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Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Alan O
Bristol Grammar School CCF cap badge for sale

Bristol Grammar School CCF cap badge in brass with both lugs intact.

22 incl P&P

Paypal F&F
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Alan O
The patch was not one of the regtl dress...

The patch was not one of the regtl dress distinctions that were taken into Coy distinctions when the Battalion was founded because the 4th Wilts did not form a company in their own right but...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Alan O
Because the TA battalions remained unamalgated...

Because the TA battalions remained unamalgated until the formation of 1 Wessex Volunteers in 1967. See page 49 of 1 Wessex by Martin Lee-Browne
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Alan O
The Cameronians bonnet badge was originally...

The Cameronians bonnet badge was originally sealed 1898 in blackened finish and replaced in 1906 by the w/m version which lasted up to 1958 with the Regulars. It was worn by TA and Cadets in a/a.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Alan O
Has it been dug up? The 3 lugs are a sign of any...

Has it been dug up? The 3 lugs are a sign of any early badge.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Alan O
Merely an observation that the mark is a prized...

Merely an observation that the mark is a prized collectible but as quoted it is totally wrong as the badge is a fake. It is not usual to see the mark on that particular fake.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Alan O
The Lambournes' one is desirable for the...

The Lambournes' one is desirable for the collectors who like their badges but in that case it is obviously wrong as the VB badges were on lugs.

The Kings (Liverpool & Manchester) on lugs is...
Forum: General Topics. 04-07-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Alan O
None were issued that I can think of. They were...

None were issued that I can think of. They were all bought privately.
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Alan O
Late Victorian era Royal Regiment of Artillery...

Late Victorian era Royal Regiment of Artillery soldier. The helmets spike has the 'ball' top of the artillery.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Alan O
The Ladysmith honour was granted in 1905. ...

The Ladysmith honour was granted in 1905.

the pin badge looks like a lapel mufti badge for wear in civilian clothes
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-07-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Alan O
There are 2 candidates: The Oxfordshire and...

There are 2 candidates:

The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry who wore the bugle badge in nickel.

The Sherwood Rangers yeomanry who wore the same design in brass in WW1 but had a...
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Alan O
The construction and the style of slider suggests...

The construction and the style of slider suggests that it's modern.
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Alan O
About 1985. It's a modern reproduction.

About 1985. It's a modern reproduction.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By Alan O
A decade ago I was discussing RMF badges with a...

A decade ago I was discussing RMF badges with a old dealer. He had bought a box of RMF badges in the 1960's still in their paper wraps with a contract note for a Irish company sub-contracted by...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Alan O
Sweat holes were often absent for some makers and...

Sweat holes were often absent for some makers and especially in the 1940s and 50s.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-06-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Alan O
PSSCA cap badge

PSSCA cap badge adopted in 1930 and worn up to WW2.

20 includes P&P.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-06-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Alan O
Odd that he is wearing 9th Armd Div panda but...

Odd that he is wearing 9th Armd Div panda but medal ribbons are post war.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-06-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Alan O
I suspect that the RUR is in fact RIR as the...

I suspect that the RUR is in fact RIR as the hairpin slider was a sealed pattern which was pre 1922 and regimental re-titling on partition.

The one piece RIF is a nice original with local...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-06-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Alan O
Not issue but sold commercially. Would be worn...

Not issue but sold commercially. Would be worn on a dark blue beret.

The staybrite badge currently is worn by a CCF and until recently Wessex Yeomanry and their ACF.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-06-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Alan O
That's them - guides not scouts! This Essex...

That's them - guides not scouts!

This Essex site shows that counties which is the same size as the Reserve so could be either. https://www.essexmilitarybadges.uk/home-defence-units/
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 22-06-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Alan O
I wondered if the armband was a 'rank' as the...

I wondered if the armband was a 'rank' as the section commander? The lapel badges do resemble the VTC ones but they look larger. i wondered if they were pre-war County Scouts? I was thinking of...
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Alan O
Leo Unfortunately I do not like to proffer...

Leo

Unfortunately I do not like to proffer such advice as I am afraid that even some of the long established dealers' websites contain badges that I would not buy. Worringly in fact the offering...
Forum: General Topics. 22-06-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Alan O
The tell-tales are: The die is a well know...

The tell-tales are:

The die is a well know fake ie the flag pole length and style and 4 rows of bricks above the central windows are a give away.
The tower windows are not pierced but solid.
The...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-06-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Alan O
The design was in use from c1910 until the 1960s...

The design was in use from c1910 until the 1960s when an a/a version was made.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-06-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Alan O
There was a metal Q/C 9th Lancers but not an...

There was a metal Q/C 9th Lancers but not an issued a/a one: They were faked by John Gaylor.

The 16th/5th wore metal k/c and then replaced them with Q/C a/a which they wore up to amalgamation....
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