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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Today, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Frank Kelley
That particular example appears to have been worn...

That particular example appears to have been worn too.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Frank Kelley
That's a nice example, you do encounter these...

That's a nice example, you do encounter these with a slider from time to time, regarding Gaylor, my advice would be the waste paper basket.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 13-01-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well done, I would send the whole bloody lot back...

Well done, I would send the whole bloody lot back with a note advising them that you will take matters further if you do not hear from them in due course!
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-01-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By Frank Kelley
My thoughts would be that these badges came from...

My thoughts would be that these badges came from a particular manufacturer and like the Manchester Regt you mention, were simply made and finished as they are now found and at that point in time, I...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 10-01-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
It was a particularly interesting regiment, a few...

It was a particularly interesting regiment, a few of it's rank and file even ended up out upon the wild frontier with the 21st Lancers.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 08-01-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By Frank Kelley
It would certainly be interesting to know the...

It would certainly be interesting to know the young trooper's identity, he could quite easily have been serving prior to the declaration of war and be simply wearing a new cap.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 08-01-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By Frank Kelley
I certainly don't get any pleasure, whatsoever,...

I certainly don't get any pleasure, whatsoever, from reading this thread, it does not matter how much money you have spent, if it was offered as original by the saleroom concerned, I would send it...
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,480
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think that patination is fine, but, rust and...

I think that patination is fine, but, rust and corrosion I'm not keen on, still not something you need consider with your new badge, these are certainly tough times, still could be worse, look at the...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, all now becomes clear!:)

Okay, all now becomes clear!:)
Forum: General Topics. 07-01-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,480
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, I was actually quite surprised to see just...

Well, I was actually quite surprised to see just how much is often being sought by people selling examples these days.
No, I used some very fine emery paper which took the majority of the light...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 07-01-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By Frank Kelley
An original example of the badge would certainly...

An original example of the badge would certainly be more likely to exceed the price of a very exceptional meal and bottle of wine these days, notwithstanding, if it was offered as original I would...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
Well, that was certainly my own belief, I have...

Well, that was certainly my own belief, I have certainly encountered various gilding metal badges that do appear to have been worn too, although, they are few, but, I was puzzled after reading this...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 07-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, so are both the example KK1448 and those...

Okay, so are both the example KK1448 and those gilding metal Woodward marked examples completely spurious then?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
Could you clarify that, are you saying the badges...

Could you clarify that, are you saying the badges in the original post are all fakes, or, are you saying that the Hertfordshire Yeomanry never actually worn the badge in GM?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-01-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would certainly be very keen to see any...

I would certainly be very keen to see any original Great War period examples if any members have them.
Forum: Navy 05-01-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Frank Kelley
What is the connection with South...

What is the connection with South Africa?:confused:
Forum: Off topic 05-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By Frank Kelley
From your earlier post, I think it would be case...

From your earlier post, I think it would be case of the person concerned actually explaining why he/she stole it from your mailbox in the first place, surely that was not a mistake.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 05-01-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Frank Kelley
Perhaps via Ebay!

Perhaps via Ebay!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-01-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Frank Kelley
Does the word "gold" always feature in his user...

Does the word "gold" always feature in his user names?:eek:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-01-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Frank Kelley
It is a British made example.

It is a British made example.
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, but, what a bloody good result, hopefully...

Okay, but, what a bloody good result, hopefully the notices you put up made a certain person think about what they had done.
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By Frank Kelley
So do you think the item was actually stolen from...

So do you think the item was actually stolen from your mail box?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 03-01-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Frank Kelley
"found together in WW2 bag"

"found together in WW2 bag"
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Frank Kelley
I think ebay is fine, if as a collector you know...

I think ebay is fine, if as a collector you know what you are doing, if you don't, then it is perhaps not the best place to be.
Forum: Off topic 03-01-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By Frank Kelley
It was returned to your mailbox?

It was returned to your mailbox?
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