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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-08-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 339
Posted By Holyboy
I’d agree with Andrew I don’t like it...sorry

I’d agree with Andrew I don’t like it...sorry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-08-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Holyboy
Used to think stable belts were a good smart look...

Used to think stable belts were a good smart look the Suffolk & Norfolk Yeomanry were not meant to be worn at the time...but were.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-08-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Holyboy
IMOO Norfolk is a goodun

IMOO Norfolk is a goodun
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By Holyboy
I’ll 4th Herts Reg.

I’ll 4th Herts Reg.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-08-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Holyboy
I think that’s a good un.

I think that’s a good un.
Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 13-08-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Holyboy
In all honestly anybody could say anything on...

In all honestly anybody could say anything on EBay and they frequently do lots take it at face value in all honesty that badge could have come from my back garden. Some good evidence that it never...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-08-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Holyboy
I’d agree it looks good!

I’d agree it looks good!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-08-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Holyboy
Modern restrike sliders

Hi wasnít there a thread that had images of the modern sliders?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-08-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/363065676621

This badge measures approx 38mm according to the seller. It is not NY.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-08-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Holyboy
I was always told when starting out that the lugs...

I was always told when starting out that the lugs should be brass.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-08-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Holyboy
Totally agree, you’re always at school.

Totally agree, you’re always at school.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Holyboy
Lovely Andrew, if youíre talking about wider use...

Lovely Andrew, if youíre talking about wider use of the badge I did have a WM version on screw posts. As youíve shown the design was utilised way beyond the FSH Pagri.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Holyboy
Yes it often gets called an NCOs badge, I’m not...

Yes it often gets called an NCOs badge, I’m not sure why? But they were worn by all ORs as far as I know. I’d say from the times the regiment was in India about 1890 ish. Not common but not scarce...
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By Holyboy
My experience with Bosleys is not good. I sold a...

My experience with Bosleys is not good. I sold a major collection through them and they didn’t reply to my emails and it took me over a year to get back some unsold items, that I had to keep...
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By Holyboy
Intriguing why were you asking by the way please?

Intriguing why were you asking by the way please?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Holyboy
Cheers for highlighting this KLR it’s a good...

Cheers for highlighting this KLR it’s a good tactic to employ and show the beginners how to approach buying on eBay. There are loads with no back showing I agree is it sharp practice or laziness?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Holyboy
J&co RE

Hi this is mine from the back looks like the original finish was lighter.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Holyboy
Hi I have the same officers Jennings & Co badge...

Hi I have the same officers Jennings & Co badge but with with a deep chocolate finish. I’d say it’s ok it’s just missing its finish.
Forum: General Topics. 24-07-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Holyboy
Cheers war dog I agreed imagine a youngster...

Cheers war dog I agreed imagine a youngster looking at this though it looks the part if you’re not sure. I don’t know if I’d start collecting now but I’m pleased youngsters are taking it up.
Forum: General Topics. 24-07-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Holyboy
Fake badges

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/203057250689

Some the ageing, patina call it what you like looks good n some these badges. Iím helping out a young family friend just started collecting and itís a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Holyboy
Agree Andrew way too dear. Hope you and the...

Agree Andrew way too dear. Hope you and the family are well! Looking forward to catching up post Covid.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 24-07-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Holyboy
I’d say that’s 100% genuine those flat lugs are...

I’d say that’s 100% genuine those flat lugs are typical of CEF badges. Charlton has it as brass on lugs. Nice badge well done I did CEF for about 15 years but it got too expensive on the ones I was...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By Holyboy
Relugging new Slider Repair Service

Wasnít somebody offering a repair service on here? I know someone thankfully but lots donít.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 24-07-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks for posting this very interesting.

Thanks for posting this very interesting.
Forum: General Topics. 23-07-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By Holyboy
I’ve never heard of that I’ve always understood...

I’ve never heard of that I’ve always understood the correct term to be gilding mental which comprises mostly copper approx 95% copper and approx 5% zinc. But that will vary. I’m sure someone more...
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