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Forum: The Home Front 27-02-21, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Charliedog012012
That is a great link Mike. Thanks for posting...

That is a great link Mike. Thanks for posting that. There are some really nice examples and I think I would have been tempted by many of them......unfortunately my pocket would not stretch that far....
Forum: Off topic 21-02-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well I reckon the guy is ordering a pizza.

Well I reckon the guy is ordering a pizza.
Forum: Other Military Topics 17-02-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,163
Posted By Charliedog012012
I think you are looking for a very rare thing....

I think you are looking for a very rare thing. After a long search I came up with 3 copies. The first in the IWM, a second version which has be scanned to be downloaded and the third was sold at...
Forum: The Home Front 11-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
When I looked at the bottom left of the badge...

When I looked at the bottom left of the badge (just before the ‘J’), there seems to be a very tiny imperfection, almost like a ridge. I did actually think initially that it was manufactured with...
Forum: The Home Front 08-02-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well what can I say? Only one of its kind.....I...

Well what can I say? Only one of its kind.....I am sure that the bidding will be fierce........or perhaps not! When I think that I have seen everything something comes along to astound me. Think I...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-02-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Charliedog012012
PM sent in respect of the 1st Volunteer Bn DLI...

PM sent in respect of the 1st Volunteer Bn DLI Helmet Plate Centre.
Cheers
James
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 16-01-21, 06:22 PM
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Views: 271
Posted By Charliedog012012
I will second that. I bought the book when it was...

I will second that. I bought the book when it was published and yes it is a superb book. I found it to be quite moving given that we have no idea of how many of the men in the photos actually...
Forum: Other Military Topics 09-01-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 12,576
Posted By Charliedog012012
Well as the seller says, “Be well and have a...

Well as the seller says, “Be well and have a blessed day”. First time that I have seen that on eBay. Interesting.
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By Charliedog012012
Pleased to see that you got the medal returned to...

Pleased to see that you got the medal returned to you. However, it is sad that someone felt it was okay to take it in the first place. Your own actions are to be commended and deservedly brought the...
Forum: Off topic 31-12-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By Charliedog012012
I feel your pain sir. I bought two medallions a...

I feel your pain sir. I bought two medallions a couple of years ago at a cost of £30. After a 30 day wait and having contacted the seller twice, I got little help and the comment ‘I have proof of...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 25-12-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Charliedog012012
Illustrating Armageddon

Gentlemen,
My wonderful wife bought this book as Christmas present. The illustration on the front cover of the book is a wonderful photograph.........except for the fact that it is not a photograph....
Forum: General Topics. 23-12-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 785
Posted By Charliedog012012
Best wishes to you all. Stay safe!

Best wishes to you all. Stay safe!
Forum: The Home Front 18-12-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
In reference to the Coventry Ordnance badge. I...

In reference to the Coventry Ordnance badge. I accept fully that the turnover of workers may have necessitated the re-use and consequent renumbering of a badge to save money. However, it would strike...
Forum: The Home Front 18-12-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
It is a stunning badge and looks very...

It is a stunning badge and looks very professionally done. I cannot recall seeing any other like it but it is a little gem.
When I started collecting the unofficial ‘On War Service’ badges, I would...
Forum: The Home Front 16-12-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
There is an example of the Coventry Ordnance...

There is an example of the Coventry Ordnance Works badge on Sally Bosleys which has four different numbers stamped to the rear with consequent distortion. Gives it a nice feel of history.
Forum: The Home Front 16-12-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
Lovely example of the ‘Did Her Bit’ tribute...

Lovely example of the ‘Did Her Bit’ tribute badges. In superb condition.
...
Forum: Other Military Topics 15-12-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 12,576
Posted By Charliedog012012
I confess that having stood at the point where...

I confess that having stood at the point where the Devonshire’s went over the top, it is humbling to realise the impossible task that they faced and the courage they showed. It is a special place. To...
Forum: General Topics. 12-12-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Charliedog012012
Excellent. Absolutely delighted to see you back.

Excellent. Absolutely delighted to see you back.
Forum: General Topics. 04-12-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,466
Posted By Charliedog012012
Unfortunately no, it does not open up. I agree it...

Unfortunately no, it does not open up. I agree it has been very well done and a clever idea too. Glad you like it.
Forum: General Topics. 04-12-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,466
Posted By Charliedog012012
Small, and some might say insignificant, but for...

Small, and some might say insignificant, but for me, this little sweetheart pendant, home made from a button is so poignant and a real treasure.
Forum: The Home Front 27-11-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
Do we know if the Board of Trade were favourable...

Do we know if the Board of Trade were favourable to the idea? Would be good to find out one way or another.
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,779
Posted By Charliedog012012
I share your pain Sir!

I share your pain Sir!
Forum: The Home Front 26-11-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
Every time I think I am beginning to get a handle...

Every time I think I am beginning to get a handle on this, something comes along to throw my ideas to one side. These photos seem to throw the theories in the air in one respect but they also too...
Forum: The Home Front 23-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,579
Posted By Charliedog012012
Ahem, I believe they are called Pearls, Tim

Ahem, I believe they are called Pearls, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 06-11-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Charliedog012012
I saw one of these on eBay which was being sold...

I saw one of these on eBay which was being sold with the rather dubious description of ‘Home Guard’. There is however one for sale at monsmilitaryantiques.co.uk which is described as a badge ‘that...
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