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Forum: Off topic 09-03-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,066
Posted By lifeochil
Ignoring the MSM and reading the facts always...

Ignoring the MSM and reading the facts always helps. The COVID-19 panic & insanity has flooded Australia. Don't be like us.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-02-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
You've contradicted yourself because dissimilar...

You've contradicted yourself because dissimilar means different.

"...the point that I want to make is that they are all different but not dissimilar."

Translation.
"...the point that I want to...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 17-02-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By lifeochil
Someone has crudely cut out the inserts?

Someone has crudely cut out the inserts?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-02-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
The utopian world of special forces collecting....

The utopian world of special forces collecting. It's off the subject of the thread but you should know that some collectors or researchers put a bigger effort into it than others. So some general...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-02-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Maybe these badges but certainly not all badges,...

Maybe these badges but certainly not all badges, cloth or para wings. It would be easier if it were possible but it's not.

One day I will give evidence of a number of badges and wings that have...
Forum: General Topics 16-02-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By lifeochil
No.

No.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-02-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Being able to identify them from the period...

Being able to identify them from the period photos or from genuine provenance is one thing but identifying as genuine because you think they may be is not and never will be the same.
Forum: General Topics 15-02-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By lifeochil
Yes. Unfortunately he's not the only one.

Yes. Unfortunately he's not the only one.
Forum: General Topics 15-02-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By lifeochil
I spoke to him on the phone years ago because we...

I spoke to him on the phone years ago because we had had a disagreement. He threatened me and I told him if we met he should make sure he some friends around because he'd need them. A complete wanker!
Forum: General Topics 14-02-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By lifeochil
I know who he is. I don't think he's too...

I know who he is.
I don't think he's too popular with Burridges because of his business name.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 10-02-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Of course die struck badges can have flat backs...

Of course die struck badges can have flat backs and can also leave an imprint in the reverse of the badge if it has a hollowed back.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Opinions form the basis of most investigations. A...

Opinions form the basis of most investigations. A number of items are decided 'genuine' by people's opinions and their agreements with others with no actual photographic or written proof that they...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Genuine question. Can a badge be die stamped and...

Genuine question. Can a badge be die stamped and have a flat back, in other words have no imprint in the reverse?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 06-02-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
So you use the photos of a fake title to show the...

So you use the photos of a fake title to show the size of a genuine title even though you use a fake as an example? That's almost funny.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-02-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Is there a reason that you use James MacKenzie's...

Is there a reason that you use James MacKenzie's photos? I see a conflict of interest when you use his photos to push the originality of the title in this thread, especially when they're both exactly...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-02-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Many questions remain unanswered and the thread...

Many questions remain unanswered and the thread has deviated from the original post to a thread on apparently genuine LRDG badges with the majority of them having little or no provenance.
I count...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-02-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
100% money back guarantee's only means something...

100% money back guarantee's only means something if the person is honest.

I have seen a fake in one of the world's premier collections of a well known author and it's written about in two books. ...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-02-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
As it's a fake then it can safely be said that...

As it's a fake then it can safely be said that James MacKenzie sold this fake title to Steve Wende?
I wouldn't.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
These three badges all have something that the...

These three badges all have something that the Steve Wende LRDG badge doesn't have.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-01-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Thanks for the explanation. Now I have these...

Thanks for the explanation. Now I have these questions and observations.
1) Sand Cast variant as is the badge(left) depicted in your post #35 and also mentioned in “LRDG RHODESIA” post #46 & the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-01-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Read the receipt Keith, it came from the same...

Read the receipt Keith, it came from the same seller. Not likely to the second part.

Edyc7 has already said he believes it's genuine.

Uber collectors. That's a very good description of them,...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-01-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By lifeochil
I thought gold wings were for officers and the...

I thought gold wings were for officers and the silver ones were for other ranks. Maybe I'm wrong.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-01-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
The thread has gone from opinions on two items...

The thread has gone from opinions on two items including a shoulder title which hardly anyone discusses to different variations of LRDG badges.
So far the badges shown by supporters of Steve Wende's...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-01-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
Thanks for the photos Steve. Is it my eyesight or...

Thanks for the photos Steve. Is it my eyesight or are there significant differences between this badge and the one Steve Wende sold on ebay? I'd suggest there are significant differences both front...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-01-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,478
Posted By lifeochil
I don't think they'd be interested in this...

I don't think they'd be interested in this discussion. More will be revealed in time.
I'm still waiting for answers to these questions.
1) As another forum member said why would you sell it for...
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