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Old 04-05-21, 12:50 PM
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Here's what I think, not sure about the others though.
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Old 04-05-21, 06:32 PM
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I only focus on the WRC, so I am unable to comment on the other badges; however, as identified by Keith the 22D is a fake and the 25D a nice period Gaunt made example.

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Old 05-05-21, 12:34 PM
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I think the 25th is quite nicely finished off too, with the white metal above and to the right of the first X deliberately removed with only the sword blade left showing, a handsome badge!



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I only focus on the WRC, so I am unable to comment on the other badges; however, as identified by Keith the 22D is a fake and the 25D a nice period Gaunt made example.

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Old 06-05-21, 06:56 AM
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Unfortunately the XXII Dragoons is a repro. The numerals should be voided and there should be a void between the 'D' and the scroll.
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Old 06-05-21, 07:28 AM
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Here's what I think, not sure about the others though.
Thank you Keith!

22nd Dragoons has also been pointed out by others as being a fake/reproduction - Thank you also Frank and Alex.

Do others also agree with Keith's assesment of 1st and 7th Dragoon Guards as being reproductions. As for the 7th that would be a shame as it is such a beautiful badge.

Thanks everyone!
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Old 06-05-21, 10:33 PM
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I agree the eagle 1DG and 7DG are bad. The Westminster Dragoons does not thrill me as it is a very poor strike, but I am not sure it is fake however.

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Old 08-05-21, 09:40 AM
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To summerize so far:

1 Dragoon Guards ww2 - reproduction
7 Dragoon Guards - reproduction
22 Dragoon Guards - reproduction

25 Dragoons - original

1 Dragoon Guards ww1 - original according to Keith Blakeman
2 Dragoon Guards - original according to Keith
3 Dragoon Guards - original according to Keith
5 Dragoon Guards ww2 - original according to Keith
6 Dragoon Guards - original according to Keith
Royal Dragoons - original according to Keith
Scots Greys - original according to Keith

No opinions expressed on/unclear: 3 Carabiniers, 4/7 Dragoon Guards and Westminster Dragoons

Can anyone please confirm or deny Keith and/or express opinions on those still unclear? Thanks!

Enjoy your weekend!

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Old 08-05-21, 11:21 AM
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Hi.
I like
1st DG
2nd DG
6th DG
1st RDG
Royal Scots
The Carabiners, i cant make out the makers mark ?
Westminster's is that a crimp mark ?
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Old 08-05-21, 01:41 PM
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Default Carabiners

I think the maker mark is Gladman & Norman.
I THINK this is a genuine example of this makers mark, based on this and the blow holes I would think this is a genuine badge.
But as I mentioned earlier, I am still learning myself.
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Old 08-05-21, 01:58 PM
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I think the maker mark is Gladman & Norman.
I THINK this is a genuine example of this makers mark, based on this and the blow holes I would think this is a genuine badge.
But as I mentioned earlier, I am still learning myself.
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Chris
Hi Chris, Thanks for your response. 3rd Carabiniers is indeed marked Gladman & Norman and two more lines which look like an address ... ST, and possibly Birmingham. Cheers, Tom
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Old 08-05-21, 03:49 PM
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Spencer st.
Itís one of the ones in the forums maker marks section.
You can also find some threads on fake examples.
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Old 08-05-21, 10:02 PM
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Thanks Sapper!
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Old 09-05-21, 10:43 AM
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Overlooked this badge when starting this thread: Irish Dragoon Guards
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Old 10-05-21, 06:05 AM
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Taking stock so far:

Good:
1st Dr G 1915 (Keith and Sapper)
2nd Dr G (Keith and Sapper)
3rd Dr G (Keith)
5th Dr G (Keith)
6th Dr G (Keith and Sapper)
Royal Dr (Keith and Sapper)
Royal Scots (Keith and Sapper)
25th Dr (Keith, Marcus and Frank)


Bad:
1st Dr G ww2-era (Keith and CB)
7th Dr G (Keith and CB)
22nd Dr (Keith, Marcus, Frank, Alex)


No opinions expressed:
3rd Carabiniers
4th Irish Dr G
4/7 Dr G
Westminster Dr

Can anyone please have a(nother) look? I would especially welcome opinions on the badges which have had no (definite) opinions expressed on them: 3rd carabinier, 4th Irish Dr, 4/7 Dr G and Westminster Dr. THANKS!
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