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Forum: Headdress Today, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By cbuehler
It is a type of Victorian forage cap, worn in...

It is a type of Victorian forage cap, worn in undress by officers of many regiments and Corps. The mohair band would usually have rose, thistle or shamrock designs woven into it, but the design...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-07-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By cbuehler
They do indeed appear to be King's Royal Rifle...

They do indeed appear to be King's Royal Rifle Corps, the shoulder titles would be KRR on a red backing. The buttons are black horn. The chevron is actually a good conduct badge and many more than...
Forum: General Topics. 03-07-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By cbuehler
Well, it would seem that the early Seaforth...

Well, it would seem that the early Seaforth elephant had the trunk reaching the ground, if the book is correct.

CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By cbuehler
Unfortunately as mentioned, they are all bad. The...

Unfortunately as mentioned, they are all bad. The obverse of all of them is not what is expected, and the sliders are typical of repros. The KDG should be with slider, not lugs.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-07-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By cbuehler
They do appear to be original badges; at least...

They do appear to be original badges; at least they were. Heavily buffed, probably due to the crude method of fixing the brooches which discolored the metal.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-07-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By cbuehler
Aesthetically speaking, nothing short of...

Aesthetically speaking, nothing short of atrocious.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By cbuehler
The standard black badge looks fine from the...

The standard black badge looks fine from the front. A old sweat with the remains of the backing.

CB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-06-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By cbuehler
WW2 cloth shoulder title lot, pairs

For sale as a lot only. The Leicesters has a tiny bit of mothing, otherwise mint.
Essex are perfect and the scarce large size fonts. The two at bottom are early post war and thrown in for good...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By cbuehler
The helmets are facing each other with flashes...

The helmets are facing each other with flashes obviously on different sides.
If they are all from the same unit, could they be wearing a pair of flashes differing on each side of the helmet? ...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-06-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,353
Posted By cbuehler
A typical Indian made cast badge. Has all the...

A typical Indian made cast badge. Has all the signs of a period piece.

CB

Revision: This badge is very typical of Indian make. The integral lugs and pin on style indicate this. However, as the...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By cbuehler
The small false embroidery type T were sometimes...

The small false embroidery type T were sometimes worn on the shoulder straps of mess dress or blue patrols if bullion wire was not.
All of the buttons appear to be officer, the reverse would...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-06-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By cbuehler
That may be the finest example of this badge that...

That may be the finest example of this badge that I have seen.

CB
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By cbuehler
Yes, the only real difference between ORs and the...

Yes, the only real difference between ORs and the officer badges as shown on my doublet, is that they are gilded.
The larger elephant as shown in the original post is probably not for an officer.
...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By cbuehler
As a Pagri flash collector, I am curious about...

As a Pagri flash collector, I am curious about those FSH flashes. Can't make them out, but would assume the lozenge shaped one to be RHA and the square a different regiment? The regular field...
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By cbuehler
Here is a Seaforth officer elephant in situ, and...

Here is a Seaforth officer elephant in situ, and an OR to the right for comparison.
Both are the same size and do not have the trunk attached to the ground.
I also believe that the Connaught...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By cbuehler
I have noted this seller as well. Bad stuff. ...

I have noted this seller as well. Bad stuff.

CB
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By cbuehler
I have dealt with Mr. Shotton on several...

I have dealt with Mr. Shotton on several occasions in the past. An old and well regarded name in this hobby.

CB
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By cbuehler
Curious that these may be post ww2 badges with...

Curious that these may be post ww2 badges with that style of construction.
Any further clarification on this matter?

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By cbuehler
Here is another Irish clunker. Note the horrible...

Here is another Irish clunker. Note the horrible POW feathers, off center application and off center slider as well. Must have had a few too many the night before. But a perfectly original badge with...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 27-06-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By cbuehler
RASC to my eye. CB

RASC to my eye.

CB
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-06-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By cbuehler
That is the 10th Hussars tent cap badge. Not worn...

That is the 10th Hussars tent cap badge. Not worn by any other regiment to my knowledge.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By cbuehler
Hi Leo, A simple search on this forum will...

Hi Leo,
A simple search on this forum will answer your question. There are many maker variations as the badge was worn for a long time.

CB
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By cbuehler
Just not sure about these. The first (left) might...

Just not sure about these. The first (left) might be OK as some of the RSDG badges were made with a solid back, but it does not have the expected uneven wings. The second I would not be interested...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By cbuehler
I don't know. The first one looks OK, but for the...

I don't know. The first one looks OK, but for the missing voids on the stems at the base. The lugs are old and not typical of restrikes.

CB
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-06-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By cbuehler
WTB; RMF fur cap grenade, dealers?

All,
Need an ORs RMF fur cap grenade, if any members have one to spare, or if any know of a dealer that might have one.
Thanks,

CB
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