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Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Borderer
Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your...

Gerry I hope so cheers mate, Trubia26 your welcome.

Best
Hiram
Forum: Headdress Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Borderer
Just to put some flesh on this subject the...

Just to put some flesh on this subject the Balmoral
The Balmoral is a traditional Scottish hat that can be worn as part of formal or informal Highland dress. Developed from the earlier blue bonnet,...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By Borderer
Hi Allan O, Can you elaborate a bit more...

Hi Allan O,

Can you elaborate a bit more detail on your reply Please. When you as it was never issued, who would have issued it and to who, if it was a fantasy to what purpose was it serve?
...
Forum: Military Buttons 01-05-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Borderer
Cool Thanks Neil and Gerry, the collection keeps on...

Thanks Neil and Gerry, the collection keeps on giving:)

Best XXV
Hiram
Forum: Military Buttons 30-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Borderer
Pewter 25th Foot 1782-1805 Button

I recently purchased this vary rare regimental button, when the Regiment were, between 1782 and 1805, known as 25th of Foot (Sussex Regiment). Its a long story how this title came about, which I will...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,912
Posted By Borderer
Hi Marinus, Sorry I never replied sooner....

Hi Marinus,

Sorry I never replied sooner. Alex is right circa 1902-52 without any specific hall marks to date it exactly. Nevertheless, a nice period badge, if you look at my Album you will see...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-04-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,912
Posted By Borderer
Dear Members, I have been corresponding with...

Dear Members,

I have been corresponding with 3DG on the subject of King's Own Scottish Borderers WW1 GM (Gilded Metal) badges.

I undertook to research into this in depth and can conclude from...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 17-04-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By Borderer
I beg to differ about there not being a brass...

I beg to differ about there not being a brass King's Own Scottish Borderers cap badge authorised for production, two references 1. page 14 of Scottish Regimental Badges 1793-1971 badge 87 The King's...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 15-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By Borderer
I have no idea why brass was used other than the...

I have no idea why brass was used other than the fact that I would suspect that it was ready available and cheaper than white metal.

I have attached the photograph I took in the Hooge museum on...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 14-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By Borderer
Hi Lisa and Rob, Thank you for pointing out...

Hi Lisa and Rob,

Thank you for pointing out my error, copy and post the reason, I have amended the text.
There were White Metal and Brass examples of this striking, I do have a brass example of...
Forum: Headdress 24-03-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Thank you Shirley, I enjoyed the research,...

Thank you Shirley,
I enjoyed the research, there is one other thing you could do with the photograph since you have the original. 'My Heritage' a family tree research site has a free appt or program...
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Hi Shirley, I hope this helps you an others see...

Hi Shirley,
I hope this helps you an others see the detail in the photograph clearer.

I have Kodak filtered the photograph and enlarged the centre section, which I think it now clearly...
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Look at my post where I have copies the...

Look at my post where I have copies the photograph from Shirley's first post and put it the right way up, the boy's are clearly wearing Glengarry's with Dicing.

Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Headdress 23-03-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Hi Shirley, You are free to use the...

Hi Shirley,

You are free to use the photograph, I have attached two photographs for you;

The first illustrating the Dicing (official naming) the colours are in this case Red, White and Dark...
Forum: Headdress 22-03-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Hi Herford Annie, I have righted your...

Hi Herford Annie,

I have righted your photograph which has enabled me to have a better look at the uniform, Dark Blue serge button at the front with white shirt, children appear to be wearing,...
Forum: Headdress 22-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By Borderer
Hi Herford Annie, Although the photograph is...

Hi Herford Annie,

Although the photograph is heavy pixeled I would say because of the shape of this particular Shako and Badge Plate its the French Pattern Shako, the later Shakos all had more of...
Forum: Military Buttons 06-03-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Borderer
Hi Smiffy, Could you post it again rotated...

Hi Smiffy,

Could you post it again rotated as I think it should be similar to the French circle but without the dot, open at the top, in saying that it may be easier to de-cypher the monogram that...
Forum: Military Buttons 04-03-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Borderer
Scottish Regiments did not have headdress buttons...

Scottish Regiments did not have headdress buttons because a Glengarry, TOS for example, did not support a button. However, like the rest of the Army we adopted the wearing of the General Service...
Forum: Military Buttons 26-02-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Borderer
Cool HI Lazio, Thank you for your response, I would...

HI Lazio,
Thank you for your response, I would agree William IV 1830 - 1837 would fit with the design coming in with the regiment cypher in initials below a Crown.

I am having it looked at by a...
Forum: Military Buttons 25-02-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Borderer
Possible Coatee Button 1835

Good afternoon Forumalites,

I have recently taken command of this button which I believe may be a Coatee button, or a Mufti Button worn on the blue frock coat of the 'King's Own Borderers' we were...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 16-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Borderer
Thanks David, Exactly one of the reasons I...

Thanks David,
Exactly one of the reasons I posted it, as it provides providence.
The Crown on the Badge of the King's Own Scottish Borderers during my 25 years and 254 days service with the...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 15-01-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Borderer
Thanks John for your kind words. Best Hiram

Thanks John for your kind words.
Best
Hiram
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-01-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Borderer
Hi Simon, Its size is width 2.5cm and height...

Hi Simon,
Its size is width 2.5cm and height 3.2cm approximately.
Cheers
Hiram
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 14-01-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Borderer
King's Own Scottish Borderers Sweetheart Brooch

This may be of interest to Sweetheart Brooch Collectors in the future and could be referred to for authentication should one ever come up in the open market.

This Sweetheart Brooch in solid Silver...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-12-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Borderer
Hi Keith, Here is a link to the British Army...

Hi Keith,

Here is a link to the British Army Lists without having to down load just scroll through the books for the period you are investigating.
...
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