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Forum: Off topic 13-03-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By talavera48
Baz

Wow,

Really sorry to hear this news. Baz was a top man.

I remember he and my father used to share a lot of banter (and the occasional badge) when I was a lad. Later I enjoyed many a good chat...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 04-09-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,029
Posted By talavera48
The Cori Tap is about 100m from my house. It's a...

The Cori Tap is about 100m from my house. It's a very dangerous place (for those who don't know, it is a famous cider pub in Clifton).
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-09-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,029
Posted By talavera48
Doh! No idea why I read it as I did. There...

Doh! No idea why I read it as I did.

There are plenty of Old Cliftonians around here so perhaps I'll dig one up one day.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 03-09-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,029
Posted By talavera48
Hi Chris, As a Clifton-dweller, I'd love to...

Hi Chris,

As a Clifton-dweller, I'd love to hear how you are sure there was only ever one CCF badge ever made?

A friend at work's two sons go to Clifton College and I'm slightly embarrassed to...
Forum: General Topics. 17-08-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,838
Posted By talavera48
Hi all, My tuppenceworth as a "hobbyist...

Hi all,

My tuppenceworth as a "hobbyist dealer".

The Concept 500 sites (like mine) automatically have the price removed once an item is reserved/purchased - the seller has no say in this,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-08-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By talavera48
At the risk of self-publicity, Andy, I have one...

At the risk of self-publicity, Andy, I have one on my site at present:

http://www.britisharmybadges.com/viewphoto.php?shoph=52039&phqu=2

I don't promise this picture will be there for a long...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-08-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By talavera48
Andy, Thank you for your apology and...

Andy,

Thank you for your apology and condolences.

Just to clarify, I have no problem with people discussing my badges. While I may make the odd mistake I'm confident people will be happy with...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By talavera48
Many thanks for all your kind words. I don't...

Many thanks for all your kind words.

I don't think Andy needs me to stick up for him but I have no doubt he does a great deal to help collectors avoid duffs.

I thought we were having an...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-08-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By talavera48
Thanks High Wood, I personally wouldn't...

Thanks High Wood,

I personally wouldn't write off your badge as a fake either, although it may not be a WW1 economy issue.

I remember having a similar discussion with a different forum member a...
Forum: General Topics. 09-08-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,421
Posted By talavera48
I've started a new thread on the Beds non-voided...

I've started a new thread on the Beds non-voided badge for those who do not want this thread to get side-tracked.

David Smith (proprietor of http://www.britisharmybadges.com)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-08-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By talavera48
Beds

It has been brought to my attention this has been posted on another thread:

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32504&page=2

"Despite my good intentions this well respected...
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,104
Posted By talavera48
Stolen DLI collection!

Hi all,

I was sent the e-mail below by the webmaster of the Militaria Mart. Hopefully, this forum can do its bit to try to help get these items back to their proud owner.

I'm not sure where...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-11-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By talavera48
Victorian R Irish Regt

It looks good to me.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-12, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,183
Posted By talavera48
5th?

Hi Keith,

I vote for 5 too - no idea what or why!

The one I had did not have this in the centre.

Personally, I wouldn't dip it but your call.

It has the look of the "Gaunt Pattern Book...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By talavera48
1st Cadet Battn KRRC

I have a large King's crown pouch badge like the item Keith shows with the reversed bugle and also a similar Victorian pattern with the bugle facing the 'normal' direction (as shown on Keith's small...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-12-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,436
Posted By talavera48
I wouldn't buy or sell either or those two. ...

I wouldn't buy or sell either or those two.

I've only had a few of these over time but the quality of the originals shines through immediately - they are the typically crisp specimens you would...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 26-10-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,316
Posted By talavera48
Looks like a silver-plated badge to me and, while...

Looks like a silver-plated badge to me and, while I'd bow to hagwalther's expertise on AA badges, the Gaunt B'ham slider also suggests it is a 'wrong un' to me.
Forum: General Topics. 22-09-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,211
Posted By talavera48
Thanks Ryan, The missus has already told me...

Thanks Ryan,

The missus has already told me off about the poor quality of my (point-and-shoot) photography. She promises to take a better photo with her proper camera at some point.
Forum: General Topics. 18-09-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,211
Posted By talavera48
My first album

OK,

I realise I'm nearly two months late on this but I thought it was time I joined in this thread so for anyone who cares here are my current favourites:
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-09-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,074
Posted By talavera48
I'll be happy to take the KRRC off your hands if...

I'll be happy to take the KRRC off your hands if you decide you don't like it!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-09-11, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By talavera48
Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 14-03-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By talavera48
Welcome Ray Smith... the same name as my father!

Welcome Ray Smith... the same name as my father!
Forum: General Topics. 20-12-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,064
Posted By talavera48
While I don't want to get into any kind of fight...

While I don't want to get into any kind of fight about this, it is an unnecessarily negative view of dealers.

I know dealers are not popular on this forum at present, as some people have issues...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-12-10, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By talavera48
It is worth A LOT more than AU$102!

It is worth A LOT more than AU$102!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-12-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By talavera48
I love this photo: ...

I love this photo:

http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/reg_badges/reg_badges.html
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