;489677]Although the 1916 list has the...

[QUOTE=KLR;489677]Although the 1916 list has the regular SOMLI badge is listed as BM
but the 4th & 5th Somerset LI Patt No 636/1915 was in GS (aka WM) (and 6k were ordered in April 1916).

...
Forum: General Topics. 09-10-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Alan O
Maybe but dealers' prices are not always a good...

Maybe but dealers' prices are not always a good guide. There was/is a Q/C KRRC on a website for 600 but even Bosleys priced them at 150.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Alan O
It's also used as a mufti badge that was worn on...

It's also used as a mufti badge that was worn on the jacket lapel when in civvies.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-10-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Alan O
I would also say pre-war FSH.

I would also say pre-war FSH.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-10-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Alan O
N&D and Cameronians have sold.

N&D and Cameronians have sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-09-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Alan O
Prices reduced. PM me if you are interested in...

Prices reduced. PM me if you are interested in any of them.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By Alan O
I thought Rifle Brigade as well.

I thought Rifle Brigade as well.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-09-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By Alan O
Also worn by Trinity College,Glenalmand OTC and...

Also worn by Trinity College,Glenalmand OTC and CCF.
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