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Old 01-06-20, 09:43 AM
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Default Dorset and W. Somerset Yeomanry

Hello quite new to this. Iwas looking at a/a badges for the Q.O Dorset and W.Somerset Yeomanry. I found a few Firmin marked but quite a few more with no name on slider can youi tell me are these badges okay or iffy please.
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Old 01-06-20, 12:01 PM
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Firmin London
J R GAUNT LONDON LTD
Unmarked
All o.k not seen these being repro/faked as yet
David
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Old 01-06-20, 12:06 PM
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Thank you David, It was the difference in price between unmarked and marked sliders that made me wonder.
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Old 01-06-20, 01:53 PM
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Iain a number of badges with unmarked sliders were commissioned in the !980's by a well known person Many of these have been subjected to posts on the forum As stated as far as I am ware this is not one of them
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Old 01-06-20, 01:57 PM
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I think you can say John Gaylor without fear of libel.
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Old 01-06-20, 02:22 PM
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On the subject of Queens Own Dorset when looking at the metal Queens crown badges there are a lot of Gaunt B'Ham as well as blank sliders, one i looked at mentioned Gaylor thought this may never have been in use by the rgt. but whilst looking i came across this picture showing the badge as well as collars.
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Old 01-06-20, 04:03 PM
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When worn in the beret,the badge has a grass green backing patch.
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Old 01-06-20, 04:08 PM
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Thanks Mike. So the queens crown was worn then
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Old 01-06-20, 05:01 PM
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I am not convinced that the badge has not been added to the hat after the regt was amalgmated.
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Old 01-06-20, 06:00 PM
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Thanks Mike. So the queens crown was worn then
Sorry Iain,I meant the backing was worn with the Dorset and West Somerset Yeomanry badge.

Apologies for any confusion caused.
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Old 02-06-20, 10:17 AM
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Oh thats ok. shouldn't change the subject in the middle should i
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