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Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Keith Blakeman
As if I expect them to state it's rubbish, am I...

As if I expect them to state it's rubbish, am I really that stupid? How about provide an honest service and actually assess what they're selling at to whether its genuine or not and list it...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Keith Blakeman
In my opinion where VB's are involved it's...

In my opinion where VB's are involved it's joining or overlaying two whitemetal parts where an overspill of copper braise can ruin the looks. Silver solder can be used at lower temperatures so no...
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Keith Blakeman
But the badge lots in their auction are full of...

But the badge lots in their auction are full of rubbish which they fail to mention.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By Keith Blakeman
That is so nice whatever it is.

That is so nice whatever it is.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-06-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Generic Militia too. All really nice.

Generic Militia too. All really nice.
Forum: General Topics. 29-06-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It was a bit annoying, isn’t it held in an empty...

It was a bit annoying, isn’t it held in an empty room too? Glad I got my one lot I was after in the mid-30’s then switched it off.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By Keith Blakeman
So he bought it for 'his collection' in late...

So he bought it for 'his collection' in late March and then sold it soon after. As a seller medals appear in his feedback pretty much as far back as it goes. Of course ebay is where we all offload...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Genuine ones are thinner. I only have a cheap...

Genuine ones are thinner. I only have a cheap pair of non-digital calipers so can't help out with actual measurements I'm afraid.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By Keith Blakeman
There does seem to be a lot in common with the...

There does seem to be a lot in common with the Essex one to this example.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284099903109?hash=item4225ac7e85:g:2vYAAOSwl4Ff1pzJ
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By Keith Blakeman
If you have any other titles check the thickness...

If you have any other titles check the thickness for comparison. I bought a dodgy one recently and it was obvious.
Forum: General Topics. 23-06-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Geoff Newman has a sold one for reference on his...

Geoff Newman has a sold one for reference on his site: Item No. 23082

EDIT: Apologies, I missed it was a request for an officer's badge.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 19-06-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I've just trawled through 130+ pages of the Kent...

I've just trawled through 130+ pages of the Kent and County of London archive and they certainly appear to be ww2 ish.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 18-06-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Pretty sure won through both. I’ve got Denzil...

Pretty sure won through both. I’ve got Denzil Mortimers’ WW2 collars of this pattern who was an officer but I also have the smaller officers collars versions of the 23rd LAC, 3rd COL and 4th CLY in...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,019
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Excellent, thanks. I’ve never seen that pill box...

Excellent, thanks. I’ve never seen that pill box hat badge described as anything other than an RV’s glengarry.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,019
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I stupidly forgot to title the picture correctly...

I stupidly forgot to title the picture correctly from wherever I saved it from, just has 1st Corn, no RV or VB suffix.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-06-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,019
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Can anyone date this photo by the medals?

Can anyone date this photo by the medals?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 14-06-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Logically a blank scroll without an SA honour...

Logically a blank scroll without an SA honour ought to be a 1st VB badge and not 4th/5th TA (Geoff Newman 25038) as the honour pre-dates it. But.....it has a brass rose. 2nd VB badges are seen...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-06-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 434
Posted By Keith Blakeman
A proper one.

A proper one.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 12-06-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I have this one also. I honestly don’t know the...

I have this one also. I honestly don’t know the significance of the 3 above the 60

The crownless badge is more likely to for the busby with the crown worn on a boss.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By Keith Blakeman
It’s much larger, about the same as the WW1 badge.

It’s much larger, about the same as the WW1 badge.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 10-06-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Pretty certain it’s this one.

Pretty certain it’s this one.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-06-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I’ m all for the underdog C. No seriously G

I’ m all for the underdog C.

No seriously G
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-06-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,885
Posted By Keith Blakeman
I have two similar badges but the loops are E/W...

I have two similar badges but the loops are E/W on one and N/S on the other, I’ve seen N/S on dealers sites, is there a ‘correct’ placement?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Yes, that’s the one.

Yes, that’s the one.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Keith Blakeman
Not marked but I’d say almost certainly Gaunt. ...

Not marked but I’d say almost certainly Gaunt. One of a number of mint examples I bought from the DNW sales when they were selling off the Gaunt stuff. It came with a 1st pattern MM’d Queens.
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