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Forum: General Topics. 10-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is an awful lot for two quid, the SWB,...

That is an awful lot for two quid, the SWB, although, broken is still worth rather more than that!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Frank Kelley
Which post, there was more than one?

Which post, there was more than one?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-08-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly not in any way whatsoever a good one,...

Certainly not in any way whatsoever a good one, it's appalling that these are offered as original when they are clearly not.
Regarding lugs, those on many original Cavalry cap badges do have "feet"...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-08-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Frank Kelley
Could you clarify that, I would have said there...

Could you clarify that, I would have said there are few badges that have been remade using original dies these days and the vast majority are actually completely spurious fakes.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 09-08-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Frank Kelley
Awful.

Awful.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think the collars are nice, okay, so not quite...

I think the collars are nice, okay, so not quite the same, but, still could well have been worn as a pair, you have been quite fortunate.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-08-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
Hello John, I'd certainly be very keen to see...

Hello John,
I'd certainly be very keen to see an example at some in the future.
Regards Frank
Forum: Headdress 08-08-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By Frank Kelley
What a super find, Jerry, a cracking good...

What a super find, Jerry, a cracking good regiment too.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Frank Kelley
:eek:!

:eek:!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Frank Kelley
A super looking badge, but, not one that I have...

A super looking badge, but, not one that I have ever thought of as original.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Frank Kelley
There was no economy version.

There was no economy version.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
As I thought from the previous photograph you...

As I thought from the previous photograph you originally posted, very nice.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-08-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Frank Kelley
From the photographs, I would think the badge is...

From the photographs, I would think the badge is not original.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-08-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Frank Kelley
A very typical example.

A very typical example.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Frank Kelley
We are you buying these from, I wonder, if sold...

We are you buying these from, I wonder, if sold as original, I would seek a refund if I were you.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 02-08-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think it is most important to actually attend...

I think it is most important to actually attend the viewing session at the saleroom concerned before actually buying any lot these days, if this is simply not possible, obtain a condition report and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-08-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Frank Kelley
Quite simply, the materials used are wrong and...

Quite simply, the materials used are wrong and the die it was made from is also wrong.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-08-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would be interested to know if the hook/catch...

I would be interested to know if the hook/catch has been fashioned from it's original lug.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 01-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Frank Kelley
Get a refund!:eek:

Get a refund!:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would be very cautious with that particular...

I would be very cautious with that particular saleroom regarding anything other than medals.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-07-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is very interesting, I don't think that I...

That is very interesting, I don't think that I have ever come across a single example of such a badge, that I could regard as a regimental conversion.
Notwithstanding, the notation suggests they...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
The catch/hook actually appears to be part of the...

The catch/hook actually appears to be part of the original copper loop from the reverse photograph?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-07-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Frank Kelley
Glad that you have not bought that, yes, it is...

Glad that you have not bought that, yes, it is possible to determine from the photographs originality, in this case both the materials and method of manufacture used suggest that it cannot be...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-07-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By Frank Kelley
The webbing was the first thing I noticed, it...

The webbing was the first thing I noticed, it looked as though a tin of black gloss paint had been used!:eek:
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 26-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Frank Kelley
Alex, what a lovely badge that is, nicely...

Alex, what a lovely badge that is, nicely converted and worn as such, I like it very much.
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