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Forum: General Topics. Today, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By manchesters
Paddy, he is entitled to a 1915 Trio, see...

Paddy,

he is entitled to a 1915 Trio, see his Medal Index Card and SWB card attached.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 129
Posted By manchesters
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By manchesters
I cant imagine there are any others to compare it...

I cant imagine there are any others to compare it with that have sold in recent years.

An item so old and so rare is a once in a lifetime opportunity and the seller has the advantage.

If you...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By manchesters
Look Here- ...

Look Here-

http://www.castlemilitaria.com/shop.php#prettyPhoto

Appearing as genuine on dealers sites already!!! 24th Manchester Regiment

regards
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By manchesters
To be the Devils Advocate, I believe that...

To be the Devils Advocate, I believe that something else is going on.

I think its a fake, and that it is from a very worn die and has been artificially aged.

Polishing would create a more...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By manchesters
Its genuine and a nice badge, but, very very...

Its genuine and a nice badge, but, very very common, dont know why.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 284
Posted By manchesters
Yes, I can confirm its a fake. regards

Yes, I can confirm its a fake.

regards
Forum: Other Military Topics Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By manchesters
Here you go

Here you go
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-05-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By manchesters
Its standard on Officers badges and occasional on...

Its standard on Officers badges and occasional on O/R's badges.

regards
Forum: Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Royal Signals. 06-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By manchesters
Post WW2 beret badge. 1948 from memory ...

Post WW2 beret badge. 1948 from memory


regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-05-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By manchesters
Thanks Paul, problem solved. regards

Thanks Paul, problem solved.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-05-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By manchesters
Can anyone assist? regards

Can anyone assist?

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-05-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By manchesters
He is Cheshire Regiment regards

He is Cheshire Regiment

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 04-05-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By manchesters
Something wrong here withe dates, ages, could you...

Something wrong here withe dates, ages, could you clarify please.

"The first man was born in 1907 and died in 1931 age 34, if he enlisted at the age of 18, the earliest that the photograph could...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By manchesters
I am happy that the RND naming on the 1914 Star...

I am happy that the RND naming on the 1914 Star (Official Style No.2) is what I would expect to see in both content, style and execution.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By manchesters
George, Nice 1914 star, but as for the...

George,

Nice 1914 star, but as for the badge, I feel its a copy.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By manchesters
Or Lancashire or Hampshire.

Or Lancashire or Hampshire.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By manchesters
Just to add to the mix, here is one I have. ...

Just to add to the mix, here is one I have.

Lovely silver/gilt from the front.

Drilled hole between head and neck like the others.

But to the rear, loops (one missing) and the Gilt scroll...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-05-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By manchesters
A photograph of the front and back would be...

A photograph of the front and back would be helpful.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 02-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By manchesters
No difference at all. Both identical. ...

No difference at all. Both identical.

regards
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 02-05-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By manchesters
I am no expert but they all seem to be made in...

I am no expert but they all seem to be made in the identical fashion, despite being RFC,RAF, AFC etc. Are they genuine?

The 29.4% fees put me off bidding on anything I am afraid. Plus 15.00...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-04-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By manchesters
The TF badge is OK. The HAC has lost a...

The TF badge is OK.

The HAC has lost a mounted wheel, hence the two holes.

HANTS is probably a St. John Ambulance title.

regards
Forum: The Home Front 29-04-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By manchesters
William Mills was certainly involved in the...

William Mills was certainly involved in the patent for the first Hand Grenade No. 5, see first page of his patent below.

However I believe his company that he set up was the Mills Munitions...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By manchesters
Another Major League seller of FAKES on Ebay.

Hello,

I noticed this 'fantasy' badge on ebay, Royal Horse Artillery.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/393277482160?hash=item5b912a24b0:g:xIEAAOSwsWRgfYeV

I checked out his other 1,814 badges on...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-04-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By manchesters
Kevin, The badge you show was worn by the...

Kevin,

The badge you show was worn by the 7th (TF) Battalion The Manchester Regiment, that is a 100% fact.

What is incorrect is the designation of 'Ardwick', which is nothing to do with it at...
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