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Old 07-07-09, 11:08 AM
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I cant tell the diffrence any way, all the badges I have all look good to me, I now know the 2 with gaunt with a dot are restrikes, and am beginning to think a few of the others are as well (my Welch im 99.99% certain are real) have bought a few books to help me, the best one I think is "Regimental Badges 2nd Edition Major T.J.Edwards" but is there a book that has the pictures in colour as opposed to black and white sketch's.
After looking at a few of your albums Im starting to wonder if it is best to concentrate on one regiment, would have to be the Welch, 41st's is a stunning collection, or just pile em all together in one big collection, haven't made my mind up yet, bit house bound at the moment so no rush.
In Ross-On-Wye in the centre there is a old building, (I was there last summer) that had something to do with the market a long time ago, its now a kind of a agricultural museum, well in there they have a very large collection of regimental cap badges, all set in one big frame, it was given to the museum, they were told it was made up of all the cap badges of the regiments who were based in the area in WW2, but there was a 16th Battn Welch in amongst the badges! It was on seeing this collection that I decided to start collecting.
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Old 29-09-10, 08:23 PM
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Hi. I served in the 8th Hussars (1951-1957). I would to see scan of your 8th Hussars album. Thank you.
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Old 29-03-11, 06:46 PM
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Hi! sorry to trouble you (new member) as you collect purely welsh badges I have aquired 3rd battalion the Monmouthshire regiment? 1st & 2nd I have, but this badge has a lovely patina front and rear, looks pukka! however but can,t find in any of the books I have! I also wonder was there ever a 2nd battallion badge with a scroll? cheers billy
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Old 02-05-17, 04:13 PM
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Some very interesting items being shown in recent albums but in a number of cases there is no explanation of what is being shown.

Even a brief description would make the albums more interesting and add to the collective knowledge of the Forum.

Interested in all aspects of militaria/military history but especially insignia and history of non regular units with a Liverpool connection

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Old 06-05-18, 12:31 AM
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Default Irish Guards

Feel free to ask me anything about my Irish Guards collection! Iím a one-Regiment collector.
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