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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Somerset Light Infantry

I have a Somerset badge-37mm high with north-south lugs and J&CO stamp and diecast

A OSD badge

Is this the size for a cap or collar?

Or are cap and collars the same size

Sorry canít work...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-11-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Economy Leinster

As per attached photos

From what I have read on forum this with the curved coronet may be a pass as it is a totally separate die to BiM items

Comments appreciated
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-10-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
This is all fascinating Leinsters are a...

This is all fascinating

Leinsters are a regiment I follow and research

I have this curved coronet badge, the scroll ends are not attached like Ubervamps

But scroll slightly tapered.......
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Royal Irish Rifles

Interesting badge

Brass but with correct slider and voided scroll ends, I thought RIR badges were all WM

Opinions please, I really appreciate views to grow my knowledge
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-10-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Thanks for the photo Tim, magic badge, most...

Thanks for the photo Tim, magic badge, most envious
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-10-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Nice to know at least one is undoubted, all part...

Nice to know at least one is undoubted, all part of a collection of 200 badges from a deceased estate, lots of cavalry and economy brass badges
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Nice one .....feeling very lucky at the moment ...

Nice one .....feeling very lucky at the moment

Thank you for input
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
2nd Life Guards

2 cap badges, from a recent deceased auction, these I am not sure of

Opinions please

Does any one have a scan of front and rear of a good one
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
14th Kings Hussars

2 cap badges......one with slider and one with lugs

I think they are both OK but appreciate opinions
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-10-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Other brass economy badges

Two economy badges

I find these badges a bit hit and miss

Opinions on these would be appreciated
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
I have Woodward Munster, would love a Leinster...

I have Woodward Munster, would love a Leinster and Inniskilling......
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Thanks people, about where I thought Have...

Thanks people, about where I thought

Have ended up with 200 British badges from an old collection, some real good, some OK and some (many) obvious fakes
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-10-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Thanks people, have made far too many mistakes in...

Thanks people, have made far too many mistakes in the past and like to be better informed these days

Feedback much appreciated
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
economy Inniskilling

given my unfamiliarity with these brass economy badges i thought i would ask a question on this one

do the experts think this is the real deal please
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-10-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Cavalry

A few badges and wondering if I could get some opinions on them - originals vs copies
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-09-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
KRRC & Rifle Brigade opinions

can I get opinions on whether the 2 badges attached are original

also what period were these 2 badges worn

thank you
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-04-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Inniskilling Fusiliers

QUESTION: did Sharma make normal infantry badges?


saw these...listed as possible reproduction.....still intrigued .
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-02-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
he would have worn a NZ General Service 'Onward'...

he would have worn a NZ General Service 'Onward' badge
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-01-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT

QUESTION: I seen a few of these silver collars listed for sale, it was my understanding that they were worn in facing pairs

However I only seem to see this side (as per photo)

were they...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-12-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
don'tv see why there would be a cast badge made...

don'tv see why there would be a cast badge made in middle east when the unit was UK/France...maybe on the way home someone got one made

seems unlikely

not for me
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-12-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
Welsh economy badges

these are the reverse of 2 WW1 period brass economy badges

opinions please

seem to be many copies out there
Forum: New Zealand Badges 05-11-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
agree, Laurie Osborne who knows a bit about...

agree,

Laurie Osborne who knows a bit about badges had one of these and in his experience he had only ever seen 2 of these - this makes 3

very unusual and in mint condition
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
what do you think the shoulder title is M...

what do you think the shoulder title is

M grenade F?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-05-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,688
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
NZRB varieties

NZRB varieties
Forum: New Zealand Badges 02-05-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,688
Posted By Wayne Ihaka
a few reinforcement sets

a few reinforcement sets
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