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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Luke H
I’d very much like to see a picture too. ...

I’d very much like to see a picture too.

Some Yeomanry continued wearing the IY badge into WW1. Photographs show Ayrshire IY, Gloucestershire Hussars IY badges being worn.

Given the numbers of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-08-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Luke H
Fascinating. Thank you Alan. As well as...

Fascinating. Thank you Alan.

As well as mention of the slidered TI I was intrigued to see the much debated enamelled Legion of Frontiersmen badge make an appearance so early.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 19-08-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Luke H
Afraid not. Brass is repro but BM is ‘possibly’...

Afraid not. Brass is repro but BM is ‘possibly’ TA. Unless it has provenance it’s infinitely more likely to be repro than a badge worn on No. 1 dress as Alan mentions. There have been BM ones sold on...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-08-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,024
Posted By Luke H
As Alan says, some Gaunt dies have been re-used....

As Alan says, some Gaunt dies have been re-used. The Artists Rifles OSD Gaunt die is a prime example. About half the WM Artist Rifles you see are from this die, the distinguishing feature is the...
Forum: General Topics. 13-08-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Luke H
Sold for £68.20, a decent price.

Sold for £68.20, a decent price.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Luke H
Happy to help. It’s from the same die as the one...

Happy to help. It’s from the same die as the one in Martin Marsh’s catalogue of fakes.

Hopefully you don’t mind but I’ve highlighted the areas on your badge that differ from the fake in the OP but...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-08-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Luke H
Thatís the second fake I mentioned with the...

Thatís the second fake I mentioned with the shorter eyebrow but still has legs up to the wings. Very modern wedge-like slider on that one.
Forum: General Topics. 13-08-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Luke H
I believe it is a good one and suspect there will...

I believe it is a good one and suspect there will be much interest in it.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-08-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Luke H
Ludski became Ludlow in 1933 so the badge post...

Ludski became Ludlow in 1933 so the badge post dates this name change.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Luke H
The badges left and right of that trio are from...

The badges left and right of that trio are from the same die - note the shape of the crown and how the bird’s leg feathers carry on up to its wings, the same quiff/combover eyebrow that turns upwards...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 12-08-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Luke H
Paul Iím afraid itís from the common fake die,...

Paul Iím afraid itís from the common fake die, sorry.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 12-08-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Luke H
Itís a good one Andy.

Itís a good one Andy.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-08-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Luke H
Believe itís Canadian. Genuine badge.

Believe itís Canadian. Genuine badge.
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Luke H
Colin I’m 100% sure from the pic. I’ll check but...

Colin I’m 100% sure from the pic. I’ll check but catalogue reads like he’d do you a variety of metals.
Forum: The Home Front 11-08-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Luke H
It’s identical to the one in Martin Marsh’s repro...

It’s identical to the one in Martin Marsh’s repro catalogue - rounded ToysRus letting, coarse seeding, all rectangular and evenly spaced jewels in the crown’s band. The flatness and lack of fine...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 09-08-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Luke H
Good luck in your quest. Since 2017 I’ve only...

Good luck in your quest. Since 2017 I’ve only seen two spiky/Saxon crown ones for sale on all the major dealers websites, eBay etc. In fact it turned out to be the same badge sold twice. A rare...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-08-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,396
Posted By Luke H
One on the right is very nice indeed. Looking for...

One on the right is very nice indeed. Looking for one myself.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-08-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By Luke H
Cheshire Regiment I reckon going by the scroll...

Cheshire Regiment I reckon going by the scroll ends.
Forum: General Topics. 05-08-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By Luke H
I would say theyíre GvR cypher as his was usually...

I would say theyíre GvR cypher as his was usually more curly, especially on the G it loops over itself. GviR is a bit sharper and ĎArt Decoí like.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-08-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Luke H
A very nice gift IMO.

A very nice gift IMO.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 05-08-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Luke H
The example shown by Keith matches the one in...

The example shown by Keith matches the one in Martin Marshís catalogue of reproduction badges. Note the shape of the crown and as already mentioned the tablet boarder. So rather than Hemsley Iíd say...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-08-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Luke H
As Simon says both are fake sorry.

As Simon says both are fake sorry.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,546
Posted By Luke H
I think you should wind your neck in. Simon...

I think you should wind your neck in.

Simon has contributed plenty to this forum. Aside from some snipes and a few cheap shots your only input seems to be telling us what your banned mate...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 31-07-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Luke H
Thereís a bit of burr to the bottom scroll of...

Thereís a bit of burr to the bottom scroll of this one https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/original-ww1-period-leeds-pals-cap-287937014

The badge matches genuine examples exactly so the only...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 30-07-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Luke H
There’s this on Facebook page in the reviews...

There’s this on Facebook page in the reviews section. Plus they don’t seem to have ‘posted’ anything on their timeline since 2017.

Update... look at the second screenshot I’ve just added, noticed...
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