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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Frank Kelley
160!:eek:

160!:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Frank Kelley
That's much better, the regiment had an...

That's much better, the regiment had an interesting time in the run up to Vereeniging, it seems very appropriate that Hew Fanshawe was subsequently appointed to command it afterwards.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 01:23 PM
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Views: 139
Posted By Frank Kelley
When you say they don't look "right" are you...

When you say they don't look "right" are you suggesting they are wrong?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 01:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,638
Posted By Frank Kelley
Really, a brief glance at the photographs in...

Really, a brief glance at the photographs in post fifteen suggests otherwise.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. Today, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
:confused:

:confused:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,638
Posted By Frank Kelley
That would be Mars rather than Minerva!

That would be Mars rather than Minerva!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not badges that I have ever really liked, the...

Not badges that I have ever really liked, the amount of spurious examples is truly bewildering, some very obvious indeed, a glance at the reverse is all that is needed, others far less so.
I like...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is a "vomecacrocc" officer?

What is a "vomecacrocc" officer?
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 462
Posted By Frank Kelley
I do not think the badge in question is in any...

I do not think the badge in question is in any way, whatsoever, spurious.:confused:
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-06-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photograph, I would have thought that...

From the photograph, I would have thought that the last letter in the word London appears to have been obscured by the remains of originally applied braze?
It is still a die cast silvered officers...
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By Frank Kelley
Does he?:eek:

Does he?:eek:
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-06-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Frank Kelley
So this would refer solely to the Skill at Arms...

So this would refer solely to the Skill at Arms badges worn upon the sleeve?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-06-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Frank Kelley
You seem to be missing some too! ...

You seem to be missing some too!
Notwithstanding, a very fine collection.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-06-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, collar badges were only required to be worn...

No, collar badges were only required to be worn by officers of the regiment actually during the war, on SD, as an economy measure.
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-06-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is simply a rankers white metal collar badge,...

It is simply a rankers white metal collar badge, it would have originally had two copper lugs.
Forum: Other Military Topics 14-06-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,402
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think I will believe them, I certainly would...

I think I will believe them, I certainly would like to, well, I did subsequently buy one, after watching last weeks very moving events in Portsmouth and in Normandy and I am really pleased with it,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 14-06-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Frank Kelley
Truly awful, never mind, plenty of original...

Truly awful, never mind, plenty of original examples can be had for very little, but, nothing whatsoever to do with either the Royal Flying Corps or Royal Air Force.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-06-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is a really superb photograph, the...

I think it is a really superb photograph, the golden age, before the world went mad, excellent.
Forum: Other Military Topics 12-06-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,402
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would just be interested to know where those D...

I would just be interested to know where those D Day lapel poppies were actually made, it is rather strange that there is absolutely nothing whatsoever included that gives the answer, all the more...
Forum: Air Force 12-06-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Frank Kelley
"Tupperware":D

"Tupperware":D
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-06-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is the exact provenance in the books, what...

What is the exact provenance in the books, what is the dating evidence and where did the actual badges come from?
I would have thought that differing batches of the same fabric and dyes, actually...
Forum: Other Military Topics 11-06-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,402
Posted By Frank Kelley
One enterprising seller on ebay has some...

One enterprising seller on ebay has some available at a buy it now price of 29.99.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-06-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'm unfamiliar with this seller, but, after...

I'm unfamiliar with this seller, but, after reading various posts on here, I would not even bother to actually look.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 10-06-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Frank Kelley
Interestingly referred to by the Household...

Interestingly referred to by the Household Division as the Queen's Birthday Parade.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Frank Kelley
Awful.

Awful.
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