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Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By Fatherofthree
I've said it before and I'll say it again: ...

I've said it before and I'll say it again:

He is a supercilious, jumped up, think he knows it all little twat.

And yes, as you can probably determine from that....................I dislike the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Fatherofthree
Listed as WW2, but on the accompanying...

Listed as WW2, but on the accompanying description in the frame, WW1 1914 - 18.

Perhaps, as has been alluded to, some pre-purchase research and due diligence wouldn't have gone amiss.

Regards....
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-06-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Fatherofthree
Great picture. His fabulous and luxuriant...

Great picture.

His fabulous and luxuriant moustache contains more hair than I have on my bonce.

Regards.

Brian.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-06-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Fatherofthree
For sale, mixed bits and pieces

Single F.A.N.Y collar badge, maker marked Gaunt £20.00

Single QVC 4th Queen's bi metal collar badge £18.00

Single KC 6th Dragoon Guards multi piece, silver and gilt collar badge, one lug...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Fatherofthree
It is very possibly a souvenir, taken in this...

It is very possibly a souvenir, taken in this case possibly by a German soldier, which has now found it's way to you.

My justification for this answer is that a few years ago I purchased a trio to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Fatherofthree
Now sold. Alan, see the PM, thank you.

Now sold.
Alan, see the PM, thank you.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Fatherofthree
Now Sold.

Now Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By Fatherofthree
Rifle Brigade for sale

KK 588, Pre 1881 white metal (although marks as silver so possibly silver plate)
Glengarry badge. £65, inclusive of 1st Class recorded post to The UK.

Some verdigris to both intact lugs.

...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Hallmarked 1945 J R G and S 2 intact lugs, KK 2019 £140

269163 269164

269165

Prices include 1st Class Recorded P and P to UK addresses.

NOW SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Hallmarked 1918 J and Co 2 intact lugs, KK 705 £120

269157269158

269159

Prices include 1st Class Recorded P and P to UK addresses.

NOW SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Fatherofthree
Hallmarked Rifle Brigade badge

Apologies for the skewwhiff pictures, having a nightmare with attachments tonight.

Two more similar badges to follow on another or hopefully, one post.

Hallmarked 1917 Bent and Parker, 2 intact...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Billy. Frederick Thomas KING,...

Greetings Billy.

Frederick Thomas KING, Corporal 2502, 2nd Battalion London Regiment.

Enlisted: 7.9.14

Discharged: 27.7.15

Regards.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-06-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Fatherofthree
Peter. I don't know a great deal in respect...

Peter.

I don't know a great deal in respect of these items, but with my limited knowledge and in comparison to examples I do have, I will give it a thumbs up.

I like the definition, both front...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Fatherofthree
Yertiz, my example with E/W holes. 268985 ...

Yertiz, my example with E/W holes.

268985

Regards.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-06-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings JT. I have an OSD from the same...

Greetings JT.

I have an OSD from the same strike, my example also has two holes, however they are E/W, directly above the blades.

If I get a chance, I'll post a picture tomorrow.

Regards.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Fatherofthree
'ang on Guv'nor, yer nevaah giv me a charnce ter...

'ang on Guv'nor, yer nevaah giv me a charnce ter vote.

However I do agree G is answer and it's a yes from me.

Regards.

brian
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Fatherofthree
A good badge as far as I'm concerned. ...

A good badge as far as I'm concerned.

Regards.

Brian.
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-06-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings again. I've just realised that it...

Greetings again.

I've just realised that it wasn't Jarvis who was from Notley, but the Andrew fellow. Doh Doh :confused::o

I'll work on Andrews now, but if you would like the Jarvis stuff, let...
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-06-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Rob. I have found 4 chaps named...

Greetings Rob.

I have found 4 chaps named Albert Jarvis, two of them served in 5th Battalion.

I am almost certain this is your ancestor:

Born 2.12.1892 in Great Leighs.............a few...
Forum: Other Military Topics 03-06-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Rob. Bear with me mate, I'm having a...

Greetings Rob.
Bear with me mate, I'm having a look now.

I have found two named Albert Jarvis, both 5th Battalion chaps.

Enlistment numbers:
1367 becoming 250079.
2751 becoming 250588
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-06-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Fatherofthree
Many thanks Bess. Regards. Brian.

Many thanks Bess.

Regards.

Brian.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-06-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,216
Posted By Fatherofthree
Alan and Luke. Many thanks for correcting...

Alan and Luke.

Many thanks for correcting the dates, an error on my part, which I suspect is something to do with getting older and or quaffing a pint or three.

I did come across a picture of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Fatherofthree
Many thanks thus far chaps. I've realised I...

Many thanks thus far chaps.

I've realised I made a slight error in my original post, Lambourne and Narborough are the two named pre-anodised marks, Smith and Wright is in fact on an anodised...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-05-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Fatherofthree
Maker marked Essex Regiment

Greetings each and all.

A request if I may; does anybody have any Essex Regiment cap badge with maker marked sliders please, also any maker marked OR style pattern OSD?

Reason for the request...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-05-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,216
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings DD. Perhaps it was chasing the...

Greetings DD.

Perhaps it was chasing the Mouse. :D

As to the badges you've shown, The Essex is a fine example of the first pattern badge to the Regiment, 1881 to 1904 or thereabouts, possibly a...
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