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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Thanks very much I guessed that was the case. I’m...

Thanks very much I guessed that was the case. I’m still trying to attribute this badge https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75531 which may be Cadets or any other non-WO private...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Kingís College Wimbledon Badge & CCF Title

Kingís College Wimbledon cap badge & CCF title.

Iím reliably informed the cap badge was worn by the OTC but also for sometime after, possibly into the CCF period.

As these came together in a...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Luke H
RAF Enamel Pin Badges

The maker name on the back of the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia is K.G. Luke Melb

£6 the lot inc. UK standard post.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Bits & Bobs

The Royal Army Reserve badge is hallmarked for 1938.

£14 for the trio inc. UK standard post.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Modern Cap Badges

Two modern The Rifles & Duke of Lancasterís Regiment cap badges both by Firmin.

Iíve been informed these are current issue? Both are metal and not staybrite, The Rifles has a frosted finish.
...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Luke H
A manufacturers variation, in my opinion likely...

A manufacturers variation, in my opinion likely WW1-era. There are several other posts on here where this particular variant is discussed.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Luke H
Hi Spitace, can I ask if there is anything in the...

Hi Spitace, can I ask if there is anything in the book regards their badge? The front cover shows a yellow-ish (perhaps brass?) badge, I assume that’s just artistic license? Thanks.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Luke H
Yes I’m delighted with it. It is very much brass....

Yes I’m delighted with it. It is very much brass.

Has exactly the same notch out of the top left hand corner of The Welch scroll, same smooth undersides of plume tips as yours here:...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,581
Posted By Luke H
That buyer has returns accepted with 14 days?? ...

That buyer has returns accepted with 14 days??

Having returns accepted on or off doesn’t affect the originality of any item.

Even if the seller’s listing contains ‘returns not accepted’, if...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Luke H
Seller is spanmil a well known forger with a long...

Seller is spanmil a well known forger with a long history selling a very wide range of spurious militaria.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Luke H
Jersey could also be a collar. Pattern No. 1724b....

Jersey could also be a collar. Pattern No. 1724b. See Churchill Fig. 1016.

The vertical shank was only supposed to be added to the left facing collar, however, in WW2 some right facings (i.e....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Luke H
Slowly but surely wins the race mate! You’ll get...

Slowly but surely wins the race mate! You’ll get there.

You need to get yourself one of these to go with the Cardiff City Bn collars. I spotted this one as a sleeper in this mixed lot on eBay...
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Thank you Sunil that’s very helpful and wonderful...

Thank you Sunil that’s very helpful and wonderful to see. As you say visually very pleasing indeed.

Can I ask, if any, which numbers of those you posted are the OR badges or are they all officers?...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Luke H
I feared this would be the case with that seller....

I feared this would be the case with that seller. His silver voided KC Para badges similarly sold like hot cakes. They were of course all cast copies made in silver with modern hallmarks.
...
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Thank you Henk thatís very helpful. Do you know...

Thank you Henk thatís very helpful. Do you know are those images of officers badges or other ranks? As always great work and website!

Filling those gaps mentioned by Henk would certainly be...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Luke H
They have been discussed on here several times,...

They have been discussed on here several times, this is the int.militaria silver repro cohort.

Badges are marked F&G 925 (or Silver) or IM 925 followed by an anchor. The HM can be on a single line...
Forum: Headdress 14-05-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By Luke H
I agree with Hiram especially on the very salient...

I agree with Hiram especially on the very salient point of lack of holes for a badge.

Like you said itís free to dream but I fear any military connection in the case of this glengarry is just...
Forum: Indian Badges 14-05-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Indian Corps 1914 - Request

Would anyone be able to post a selection of cavalry badges as worn by the regiments in the Indian Corps in 1914/15 please?

...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-05-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By Luke H
Very sorry to hear the deal did not come off this...

Very sorry to hear the deal did not come off this time Pete. You never know, given time the seller may have a change of heart and hopefully you can revisit the deal and be first in the queue.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Luke H
Well done mate, lovely collection there.

Well done mate, lovely collection there.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-05-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Luke H
Indeed. They are being sold openly as...

Indeed. They are being sold openly as reproductions. The issue will arise when others sell them on and are less honest regards their origins.
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Luke H
Found it: ...

Found it:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81043

Another dodgy Dublin County. I have now also seen spurious Royal Carnarvon Militias.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-05-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By Luke H
Very sorry but I do not. It was sold on eBay,...

Very sorry but I do not. It was sold on eBay, item no. 363328724945. Sadly there is no name or any clues to the sitter or studio, the back is completely blank.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-05-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By Luke H
Here is a very lovely and reasonably scarce pic...

Here is a very lovely and reasonably scarce pic of cap and collars being worn in WW1 on SD https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=62761&d=1335722044

Most pics I’ve...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Luke H
Additional pics as the forums pic size limit...

Additional pics as the forums pic size limit appears to have robbed them of their resolution and detail needed from the front.
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