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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-03-19, 05:43 PM
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Posted By stenoyab
Leigh your photo shows the Sphinx without breasts...

Leigh your photo shows the Sphinx without breasts exposed, the 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - photo taken Chatham 1914 as best as I can enlarge it appears to be breasts exposed.

Honestly...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-03-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By stenoyab
I see them sold as SWB, so I assume the sellers...

I see them sold as SWB, so I assume the sellers are correct.

But the SWB badges always seem to have a Sphinx with breasts exposed, the same as the Gloucesters, Lincolnshire have a plain chest...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-12-18, 04:09 PM
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Posted By stenoyab
Essex Regiment waistbelt clasps

Hello all, looking for help from Essex collectors, have you ever come across these two clasps before.

A 44th Fooot clasp but with Roman numerals rather than the more normal Arabic 44. I assume it...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-08-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By stenoyab
The museum at Hertford had this Volunteer right...

The museum at Hertford had this Volunteer right facing collar, but if you look closely its slightly strange with the antlers unfinished ?, and not matched to the other as the front leg is not in the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-10-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By stenoyab
Its a silvered officers, OR's was an all brass...

Its a silvered officers, OR's was an all brass buckle with plain ends with 51 in centre pre 1871 (see my web page for an example). After 1871 it was replaced by the Dieu Et Mod Droit universal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-10-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By stenoyab
When worn by the regiment they wouldn't have been...

When worn by the regiment they wouldn't have been silvered, this has been silvered later, I'm not sure if this was done for part of a display or perhaps for use by one of the militia battalions. I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 13-08-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By stenoyab
It didn't sell. "106 6th Bn. East Surrey...

It didn't sell.

"106 6th Bn. East Surrey Regiment post 1908 Officer s pouch belt plate. (150 - 200)"
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-07-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By stenoyab
My 3rd is also marked Hobson & Sons Lexinton St...

My 3rd is also marked Hobson & Sons Lexinton St London NW
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By stenoyab
Your Third officers is interesting, its the 3rd...

Your Third officers is interesting, its the 3rd variation I've seen, in the recent DNW auction (July 2017) they had a third officers with a smooth centre behind the dragon.
I have a 3rd officers...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By stenoyab
Other ranks 1st and 3rd Glamorgan Rifle Volunteer...

Other ranks 1st and 3rd Glamorgan Rifle Volunteer Corps Buckles
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-07-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By stenoyab
Admired your waist belt clasp, I have a similar...

Admired your waist belt clasp, I have a similar example but in white metal which I would date as slightly later to yours. Yours in interesting as well due to the extra fret work on the ends, I have...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By stenoyab
Interesting Peter, by chance I was just...

Interesting Peter, by chance I was just photographing this clasp today.
North York Volunteers
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By stenoyab
Help ID a waist belt clasp, Defence Not Defiance

Does anyone know for sure who this clasp was for.

The outer ring bears the title "DEFENCE NOT DEFIANCE", which seems to be a popular motto of the rifle volunteers based on the poem by Martin...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By stenoyab
Thanks for the input, its always possible the...

Thanks for the input, its always possible the 78th swapped the centre for the that of the 33rd if they were different?, although the reason the 78th was absorbed by the 33rd was financial, so I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-07-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By stenoyab
78th (Manchester) Lancashire Rifle Volunteers waist belt clasp part.

Hello,

Wondering if anyone would know what the centre would be for this half.

They appear to have been short lived, 78th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers (Manchester) Formed 2 Nov 1860, absorbed by...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By stenoyab
On both the waist belt clasps the lance is over...

On both the waist belt clasps the lance is over the shoulder, unlike the badge.
I don't dispute both units used St George.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-07-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By stenoyab
This clasp was sold through Bosleys and DNW as...

This clasp was sold through Bosleys and DNW as 37th Middx.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-07-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By stenoyab
Old thread, but I think its St Giles's and St...

Old thread, but I think its St Giles's and St George's Bloomsbury Rifle Volunteer Corps, 37th Middx
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By stenoyab
Worn during the 1855-1881 period. And from wear...

Worn during the 1855-1881 period. And from wear worn for some time.
It doesn't conform to dress regulations, but as with many regiments they didn't appear to follow regulation.

I would guess the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By stenoyab
Thanks Martyn and Pete, photos added, and thanks...

Thanks Martyn and Pete, photos added, and thanks for the kind comment Pete, I fear the website will always be a work in prgoress as more examples are always turning up, and I've barely started on...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By stenoyab
May I use your photo of the Warwickshire wbc on...

May I use your photo of the Warwickshire wbc on my site?

I appear to have used a photo of it taken at an angle that I must have got years ago.

I have a number of interesting Warwickshire clasps...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By stenoyab
Thanks, but whats the copyright issues if I put...

Thanks, but whats the copyright issues if I put it on my site? I've tried to restrict photos to items from collections.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By stenoyab
Removed it, thanks

Removed it, thanks
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By stenoyab
Your best bet is to check Ebay, there are often...

Your best bet is to check Ebay, there are often albums listed at modest prices, obviously random what you get, but thats part of the fun.

Afraid only ones I have are shown here, I assume the Depot...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By stenoyab
This is a work in progress website, mainly on my...

This is a work in progress website, mainly on my main collecting interest of British waist belt clasps 1855-1901, but I have shown examples of crests for almost all 109 line regiments.

If anyone...
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