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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-03-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Jack8
Thanks Luke, as you say a good forger, the best...

Thanks Luke, as you say a good forger, the best policy then is never to buy anything from him, period.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-03-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Jack8
Greek Sacred Squadron award badge on ebay

Hi All,

I know the seller of this item doesn't have the best reputation on here and as I have never owned one of these, I would be grateful for your feedback on this item as it appears to be...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-03-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Jack8
Could well be the known version of this badge...

Could well be the known version of this badge which has a silverwash finish. It is not very durable which is why you can see the brass base showing through.

You can find some old posts on the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jack8
Thank you Simon. Jack.

Thank you Simon.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-03-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jack8
Any news on what the three wings and 1st SAS...

Any news on what the three wings and 1st SAS title sold for individually?

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-02-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Jack8
This wing may be ok, a similar wing can be seen...

This wing may be ok, a similar wing can be seen in Airtrooper's SAS album (not the Rhodesian album) page 7, third from right top row.

Your wing has nine feathers and eight black rigging lines as...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-02-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Jack8
Good badges and nicely displayed. Jack.

Good badges and nicely displayed.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Jack8
Two good original AAC badges, the top one is...

Two good original AAC badges, the top one is nickel plated as it has plated lugs. The bottom one is regarded as the first pattern issued which has an identical obverse to the hallmarked silver...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-12-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Jack8
The matt grey Parachute Regiment cap badge is a...

The matt grey Parachute Regiment cap badge is a WW2 voided crown example with what is known as a silverwash coating which has been rubbed through wear exposing the brass underneath.

There are old ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-12-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jack8
Good buy for a tenner. Jack.

Good buy for a tenner.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,656
Posted By Jack8
There is still great value in being a member here...

There is still great value in being a member here as there are a lot of knowledgeable collectors on this forum who may not be regarded as world authorities but they still have a lot to contribute.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-12-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Jack8
The SAS wing is a good one in my opinion. You can...

The SAS wing is a good one in my opinion. You can see similar in Airtrooper's album; page 5 far right column, 4th wing from the top.

Jack.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jack8
I would also buy it for a tenner. The feathers...

I would also buy it for a tenner. The feathers are not the type usually seen on fakes. The brazing of the scroll looks good as does the slider.

Not all genuine badges have sweatholes behind the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-12-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Jack8
Looks ok to me, used 70's/80's/90's. Jack.

Looks ok to me, used 70's/80's/90's.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-12-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Jack8
Nice badge, well done! Jack.

Nice badge, well done!

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Jack8
Positive feedback is also an opportunity for the...

Positive feedback is also an opportunity for the buyer to say that they are happy with the item and/or with the seller if they wish, or leave negative feedback if they are not.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 18-10-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Jack8
Thanks for your contributions gents, you have...

Thanks for your contributions gents, you have confirmed my suspicions.

It is surprising that a seller of fakes can have over 2000 positive feedback comments on eBay.

Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-10-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Jack8
P.P.A. title on ebay

I would be grateful for some feedback regarding this title on ebay, also does anyone know the sellers reputation?

I have my suspicions regarding this item but would like others opinions please.
...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-09-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Jack8
Well done, quite a valuable lot when you add them...

Well done, quite a valuable lot when you add them up.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-09-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By Jack8
Thanks Jerry, the seller is a good bloke.

Thanks Jerry, the seller is a good bloke.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-09-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By Jack8
Hi Jerry, is the background of the elephant patch...

Hi Jerry, is the background of the elephant patch light blue and is this also known as a Paiforce patch.

I believe I saw these in Carmarthen on Sunday.

Cheers,
Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-09-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Jack8
I would pass on this one and look for one with...

I would pass on this one and look for one with more curved inner wing feathers instead of these squarish ones. have seen some of these stamped sterling and still not keen on them.

Cheers, Jack
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,267
Posted By Jack8
The one on the left is a fake. The giveaway is...

The one on the left is a fake. The giveaway is the notch in the tail feathers.

The right hand badge is a good one and quite an uncommon badge to find. It is believed by many collectors be the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-08-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By Jack8
Hi Paul, Can you see evidence on your Gaunt...

Hi Paul,

Can you see evidence on your Gaunt slidered badge of lugs having been removed, also is your other unmarked slidered badge from the Gaunt die?

Cheers,
Jack.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-08-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Jack8
It's a genuine WW2 pattern badge which has been...

It's a genuine WW2 pattern badge which has been plated. The lugs are also plated, perhaps the marks are due to the plating process.

Jack.
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