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Forum: Headdress 28-11-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Shiny
Thanks everyone, that's really interesting. ...

Thanks everyone, that's really interesting.

I thought the seller had been out with a tube of superglue making it up, I had no idea this was done.

Every day's a school day.

Michael
Forum: Headdress 28-11-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Shiny
Home Service Helmet

Hi All,

I thought some of you might be interested in this helmet I spotted on our local market this weekend.

I'm no expert but something doesn't seem quite right to me.

The stall holder was...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-11-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Shiny
Thanks for the replies everyone, I'm really in...

Thanks for the replies everyone, I'm really in two minds about these. It would be nice to find another example in the same style that would decide one way or the other.

Michael
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-11-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Shiny
Thanks Luc, I have to say that lack of...

Thanks Luc,

I have to say that lack of stitching around the edge is one of the things I was worried about. The other printed titles I have all have stitched edges.

These do appear to be made of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-11-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Shiny
ATS printed shoulder titles

Hi All,

I've picked up these printed shoulder titles and I'm really not very good art all when it comes to cloth items.

What do people think, real or repro?

Thanks a lot,

Michael
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-11-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Shiny
Hi Paddy, Thanks very much for the help, I...

Hi Paddy,

Thanks very much for the help, I see what you mean. I'll keep looking for a real one.

Thanks again,

Michael
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-11-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Shiny
Thanks Luke, What are the clues so I know...

Thanks Luke,

What are the clues so I know for the next time? I was looking at the shape of the letter O but that obviously wasn't enough.

Michael
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 15-11-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Shiny
Howe Battalion Cap Badge

Hi All,

I've just picked this up and was looking for some opinions on it.

I looked at Arnhem Jim's site and think it's ticking the right boxes but I'd appreciate some other opinions.

Thanks...
Forum: Other Military Topics 18-10-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 35,426
Posted By Shiny
They are nice Mike, I wish I'd known they did...

They are nice Mike, I wish I'd known they did these, I was in Jersey a couple of weeks ago and could have looked.

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 16-10-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Shiny
I'm a bit late to the thread but I can't get on...

I'm a bit late to the thread but I can't get on it either, I haven't been able to for sometime.

I get the same virus warning message on chrome and Microsoft edge as Terry is getting on a couple of...
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-10-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,333
Posted By Shiny
Very nice Mike, I had a watch on that but...

Very nice Mike,

I had a watch on that but decided against bidding when the reminder went off.

Glad it's gone to a good home.

Michael
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 20-08-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Shiny
Thanks very much Tony, that explains why I can't...

Thanks very much Tony, that explains why I can't find anything. That's a great help.

Thank you.

Michael
Forum: Other Military Topics 19-08-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,333
Posted By Shiny
Well done Mike, a fantastic group. You'll be able...

Well done Mike, a fantastic group. You'll be able to open your own museum soon.

Michael
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-08-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Shiny
Brilliant, thank you both for the help. ...

Brilliant, thank you both for the help.

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 12-08-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Shiny
Interesting NAAFI Cap Badge

Hi All,

I picked this NAAFI cap badge up out of curiosity as much as interest. I'm guessing it had the usual bronze finish but it has been polished off?

I didn't know they were what appears to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-08-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Shiny
West Riding Patch?

Hi All,

Can anyone help me out with this patch please?

I'm sure it's an easy one to those in the know.

Thanks a lot,

Michael
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By Shiny
Deepest condolences to his wife and family and to...

Deepest condolences to his wife and family and to you on the loss of your friend.

Michael
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 29-07-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Shiny
Merchant Navy Wartime Cap Badge Question

Hi All,

I've just started to look at the Merchant Navy and have seen the officers and petty officers cap badges that seem reasonable easy to get, but what cap badge did the OR's / ratings wear...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-07-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Shiny
Hi Jerry and Luc, That's great news, thanks...

Hi Jerry and Luc,

That's great news, thanks a lot for the help.

Michael
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-07-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Shiny
Thanks Simon, That sounds good to me. ...

Thanks Simon,

That sounds good to me.

I'm assuming they are made for the re-enactment market but had no reason to think that's what these are. If they match ones you have I'll assume they are...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-07-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Shiny
Printed rank badges

Hi All,

I've just picked up this pair of printed corporal stripes, can anyone tell me if these are real issue ones or repro.

Thanks a lot,

Michael
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 17-06-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,137
Posted By Shiny
Nice find Mike, as a scout leader I would have...

Nice find Mike, as a scout leader I would have had both of those in my collection.

I suspect the name tape is probably an unofficial one that the group has had made to show they are affiliated to...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 17-06-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Shiny
Really nice, I've recently started collecting...

Really nice, I've recently started collecting chaplains badges so it's good to see a definite original example to refer to.

Michael
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-06-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Shiny
That's great, thanks a lot JT. Michael

That's great, thanks a lot JT.

Michael
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 07-06-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Shiny
Unknown TRF

Hi All,

Can anyone tell me what this TRF is please?

I presume it is classed as a TRF?

Thanks a lot,

Michael
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