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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Today, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By gb64
Hi Lois Welcome to the Forum , great picture,...

Hi Lois
Welcome to the Forum , great picture, as Luke has said Royal Marine Engineers.

Gerard

Gerard
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 20-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By gb64
Hello Grimcon & welcome to the forum, as Mike has...

Hello Grimcon & welcome to the forum, as Mike has said if your able to add photos both front and rear of the badges , you may find it easier to put them in albums and add them to that section if...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 18-10-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By gb64
Hi Diehard I agree with all Brian has said, a...

Hi Diehard
I agree with all Brian has said, a fantasy badge as far as Iím aware .

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-10-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By gb64
I'm with Simon ,not an officers with slider but a...

I'm with Simon ,not an officers with slider but a gilding metal other ranks that's a bit grubby !! an ok badge though.


Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-10-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By gb64
Thank you Mike, very helpful and informative ...

Thank you Mike, very helpful and informative

Gerard
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 03-10-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By gb64
Hi Gard As you probably know the badge itself...

Hi Gard
As you probably know the badge itself didnít change WW1/WW11 ,Iíd guess the fixings would denote a change of period , the earlier tapered slider type normally found on WW1 badges and Iíve...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 01-10-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By gb64
As has been said heís Royal Artillery, heís also...

As has been said heís Royal Artillery, heís also wearing a bandolier which suggests a mounted soldier, with lance corporals rank chevrons and a good conduct chevron on his lower left arm.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By gb64
Me to ,looks ok Gerard

Me to ,looks ok

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-09-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By gb64
Looks a poor copy to me Kevin, not a lover of the...

Looks a poor copy to me Kevin, not a lover of the slider, rear definition poor and a good few faults on the front .

Gerard
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 28-09-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By gb64
Again sorry for the loss of your Grandfather...

Again sorry for the loss of your Grandfather ,welcome to the Forum , I agree with Luke in his thoughts on your badges, as suggested there might be a chance on a few that could be ok & again as Luke...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 28-09-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By gb64
Looks good to me Gerard

Looks good to me

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By gb64
Looks good to me Kevin Gerard

Looks good to me Kevin

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-09-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By gb64
Hello Mark, back in the box I think,...

Hello Mark, back in the box I think, unfortunately a copy as far as Iím aware.

Gerard
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 23-09-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By gb64
Hi Kevin Looks a good badge to me. Gerard

Hi Kevin
Looks a good badge to me.

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 23-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By gb64
I agree with Paul in his thoughts , both look ok...

I agree with Paul in his thoughts , both look ok from the pictures.

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 23-09-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By gb64
Hi Steve I think your feelings are justified, a...

Hi Steve
I think your feelings are justified, a copy for sure , Iíd send it back if it was brought as an original!! Iíve a genuine one in my collection unfortunately canít show it at the moment as...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 19-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By gb64
Both lovely old genuine badges, very nice . ...

Both lovely old genuine badges, very nice .

Gerard
Forum: Other Militaria 19-09-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By gb64
Hi Peter, looked a good day out, I think those...

Hi Peter, looked a good day out, I think those smaller holster were for a flair gun

Gerard
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By gb64
As Leigh said, I agree, you can just see the...

As Leigh said, I agree, you can just see the faint outline of the original scroll as itís slightly larger than the overlay SA one, Iíve a few badges converted like this and the other way around!!
...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 17-09-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By gb64
Hi VS Not sure which badge your referring to,...

Hi VS
Not sure which badge your referring to, do you mean the one in the open of this thread or another on British Army Badges site? And is your question in relation to a Middlesex Regiment cap...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 16-09-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 264
Posted By gb64
Hi Michael, if I remember right the Battle Dress...

Hi Michael, if I remember right the Battle Dress wasnít worn until late 1930ís so the service dress was still being worn, Iím not sure with out checking but the service dress (as worn WW1) had the...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-09-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By gb64
F... me Luke where you finding these gems from,...

F... me Luke where you finding these gems from, thatís a lovely badge, looks spot on , not jealous me never:p:p

Gerard
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines 01-09-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By gb64
Hello Baz 68 Exactly as Leigh says REME 42-47 ...

Hello Baz 68
Exactly as Leigh says REME 42-47

Gerard
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 25-08-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By gb64
Great info Jon, love this forum, always learning....

Great info Jon, love this forum, always learning. Makes sense now on the backing, possibly not the FSC badge worn in the beret ?? a full size cap badge ?? But a great link none the less.

Gerard
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-08-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By gb64
Hi Mark, the Rifle Brigade badge is a copy of the...

Hi Mark, the Rifle Brigade badge is a copy of the cross belt badge, made to look like a cap badge, quite a few around unfortunately.

Gerard
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