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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Sonofacqms
12th Lancers

Thanks for the replies, a badge that I have never been sure about, I think I will keep it as a curiosity until further evidence arrives.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-11-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Sonofacqms
Queens crown 12th Lancers

Another badge from the collection I recently bought, having read Laurie Archer's note on this badge he thought it was possibly for private purchase, but Laurie wrote these notes a long time ago and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-11-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 281
Posted By Sonofacqms
Dragoon helmets

Stunning, thanks for sharing.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-11-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Sonofacqms
Wink Dealers stock

Unfortunately when a military themed series appears on TV the demand for the appropriate badges becomes more acute. When Foyle's War was on TV a dealer friend of mine was desperate for MTTC badges as...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-11-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Sonofacqms
AVC

"Warhorse" has a lot to answer for . . !

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-11-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Sonofacqms
Army Veterinary Corps

Alan, thanks for letting me know you have one, I have never seen another before.

Rob
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-11-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Sonofacqms
49th West Riding Reconnaissance Regt

Alan,
Agreed, the soldered on are far easier to fake.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-11-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Sonofacqms
AVC

Luke,
Thanks for your reply I am sure there must be many instances of badges worn that were never recorded, this one will go on my AVC board.

Rob
Forum: General Topics. 28-11-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Sonofacqms
Thanks chaps, I guess this badge has been...

Thanks chaps, I guess this badge has been completely ruined, I must look for another.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-11-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Sonofacqms
Army Veterinary Corps

Another badge that was included in the collection I recently bought, the Army Veterinary Corps in all brass. Was this badge ever issued as an economy?

Your thoughts welcome!

Regards Rob
Forum: General Topics. 28-11-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Sonofacqms
RTR badge

Phil, someone on the forum said it was an officers that had the frosting cleaned off which is what it looks like to me.
Forum: General Topics. 27-11-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Sonofacqms
Refurbishing silver gilt badges

I recently bought a collection of badges and among them was a QC Royal Tank Regt officers cap badge with the silver gilt polished off, any ideas how to restore the original finish?

All ideas...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-11-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Sonofacqms
49th West Riding Reconnaissance Regt

This article does not say whether the white rose was cut into the spear and lightning and soldered or just soldered onto the spear and lightning.

I have always thought that the rose should be...
Forum: Off topic 27-11-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Sonofacqms
Sad news, RIP Cedric Rob

Sad news, RIP Cedric

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-11-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions of Badges!!

Royal Scots £6.00 Under possible negotiation

Durham Light Infantry, £6.00

Worcestershire Regt, SOLD

PM me if any exchanges or interest.

Rob
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-11-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions of Badges!!

Humberside Police, QC, DOWLER.BIRMINGHAM on slider £6.00

Sussex Police, QC, FIRMIN.LONDON on slider £6.00

RAF QC, A/A, loops with a backplate £6.00

Belgian Engineers, loops N-S SOLD

PM me...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-11-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions of Badges!!

Royal Fusiliers, KC, SOLD

RAPC beret KC, J.R.GAUNT on slider SOLD

Essex Regt, BIM, SOLD

PM me if any exchanges or interest.

R
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-11-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Sonofacqms
Reductions!!!!!

Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps J.R.GAUNT B'HAM on slider £4.00

Adjutant General's Corps FIRMIN LONDON on slider £4.00

RAPC, QC, SMITH & WRIGHT LTD on slider, £4.00 ON HOLD

Royal...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-11-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Sonofacqms
Spare staybright badges

I have several spare staybright badges which I would like to sell, prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family please.

Comments on badges welcomed.

Queen Alexandra's Royal...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Sonofacqms
A few more spares

I have several spare badges which I would like to exchange or sell, if you have anything to exchange I will give that first chance, prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Sonofacqms
Spare badges

I have several spare badges which I would like to exchange or sell, if you have anything to exchange I will give that first chance, prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-11-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Sonofacqms
Some spares for sale or exchange

I have several spare badges which I would like to exchange or sell, if you have anything to exchange I will give that first chance, prices include UK postage, payment by paypal friends and family...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-11-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Sonofacqms
DERR

David,
No sign of this badge ever having had anything other than a slider fitted, only the circle and crown appear to be G/M, the rest has an overall patina which almost appears bronze.

One to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-11-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Sonofacqms
RTR

Chris, thanks for your thought on the RTR badge, it's a real pity that someone has polished off the front frosting, one I will keep until a better one comes my way.

Rob
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-11-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Sonofacqms
DERR

Thanks for your replies, the DERR is extremely well made IMO with an almost OSD type of finish, this is a badge I have never encountered before which is why I have put it up for inspection.

Not...
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