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Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Frank Kelley
Anyone, any thoughts on the use of this back...

Anyone, any thoughts on the use of this back stamp?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, many thanks, just from the photographs, my...

Okay, many thanks, just from the photographs, my thoughts would be that it is interesting to note the first flaw, on the first letter T in the word Scottish, which appears to be so much worse on the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very clearly, something becomes extant at the...

Very clearly, something becomes extant at the particular point in time that it was actually manufactured, the issue here is that point in time.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-07-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Frank Kelley
The badge concerned certainly predates the...

The badge concerned certainly predates the interwar war period.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By Frank Kelley
Also, does the badge on the blue background have...

Also, does the badge on the blue background have a plate to it's reverse?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'd forgotten about this thread, okay, so the...

I'd forgotten about this thread, okay, so the badge with the blue background and the second flaw, next to the cross, is spurious, but, the others are original?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Frank Kelley
"Made from brass and from the First World...

"Made from brass and from the First World War":confused:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-06-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,353
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not a badge that I would rush to buy without it...

Not a badge that I would rush to buy without it being in a group to a particular soldier, preferably with an AB64, notwithstanding, you do see plenty of examples that were made in both North Africa...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-06-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, I see, well fifty quid was certainly a...

Okay, I see, well fifty quid was certainly a bargain.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-06-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By Frank Kelley
Agreed, it is nice and scarce.

Agreed, it is nice and scarce.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Frank Kelley
Was it expensive?:eek:

Was it expensive?:eek:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Frank Kelley
I certainly would not describe it as a very good...

I certainly would not describe it as a very good copy!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would think a brace of originals could be...

I would think a brace of originals could be found, without too much difficulty for the same sort of money, or, I dare say perhaps a little less.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice Jerry, a little piece of history, me...

Very nice Jerry, a little piece of history, me thinks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not an exact matching pair, notwithstanding, they...

Not an exact matching pair, notwithstanding, they face and could have been worn together.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Frank Kelley
Over seven hundred quid, if current circumstances...

Over seven hundred quid, if current circumstances were different, you could certainly have a good night out!:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By Frank Kelley
A member of this forum too!:eek:

A member of this forum too!:eek:
Forum: Military Buttons 28-06-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,425
Posted By Frank Kelley
What about GAUNT LONDON ENG ?

What about GAUNT LONDON ENG ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By Frank Kelley
At least you have an example!

At least you have an example!
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,804
Posted By Frank Kelley
Can you imagine the result if they had made a...

Can you imagine the result if they had made a limited edition with a certificate dedicated to a casualty?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-06-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Frank Kelley
Firmin made a great many die cast cap and collar...

Firmin made a great many die cast cap and collar badges for RFC officers to wear upon SD, but, their plate is a rather unusual thing to see on the reverse of a collar badge.
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Frank Kelley
Perhaps put it back where it was found!:D

Perhaps put it back where it was found!:D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just out of interest, what sort of cap was it,...

Just out of interest, what sort of cap was it, did it show any signs of ever having another badge upon it and where is it now?
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Frank Kelley
I take you are not familiar with badges from this...

I take you are not familiar with badges from this manufacturer, their badges were actually of quite good quality compared with some others, copper wire loops were normal, I would not say they were...
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Frank Kelley
Thirty six quid, as cheap as chips and a bobby...

Thirty six quid, as cheap as chips and a bobby dazzler me thinks, it's worth rather more, get bidding and good luck.
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