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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Home Guard
This is an interesting thread. Makes me want to...

This is an interesting thread. Makes me want to ask if they have faked sealed badges along with everything else? If so, how can you tell a good one?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Home Guard
First blush to me is Russian based on the Russian...

First blush to me is Russian based on the Russian badges/pins I have. Can you share a picture of the back as that may help ID it.

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 22-11-20, 04:55 AM
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Views: 41
Posted By Home Guard
Army or Navy Nurses Watches

I have been trying to find out if the Army or Navy nurses wore a watch as part of their dress when on the ward? I am interested not just in WWI or WWII, but also post war please.

If anybody has...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 21-11-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Home Guard
Restrike, Impressive display. How did you get the...

Restrike, Impressive display. How did you get the striped frame? It really looks nice!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 20-11-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Tim, Was not expensive so yep, a variation...

Thanks Tim, Was not expensive so yep, a variation to me, but as one of the fakes.

Always good info from Luke, appreciate the link.

Terry
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 20-11-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Home Guard
Yes, the US Army did wear a polar bear patch for...

Yes, the US Army did wear a polar bear patch for the Alaska Defense Command. There are actually quite a few versions of it. Here's a picture of the ones I collected about 15 years ago.
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 20-11-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Home Guard
I think it's a very fine piece and love the...

I think it's a very fine piece and love the used/seeing action condition!!!

Terry
Forum: New Zealand Badges 20-11-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 582
Posted By Home Guard
Beautiful!!! To me that's the kind you wnat -...

Beautiful!!! To me that's the kind you wnat - it's been in action instead of sitting on the QM's shelf!

A real beauty in my book!!!

Terry
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-11-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Home Guard
Jerry, if I see another one I'll give you a heads...

Jerry, if I see another one I'll give you a heads up.

Tim, I know the larger type lettering is bogus on WW2 badges but wasn't sure about this one since it has a QC??? Do you consider it a fake?...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 19-11-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Home Guard
WRAC w/ New maker Mark for Collection

I had mentioned I believe earlier that I found a new maker mark for a Bi-Metal WRAC badge and it arrived today, so thought I would share it. It's the only one I've seen with this maker - SMITH &...
Forum: General Topics. 18-11-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Home Guard
Christmas in November

True, I am not one who likes celebrating Christmas before Thanksgiving, but today's mail this week brought some really anxiously, anticipated packets and it sure seems like Christmas! A large number...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-11-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you gentlemen! Saved me some hard earned...

Thank you gentlemen! Saved me some hard earned cash, much appreciated. I'll keep looking.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-11-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Home Guard
Looking at This Badge

I am looking at this badge, but am not sure. My reason being that the aging seems ot be consistent front and back, as if done with a wash. What do you all think - good or bad? If bad please advise...
Forum: Military Buttons 15-11-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Home Guard
Here are the British Napoleonic era buttons I...

Here are the British Napoleonic era buttons I have for comparison.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/hh235/terry37photos/DSCF3332.JPG?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Home Guard
Thursday Chris, First off, you are not the first...

Thursday Chris, First off, you are not the first and will not be the last to buy a dodgey badge. I suspect all of us on this forum have at one time or another - I definitely have. It is unfortunate...
Forum: Off topic 14-11-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Home Guard
Oh well, too bad for me anyway. Thanks, ...

Oh well, too bad for me anyway.

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-11-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Home Guard
Thanks Simon! I thought they looked a little...

Thanks Simon! I thought they looked a little suspicious which is why I asked. Too bad though as I'd have liked adding the ones that made me ask.

Terry
Forum: Off topic 14-11-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Home Guard
Very nice! Love the WAAC badge which I am...

Very nice! Love the WAAC badge which I am assuming is Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

Terry
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-11-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Home Guard
Question re EBay Seller

Does anyone have any info good or bad with a dealer on EBAY - Milantique? If this is a forum member I mean no disrespect, but I see a few bits I am interested in which is why I am asking.

Thanks,...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-11-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Home Guard
Is the thick eyebrow right? I had thought that...

Is the thick eyebrow right? I had thought that was a bad sign and the eyebrow should be thinner?

Thanks,

Terry
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 14-11-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By Home Guard
Just received the 20th Btn London, and what a...

Just received the 20th Btn London, and what a beauty!!! Thanks Alan,

Terry
Forum: General Topics. 13-11-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Home Guard
I recently was looking at a badge on eBay that I...

I recently was looking at a badge on eBay that I knew another member was also looking at. I sent him a note with my high bid and he replied "Go for it".

In all my years of collecting, I have...
Forum: General Topics. 12-11-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Home Guard
Hmmm, that does not look good! However, as I read...

Hmmm, that does not look good! However, as I read it, it does not apply to individuals sending items to the UK???

Over here in the US they have started taxing eBay purchases, which is totally...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 12-11-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Home Guard
Military Nurses Watch

I am curious to know if military nurses ever wore a pendant watch? I have not been able to find pictures of that, so for now am assuming they did not. Does anyone have any information about this?
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Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 12-11-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,965
Posted By Home Guard
Thank you so much John! Excellent information!!!!...

Thank you so much John! Excellent information!!!!

Terry
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