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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-05-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 82
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Posted By Keith Blakeman
They’re the two rare ones. 2nd & 4th turn up...

They’re the two rare ones. 2nd & 4th turn up fairly regularly. There’s also the all whitemetal version too. Forum member Beacon View once told me a fellow soldier found one in the shingle when...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-05-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,255
Posted By Keith Blakeman
They’re the two rare ones. 2nd & 4th turn up...

They’re the two rare ones. 2nd & 4th turn up fairly regularly.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-05-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,255
Posted By Keith Blakeman
1st is extremely rare, I don't have one though...

1st is extremely rare, I don't have one though but my2nd and 4th are almost identical other to each other than the number.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-05-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,255
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Personally, I think the detail on this one is...

Personally, I think the detail on this one is superb.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-05-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Mine has a rather grumpy looking sheep. David...

Mine has a rather grumpy looking sheep.
David Wright had a reversed metals S&G one I was always very envious of.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-05-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Great stuff, right up my street.

Great stuff, right up my street.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-05-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I wanted his 1st VB RWK pbp. It went for £417,...

I wanted his 1st VB RWK pbp. It went for £417, over double what I paid for similar to the 4th which was worn for half as long and much rarer.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-04-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I wonder if there was a general disposal by...

I wonder if there was a general disposal by burying these badges, years ago I once bought two of them in a lot on ebay, no fittings and pitted to hell and beyond reviving so binned them.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-04-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I agree with Luke, if that were in my collection...

I agree with Luke, if that were in my collection I’d always be looking to replace it.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-04-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,626
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Dean, what’s the badge after the Roughriders? It...

Dean, what’s the badge after the Roughriders? It ought to be the Sharpshooters.
Forum: General Topics. 07-04-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-03-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Keith Blakeman
In the spirit of helping fellow collectors, I...

In the spirit of helping fellow collectors, I think I’m right in saying this worked out well for both parties.
Forum: General Topics 25-03-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,094
Posted By Keith Blakeman
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/mollys1601/m.html?item=...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/mollys1601/m.html?item=134063878404&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.m3561.l2562
Forum: General Topics 24-03-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,094
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Be wary of UK ebay seller Molly's who's now...

Be wary of UK ebay seller Molly's who's now branched into fake MM'd CEF badges.
Forum: General Topics. 24-03-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By Keith Blakeman
From Westlake. You’ll need the small one piece...

From Westlake. You’ll need the small one piece (or brazed together) version too, I can’t ever remember seeing one.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-03-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I presume you mean like the upper one I have? ...

I presume you mean like the upper one I have? Happy to swap it for an identical match to the 4,5,6
Forum: General Topics. 24-03-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It wasn't the best looking example either.

It wasn't the best looking example either.
Forum: General Topics. 19-03-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Wouldn’t mind seeing all the Suffolk’s close up...

Wouldn’t mind seeing all the Suffolk’s close up to see exactly what they all are and the variations between them.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,902
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Looks like the beast in Predator!

Looks like the beast in Predator!
Forum: Headdress 28-02-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Whitemetal or GM?

Whitemetal or GM?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 25-02-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Now on ebay.

Now on ebay.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-02-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,963
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I agree, sometimes photos give the impression...

I agree, sometimes photos give the impression it’s raised but in reality it’s stamped.
Forum: General Topics. 18-02-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,744
Posted By Keith Blakeman
He’s probably just applying gold leaf transfer. ...

He’s probably just applying gold leaf transfer. Proper gilding is a nasty trade, hence if I’m correct, now banned.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 17-02-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Was it a case of wearing a new cap badge but...

Was it a case of wearing a new cap badge but retaining the collars of the original regiments for a number of years.

Lovely badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-02-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,645
Posted By Keith Blakeman
3rd and 4th also. Callington, Lauceston and...

3rd and 4th also. Callington, Lauceston and Falmouth not necessarily in that order though.
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