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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 990
Posted By High Wood
Wow, what an interesting discussion, so full of...

Wow, what an interesting discussion, so full of emotion and so lacking in reasoned argument.

For the sake of clarity, I will just state my point of view for those who might like to hear it before...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 990
Posted By High Wood
I am not sure that you are understanding the...

I am not sure that you are understanding the definition of a restrike, unless of course, you are being deliberately obtuse.

Generally, a new die was cut when an old die was worn out and discarded....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 990
Posted By High Wood
I said "may be a restrike," as in made from an...

I said "may be a restrike," as in made from an original die and not a fake die.

The evidence that I have can be seen in these photographs.

I have three different examples from the the same...
Forum: Off topic 21-02-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By High Wood
Tired of all the foot slogging, he is calling a...

Tired of all the foot slogging, he is calling a minicab to take him to Stalingrad.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-02-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 990
Posted By High Wood
The 5th Battalion London Regiment. (London Rifle...

The 5th Battalion London Regiment. (London Rifle Brigade), has the classic faults associated with a worn out die and therefore may be a later restrike.

These faults are clearly seen in the letters...
Forum: Military Buttons 19-02-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By High Wood
Pre 1881, 59th Regiment of Foot. I cannot tell...

Pre 1881, 59th Regiment of Foot. I cannot tell you anything about the back mark, but it is a quality button.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/59th_(2nd_Nottinghamshire)_Regiment_of_Foot
Forum: General Topics. 17-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By High Wood
Medal Index Card.

Medal Index Card.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
The fact still remains that there was an official...

The fact still remains that there was an official sealed pattern cap badge for O.R.s which was super ceded by the 1916 E.I. badge.

The Leinster Regiment had two regular battalions, a reserve...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
Cutting a new die really shouldn't be a problem...

Cutting a new die really shouldn't be a problem for a military badge production company as presumably they employ professional, highly skilled die cutters and pattern makers.

If, on the other...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
I am open to being persuaded to change my opinion...

I am open to being persuaded to change my opinion if there is evidence of the badge being worn and I also accept the argument that there are manufacturer's variations in cap badge production.

Is...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
I believe that genuine Leinster Regiment cap...

I believe that genuine Leinster Regiment cap badges had a one piece white metal part with two overlays in the form of a title scroll and a crown. The badge shown has an entirely different...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
This is the Leinster Regiment Economy Issue cap...

This is the Leinster Regiment Economy Issue cap badge.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1808&pictureid=88236
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
Mark, I am happy to debate, as it is what...

Mark,

I am happy to debate, as it is what makes this forum so interesting.

However, I am slightly confused by your mention of a 1916 Economy Issue badge, as I was referring to the badge mention...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-02-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By High Wood
To throw a spanner in the works I would not want...

To throw a spanner in the works I would not want the particular badge under discussion in my collection. As the Leinster Regiment was disbanded in 1922 there should be no need to manufacture Leinster...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 15-02-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By High Wood
Colonial Police Force (African).

I have a set of photographs of Colonial Africa in which a party of British Officials are visiting remote settlements. In one or two of the photographs a cap badge is visible, but not particularly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-02-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By High Wood
I think that they are waistcoat buttons.

I think that they are waistcoat buttons.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-02-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By High Wood
I have no idea what your badge represents but it...

I have no idea what your badge represents but it has something in common with this hand made badge that I have not been able to identify.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By High Wood
Sadly, it is not amongst these ones shown here....

Sadly, it is not amongst these ones shown here. There must be hundreds of unidentified livery buttons out there.

https://sites.google.com/site/liverybuttonsidentified/home/bee-and-beehive
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-02-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By High Wood
Sorry Milly, I moved it on some time ago. ...

Sorry Milly,

I moved it on some time ago.

Simon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By High Wood
Unlicensed merchandise; nowadays they would take...

Unlicensed merchandise; nowadays they would take legal action to protect their brand.

Exit through the gift shop.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By High Wood
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1320&pictureid=115957
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-02-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By High Wood
It will be the livery badge of some aristocratic...

It will be the livery badge of some aristocratic family or other, very difficult to attribute without spending sometime searching through various copies of Burke's Peerage.

It isn't represented...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-02-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By High Wood
You have got me worried about my example now. I...

You have got me worried about my example now. I have always thought that this is a good one.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1830&pictureid=81863
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By High Wood
Aerodynamically impossible. With both wings...

Aerodynamically impossible. With both wings coming out of the left side of its body, it would fly around in circles.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-01-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By High Wood
I would mount it with his other badges even...

I would mount it with his other badges even though he wasn't entitled to wear it. It obviously meant something to him as he kept it. People had large families in those days and it might have belonged...
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