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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-22, 10:51 PM
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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: 210
Posted By Fatherofthree
Now Sold.

Now Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
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: 210
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: 113
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: 503
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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: 453
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: 453
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: 453
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: 464
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: 2,200
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: 464
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: 464
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: 2,200
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...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-05-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Fatherofthree
Greetings Denis. Re The Seaforths: I know...

Greetings Denis.

Re The Seaforths:
I know as much in respect of these badges as I do about the life of a Kalahari Desert Bushman, (probably less in fact); however, as much as your example is not...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-05-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By Fatherofthree
Great piece of work on a rare historic item, you...

Great piece of work on a rare historic item, you must have derived great satisfaction from restoring it.

Regards.

Brian
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 20-04-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Fatherofthree
Gerry. Absolutely correct. Bassically...

Gerry.

Absolutely correct.

Bassically Minnow who to ask for advice.

If you do find another, get your Skates on, buy it, even if it costs a few Squid, jump on your Motor Pike and sCarper...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-04-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Fatherofthree
Gerry. Not trying to Mussel in on the...

Gerry.

Not trying to Mussel in on the thread, but it was apparent you were Floundering for the identification.

You came to the right Plaice with your question, there's a few Dab hands on here...
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