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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Luke H
That’s perfect thank you Chris. Assume from...

That’s perfect thank you Chris.

Assume from where they’re mounted you have them as collars? They’re not, they are actually Inns of Court Reserve Corps cap badges.

The IoC RC were a WW1 VTC and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Luke H
Chris can you post a close up of one of these two...

Chris can you post a close up of one of these two please?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Luke H
May well be mistaken but off top of my head I...

May well be mistaken but off top of my head I thought 1902-05 for the KC ‘Queen’s Lancers’ version.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Luke H
Ditto the Gaunt plaque Anson badge... and the...

Ditto the Gaunt plaque Anson badge... and the rest of their RND offerings for that matter.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By Luke H
Here is the WM badge as worn on the blue dress...

Here is the WM badge as worn on the blue dress cap. OR badges were in WM, GM and bronzed finish.

The post-WW1 badge made by Firmin is also found in WM, GM and bronzed finish.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-10-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, white horse’s of Kent are a pain worn by...

Hi Dean, white horse’s of Kent are a pain worn by Vols, Cyclists, Yeo, OTC, Schools, police, traffic wardens and lollipop ladies by all accounts. Your badge isn’t missing a loop, nor is it officer’s...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, the Artists Rifles scroll badge in WM...

Hi Dean, the Artists Rifles scroll badge in WM was NCOs and is rare, it took me 4 years of incessant searching to find one last year and not seen one since. The WM Artists badge I understand intended...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-10-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Luke H
If you search winking or flat eye motto all will...

If you search winking or flat eye motto all will be revealed.

The Firmin die has been heavily restruck damaging the right eye socked which as you can see on Griff’s nice examples should go into a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
The M.Y. is from this die...

The M.Y. is from this die https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75394&highlight=Montgomeryshire a seldom encountered single piece badge found on a long thin slider. It is not...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-10-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
Left is fake, middle and right are genuine....

Left is fake, middle and right are genuine. Personally I prefer the right hand example as I feel the horse has a better face. There is also a GM version produced from this die, my example is shown...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-10-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
Pictures of both types in wear during WW1 exist....

Pictures of both types in wear during WW1 exist. My belief is the Artists Rifles was in use at start of the war.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 838
Posted By Luke H
LOL :D

LOL :D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 838
Posted By Luke H
I heard in a recent study that from a genetic...

I heard in a recent study that from a genetic perspective they are functionally extinct in the wild as a species having interbred with domestic moggies so much. So 2020 was a worse year for Scottish...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Luke H
I don’t collect officers badges so am not best...

I don’t collect officers badges so am not best placed to comment, however when it comes to higher end fakery I always checkout Wharton Militaria.

Many of their repro pagri, NCO and officer’s...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
No worries Dean. The East Kent Yeo too shouldn’t...

No worries Dean. The East Kent Yeo too shouldn’t be WM for ORs (they came in BB or GM), so it’s either an officer’s badge or a fake.

Probably easiest if you ping me an email of the board when you...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
One on the sliver loops isnít ORs but slidered...

One on the sliver loops isnít ORs but slidered one would be representative and is a nice badge. That Artists is fake sorry.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
Personally Iíd go with the one middle of the pic...

Personally Iíd go with the one middle of the pic for this display.
Cheers, Luke
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 16-10-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
The LRB, YD and AY are all lovely genuine...

The LRB, YD and AY are all lovely genuine examples of the patterns worn in 1914. I particularly like that AY and its slider.

Bit confused re the RWK as it doesn’t fit into either the Yeo or London...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
Sorry Dean that Firmin mark is fake as too is the...

Sorry Dean that Firmin mark is fake as too is the badge itself which is from the MM catalogue fake die. Note how the bird in the bottom left quadrant mergers into the cross.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Luke H
It appears to be the smaller variant seen here...

It appears to be the smaller variant seen here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=211557&d=1567163355 vís...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-10-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Luke H
I agree with Frank. Here is a very grimy...

I agree with Frank.

Here is a very grimy J&Co badge: https://www.regimentalbadges.com/en-GB/guards/wwi-machine-gun-guards-1916-hallmarked-silver-cap-badge/prod_19543#.X4ldySXTWaM
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-10-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By Luke H
Sold for £380 hammer so someone clearly liked it....

Sold for £380 hammer so someone clearly liked it.

After Bosley’s fees, VAT and mailboxes charges it works out a little north of £480 or more, if the winning bidder used the-saleroom.com.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
That’s the FN badge often found on small slider...

That’s the FN badge often found on small slider which you do need to be a bit careful of as they’ve clearly been restruck from the original die since they are seen with sliders marked ‘ENGLAND’ as...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-10-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, Nice collection and great work on...

Hi Dean,

Nice collection and great work on the STs. The 10th and 11th badges mustíve switched places in the night, the Hackney should be first. The LRB is the later pattern with Great War battle...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-10-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By Luke H
Hi Dean, Hope the little one, Anna and...

Hi Dean,

Hope the little one, Anna and yourself are doing well and you’re not too sleep deprived!

Like Hoot says the Ayrshire is wrong pattern, you want the scroll-less IY type for 1914. The...
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