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Forum: General Topics. 27-05-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By akiko
Nothing wrong with the question or the article....

Nothing wrong with the question or the article. Research is trying to find the facts not covering some of them up.
Forum: Police 22-05-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By akiko
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 21-05-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By akiko
No Assistant Para Jump Instructor?

No Assistant Para Jump Instructor?
Forum: Police 21-05-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By akiko
Support Unit

BSAP Support Unit
Do you think this is genuine or a copy?
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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 20-03-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By akiko
My ex wife was once described as Sophia Loren....

My ex wife was once described as Sophia Loren. She wasn't.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 15-03-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By akiko
What about ebay? It's probably not a good idea to...

What about ebay? It's probably not a good idea to claim innocence when you've actually been caught out and the evidence was saved. January 2008 sounds like a good year don't you think?
How could...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-03-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By akiko
The person who makes fakes, sold fakes as genuine...

The person who makes fakes, sold fakes as genuine years ago and is a member of the forum. Funny as.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-01-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
I wonder why someone would sell something for...

I wonder why someone would sell something for US$806 less than they paid for it?
It's quite a fascinating story and I'm sure more will come out later.
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-01-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By akiko
My biggest problem is sorting through the...

My biggest problem is sorting through the misinformation that people then spam around the net as if was factual. I think it's got worse.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-01-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By akiko
I think the resident authority has gone.:)

I think the resident authority has gone.:)
Forum: New Zealand Badges 09-01-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By akiko
Yes I heard people can get shot and mugged on it.

Yes I heard people can get shot and mugged on it.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-01-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
There probably won't be any replies especially...

There probably won't be any replies especially now that the item has sold.

As I said earlier. If the badge is a fake then the buyer (swende) was conned and has now (knowingly or unknowingly)...
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 03-01-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By akiko
There were numerous makers and varying styles. I...

There were numerous makers and varying styles. I think a lot that are on sale are reproductions. The AWM has photos of a number of them.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-01-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By akiko
On the patch sold on ebay it shows two letters...

On the patch sold on ebay it shows two letters 'T' on the papillae when it should show the Arabic letters for '2' ie '22' for 22 SAS.
The one that I have that is original is detailed and in 2D while...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 31-12-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By akiko
The link may be OPSEC.

The link may be OPSEC.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-12-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
Possibly. It certainly has been relisted and has...

Possibly. It certainly has been relisted and has one bid on it.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-12-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
The LRDG badge sold for US$499.99 with one bid. ...

The LRDG badge sold for US$499.99 with one bid.
So the seller has shown a receipt where he paid US$1306 for the badge from James MacKenzie which he says is the one he listed on eBay.

If the badge...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 23-12-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By akiko
Yes thanks Phill, I knew most of that but that's...

Yes thanks Phill, I knew most of that but that's okay. I knew the maker of the original Alpha patches and have a copy of some of the drawings. I also have close up detailed photos of a lot of the...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-12-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By akiko
Hi Phil, Interesting I wonder what year he...

Hi Phil,
Interesting I wonder what year he states they were made in Iraq?
Forum: New Zealand Badges 22-12-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By akiko
Number four is not for Iraq. It is a fake of 2...

Number four is not for Iraq. It is a fake of 2 Cdo Alpha Deployment in Afghanistan.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 17-12-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 16-12-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,720
Posted By akiko
LRDG

What are the opinions on these two items please? ...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 07-12-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By akiko
What is the difference between one worn there and...

What is the difference between one worn there and one not worn there?
While most vets are honest not all are, some will write anything.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-11-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By akiko
:D

:D
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-11-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By akiko
When he uses a clothes peg to determine the width...

When he uses a clothes peg to determine the width of a wing must mean his stuff is authentic.:cool:
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