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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 07:45 AM
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Posted By KLR
There is another manufacturer - but an eastern...

There is another manufacturer - but an eastern maker (?Pakistan) a load were ordered by the last bit of Lpl Scots because they didn't like the AA version!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-08-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By KLR
If it was all GM without any blackening and blank...

If it was all GM without any blackening and blank plinth, it would be the 4th S Lancs.
In April 1916 - the WO ordered 4,000 of them




(the 5th Bn was all GM but blackening)
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By KLR
Very nice Bent & Parker 1901

Very nice Bent & Parker 1901
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-20, 05:12 PM
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Posted By KLR
Not sure if it is 1896 Die 11 or 12 ? -...

Not sure if it is 1896 Die 11 or 12 ? - definitely 5th Bn

You can clearly see the later style tabs.


(It looks as though it's been given a new slider?)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-20, 04:23 PM
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Posted By KLR
This one is what I've labelled Die 12 (of the...

This one is what I've labelled Die 12 (of the 1896 Patt).
I have half a dozen and they are all (regular and 5th Bn) in two pieces and have sliders and with unpierced legs.

If you look at the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By KLR
I have seen black painted GM & WM 1896 Patt cap...

I have seen black painted GM & WM 1896 Patt cap badges before. I had also thought that it was operational. (2nd WW Liverpool HG wore King's badge painted black).

Curiously, the 5th Bn badges...
Forum: General Topics. 08-08-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By KLR
From the scars of the missing loops - they would...

From the scars of the missing loops - they would be (obviously) upright so that the pin would go through both loops horizontally!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By KLR
There was an issue in 1963 (CB 3083) which was...

There was an issue in 1963 (CB 3083) which was probably for the 5th Bn
20302/1971 and again 20302/1993 both I think for LUOTC and both unseeded1971



Thanks I saw the 45 and left it! (they...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 06-08-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By KLR
WANTED Kings Liverpool AA

The small AA "beret badge" marked FIRMIN


FIRMIN & SONS


FIRMIN LONDON
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By KLR
No, it's still a 1926 Pattern - what I call it...

No, it's still a 1926 Pattern - what I call it 1926/1 (as in p3) - however the long forelock is mildly scarce.


The 20 dies I defined were for the 1896 Pattern (worn during the 1st WW) but it's...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-08-20, 07:16 AM
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Posted By KLR
There are three types of OR's Lpl Pals badge. The...

There are three types of OR's Lpl Pals badge. The first badge was provided by the Earl of Derby in November 1914. It is cast in brass with a flat back.
The second was die struck in gilding metal...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By KLR
Here's an original flaw for you

There are three types of this (unauthorised) Foreign Service badge – the first was made by Gaunt – and mostly marked. The other two are distinctly different and without any manufacturer’s name (or...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-08-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By KLR
This particular Pattern was sealed in 1903 but in...

This particular Pattern was sealed in 1903 but in 1905 the slider was moved from just under the crown down to the cross.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-08-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By KLR
I wonder if it is an officer's busby badge !? ...

I wonder if it is an officer's busby badge !?

(though I know a similar Offr VB busby badge but the crown is separate and worn above the cross.)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-07-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By KLR
It is a OR cap (etc) badge - War Office Pattern...

It is a OR cap (etc) badge - War Office Pattern 10042/1926. It was authorised in September (or was it October) 1926 but it's issue was delayed until the beginning of 1927. This Pattern was worn up...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By KLR
From the RACD ledgers there are a number of...

From the RACD ledgers there are a number of Britannia badges (without wreath)

but it's difficult to determine which is cap / FSH or collar.

there is an 'irregular' tapered top to sheaf,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By KLR
The first mention of a 'vertical shank'...

The first mention of a 'vertical shank' (popularly known as a slider!) was in 1903.
There was an order that any fixture on the badge should not perforate the FSH or the "Universal Service Hat" (aka...
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By KLR
Thanks, I knew about the military medals but only...

Thanks, I knew about the military medals but only now about the others.

As in Chipper's friend's grandfather - mine too.
Forum: General Topics. 29-07-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By KLR
Yes, all to one man. MC on the Somme (KLR then...

Yes, all to one man. MC on the Somme (KLR then MGC), OTC etc between the wars and RAMC in the 2nd WW.


Anyway, thanks for IDs but they appear to be in the wrong order
1 G VI
2 G V1
3 G V & Qn...
Forum: General Topics. 28-07-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By KLR
I'm not very good at medals but this group...

I'm not very good at medals but this group includes what I've been told are various Jubilee and Coronation medals - what were they awarded for?
(these are the miniatures)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By KLR
Curiously, I've never come across a curved Gaunt...

Curiously, I've never come across a curved Gaunt stamp on an OR King's badge.
However, here is a King's, 8th (Irish) Bn 1939 Pattern officer's silver plated caubeen badge.
Forum: General Topics. 27-07-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By KLR
Thanks Jon, Please let me know when you find...

Thanks Jon,
Please let me know when you find the same for W Lancs !
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-07-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By KLR
yet another that doesn't want you to see the reverse...

I asked for a view of the reverse - answer was "there is a reverse view" which turned out to be slightly innacurate.
The front photograph was a bit murky so I asked whether it was AA or New Metal
-...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By KLR
Sorry, this was sliders wasn't it ! but before I...

Sorry, this was sliders wasn't it ! but before I add a slidered one they were on badge reverse from 1896
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-07-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By KLR
Many of my Gaunt KLR badges have that curved...

Many of my Gaunt KLR badges have that curved stamps on - I'll try and get a 'photo.
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