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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By cbuehler
"The majority of Lowland Regiment badges seen on...

"The majority of Lowland Regiment badges seen on various online auction sites are fakes and I do believe this stops people looking for a real one."

I am one of those people. This is a badge (among...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By cbuehler
Come to think of it, this badge is not the usual...

Come to think of it, this badge is not the usual British style strike and is rather thin brass. It does look to possibly be hand cut....the lugs also have very small loop holes.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cbuehler
Well, this confirms my growing suspicion that...

Well, this confirms my growing suspicion that officer badges fitted with sliders are not particularly uncommon after all.
Actually, I have a total of three officer badges with sliders.
I must say...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-04-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cbuehler
Aaargh, make that the Brecknockshire Bn. !

Aaargh, make that the Brecknockshire Bn. !
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-04-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cbuehler
Monmouthshire Regt. officer badge

Another badge which I have had for awhile, this is I think a bit unusual in that it appears to be an officers silvered badge with slider.
Note that it is not die struck, but rather like some OSD...
Forum: General Topics. 01-04-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,765
Posted By cbuehler
For me, I have been collecting militaria and...

For me, I have been collecting militaria and firearms on and off for fifty one years now:eek:, with of course a special focus on pre-52 British Army material, cap badges mostly, although I have far...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By cbuehler
YMCA wartime?

Have had this YMCA badge for quite awhile now and always wondered what it was; a shoulder title or cap badge and whether it is wartime (ww1 or 2) related.
Thanks all,
CB
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-04-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By cbuehler
It is, and very poorly done at that. CB

It is, and very poorly done at that.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-04-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By cbuehler
The RDF appears to be a bazaar made badge. Some...

The RDF appears to be a bazaar made badge. Some such badges are constructed in this manner, similar to multi piece officer badges.
The Leinster looks to be a dud unfortunately.

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-04-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By cbuehler
Agreed. CB

Agreed.

CB
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 01-04-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By cbuehler
Both are fake badges unfortunately. CB

Both are fake badges unfortunately.

CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-03-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By cbuehler
The only contribution I can make is regarding the...

The only contribution I can make is regarding the KRRC, which were badged up as you say with the exception of a dark green arm of service strip, worn below the formation sign.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By cbuehler
They all look good to me. The hairpin slider...

They all look good to me. The hairpin slider example is unusual.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By cbuehler
I noted the loops (lugs) on the Cameron and I...

I noted the loops (lugs) on the Cameron and I like those type as well. They certainly are have not been faked to my knowledge.
The badge itself is one I am not familiar with, at least my ageing mind...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By cbuehler
They look like well fed sturdy lads! When and...

They look like well fed sturdy lads! When and where was this photo taken?

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By cbuehler
Well, I will have to be the one to disagree here....

Well, I will have to be the one to disagree here. While of course it may well be the case that this is a put together, the Lahore signs are genuine, and just because they are poorly sewn on is not...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By cbuehler
Yes, when I refer to Masonic code, I mean it...

Yes, when I refer to Masonic code, I mean it could be another fraternal society. I have seen such mumbo jumbo on old snuff boxes and other bric a brac.
I understand that the old British Army was...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By cbuehler
That is a very strange looking Cameron badge.......

That is a very strange looking Cameron badge.... I must say the entire lot is in such a filthy state as making a determination as to originality difficult, but most seem good.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By cbuehler
A good close up picture of the Lahore District...

A good close up picture of the Lahore District sign ( the Zamzama gun ) would be helpful to determine if it is original.
As mentioned, the shoulder titles are incorrect, however, they could have...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-03-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By cbuehler
The Northants is fine. CB

The Northants is fine.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By cbuehler
Another example of almost criminal waste, that...

Another example of almost criminal waste, that doublet. The sun also degrades the fabric in addition to fading.
I guess they actually get sunshine sometimes in that part of England ;)

CB
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-03-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By cbuehler
I quite sure it is a type of Masonic code...

I quite sure it is a type of Masonic code writing. You can see this on various older Masonic regalia etc. I dont know how it works though.
CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By cbuehler
Apparently not. They wore the same Sporran and...

Apparently not. They wore the same Sporran and badge as the Black Watch.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By cbuehler
It appears too small to have been used as a cap...

It appears too small to have been used as a cap badge. I think a sweetheart also.

CB
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-03-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By cbuehler
The Beret badge cost me all of 10.00 Dollars...

The Beret badge cost me all of 10.00 Dollars here! So many British badges are dirt cheap this side of the pond as few are interested.
I note that most do not have the added bullion chains around...
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