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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Frank Kelley
Both the material and manufacture used are not...

Both the material and manufacture used are not original.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Frank Kelley
Return them if sold as original and insist on a...

Return them if sold as original and insist on a refund.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Frank Kelley
Indeed, it looks brand new!

Indeed, it looks brand new!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Frank Kelley
Looking, in particular, at the reverse image, I...

Looking, in particular, at the reverse image, I would not be happy with that and would return it.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, I think it would have been.

Yes, I think it would have been.
Forum: The Home Front Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Frank Kelley
The badge in the original post dates from the...

The badge in the original post dates from the Great War, they are almost always encountered with an official number, (the highest that I have seen is 10034) normally upon the buttonhole fitting and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 03-12-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Frank Kelley
A lovely old example, but, not one that I would...

A lovely old example, but, not one that I would refer to as Victorian.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-11-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think , from the photographs, that it is a...

I think , from the photographs, that it is a variant and unlikely to be Victorian.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 26-11-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would not call it strange and certainly not...

I would not call it strange and certainly not unique, the Parachute Regiment would be a case in point.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 11-11-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think both are original examples with some age...

I think both are original examples with some age to them.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-11-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Frank Kelley
The LG is completely spurious and I would want a...

The LG is completely spurious and I would want a better example of the 15th Hussars, which I would say from the photographs is original and I would keep.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 20-10-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice and I would have said much harder to...

Very nice and I would have said much harder to find than the Norfolk Yeomanry.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-10-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,591
Posted By Frank Kelley
Are the War Office records incorrect then?

Are the War Office records incorrect then?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 07-10-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not in the Royal Marines.

Not in the Royal Marines.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 06-10-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Frank Kelley
Thank you very much, so no full stop after the...

Thank you very much, so no full stop after the word Submarines and it can only be post war, that is very good to know, many thanks again.
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 05-10-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Frank Kelley
Out of interest, I was under the impression that...

Out of interest, I was under the impression that HM Submarines was worn in WW2, what is the difference between those and later examples?
Forum: Military Buttons 05-10-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank Kelley
Morning Rob, Okay, so am I being far too...

Morning Rob,
Okay, so am I being far too cynical then, it just does not look original to me.
Regards Frank
Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank Kelley
Hello Rob, Yes, I can see your button and it...

Hello Rob,
Yes, I can see your button and it has what I would expect for that period, very clearly an antique proper that looks it's age, but, the King Edward's Horse example in the original post,...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-10-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank Kelley
So do you think that particular backstamp to be...

So do you think that particular backstamp to be original then?
Forum: Military Buttons 03-10-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank Kelley
Hobson

Are these button backstamps completely spurious?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 25-09-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,091
Posted By Frank Kelley
So are these considered to be original?

So are these considered to be original?
Forum: Headdress 25-09-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would suggest the cap badge is not WW1.

I would suggest the cap badge is not WW1.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 19-09-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Frank Kelley
They appear, from the photographs, to be new and...

They appear, from the photographs, to be new and without any age whatsoever!
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19-09-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Frank Kelley
Appendix 15 in the current edition of British...

Appendix 15 in the current edition of British Battles and Medals shows Officers, Petty Officers and Ratings in HMS Amethyst from the 21st of April until the 31st of July 1949.
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