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Forum: General Topics. Today, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By Luke H
Yes sorry to say he passed away. The...

Yes sorry to say he passed away.

The original thread breaking the sad news and expressions of condolences is here: https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85289

The Admin...
Forum: Off topic Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Sorry that’s the Marsh catalogue copy.

Sorry that’s the Marsh catalogue copy.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Luke H
Could the Militia Battalion(s) have worn a...

Could the Militia Battalion(s) have worn a blackened badge?

The regulars battalions may have worn a WM badge for ‘walking out’, also their NCOs or band is another consideration in addition to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Luke H
From above it seems both 1st and 2nd V.B.’s wore...

From above it seems both 1st and 2nd V.B.’s wore WM badges with an applied V.B. scroll.

A standard pattern WM badge given this fact I suspect is the old chestnut of Militia or ‘walking out’...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Luke H
Two very interesting and informative posts thanks...

Two very interesting and informative posts thanks you Dave.



That’s good to hear, I suspected that may be the case and now knowing it is confirms it’s construction is completely in keeping...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By Luke H
Apologies Mark for absolutely mullering your...

Apologies Mark for absolutely mullering your sales thread.

Mods - Would it be possible to move post #2 onwards to another thread? My understanding is classifieds threads are all deleted after 3...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Very many thanks Brian. Hope you’re keeping well?...

Very many thanks Brian. Hope you’re keeping well?

I’m the proud owner of both species of ivy it seems. With such biodiversity I may make Spring Watch next year :D

Thanks all.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Luke H
I would imagine an approach / offer was made to...

I would imagine an approach / offer was made to the seller before they had a chance to list it and that offer was accepted. Personally I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that.

Members...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Luke H
Sadly he certainly knocked out a lot these and at...

Sadly he certainly knocked out a lot these and at first glance they’re pretty convincing especially the ones which are good strikings with some apparent age now.

Highlights the worth of the forum...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
That’s very helpful thanks! Must be it for sure....

That’s very helpful thanks! Must be it for sure. Cheers both.
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Really? The leaves didn’t look right to me. I...

Really? The leaves didn’t look right to me. I thought the stuff next to it was ivy with the two-tone dark and light green leaves.

Very glad I didn’t join a gardeners forum! I’d have been laughed...
Forum: Off topic Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 189
Posted By Luke H
Gardeners World… sort of.

Is there anyone on here who may have a gardening or plant hobby who can help me identify this bush please?

I’ve tried apps and Google image searches to no avail and don’t really fancy the hassle...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Luke H
All of them pretty much, an anaemic central...

All of them pretty much, an anaemic central rectangular jewel, misaligned lozenges left and two very low rectangles either end.

Afraid both in your albums are also fakes. They’re from the Marsh...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Luke H
That it is from the fake die. Note the wonky...

That it is from the fake die. Note the wonky jewels and rounded letter ends.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Luke H
Not an original badge I’m afraid.

Not an original badge I’m afraid.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Luke H
From the photos I’m not 100% convinced that badge...

From the photos I’m not 100% convinced that badge did not start out life as a South Staffs Regt.

As Alan says the Staffs Yeo wore GM badges.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Luke H
Sounds like the velvet/cardboard has got damp at...

Sounds like the velvet/cardboard has got damp at some stage. It might be worth taking some measures to ensure it’s now fully dry before re-mounting after you’ve dealt with the verdigris.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Luke H
Are they mounted on anything? It depends...

Are they mounted on anything?

It depends how heavy the verdigris is but a slight dab of WD40 will neutralise it and stop it progressing if light. It’ll send it a darker toned GM colour which is...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Luke H
Your observations are correct Steven. Whilst...

Your observations are correct Steven.

Whilst the picture of the RAChD (Jewish) badge in the Marsh catalogue leaves a lot to be desired (like many) it is still possible to pinpoint telltale...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 02:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Luke H
Sorry missed this. The one I pictured above in...

Sorry missed this. The one I pictured above in post #21 is actually for sale on David Smith’s website British Army Badges.

Having checked the back of the badge, which I admit I didn’t before as...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Leigh, very insightful. The...

Thanks Leigh, very insightful.

The illustrated glengarry is akin to the 2nd V.B. East Lancashire comparison I made, as you can see the central Sphinx device replaced with a spoked wheel.

So one...
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 15-09-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Luke H
There’s this on Regimental Badges… ...

There’s this on Regimental Badges…

https://www.regimentalbadges.com/en-GB/police/citizens-volunteer-force-winston-s-bobbies-badge/prod_20635#.YUJ9FyR4UlQ
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 15-09-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Luke H
These are nothing new as magpie says, they’ve...

These are nothing new as magpie says, they’ve been around since the 1970s/80s.

There are some very weird ones in the Marsh catalogues which logically must’ve cost more to manufacture than the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 15-09-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Luke H
Yes it’s fine.

Yes it’s fine.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-09-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Luke H
Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
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