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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Khyber
Thanks Simon..of late quite a few bits popping up...

Thanks Simon..of late quite a few bits popping up on ebay with bright green verdigris added so difficult to tell son was unsure...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-08-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Khyber
Are these badges good?

These badges are by known ebay sellers and though they usually have good stuff, the odd copy/fake might always creep in... would like to have opinions..
Forum: General Topics. 31-07-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Khyber
A badge posted to me on May 22 is still showing...

A badge posted to me on May 22 is still showing as being on its way from Southampton to London. I guess it'ts a system error and the stuff is probably at Delhi Airport. I have 3 items sent in the...
Forum: General Topics. 30-07-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By Khyber
No sidecaps for Sikh regiments I think except...

No sidecaps for Sikh regiments I think except maybe British officers, but not sure..

However, I have noticed that most items to Sikh regiments always go for high prices, as there are apparently a...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 29-07-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Khyber
There are many variants with slight differences...

There are many variants with slight differences in the chinthe of the 90 Punjabis badge..I'm almost certain this was part of a pouch/piper's badge...the brooch fitting us evidently a later addition.
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 29-07-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Khyber
Here is the badge..

Here is the badge..
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 29-07-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Khyber
I too had my eye on this and meant to put in a...

I too had my eye on this and meant to put in a bid at the last minute yesterday but forgot as I was caught up with work.

It is a chinthe for sure but the 'face' is a little different from the ones...
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Khyber
As many members here will have experienced...

As many members here will have experienced Bosleys is not easy to deal with. I've had the same problem with them earlier. They seem to think they do you a great favour by condescending to reply and...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-07-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Khyber
I think the rank should read PNR or SPR. -...

I think the rank should read PNR or SPR. - Pioneer or Sapper..instead of PHR...have a good look again..
The unit is the Indian Pioneer Corps, and as Simon says you will not find anything on him...
Forum: Indian Badges 24-07-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Khyber
No Tim, Not by Bharatpur state forces.....

No Tim,
Not by Bharatpur state forces.. something probably unofficial probably made by one of the British regiments involved AFTER the final victory as a token of remeberance of past events..

If...
Forum: Indian Badges 23-07-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Khyber
Good stuff there, Tim. Be wonderful to have...

Good stuff there, Tim. Be wonderful to have positive identification..
I guess the Lake one might be part of a regimental plaque to commemorate the victory at Bharatpur..
Regards,
Sunil
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 23-07-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Khyber
Uganda Police buckle

What period would this have been worn? Any ideas?
Very heavy, maybe brass with white metal coating, didn't want to scratch and find out what metal it is..
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Khyber
Tim, the badge might well be a mess...

Tim, the badge might well be a mess servant/khitmatgars badge on the local staff that were employed in India during the visit.. those badges are usually large, I've noticed. This does have an...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-07-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Khyber
Almost looks like horse furniture. It is not the...

Almost looks like horse furniture. It is not the PoWs visit to India badge. That badge is show on QMS Militaria website..can't post the link but you can see it there still if you search.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-07-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Khyber
Fake/copy Indian badge and others?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/13th-Duke-of-Connaughts-Own-Lancers-Collar-Badge/353143867670?hash=item523903c916:g:~4EAAOSwKERfBF10

Is this badge any good.. looks like a cast copy to me..there are...
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 402
Posted By Khyber
Thanks Terry, you give me hope in these troubled...

Thanks Terry, you give me hope in these troubled times 😊.. lot of feel-good attached to these things!!
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 402
Posted By Khyber
Angry Thanks for your reply, but I would never use the...

Thanks for your reply, but I would never use the global shipping program. It's a rip off.

I have been buying from the UK for 15 years and always use Royal Mail International Tracked or Signed For....
Forum: General Topics. 18-07-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 402
Posted By Khyber
Royal Mail messages

Hello everyone!
What exactly does the message 'Item dispatched' on the Royal Mail website mean? Item was apparently despatched on May 22 but has still not arrived in Delhi after almost 2 months....
Forum: Indian Badges 15-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
No wonder I've not had much luck. How I wish this...

No wonder I've not had much luck. How I wish this advice had come sooner😅
Forum: Indian Badges 14-07-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
Found it! Officers and men of the 77th at...

Found it! Officers and men of the 77th at Bangalore, July 1907. Those moustaches again!!!
Forum: Indian Badges 14-07-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
Not at all Simon. Here's a photo of the SBP of...

Not at all Simon. Here's a photo of the SBP of the 78th Moplahs, belongs to a friend who I know will not mind me posting it here.
Forum: Indian Badges 05-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
😅😅

😅😅
Forum: Indian Badges 05-07-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
Simon, there is another photo of the regiment of...

Simon, there is another photo of the regiment of officers and men, the sepoys wearing a very distinctive fez-like pagri/cap..will try and locate..
Forum: Indian Badges 05-07-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Khyber
There is a plaque at St Paul's Bangalore to...

There is a plaque at St Paul's Bangalore to commemorate the mustering out of the regiment. Trying to attach a photo...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-07-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Khyber
Yes, please post the photos if you find them....

Yes, please post the photos if you find them. Jhansi is one place on my to-do list. There is a bastion in the fort from which the ranee's horse is supposed to have jumped but which is all bunkum I...
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