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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-05-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,236
Posted By gb64
What about this one all white metal??I’ve had it...

What about this one all white metal??I’ve had it years and forgotten about it until this thread came up, it’s a solid badge and looks good but, slider fitted no evidence of lugs and for some reason...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 15-05-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By gb64
PM sent Gerard

PM sent

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-05-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By gb64
[QUOTE=Mike H;579022]Edwardian Rifle Brigade FSC...

[QUOTE=Mike H;579022]Edwardian Rifle Brigade FSC size.[/QUOTE
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 02-05-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By gb64
Hello Nick, I’d say cap badge is the Royal Army...

Hello Nick, I’d say cap badge is the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, post WW11 I think by the uniform?? hopefully someone can find some information on him for you.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-04-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By gb64
Morning Chris, the second badge is definitely an...

Morning Chris, the second badge is definitely an iffy one, the first one is also i think :confused: but others more in the know will confirm I'm sure.


Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-04-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By gb64
I have a photo of my Grandad WW1 , he was in the...

I have a photo of my Grandad WW1 , he was in the Royal Horse Artillery and wearing the same “white” lanyard .

Gerard
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 05-04-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By gb64
Are they black buttons? Rifle Brigade? Gerard

Are they black buttons? Rifle Brigade?

Gerard
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 03-04-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By gb64
Hello Caroline, welcome, as Alan has said Machine...

Hello Caroline, welcome, as Alan has said Machine Gun Corps, a little info on this regiment https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machine_Gun_Corps

There are a few H G Smiths ( MGR) on the Commonwealth...
Forum: Off topic 30-03-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,881
Posted By gb64
Also Hackney was one of the first areas of London...

Also Hackney was one of the first areas of London to have been bombed by Germany in WW1
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 24-03-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By gb64
Indeed thanks , great information Gerard

Indeed thanks , great information

Gerard
Forum: Off topic 21-03-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,881
Posted By gb64
I could show you some lovely choice places in...

I could show you some lovely choice places in London that would give Luton a run for its money , I’ve worked all over London, Luton and many more places besides, like a lot of places you’ve got...
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By gb64
Sad to hear this news , a nice man, my...

Sad to hear this news , a nice man, my condolences to his family and friends.

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By gb64
Welcome to this great forum, plenty of...

Welcome to this great forum, plenty of knowledgable collectors here to help, and as said the cap badge looks a good genuine example.

Gerard
Forum: General Topics 26-02-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By gb64
Appreciate that Leigh, PM sent Gerard

Appreciate that Leigh, PM sent

Gerard
Forum: General Topics 26-02-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By gb64
Thanks all, I was just trying to find out some...

Thanks all, I was just trying to find out some information on my maternal grandfather who I know was gassed in WW1 and have just been given a photo of him I’d never seen and it shows a wound stripe,...
Forum: General Topics 21-02-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By gb64
Wound Stripe information

Does anyone know if any records are available to the issue of the WW1 wound stripe to individual soldiers ? Thanks

Gerard
Forum: General Topics. 20-02-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By gb64
Hi Arnhem, similar badges but different...

Hi Arnhem, similar badges but different regiments, the 20th was one of the London Regiments , not a rare badge particularly,...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 12-02-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By gb64
I thought they were worn on both shoulders? ...

I thought they were worn on both shoulders?

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-02-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By gb64
Not my area of collecting but looks like a US...

Not my area of collecting but looks like a US Marine Corp collar badge , I’m sure others will confirm.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-02-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By gb64
Nice looking couple of badges, as Luke said both...

Nice looking couple of badges, as Luke said both good.


Gerard.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-02-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,965
Posted By gb64
Now I wouldn’t want to try to explain that one to...

Now I wouldn’t want to try to explain that one to the wife :eek::eek::eek:

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-01-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By gb64
Unfortunately I think they are all bad , for a...

Unfortunately I think they are all bad , for a lot of the reasons you say, also poor detail, modern sliders etc , hopefully others will confirm.

Gerard
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-01-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By gb64
Looks like APC Army Pay Corps ?? Gerard

Looks like APC Army Pay Corps ??

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 01-01-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By gb64
Hello Jim, the book mentioned and most other...

Hello Jim, the book mentioned and most other books do contain some mistakes unfortunately, this being one of them, as Luke said the badge is a fake

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 27-12-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By gb64
Hello Emily, happy Christmas,funny coincidence...

Hello Emily, happy Christmas,funny coincidence I've just seen the surname of Spong and i have just finished some work for a customer of mine with the same surname !! they live in Aston End in...
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