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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By akiko
Information on forums can certainly help but...

Information on forums can certainly help but sometimes it can also be wrong, lacking in detail or members that have the right information don't see the question that is posted.
Research is the key....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,559
Posted By akiko
If someone continues to sell made-up items and...

If someone continues to sell made-up items and fakes why would you possibly think that forum members would have anything nice to say about them?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By akiko
Hi Stef, Curved airborne titles: uncut, private...

Hi Stef,
Curved airborne titles: uncut, private purchase.
Exactly like the pair in the book British Airborne Insignia from Oliver lock

Why is one larger than the other?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-10-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,559
Posted By akiko
The description is like it was written by a six...

The description is like it was written by a six year old.
Forum: Infantry 02-10-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By akiko
No, never. Fair enough, you took a...

No, never.


Fair enough, you took a chance.


It was a fair question even though you've obviously got your knickers in a knot over it. I'll also comment on anything I wish to.
Forum: Infantry 01-10-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By akiko
If you bought them how did you determine a price...

If you bought them how did you determine a price if you're asking what they're worth now?
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 30-09-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By akiko
An Australian Light Horseman collecting anemones near Belah in Palestine

Just a nice photo of an interesting person.

212496

Original Australian War Records Section caption: "An Australian Light Horseman collecting anemones near Belah in Palestine". The soldier was...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-09-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By akiko
Which is the best site to buy from?

Which is the best site to buy from?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-09-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By akiko
Many people today seem not to want to research...

Many people today seem not to want to research what they collect.
I don't have any sympathy for someone who just buys things on a hunch and then gets caught out.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-08-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By akiko
Received the email. Thank you, Alan.

Received the email. Thank you, Alan.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-08-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By akiko
Yes, Alan can I have a copy sent to me as well,...

Yes, Alan can I have a copy sent to me as well, please?
Forum: General Topics 21-08-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By akiko
The colour patches changed quite a bit, different...

The colour patches changed quite a bit, different materials used and different stitching from the info I have read.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-08-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By akiko
I have sent a formal letter to eBay asking why...

I have sent a formal letter to eBay asking why they condone and turn a blind eye to fraud on their auction site. I doubt that they'll reply.
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-08-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By akiko
Tasmania Roy.

Tasmania Roy.
Forum: Headdress 16-08-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By akiko
Fraud is not recognized by eBay.

Fraud is not recognized by eBay.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-08-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By akiko
And Google loves you for it.

And Google loves you for it.
Forum: General Topics 14-08-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By akiko
Wouldn't the measurements tell you if it was a...

Wouldn't the measurements tell you if it was a hat badge or a collar badge?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-08-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By akiko
I believe there are a number of forum members...

I believe there are a number of forum members that use multiple eBay accounts under different names and also use different towns or villages in the locations.
Forum: Off topic 07-08-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,954
Posted By akiko
You might be if you were after all of the...

You might be if you were after all of the stampings. I'm led to believe that only one person knows all of the stampings and has photographic proof of them.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By akiko
Yes apparently it can but I read this as well. ...

Yes apparently it can but I read this as well.

"Yes, it can be anodized, but it is very difficult and the defect rate is very high because die-cast aluminium defect is enlarged after it is...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By akiko
A/A can be cast?

A/A can be cast?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 04-08-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By akiko
Is that a beercan badge?

Is that a beercan badge?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 03-08-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By akiko
I knew they were there but not the numbers. Nice...

I knew they were there but not the numbers. Nice uniforms and patches. Thanks for the info, very interesting.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,699
Posted By akiko
Funny I have never smelt cloth to help me to...

Funny I have never smelt cloth to help me to decide it's age. I must be a noob.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,699
Posted By akiko
The amount of time collecting or the experience...

The amount of time collecting or the experience doesn't mean one is good at what they do. I have never understood why people think that because someone has done something for a long time that they...
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