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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 31-10-20, 11:52 AM
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Views: 438
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Sorry Alan, maybe I should have said the use of...

Sorry Alan, maybe I should have said the use of the white metal which was nickel based was the big reason for all brass......hence why having the white metal scroll is still odd.......
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi all....and thanks for the warm welcome back....

Hi all....and thanks for the warm welcome back. Can't say I'll have the time I once had to be on as much, due to other hobbies taking my time....but glad to be back and popping by now and again.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-10-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Cheers chaps, yes Gerard, glad to be back and...

Cheers chaps, yes Gerard, glad to be back and all's well mate........and I thought as much on the question..........I must try and get a full complete list of all econ's so I can try and get them...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-10-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By LONGSHANKS
LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS -ECON?

Hello all....been a long time since I posted or asked a question. I'm out of the loop and forgotten much I gleaned in the past since 2014 when I dropped out of the collecting lark...but back..:)
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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-10-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Billy..... I'm good thanks, and yes it's been...

Hi Billy..... I'm good thanks, and yes it's been a while. Decided to add the badge collecting back in as a back burner hobby in the these lockdown days. Starting to look into my collection where I...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Not too sure on the other two at present, but the...

Not too sure on the other two at present, but the St Pancras one is very nice, and spot on. I have the same.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=712&pictureid=92247
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Forum: The Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun) 23-11-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,949
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Spitace, here's the badge Badgecollector...

Hi Spitace, here's the badge Badgecollector mentioned for reference with both markings.

Regards

Simon.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 01-04-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By LONGSHANKS
here's one I have up Colin. Off a Great War...

here's one I have up Colin. Off a Great War Trophy belt.

Simon.

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=2404&pictureid=79240
Forum: Off topic 25-03-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,274
Posted By LONGSHANKS
The procession was fine, but a disgrace that the...

The procession was fine, but a disgrace that the nation couldn't foot the bill as he was a King of England........and the last Martial King. Leicester did what they could on a budget.

If they did...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-03-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Ivan, do you or does anyone have a confirmed...

Hi Ivan, do you or does anyone have a confirmed original to post.

Simon.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-02-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Jack.....from what I have picked up on here...

Hi Jack.....from what I have picked up on here the gap between the two top verticals of the H should be there, it should be filled in. I would lean towards not a good one. I may be wrong and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-02-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,060
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Thanks all for the input. Cheers Dave for the...

Thanks all for the input. Cheers Dave for the I.D. So Trinidad and Tobago now off the list to get for the Empire collection.

Thanks again, and you all have a good day.

Regards
Simon
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,060
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Eddie, is this the badge your referring to as...

Hi Eddie, is this the badge your referring to as the colonial period Nigerian - customs or border police. I did the search on Google, but this design didn't pop up. I just want to confirm if it is,...
Forum: Off topic 08-01-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,777
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Forum: Off topic 08-01-15, 05:26 PM
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Forum: Off topic 08-01-15, 04:50 PM
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Forum: Off topic 08-01-15, 03:59 PM
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Ah, that's a good suggestion Phil. It could have...

Ah, that's a good suggestion Phil. It could have been the centre decoration to a belt buckle or maybe cross belt.

Simon.
Forum: Off topic 07-01-15, 06:56 PM
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Phil, how you; hope all is well. Most...

Hi Phil, how you; hope all is well.

Most probably not even British, but for a tenner; I had to get it just incase. It's interesting as the lugs were a later addition as it use to have a single...
Forum: Off topic 07-01-15, 03:42 PM
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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Roger, really appreciate your input there. ...

Hi Roger, really appreciate your input there.

Many thanks.

Simon.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-01-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By LONGSHANKS
UNKNOWN - GALLEON BADGE, COLONIAL?

Hello all, good afternoon and a Happy New year.

Took a chance on this one as it was being sold by a seller with other colonial badges.

I have no clue, and wanted to ask. Does anyone have an...
Forum: Off topic 02-12-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By LONGSHANKS
I myself being in the ad industry for 20 years...

I myself being in the ad industry for 20 years felt it was a superb commercial. Expertly filmed with a missing simplicity and quality that many a multi-million dollar epic out of Hollywood would kill...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-11-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By LONGSHANKS
Hi Dave I did some looking yesterday. I...

Hi Dave

I did some looking yesterday. I found one for sale on a South African auction site. He didn't have a description of what it was other than what is seen on the badge. But.....maybe one...
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