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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-10-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Terry Rayner
I would say that the number 2 is lower than the...

I would say that the number 2 is lower than the rest of the block. Maybe it's just a plate number.
Forum: Military Buttons 07-10-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Terry Rayner
What a brilliant list. Well done sir, did you...

What a brilliant list. Well done sir, did you research this maker, or do you have a reference book? Thanks for your imput.
Regards Terry
Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hi Troops I have a Essex 25mm button with......

Hi Troops
I have a Essex 25mm button with... HOBSON & SONS LEXINGSTON ST LONDON W as the backmarker.
Forum: Off topic 14-09-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,449
Posted By Terry Rayner
I am very proud I'm British.

I am very proud I'm British.
Forum: General Topics 08-08-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hi Phil Les Stillman's email is ...

Hi Phil
Les Stillman's email is lesstillman@bigpond.com
Phone number 0407820868
Regards Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-07-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hi Neil I would go along with Luke, I have the...

Hi Neil
I would go along with Luke, I have the same badge and it's a variation.
I will wait in anticipation for Hoots input as he is an expert on Essex badges.
Regards Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Terry Rayner
Thanks Bess, that's very kind of you.

Thanks Bess, that's very kind of you.
Forum: General Topics 04-06-22, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Terry Rayner
Ballarat military fair

Any one going to the Military fair in Ballarat 9/10 July?
Regards Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hello Bess Are your A/A Regular Bns small...

Hello Bess
Are your A/A Regular Bns small collars 25mm top to bottom? They dont seem to come up for sale very offten, I have a pair at 25mm. If they are the same as your small ones, I now know to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hi Brian I have a F.N B/HAM other ranks Essex...

Hi Brian
I have a F.N B/HAM other ranks Essex badge. SMITH & WRIGHT LTD, FIRMIN LONDON, DOWLER BIRMINGHAM, and one unmarked in A/A. I would put up photos but I do not know how to do it, sorry....
Forum: Off topic 30-03-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,387
Posted By Terry Rayner
There are two England's. One, the country side...

There are two England's. One, the country side and village's, the other are the towns and city's. I have returned to the UK, many times since we left in 1964.The country side has not changed at all,...
Forum: General Topics. 13-03-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Terry Rayner
Very sorry to hear about Rod, my condolences to...

Very sorry to hear about Rod, my condolences to his family.
Regards Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-02-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Terry Rayner
Thanks lads for your input, and sorry I messed up...

Thanks lads for your input, and sorry I messed up with wright instead of right.
Regards Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-02-22, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Terry Rayner
I have these officers badges , but I have the...

I have these officers badges , but I have the dates as 1881-1919. Do I have it wrong, or is Hoot wright?
Regards Terry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hoot With all due respects it sounds like you...

Hoot
With all due respects it sounds like you don't know enough about the Essex cap badge to make any comments, judging by your posts.
It's hard for me to make this comment in a post, you don't see...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-02-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Terry Rayner
I have two Lambourne badges and they are a much...

I have two Lambourne badges and they are a much better quality looking than the badge on offer. We know Lambourne were an inferior manufacturer of badges but when something like this badge comes...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-02-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hello Andy The badge is a very poor repo, or at...

Hello Andy
The badge is a very poor repo, or at one time a sweetheart badge.
Brass value only.
Regards Terry
Forum: General Topics 26-01-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By Terry Rayner
Rod is a smashing bloke. I have dealt with him...

Rod is a smashing bloke. I have dealt with him when I started collecting. I went to his house when I came over from OZ we had a few reds and he was going to take me to his local golf club for lunch...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-01-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Terry Rayner
I believe it's a fake. The lugs are crud and the...

I believe it's a fake. The lugs are crud and the cast is very poor. Big blob of braze on the back.
I have mentioned this before, why do dealers and private sellers leave the backing plates, or card...
Forum: Military Buttons 02-01-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Terry Rayner
Talking Thanks for your reply lads, I should have been...

Thanks for your reply lads, I should have been more specific. The 26 Essex buttons I have, are 25mm. I do collect Essex Yeomanry, Essex Imperial Yeomanry, and all the different sizes.
I was hopping...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-01-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Terry Rayner
Essex buttons

Hello Troops
Any members collect Essex buttons from 1902 to 1958?
I started some time ago, and now I have over 26 so far. The makers mark on the back of the buttons might have J.R.GAUNT & SON...
Forum: Off topic 06-12-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Terry Rayner
Paypal

Hello Troops
Just want to let members of this forum, mainly Australian and New Zealander members that I just placed an ad on Gumtree for World War 2 magazines and binders for sale. I had a reply...
Forum: General Topics. 21-11-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,078
Posted By Terry Rayner
My Dad gave me his Essex cap badge when I was in...

My Dad gave me his Essex cap badge when I was in my late teens. He was captured at Monte Casino along with his brother. They were sent to Germany and Dad was made to work in a pipe factory. He was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-11-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Terry Rayner
Hi Michael I agree with Luke, it's a brilliant...

Hi Michael
I agree with Luke, it's a brilliant .......... FAKE.
Keep checking the main dealers every day, a good one will come up.
Regards Terry
Forum: General Topics. 10-08-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,454
Posted By Terry Rayner
Many thanks Mike for the heads up. She has one...

Many thanks Mike for the heads up. She has one that I am after but at
UKP 200.00 I will keep looking. It is a hobby not an investment for me.
Thanks again.
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