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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By RSM
Toye Kenning and Spencer article

Maybe of interest to you:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2307443/Medal-maker-300-year-old-regalia-firm-craftsmen-make-awards-adorn-bravest-soldiers.html
Forum: General Topics. 16-03-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 757
Posted By RSM
Yes please Chris.

Yes please Chris.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-03-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By RSM
Not wishing to send you on a wild goose chase but...

Not wishing to send you on a wild goose chase but the crossed sword and keys (St. Paul and St. Peter) with a boat is similar to the coat of arms of the Diocese of Portsmouth, so possibly...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-02-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By RSM
Thank you very much for this information! :)

Thank you very much for this information! :)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-02-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By RSM
RNP shoulder strap slip on

Hello. My first thought upon purchasing was Royal Navy Police, but on further thought the RN, to the best of my knowledge, does not use stars/pips in its officer rank emblems. So I'm left to ponder...
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 05-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By RSM
BBC archives documentaries Borneo Aden

BBC iPlayer has a few interesting programmes to view: The Royal Tournament 1956, Aden 1964 (Royal Anglians, 16/5 Lancers) , Borneo 1964 (RM 40 Commando) etc. Very interesting. Follow link here then...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 28-01-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By RSM
https://www.kellybadges.co.uk/uniform-buttons-olde...

https://www.kellybadges.co.uk/uniform-buttons-older-types-of-military-uniform-buttons/36323-french-army-general---3rd-republic-22mm---circa-1872--brass-military-uniform-button.html?search_query=french...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-01-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By RSM
I think the eagle is something to do with the...

I think the eagle is something to do with the prewar German car manufacturer 'Adler' see here:
...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 27-01-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By RSM
Sorry to say but the cap tally is not WW2...

Sorry to say but the cap tally is not WW2 Kriegsmarine but postwar Bundesmarine. The 1. Geleitgeschwader was formed in 1956.

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zerst%C3%B6rerflottille
Forum: Other Militaria 24-12-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By RSM
See discussion here: ...

See discussion here:

https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/604236-vintage-and-classic-binoculars-discussion-part-3/page-43
Forum: Other Military Topics 15-11-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By RSM
Royal Marines beating retreat 2018

Brought to my attention by my Father (ex-bandsman East Surreys) - a video of possibly the finest marching band on the planet. Being a bit of a drummer myself I've always admired the intricate drum...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-11-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By RSM
Thankyou for your reply :)

Thankyou for your reply :)
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-11-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By RSM
51st Highland Division H D patch

Hello,

Seeking to learn if this is a fake. I've compared it to other examples on the web and I can see the stitching is comparable to some originals, but...............I'm no expert. Thanks in...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-11-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By RSM
Rydal OTC fake badge

Further to Alan O's post #4, here is a non-maker-marked example which found its way into my hands. I assume it originated from the seller in the link. Either way, the badge was clearly made...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-11-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,789
Posted By RSM
Langley School CCF cap badges

The public Twitter feed from Langley School showing a few pics from what I believe to be yesterdays Remembrance parade:

https://twitter.com/langley_school?lang=el
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By RSM
Rob, just to clarify: I started the thread...

Rob, just to clarify:

I started the thread because I like variations on both Norfolk and Essex cap badges. The Norfolk badge I flagged up confused me, it has all the hallmarks on the obverse...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By RSM
Personally I have no idea who the seller is....

Personally I have no idea who the seller is. However, what does make me smile is that a perfectly good Norfolk Regiment cap badge has just gone through for 7.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-11-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By RSM
Thanks - confirming my thoughts - looks to be the...

Thanks - confirming my thoughts - looks to be the same Britannia die as the fake Norfolk 2VB, Gresham's etc............ ? Not sure why the scrabble over it, what do the buyers think they are getting?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-11-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By RSM
Norfolk regt Cap badge

less than a fiver so far but 8 bids:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Norfolk-Regiment-Cap-Badge/223729660595

Any thoughts?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-11-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By RSM
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 04-11-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By RSM
Bravo!

Bravo!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-10-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By RSM
Mike, It reads as though you have been...

Mike,

It reads as though you have been duped. Original Louth are few and far between and, from my own searching for an example, the most recent I have found is pretty much 200................
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Forum: General Topics. 28-10-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By RSM
Hi, Just to clarify; when you say 'cockade',...

Hi,

Just to clarify; when you say 'cockade', are you refering to the 'boss' at the top edge of the cap? If so an internet image search for Rifle Brigade boss badge (or similar terms) will throw up...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 15-10-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By RSM
Could it be an East Lancs Regt badge?

Could it be an East Lancs Regt badge?
Forum: Off topic 15-10-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By RSM
I have an example similar to this and I've been...

I have an example similar to this and I've been led to believe it's a WW2 period lighter.
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