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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-11-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thanks Toby and Gurkha, so far i know the MHS...

Thanks Toby and Gurkha,
so far i know the MHS Bulletin is only available for MHS-members and no way to buy a copy.
I understand - Mr. Brayley also stated that this helmet plate with VR cipher was...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 24-11-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thanks Toby for sharing your deep knowledge, much...

Thanks Toby for sharing your deep knowledge, much appreciated ! :)
I know http://www.uniformology.com/INSIGNIA-00.html and used it for example to research the correct backing of helmet plate...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 23-11-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Hello Toby, thanks for your comment and...

Hello Toby,
thanks for your comment and interesting informations.Your informations are correct, without doubt. The two Gale & Poulden┬┤s postcards are also published in "A guide to the Home Service...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-11-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By Markus Bodeux
The Middlesex Regiment WW1 "mis-struck"

One of the first british badges i got was this one, The Duke of Cambridge┬┤s Own (Middlesex) Regiment. I got it in the early 1990 from an other collector, he had took apart a very dirty "companions...
Forum: General Topics. 15-11-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Otherwise it would not be a mistake to try it...

Otherwise it would not be a mistake to try it first with water and soap.
The rust drops from nails and screws may have damaged the surface of the badge. Then i would try to remove them with WD40 or...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-11-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Markus Bodeux
I will try it again ....... will anyone tell me...

I will try it again ....... will anyone tell me the truth ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-11-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thanks Luke !:) The strange patina and badly...

Thanks Luke !:)
The strange patina and badly embossed background of the letters made me doubt. Better to ask for help before bidding ......

Kind regards
Markus
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-11-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By Markus Bodeux
May i add this one to the thread ? This one...

May i add this one to the thread ?

This one is offered on eBay Germany, the seller has also a (damaged) shako plate and two buttons of the 24th Foot for sale.
I like some details of the Glengarry...
Forum: General Topics. 31-10-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thanks Luke, i have found this information...

Thanks Luke,
i have found this information about Marks & Spencer vinegades - and that its very good to fish and chips :D
"White vinegar is grain based and distilled malt vinegar is barley based....
Forum: Military Buttons 31-10-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Found the book in my lunch break, but it is very...

Found the book in my lunch break, but it is very sad - nearly 500 pages and hundreds of pics, but nothing about buttons or badges produced for foreign armys after 1945.
I visited some manufacturers...
Forum: Military Buttons 31-10-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Markus Bodeux
That were the reasons, to support the local...

That were the reasons, to support the local manufacturers and very low prices in Germany after the war.
I have this book at home, will try to find it this evening ........ too many books ......
Forum: Military Buttons 31-10-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Many german manufacturers of military badges,...

Many german manufacturers of military badges, buttons etc were located in the City of Luedenscheid, British Occupation Area.
There was an intensive cooperation between the british administration and...
Forum: General Topics. 30-10-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Congratulations, an amazing result. :) Do you...

Congratulations, an amazing result. :)
Do you know what percentage of acetic acid your vinegar contains? I suspect this method is not possible on badges that are gold or silver plated, only if the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-10-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Hello David, must be a very impressive helmet....

Hello David,
must be a very impressive helmet. I have not found any pics of it or other similar badges on the forum:
The only pic i have found in the net was from a plate sold in the past by...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-10-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Military Police Helmet Plate VC 1885-1902

Hello all,
i have just added this helmet plate to my small Corps & Departments collection.
Following K&K it is a helmet plate for OR of the Military Foot and Mounted Police,KK1027, worn from 1885...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-10-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Markus Bodeux
May be someone tried to remove verdigrisfrom a gm...

May be someone tried to remove verdigrisfrom a gm badge. This works very well with ammonia (NH3), but if you "bath" the badge in total, the base metal will turn to a dark brown bronze tone. The green...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-10-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Northern Cyclist Battalion ?

I just got this Northern Cyclist Battalion cap badge and i remark that it is different to all other i have found here in threads and albums.
The crown is not voided and the spokes are very fuzzy...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 22-10-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,361
Posted By Markus Bodeux
May i add this one to this older thread ? I...

May i add this one to this older thread ?
I guess it is a genuine 1924/25 badge with the tank facing to right, may be identical to the badge shown by Alan O in #19.
The front has been polished or a...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-10-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thank you Luke for your honest opinion! I...

Thank you Luke for your honest opinion!
I bought it along with these three other badges and it was the only one I had any doubts about. And when I compare it to my RE EVII gm badge (and the RTR on...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 18-10-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Royal Engineers EVII Volunteers wm badge

Hello gentlemen,
despite my not always good experiences with badges made of white metal and my problems with lugs, I would like to show you my new addition.
K & K 880, Royal Engineers EVII in white...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 17-10-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Hello Bess, i have not the experience to...

Hello Bess,
i have not the experience to suggest any reason why this was blackened.
But there is a very good website about the badges of the York & Lancaster Regiment, and they show also a die...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-10-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thanks Luke, much appreciated ! :) Very...

Thanks Luke,
much appreciated ! :)
Very helpfull link, also the further link in #4 !
My badge seems to be made with the same die as your examples, obviously a "crooked" crown. For me the best...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-10-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Thank you Chris, that is what i thought about...

Thank you Chris,
that is what i thought about it. Here one more pic to show some details, a little bit polished but still there.

Best regards
Markus
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-10-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Markus Bodeux
Tank Corps cap badge long slider

Hello gentlemen,

i have got this Tank Corps cap badge from a german collector.
I have compared it to several badges in the albums, also with several fakes i have already learnt, and i can not...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-10-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Markus Bodeux
A convolute of badges ...

Hello gentlemen,
i have bought this lot of badges from the US for small money, 35 $ incl. shipping.
I guess all the cavalry badges are fakes, i have just learned that the 13 Hussars should have a...
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