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Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 17-04-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By manchesters
As Wooffy says Span Militaria which is run by...

As Wooffy says Span Militaria which is run by Andy Beale has specialised for 20+ years in having manufactured and offering for sale reproductions of almost every type of militaria, helmets, bayonet...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-04-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Paul, The removal of loops was a 'thing'...

Paul,

The removal of loops was a 'thing' rather than a damaged badge so I am not sure how it effects the value.

Yours look nice for sure. If in doubt stick one on ebay and it will find its...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 16-04-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By manchesters
Have I over valued this at twenty quid? ...

Have I over valued this at twenty quid?

Thought it would appeal to the Welsh Regimental collectors.

Open to offers.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-04-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By manchesters
Paul, I sold one on Ebay a few months ago. ...

Paul,

I sold one on Ebay a few months ago. I got £102.00 for it.
The loops had been removed, which I understand is not unusual for these arm badges as they were then sewn on.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-04-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Steve, much appreciated. regards

Thanks Steve, much appreciated.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-04-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By manchesters
Thats all very interesting and thank you all for...

Thats all very interesting and thank you all for your research and time and effort. Probably leaning to a British badge having regard to the context of its acquisition which was with a bag of solely...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 16-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By manchesters
Not quite right yet, the Defence Medal is back to...

Not quite right yet, the Defence Medal is back to front.

Lovely display and tribute.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By manchesters
Thank you both, very informative. All the...

Thank you both, very informative.

All the best.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By manchesters
Neil, That has just reminded me to look in...

Neil,

That has just reminded me to look in K&K and you are right in that it is identical to a HPC, but not for the Buffs, but for the South Wales Borderers.

It was practice to wear the central...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By manchesters
Thanks everyone, thats reassuring to know. ...

Thanks everyone, thats reassuring to know.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By manchesters
Malcolm, If you search 'tall orb' on here...

Malcolm,

If you search 'tall orb' on here you should find lots of threads about these fake 'rare' artillery badges.

They are wrong uns. West Riding, Warwickshire, Cadet etc etc

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-04-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By manchesters
Pembroke Yeomanry Sealed Pattern Card

Hello,

I have this sealed pattern card for the Gold Anodised Button of the Pembroke Yeomanry , dated 1959 & 1962.

Superb condition

£20 plus £2.50 UK 2nd Class signed for postage.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By manchesters
Essex Regiment TF badge

Hello,

This came with a lot of original badges and if its fake its the only one in the whole lot, which gives me some hope.

Whats the verdict?

Not my collecting theme so will be available if...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By manchesters
2 unknown Gurkha badges

Hello,

Can anyone ID these two Crossed Kukri badges please.

They are not my collecting theme so will be available when identified.

thanks in advance
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By manchesters
Unknown East Kent - Buffs badge?

Hello,

Can anyone this badge please.

Looks very much like East Kent Buffs but what for? It has a single large, strong and long central loop. Typical Victorian quality.

Thinking for the FS...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By manchesters
"The Swansea Club" - Doorkeepers Uniform Badges

Hello,

Can anyone ID these two please.

I have kept them on this card just as they came.

The large gilt button is made by 'C & J Weldon, London'

They are not my collecting theme so will be...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By manchesters
Northumberland Fusiliers or ???

Hello,

Can anyone ID these two badges please.

Thinking NF, certainly for the circlet, which has been brooched and probably had loops either side.

They are not my collecting theme so will be...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-04-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By manchesters
Paul, Thats a J = Jamaica Constabulary. ...

Paul,

Thats a J = Jamaica Constabulary.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-04-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By manchesters
Also discussed here. ...

Also discussed here.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...ight=artillery

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-04-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By manchesters
I bought a QVC Officers Helmet Plate to the 1st...

I bought a QVC Officers Helmet Plate to the 1st VB Yorkshire Regiment for £30.00, bargains are out there for sure and certainly you had one and so did I with the helmet plate, but you cant set...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-04-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By manchesters
Bump. Free UK post The cheapest...

Bump.

Free UK post

The cheapest ANYWHERE!!!

regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 12-04-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By manchesters
Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 11-04-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By manchesters
He is a long serving Sergeant in a Volunteer...

He is a long serving Sergeant in a Volunteer Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. If you know where he lived I could narrow it down to a specific Battalion. Regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 11-04-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By manchesters
What do you Prison & Police collectors feel about...

What do you Prison & Police collectors feel about these two badges.

Grouped together with my Military Crown in Wreath badge in my Warrant Officer section, I have never been sure about them.

In...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By manchesters
I think its very typically British KD for the...

I think its very typically British KD for the Boer War.

An officer although no badges.

regards
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