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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-06-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Luc
With only one small picture of the front it is...

With only one small picture of the front it is difficult to judge though I'm almost certain it is a replica given the most unusual width of the title.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-06-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Luc
I think this fitting is described in post #2. ...

I think this fitting is described in post #2.

I'm sure that flat bent sliders are ok too, it just makes the badge slightly more fragile.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 04-06-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Luc
The woven cherry type is also more difficult to...

The woven cherry type is also more difficult to find than the issue printed ones or glue backs.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 19-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Luc
I've been informed that the badge was also worn...

I've been informed that the badge was also worn by members who did not complete the US pathfinder school in Nottingham, in that case it would be a formation sign and not a qualification badge. I'll...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-05-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Luc
No, it was worn by some members of the 21 and 22...

No, it was worn by some members of the 21 and 22 independent parachute companies which allowed them to be identified as such but it did not require additional training.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-05-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Luc
See attached for a US made example but British...

See attached for a US made example but British made badges also exist.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-05-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Luc
Good question. I think many were if not most but...

Good question. I think many were if not most but SHAEF and Pathfinders for example were worn as singles.

And some of the forces in exile during WW2 also had single formation signs and shoulder...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-05-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Luc
There a couple shown in my album Doug: ...

There a couple shown in my album Doug:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=295
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-05-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Luc
I sincerely hope you do not consider buying the...

I sincerely hope you do not consider buying the £55.00 "original" AFPU badge on Ebay.
Forum: General Topics. 06-05-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Luc
Browning: “But Monty, what about your black beret...

Browning: “But Monty, what about your black beret with two cap badges….”
Monty: “What black beret?”
Forum: General Topics. 03-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Luc
The AAC badge is certainly original, others are...

The AAC badge is certainly original, others are outside my field of collecting.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Luc
Yes it is a replica, the rear clearly shows...

Yes it is a replica, the rear clearly shows synthetic material.

Here's an original tite.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-05-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Luc
I like the GPR wings with the slender lion, it...

I like the GPR wings with the slender lion, it appears to be not entirely full size but not as small as the post-war wings.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-05-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Luc
A fine and scarce original badge Roy!

A fine and scarce original badge Roy!
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-05-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Luc
I don't think I have ever seen an original QC cap...

I don't think I have ever seen an original QC cap badge in the flesh, but I'm sure they would match these stirling collar badges.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-04-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Luc
Stunning wings Steve! Well done.

Stunning wings Steve! Well done.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 10-04-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Luc
Here's an example of Belgian post-war made...

Here's an example of Belgian post-war made Pegasus patches. The one in post #1 is in my opinion a poor replica of a British Pegasus patch.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-02-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Luc
I'm afraid Luke's correct.

I'm afraid Luke's correct.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-02-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By Luc
Thanks for your contributions gentlemen, it is...

Thanks for your contributions gentlemen, it is good to see my suspicion confirmed.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-02-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By Luc
Mike, yes that is what I would expect to see.

Mike, yes that is what I would expect to see.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-02-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By Luc
You are absolutely right Tim, I have corrected...

You are absolutely right Tim, I have corrected the title of this thread.

The title shown is different from the ones that I have on file. The black backing cloth is new to me, I have only seen...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By Luc
OBLI airborne Fifty Second shoulder title, opinions wanted

Gentlemen, this shoulder title just sold for £670.00 on ebay. Could I have your opinions please?
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 11-02-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Luc
I would say fake, the Flitters from Louth have...

I would say fake, the Flitters from Louth have been selling these for a while now.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-12-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By Luc
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance...

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.

Please read the above publication, it may enhance the understanding of your posts.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 30-12-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By Luc
Can be upgraded seller says, that is so true! ...

Can be upgraded seller says, that is so true!

It is original indeed but in very rough condition.
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