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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:45 AM
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Posted By GriffMJ
Thats a very nice example Del.. As you look at...

Thats a very nice example Del.. As you look at the skull you will see a sort of a crater in the brow of the right eye. That is the easy identifier of the "Gaunt 3".
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-09-21, 06:15 AM
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Posted By GriffMJ
It needs a good cleaning (drop in some white...

It needs a good cleaning (drop in some white vinegar for an hour). It looks like it has some varnish on it as well? .... hold it over the gas stove with some pliers to (gently) burn it off. I...
Forum: General Topics. 17-09-21, 01:59 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
....sorry to say that he has passed Tim... a...

....sorry to say that he has passed Tim... a month or two ago.
Forum: General Topics. 13-09-21, 06:03 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
Thanks Gary Its answered my question...

Thanks Gary

Its answered my question actually :) ..... the stamp is identicle.....so my doubts are gone.
Forum: General Topics. 13-09-21, 01:19 PM
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Posted By GriffMJ
Firmin Hallmarked 1940 (appeal)

Hi All

I am looking for images of Firmin Hallmarked Silver Officers badges for the year "1940" ..... specifically just the hallmarks. So...if you have such a badge could you post up some images...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-09-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
Denis/Rob ..... take a look here :-...

Denis/Rob

..... take a look here :- https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/EquipMotto.htm

and here https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/NCOArmMotto.htm
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-09-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
Hello Denis Thank you very much! Could...

Hello Denis

Thank you very much!

Could I have photos of the others as well please :) Your collection has just modified the website in the Gaunt collection. It appears that Gaunt used two dies...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-09-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
Hello Denis first of all thank you very much...

Hello Denis

first of all thank you very much for showing these. You have confirmed the Bent & Parker Motto for me (see here https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/BP.htm )

I have the larger...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-09-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
Rob Take a look at the link I put in........

Rob

Take a look at the link I put in..... you will see that the early Gaunts were marked in the Top bones.

Re Large Collar Motto..... they probably didn't last long. The image I show is the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-09-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GriffMJ
17th Lancers (Old Gaunt)

Hi All

A new acquisition.... broken you say ..... but a belter none the less! This is a rare beast in any condition.

17th Lancers Officer, i think its solid silver (if not its certainly plated)...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-09-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By GriffMJ
.....WW1 Egyptian bizarre made possibly? ...

.....WW1 Egyptian bizarre made possibly?

Gallipoli, Egypt & Palestine December 1915 to March 1917
Welsh Horse Yeomanry...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-09-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By GriffMJ
Hello Rob This Motto has loops N/S ...

Hello Rob

This Motto has loops N/S
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Motto/SmithWrightLtd/Metal/SW1.jpg

.....as do the early issue 1916 PAOLY cap badges....
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By GriffMJ
.... certainly 1850s i would think Kevin.

.... certainly 1850s i would think Kevin.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By GriffMJ
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.p...

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=3093&pictureid=135850

Bandsman's Shako
Castlemartin Yeomanry

* Drawn by the late Bob Smith.... i presume from the real thing? The...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-08-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GriffMJ
Thanks Luke .... yes.... I am still looking...

Thanks Luke

.... yes.... I am still looking for them... I think I know where they are. I will have another furtle tomorrow.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-08-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GriffMJ
is there a makers mark on that Lonsdale badge...

is there a makers mark on that Lonsdale badge Dean?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-08-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GriffMJ
Derbyshire Imperial Yeomanry

Hi All

Here is an unmarked silver Officers cap badge 1903-08.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=3627&pictureid=197028
...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-08-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By GriffMJ
....it has been double stamped. Looks factory to...

....it has been double stamped. Looks factory to me.. just, like you say, a poor quality stamp.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By GriffMJ
...is it one or two pieces John? Your photo makes...

...is it one or two pieces John? Your photo makes it look like two? To me its an unfinished collar(s) ... possibly for the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (DLOY)?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-06-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By GriffMJ
Good call..... might explain the little fancy...

Good call..... might explain the little fancy "pinch" extension at the top?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-06-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By GriffMJ
....what size is the Rose? Derbyshire...

....what size is the Rose?

Derbyshire Yeomanry Cavalry
https://www.paoyeomanry.org.uk/Yeomanry/DerbyYeo/fffd_12.jpg
Officer's felt hat badge (2nd Boer War): A large rose in khaki-bronze matt...
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,363
Posted By GriffMJ
... here is an interesting one.

... here is an interesting one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-06-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By GriffMJ
A rough description would be :- Argent, a...

A rough description would be :-

Argent, a saltire Gules, cantoned of four towers sable.

...nothing comes up on a search. The shield would normally dictate the era but being round like that is a...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-06-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By GriffMJ
...well done Mac.... that is a rare one.

...well done Mac.... that is a rare one.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-06-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By GriffMJ
.......post 1970 restrikes for collectors market.

.......post 1970 restrikes for collectors market.
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