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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Today, 01:17 PM
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Posted By High Wood
Now sold.

Now sold.
Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 07:15 AM
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Views: 112
Posted By High Wood
Sunil, many thanks for the interesting...

Sunil,

many thanks for the interesting additional information. I bought the belt plate in Jhansi many years ago. It is a very interesting place, full of history. I was particularly amused by the...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By High Wood
Now reduced to 8.00 including U.K. postage....

Now reduced to 8.00 including U.K. postage. Payment by Paypal F&F preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By High Wood
Thank you gentlemen. I am trimming out some of...

Thank you gentlemen. I am trimming out some of the books on the fringes of my collecting interests in order to make way for more books.
Forum: Indian Badges 02-07-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By High Wood
Indian Night Watchman's belt buckle

Worn by the night watchman in the village of Uldan, near Jhansi, United Provinces pre independence.

It has been cleaned as it was in a distressed condition
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By High Wood
Sussex Police Forces, a pictorial history.

I am asking 8.00 including U.K. postage for this book. Payment by Paypal F&F preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By High Wood
Corps of Commissionaires badge

I am asking 5 including U.K. postage for this Corps of Commissionaires badge. Payment by Paypal Friends & family preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By High Wood
Queen's Own Yeomanry cap badge

I am asking 10 including U.K. postage for this Queen's Own Yeomanry cap badge. Payment by Paypal Friends & family preferred.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-07-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By High Wood
Oman General Service cap badge

I am asking 10 including U.K. postage for this Oman general service badge. Payment by Paypal Friends & family preferred.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By High Wood
This is my example.

This is my example.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 12:58 PM
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Views: 621
Posted By High Wood
Well done, a very nice find. (Your wife's...

Well done, a very nice find.

(Your wife's reaction could have been a lot worse with the substitution of the first letter of the noun and the duplication of one of its consonants). They just don't...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By High Wood
Sunil, it is definitely 15th Punjab...

Sunil,

it is definitely 15th Punjab Regiment.

Simon
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By High Wood
It is a 15th Punjab Regiment officer's collar...

It is a 15th Punjab Regiment officer's collar badge as worn between 1922 and 1947.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
I don't think that it was cast from a badge...

I don't think that it was cast from a badge exactly the same as mine as there are quite a few subtle differences in the design, but it is certainly based on it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
I has a chance to buy a genuine Burma Police...

I has a chance to buy a genuine Burma Police badge at the old Montgomery Street Market in Rangoon on my last morning in Burma back in 1986.

I had an afternoon flight to Bangkok and was having a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
This is a genuine Burma Rifles collar badge that...

This is a genuine Burma Rifles collar badge that appears to be the one that the sand cast badge is based on.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
Burma Rifles. This is an absolute shocker and the...

Burma Rifles. This is an absolute shocker and the most poorly made example that I have ever seen. It does not conform to any example that I have ever seen. Clearly a sand cast badge that has been...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
Burma Police. A poor quality photograph so it is...

Burma Police. A poor quality photograph so it is not easy to see the finer detail, or lack of it. Clearly a cast badge. It sold for 42.96
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
Railway Police Burma. This is very poorly...

Railway Police Burma.

This is very poorly finished and has two very obvious die flaws. The reverse has some very sharp edges. It sold for 181.99
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
Indeed, a locally made sand cast copy and not an...

Indeed, a locally made sand cast copy and not an issued badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By High Wood
Various Burma Police and Burma Rifles badges

These were sold on Ebay yesterday and when I first saw them last week I had my doubts about their authenticity. They fetched silly prices but, as I didn't bid on them, this is not a case of sour...
Forum: General Topics. 19-06-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By High Wood
These are not the man in question but they do...

These are not the man in question but they do illustrate that Sowar Khan was used as a name.

C.W.G.C. entries.

SOWAR KHAN. Follower. 97. 07 January 1917. NAIROBI BRITISH AND INDIAN MEMORIAL....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-06-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By High Wood
The box appears to be spurious as the name is...

The box appears to be spurious as the name is strangely worded Mr Edward H Berg. Why not Mr E.H. Berg?

I have seen the scratchy black ink and spidery handwriting on other faked items on Ebay from...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By High Wood
I had checked the London Gazette for the...

I had checked the London Gazette for the commission dates for officers called Neild but there are none for the Great War. If the name is actually Neil, it would still come up on the MIC search using...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By High Wood
There were only two births registered in England...

There were only two births registered in England and Wales for male P Neild's between 1885 and 1900.

Births Sep 1898
Neild Philip Henry Chorlton 8c 939

Births Dec 1899
Neild ...
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