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Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,695
Posted By Frank Kelley
I'd forgotten about this thread, okay, so the...

I'd forgotten about this thread, okay, so the badge with the blue background and the second flaw, next to the cross, is spurious, but, the others are original?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Frank Kelley
"Made from brass and from the First World...

"Made from brass and from the First World War":confused:
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-06-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,347
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not a badge that I would rush to buy without it...

Not a badge that I would rush to buy without it being in a group to a particular soldier, preferably with an AB64, notwithstanding, you do see plenty of examples that were made in both North Africa...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-06-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, I see, well fifty quid was certainly a...

Okay, I see, well fifty quid was certainly a bargain.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-06-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Frank Kelley
Agreed, it is nice and scarce.

Agreed, it is nice and scarce.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Frank Kelley
Was it expensive?:eek:

Was it expensive?:eek:
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Frank Kelley
I certainly would not describe it as a very good...

I certainly would not describe it as a very good copy!
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would think a brace of originals could be...

I would think a brace of originals could be found, without too much difficulty for the same sort of money, or, I dare say perhaps a little less.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 29-06-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very nice Jerry, a little piece of history, me...

Very nice Jerry, a little piece of history, me thinks.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Frank Kelley
Not an exact matching pair, notwithstanding, they...

Not an exact matching pair, notwithstanding, they face and could have been worn together.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-06-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By Frank Kelley
Over seven hundred quid, if current circumstances...

Over seven hundred quid, if current circumstances were different, you could certainly have a good night out!:eek:
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Frank Kelley
A member of this forum too!:eek:

A member of this forum too!:eek:
Forum: Military Buttons 28-06-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,345
Posted By Frank Kelley
What about GAUNT LONDON ENG ?

What about GAUNT LONDON ENG ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 28-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Frank Kelley
At least you have an example!

At least you have an example!
Forum: Other Military Topics 28-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,799
Posted By Frank Kelley
Can you imagine the result if they had made a...

Can you imagine the result if they had made a limited edition with a certificate dedicated to a casualty?
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 28-06-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Frank Kelley
Firmin made a great many die cast cap and collar...

Firmin made a great many die cast cap and collar badges for RFC officers to wear upon SD, but, their plate is a rather unusual thing to see on the reverse of a collar badge.
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Frank Kelley
Perhaps put it back where it was found!:D

Perhaps put it back where it was found!:D
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 28-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Frank Kelley
Just out of interest, what sort of cap was it,...

Just out of interest, what sort of cap was it, did it show any signs of ever having another badge upon it and where is it now?
Forum: General Topics. 28-06-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
I take you are not familiar with badges from this...

I take you are not familiar with badges from this manufacturer, their badges were actually of quite good quality compared with some others, copper wire loops were normal, I would not say they were...
Forum: General Topics. 27-06-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Frank Kelley
Thirty six quid, as cheap as chips and a bobby...

Thirty six quid, as cheap as chips and a bobby dazzler me thinks, it's worth rather more, get bidding and good luck.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-06-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By Frank Kelley
Yes, they can still be had, plenty were...

Yes, they can still be had, plenty were manufactured and that's certainly where my money would go if I were Tim.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-06-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By Frank Kelley
Far too much in my opinion, you would certainly...

Far too much in my opinion, you would certainly struggle to get your money back any time soon.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 25-06-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By Frank Kelley
I would have thought it would still be possible...

I would have thought it would still be possible to actually buy good example of the ordnance Pattern 13123 parachutist badge, which do date from 1944, for that sort of money, which is certainly what...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 24-06-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Frank Kelley
Very sensible, although, these days, actually...

Very sensible, although, these days, actually finding a library that is open is far from easy.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 24-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Frank Kelley
Okay, well lots provincial salerooms here, as...

Okay, well lots provincial salerooms here, as well as many others around the world, but, bought as seen, or bought as original after being described as such?
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