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Forum: Indian Badges Yesterday, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Khyber
3rd Gurkha badge

Arrived from Dehradun. Dealer said might be silver but don't think so, but genuine old badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-01-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Khyber
Gurkha brooch badge

Would this be a genuine Gurkha regimental item?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Old-Silver-Indian-Gurkha-Crossed-Daggers-Brooch-Badge-/153787368783
Forum: Indian Badges 06-01-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By Khyber
Hi Piffer. This is the real thing. Kev's badge...

Hi Piffer. This is the real thing. Kev's badge may well have been cast from such an example. Ive seen cast copies to many Indian regiments but not one to the 15th though. Always a bit iffy therefore....
Forum: Indian Badges 04-01-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By Khyber
Hi Piffer, Yes the badge is a cast badge and...

Hi Piffer,
Yes the badge is a cast badge and the usual ones I've seen are die struck British made. As i told Kev, the reverse does not look great and it's been probably cast locally in India. But...
Forum: Indian Badges 04-01-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By Khyber
No Kev, not exactly. These badges were definitely...

No Kev, not exactly. These badges were definitely not around during the Mutiny and in the years immediately afterwards. I think the practise of Indian regiments wearing insignia such as Pagri badges...
Forum: Indian Badges 03-01-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By Khyber
Loodianah is fine. That is also the spelling used...

Loodianah is fine. That is also the spelling used for the city in books/references in the mid to late 19th century.
There are also mutiny medals named to the Regiment of Loodianah which later was...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 18-12-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Khyber
yes of course! Should have thought about it.. ...

yes of course!
Should have thought about it..
Missed it earlier once in India, hopefully with my luck it will turn up again..
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 10-12-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By Khyber
Simon, Ashok tells me they had both horn and...

Simon, Ashok tells me they had both horn and metal buttons painted black. Have asked him to send a photo if he can locate them in his collection. Will share if I get it.
Sunil
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 07-12-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By Khyber
Am not sure Simon, but think i have somewhere...

Am not sure Simon, but think i have somewhere seen a metal Burma Rifles button. Or maybe it was Mayo College which is very similar.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-12-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Khyber
pm sent re IHC badge

pm sent re IHC badge
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Hi Sean I have seen this on an Australian...

Hi Sean
I have seen this on an Australian militaria site earlier. No idea what it is but probably post colonial period. Some government department no doubt..C(?) Transport, Central Telegraph??...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
None really scarcey. The really good one I would...

None really scarcey. The really good one I would say is the Port Sudan which is one of my favourites. All these turn up off and on except the Frontier Constabulary which is a litte hard to come by....
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Thanks Simon, I promise you that if I find...

Thanks Simon, I promise you that if I find another you will have it. I owe you one for the Sudan badge. I actually got the badge from a fellow forum member in the UK.

I'm always planning my next...
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Burma police belt buckle.

Burma police belt buckle.
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 26-11-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Thanks Simon: ) Yes i need to have them...

Thanks Simon: )
Yes i need to have them properly mounted. This is a temporary thing. Still short of at least couple Victorian badges Also have a belt buckle which i will post.
Forum: Indian Badges 25-11-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Khyber
Yes, Ive seen that one too...Don't recall the...

Yes, Ive seen that one too...Don't recall the details but it was a railway journey thing. It was in Ghazipur. Another place to visit!
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 24-11-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Khyber
Burma Police and P&T badges

My Burma Police badges. Also a Burma P&T badge. Also a small Victorian Madras Police button!
Forum: Indian Badges 24-11-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Khyber
India opium department

Hello everyone,

There used to be an Opium Department in India in colonial days. If i recall correctly, George Orwell's father worked for them in Bihar.

Has anyone ever seen or know of a badge...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-11-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Khyber
It's a lot of money! I wouldn't and couldn't have...

It's a lot of money! I wouldn't and couldn't have paid that much, but then there are specialist collectors..As i said in an earlier post some one has been buying up a lot of Malay badges, police and...
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-11-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Khyber
Buttons

Buttons
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 21-11-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Khyber
Kelantan Volunteer Rifles badge

Sold on ebay last week for 476 GBP. A lovely badge that I would have loved to have. Saving photo here for reference/record.
Forum: Civilian Services: Police, Prison Service, Fire Brigade, Merchant Navy, etc. 17-11-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Khyber
Second most likely Burma Police

Second most likely Burma Police
Forum: Indian Badges 17-11-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By Khyber
Will try to get. Thanks

Will try to get. Thanks
Forum: Indian Badges 17-11-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By Khyber
What button GVR or GIPR

Is this a GIPR button? Or something else
Forum: Colonial Police and Paramilitary Badges 16-11-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Khyber
Anyway, eBay have stopped the selling of Police...

Anyway, eBay have stopped the selling of Police badges (and Military ones too). I see some still manage to beat the system, but even after a sale has been made eBay will still the listing. That...
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