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Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 917
Posted By Khyber
I appreciate Mike's effort, but am glad the old...

I appreciate Mike's effort, but am glad the old forum is back. I'm a tech dodo, but could the update not be done keeping the same look and feel, and still ensure that it was secure against...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 13-09-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Khyber
The object on the badge is a kind of ceremonial...

The object on the badge is a kind of ceremonial sword known as a kora. They come in various forms. A similar sword is also used in religious ceremonies in South India
Forum: Off topic 13-09-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Khyber
I bought it from Rusty's Militaria. Hopefully it...

I bought it from Rusty's Militaria. Hopefully it will turn up sooner rather than later..
Forum: Off topic 12-09-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Khyber
He has sent it by registered post as a letter....

He has sent it by registered post as a letter. There is a tracking number provided as well but the aus post website says it cannot be tracked but s signature will be taken on delivery. It was posted...
Forum: Off topic 12-09-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Khyber
Australia post tracking

Hi all,
Just wanted some guidance..
A dealer from Australia has sent me a medal a couple of weeks ago by registered post to India. The tracking number does not show up on Australia Post tracking. -...
Forum: Indian Badges 02-09-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Khyber
The less said the better. We live in interesting...

The less said the better. We live in interesting times
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 01-09-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Khyber
Malaya Police badge price.

A couple of weeks ago on eBay a white metal 'Malayan Police' badge similar to the 5 pointed FMS police badge sold for over 200 GBP. This week a Straits Settlements Police badge from Barry sold for...
Forum: Indian Badges 01-09-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Khyber
Thanks for posting. Sadly these days hardly...

Thanks for posting.
Sadly these days hardly any one in India knows (or cares) about the battle of Assaye.
Amboor, now spelt Ambur, is definitely more famous for its biryani!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-08-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Khyber
12th Bengal Cavalry

12th Bengal Cavalry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Khyber
BSP - Not sure..Baroda State Police? I have...

BSP - Not sure..Baroda State Police?

I have a post Independence button to Bombay State Police, but this cannot be it as this has a Kings crown.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-08-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Khyber
The BDP is Bombay District Police

The BDP is Bombay District Police
Forum: Indian Badges 20-08-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Khyber
Yes. Per Maharajahs Paltans in use 1928 to 1950

Yes.
Per Maharajahs Paltans in use 1928 to 1950
Forum: Indian Badges 31-07-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Khyber
Not sure, but doubt if they had a cap badge

Not sure, but doubt if they had a cap badge
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-07-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Khyber
first photo no idea. 2nd photo . the centre...

first photo no idea.

2nd photo . the centre badge is North Western Railway. It's Indian and I would like to buy it if you care to sell.
the first similar badge is maybe Indian- Bengal-Nagpur...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 17-06-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Khyber
Thanks for all the good advice, Jo.. Yes have to...

Thanks for all the good advice, Jo.. Yes have to watch out fro the repros,..that's what prompted my question in the first places..lots of copies of Indian and British badges so a minefield ..not to...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-06-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Khyber
Hi Joe. Thanks for your very detailed reply....

Hi Joe.
Thanks for your very detailed reply. Very helpfu and I really appreciate it. I'm mainly a collector of British Indian army medals and badges but find the French Foreign Legion fascinating...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 16-06-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Khyber
Ah! A reply at last! Thanks, Donovan!

Ah! A reply at last!

Thanks, Donovan!
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 14-06-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Khyber
French colonial badges

I see lots of colourful and beautifully made French colonial badged to colonial French units..Senegalese tiraellurs, Sahara camel, cavalry units etc. Are these copies or real and we're they ever...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 11-06-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,484
Posted By Khyber
Talking Luke H, thanks for your post. For whatever it's...

Luke H, thanks for your post. For whatever it's worth I think your observations are correct

Hopefully the fakers will not turn out better ones
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 11-06-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,484
Posted By Khyber
Hi. Please post photos of naming. I'm no expert...

Hi.
Please post photos of naming. I'm no expert but I'm basically a medal collector and while yours might be ok it is a fact that there are also many renamed medals to the Chinese Labour Corps as...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 06-06-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,484
Posted By Khyber
Yes a lovely badge. Wish I had that kind of money!

Yes a lovely badge. Wish I had that kind of money!
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 06-06-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,484
Posted By Khyber
How does one identify a genuine China Labour...

How does one identify a genuine China Labour Corps badge? I thought they were very rare but of late are coming up on many sites. There are 2 on British Empire militaria and one sold. Difficult to...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Khyber
I don't think this is Indian let alone the...

I don't think this is Indian let alone the Central Polluction Control Board. I'm from India and many of these agencies hire private conctractors for security. I'm quite certain they don't provide...
Forum: Indian Badges 30-04-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By Khyber
I'd say this is the Bombay Vol Artillery, though...

I'd say this is the Bombay Vol Artillery, though have never seen one before. Have shooting medals to them though.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-04-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Can confirm this is infact Baroda. Have seen here...

Can confirm this is infact Baroda. Have seen here in India before.
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