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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By manchesters
Its not 21st London though! regards

Its not 21st London though!

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By manchesters
Royal Engineers WW1 era

Royal Engineers WW1 era
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By manchesters
Yes its genuine, over polished and repaired at...

Yes its genuine, over polished and repaired at the rear and of little value though i am afraid. Often seen and often asked about on here.

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By manchesters
Its the central device of an Officers Victorian...

Its the central device of an Officers Victorian Waist belt Clasp of the Royal Artillery or Royal Engineers.

regards
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By manchesters
The blades arent correct size/shape/thickness and...

The blades arent correct size/shape/thickness and the plaque looks too thick also.

I think its a fake.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By manchesters
They are clips to fit on slide red badges to keep...

They are clips to fit on slide red badges to keep them tight against the cap. WW2 period. British
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-06-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Yes, all Yeomen NCO's. Probably late 1914,...

Yes, all Yeomen NCO's.

Probably late 1914, note the 2 still in Kitchener Blues and the mixture of 1903 and 1908 equipment.

regards
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 03-06-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By manchesters
Yes it is. regards

Yes it is.

regards
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 02-06-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By manchesters
one just sold here:- ...

one just sold here:-

http://www.britisharmybadges.com/shop.php

regards
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 02-06-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By manchesters
bc, There are 3 Perth Highland RV's on Ebay...

bc,

There are 3 Perth Highland RV's on Ebay at present, you will find one every week. They are also widely available on most unreputable badge websites.

Some have copper loops and some...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 02-06-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Kevin, he is wearing the standard SofM Kings...

Kevin,

he is wearing the standard SofM Kings Crown cap badge, which of course will be on a slider.

regards
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-06-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Well said Luke and totally agree. regards

Well said Luke and totally agree.

regards
Forum: General Topics. 01-06-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By manchesters
Cant find it under that number. regards

Cant find it under that number.

regards
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
I give up but no doubt you will want the last...

I give up but no doubt you will want the last word..............................:rolleyes:
Forum: The Home Front 31-05-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By manchesters
They 6 digit service numbers starting with...

They 6 digit service numbers starting with 500000, so I dont believe the information you were given is correct.

regards
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
To have a copy you need an original and there...

To have a copy you need an original and there isnt one.

The evidence is there in black and white in the MM catalogue, two of us have pointed that out now, just change the record.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
It already is. Luke did it a while ago. ...

It already is.

Luke did it a while ago.

Just go into albums and search Martin Marsh.

regards
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Toby, Its bad form to go back and edit your...

Toby,

Its bad form to go back and edit your posts, changing their whole context and adding pictures as it makes my subsequent posts seem unconnected.

If you have a comment to add then do so in...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Toby, I didnt say I didnt believe you I just...

Toby,

I didnt say I didnt believe you I just asked to see photographic evidence of them in use which you stated exists.

Personally I have never seen such photographs.

If you concede the WM...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
Toby, I believe you are wrong in this...

Toby,

I believe you are wrong in this instance.

They are a fake made up badge that first appeared in the 70's and come in GM & WM exactly the same.

If you are correct why are there equal...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 31-05-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By manchesters
No idea about the rifles, its the huge silly...

No idea about the rifles, its the huge silly crown thats wrong on these particular badges.

regards
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-05-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By manchesters
Phil, Thanks for that, I had totally forgot...

Phil,

Thanks for that, I had totally forgot about them wearing it as well.

Checking K & K, the EDVII OSD could certainly be MPSC, but they have the GVR one in a wreath.

Certainly food for...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-05-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By manchesters
Thats interesting. Can you say why please. ...

Thats interesting. Can you say why please.

I am aware that in Edwardian and GVR times that Schools of Instruction staff wore Royal Cypher/Crown cap badges, (and possibly others?)do you think that...
Forum: General Topics. 30-05-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By manchesters
so, lots to talk about on there site at the...

so, lots to talk about on there site at the moment.............

What site?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-05-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By manchesters
Its good mate

Its good mate
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