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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Chipper
The impatience of some astounds me these days. ...

The impatience of some astounds me these days.

I for one, have been looking through books and trying to find out any info, and yes, I haven't posted, but simply as I have not discovered anything...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Chipper
"Thanks" Cheers, Tim

"Thanks"

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,530
Posted By Chipper
hear hear Luke. too much unnecessary...

hear hear Luke.

too much unnecessary trashing. I'm here to learn, to impart my limited wisdom when I can, and to have decent, robust discussions that benefit the forum and the hobby.

Tim
Forum: The Home Front 02-08-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Chipper
Hi, very nice and very interesting! The...

Hi,

very nice and very interesting! The sheer scale of different unofficial badges staggers me, but between you and CharlieDog, we have a great reference.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 31-07-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, as I understand it, these were all...

Hi Mike,

as I understand it, these were all made by Gaunt, and quickly replaced with all GM/brass. From my research, the only markings on them are the gaunt maker mark, and this comes in 2...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 30-07-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,059
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, no problem that I can see, very...

Hi Mike,

no problem that I can see, very clean example, almost unworn condition. I like it.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By Chipper
Thanks for this Luke, a minefield made a little...

Thanks for this Luke, a minefield made a little easier with your research.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 26-07-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By Chipper
Hi, these plates are wonderfully made, and very,...

Hi, these plates are wonderfully made, and very, very rare. One sold a while back on eBay for a huge price, just can't find my record of it, but it was big.

Thanks fro showing DD

cheers, Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Chipper
Hi lads, as a reference, here is a close up...

Hi lads,

as a reference, here is a close up of the baby on the one I own,

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 30-06-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By Chipper
.... you can make sure when he posts on the...

.... you can make sure when he posts on the forum, you disregard anything he says....
Forum: General Topics 28-06-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By Chipper
Hi Rob, Mick is spot on. It's like looking...

Hi Rob,

Mick is spot on. It's like looking for rocking horse poo. Took me years to track down a copy, and it was not cheap. PM me if you need anything in particular from it.

If I see a copy...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Chipper
Thanks for that Luke, I saw it, and sadly just...

Thanks for that Luke, I saw it, and sadly just assumed it would be. Good to have it confirmed

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Chipper
Hi, I will throw my 2c in, and say it is...

Hi,

I will throw my 2c in, and say it is not a cap or collar. It may very well be something else, but not those. The reason I say that is firstly the quality, which seems from the pics to be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Chipper
Buyer beware: Lockdales offering the classic...

Buyer beware:

Lockdales offering the classic and well documented Birmingham Pals fake in their July auction

Note the easiest and quickest way to tell: The collar around the neck contains no...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Chipper
Hi Billy attached is what I think is a good...

Hi Billy

attached is what I think is a good one, to compare:

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By Chipper
Hi, so sad that some people are like this....

Hi,

so sad that some people are like this. I'm sure they justify it in their own minds, but they are thieves, pure and simple.

Can someone PM me this fools name, (real and forum) so I can add...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-06-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Chipper
That, is a beauty! Cheers, Tim

That, is a beauty!

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 08-06-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 628
Posted By Chipper
Hey Mike, what a fantastic display they...

Hey Mike,

what a fantastic display they have. One or two there I'd love to get my mits on...

thanks for tracking this pic down

cheers, Tim
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-06-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Chipper
Hi BC as I understand, it still is the main...

Hi BC

as I understand, it still is the main reference, and 2011 was the last edition.

Geoff sells them on his website for NZ65 - see the link, but I am unsure if they are available elsewhere...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-06-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By Chipper
Also very rare. If you're looking to sell,...

Also very rare.

If you're looking to sell, I'd be very interested.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Off topic 04-06-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mick Not just Sydney - UK. I have...

Hi Mick

Not just Sydney - UK. I have previously posted 2 packets from France to the UK on the same day one took 3 days, and other took 5 weeks....

Not sure where these items spend their time....
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,846
Posted By Chipper
Hi Simon, OK, I thought it would not be news to...

Hi Simon, OK, I thought it would not be news to you, but thought it better to raise it, just in case. Sorry, that's as far as I can help!

Cheers, Tim
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,846
Posted By Chipper
Hi Simon, My knowledge on these is...

Hi Simon,

My knowledge on these is approximately zero, but what I did notice, and this may be old news or irrelevant news, is it appears to me the cypher is "GR" from the left to the middle, then...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 02-06-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 628
Posted By Chipper
Thanks Mike and CharlieDog, both very interesting...

Thanks Mike and CharlieDog, both very interesting articles. I think, from memory, the "Corn to Cordite" book is very hard to get these days.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 30-05-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 628
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, all good fella, good luck with the...

Hi Mike,

all good fella, good luck with the hunting, and there are a few of us here who collect OWS stuff, and I know all of us are happy to help where we can

cheers, Tim
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