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Forum: Army Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Frank Kelley
Notwithstanding the missing orb and cross, I...

Notwithstanding the missing orb and cross, I think I'd be quite happy too.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that is of recent manufacture, to be...

I think that is of recent manufacture, to be quite honest, those badges and similar, Caterpillar Cub and so on, are really best bought as part of a well documented and therefore completely verified...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-07-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By Frank Kelley
It does indeed, so much so. it might have been...

It does indeed, so much so. it might have been taken on the very same day!:)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-07-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Frank Kelley
You are certainly a lucky fellow!

You are certainly a lucky fellow!
Forum: General Topics. 11-07-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By Frank Kelley
I certainly would not have been in anyway,...

I certainly would not have been in anyway, whatsoever, reticent.
Forum: General Topics. 11-07-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would certainly be interested to see a list of...

I would certainly be interested to see a list of those that "don't"
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Frank Kelley
Like so many other items being offered by this...

Like so many other items being offered by this particular seller!:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-07-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Frank Kelley
In addition, you can search WO363 and WO364...

In addition, you can search WO363 and WO364 online using his name, as well as his family detail that you are aware of, it would certainly be worth while, if you are fortunate enough to find a match...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 08-07-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Frank Kelley
They are certainly lovely things, but, I think...

They are certainly lovely things, but, I think they were best bought from the RBL when they were originally released, it was nice to simply walk into their branch and just buy one, which I did in the...
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Frank Kelley
To answer the second part of your question, I...

To answer the second part of your question, I don't see why not, there are of course two issues, firstly, availability of an example and secondly, the funds needed to make the purchase!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-07-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Frank Kelley
Even if a persons maths and roman numerals are...

Even if a persons maths and roman numerals are not as they might be, the letter H is a give away.
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, I would be comfortable, although, I seldom...

Yes, I would be comfortable, although, I seldom consider badges that are missing their original fittings, but, at least their remains are there.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,339
Posted By Frank Kelley
A very handsome piece, although, I bet you wish...

A very handsome piece, although, I bet you wish it was gold.
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would leave it alone, you would simply be...

I would leave it alone, you would simply be adding yet another degree that is not original, you still have the remains of the original loops, which is nice to see.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, I just wondered, given the presence of it's...

Okay, I just wondered, given the presence of it's copper loops, they are normally the first thing to go.
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not surprised.

Not surprised.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is in quite remarkable condition, where and...

That is in quite remarkable condition, where and when was it dug?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, it is something that you do see on occasion,...

Yes, it is something that you do see on occasion, many years ago I had a number of badges that had spent decades exposed in a smoke filled room within a bar in Johannesburg that appeared similar, I...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-07-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By Frank Kelley
Is that not a poem written by a certain Private...

Is that not a poem written by a certain Private Baldrick?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, I would say a very pleasing...

From the photographs, I would say a very pleasing find, apart from the patination, I would certainly be quite happy.
Forum: Military Buttons 06-07-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,500
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, many thanks gentlemen, I think I can...

Okay, many thanks gentlemen, I think I can reasonably assume that the use of this particular back stamp is likely to have been brought about by the size of the particular buttons upon which it was...
Forum: Military Buttons 05-07-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,500
Posted By Frank Kelley
Anyone, any thoughts on the use of this back...

Anyone, any thoughts on the use of this back stamp?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-07-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, many thanks, just from the photographs, my...

Okay, many thanks, just from the photographs, my thoughts would be that it is interesting to note the first flaw, on the first letter T in the word Scottish, which appears to be so much worse on the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-07-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very clearly, something becomes extant at the...

Very clearly, something becomes extant at the particular point in time that it was actually manufactured, the issue here is that point in time.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-07-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Frank Kelley
The badge concerned certainly predates the...

The badge concerned certainly predates the interwar war period.
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