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Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Luke H
Stranger things have happened! The hairpin bend...

Stranger things have happened! The hairpin bend on the slider would fit well between cloth and could probably be pinched in to secure it to a degree.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Luke H
The tapering slider is a sign of a repro on the...

The tapering slider is a sign of a repro on the EviiiR RDCs. To date every genuine badge I’ve seen has the hooked slider, albeit I’ve seen examples where it has been straightened.

The looped GvR...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Luke H
Ah I see now, please ignore me. I had read Jon’s...

Ah I see now, please ignore me. I had read Jon’s original post but hadn’t seen the thread develop past page 1 so was unaware of the context and slightly perplexed why MHS had requested circulation of...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Luke H
What a bizarre notice to be asked to post on the...

What a bizarre notice to be asked to post on the forum.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Luke H
The Warwickshire Yeomanry cap badge is a repro. ...

The Warwickshire Yeomanry cap badge is a repro.

Sadly I don’t really see any items worth more than the shipping quotation. With VAT/Duty, P&P, PayPals currency conversion rates and fees a UK buyer...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Luke H
Afraid I have no knowledge of any books purely...

Afraid I have no knowledge of any books purely dedicated to the badges of the Lancashire Fusiliers. Perhaps others can confirm or allay this.

As to the best book for badge collecting itís not a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-12-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,996
Posted By Luke H
Jonathan, if possible could you post a picture of...

Jonathan, if possible could you post a picture of the back please and did the lot all come together?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-12-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By Luke H
Crown is definitely from another badge.

Crown is definitely from another badge.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-12-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Luke H
If the RND were short of trained machine gunners...

If the RND were short of trained machine gunners the MGC would be the natural place to pluck some oven ready machine gunners if needed.

Perhaps he felt more attached to his MGC origins than his...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-12-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Luke H
Yes please PM sent

Yes please PM sent
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-12-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Luke H
Yes itís fine.

Yes itís fine.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-12-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Luke H
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-12-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Luke H
QVC Royal Fusiliers

QVC Royal Fusilier - £21 inc. standard UK P&P.

N.B. The north loop looks like it might be a very old but well done replacement.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 04-12-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Luke H
Welcome. Pre-Territorial Glengarry badges...

Welcome.

Pre-Territorial Glengarry badges are an exceptionally challenging area of the hobby even for very experienced and sage collectors. They have been reproduced for well over 100 years now.
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-12-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Luke H
The badges in picture one and three are repros....

The badges in picture one and three are repros. Coarse seeding and rounded letter ends etc.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-12-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Luke H
Very fake. One courtesy of Mr Marsh.

Very fake. One courtesy of Mr Marsh.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-12-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 717
Posted By Luke H
In furtherance to my last post Keith Hookís...

In furtherance to my last post Keith Hookís friend who he regards as an expert in matters of Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers (CURV) and CUOTC sent the following response:

ĎĎThe indistinct...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-12-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Luke H
Essex cap badge is fake FYI.

Essex cap badge is fake FYI.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 02-12-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 717
Posted By Luke H
Iíve heard back from Keith Hook. Apparently...

Iíve heard back from Keith Hook.

Apparently an officer appeared at a levee between the wars in fancy dress that included a bell-top shako as South Irish Horse. He believes this is where the story...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-12-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 907
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Iíve now seen. I agree itís from the same...

Thanks Iíve now seen. I agree itís from the same stable and believe that type as per High Woodís example to be fake.

Like you my thoughts remain unchanged on the badge in question.
Forum: General Topics. 01-12-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Luke H
Agree. That does not have the quality I would...

Agree. That does not have the quality I would expect of an officers badge.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-12-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,936
Posted By Luke H
Need to look at the back to be 100% but from what...

Need to look at the back to be 100% but from what I can see Iíd rate your chances around 80:20 in favour of it being genuine.
Forum: General Topics. 01-12-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By Luke H
I agree Simon. It takes two to tango at auction,...

I agree Simon. It takes two to tango at auction, are these listings where someone puts a crazy must win bid which would previously never go to the wire.

Such bids may go on regularly but without...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Luke H
Also fake Iím afraid.

Also fake Iím afraid.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-11-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Luke H
The link for those interested...

The link for those interested https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/294471090565?hash=item448fd84185:g:Dy4AAOSwszBhpJmy
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