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Old 24-06-22, 09:01 PM
49lassiepen 49lassiepen is offline
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Default For the ''old timers'' re H P collection

Recently looking at engineer blue cloth H P collection in album section Got me thinking about some photos of a massive collection of blue cloth plates ,not sure if it was R.E or R.A [ passage of time ] I was shown by the owner .he was a frequent purchaser in Wallis and Wallis in the old days He and his wife also used to have a stall at various arms fair He was Albert Clare and she was E Clare from Plumstesd London Wondering if other members ever saw this collection or knew what happened to it
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Old 25-06-22, 05:05 AM
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Peter Brydon Peter Brydon is offline
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Not heard of them but I do remember Sir Hannibal Sicluna ( might not have spelt that right) who used advertise in the MHS Bulletin for officers helmet plates he wanted.
He must have had an incredible collection and I wonder what happened to it.

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