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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Luke H
A very nice badge. Where is the repair?

A very nice badge. Where is the repair?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Luke H
Those thistles are found with both original steel...

Those thistles are found with both original steel pins and loop fixings for headdress plus occasionally clips for the sporran.

Keith Hook told me in 1951 he knew and met a member of the London...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-07-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Luke H
A fake and fake mark. This thread may be of...

A fake and fake mark.

This thread may be of interest, I’ve listed other fake makers marks from the same stable (no pun intended):
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81809
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 25-07-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Luke H
Email sent re V.B.

Email sent re V.B.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-07-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By Luke H
The 23H is an unmarked Firmin example, a nice...

The 23H is an unmarked Firmin example, a nice badge.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Luke H
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-07-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Luke H
Parachute Regiment (broken)

A scarce slidered KC type without loop fixing/scars. Unfortunately the slider has been cut off !!!

11 inc. UK P&P.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 23-07-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Luke H
Is the J&Co mark embossed or does it go into the...

Is the J&Co mark embossed or does it go into the metal as in stamped or engraved?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Luke H
Bangalore Rifle Volunteers I believe.

Bangalore Rifle Volunteers I believe.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 22-07-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Luke H
Yes a repro with same common features mentioned...

Yes a repro with same common features mentioned as all the others from its stable but with the addition of E-W brass strips as an added touch to deceive.

There is a badge I consider genuine sans...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-07-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Luke H
Not the most reliable of dealers Im afraid. ...

Not the most reliable of dealers Im afraid.

Mr Heys also claims this is a genuine double scroll Nelly (only the second he has had!) it is of course not genuine, 450 only. :eek:

His unusual...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-07-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Luke H
Many thanks Alan. Nice to see the badge with...

Many thanks Alan.

Nice to see the badge with the added V.B. scroll as per Keith’s clearly being worn by at least 3 of the sitters apparent from their outlines.

The second photo is very...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-07-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Luke H
Its a GviR cypher so 1936-52.

Its a GviR cypher so 1936-52.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-07-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Luke H
They are indeed fakes from the Martin Marsh...

They are indeed fakes from the Martin Marsh catalogue die.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-07-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Luke H
Now for sale on eBay?

Now for sale on eBay?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Luke H
I love the idea. But the badge feels much,...

I love the idea.

But the badge feels much, much earlier than the 1940s Leigh. Id place it no later than WW1 at the very latest.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Luke H
I understand now Mike, sorry for...

I understand now Mike, sorry for misunderstanding. I had no idea 4th TF Bn wore a BB badge so that could be a contender if its the case.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-07-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Luke H
Thanks gents. Tail tip isn’t connected on my...

Thanks gents.

Tail tip isn’t connected on my badge, albeit, it has been knocked so may appear so in the pic.

Other V.B. badges attached and in link:
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-07-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Luke H
The Buffs - Blackened Brass

Does anyone know if a Territorial Battalion of The Buffs wore a blackened brass cap badge?

I know a BB badge was worn by the 1st V.B. and a friend has shown me his which has a scroll attached that...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-07-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Luke H
Genuine badge. Disingenuous seller.

Genuine badge.

Disingenuous seller.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 14-07-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,035
Posted By Luke H
Youd need X-rays to see the fixings and holes in...

Youd need X-rays to see the fixings and holes in their caps not BW photographs.

The man who wrote the book on RM headdress plus a respected advanced RM collector have both given you the same...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 14-07-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Luke H
Major Garry Pfeiffer.

Major Garry Pfeiffer.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-07-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Luke H
Both fakes. Lots of threads on both badges...

Both fakes.

Lots of threads on both badges and what the baddies and goodies look like.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By Luke H
We appear to have crossed posts and posted...

We appear to have crossed posts and posted exactly at the same time. I found it a very insightful article thank you.
Regards,
Luke
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-07-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By Luke H
I beg to differ the boat is clearly from the...

I beg to differ the boat is clearly from the Martin Marsh fake die due to the wave pattern moving up the ship.
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