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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just out of interest, I note you use the term...

Just out of interest, I note you use the term "multi source confirmed fakes" I assume to refer to them being confirmed as fake by members of this forum rather than actually "multi sourced" by the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By Frank Kelley
Over a hundred and forty quid, someone clearly...

Over a hundred and forty quid, someone clearly wanted it.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,370
Posted By Frank Kelley
Someone who clearly has more money than sense...

Someone who clearly has more money than sense paid ninety odd quid, which would certainly have been a bargain, had the title actually been original as described.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, well my thoughts would now be to make your...

Okay, well my thoughts would now be to make your decision and conclude this business as soon as possible and be very careful what you buy and where you buy from in the future to avoid this from...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-05-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By Frank Kelley
If it is original and unworn why does the damaged...

If it is original and unworn why does the damaged white metal look the way it does in the photograph, because if it were original I would think it has been very well worn?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By Frank Kelley
I do understand the problem you have regarding...

I do understand the problem you have regarding postage and customs charges which clearly make matters difficult, for me at least it does all come down to money, in particular, how this has been done....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By Frank Kelley
To be quite honest, I do tend to agree with...

To be quite honest, I do tend to agree with Simon, the individual who offered these clearly must have known that some of them are the most obvious fakes, yet they have been deliberately sold to you....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Frank Kelley
:eek:!

:eek:!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By Frank Kelley
Rank and file beret badges, those actually...

Rank and file beret badges, those actually specifically made for wear on berets are post war, I would have thought rank and file members of the regiment who wore the beret during the war had cap or...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is not an example that I would want, it is...

It is not an example that I would want, it is missing a considerable part of it's white metal overlay, it might just be the photographs, but, it just seems to lack the quality that is fairly typical...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
Don't worry too much, you will get one in due...

Don't worry too much, you will get one in due course, the vast majority of these had a bronze finish, often very worn away, try and get an example that retains at least some of it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that is very nice indeed, I would be...

I think that is very nice indeed, I would be interested to know if the numerals were actually stamped upon it's reverse, or, as I originally just assumed, when I looked at the photo in the original...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Frank Kelley
Thank you, no, I would be truly surprised if that...

Thank you, no, I would be truly surprised if that was original, it looks of recent manufacture.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly worn on the collar by other ranks.

Certainly worn on the collar by other ranks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-05-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Frank Kelley
Better photographs would certainly help, don't...

Better photographs would certainly help, don't much like the reverse.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Frank Kelley
I assume that is actually upon the die this badge...

I assume that is actually upon the die this badge was struck from, so every piece will bare that number.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By Frank Kelley
I don't like that at all.

I don't like that at all.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, I do not believe that is original, but,...

Yes, I do not believe that is original, but, don't worry, plenty of real ones to be bought, they are not rare.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-05-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 237
Posted By Frank Kelley
Were? you have you eaten all of them...

Were? you have you eaten all of them already?:eek:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, well I think if you are happy with it, it is...

Yes, well I think if you are happy with it, it is okay, many did have blades originally and these are often found with them removed.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-05-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By Frank Kelley
I always associate them as being very popular...

I always associate them as being very popular post war, you will see much news footage from the late 1940's and 1950's of them in ware by aircrew.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-05-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 237
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice looking patisserie, you just need a...

Very nice looking patisserie, you just need a suitable desert wine!
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 09-05-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs, I would think that is...

Just from the photographs, I would think that is an original example, but, with the discolouration to the gilt.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
That appears not to have it's original fittings...

That appears not to have it's original fittings on it's reverse?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-05-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not one I'd be happy with!

Not one I'd be happy with!
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