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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-04-10, 12:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,240
Posted By ard-ri
That's good to know. I was not aware that the RUC...

That's good to know. I was not aware that the RUC used a slider badge.

Cheers, Michael
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-10, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By ard-ri
With that ending price it looks like someone...

With that ending price it looks like someone thought it was real :eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-01-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By ard-ri
A mock up of the "Irish Brigade" who fought with...

A mock up of the "Irish Brigade" who fought with the French.? The hat's look something along the French lines. Although the ribbon type belts are more Spanish style.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-10-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,037
Posted By ard-ri
Years ago I went home to Belfast to join the...

Years ago I went home to Belfast to join the Royal Marines, was accepted but the waiting list was eight months long. Came back to the U.S. and joined the Marine Corps. Loved the time I served but in...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By ard-ri
Correct me if I am missing something, but at no...

Correct me if I am missing something, but at no point does the seller seem to state that these items are "Original".

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By ard-ri
It would appear that there a few here who are not...

It would appear that there a few here who are not above the crime of lynching if given the chance. While selling fakes as original is a despicable act, it is also the responsibility of the purchaser...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-09-08, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By ard-ri
I would like a crack at this. If anyone from this...

I would like a crack at this. If anyone from this forum is also after it let me know and I will not bid. No point in driving the price higher than need be. PM and let me know, no point in showing...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 19-09-08, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By ard-ri
Sure, they are everyone's favourite friend when...

Sure, they are everyone's favourite friend when you are trying to sneak back to barricks......while drunk. :( :D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-09-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By ard-ri
Dave, She is well known for this kind of...

Dave,

She is well known for this kind of stuff. She does sell some nice re-strike Helmet plates though.

Cheers, Michael
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-09-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By ard-ri
By The Batch

They appear to be making this badge by the batch. Seems like a waste of 925 silver.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-09-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By ard-ri
Spencer, May I suggest you place the "I" in...

Spencer,

May I suggest you place the "I" in front of the "Y" and the "1" in front of the "4". that will give you a set of "IY" for Imperial Yeomanry and a "14" .

Regards, Michael
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 06-09-08, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,349
Posted By ard-ri
Pylon, the Templar Cross is red. So if it's a...

Pylon, the Templar Cross is red. So if it's a Templar item red would be the colour.

Cheers, Michael
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 05-09-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,349
Posted By ard-ri
"In Hoc Signo Vinces" translates to "With This...

"In Hoc Signo Vinces" translates to "With This Sign Conquer". It is commonly used by those of us in the Knights Templar. If there was any enamel on the badge it would be red.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 04-09-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,557
Posted By ard-ri
I can see this thread becoming decidedly ugly....

I can see this thread becoming decidedly ugly. Sarmajor, while I have a few A/A badges in my collection, quite a few others do collect them. Especially younger collectors who can't afford the older...
Forum: General Topics 04-09-08, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,834
Posted By ard-ri
Jeasus Boys!.....Keep out of the Gin cabinet :D

Jeasus Boys!.....Keep out of the Gin cabinet :D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-08-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By ard-ri
Hi, I would say it drops into the 1874-81...

Hi,

I would say it drops into the 1874-81 helmet-plate range.

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 27-08-08, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By ard-ri
Well, that's a right bloody waste :eek: How'd you...

Well, that's a right bloody waste :eek: How'd you come by those?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-08-08, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By ard-ri
John, See, I knew you where a funny lot down...

John,

See, I knew you where a funny lot down south :D

Cheers, Michael
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-08-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By ard-ri
John, Not so sure you could call that a...

John,

Not so sure you could call that a crown. Looks more like a beaver skin top hat. And the way that lot down south of the border are, I can't see them keeping a crown on anything post 1922.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By ard-ri
God I love the internet, this stuff is cool. ...

God I love the internet, this stuff is cool. :cool: Too bad I can't get into the Vatican Library.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By ard-ri
Gurkha, I would say that is the closest one...

Gurkha,

I would say that is the closest one yet. It is not Papal Guard; Swiss Guard; nom-deplume K.T. :eek: :D

Check this out though
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Forum: General Topics. 19-08-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,124
Posted By ard-ri
Rich, You'll pick it up as you go along. No...

Rich,

You'll pick it up as you go along. No worries. More examples:

"Skins" = Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
"Fuse" = Fusiliers
"RDF" = Royal Dublin Fusilier
"RIR" = Royal Irish Rifles /...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 19-08-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By ard-ri
Smith & Wright Ltd 8440

Smith & Wright Ltd

8440
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-08-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By ard-ri
Hello David, No prob with the strengtheners....

Hello David,

No prob with the strengtheners. They came in varied styles, rings, single piece, double piece. Some done at the manufacturer some done by the regimental armourer. I would say you have...
Forum: General Topics. 11-08-08, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,681
Posted By ard-ri
KLR, Good news, copy the book and send it me...

KLR,

Good news, copy the book and send it me :D

Michael
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