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Old 10-05-21, 09:00 PM
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Default So Much for Gifts!!!

Just stumbled upon this, and have no idea if it's real or fantasy, but if I was given that be assured I'd keep it!!!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/33397718793...Cclp%3A2334524

I received a reply from one of Princess Anne's Ladies in Waiting on official Buckingham Stationary in regard to my writing to Princess Anne. I treasure that letter beyond words, and it's not even from a Royal!

Oh well,

Terry

PS - It's on eBay US
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Old 10-05-21, 09:07 PM
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What utter tosh!

Sadly, someone MAY be gullible enough to believe it.
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Old 10-05-21, 09:12 PM
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Slightly suspicious in that officers in the Blues & Royals would not wear embroidered shoulder title, white lanyards or crossed rifle marksman badges. The beret should have a bullion embroidered badge on the blue/red/blue backing.

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Old 10-05-21, 09:22 PM
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A quick look on the artist web site obyart , shows the picture, him and the prince, beret.
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Old 10-05-21, 09:22 PM
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My thoughts to on the beret also, his spare would need to be badged and ready To go. And yes Badged appropriately.

I have an Officer unused beret upstairs and the same backing patch and this has wales written on in marker pen �� mmmm this would run when worn leaving Wales on his for head I don’t think so!

I would expect a woven name badge sewn in for someone of his position.

Now if he had said just the badge I may have believed it. Well maybe.

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Old 11-05-21, 04:55 AM
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Surely, IF it was from Prince William it would either have been an issue beret ir from Gieves & Thieves - and the beret badge would have been sewn on. No point in a spare that you can't wear...
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Old 11-05-21, 06:30 AM
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Utter and total rubbish.
Lanyard is an ORs not an Officers.
Officers dont wear the cloth title

Either the seller is very lazy or a crook. It does take much to research what's correct and what isnt.
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Old 11-05-21, 02:12 PM
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I think that might be the same seller who was offering a bell tent that had been converted into a pair of underpants for Fatty Arbuckle.
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Old 11-05-21, 04:34 PM
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Hoot, That was the best post in the thread. A real chuckle! D.J.
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Old 11-05-21, 05:43 PM
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