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Forum: Infantry Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Lead filling of badges

I wonder whether this badge was soldered on to a steel helmet during the Great War?

Or possibly a desk paperwight.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Norfolk Yeomanry

I bought my Norfolk Yeomanry on loops in 1965, it's a good strong badge and I have queried this before with other people, I was told the reason loops were ordered on this type of badge was that the...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question Fake Norfolk Yeomanry

Could anyone tell me exactly why the badge shown originally is a fake?

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question S/Titles

The only titles that I can see are "ICC" Imperial Camel Corps not "ACC".

Rob
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-07-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Scinde Camel Corps

The Scinde Camel Corps is I think a badge made by Fox of Southsea c1900, still a scarce item and a true antique.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 12-07-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Fake Norfolk Yeomanry

I have never bought anything from this dealer, but to be fair, he has pulled the badge which IMO is a credit to him.

While many of us collectors specialise in a certain units badges, dealers may...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By Sonofacqms
Geographical error?

My thoughts entirely:D

Rob
Forum: The Home Front 09-07-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Home Front Heroes

An interesting letter, at least your Grandfather was acknowledged and rightly so, many I'm sure were never mentioned, but a lovely family item which should be kept.

Rob
Forum: Off topic 09-07-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Variants

I think I now look at badges more closely than I ever have in the past, this has come about because of the time I have on my hands or the interest has grown.

In the past the aim was to get a good...
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Historically speaking

I'm glad I am not the only collector who has imperfect items in their collections, this badge shows at present the different attitudes and ways of displaying items from nailing to whatever to...
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Opinions . . !

Thanks chaps for your thoughts, I do like a challenge when it comes to repairs, although this may seem like a bit of a tall order.

One of my questions is to all who commented would you be...
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Hampshire RV, repair or not repair

I bought this Hampshire Rifle Volunteer badge and the description said among other things "badly repaired".

When you look at it closely you can see it's not a "Field repair", that which was done...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-07-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile CJS title

I offered this up for identification and the conclusion is it's railway and not military, I have no idea on railway items, but I know they are very collectable, so I am offering this as an exchange...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry

Having looked at my MHS Special number for 2006 "The Mess Dress of the Yeomanry Cavalry 1880-1914" by David J Knight and Robert J Smith the man in the photograph is definitely serving in Sherwood...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Unknowns

Thanks chaps for your thoughts, these all belonged to a family with a long history of service both to the military and the county, so Lord Lieutenant fits in well.

Regards Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-07-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool CJS

Thanks Buttonman, as railway items are not my thing I may offer this for sale.

Regards Rob
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Bugle badge

I'd say Sherwood Rangers by the cap with a yellow band.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Sonofacqms
Mike, now that's one I have heard about. Rob

Mike, now that's one I have heard about.

Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Sonofacqms
Title

David,
Not being a railway buff I have not heard of Joint Stations, but it's a good thought.

Many thanks Rob
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile Help with Bedford insignia

I am currently sorting Bedford insignia which I have had for a while, all the items came together and there are some that I am not 100% familiar with, so any pointers welcomed.

1 Ordinary...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Sonofacqms
Question CJS title

I have this CJS title in white metal, any ideas?

Thanks for looking.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By Sonofacqms
Even the crimp mark seems to have had a hard...

Even the crimp mark seems to have had a hard night!

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Friday afternoon specials

I have badges in my collection that are badly struck, dodgy looking sliders and are what most people turn their noses up as being wrong for whatever reason.

However, when these have been given to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-06-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Sonofacqms
Cool Scottish Engineers Cadet Training Corps

DougSA,
I have no idea as to what this unit wore, obviously from your Pic a Glengarry as headdress and one can only guess the rest of the uniform, kilt or trews!

I would be speculating as to any...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Sonofacqms
Smile GMGR

Guards Machine Gun Regiment.

Rob
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