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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-12-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Frank, Amazing that an author would go to...

Hi Frank,
Amazing that an author would go to such an extent.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-12-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks for your opinion Frank. It would be...

Thanks for your opinion Frank.
It would be nice to know which books are the worst offenders, to avoid them.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-12-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks for that information Thomas. Peter

Thanks for that information Thomas.
Peter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-12-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks for your reply Thomas, You state that it...

Thanks for your reply Thomas,
You state that it is either one of two different badges. Is there a way of telling which it is?
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-12-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Luke, I can see the twist in the central...

Hi Luke,
I can see the twist in the central vein that you point out on my badge, but unfortunately the drawings on my kindle edition are not distinct enough to identify which way it twists. I am,...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-12-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Luke, It is plate 28 on mine. It is the...

Hi Luke,
It is plate 28 on mine. It is the Kindle edition, so no page numbers.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-12-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Thomas and Marc for your information. ...

Thanks Thomas and Marc for your information.
What do you mean by SSM 1st Class Thomas?
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-12-18, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Luke, It is the 7th revised edition 2003 by...

Hi Luke,
It is the 7th revised edition 2003 by Leo Cooper books. The badges are not photographed in it, but are “drawn.” I didn’t realise that the editions seem to have been “watered down” as time...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-12-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Diolch yn fawr Gryffydd, The collar badges...

Diolch yn fawr Gryffydd,
The collar badges appear to be the same size as the cap badges which I find surprising.
Diolch,
Peter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Wingcowyn
I should have pointed out that the badge that I...

I should have pointed out that the badge that I am referring to is the one on the right, which looks like the Royal Arms surrounded by laurel leaves.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-12-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Wingcowyn
Opinions wanted on unknown Cap Badge

I would be grateful for opinions on this lugged badge which is not in Gaylor’s book and which I cannot find on the internet. I attach a picture with another badge to give an indication of size....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-12-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Luke and Gryffydd, I am interested as to...

Thanks Luke and Gryffydd,
I am interested as to why you don’t think that it is the Denbishire Hussars, since it appears exactly like the example in Gaylor’s book. I should state, what must be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-12-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Luke and Gryffydd. What do you mean by...

Thanks Luke and Gryffydd.
What do you mean by 3/3rd DG arm badge?
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-12-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Wingcowyn
Opinions wanted on “Three Feathers” Badge

I would be grateful for opinions on this Cap Badge which from Gaylor’s book seems to be the Cap badge of the Denbighshire Hussars. It is lugged and I show it next to another Cap Badge in order to...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-05-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Brent, Thanks for your reply and apologies...

Hi Brent,
Thanks for your reply and apologies for the lateness of reply, but I have been away from the internet for a while. You do have a good point, especially when very convincing fakes are...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-04-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Frank, You are of course correct, and...

Thanks Frank,
You are of course correct, and this is an area that I should study a bit more.
Peter
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-04-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Hi Frank, Yes indeed I missed this one, but...

Hi Frank,
Yes indeed I missed this one, but since I know very little about them except that they are widely faked, I erred on the side of caution, erred being the operative word in this case!
Peter
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-04-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Luke, Frank, Rob, Andy and atilathenunns. ...

Thanks Luke, Frank, Rob, Andy and atilathenunns.
I should point out that I was not the purchaser, but wnted to know what a genuine Badge looked like in case I came across one in the future. Thanks...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 26-04-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks grenadierguardsman, Kieth, Luke, Jack,...

Thanks grenadierguardsman, Kieth, Luke, Jack, Mike and Frank,
It looked a bit 'New' to me, but I must confess that I have never seen one in the hand, and I wondered whether it was original or not....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-04-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Wingcowyn
Opinions wanted on LRDG Badge

I would be grateful for opinions on this LRDG Badge. I attach some pics.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-03-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Mike, I will definitely give them a...

Thanks Mike,
I will definitely give them a miss.
Peter
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-03-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Roy, I am not familiar with these cap...

Thanks Roy,
I am not familiar with these cap badges and will give them a wide berth.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-03-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Wingcowyn
LRDG Cap Badge

LRDG Cap Badge
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-03-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Wingcowyn
Commando and LRDG Badges

I would be grateful for opinions on these Commando and LRDG. Cap Badges. I attach some pics.
Thanks,
Peter
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-04-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Wingcowyn
Thanks Frank, I don't think that it was a bad...

Thanks Frank,
I don't think that it was a bad purchase on the whole, even if the cap badge, which was advertised as original, is a reproduction, since the Sweetheart Badge and medals look to be...
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