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Old 03-03-21, 07:30 PM
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Light cavalry first it just the way they are in my frames the second hold heavy and amalgamations
Royals
The top badge first picture I think is a dud second picture looks ok but the eagle is facing the wrong way
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Bullion
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Various collars
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Arm?
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Old 03-03-21, 07:41 PM
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Greys

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Officer
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Bandsmen?
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Titles
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Old 03-03-21, 08:17 PM
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The QVC 4th Hussars is a good fake, I was nearly caught out by one a few years back. You’ll notice the lettering is ever so slightly rounded at the ends, seeding slightly coarse and the loops are modern footed variety.

Those points aside these are very convincing fakes with excellent reverse detail and well detailed crowns etc. they lack many of the tell tale signs of the obvious repros.

For Victorian cavalry I highly recommend Chipper’s album as a guide on what to look for.
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Old 03-03-21, 11:25 PM
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Hi, With regards to the bullion Eagle badge of the Royal Dragoons it is an arm badge of the Blues and Royals. Jim Lees ex-Royals.
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Old 04-03-21, 08:35 AM
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The poor Hannover horse in the first photograph appears to have been subject to severe tail docking, less of a charger, more of a draft.



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Old 04-03-21, 08:47 AM
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The Victorian 4th Hussars is a poor fake, obvious from the materials and manufacture used, without the need to look too much at the details, however, upon actually doing so, the crown is completely wrong in both it's shape and details, in addition, the badges white metal centre is flawed and lacks the fine detail that originals have.


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Old 04-03-21, 08:51 AM
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The Victorian 4th Hussars is a poor fake, obvious from the materials and manufacture used, without the need to look too much at the details, however, upon actually doing so, the crown is completely wrong in both it's shape and details, in addition, the badges white metal centre is flawed and lacks the fine detail that originals have.
Could you post an original one for comparison please?
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Old 04-03-21, 08:59 AM
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Yes.

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Could you post an original one for comparison please?
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Old 04-03-21, 10:59 AM
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Frank,

Could you please post a pic of the rear of this badge

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Old 04-03-21, 11:02 AM
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Thanks Luke.

I just have Vic Lancers up at the moment, but happy to send any pics of others, just PM me.

I'll endeavour to get more pics into the album soon

cheers, Tim




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The QVC 4th Hussars is a good fake, I was nearly caught out by one a few years back. You’ll notice the lettering is ever so slightly rounded at the ends, seeding slightly coarse and the loops are modern footed variety.

Those points aside these are very convincing fakes with excellent reverse detail and well detailed crowns etc. they lack many of the tell tale signs of the obvious repros.

For Victorian cavalry I highly recommend Chipper’s album as a guide on what to look for.
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Old 04-03-21, 07:38 PM
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Thanks for the responses can't remember where the offending 4th came from my notes just say A/F £6

5th Lancers
I'm sure the bottom badge is a dud
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Inniskilling
the slider has been repaired
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collars and title
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7th Hussars
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Old 04-03-21, 07:48 PM
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Neil,

Your right the bottom 5th Lancers is a dud .

Only the first example of your 7th Hussars grouping is good

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QUOTE=Neil s;541076]Thanks for the responses can't remember where the offending 4th came from my notes just say A/F £6

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