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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Luke H
They’re that bad, I’m All Shook Up.

They’re that bad, I’m All Shook Up.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-05-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Luke H
5th, 9th, 24th and 27th are fakes. 12th,...

5th, 9th, 24th and 27th are fakes.

12th, 16th, 17th are good.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-05-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Luke H
From 1908 until just post WW1, from memory 1920...

From 1908 until just post WW1, from memory 1920 or 1921-ish.

I’ve heard more than one dealer recount fabled tales of how rare and hard it is to obtain genuine examples of this badge. In truth...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Luke H
Here is a genuine Gaunt badge. Note the...

Here is a genuine Gaunt badge. Note the differences.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Luke H
The badge is from a fake die as sold in the...

The badge is from a fake die as sold in the Martin Marsh catalogue. In the 1970s a whole series of fake RNDs was spawned, these were new dies and different from originals.

You badge is quite...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Luke H
Having seen the other candidates I agree it’s...

Having seen the other candidates I agree it’s Sind District.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Luke H
Could you post close ups of the medal please,...

Could you post close ups of the medal please, esp. with the naming in focus.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Luke H
You have a fake badge with a medal.

You have a fake badge with a medal.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Luke H
It’s the ‘Ron collection’ again sold by Mr...

It’s the ‘Ron collection’ again sold by Mr ‘Lovely’ badge seller... previously ‘Lovely Old School’ badge.

Same chap who sold the forged QVC RA recently plus many other threads.

This dodgy...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-04-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Luke H
V Corps.

V Corps.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-04-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Luke H
It looks like a nipple left by a channel for...

It looks like a nipple left by a channel for metal into a mould.
Forum: General Topics. 27-04-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Luke H
Badge collecting whether casual or serious is...

Badge collecting whether casual or serious is full of big peaks and deep nadirs.

Everyone needs a break from it periodically to reflect and let the emotions settle down and objectivity return.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By Luke H
Finally landed a marked example.

Finally landed a marked example.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-04-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Luke H
Royal Artillery. Colourising the image has...

Royal Artillery. Colourising the image has significantly affected the outline of the cap badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-04-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Luke H
The scroll reads Invicta. The white horse is...

The scroll reads Invicta.

The white horse is extensively worn by West Kent affiliated schools, military, civil powers and other services, there are a great many which are unidentified.

I would...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Luke H
Rob, Identical rather than similarities....

Rob,

Identical rather than similarities. The badge shown and yours is unquestionably from the Marsh die.

If you ask the person who I believe showed you the picture you refer to as your source...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Luke H
I believe the photo you mention Rob shows the...

I believe the photo you mention Rob shows the 1916 version with the scroll removed. I promised I would not say any more on the topic as to the whys and wherefores but suffice to say I’m 100% certain...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-04-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Luke H
Both are indeed fakes.

Both are indeed fakes.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-04-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Luke H
I don’t collect past 1952 so cannot comment on...

I don’t collect past 1952 so cannot comment on authenticity but regardless it looks hideous and the embodiment of my decision why I do not!

The seller ‘warbadges’ is in fact another account for...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 25-04-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Luke H
I would echo Simon’s comments, one for the bin...

I would echo Simon’s comments, one for the bin I’m afraid.

A classic Martin Marsh catalogue fake, at most the badge is 50 years old.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-04-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Luke H
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-04-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Luke H
You’ll be pleased to know it is not the Martin...

You’ll be pleased to know it is not the Martin Marsh fake.

Whilst VTCs are not my thing, to my eyes it looks good.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Luke H
They’re just WW1 bodge jobs. Some have braze...

They’re just WW1 bodge jobs. Some have braze holes some don’t. Similar to the slidered Regimental castle Northants.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-04-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By Luke H
I do not collect officers badges so am not best...

I do not collect officers badges so am not best placed to offer a truly informed opinion here. I can and do offer objective verdicts when officers badges are from known fake dies I recognise (e.g....
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 22-04-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Luke H
If you are interested in Pathfinder badges I...

If you are interested in Pathfinder badges I would highly recommend this thread

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44062
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