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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,227
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Tim, Your statement is not totally correct,...

Tim,

Your statement is not totally correct, the forage cap in question was also worn by Field Officers,
Variations were:
Fretted HM Silver (HM Silver example below)
Fretted White Metal
and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,227
Posted By Scottish Borderers
A nice Victorian pagri badge. Gerry

A nice Victorian pagri badge.

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,227
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Bill, The badge is a pagri badge. I would...

Bill,
The badge is a pagri badge.

I would not be overly concerned with the roughness of the back or the repair, below are two variations of KC helmet plate centres which have similar design to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-05-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,227
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Tim, The badge on the initial post is not a...

Tim,

The badge on the initial post is not a forage cap badge, below are 3 images of a 1924 Birmingham Hallmarked forage cap badge, this style of badge was worn up until at least the mid 1930's.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-05-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Scottish Borderers
KOSB Collar Badges

A nice wee collection of KOSB collar badges all differing in both size and type of metal (Bronze Officers, A/A Pipers and OR's, Brass OR's and White metal (Pipers, TA & Militia)).

Gerry

Just...
Forum: Army 21-05-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Frank, Thanks, the badge came as part of an...

Frank,

Thanks, the badge came as part of an auction lot and was one that I was unsure of but happy with.

Gerry
Forum: Army 20-05-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Andrew, Thanks for the reply and also...

Andrew,

Thanks for the reply and also confirming my thought's.

Gerry
Forum: Army 19-05-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Brian, Thanks for the reply, I am not an...

Brian,

Thanks for the reply, I am not an expert but your answer does make sense.

Kind regards

Gerry
Forum: Army 19-05-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Large Natal Scottish Badge

All,

Would anyone like to take a punt on the authenticity of this Natal Scottish Badge.

It's large in size and possibly be Pipe Band related and in service from 1940 - 1945

I know the...
Forum: Headdress 15-05-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hiram, Spot on, there are numerous tourist...

Hiram,

Spot on, there are numerous tourist shops in Edinburgh (and have been for a long time) selling Glengarries, some are downright dreadful, others look the part but from a military perspective...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Thanks for your input, looking more at the top...

Thanks for your input, looking more at the top right I would agree, the other three look to be well struck with good fittings.

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Thoughts on Cameron Highlanders Badges

All,

What are your thoughts on the small collection of Cameron Hldrs Badges. I believe that the look ok but always on a learning curve.:)

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hi, Thanks for the update. Gerry

Hi,

Thanks for the update.

Gerry
Forum: Military Buttons 12-05-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Scottish Borderers
CB101, Outstanding and thanks for the quick...

CB101,

Outstanding and thanks for the quick response.

The total is 18 Large and 8 small all Victorian and in great condition.

Gerry
Forum: Military Buttons 12-05-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Unknown Victorian Buttons

Hi learned members I am trying to identify a collection of buttons (see image below).

My guess is that it is an officer's button from the Connaught Rangers as below the crown there appears to be...
Forum: Infantry 12-05-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hi, I have an exact copy of the Badge, for...

Hi,

I have an exact copy of the Badge, for interest I have it in a frame beside the 2nd Bn Cameronians Bandmaster's medals, always worth keeping a hold of re-strikes as they come in handy for...
Forum: Headdress 12-05-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hiram, Nice example of a dicing. Gerry

Hiram,

Nice example of a dicing.

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-05-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Scottish Borderers
All, Thanks for the reply, I will be...

All,

Thanks for the reply, I will be keeping it in my collection for the moment but you never know, with regards to the time from 1902 until when? and how scarce is it as I have not come across...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-05-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Cameron Hldrs Sporran Badge

Hi all,

Can anyone date this Cameron Hldrs Sporran Badge, all the details appear to be sharp with a Firmin London (small tablet) to the rear as per the photo, I had read somewhere that it was only...
Forum: General Topics. 09-05-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hi, Thanks for the quick reply, every day is...

Hi,

Thanks for the quick reply, every day is a learning curve.

Gerry
Forum: General Topics. 09-05-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Unknown Collar Badge

Hi all,

Looking for a bit of assistance, can anyone identify the collar badge below, it came with a job lot of militaria.

Thanks.

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 09-05-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hi, Nice badge can you make out the hallmark...

Hi,
Nice badge can you make out the hallmark details and maker, it would possibly help your question?

Thanks
Forum: Headdress 05-05-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hiram, Excellent Piece of background work...

Hiram,

Excellent Piece of background work and I am sure will be useful to the less informed on the forum. :)

Gerry
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-05-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Alan, In light of your response, do we know who...

Alan,
In light of your response, do we know who produced it (Maker period etc), you say it was produced for collectors, does anyone else on the forum have a similar example?

Gerry
Forum: Military Buttons 01-05-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Scottish Borderers
Hiram, nice addition to the ever expanding...

Hiram, nice addition to the ever expanding collection.

Gerry
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