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Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 16-11-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By billy
Welcome to the Forum, you will find no problem...

Welcome to the Forum, you will find no problem with identifying the badge but you need to upload a picture front and rear! All the best billy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-11-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By billy
Thats a good badge "Long Key" not hard to find...

Thats a good badge "Long Key" not hard to find but an example like this is quirky, I like it for what it is!
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 03-11-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By billy
Cast badges are not primarily fakes! When in...

Cast badges are not primarily fakes! When in India or Egypt (Middle East) badges where locally made we refer to them as Theatre made and are crude but honest badges, copies where made in the 20,s for...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-10-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By billy
Really nice! Like the "Patina" cor! don't I sound...

Really nice! Like the "Patina" cor! don't I sound posh!! But seriously a nice couple of badges! Would say the same for finding one but to find Two! Jammy bugger!!! comes to mind! Enjoy! all the bedt...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By billy
While this thread is ongoing am about to mount my...

While this thread is ongoing am about to mount my Plastic Economy, regards colour of Felt I tend to use Green but on mounting my Officers Badges the Dark colour of the badges do not show up the...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By billy
hi and thanks for your views, John neither are...

hi and thanks for your views, John neither are painted, from that have gone through all my badges looking to mount these shortly so looking for the best where I have duplicates, O/K wasn't expecting...
Forum: General Topics. 05-10-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By billy
Here are the two Inniskillings Fusiliers badges,...

Here are the two Inniskillings Fusiliers badges, forgot my Vernier but here are the measurements quite a difference!

Across the Flames :- Gold = 34 Silver = 32

Ball Diameter :-...
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By billy
Hi Alan had one of these the Polish Plastic...

Hi Alan had one of these the Polish Plastic Economy, white plastic with Silver paint!

This is much different both match in parts, the Gold one is smooth and the Silver is rough the lightening...
Forum: General Topics. 04-10-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By billy
Inniskilling Fusiliers Plastic Economy badge

Hi all can't post a photo just yet will do this tomorrow in Natural light, so please bear with me on this! But have just acquired the above badge to replace one with only one blade (fixing) in my...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-10-18, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By billy
My wife says exactly the same! and get it out of...

My wife says exactly the same! and get it out of the house - build a shed!!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-09-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Cheers Graham all we need to find now is a...

Cheers Graham all we need to find now is a picture from somewhere but am happy to go with you its too nice and I like that the Antlers are voided and shield has a rim, thanks all, billy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 25-09-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Thanks Luke the main difference between the...

Thanks Luke the main difference between the possible "Fake" Firmin is the Shield, Antlers, and the size as the Firmin looks larger? Grahams, mickc, and my own are all the same, I, ll contact the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Well Graham this one I have just found is...

Well Graham this one I have just found is Identical to yours, I like that there is more than the one I have acquired if mickc can post a front and rear of his badge and they all match it would prove...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Hi Graham so is this a genuine badge, and is...

Hi Graham so is this a genuine badge, and is there some History of it being worn in pictures or some such? Many thanks Billy
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Hi Alan thanks for your thoughts, it is nicely...

Hi Alan thanks for your thoughts, it is nicely made are the Copies equally as well made? Could these badges be genuine unissued or what?

mickc the badge in the picture with "Bosleys" might be...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By billy
Hertfordshire Cadets Cap Badge

Hi just acquired this badge tried to find out about it on, (Wikipedia, but cannot connect) did find a link to one sold on Bosleys which looks to be spot on, giving that I cannot see the rear.

Have...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-09-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By billy
P.M. sent regards shoulder titles, billy

P.M. sent regards shoulder titles, billy
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-09-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By billy
Nelly the Elephant looks good! Not!!

Nelly the Elephant looks good! Not!!
Forum: General Topics. 16-09-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By billy
They where in the box, I have no idea what they...

They where in the box, I have no idea what they are? Put a photo up any ideas welcome I think door!
Forum: General Topics. 16-09-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By billy
Belgium finds last weekend!!

For no other reason that I don't where to post this I trust I will not be causing any bother if I post this on here this will be posted on Foreign Badges as I require some info on some!

Having...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 14-09-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By billy
Cheshire Rgt Frame

Can I have your views on this please!

Hi just picked this up happy with the Collars and titles, not sure on the Cloth "Cheshire" Titles, the Badges though could all be wrong! Chester Yeomanry no...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-09-18, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By billy
Have mint like everyone else piÁked them up when...

Have mint like everyone else piÁked them up when they flooded the market but did have worn (left in the sun too long worn), ?
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 04-09-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By billy
Welcome to the Forum, all the best billy

Welcome to the Forum, all the best billy
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-09-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By billy
Cheapest I have seen and this recently was £0.50...

Cheapest I have seen and this recently was £0.50 each at Malvern, the dealer also goes to Stratford which will be October, needless to say he had stacks!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 03-09-18, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By billy
Thanks these had me, all the best billy

Thanks these had me, all the best billy
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