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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By Holyboy
Duffer

Thanks for those in the know posting this info. The badge does have some convincing features and could go for silly money so well done. Itís not my bag anyway but about 10 years ago one turned up in...
Forum: Military Buttons 24-11-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks

Thanks Rob I thought possibly BofE
Forum: Military Buttons 24-11-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk Mess Waiter

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/9th-Norfolk-mess-waiter-button-/294565501843?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0

This isnít a mess waiter button, not a version Iíve...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-11-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks Mike

Thanks Mike
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-11-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Holyboy
PW Battalion

Hi Luke

Thanks itís odd he has the PW prefix on his medal and medal index card. Sadly I canít find any service records so Iíll never know for sure but I think Iíll buy a standard badge that you...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Holyboy
16th Public Works Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Hello Iíve just acquired a medal to a man Wilfred Hunt with a PW prefix to his army number 6684 which I believe stands for Public Works Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment).

He was sadly...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-11-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Holyboy
Both good

They are both good nice blow holes good find
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-11-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,243
Posted By Holyboy
Cracking collection

Great collection Iíd not like to try and build that up now. Thanks for posting.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-11-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Holyboy
Letter

Iíd make an informed guesstimate that itís a mistake not uncommon
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 11-11-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Holyboy
Welcome

Welcome to the forum
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-11-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Holyboy
3rd VB

LOL the holy grail 3rd VB I was discussing this with somebody the other day two theories:

They never wore it but retained 3RD NRV glengarry badge
They wore them but an overzealous RQMS claimed...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-11-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk 4th VB

Anybody got a spare 1st VB they want to trade for a 4th VB? Long shot but I thought worth a punt.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-11-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Holyboy
Britannia

Lol
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolk Britannia

Is this the worst Britannia ever? My god she looks like sheís possessed.
...
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-11-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Holyboy
Maker marked RA

Iím old enough to remember when the makers mark wasnít really a thing like it is now wow nearly £50 for a Lambourne RA Cap Badge is nuts.
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 04-11-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Holyboy
How much will it make?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/255-THE-ROYAL-HORSE-ARTILLERY-EDWARD-VIII-CAP-BADGE-FIRMIN-/275006130130?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-11-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Holyboy
TA badges

I donít like either tbh
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Holyboy
Thanks

Thanks gents
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-11-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Holyboy
Shoulder Titles

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRITISH-ARMY-WW2-ERA-PRINTED-ROYAL-FUSILIERS-SHOULDER-BLOUSE-INSIGNIA-PATCHES-/373769352302?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0

Would...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-10-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Holyboy
Unknown Cap Badge

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Kings-Own-Light-Infantry-Cap-Badge-Queens-Crown-/334190825912?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0

This strikes me as being RV?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-10-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Holyboy
Nice

Nice badge if the back story can be proved thatís great if not Iíd be inclined to ignore it Iíd say this joining of dots so to speak is worse than ever now. Great if itís true otherwise it could be...
Forum: General Topics. 29-10-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolkís

I think itís a pattern that was used if not originating in WW2 I have one that came with my grandads WW2 medals. Itís quite distinctive and different to the Gaunt and Firmin strikes you see which are...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-10-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Holyboy
Badge

DuranDuran Light Infantry
Forum: General Topics. 29-10-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolkís

Thanks gents Andrew thanks I know you know your metal and metal work so itís all very interesting and youíre always at school.
Forum: General Topics. 29-10-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Holyboy
Norfolkís

Thanks Andrew so do you think the badge is a modern repro or was it made period using the lost wax method? The slider looks good and itís not what Iíd expect to see on a badge made in the 1980s.
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