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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-07-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Luke H
Hi Paul, Glad it went to a good home and at...

Hi Paul,

Glad it went to a good home and at a good price too. How’s the SF collection going? Thought you were moving away from Paras, although it was such a nice badge I can well understand the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-07-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By Luke H
Found it. ... had forgotten how short the...

Found it.

... had forgotten how short the slider was clipped :confused:

From looking at it closely itís not from the Gaunt die. However I think it proves the point that WM KC Para badges were...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 26-06-19, 09:09 PM
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Views: 1,428
Posted By Luke H
Tried this afternoon, looked in the 3 tins I’d...

Tried this afternoon, looked in the 3 tins I’d have expected it to be in but couldn’t find it sorry.

It is definitely somewhere, back to the drawing board. But, on the plus side I found a...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-06-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Luke H
Overall I’ve probably seen a just over half a...

Overall I’ve probably seen a just over half a dozen examples but para badges are not something I actively look for.

I own two, both acquired within the last year and both have no traces of loops....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-06-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Luke H
Yes absolutely, however of the ones Iíve seen the...

Yes absolutely, however of the ones Iíve seen the majority do not have scars. The statements I was responding to are these:



Do I think itís a WW2 badge - no. Do I think they had an overrun of...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-06-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By Luke H
There seems to be a very common assumption,...

There seems to be a very common assumption, mostly spread by dealers that if a KC parachute regiment is genuine it automatically equals ĎWW2í. Not so. The KC badge was still made and issued well into...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 21-06-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By Luke H
Are you suggesting Gaunt didnít manufacture Para...

Are you suggesting Gaunt didnít manufacture Para badges post WW2?

I own a badge with no signs of loops and know of 3 others identical, 1 with this 1950s mark. Clearly they were made that way, so...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-06-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By Luke H
Original badge, but post war.

Original badge, but post war.
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