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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 24-03-21, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Nyles
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 24-03-21, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Nyles
19th Alberta Dragoons Gaunt Montreal

I picked up this 19th Alberta Dragoons badge today - I believe it’s CEF era but the online Booker reference I typically refer to doesn’t list any marked by Gaunt Montreal, just Gaunt London. Anyone...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 28-01-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By Nyles
Wild supposition here without any sources to back...

Wild supposition here without any sources to back it up, but given that the old RIC wore the same badge as the RUC, is it possible the slidered badges date from the rapid expansion of the RIC during...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-01-21, 09:41 PM
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Views: 202
Posted By Nyles
North Irish Horse

I picked this one up awhile back out of an unsorted bin at my local shop. Any thoughts on it? I seem to recall reading that lugged badges with unvoided strings were issued in WW2 but canít seem to...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 20-01-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Nyles
Thoughts on Strats badge

Hi all, I picked this Strats badge up from a dealer recently, I believe itís a good CEF era badge but Iím not an expert on these and am looking for a second opinion.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-01-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Nyles
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 18-01-21, 09:47 PM
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Views: 284
Posted By Nyles
Connaught Rangers

Any thoughts on this one? I like the voiding and the reinforcements but not the heavy edges on the back.
Forum: Infantry 19-08-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Nyles
Happy birthday to me - 13th, 16th & Newfoundland Regiment

Just received these in the mail - I promised the girlfriend Iíd invest the profits from selling our old house, but I had to get something for myself!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Nyles
Thanks! I bought it - my Canadian Cavalry Brigade...

Thanks! I bought it - my Canadian Cavalry Brigade set is almost complete.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Nyles
Iíve noticed the same with them - generally have...

Iíve noticed the same with them - generally have more faith in their Canadian stuff but Iíve noticed a lot of suspect British badges.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Nyles
2nd KEH

Looking at this from a pretty big Canadian seller - thoughts?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-01-20, 08:57 PM
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Views: 294
Posted By Nyles
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-01-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Nyles
Hertfordshire Yeomanry Opinions Please

Just picked this up in a group, thoughts?
Forum: General Topics 24-12-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Nyles
Great info, thanks! Too bad about the holes in it...

Great info, thanks! Too bad about the holes in it then, but I really just bought the lot for a 5 CMR badge so this is a bonus!
Forum: General Topics 23-12-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Nyles
Weird one

Got this in a lot today, anyone ever seen one like it? My first thought is a fantasy badge, but for what? Iím surprised itís Scully marked.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Nyles
Plated Kingís Own Royal Regiment

Picked this up today for my WW2 RAC display. It was cheap enough that Iím happy with it just as a placeholder, but any change itís real for 107 Regt RAC?
Forum: Infantry 06-08-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Nyles
102nd CEF - cap or collar?

Picked this up today, canít decide if itís a big collar or small cap badge. Measures approximately 35 x 40mm. Thoughts?
Forum: Infantry 20-07-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Nyles
Cast RMR?

Picked this up cheap from a fuzzy picture on eBay, front looks nice but the back looks cast. My first thought is usually fake but why bother fake this? Anyone seen one similar?
Forum: Infantry 16-07-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Nyles
http://www.royalmontrealregiment.com/history/brass...

http://www.royalmontrealregiment.com/history/brass-badges-the-badges-and-insignia-of-the-royal-montreal-regiment-1914-2014/

With the narrow leaves and dots in the motto, that would be the WW2...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Nyles
Canadian Machine Gun badge

I bought this off eBay - mislabeled, dark low res picture, obviously coated with something, but cheap enough I figured it was worth taking a chance on. Now that Iíve got it Iím thinking obvious fake...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 13-05-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Nyles
I had not, but I have a friend who works with...

I had not, but I have a friend who works with their museum look at it for me. Thanks for the reference!
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-05-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Nyles
1916 Pattern Fort Garry Horse

Picked this up today in trade for some kit I no longer needed.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 11-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Nyles
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Infantry 25-04-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Nyles
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Infantry 25-04-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Nyles
25th CEF

I got this as a thank you gift from a friend - I figured it was a restrike given where she got it but was surprised it was Tiptaft marked. Any thoughts all?
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