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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 09:12 PM
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Posted By bess55
Sold

Sold
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 04:51 PM
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Posted By bess55
No PM received Jerry

No PM received Jerry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 09:58 AM
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Views: 135
Posted By bess55
For sale JTAC qualification makers error

Gents, for sale the current JTAC qualification badge, but has a makers error on the letters, where its misaligned etc.

May appeal to some. £5 inc uk postage.

Payspal f&f please.

Bess
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-01-22, 10:04 AM
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Views: 122
Posted By bess55
Good work Griff - got to be very uncommon . . .

Good work Griff - got to be very uncommon . . .
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 16-01-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By bess55
Beautiful Lee Metford Mk1 .303 rifles. Quite a...

Beautiful Lee Metford Mk1 .303 rifles. Quite a rare beast nowadays in good condition I believe.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-01-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By bess55
Hence the phrase new old stock, I guess There was...

Hence the phrase new old stock, I guess There was a flurry of the blue plastic economy Royal Marine collars a few years ago. I would imagine someone found a giant unopened box. . . . .they literally...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By bess55
Understood - thanks Alex.

Understood - thanks Alex.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-22, 12:49 PM
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Views: 179
Posted By bess55
Thanks Leigh. So the WW1 cap badges would have...

Thanks Leigh. So the WW1 cap badges would have blades. Would the later OSD cap badge have blades still or a slider?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By bess55
Ah, ok - never thought of that. Thanks mate

Ah, ok - never thought of that. Thanks mate
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By bess55
OSD DLI cap badge

Gents, Im fairly happy with this DLI OSD cap badge (unless I'm told otherwise), my question is a rough date for its use? Presumably post WW1 as this would have blades and not lugs?

Opinions...
Forum: General Topics. 11-01-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By bess55
Subdued Army 100 hadge

Gents, a new one on me, a subdued Army 100 badge - the original type not the new design.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By bess55
Terry, research 'The Nijmegen marches'

Terry, research 'The Nijmegen marches'
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By bess55
Thanks chaps, lets see if we get any further...

Thanks chaps, lets see if we get any further info . . .
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By bess55
Unknown PWRR 'badge/patch'

Gents, this woven badge is the same size as the old PWRR cloth beret badge (found both woven and embroidered) however this has been made with the Roman numeral '2' in top left hand corner and is...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-01-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By bess55
Another Union flag badge picked up this morning -...

Another Union flag badge picked up this morning - probs for a tracksuit to etc . . .
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-01-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By bess55
Tha ks Frank. They're not mine, but have been...

Tha ks Frank. They're not mine, but have been offered them cheap. Will pass on the somerset LI.

Thanks chaps

Bess
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 08-01-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By bess55
Likewise, chaps this is a fantastic reference...

Likewise, chaps this is a fantastic reference book. I do have 2 myself. This is a very fair price guys - you wont be disappointed.

Bess
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-01-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By bess55
Thats what I was wondering about too Simon.

Thats what I was wondering about too Simon.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-01-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By bess55
KSLI and Somerset LI for opinions please

Gents, I'm happy with the KSLI but would appreciate your thoughts on the Somerset LI.

Thanks all

Bess
Forum: General Topics. 06-01-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
Gentlemen, thanks all again, lots of good...

Gentlemen, thanks all again, lots of good information

Much appreciated guys

Bess
Forum: General Topics. 05-01-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
Thanks for that Mike. Larkins parents were from...

Thanks for that Mike.
Larkins parents were from Willesden it seems, so not too near Hackney, but still possible they knew each other. At the very least they surely enlisted at the same time and no...
Forum: General Topics. 05-01-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
None at all, merely that he had no official grave...

None at all, merely that he had no official grave and none 'known' or potentially buried somewhere in the desert (if at all) as it wouldnt have been practical or even possible to recover bodies no...
Forum: General Topics. 04-01-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
Indeed Mark, but like Steve - slightly odd when...

Indeed Mark, but like Steve - slightly odd when there is no known grave. If died of wounds, one would potentially expect a grave in a collection cemetery near to a dressing station etc.

It is of...
Forum: General Topics. 04-01-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
Much appreciated Mark. My mum (her Uncle) gets...

Much appreciated Mark. My mum (her Uncle) gets very emotional whenever I tell her I'm trying to do some research.

Historically his death had a great impact on the family. Photos of him and his...
Forum: General Topics. 04-01-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By bess55
That's fantastic thank you gentlemen - I knew my...

That's fantastic thank you gentlemen - I knew my online mates would pull it out of the bag. One can suspect the conditions were not conducive to bringing bodies across deserts - if indeed there was...
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