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Forum: General Topics. 17-09-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By yorkstone
Steve M Many thanks for your post nice to...

Steve M
Many thanks for your post nice to corroborated. I can rest contented tonight.

As I previously said I have probably handled hundreds of Kukri’s over the years just picked this up to look...
Forum: The Home Front 17-09-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By yorkstone
Dum Dum nice badge Mike thank you for posting it ...

Dum Dum nice badge Mike thank you for posting it
Regards
Stephen
Forum: The Home Front 16-09-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By yorkstone
Dum Dum Can you put image of yours on please...

Dum Dum
Can you put image of yours on please for comparison
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-09-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By yorkstone
Hope this helps, Regards Stephen

Hope this helps,
Regards
Stephen
Forum: The Home Front 15-09-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By yorkstone
1914 Recruiting badge

Just acquired in a trade this 1914 recruiting badge just shy of 2” across. 5 CM Maker marked Fattorini Bradford sadly missing I one lug.

I have seen another dated 1915 worn on a red armband and...
Forum: General Topics. 14-09-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you Alex Irv first three umbers are...

Thank you Alex

Irv first three umbers are 191 then possibly a 8 or 9 work to be done yet to bring it clearer

Regards

Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 13-09-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By yorkstone
Thank you guys Simon interesting sight Regards...

Thank you guys Simon interesting sight
Regards
Stephen
Forum: General Topics. 13-09-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By yorkstone
Mk2 WW1 Kukri just found

Slightly off topic but thought that Gurkha collectors would find this interesting.

WW1 Mk 2 Kukri with Indian arsenal marks exact date difficult to see 191? Either 8 or 9.

I picked this up...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 11-09-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By yorkstone
Pm sent Regards Stephen

Pm sent
Regards
Stephen
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By yorkstone
Youth club in Staffordshire

Mike
I have a couple of these as far as I am aware it is the standard Youth club leaders badge and motto refers to youth work,sadly most youth clubs are now closed.

I am not sure which BL...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By yorkstone
Mike , Magu, Both very close contenders I...

Mike , Magu,

Both very close contenders I can not find ZARP badge to match which neads more research

St Helena medal eagle has lightening arrows at its base and no wreath to chest though other...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By yorkstone
Magu Thanks I do not have this book is the...

Magu
Thanks I do not have this book is the base like mine (without the plinth with number below?) Which is what I would expect to see on RD badge.

I have not found this patten yet And we have...
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-08-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By yorkstone
Phil What is his medal entitlement that might...

Phil
What is his medal entitlement that might narrow it down a bit

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-08-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By yorkstone
Jack Many thanks that has made my Day I put...

Jack
Many thanks that has made my Day I put them on today on a whim and very glad I did,

I have a 44 authenticated period wing and a 70’s 80’s attributed mess dress bullion wing

So these...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-08-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By yorkstone
Are these SAS wings both Repro advice sort

Dear Forum

Two wings that came in a bag of cloth are they both copies?

First badge has more going for it but far more knowledgeable members on here.

I am out of my comfort zone.

Regards
Forum: Off topic 11-08-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By yorkstone
Dave, I had a similar experience I shared my...

Dave,
I had a similar experience I shared my research on The war memorial in Stone Staffordshire see my avatar,

Only to find missing names I had researched and corroborated missing from it added...
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By yorkstone
She should also be wearing 1938-45 Star I wonder...

She should also be wearing 1938-45 Star I wonder if she has claimed it? As she has the France and German Star.

Regards

Stephen
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By yorkstone
Sorry Frank original post was by Mercian see link...

Sorry Frank original post was by Mercian see link at first post in this just amended

Must have had your name in my mind though you have posted on it

Mercian likewise sorry for the confusion....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By yorkstone
My Bronze and silver plate examples note the...

My Bronze and silver plate examples note the finer finish and length of loops on the QEII version.
Stephen
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By yorkstone
Image

Image
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By yorkstone
Hi Yeoman note There are two on EBa— at the...

Hi Yeoman note

There are two on EBa— at the moment big difference in price note the backing on this one and the non regimental flash also?

I do not like the bronze one on eBa— Either Over...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By yorkstone
Suspicion of Staffs Yeomanry officers badges

Suspicion of Staffs Yeomanry officers badges

I noted the post by Mercian re Cheshire badges that started me thinking.

I have also noted across eBay and dealers sites the odd influx of Officer...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-08-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By yorkstone
Bump

Bump
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-08-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By yorkstone
Nearly 400 views I am stumped on these as you can...

Nearly 400 views I am stumped on these as you can all see design continues around the base nothing clipped or removed IMO.

every one who has commented points in similar directions as my original...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-08-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By yorkstone
One further image

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