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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 09:12 AM
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Posted By ajc347
RAMC Fakes?

I’m interested to gauge people’s thoughts on badges 1 and 3 in these pictures.

They appear to be from the same die and don’t look right to me.

I’ve pictured them next to an 11mm Gaunt badge...
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By ajc347
Thank you for the replies guys and the very...

Thank you for the replies guys and the very helpful and useful information contained therein. :)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-06-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By ajc347
Thanks for the confirmation guys - it’s very much...

Thanks for the confirmation guys - it’s very much appreciated. :)

That you also for the photos Terry. I’ve not come across NZ Nursing Corps badges before and am intrigued by the design given that...
Forum: Other Corps 24-06-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By ajc347
Australian Medical Corps Badges

I have a couple of queries regarding these two badges and would be grateful for some help.

I’m unsure about the genuineness of the lugs on the KC slouch hat badge and am also unsure as to whether...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 24-06-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By ajc347
RNZAMC Badge

I’ve had this RNZAMC cap badge for some time and, not having that much experience with NZ badges in general, wanted to check whether it is good or not?
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By ajc347
I’ve seen the maker’s mark on a WW1 Ulster...

I’ve seen the maker’s mark on a WW1 Ulster Volunteer Force UVF / 36th Ulster Division cap badge as per the photo below (unfortunately, it’s not my badge but the photo is in the public domain).
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-06-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By ajc347
It looks like it’s a London Rifle Brigade Field...

It looks like it’s a London Rifle Brigade Field Service Cap badge according the the thread linked below.

I’m not sure whether yours is genuine or a restrike, though.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By ajc347
It looks to me as though it is a shoulder title,...

It looks to me as though it is a shoulder title, and this is the listing in Westlake’s book on shoulder titles.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-06-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By ajc347
It looks like the rules changed in 2019. ...

It looks like the rules changed in 2019.

https://www.raf.mod.uk/serving-families/news/facial-hair-policy/
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 06-06-22, 01:59 AM
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Views: 134
Posted By ajc347
Gold Coast Territorial Force

I’ve just come across the story of Major Seth Kwabla Anthony, who was the first black African commissioned into the British Army, following his joining the GCTF in 1939.

I hope you enjoy reading...
Forum: Army 05-06-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ajc347
Thanks guys. :) Here’s the link to...

Thanks guys. :)




Here’s the link to the NMR badge:

https://mindenmilitaria.com/shop.php?code=57595
Forum: Army 04-06-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ajc347
Natal Mounted Rifles and Carbineers

I’ve come across an example of a KC variant of both a NMR and a NC badge online with three loops to the rear and an extra ring above the uppermost loop.

I’m presuming that this would be for use...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-04-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Mike. That certainly helps explain its...

Thanks Mike. That certainly helps explain its malleability and was one of the factors that initially threw me.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-04-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Mike and Luke. I wasn't 100% sure...

Thanks Mike and Luke.

I wasn't 100% sure about the maker's mark being genuine and am really pleased that it is. :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-04-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By ajc347
East Lancashire Anodised

Could I check people’s thoughts regarding this badge and the authenticity of the maker’s mark please?

I’ve been unable to find a photo of another anodised East Lancs badge to compare it to.
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 08-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,429
Posted By ajc347
Do you mean the 12th (Norfolk Yeomanry)...

Do you mean the 12th (Norfolk Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment?

If so, then it doesn’t. It covers 1st to 3rd Bn and the earlier book on Kitchener’s army covers the 6th to 9th service...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 06-04-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,429
Posted By ajc347
I’ve picked up a copy via Kindle and must admit...

I’ve picked up a copy via Kindle and must admit that I have really enjoyed reading this book.

It’s filled in some gaps in my knowledge regarding various battalions and where they fought during...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-03-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Sean. I think I’m likely to start on...

Thanks Sean.

I think I’m likely to start on a quest to track down the 1st and 3rd Bn shoulder titles (I already have the 2nd Bn KRRC ones). :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Mike. I've just had a look at your...

Thanks Mike.

I've just had a look at your album - that's a great collection you have. :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-03-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Mike. That's really helpful. :)

Thanks Mike.

That's really helpful. :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ajc347
Green Jackets Brigade - Maker's Marks

I've trying to ascertain which maker's marks were stamped on the sliders of anodised Green Jackets Brigade badges.

So far I've found Gaunt London, Gaunt Birmingham and Buttons Ltd.

Were there...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 18-03-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By ajc347
My understanding is that is also a WW1 badge. ...

My understanding is that is also a WW1 badge.

The link below is to a website article in which it is listed:
...
Forum: General Topics. 17-03-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By ajc347
That looks great Billy. :)

That looks great Billy. :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-03-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Denis. That's really interesting....

Thanks Denis.

That's really interesting. I'm tempted to take a gold anodised Wyvern I have and see whether I can replicate the process. :)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-03-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By ajc347
Thanks Mike. I've just been looking at the...

Thanks Mike.

I've just been looking at the photos on their Facebook page and can see what you mean about the bnadmasters badge - it's huge!!!

I wasn't aware the band even existed until reading...
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