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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Luke H
It’s not a 1916 all GM issue but it is in my firm...

It’s not a 1916 all GM issue but it is in my firm belief a genuine period badge.

See this thread https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75531&highlight=Shropshire

Note the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Luke H
One sold today on eBay for £60 on a listing with...

One sold today on eBay for £60 on a listing with an ‘or best offer’ option. Gone within an hour of being listed. :eek:

I wonder if it will shortly appear on a dealers listings... know who my...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Luke H
There’s definitely a bit of a racket with Para...

There’s definitely a bit of a racket with Para badges due to their desirability. One banned member and dealer who is again lurking in the background here used to openly say he always attempts to buy...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Luke H
All bad Iím afraid.

All bad Iím afraid.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-05-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Luke H
A 100% genuine badge.

A 100% genuine badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Luke H
This thread may be of interest...

This thread may be of interest https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76847&highlight=Motor

To date the only publication this badge is found in is Martin Marshís catalogue of...
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By Luke H
Leigh for what itís worth I believe you have a...

Leigh for what itís worth I believe you have a good badge and whilst not cheap I think a bargain as I wouldnít even hazard a guess when another will surface.
Forum: General Topics. 21-05-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By Luke H
I donít think itís either of those things. ...

I donít think itís either of those things.

The Lambourne Hunts badge is very distinctive and very, very rare. Iíve only ever seen one OR marked example (in Philís album). That a faker wouldíve...
Forum: General Topics. 20-05-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By Luke H
Discussed here...

Discussed here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78766
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-05-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By Luke H
Welcome. It’s Royal Artillery.

Welcome. It’s Royal Artillery.
Forum: General Topics. 16-05-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By Luke H
Huntingdonshire OSD

Here’s a new one.

Listed on Minden Militaria a bronze OSD Huntingdonshire Cyclists. The badge matches the die the ORs version is from. This one also has Lambourne marked blades which are visible...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-05-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Luke H
The ‘centre’ is a modern fake cap badge. Note the...

The ‘centre’ is a modern fake cap badge. Note the rounded ToysRus lettering, the weird ‘eyebrows’ on the stag and the outlines around the jewels.

As to the plate itself, I would suspect I’m closer...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Luke H
I would suggest unless it’s a badge actually worn...

I would suggest unless it’s a badge actually worn by a member of Kimbolton school or purchased by Kimbolton school for issue the rest of the modern badges from that die are repros. My personal...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-05-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Luke H
The earlier Gaunt badges i.e. cyclists have the...

The earlier Gaunt badges i.e. cyclists have the slider attachment point behind the stags head. The Lambourne made badge is of WW1 manufacture so therefore always Hunts Cyclists.

The later Gaunt...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 13-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Luke H
Interesting to see in the first pic he wears a RE...

Interesting to see in the first pic he wears a RE badge with EviiR cypher having joined in 1913. From looking at it I get the impression perhaps itís WM from the colour versus the buttons and also...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 11-05-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Luke H
It’s a Volunteer Training Corps cap badge so...

It’s a Volunteer Training Corps cap badge so definitely WW1. The VTC were effectively the Home Guard of the Great War and your man appears to be wearing the original VTC pattern uniform of a private....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-05-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Luke H
Sorry I wasnít clear, yes as Brian says itís fine.

Sorry I wasnít clear, yes as Brian says itís fine.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-05-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Luke H
Previously discussed here ...

Previously discussed here

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17839&highlight=13th+bugle

Here
...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 11-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Luke H
Itís genuine but overpriced IMO. Iíve...

Itís genuine but overpriced IMO.

Iíve numerous para badges, several obtained within the last year-18 months, and have never paid more than £29 for the closed crown type.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Luke H
As everyone has said both fakes. The Artists...

As everyone has said both fakes.

The Artists is from the same die as the fake in the Martin Marsh repro catalogue. Also Marples & Beasley sliders are in my belief only found on repro OR metal cap...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-05-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Luke H
Beautiful badge Mark.

Beautiful badge Mark.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Luke H
Itís a fake.

Itís a fake.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Luke H
Expect to pay £90-100+ for a genuine one from a...

Expect to pay £90-100+ for a genuine one from a dealer but they do pop up occasionally on eBay for less.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Luke H
The metal badge is indeed a fake. A genuine...

The metal badge is indeed a fake.

A genuine one here https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71279&highlight=Upper+Thames&page=2

Bit more info here...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-05-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Luke H
Believe I may have a RIF like that, will check.

Believe I may have a RIF like that, will check.
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