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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By manchesters
It looks like he didnt believe you or us!! ...

It looks like he didnt believe you or us!!

Back on ebay as Original

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Original-officers-Clasp-Duke-of-Cambridges-Own/133462684938?hash=item1f12fef50a:g:1GsAAOSwJVJenXdh...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By manchesters
Luke is correct. The quality of fake badges...

Luke is correct.

The quality of fake badges from all eras and of all types in increasing and the older the fake is the more likely it is to slip through the net.

The secret is to find the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-07-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By manchesters
Add a zero.

Add a zero.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By manchesters
I agree. regards

I agree.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
Interesting that you say you have seen gilt and...

Interesting that you say you have seen gilt and enamel versions.

My badge and that of Paddy's shown in a old link in this thread are certainly made of a grey metal, tin or alloy and certainly...
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
Leigh, Having just re read the section o the...

Leigh,

Having just re read the section o the badge in Personal Distinctions by John Rawlinson (which I should have done first:rolleyes:) it states that the badges were made by the internees in...
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
How would PoW's arrange and pay for such a...

How would PoW's arrange and pay for such a service within enemy territory?

I cant see that myself.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
What I find amazing is how professionally its...

What I find amazing is how professionally its made.

Stamped out perfectly, enamelled and with a pin.

How did they get all the materials and equipment to do it?

I would like to know roughly...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-07-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By manchesters
More likely Police. regards

More likely Police.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 08-07-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By manchesters
Here is my example, arrived today. Not my...

Here is my example, arrived today.

Not my area of collecting interest but I do appreciate a very rare badge such as this.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 07-07-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By manchesters
Yes they exist. See below. regards

Yes they exist.
See below.

regards
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By manchesters
Heres the thread that highlights the emergence of...

Heres the thread that highlights the emergence of his fake WBC's.

Unfortunately the links dont work. Its always important to show the actual photos off ebay at the time but I dont know how to do...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By manchesters
Mark, Badgeman2000 produced a large number...

Mark,

Badgeman2000 produced a large number of reproduction officers WBC a bout a year ago.

They were good quality.

We need to find a photo of one of those to compare the rivets on the back...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-07-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By manchesters
How can a total fake badge be desirable to...

How can a total fake badge be desirable to Lambourne Collectors??

see my previous post
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-07-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By manchesters
Royal Arms , not Royal Crest which is Lion on...

Royal Arms , not Royal Crest which is Lion on Crown.

But what Billy says is correct for typical usage.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-07-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By manchesters
The last one is Royal Engineers. regards

The last one is Royal Engineers.

regards
Forum: Military Buttons 04-07-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By manchesters
Now on ebay ...

Now on ebay

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274417435987?ul_noapp=true
Forum: Military Buttons 03-07-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By manchesters
Manchester Regiment, Volunteer Officers. ...

Manchester Regiment, Volunteer Officers.

1902-1908

regards
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By manchesters
I think the BUCKS are ST. Johns Ambulance. ...

I think the BUCKS are ST. Johns Ambulance.

The R's may be connected but could equally be common letters from police collar numbers/divisions.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By manchesters
Not bad for a tenner:D

Not bad for a tenner:D
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By manchesters
Usually worn on the lower arms, inverted for a...

Usually worn on the lower arms, inverted for a pre 1915 RQMS.

I think this one may be a unique Guards rank linked to Orderly Room or Drill appointment, they have so many.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By manchesters
Jerry, Yes, it is, cant argue with the close...

Jerry,

Yes, it is, cant argue with the close up.

I would also say it is the crowned version with the small crown just tucked in the fold.

regards
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By manchesters
I am fairly sure the badge worn by the WO1 is not...

I am fairly sure the badge worn by the WO1 is not a surveyors badge (S in wreath).

I think its a trick of the camera.

I can only think he is the Bandmaster and that he has worn a separate Lyre...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By manchesters
Hes a seller well known on here to avoid. ...

Hes a seller well known on here to avoid.

Only sells crap.

regarsd
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 28-06-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By manchesters
I would say Gilt. regards

I would say Gilt.

regards
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