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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Charliedog012012
I agree. Thank you for all of your hard work in...

I agree. Thank you for all of your hard work in keeping the forum up and running. It was like losing an old friend when you were carrying out necessary maintenance. The forum is not only a mine of...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 16-01-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Charliedog012012
Many thanks for the post. I had missed this book...

Many thanks for the post. I had missed this book completely and I have just ordered one. Very much looking forward to reading it and I agree with the others when they say that it sounds fascinating....
Forum: The Home Front 27-12-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Charliedog012012
Very nice badge indeed. In such lovely condition...

Very nice badge indeed. In such lovely condition too. Thank you for sharing.
Cheers
James
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Charliedog012012
It is a cracking badge….a beautiful and elegant...

It is a cracking badge….a beautiful and elegant design.
Forum: The Home Front 27-12-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Charliedog012012
Yes, I would agree with you. I seem to remember...

Yes, I would agree with you. I seem to remember that Chrome was not used on badges until 1926 but the process of Chroming was developed in the late 1890s. However as they say, “Don’t quote me on...
Forum: The Home Front 26-12-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,819
Posted By Charliedog012012
Cannot say that I am too keen on the maker mark...

Cannot say that I am too keen on the maker mark to the reverse. Poor photos…..I would have expected real interest if it was any good.
Forum: The Home Front 25-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,819
Posted By Charliedog012012
Worth a punt?

Or saying cheap but the Gaunt mark to the rear is unclear. Not often we see this badge popping up though.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/125069070870?hash=item1d1eb29216:g:QHkAAOSwKpJhxvR9
Forum: General Topics 25-12-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thoughts too for all of the members of his family...

Thoughts too for all of the members of his family dealing with the news particularly at this special time of the year. I am sure they will surround him with support and love that he needs. I had the...
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,866
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank You. It was certainly worth the waiting and...

Thank You. It was certainly worth the waiting and almost missed the auction!
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 24-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,866
Posted By Charliedog012012
After many years of disappointment and fruitless...

After many years of disappointment and fruitless searching, finally found the badge in such wonderful condition. It really is a beautiful thing.
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-12-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,983
Posted By Charliedog012012
I have to confess that it never ceases to amaze...

I have to confess that it never ceases to amaze me how you find these wonderful badges, magazines etc. You are building a unique and fascinating collection. Excellent and a collection to be...
Forum: Off topic 23-12-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Charliedog012012
And the very best wishes for a wonderful...

And the very best wishes for a wonderful Christmas (in spite of all that has been thrown at us).
Hope Santa is kind and brings that badge that you dream about.
261965
Enjoy
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
I agree, some very nice items there. Cheers ...

I agree, some very nice items there.
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thank you so much. Look forward to seeing your...

Thank you so much. Look forward to seeing your other Bombardment stuff. Following the Bombardment, Germany Produced a medallion for the shops that took part…….impossible to get hold of unless you...
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Absolutel cracker of a badge. What is its overall...

Absolutel cracker of a badge. What is its overall size….it looks to be a large badge? I certainly envy you that one. It is a lovely badge and a very rare one I should imagine. Very nice find indeed....
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thanks Luke. Nice to see an example. They are...

Thanks Luke. Nice to see an example. They are very rare I believe but I have never had chance to study one carefully. I think my best chance would be an auction as a collector of home front badges...
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
I have seen a photo of the badge you mean. It is...

I have seen a photo of the badge you mean. It is a very striking design and with the WW1 Specials being an interest of mine, I would love to find one. Congratulations on that…….a real treasure....
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Hopefully the link will have taken you to the...

Hopefully the link will have taken you to the 1917 badge in my album.The one that I doubt I will ever find is the Hartlepool 10th anniversary Bombardment badge……I have only seen a photograph of one...
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3305&pictureid=195622
Forum: General Topics. 19-12-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Unfortunately I have a zealous bank manager who...

Unfortunately I have a zealous bank manager who vigorously waves his bottle of red ink at me whenever I walk past the bank………..nice chap and appears to be a jolly fellow. Whenever I suggest taking...
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Some nice pieces there Luke and many thanks for...

Some nice pieces there Luke and many thanks for your best wishes.
Here’s hoping that the New Year will bring the one that continues to elude me…..or rather when I have the money I never see the...
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Excellent! Interesting to see the range of badges...

Excellent! Interesting to see the range of badges that members have been seeking………and great to see their success.
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Keeping fingers crossed for you. Hope it all...

Keeping fingers crossed for you. Hope it all works out well.
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Thanks Mike….after 7 frustrating years I had...

Thanks Mike….after 7 frustrating years I had given up hope. Also, congratulations on your find….a beauty…..great find.
Cheers
James
Forum: General Topics. 18-12-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By Charliedog012012
Have you found the elusive badge this year.

The forum is a wonderful resource for the fascinating interest that consumes us all. Often we see pleas for badges that have eluded us. Nice to read too when someone comes across that elusive badge...
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