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Forum: General Topics Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By Frank Kelley
Kenya Independent Squadron in post five.

Kenya Independent Squadron in post five.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 13-06-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Frank Kelley
That does not appear to have any age to it...

That does not appear to have any age to it whatsoever and is a peculiar colour, as well as being very crudely cast.
Forum: General Topics. 12-06-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By Frank Kelley
Good heavens, really, all I see is a forage cap...

Good heavens, really, all I see is a forage cap withdrawn during the same period of time, why exactly, unless for the same reasons?:confused:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-06-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By Frank Kelley
Sadly, not much left for this particular man,...

Sadly, not much left for this particular man, born on the 23rd of April 1887 at Kirkdale, the enemy have him as been captured at Meteren on the 16th of April 1918 and then marched up to Belgium and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would start with the London Gazette and then...

I would start with the London Gazette and then search WO363 and WO364 at Kew for any surviving papers, all available online, let us know how you get on.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Frank Kelley
That is very nice!

That is very nice!
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 10-06-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By Frank Kelley
That would be the 3rd Battalion of the Kings...

That would be the 3rd Battalion of the Kings Liverpool Regiment which is certainly interesting as it was, from memory at least, a reserve battalion in Great Britain, I think the 4th was too, but, it...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By Frank Kelley
Clearly a new Pattern Forage Cap, Griff!:D

Clearly a new Pattern Forage Cap, Griff!:D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, I just looked at the badge you referred to,...

No, I just looked at the badge you referred to, it does appear to be made here, I don't think it is unreasonable to describe the Eighth as a famous unit, I do think, from the photographs, that badge...
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By Frank Kelley
That has always been my understanding, the Scots...

That has always been my understanding, the Scots Guards had their short lived large Edwardian cap badge for wear upon them too.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By Frank Kelley
Despite the usage of the word nice, I see nothing...

Despite the usage of the word nice, I see nothing wrong with the description of that particular badge.
Forum: General Topics. 08-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By Frank Kelley
Are you saying that members of the four Foot...

Are you saying that members of the four Foot Guard regiments did not wear the Brodrick cap, I thought the Irish Guards were the first to be issued with it?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 08-06-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,698
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would certainly be interested to see the...

I would certainly be interested to see the examples sold by the association, it may well be the same or similar, I suppose I should put my hand in my pocket and order one.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, these were factory made, some plated, I...

No, these were factory made, some plated, I suppose, for the same reason that many GM and WM badges were plated.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'd be very happy with it without a repair, a...

I'd be very happy with it without a repair, a good and very scarce plated example, they have become much harder to find now.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-06-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,698
Posted By Frank Kelley
Has anyone got an example of the five quid copy...

Has anyone got an example of the five quid copy shown at the bottom of the image with the other three copies?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from the photographs I would think you are...

Just from the photographs I would think you are okay with those, the first appears to have actually been worn.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Frank Kelley
Certainly money in these things!:D

Certainly money in these things!:D
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-06-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice, the 15th is particularly pleasing.

Very nice, the 15th is particularly pleasing.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-06-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Frank Kelley
Neither, very deliberate, shame it is broken.

Neither, very deliberate, shame it is broken.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-06-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would not be happy with that example, although,...

I would not be happy with that example, although, I am not sure just from the photographs that it is a fake, I would certainly want to replace it, they were worn for quite a period of time, getting a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is often quite difficult to make out exactly...

It is often quite difficult to make out exactly what is being worn upon Forage caps, but, the regiment certainly did wear the white metal cap badges upon them.
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 06-06-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Frank Kelley
I very much doubt the existence of a single...

I very much doubt the existence of a single original example.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 06-06-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Frank Kelley
:eek:!

:eek:!
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-06-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Frank Kelley
Again, from the photographs, I too would think...

Again, from the photographs, I too would think original.
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