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Forum: Off topic 25-08-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By RSM
Agreed. A fantastic drummer. RIP Charlie.

Agreed. A fantastic drummer. RIP Charlie.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-08-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By RSM
Pete, I'm very grateful and many thanks...

Pete,

I'm very grateful and many thanks indeed for your help. I have passed the information on and they thank you too.

All the best,

Richard.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-08-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By RSM
Navy epaulettes?

A friend of mine works in a charity shop and knows I collect 'badges'. I'm no expert on the attached items and so I said I would ask here for her. These two were donated and she would like to know A)...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-08-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By RSM
First words points out Sgt Anderson. Agree the...

First words points out Sgt Anderson. Agree the other words read as above post.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-08-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By RSM
Also seen today on eBay: 20th Hussars

Also seen today on eBay:

20th Hussars
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-08-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By RSM
Hi Mark, I flicked through my copy of...

Hi Mark,

I flicked through my copy of Linaker & Dine and it appears to be connected to the lineage of the 3rd Hussars/Queen's Own Hussars.

Regards,

Richard.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By RSM
Another addition recently seen: Upper Thames...

Another addition recently seen:

Upper Thames Patrol badge. All GM.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-07-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By RSM
Atkin & Wigley?

Atkin & Wigley?
Forum: General Topics. 14-07-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By RSM
I believe itís a US Army engineers collar badge.

I believe itís a US Army engineers collar badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By RSM
Steve, Many thanks for letting me know. I...

Steve,

Many thanks for letting me know.
I do wonder who such a badge was intended for? To the best of my knowledge officers wore a different badge. Perhaps someone with more knowledge could...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-06-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By RSM
The Norfolk Regiment badges: Top row L-R: ...

The Norfolk Regiment badges:

Top row L-R:
Fake good fake good fake
Middle row L-R:
Fake good fake fake fake
bottom row L-R:
Fake fake fake fake - but not sure what the bronzed example is? On...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-05-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By RSM
I assume youíve seen the Dowler maker mark?

I assume youíve seen the Dowler maker mark?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,985
Posted By RSM
I have one from the same die. it's not a common...

I have one from the same die. it's not a common variation and differs 'from the norm' (finer die details aside) in three immediately distinctive ways: The bend in the olive sprig meeting the laurel...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-03-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By RSM
Luke, I think it is Prussian WW1 as stated....

Luke,

I think it is Prussian WW1 as stated. Worn on the 'pork pie' hats.

Regards.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-03-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By RSM
Iím thinking this badge is a genuine Lambourne &...

Iím thinking this badge is a genuine Lambourne & Co example.
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 21-02-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,964
Posted By RSM
The Norfolk Regiment looks ok, but hard to tell...

The Norfolk Regiment looks ok, but hard to tell whether it's a bi-metal or an "all brass" (1916 all-GM 'economy'). As previously stated clear front and back pictures will help immensely. However,...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,560
Posted By RSM
Yes please again! Thanks.

Yes please again! Thanks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-02-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,817
Posted By RSM
I too was wondering about that so thanks for...

I too was wondering about that so thanks for clarifying Luke :)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-02-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By RSM
I have seen a post 1923 Manchester Rgt...

I have seen a post 1923 Manchester Rgt Fleur-de-lys in white metal with the same makers mark on the slider. I understand the WM version is post-WW2?

As you'll know, the GM 1916 Norfolk Rgt you...
Forum: General Topics. 21-01-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By RSM
Thanks to all for the responses. A subject that...

Thanks to all for the responses. A subject that interests me, and I would urge any fellow enthusiast who has items of interest related to this matter to post here.

Whilst I agree with Luke H that...
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By RSM
Talking Luke, A couple of points. With regards to...

Luke,

A couple of points. With regards to the all-GM 1916 badges, these were, I believe, manufactured up until the end of the war? I recall they were rescinded in 1919 when manufacturers were...
Forum: General Topics. 19-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By RSM
Lambourne & Co Lambourne's dating

Considering recent posts on this subject, Iíve decided to write up my thoughts to date, because I feel that there is some evidence to suggest that the Lambourne & Co Mark was used first, followed by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-01-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By RSM
Would love to know myself! A recent thread shows...

Would love to know myself! A recent thread shows another example, and a further example appears in an album. Now knowing thanks to Henk that versions exist for each of the 4 Norfolk VB units, Iím...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-12-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,985
Posted By RSM
Thanks Neil. I suspect then it's a Volunteer...

Thanks Neil. I suspect then it's a Volunteer Battalion example? AlanO has one in his pre-1908 VB and militia badges album. He thinks his may be for the 1st VB Battalion Norfolk, and I can think of no...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-12-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,985
Posted By RSM
Neil, can you please confirm that the first badge...

Neil, can you please confirm that the first badge you showed in post #1 is a single-die all white metal stamping as opposed to a bi-metal? Thanks in advance.
Richard.
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