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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-06-22, 11:01 AM
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Posted By denis pannett
Thank you for your replies Andy, Rob and Luke and...

Thank you for your replies Andy, Rob and Luke and interesting also used by Berks IY. Yes, the loops have been replaced and are not a matching pair - one has more splay at the foot and has striations...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 13-06-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By denis pannett
Lion & Unicorn

Love all your comments on the lion & unicorn!! I do not think it is a fake badge, just not British Army as pointed out. It is beautifully struck on thin brass, not g/m, and has the old style short...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-22, 04:30 PM
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Views: 230
Posted By denis pannett
Bedfordshire Imperial Yeomanry?

I wonder if anyone can tell me if this is a Bedfordshire IY cap badge as per the Shropshire IY one in K&K. The letters are the same size 1.5cm high and it is 4cm long, or is it a shoulder title? It...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By denis pannett
Thank you Simon for your comments, it has been...

Thank you Simon for your comments, it has been suggested that it was the South African Reserve Regiment badge for Boer War but unable to find confirmation of that. It is very delicately made. Denis
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 10-06-22, 04:54 PM
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Posted By denis pannett
PPA and SIY

Thank you Luke and Tim for comments and link to very interesting thread on PPA and also Simon, I think you are right, the SIY badge does not have a genuine feel to it and has very fine pitting plus...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-06-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By denis pannett
Boer War badge?

One more I would love to know more about please.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 09-06-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By denis pannett
Staffordshire IY and Popski's Private Army

I would be very interested to hear members opinions of these two badges please.
1 Staffordshire IY in w/m. I have only ever seen one other and that had 4 lugs and the knot was tied the other way...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-06-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By denis pannett
5th Seaforths

Many thanks to everyone for your replies and particularly Mark for your photos of the two badges, the most interesting one with the 4 feathers with pins and the (ugly to me) fitting of the feathers...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-05-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By denis pannett
5th Seaforths and COL Yeomanry

Many thanks Luke and Alex for your replies. You have confirmed my suspicions on the COL Yeomanry but I am still undecided on the Seaforths and your story Alex about the family owned one is very...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-05-22, 09:04 AM
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Views: 645
Posted By denis pannett
Help please, good or fake?

I have grave doubts about these three badges. 1 The City of London Yeomanry has very different silver centre to my other ones and different jewels in the crown. 2 The 5th Seaforths is not silver and...
Forum: General Topics 15-05-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By denis pannett
Gold wash infantry badges

I have a number of gold washed infantry badges that my father collected for me in WW2 so I know they are genuine, photos of two attached. Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-05-22, 11:24 AM
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Posted By denis pannett
Yellow wash badges

I have a number of these bright yellow wash badges which I know are genuine as my father collected them for me in WW2. Can anyone shed any light on them, who made them etc? Many thanks. Denis
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 14-05-22, 11:18 AM
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Posted By denis pannett
18th Hussars

I have these two 18th Hussars badges which I assume are about 1903/4? K&K 785 says officers in gilt only so is the bronzed one an OR's badge? I would be very interested to hear your views. Many...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-05-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By denis pannett
IY Rosette

Hi John,
Many thanks for info, I have just bought one on ebay as per your advice.
Regards Denis
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-05-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By denis pannett
Attached photo - I need the small correct POW...

Attached photo - I need the small correct POW feathers plus another rosette for my other badge. Denis
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 01-05-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By denis pannett
IMPERIAL YEOMANRY GENERAL SERVICE BADGE

I have just bought one of these but it needs an original correct PWO feathers for it and I wondered if anyone had a spare one for sale? Also I seem to remember seeing that copy rosettes are...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-04-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By denis pannett
I would think almost certainly solid silver IMHO,...

I would think almost certainly solid silver IMHO, I have a similar one. Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,557
Posted By denis pannett
Green Howards badge

Many thanks Alan, I have emailed the museum and await their reply. Regards, Denis
Forum: All other Colonial Badges 03-04-22, 02:34 PM
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Posted By denis pannett
Kenya Regiment

I have just acquired this Kenya Regiment badge which I think is an officer's cast brass one. I understand it was used from 1937 - 1939 and then again from 1950 during the MauMau operations. My...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-03-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,557
Posted By denis pannett
Many thanks Alan for the photo of your Yorks...

Many thanks Alan for the photo of your Yorks Pagri which would seem to confirm that mine is something else though I would love to know what - perhaps mess waiter as already suggested?
Regards Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-03-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,557
Posted By denis pannett
I have this previously unidentified badge in my...

I have this previously unidentified badge in my collection and now wonder if this is a Yorkshire Regt pagri badge? All info welcomed. Many thanks. Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-03-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By denis pannett
Just remembered also that on our hats floppy...

Just remembered also that on our hats floppy which D&D wore on exercises in Libya we wore a green square with diagonal orange stripe instead of cap badge.
Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-03-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By denis pannett
Yes Neil, you are correct with green square...

Yes Neil, you are correct with green square backing. I meant to put that in but forgot!
Denis
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-03-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By denis pannett
Devon & Dorset Wessex Brigade badges

I was in 1 D&D in Cyprus in 1960 and can confirm what Tim quotes is correct. ORs had gold staybright Wyvern cap badges (usually made by H.W.Timmings Ltd B'ham) and gold and silver stay bright castle...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By denis pannett
Thank you all for your replies and ref to another...

Thank you all for your replies and ref to another very nice one Tony (in fact there were 2 for sale on that site, are they that common!). Pleased to have the dates Hoot as I felt it was too big for...
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