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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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Posted By manchesters
Yes please.

Yes please.
Forum: The Home Front 14-07-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,051
Posted By manchesters
Paid for mine earlier in the week. Looking...

Paid for mine earlier in the week.
Looking forward to studying it.

regards
Forum: Off topic 12-07-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 12-07-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By manchesters
A very informative photo. regards

A very informative photo.

regards
Forum: Off topic 12-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By manchesters
I would just put a straw in the top. Happy...

I would just put a straw in the top.

Happy days
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-07-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 967
Posted By manchesters
Looks good. However, DO NOT, buy any...

Looks good.

However, DO NOT, buy any Manchester Regiment VB badges off ebay. Every one I ever see is a fake of one sort or another.

regards
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-07-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By manchesters
:D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-07-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By manchesters
He appears to be Black Swatch:D

He appears to be Black Swatch:D
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-07-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By manchesters
Michael, Is it something to do with...

Michael,

Is it something to do with semaphore flags, Royal Navy signal flags etc.

Just guessing really.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 10-07-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By manchesters
Certainly worn by RE signal sections in WW1 ...

Certainly worn by RE signal sections in WW1

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By manchesters
Glad to hear there are plenty of good ones. ...

Glad to hear there are plenty of good ones.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By manchesters
Thanks for that information, I didnt know the...

Thanks for that information, I didnt know the colours.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
Kingsley, Thanks for the photos, very nice. ...

Kingsley,

Thanks for the photos, very nice.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-07-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By manchesters
Stephen, It certainly is the right shape and...

Stephen,

It certainly is the right shape and size for a TR numeral, but alas I have only ever seen them in photos in B & W.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 09-07-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
yes, thanks Mike. Interesting to see a 6...

yes, thanks Mike.

Interesting to see a 6 pointed star used in Victoria, whereas we here had 5, the six pointed star only used by RN & RM.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Keith

Thanks Keith
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-07-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By manchesters
Mike, I am sorry to have to disagree but...

Mike,

I am sorry to have to disagree but from first glance they appear to be typical of the fake glengarry badges encountered in their hundreds on ebay every day.
I hope I am wrong, but....

If...
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Mike, But they are the standard UK...

Thanks Mike,

But they are the standard UK ones.

The Keith has described is much rarer, hence the request for a photo.

regards
Forum: Photographs of Australian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 08-07-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
Keith, Sounds a lovely badge. Do you...

Keith,

Sounds a lovely badge.

Do you have any examples you could post as I would love to see such great old pieces.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 08-07-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By manchesters
Royston, well done with that one, just...

Royston,

well done with that one, just another 100 to go!!

Lockdales persist in selling known fakes of rare badges, especially cloth and bullion.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By manchesters
Tony, I recall that these circular discs...

Tony,

I recall that these circular discs appeared 15 -20 years ago on a batch of fake badges, Canadian ones if I recall, usually rare CEF types.

I am not saying that there arent real ones, but...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-07-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 967
Posted By manchesters
Excellent

Excellent
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-07-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By manchesters
Tony, I have never heard of them having...

Tony,

I have never heard of them having their own bombers badge like the 10th Kings but in this hobby, never say never.

Whose to say its not an ex 10th Kings bomber who transferred to the LNL's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-07-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,051
Posted By manchesters
Toby, I understand completely, its just that...

Toby,

I understand completely, its just that your knowledge adds to the debate.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-07-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 967
Posted By manchesters
Tom, Yes, thats right for the VB's except...

Tom,

Yes, thats right for the VB's except the 4th VB (which became the 7th TF), they wore a WM floriated F de L.

The WM F de Lys adopted by the regiment after WW2 is not related to any...
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