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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Paul Spellman
I saw these on eBay, quite a bargain you got...

I saw these on eBay, quite a bargain you got there.
Have you cleaned them
Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-01-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Posted By Paul Spellman
3 versions then Name on back, wm slider and...

3 versions then
Name on back, wm slider and brass slider
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Paul Spellman
WW2 Free Norwegian Forces cap Badge

WW2 Free Norwegian Forces cap Badge
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-11-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Paul Spellman
Likely a transition from using from stock a late...

Likely a transition from using from stock a late 1941 hand painted ‘Brushstroke’ smock and the addition of early 1942 Roller Printed pockets etc.
Probably not unique but certainly rare
Paul
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By Paul Spellman
Seller has consistently mixed in a number of...

Seller has consistently mixed in a number of fakes in his listings since his last episode on here.
Why people buy from him I don’t know, he and his type are ruining this hobby and putting a lot of...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-11-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Paul Spellman
Likely to a Company of Bowmen as commemorative...

Likely to a Company of Bowmen as commemorative badge
Crťcy and Flodden were 14th/16th century battles which featured English Longbow Archers
Paul
Forum: Headdress 29-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Paul Spellman
Pretty sure the RSG didn’t wear dicing, their...

Pretty sure the RSG didn’t wear dicing, their balmoral had the Vandyke pattern.
This Glengarry shown is available from numerous sources originating from Pakistan
Such as here
Forum: General Topics. 09-09-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By Paul Spellman
V minus I equals IV multiplied by X equals XXXX...

V minus I equals IV multiplied by X equals XXXX plus one lucky horseshoe = 41
:D
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-08-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Paul Spellman
Simon, 2nd Class Instructor Paul

Simon,
2nd Class Instructor
Paul
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-08-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Paul Spellman
Additional notes with corrections in a later...

Additional notes with corrections in a later supplement
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-08-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By Paul Spellman
People need to be careful with these flashes,...

People need to be careful with these flashes, some are made up whilst others are used by individuals in private companies who provide security logistics and training in many of the places it’s not...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Paul Spellman
To me there seems to be 3 different dies in the...

To me there seems to be 3 different dies in the badges shown referred too most certainly the one Tony posted, the one I gave shown and the other eBay example also has differences.
There must be many...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Paul Spellman
Glider Pilot Regiment Cap Badge

It’s been a struggle to find a good example of the KC cap badge to the GPR I think due to the fact they are relatively scarce so I’m pleased to show this example I got from GN at Yate yesterday,...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-08-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Paul Spellman
5th (Cyclist) Bn East Yorkshire Regt Paul

5th (Cyclist) Bn East Yorkshire Regt
Paul
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-08-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,805
Posted By Paul Spellman
Ahh but Simon, They have similar...

Ahh but Simon,
They have similar qualifications, to me some auction houses are sinking to rag and bone men, actually that’s probably a slant on the men with a cart as they would more likely have...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-08-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,805
Posted By Paul Spellman
some T&Cs at an auction today. It still didnít...

some T&Cs at an auction today.
It still didnít stop people bidding stupid money at their sale
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-08-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,805
Posted By Paul Spellman
They are all described as used and there is no...

They are all described as used and there is no mention of them being fake/reproduction.

I personally think people are wasting their time highlighting fake stuff on here because as long as people...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Paul Spellman
Some of his other items, I also have his PT kit...

Some of his other items, I also have his PT kit socks and spare KD +
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-07-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Paul Spellman
As it says Leigh it is unusual and I wonder if he...

As it says Leigh it is unusual and I wonder if he is Home Guard, he is sporting WW1 medal ribbons.
Here is a ww2 ToS in pretty worn condition, this came with a trunk of belongings to a Black Watch...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Spellman
The PM far left seems to have retained the Cairn...

The PM far left seems to have retained the Cairn Stone
No MGC guns found
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Spellman
Here is a Tank for you

Here is a Tank for you
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Spellman
Sorted the link now

Sorted the link now
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Spellman
Here you go laddie www.houseoflabhran.net ...

Here you go laddie
www.houseoflabhran.net
Not sure where the Laphroig came from
This site is one of the reasons you should be very cautious with Scottish Militaria.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Paul Spellman
Hi Steve, Just a Red Hackle was worn on the...

Hi Steve,
Just a Red Hackle was worn on the Tam, it’s an Officers pattern Tam o Shanter.
Paul

You get differing qualities on the badges, personally I’m not a fan of this one.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Spellman
Haha, Itís a Malt :rolleyes:

Haha,
Itís a Malt :rolleyes:
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