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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Alan O
Rob You might try mounting them on a cloth...

Rob

You might try mounting them on a cloth square and then gluing that to the board?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-04-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Alan O
It could date from anytime mid 1900's to the...

It could date from anytime mid 1900's to the 1950s.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 18-04-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By Alan O
Unlike the actress, the recruits wear the badge...

Unlike the actress, the recruits wear the badge lowered down so the bottom edge is nearer the headband. This is why the sliders are usually found cut shorter on ones that have been worn by recruits.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-04-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 903
Posted By Alan O
If you are happy with it in your collection then...

If you are happy with it in your collection then that's fine. For me I would not have one in my collection but that's just my opinion.

Scottish Regtl badges is a very dated an incorrect...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 17-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Alan O
The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions Royal Scots were...

The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions Royal Scots were all in Egypt in 1916.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-04-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Alan O
I would be prepared to pay 20 for such a damaged...

I would be prepared to pay 20 for such a damaged badge. The seller is not getting that money for a perfect example!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 903
Posted By Alan O
Not everything in museums is original...

Not everything in museums is original unfortunately and those badges are both not of a design I would recognise as WW1. There was not an official all brass KOSB badge authorised for production.
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-04-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Alan O
The loops versus slider is datable by the type of...

The loops versus slider is datable by the type of hat in use. In 1902 the new k/c badge was lugged for the FSC (side cap). The introduction of the new Pattern (NP), popularly known as the Brodrick,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-04-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Alan O
Collars were generally lugged whilst the blades...

Collars were generally lugged whilst the blades were for cap badges.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-04-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 903
Posted By Alan O
Brass WW1 badge? Why was this made? Alan

Brass WW1 badge? Why was this made?

Alan
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-04-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Alan O
I do have one just have not added it to the album.

I do have one just have not added it to the album.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-04-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Alan O
I have seen one but the thing was a fake with the...

I have seen one but the thing was a fake with the crown added to a K/C badge. A fantasy badge that was not worn as the full sized badge came with the new caps after the K/C was introduced.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 12-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By Alan O
[/URL]https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memori...

[/URL]https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/42247

In WW1 the school was known as Arnold House School and the badge had AH in it.The badge in post 1 is missing the H so post dates the war...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-04-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Alan O
Wanted OTC and CCF cap badges

If anyone has any OTC or CCF badges not in my albums then please drop me a line.
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 11-04-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Alan O
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrUGLiPXQAAfFPM?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrUGLiPXQAAfFPM?format=jpg&name=large

Here is the Colton's cadet corps cap badge in use in 1915. The image is not clear but when magnified the curve of the dolphin can...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 07-04-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By Alan O
Both were also worn by Cardiff UOTC.

Both were also worn by Cardiff UOTC.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-04-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Alan O
I would have thought the tie would have been the...

I would have thought the tie would have been the 264 one? I knew 2 2Lts in the late 1980's and they wore the 264 tie at every opportunity! One ended up as OC 264 and retired recently as a Colonel. ...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Alan O
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-04-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Alan O
Probably OK and just not that well made.

Probably OK and just not that well made.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-04-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Alan O
The Norfolk yeomanry badges were much larger.

The Norfolk yeomanry badges were much larger.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Alan O
KRRC is a copy. The solid crown and slider shape.

KRRC is a copy. The solid crown and slider shape.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-04-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Alan O
The slider looks modern to me

The slider looks modern to me
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-04-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Alan O
Not that I am aware of.

Not that I am aware of.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Alan O
See Wilkinson's book later editions that states...

See Wilkinson's book later editions that states the mis ID in Vol 1.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-04-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Alan O
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