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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, please could you tell us exactly where that...

Okay, please could you tell us exactly where that particular information came from?

[QUOTE=Toby Purcell;505713]Yes! For a very short period (for the reasons Iíve explained) until the generic HCR...
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Frank Kelley
None of the badges you show are remotely like the...

None of the badges you show are remotely like the badge which is the subject of this thread.
I would say, just from the photograph, that the single one actually post dates the period that the RFC...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, so again, to be absolutely clear, you...

Okay, so again, to be absolutely clear, you appear to be suggesting that officers of the 1st and 2nd Life Guards as well as the Royal Horse Guards all wore gilt and enamel cap badges with the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'm certainly not demanding anything, so just to...

I'm certainly not demanding anything, so just to be absolutely clear, you are saying that officers of both regiments of Life Guards and then The Life Guards, as well as the Royal Horse Guards and...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Kelley
Could you show one of these actually being worn...

Could you show one of these actually being worn please, I believe officers in both the Royal Horse Guards and subsequently the Blues and Royals actually always wore the gilt garter scroll cap badge...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Kelley
I believe officers of the three regiment only...

I believe officers of the three regiment only wore their particular regiments cap badge on their Service Dress cap, the generic garter scroll gilt and enamel cap badge being worn on the forage cap....
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just from photographs, sadly, I have to agree...

Just from photographs, sadly, I have to agree with you, with the airborne badges, original examples of the Parachute Regiment and Glider Pilot Regiment are very common, but, in the case of the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that both of those are certainly good...

I think that both of those are certainly good earlier rather than later examples.
Forum: Military Buttons Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice too, certainly not getting any easier...

Very nice too, certainly not getting any easier to find these days either, it was perfectly normal for officers of the regiment to wear them, Lillico also made quite a number, their wares had a...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By Frank Kelley
If there were six thousand recruited that would...

If there were six thousand recruited that would actually be two and a half thousand that did not see service with the BEF?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 406
Posted By Frank Kelley
Quite frankly, I think a dated portrait would be...

Quite frankly, I think a dated portrait would be required to answer that question.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-04-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By Frank Kelley
Was this a common practice within the Welsh...

Was this a common practice within the Welsh Guards, in recent years there has been a spate of badges appearing with numbers on sliders.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By Frank Kelley
848535 would seem odd for that regiment, rather...

848535 would seem odd for that regiment, rather to high prior to 1920 and then does not fit into the regiments block from 2730001
Forum: Other Militaria 06-04-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 171
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would think your use of the phase "battle...

I would think your use of the phase "battle dress" in the opening post.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 06-04-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By Frank Kelley
Interestingly, WO329 shows 1930 Guardsman Aneurin...

Interestingly, WO329 shows 1930 Guardsman Aneurin Williams 1st WG and then 1933 Guardsman Thomas B Daniel 1st WG, no 1931 or 1932.
Forum: Military Buttons 06-04-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Frank Kelley
Is there a back stamp?

Is there a back stamp?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, just wondered, badges like that have been...

Okay, just wondered, badges like that have been made down the years and have been bought, of course, as to where they were bought and subsequently worn is another matter, they are the sort of thing...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 05-04-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
There appear to be three reverse QC Parachute...

There appear to be three reverse QC Parachute Regiment photographs but only two obverse photographs?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 05-04-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,014
Posted By Frank Kelley
Those boards are very nice indeed, a time...

Those boards are very nice indeed, a time consuming and expensive labour of love I suspect.
Forum: Army 05-04-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that without seeing it you would want a...

I think that without seeing it you would want a condition report, the actual frame does appear to be old, certainly on the face of it, some nice and scarce badges and a good representative collection...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-04-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is a great shame, but, the badge is not rare...

It is a great shame, but, the badge is not rare and easy to replace.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-04-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that the photographs are okay and...

I think that the photographs are okay and certainly good enough to give an opinion upon the badges concerned.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 04-04-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think you could certainly get better examples,...

I think you could certainly get better examples, but, as long as you are happy it does not matter.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-04-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Frank Kelley
Where was it reported please, I would certainly...

Where was it reported please, I would certainly be interested to read it in full.
Forum: Army 03-04-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Frank Kelley
No, they did not wear the Royal Artillery cap...

No, they did not wear the Royal Artillery cap badge, they wore their own distinctive gun pattern cap badges.
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