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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-09-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By BROOKIES
Itís possibly a Royal Welch Fusiliers pouch...

Itís possibly a Royal Welch Fusiliers pouch badge, Iíll check it out later and compare it to one I have.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 03-07-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By BROOKIES
Arm badge.

Afternoon all.

Just looking through R.G.Harris book on The Irish Regiments and on page 58 is a image of badge being worn by recruiting sergeant McGinley in 1875 taken outside a pub in Westminster....
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-06-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Jon. Some nice badges you have...

Afternoon Jon.

Some nice badges you have there again.

The bottom left RWF badge was worn as both cap badge and collar badge as have three cabinet photoís of them being worn.

As you say the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-05-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,541
Posted By BROOKIES
Luke. As you say nice original badge, why I...

Luke.

As you say nice original badge, why I did query it was that in the first feed the badge look strongly as if w/m and not brass.

Agree yours has been cleaned hence sharper reverse than...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-05-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,541
Posted By BROOKIES
Luke. You sure your happy with the badge ? ...

Luke.

You sure your happy with the badge ?

Is it brass or w/m as genuine ones only came in brass, the badge is also to well struck.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 16-03-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By BROOKIES
Jack. Her George Cross sold via Dix Noonan...

Jack.

Her George Cross sold via Dix Noonan Webb (understand Lord Ashcroft bought it) back in July 2015.

They did have quite a bit of info in the sale catalogue, so may want to have a look at...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-12-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By BROOKIES
He was being investigated for 4 Years but he was...

He was being investigated for 4 Years but he was still allowed to sell his forgeries on you know where, does go to show how useless they are (I try to sell a WW1 pocket knife and it's pulled in half...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-12-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By BROOKIES
Dave/Kevin. A few odds and sods, boss badge...

Dave/Kevin.

A few odds and sods, boss badge on different colour cord, some dragons and some English stuff.

Ta

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By BROOKIES
Dave. It looks better in the flesh as camera...

Dave.

It looks better in the flesh as camera dulls down the shine.

Is someone bidding on that badge as Mons or Glam as think if listed as Glam maybe it would go for more (who wants to collect...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By BROOKIES
Dave. Here you go. Ta ...

Dave.

Here you go.

Ta

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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 12-12-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By BROOKIES
C'mon boys. Easiest way it just have two...

C'mon boys.

Easiest way it just have two badges one in Glamorgan collection and one in Mons collection saves any issues. Better in Glam collection than those Mons mind you.

Ta
Forum: General Topics. 04-11-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Jon. PM sent. Ta Jonathan

Afternoon Jon.

PM sent.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 29-10-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By BROOKIES
Kevin. Nice little collection you got going...

Kevin.

Nice little collection you got going there, good to see.

Do have a nice large cabinet photo of officers in camp, three variants of cap badges, four different version of collars.

Ta
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-10-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon. Looks fine to me and is correct...

Afternoon.

Looks fine to me and is correct as on loops.

Not a Cardiff pals cap badge but a 16th Welsh (Cardiff City) battalion cap badge.

Regards

Jonathan
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 14-10-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By BROOKIES
Bosley's today.

Evening all.

See some nice cheap (;) :eek:!!) S.F patches in there today.

Two going over £3k each before fees.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 25-07-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By BROOKIES
Dave. Didnít know you were that old. ...

Dave.

Didnít know you were that old.

Started collecting when in nappies !!

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By BROOKIES
There are also locally made titles for the 1st...

There are also locally made titles for the 1st battalion but are white on black background.

Jonathan
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-07-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Alan. Maybe of interest as cadet...

Afternoon Alan.

Maybe of interest as cadet corp mentioned.

A tribute by E. Vaughan Morris in the Conductor magazine, April 1965: 'T. J. Powell: A Mighty Friend'. W. G. Atkins September 1969.
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Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 09-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon Alan. The Marquess of Bute had a...

Afternoon Alan.

The Marquess of Bute had a Wyvern in his coat of arms along with a Dragon.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: General Topics. 30-06-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By BROOKIES
W/M R BUCKS S/T & Collar help with id

Afternoon all.

Just looking for some help with id on these shoulder titles's as never seen s/t with separate R (all w/m) also the (possible collar) badge.

I will be selling these on as part of...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 16-06-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By BROOKIES
So you gonna do a few Mons frames for your...

So you gonna do a few Mons frames for your daughter.

Ta

Jonathan
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-05-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By BROOKIES
Good afternoon all. Maybe of interest as...

Good afternoon all.

Maybe of interest as link to the above mentioned album.

I can remember speaking to Lieut Renwick (image 10) and him telling me about being buried alive in Gallipoli and also...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-05-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By BROOKIES
Good morning all. As said have now copied up...

Good morning all.

As said have now copied up the collars (the T's are in the draws some where) in the photo and the badge and the hat from which it came along with close up of buttons.

So all I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-05-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By BROOKIES
Good afternoon CB. Can't say if the uniform...

Good afternoon CB.

Can't say if the uniform is unique to the W.H but have only seen them being worn in the images in this link (hence why taken years to identify what the uniform is) but I sure...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-05-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By BROOKIES
Afternoon all. After all these years have...

Afternoon all.

After all these years have managed to find out why our man (and Welsh Horse) is wearing a plastron top.

Seems as if the Welsh Horse had a motorcycle section/attachment/unit who...
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