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Forum: General Topics. 10-11-20, 07:46 PM
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Posted By billy4294
unknown warrior

For anyone who's interested,and doesn't already know, there is a service on bbc1 tomorrow for the unknown warrior. BBC2 is showing edited high light's of the service in the evening.
Billyh
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 02:43 PM
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Views: 243
Posted By billy4294
NA

NA
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 02:36 PM
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Views: 243
Posted By billy4294
Thank you. I think I got confused with the cap...

Thank you. I think I got confused with the cap badge. But it's still a badly made brooch. Can't think why a jeweller would admit to it being a piece they made. But it is what it is, and up to the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-10-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By billy4294
Silver L'pool pals

Is it just me? or does this badge look like it's a badly pressed copy?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/thegeneralschest?_trksid=p2047675.l2559

It's described as original, but I've never seen a solid...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-10-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,326
Posted By billy4294
I wonder if 2012 is the year the title was...

I wonder if 2012 is the year the title was reproduced?
Billyh
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-10-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,326
Posted By billy4294
Good evening, Same seller...

Good evening,
Same seller as before on ebay, has another 4th City Batttalion L'Pool Pals shoulder title, with separate number and DIFFERENT style lugs, to the last offering....
Forum: Indian Badges 30-09-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By billy4294
Thanks for the info gents billyh

Thanks for the info gents
billyh
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 20-09-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By billy4294
Nice badges. I wouldn't have thought there would...

Nice badges. I wouldn't have thought there would be too many of these about. The RND formed in September 1914 and by October 1914 Collingwood Btn was bound for France and then Belgium. They had 700...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-09-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,326
Posted By billy4294
I haven't seen an L'pool pals with those style...

I haven't seen an L'pool pals with those style lugs before. Could they be replacements? KLR will probably know.
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 17-09-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By billy4294
17th Dogra cast badge

Good Evening,
Can anyone tell me if this badge is a cap or a collar? please. I'ts about just over one inch by just over one inch (sorry don't have a ruler handy)

Thanks
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 08-09-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By billy4294
Thank you Henk. You didn't explain that quite so...

Thank you Henk. You didn't explain that quite so clearly in your first post. I'm grateful for th information.
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 07-09-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By billy4294
1950 is definitely post 1947, I think. Perhaps I...

1950 is definitely post 1947, I think. Perhaps I should have said post independence.
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 07-09-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By billy4294
Thanks Tim

Thanks Tim
Forum: Indian Badges 07-09-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By billy4294
Gurkha opinions please

As I mentioned in my Gurkha info post, here are some Gurkha badges I have for opinions please. I'm not sure of the of the 4th. It's got some weight and isn't to shinny, I'm quite confident the pre...
Forum: Indian Badges 06-09-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By billy4294
Thanks for the detailed information Tim. I'll try...

Thanks for the detailed information Tim. I'll try to post the badges I have tomorrow for opinions.
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 06-09-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By billy4294
Re the above. I forgot to add chrome badges...

Re the above. I forgot to add chrome badges before 1947
Forum: Indian Badges 05-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By billy4294
Thanks Steve. I take it they did wear a plain...

Thanks Steve. I take it they did wear a plain white metal badge with POW feathers then.
What about chromed badges? Did they ever wear them? blackened handles or otherwise?
Cheers
Billyh
Forum: Indian Badges 05-09-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By billy4294
4th Gurkhas Info please

Hello,
Does anyone know if the fourth Gurkha's ever issued a badge as a variant, without blackened handles? Or if they ever issued a chromed badge with blackened handles? I have some Gurkha...
Forum: General Topics. 14-06-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By billy4294
2409 KHAN may well have been 10th Bengal Lancers,...

2409 KHAN may well have been 10th Bengal Lancers, as you suggest, though I cant find a medal card for him. What's interesting with this medal is that it has two ranks (sowar) and two surnames...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By billy4294
Sidney Dymond was wounded (GSW) in the face arm...

Sidney Dymond was wounded (GSW) in the face arm and hip. He is listed as a SJT in the admission and discharge book (under second reg no 20043) which gives his company Letter etc. There is some more...
Forum: General Topics. 22-05-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By billy4294
you can get this film on Amazon prime as well. ...

you can get this film on Amazon prime as well.
billyh
Forum: Infantry 19-05-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By billy4294
Glad you like the badge. It's by Hicks and sons....

Glad you like the badge. It's by Hicks and sons. I did come across information about Canadian badges being made in England, and some other interesting facts about Canadian regiments etc. I'm not...
Forum: Infantry 19-05-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By billy4294
Thanks for turning the photos the right way up....

Thanks for turning the photos the right way up. That's how they look on my phone. Don't know how they ended up the way they did
Billyh
Forum: Infantry 18-05-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By billy4294
10th Canadians badge

I don't collect Canadian badges but I bought this one to go with a kia 14-15 star to an mm I recently purchased.
Comments welcome. I have to say while I was looking around for Canadian badges I did...
Forum: General Topics. 14-05-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By billy4294
didn't use to be warm round and cuddly. But i...

didn't use to be warm round and cuddly. But i can't say what it was here. Had a mate who was a maureen. He had a green hat, courtesy of the army in ww2.
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