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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 454
Posted By Alex Rice
I think the 4/5 Seaforths is ok. I have one which...

I think the 4/5 Seaforths is ok. I have one which came from a good source.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 06-05-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Tweed The reply from my friend. "Matthews...

Hi Tweed
The reply from my friend.
"Matthews also made solid back W/M and chrome badges - none of the above had their stamp on - their stamp was quite common on some early Zim badges."
Yours must...
Forum: Army 06-05-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Alex Rice
There are quite a number of collectors down here...

There are quite a number of collectors down here in South Africa who are very knowledgeable on Rhodesian badges. :D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-05-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Alex Rice
Unfortunately the XXII Dragoons is a repro. The...

Unfortunately the XXII Dragoons is a repro. The numerals should be voided and there should be a void between the 'D' and the scroll.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-05-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Terry & CB Fantastic, thanks! Cheers, ...

Hi Terry & CB
Fantastic, thanks!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Colin, I didn't know that. Cheers, Alex

Thanks Colin, I didn't know that.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-05-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 802
Posted By Alex Rice
Not Royal Fusiliers, Royal Scots Fusiliers in...

Not Royal Fusiliers, Royal Scots Fusiliers in post #33. I would like a second opinion but I would pass on it. I don't like the lugs or the colour.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Alex Rice
Hi Bill Thanks. Looking at the embroidery, the...

Hi Bill
Thanks. Looking at the embroidery, the 'D' definitely looks newer than the other letters.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-05-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Alex Rice
Excellent, thanks again.

Excellent, thanks again.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-05-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks N18, I see the difference now. I don't...

Thanks N18, I see the difference now. I don't collect patches so don't know much about them at all.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Alex Rice
Fantastic, thanks guys!

Fantastic, thanks guys!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Gary!

Thanks Gary!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks SY. Should have worked out the Lord...

Thanks SY. Should have worked out the Lord Strathcona's Horse one, seems obvious now!
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Alex Rice
Thanks Rob, good to find out that info. Cheers,...

Thanks Rob, good to find out that info.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Alex Rice
Info on shoulder titles please

Hi All
Can somebody please ID these?
Wiltshire - Is it Wiltshire Regiment or Yeomanry?
Lincoln - Lincs Reg or Yeo?
Devon - Devonshire Reg or Yeo?
LdSH - Canadian?
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Alex Rice
Formation Signs and Patches for ID

Hi All
Can anyone ID all of these for me please? The only reference book I have doesn't show very many formation signs.
Thanks, cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-05-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Alex Rice
Just to resurrect this thread, here is a printed...

Just to resurrect this thread, here is a printed Polar Bear formation sign which is on the nurses cape I posted here:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=84625

I would say...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-05-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 802
Posted By Alex Rice
I would pass on the Royal Scots Fusiliers badge,...

I would pass on the Royal Scots Fusiliers badge, but I can't actually say it is a fake, just looks wrong to me.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-05-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Alex Rice
Either the RHA has been relugged or it is a fake...

Either the RHA has been relugged or it is a fake in my opinion. I have a couple which are die cast, not die stamped, so don't know this pattern.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Alex Rice
I really have no idea. I have had my own one for...

I really have no idea. I have had my own one for over 20 years but expect they could fetch anything from 25-30.
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 213
Posted By Alex Rice
Nice badges, well done!

Nice badges, well done!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Alex Rice
The S(crown & anchor)A ribbon was worn by South...

The S(crown & anchor)A ribbon was worn by South African Woman's Naval Service (SWANS) ratings in WWII. Strangely enough, they seem to be more common than the ones worn by males, which was SA(crown &...
Forum: General Topics. 03-05-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Alex Rice
More questions. I am trying to find out the name...

More questions. I am trying to find out the name of the original owner from the seller but so from only have Edith somebody or other. Is the 1309 number on the label perhaps a service number? ...
Forum: Army 03-05-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Alex Rice
I am no expert on Rhodie badges but am not aware...

I am no expert on Rhodie badges but am not aware of whether MM made badges which weren't marked. It may just be a copy made from an MM badge.
I will ask a friend who has an huge collection of Rhodie...
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Alex Rice
Yes, totally. I don't think I could bring myself...

Yes, totally. I don't think I could bring myself to break it up.
Cheers,
Alex
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