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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-09-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Chipper
Hi Wardog according to Denis Wood, and what...

Hi Wardog

according to Denis Wood, and what I have found on the forum, the pattern dates are as follows:

1st - 1914
2nd - Jan 1915
3rd - late 1915
4th - 1916 (pattern also used in WW2)

I...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 01-09-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Hi
Views: 139
Posted By Chipper
welcome Brad. What do you collect? cheers,...

welcome Brad. What do you collect?

cheers, Tim
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 01-09-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Chipper
Feb to May 1916 I think.... great pic,...

Feb to May 1916 I think....

great pic, thanks

cheers, Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-08-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Chipper
Thanks Luke, I appreciate your input. Ugly,...

Thanks Luke,

I appreciate your input. Ugly, yet interesting.... story of my life ;)

cheers, Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-08-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Chipper
Adding to the above, weight and dimensions may...

Adding to the above, weight and dimensions may also be interesting to compare:

The one above is 14.9 grams, 42mm at its widest (scroll end to scroll end) 47mm at its tallest (top of crown to...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-08-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Chipper
Hi All, I missed this thread as I was away,...

Hi All,

I missed this thread as I was away, so just catching up. Thought I'd start by posting some pics of mine, which I agree, is very much like yours, HighWood, however, without the die flaws....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-08-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Chipper
Thanks button

Thanks button
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-08-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 531
Posted By Chipper
No Problem John, I have an Album you can...

No Problem John,


I have an Album you can look at:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3715

Doesn't have everything you are looking for, but has a few.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 27-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 531
Posted By Chipper
Hi, maybe add RM Engineers - the collar...

Hi,

maybe add RM Engineers - the collar badge worn as a cap badge (with thanks to Alan O for this info)

Also, it's unlikely you will find a real RMLC; at least not cheaply, (4 voids), but you...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Chipper
The impatience of some astounds me these days. ...

The impatience of some astounds me these days.

I for one, have been looking through books and trying to find out any info, and yes, I haven't posted, but simply as I have not discovered anything...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-08-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Chipper
"Thanks" Cheers, Tim

"Thanks"

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 02-08-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,608
Posted By Chipper
hear hear Luke. too much unnecessary...

hear hear Luke.

too much unnecessary trashing. I'm here to learn, to impart my limited wisdom when I can, and to have decent, robust discussions that benefit the forum and the hobby.

Tim
Forum: The Home Front 02-08-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Chipper
Hi, very nice and very interesting! The...

Hi,

very nice and very interesting! The sheer scale of different unofficial badges staggers me, but between you and CharlieDog, we have a great reference.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 31-07-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 682
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, as I understand it, these were all...

Hi Mike,

as I understand it, these were all made by Gaunt, and quickly replaced with all GM/brass. From my research, the only markings on them are the gaunt maker mark, and this comes in 2...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 30-07-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,120
Posted By Chipper
Hi Mike, no problem that I can see, very...

Hi Mike,

no problem that I can see, very clean example, almost unworn condition. I like it.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-07-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,025
Posted By Chipper
Thanks for this Luke, a minefield made a little...

Thanks for this Luke, a minefield made a little easier with your research.

Cheers, Tim
Forum: The Home Front 26-07-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 682
Posted By Chipper
Hi, these plates are wonderfully made, and very,...

Hi, these plates are wonderfully made, and very, very rare. One sold a while back on eBay for a huge price, just can't find my record of it, but it was big.

Thanks fro showing DD

cheers, Tim
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-07-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By Chipper
Hi lads, as a reference, here is a close up...

Hi lads,

as a reference, here is a close up of the baby on the one I own,

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 30-06-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By Chipper
.... you can make sure when he posts on the...

.... you can make sure when he posts on the forum, you disregard anything he says....
Forum: General Topics 28-06-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Chipper
Hi Rob, Mick is spot on. It's like looking...

Hi Rob,

Mick is spot on. It's like looking for rocking horse poo. Took me years to track down a copy, and it was not cheap. PM me if you need anything in particular from it.

If I see a copy...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Chipper
Thanks for that Luke, I saw it, and sadly just...

Thanks for that Luke, I saw it, and sadly just assumed it would be. Good to have it confirmed

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 27-06-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By Chipper
Hi, I will throw my 2c in, and say it is...

Hi,

I will throw my 2c in, and say it is not a cap or collar. It may very well be something else, but not those. The reason I say that is firstly the quality, which seems from the pics to be...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 27-06-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Chipper
Buyer beware: Lockdales offering the classic...

Buyer beware:

Lockdales offering the classic and well documented Birmingham Pals fake in their July auction

Note the easiest and quickest way to tell: The collar around the neck contains no...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 27-06-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By Chipper
Hi Billy attached is what I think is a good...

Hi Billy

attached is what I think is a good one, to compare:

Cheers, Tim
Forum: Light Horse and Armoured (RAAC) 15-06-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By Chipper
Hi, so sad that some people are like this....

Hi,

so sad that some people are like this. I'm sure they justify it in their own minds, but they are thieves, pure and simple.

Can someone PM me this fools name, (real and forum) so I can add...
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