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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-07-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By KLR
The gold 'stater' is Iron Age c 50BC - possibly...

The gold 'stater' is Iron Age c 50BC - possibly French rather than British
The two (identical) silver Roman coins are probably of Volusian AD 251-3
The gold Roman coin at right is Lucius Aelius...
Forum: General Topics. 09-07-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By KLR
S and P

There was a discussion about S and / or P stamped on officer's badges either silver complete or silver & gilt, in the Bosley thread.

Here is my meagre KLR offerings - chronologically

Gaunt S&G...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-07-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By KLR
It looks like an officer's HP !?

It looks like an officer's HP !?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By KLR
spurious Lonsdale

This one is being auctioned in yorkshire tomorrow.
A very good example of what the Lonsdale should NOT be!!!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-07-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By KLR
I've found a reference to an 1898 Cameronians in...

I've found a reference to an 1898 Cameronians in bronze.
(I'll try and find the details for you)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-07-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By KLR
Very nice ! - I didn't think I'd seen these...

Very nice ! - I didn't think I'd seen these stamps on blades but I remember that I had seen the earlier thread.


Definitely Bent & Parker rather that BP&Co (Bodill Parker & Co Ltd.)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-07-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By KLR
The two silver coins are mid 3rd century...

The two silver coins are mid 3rd century radiates....

The second from left is probably an Iron Age gold stater from the ?mid 1st c BC.
The Roman gold aureus at right is Aelius Caesar AD 136-9.
...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By KLR
KLR headgear for sale #2

Post included - only in UK. yes, more clearing out!


5th TF Bn, Other Ranks busby, c 1908
Sealskin, L 305mm, H 140mm. Black cords, chinstrap missing, black plume (within original sheath)...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 05-07-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By KLR
KLR headgear for sale

Post included - only in UK. yes, more clearing out!



Other Ranks, Field Service Cap, 1940
Field Service Cap, L 295mm, H 115mm, khaki serge. Buttons GS. Badge (Patt 10042/1926,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 02-07-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By KLR
"Fantastic" ! Sadly, there is more and more...

"Fantastic" !

Sadly, there is more and more of this..... most of us just laugh it off, but there are people who are taken in!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By KLR
I know the feeling - I've just seen a KLR badge...

I know the feeling - I've just seen a KLR badge which I have never seen, or heard of, before (but I know where it fits the chronology) - now I just need to acquire it somehow!
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 29-06-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By KLR
Plenty left - make any offers They are...

Plenty left - make any offers
They are cluttering up my badge box !
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By KLR
You might put a post a query on the ...

You might put a post a query on the
https://www.greatwarforum.org/


There are lots of dedicated people there who just love finding out details...
(have all details you have already)


...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 26-06-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By KLR
KLR SALES / SWAPS and WANTED

KLR FOR SALE and WANTED

I have created a Sales / (preferably) Exchange album

Postage included only in UK are Post Offices open yet???

Any offers considered


8th VBn...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-06-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By KLR
Those are very good and useful books. I...

Those are very good and useful books.


I prefer to keep my pennies for badges and go to libraries for books!
Forum: General Topics. 21-06-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By KLR
What you can probably find on the internet is the...

What you can probably find on the internet is the series of Dress Regulations (for officers). If you find the 1904 edition you will find in the list per regiment the various insignia including, for...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By KLR
They are all at TNA but I don't know how many...

They are all at TNA but I don't know how many they have digitised.
Forum: General Topics. 17-06-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By KLR
The earliest Gaunt plaque on a KLR OR badge was...

The earliest Gaunt plaque on a KLR OR badge was the Foreign Service (1st Bn). It is almost certainly the first die (probably around 1896) . There are others that are curved - I'll get the dimensions...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 14-06-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,228
Posted By KLR
ORs did not wear during the 1st WW - only...

ORs did not wear during the 1st WW - only officers.
BUT 33Bn MGC did provide collar badges for their chaps. I think the Household MG units did too....
Forum: General Topics. 11-06-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By KLR
Their archives are in various depositories in...

Their archives are in various depositories in London and Birmingham
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By KLR
It is a fairly common badge even though it was...

It is a fairly common badge even though it was only worn for a short period in the mid 1950s.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-06-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By KLR
In the vernacular it might be 'twas ever thus' !

In the vernacular it might be 'twas ever thus' !
Forum: General Topics. 05-06-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By KLR
BM - bimetal GM - gilding metal (not brass) ...

BM - bimetal
GM - gilding metal (not brass)

WM - white metal (formerly known as GS - German Silver)
AA - anodised aluminium
NM - New Metal


OSD - Officer's Service Dress (bronze badges)
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 04-06-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By KLR
When I looked into this a few years ago, I found...

When I looked into this a few years ago, I found that a number of Canadian 'all GM' badges that "appeared" to be like UK badges.
Bull MHS 2015 (send me an email if you want a copy)
Forum: General Topics. 03-06-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By KLR
Item CB 0460, introduced March 1940.

Item CB 0460, introduced March 1940.
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