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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 10:01 AM
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Posted By bess55
Another odd one Tim as it shows signs of wear,...

Another odd one Tim as it shows signs of wear, particularly on the lugs. An odd colour error as it should be all one piece gold of course.

I found a strange one in a junk shop in Lincoln a few...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By bess55
Luke, yes I see what youre saying - this is why I...

Luke, yes I see what youre saying - this is why I posted the badge for comments.

I think you're right - on closer inspection it may just be a regular badge with a particular patina that appears...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 02:03 PM
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Posted By bess55
1916 Brass Economy East Lancs Regt

Gents, bootsale find this morning on a punt of £8 - what I believe is the all brass economy East Lancs cap badge. I'm encouraged by the general patina an crimp mark, but would appreciate comments...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 22-06-22, 01:57 PM
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Posted By bess55
RAMC uncommon maker mark

Purely for interests sake - recent find, a RAMC with a scarce Firmin & Sons makers mark.

Regards all

Bess
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bess55
1916 economy all brass East Lancs Regt

Gents, a car bootsale find this morning and a punt for £8 - what I believe is an all brass 1916 East Lancs Regt.

I am encouraged by the patina and crimp mark, but would appreciate comments from...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-06-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By bess55
Excellent, thats what I was looking for - many...

Excellent, thats what I was looking for - many thanks.

Bess
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 12:42 PM
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Views: 180
Posted By bess55
Thanks Gerard - I'm sure youre right. Im...

Thanks Gerard - I'm sure youre right.

Im just not sure if its the correct Tartan backing for this badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-22, 10:20 AM
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Views: 180
Posted By bess55
Scots Guards backing

Gents, I've had this anodised Scots Guards SNCO'S & bandsmans cap badge some years now. It came with the tartan backing as per the attached photos. The tartan is stitched on to a blue backing.

I...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-06-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By bess55
Amy, I can recommend this book, if you wanted to...

Amy, I can recommend this book, if you wanted to educate yourself about the plight of allied POW's during the last war. A bit harrowing in places, but I learned a lot.

Bess
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-22, 11:09 AM
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Views: 174
Posted By bess55
Thanks Steve - I know the Jewish example has been...

Thanks Steve - I know the Jewish example has been discussed on the forum before - generally sceptical- which is all good healthy debate - and I agree that you can write the names on the back of a...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 16-06-22, 10:08 AM
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Views: 174
Posted By bess55
Anodised Chaplain (Christian & Jewish) - in Firmin packaging

Gents - purely for interest, a recent find;- a Jewish Chaplains cap badge in AA in a firmin bag dated 14/7/05. Has the correct NSN 8455 99 130 3809 and is a badge for correct issue from MOD stores....
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-06-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By bess55
All yours matey, pm when you're ready.

All yours matey, pm when you're ready.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-06-22, 03:23 PM
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Posted By bess55
All yours Steve, drop me a pm when youre ready...

All yours Steve, drop me a pm when youre ready mate
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-06-22, 10:26 AM
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Posted By bess55
For sale - some more surplus cloth badges

For sale, surplus to my collections:-

1. AAC Observer brevet - £4
2. AAC Observer brevet (variation) - £4
3. ATC Silver Duke of Edinburghs award from 422 (Corby) Sqn - £4 SOLD
4. WO.1 Guards...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-06-22, 09:19 AM
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Views: 134
Posted By bess55
For sale - UK police AFO badges

Gents, came amongst a job lot - police badges not my area of interest, so happy to move them on for pretty much what they cost me.

£4 each or £10 for all 3 inc UK postage.

Please pm with any...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By bess55
Perfect, thanks a lot mate.

Perfect, thanks a lot mate.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 05:39 PM
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Views: 135
Posted By bess55
NOW SOLD

NOW SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 05:01 PM
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Views: 114
Posted By bess55
Cloth badges for sale

For sale at £4 each Inc UK postage, surplus to me - the following;-

ACF titles, pair in issue packet
Sniper qualification in issue packet
RAF support, Royal Engineers
APJI - subdued - SOLD...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By bess55
For sale Parachute Regt beret and badge

Gents, for sale a Parachute Regt beret, leather band ( lining removed), with anodised alluminium cap badge - slider marked Gaunt Bham. Secured with the correct brass backing plate ( for lugged and...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By bess55
Perfect! Many thanks Billy!

Perfect! Many thanks Billy!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By bess55
ATC Duke of Edi burghs badge ?

Guys, I believe this may be the silver Duke of Edinburghs award for 422 (Corby) squadron ATC.

Can anyone confirm or otherwise for me please. Once identified, it will be offered for sale here as it...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-06-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By bess55
For sale RAF beret, badge and recruit backing

For sale RAF beret, with anodised cap badge and yellow plastic disc backing - I presume denoting a recruit term/intake number etc. Good condition, tidy example.

£12 inc UK postage. Please PM with...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-06-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By bess55
HQ RC SOUTH (Afghanistan) CJTF6 badges for sale

Gents, some more spares to move on.
HQ Regional Command South (Afghanistan) - Combined Joint Task Force 6 (CJTF6) badges for sale - velcro backed, in good condition. I have 2 or 3 of these which...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-06-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By bess55
No probs Phil, on hold mate. Drop me a PM when...

No probs Phil, on hold mate. Drop me a PM when you're ready.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-06-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By bess55
UN officers bullion badgecand beret forcsale

For sale, officers bullion UN cap badge on UN beret. A small bit of moth, but nothing to worry about really.

Nice example.

£9 Inc UK postage will cover it. ON HOLD

Please PM with any...
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