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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Luke H
A good photo Griff. I’ve the WM cap badge with...

A good photo Griff. I’ve the WM cap badge with the I removed, still seeking the GM one. Not too long ago I found a Dorset IY badge which had received similar ‘I’ transplant treatment.

The point I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 24
Posted By Luke H
Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry (QORGY)

I recently purchased the below slidered QORGY badge believing the type to be post-WW1.

However, searching Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry here and the web I was struck by just how many ‘collar’...
Forum: General Topics. Today, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Luke H
Not seen the like either. I have seen similar,...

Not seen the like either. I have seen similar, just the dragon in WM looped N-S. It was described as a volunteers officer’s pouch or possibly puggaree badge.

I agree it’s a lovely piece.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By Luke H
Remember when they were all listed as ‘lovely old...

Remember when they were all listed as ‘lovely old school’ badges. Clearly he finally realised most aren’t that old, or related to schools :D . The lovely part is also highly debatable! :confused:
Forum: General Topics. Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Luke H
There are 7th Hussars OSDs from the same die as...

There are 7th Hussars OSDs from the same die as all GM 1916 issue badges, the latter of which often exhibit 2 die flaws on the first E of QUEEN’S v’s none of a single flaw on the OSD.

Given that...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By Luke H
More of the ‘Ron’ collection sadly which has been...

More of the ‘Ron’ collection sadly which has been discussed several times already on here for it’s fake and fantasy items.

This one is definitely another duffer and also pure fantasy IMO.
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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Luke H
As BC says P indicates Silver Plated. A solid...

As BC says P indicates Silver Plated. A solid silver badge would be HM’ed or marked sterling etc. if marked. Also you would not get copper loops on a solid silver badge but they are found on plated...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Luke H
A lovely badge and glad you’ve landed one at a...

A lovely badge and glad you’ve landed one at a good price after such a long hunt.

Yes that’s right regarding the caps.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-11-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Luke H
I’ve been really quite disheartened by offerings...

I’ve been really quite disheartened by offerings of late, understand he’s winding down but that’s no excuse for some of what is hitting that site. There is practically an obvious repro on every page...
Forum: General Topics. 27-11-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,127
Posted By Luke H
Wonderful btns! Thanks.

Wonderful btns! Thanks.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 26-11-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By Luke H
Nice badge, well done. Who is the dealer out of...

Nice badge, well done. Who is the dealer out of curiosity as I don’t recognise the photography?

The NDH and QOOH badges are predominantly found on loops too. As ever with Yeomanry I don’t think...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-11-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Luke H
Or perhaps cast from one that did. Appears...

Or perhaps cast from one that did.

Appears to me from what I can see and information provided by Simon that it’s a made up ensemble of a post 1920s cap, an older looking cover and a spurious...
Forum: General Topics. 26-11-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,127
Posted By Luke H
A wish list... wiped out... late night auction......

A wish list... wiped out... late night auction... back home middle of the night... and yelled at... :D thought the thread was about badges ;)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-11-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,011
Posted By Luke H
IMO both are repros. The loops are not Victorian...

IMO both are repros. The loops are not Victorian and have feet. The construction is incorrect for the QVC period having a solid back with no braze holes or pinned parts, quite unlike any other...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-11-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Luke H
So far as I know a significant quantity of badges...

So far as I know a significant quantity of badges from the LRDG QM Store were discovered circa 2011 and came onto the market. I am no LRDG or SF collector but my understanding is they were all...
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By Luke H
Yum! Thanks for sharing Mark. I’d love a lozenge...

Yum! Thanks for sharing Mark. I’d love a lozenge plaque example so should your concerns ever reappear I shall gladly alleviate you of the affliction ;) .
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 25-11-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Luke H
You badge is original and nickel plated which are...

You badge is original and nickel plated which are thought to be the earlier versions.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Luke H
It’s a badge that has grown on me greatly over...

It’s a badge that has grown on me greatly over the years.

No doubt it lacks the more heraldically inspired and traditional features of most pre-1920s badge designs but it is actually very elegant...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-11-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Mark. Shamelessly I admit it is...

Thanks Mark.

Shamelessly I admit it is intentional. The more odd/funny things sound I find stick in the memory so hopefully they can serve as a subliminal aide-mémoire.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-11-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Luke H
The fake has the overly large and round petal...

The fake has the overly large and round petal surface which gives it an almost Mickey Mouse ear effect.
Forum: General Topics. 25-11-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By Luke H
Another couple nice ones for comparison. ...

Another couple nice ones for comparison.

This is only the second badge I’ve seen with the lozenge plaque aside from Neil Pearce’s example (2nd link, post #18).
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-11-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Luke H
In technicolour. Really quite stunning.

In technicolour.

Really quite stunning.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-11-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Luke H
Nice badge but at £950 very much on the high side...

Nice badge but at £950 very much on the high side IMO.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-11-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Luke H
The EviiiR badge is lovely. Nothing wrong there....

The EviiiR badge is lovely. Nothing wrong there. Very desirable badge, c.£250 on a dealer’s list.

Can you post better close ups of the GvR badge with more light, it’s similar to one I’ve seen...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-11-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Luke H
Well ‘M’ did re-use this die as it features in...

Well ‘M’ did re-use this die as it features in his catalogue. However with this one you beat him to it.

See my album ‘Martin Marsh Catalogue - £1.50 edition (Part II)’; p3; no. 268.
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