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Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 78
Posted By manchesters
Neil, Everything still screams fake to me,...

Neil,

Everything still screams fake to me, colour, poor defination, wear etc.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. Today, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 78
Posted By manchesters
The 4 Scottish Volunteer Artillery glengarry...

The 4 Scottish Volunteer Artillery glengarry badges are in my opinion modern fakes, artificially aged and of poor quality.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-02-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By manchesters
Calcutta Scottish badges were well made and good...

Calcutta Scottish badges were well made and good quality.

that badge is a modern cast copy, probably of an officers silver badge.
It has all the hallmarks to the rear that scream to me, modern.
...
Forum: General Topics. 23-02-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By manchesters
Jack, I can do it. send me a PM ...

Jack,

I can do it.
send me a PM

regards
Forum: Headdress 22-02-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By manchesters
Well done Colin. regards

Well done Colin.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-02-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By manchesters
I think you will find it is Dutch. Royal...

I think you will find it is Dutch.

Royal Netherlands Korps Marniers Marinesbrigade Badge

regards
Forum: Other Militaria 22-02-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By manchesters
Roy, Class Z is when he was demobilised and...

Roy,

Class Z is when he was demobilised and transferred to the Army Reserve on 7th May 1919. There were several categories, Z being the most common for fit men. You can google Class Z of the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-02-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By manchesters
The seller is infamous regards

The seller is infamous

regards
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By manchesters
Yes, here. Just post front and back photos. ...

Yes, here.

Just post front and back photos.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-02-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By manchesters
RE and RA are fine regards

RE and RA are fine

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By manchesters
clearly a late war sleeve, with the wound stripes...

clearly a late war sleeve, with the wound stripes and looking at the other badges around it highly likely its RAMC so a home made Medical Orderlys trade badge is very likely.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By manchesters
RAMC Medical Orderleys wore either one for 2nd...

RAMC Medical Orderleys wore either one for 2nd Class and 2 for 1st class strip of crimson braid on both cuffs as a trade badge, but not that wide.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By manchesters
Bill, I would like them if still available...

Bill,

I would like them if still available please.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-02-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By manchesters
I thought they were collar badges? regards

I thought they were collar badges?

regards
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-02-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By manchesters
I agree. Buyer beware.. If in doubt, dont bid. ...

I agree. Buyer beware.. If in doubt, dont bid.

regards
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 15-02-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By manchesters
Vincent, I would recommend a diagonal split...

Vincent,

I would recommend a diagonal split of red over blue to replicate RA colours.

It would look good.

regards
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Leigh, They were always zinc coated copper...

Leigh,

They were always zinc coated copper rivets.

I am talking pre WW1. I dont know about modern ceremonial frogs.

regards
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Andy, No, those were part of the improved...

Andy,

No, those were part of the improved system that replaced the Valise equipment, which was called the Slade Wallace system and introduced in 1888.

There was no need for brass loops on the...
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Well until you reply I will just say that...

Well until you reply I will just say that everything on the belt looks exactly as it should on an 1882 Valise waistbelt including the leather loops.

I would be interested to hear what it is that...
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Why do you say that? regards

Why do you say that?

regards
Forum: Other Militaria 14-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By manchesters
Hello, Its an 1882 Valise Pattern waistbelt...

Hello,

Its an 1882 Valise Pattern waistbelt with a Queen Victorian General Service clasp. Its not a belt worn by a specific regiment, but worn by all Infantry Regiments at the time. There should...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-02-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By manchesters
I have a lovely matching Bronze OSD pair from my...

I have a lovely matching Bronze OSD pair from my own collection that I am willing to part with.

Send me a PM to discuss please.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-02-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By manchesters
I believe its a cast copy. regards

I believe its a cast copy.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-02-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By manchesters
You seem to want to annoy everyone on the...

You seem to want to annoy everyone on the Forum!!:mad:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-02-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By manchesters
Chris, I think you had a lucky escape. No way...

Chris,
I think you had a lucky escape. No way is it worth 35, thats well over the top. Sorry Leigh, I know you payed that.

I have an identical one and you can have it for 25.
Please drop me...
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