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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 356
Posted By manchesters
Hello, Anyone who is a dealer and sends you...

Hello,

Anyone who is a dealer and sends you that amount of blatent fakes should NOT have a decent reputation.

I think he is taking advantage of your limited knowledge and I would send the lot...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Today, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 79
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Dave, I am also aware that some...

Thanks Dave,

I am also aware that some consider them to be unique issue numbers, but that doesnt seem to be the case.

regards
Forum: General Topics. Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By manchesters
Essex Regiment. regards

Essex Regiment.

regards
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 79
Posted By manchesters
Thats very interesting Dave. How do you tell...

Thats very interesting Dave.

How do you tell the two types of number apart?

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 356
Posted By manchesters
All sounds a bit dodgy to me. regards

All sounds a bit dodgy to me.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 356
Posted By manchesters
Well in that case I dont think he or she has done...

Well in that case I dont think he or she has done you any favours.

There are many badges in that lot which are obvious fakes and anyone buying or selling British military badges would definitely...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 356
Posted By manchesters
Is one person selling you all these badges? ...

Is one person selling you all these badges?

regards
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By manchesters
Paddy, he is entitled to a 1915 Trio, see...

Paddy,

he is entitled to a 1915 Trio, see his Medal Index Card and SWB card attached.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 232
Posted By manchesters
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By manchesters
I cant imagine there are any others to compare it...

I cant imagine there are any others to compare it with that have sold in recent years.

An item so old and so rare is a once in a lifetime opportunity and the seller has the advantage.

If you...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,163
Posted By manchesters
Look Here- ...

Look Here-

http://www.castlemilitaria.com/shop.php#prettyPhoto

Appearing as genuine on dealers sites already!!! 24th Manchester Regiment

regards
Forum: General Topics. 07-05-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By manchesters
To be the Devils Advocate, I believe that...

To be the Devils Advocate, I believe that something else is going on.

I think its a fake, and that it is from a very worn die and has been artificially aged.

Polishing would create a more...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By manchesters
Its genuine and a nice badge, but, very very...

Its genuine and a nice badge, but, very very common, dont know why.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 363
Posted By manchesters
Yes, I can confirm its a fake. regards

Yes, I can confirm its a fake.

regards
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-05-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By manchesters
Here you go

Here you go
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-05-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By manchesters
Its standard on Officers badges and occasional on...

Its standard on Officers badges and occasional on O/R's badges.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By manchesters
Post WW2 beret badge. 1948 from memory ...

Post WW2 beret badge. 1948 from memory


regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-05-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Paul, problem solved. regards

Thanks Paul, problem solved.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-05-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By manchesters
Can anyone assist? regards

Can anyone assist?

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By manchesters
He is Cheshire Regiment regards

He is Cheshire Regiment

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-05-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By manchesters
Something wrong here withe dates, ages, could you...

Something wrong here withe dates, ages, could you clarify please.

"The first man was born in 1907 and died in 1931 age 34, if he enlisted at the age of 18, the earliest that the photograph could...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By manchesters
I am happy that the RND naming on the 1914 Star...

I am happy that the RND naming on the 1914 Star (Official Style No.2) is what I would expect to see in both content, style and execution.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By manchesters
George, Nice 1914 star, but as for the...

George,

Nice 1914 star, but as for the badge, I feel its a copy.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By manchesters
Or Lancashire or Hampshire.

Or Lancashire or Hampshire.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By manchesters
Just to add to the mix, here is one I have. ...

Just to add to the mix, here is one I have.

Lovely silver/gilt from the front.

Drilled hole between head and neck like the others.

But to the rear, loops (one missing) and the Gilt scroll...
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