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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-04-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 41st
Just to be very, very clear on this issue, the...

Just to be very, very clear on this issue, the use of Welch with a C was common throughout the History of the 41st Foot appearing on badges and buttons during the Victorian period and long before the...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 16-04-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By 41st
Phil, I should have been more specific, the...

Phil,
I should have been more specific, the proposal for a C spelling shoulder title was for a metal title.
There are a number of posts and at least one thread dealing with why there was a desire...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-04-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By 41st
Phil, Yes the 16th Batt’n wore a C spelling cap...

Phil,
Yes the 16th Batt’n wore a C spelling cap badge. There is also a reference to an order for the 11th to wear a C spelling shoulder title but I have never seen any evidence to show that it was...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 15-04-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By 41st
Here you go Phil, an example of the shoulder...

Here you go Phil, an example of the shoulder title being worn on the top of the arm by a member of the WR in Egypt/Mesopotamia during the 1st WW. These would only have been worn by The Welsh...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 12-04-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,605
Posted By 41st
Julian, I have a RPPC of a member of the 25th...

Julian,
I have a RPPC of a member of the 25th Batt’n RWF wearing RWF title and grenade on his shoulder above the Welsh Horse regimental pattern arm badge below.
Forum: General Topics. 06-04-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By 41st
Pah! They’re all sweethearts.

Pah! They’re all sweethearts.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,474
Posted By 41st
Dave, I’ll be looking at that window again in...

Dave,
I’ll be looking at that window again in two weeks time.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: General Topics. 05-04-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,440
Posted By 41st
Just review posts 26 & 27 for starters.

Just review posts 26 & 27 for starters.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,474
Posted By 41st
Not convinced with that argument for the SWB...

Not convinced with that argument for the SWB badge as both that are shown only have lug fittings, neither have had a pin attachment.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-03-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By 41st
I very much doubt that it’s a copy. It is being...

I very much doubt that it’s a copy. It is being sold with other items that belonged to an officer in the WG. The quality is top notch and way above that of most reproductions.
Yes I know there are...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-03-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By 41st
3269 Pte Richard Bishop is listed on the Crimea...

3269 Pte Richard Bishop is listed on the Crimea roll for the 1st Btt’n 1st Foot but was not present at either Alma or Inkerman. Nothing coming up on the roll for Sebastopol either. You might want to...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 19-03-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By 41st
No I collect to Welsh Regiments and mainly 41st...

No I collect to Welsh Regiments and mainly 41st Foot 19th Century. The MY helmet was quite battered when I obtained it with many missing parts. I will be hanging on to it given my field of...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 18-03-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By 41st
Beautiful examples there, thanks for showing. I’m...

Beautiful examples there, thanks for showing. I’m in the process of restoring a MY helmet at the moment.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-03-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By 41st
Peter, Sorry for the delay, work and Covid got...

Peter,
Sorry for the delay, work and Covid got in the way.
This is my Guelphic crown version on a 1940 dated side cap, together with what I thought to be a good post 1953 version. I have no...
Forum: General Topics. 12-03-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,466
Posted By 41st
That is sad news. Like others in the previous...

That is sad news. Like others in the previous posts I learnt a lot from Rod and always found him extremely helpful & honourable. If anyone is in contact with his family please pass along my most...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-03-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By 41st
I’ll check mine when I get home tomorrow Peter,...

I’ll check mine when I get home tomorrow Peter, but I must a
say I rather fear it’s a copy.
Hwyl,
Kevin
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-03-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By 41st
For a plate of this period I would expect to see...

For a plate of this period I would expect to see a clear demarcation of the fire gilding from the front where it should just finish around the rim of the back of the plate. The back of this plate not...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By 41st
As Luke says, they just forgot to put the crown...

As Luke says, they just forgot to put the crown overlay on. However, I've not come across a "Lambourne's" mark before. Just checked my three and they are all the usual "& Co" with an underscore mark.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 24-02-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By 41st
Here are my two, the "Imperial" being nearly...

Here are my two, the "Imperial" being nearly entirely erased on the lugged example, but easily discernible on the blackened example. This last is very unusual in that it has the PoW motto on the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By 41st
Agreed Frank, 1878 pattern home service cloth...

Agreed Frank, 1878 pattern home service cloth helmet.
Forum: Headdress 21-02-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By 41st
It’s purporting to be from the Napoleonic era,...

It’s purporting to be from the Napoleonic era, but isn’t.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-02-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By 41st
I have it as Tim has stated in that the pattern...

I have it as Tim has stated in that the pattern of badge you have originated in 1865 and was a taller thinner version of that worn previously on the Albert Shako shown below.
Very difficult to date...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-02-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By 41st
The SWB badge looks to be bimetal, not a 1916 EI...

The SWB badge looks to be bimetal, not a 1916 EI issue. If this is the case and those are small elongated sweat/braze holes at the bottom of the S and B then it is fine.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-02-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By 41st
Jonathan, Keeping on the subject of what we...

Jonathan,
Keeping on the subject of what we actually have in hand & not the irrelevance of what may or may not have been sold on someone’s internet site, if you look closely at my silver plated...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-02-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By 41st
Jonathan, As confirmed in my pm 49mm. Are we...

Jonathan,
As confirmed in my pm 49mm. Are we sure the larger ones are collars and not for wear on the slouch hat?
Hwyl,
Kevin
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