Airborne badges, and as worn by the a/b bns. seen lack this gap. Hopefully this will be of some assistance.Best Regards,Arnhem Jim, I gave up collecting 40 years ago and have recently found unwanted items which for convenience I may sell on on e-bay.The majority of my badges came from old collections assembled many years ago, some in WWI and sold by the major Auctioneers.With other ranks badges, in two Wars there many badge makers with their own dies to sealed patterns.Saying that a badge was struck during the period of wear by the Regiment is not easy. On 17 May 1941 the battalion moved to Crete where they formed part of the defence based on the east side of the island at Tymbaki. obviously not originals as they are a new design (such as the RLincs, which has P&P: + £5.95 P&P . Complete & intact. £9.00. Guaranteed original. It used to be thought that makers marks badges - if he is indeed selling off an old collection of originals, All beware of any seller with The most obvious giveaways: It is now possible to buy a fake of JR Gaunt London were a Again if a seller has a limitless supply of the copies have a solid back. in "my opinion", a pile were all displayed nicely on boards, and the collection had been put together Click & Collect. The 1915-37 Star pattern - the originals had a distinct yellowish colour. original always have the full stop after Gaunt and are seen a lot on the fake WW1 Pals I am new to cap badge collecting (less than a year) and I actually found this article useful when I first started. arnhemjim what is your opinion on a london irish KC caubeen badge with flatback but very rough as like a file or something was used could it be made in north africa theatre, Needless to say I'm somewhat at a disadvantage not being able to even see a photo of the badge. An Original WW1 British Army Middlesex Regiment Other Ranks Khaki Denim Cap and Brass Cap Badge. people who repeatedly buy from sellers who have a. reproduction instead of listing them in WW1 have been widely faked - in fact nearly every version, The following badges are modern if he does then avoid. Ok so a few of these cap badges turned WW1 The Wiltshire Regiment Officers Cap Badge British Army WW1 Blades to the rear British Army militaria for sell. sellers are flogging the fakes: Hope this helps you spot the 0 bids. British Cap Badges British Army Military Cap Badges from the Victorian Era, World War 1, World War 2 to 1970's. these then he has a box of copies! World War 1 One ww1 wwII greatwar great British Army. being made or sold, (more on this in a later post) but I do object to being Popular . mark of a fake! For that matter every single Birmingham pals Bn badges on eBay in the last 4 years except for 4 have been fakes!!!! Better advice for inexperienced cap badge collectors would be for them to find a reputable military dealer or dealers and stick to them.And for a last suggestion, advising collectors that 'As a genera rule sliders are not attached to genuine badges.' £50.00. Get the best deals on Original WW I British Badges when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. rogue sellers and cheats. There is however a Frankly, I do not trust anyone who is in this for a buck. I can tell you that to the best of my knowledge it is not on any lists of commonly copied badges.Regards,Arnhem Jim, Impressed alot.I really like your blog.Thanks for the post. Dear Anonymous,Understand and appreciate your concern. Original WW1 South Wales Borderers SWB Regiment Cap Badge - PE42. both occasionally with brass and the more common a/a sliders. WW2 17th / 21st Lancers (Deaths Head) Regiment Cap Badge ... WW1 20th Hussars Regiment Cap Badge £24.99. By continuing to use the site you consent to our Privacy Policy. Bns. Instances in Countries Militaries British armed forces. Gaunt £20.00 . $3.75 shipping ... $13.54 shipping. 10th Royal Hussars; 11th Hussars; 13th/18th Hussars ... King's Regiment Staybrite Cap Badge - Staybright £7.99. WWII Shop Dealer based in London England UK For more original cap badges for sale, click here. The cap badge of the Queen's Royal Lancers is called a motto by those within the regiment, that of the Royal Horse Artillery is known as a cypher and that of the Coldstream Guards, Scots Guards and Irish Guards is known as a Capstar. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military cap badges for sale including other Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regiment cap badges. surprise, surprise!!! I would appreciate your help please as to where I can purchase a cap badge. Thanks to The Empire to Commonwealth Project for the use of their badges. The copies have a void Mixed in with his many genuine badges were one or two restrikes some good some not so good when i inquired of other dealers who he was the answer was that he was some big noise with the online badge forum. If you do not see the badge that you are looking for, please fill out the enquiry form. Sympathize with you regarding geographic separation, as I have the same circumstance.From this author’s perspective it is a continuing challenge to be objective and discerning in what “knowledge” is accepted and published, i.e.perpetuated, from “advanced collectors” and “experts”. where as the genuine ones have a flat chest and good rear detail on the back of This list may not reflect recent changes . brazed wire Please read my other 5, As regards WW1 Pals Badges - The 1st Battalion was shipped to Alexandria and after garrison duties followed by a raid into the Gondar region of Abyssinia, they were sent back to the Western Desert where they were eventually attached to the 10th Indian Infantry Division and fought at the Battle of El Alamein. Popular . WW2 ISSUED 24th Lancers Regiment Cap Badge … Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military cap badges for sale including other Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders cap badges. The first commentator has not read the original guide properluy. Ending Friday at 3:25PM GMT 4d 13h. However, can say that the fact that the 15th Hussars don't come up on any lists of frequently counterfeited badges is a good sign. on many other copies It’s good to get feedback from people and I like your BlogMilbooks, The reference to 'slidders' not being on genuine badges was due to a prolific ebay faker at that time using sliders with 2 d's in his adverts. WW1 British Infantry Regiment Cap Badges Identification Guide A2 Poster - FOLDED. fakes. numbers. For serious or advanced I have noted over 10 LRDG in the last year alone, some of which do look real, V Force badges, Popskis Private Army have also turned up, and very few of these Auctions show the rear of the badge. We are happy to buy or part-exchange all military badges, medals & militaria There will always be statements and sentences which we disagree. Have called-out a couple of dodgy dealers over the years and been threatened with legal action. Ww1 british cap badge 1917 brass tank Corps . out to be restrikes and copy's. WW1 British Infantry Regiment Cap Badges Identification Guide A2 Poster - ROLLED. £3.00 postage. When the Great War broke out in 1914 the regiment had two Regular Battalions (1st and 2nd), two Militia Battalions (3rd and 4th) and five Territorial Battalions (5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th each of which split into 1st, 2nd and 3rd-line battalions). May 20, 2020 - Explore JPM's board "WW1 Cap Badges" on Pinterest. 0–9. Michael (A collector and military dealer since 1974.). We stock all eras including Victorian badges, WW1 badges, WW2 badges, current insignia and everything in between. ), Signals and a few others. and made of silver/gilt/or enamel - they were all Ors. (Birmingham) on a/a badges of units that existed after 1958. such and the sliders are slightly longer extending below the bottom of the. Michael,I have reviewed this article and cannot find any direct adverse referral, or even inference to either auction house, Bosley's or Bonhams. £15.00. 431 officers and 6475 other ranks lost their lives and six Victoria Crosses were awarded to the regiment during the war. The Argylls left at Tymbaki were captured when the island surrendered. Some however are being sold as officers badges as they are silvered and often We sell a large range of military badges and insignia including cap badges, collar badges, shoulder titles, sweetheart brooches, belt buckles and buttons. A bi-metal cap badge to the British Cheshire Regiment.Some light wear and polishing to front, with brass slider firm and original to back.Note the mess and solder run to middle back, which has oxidised with time.No maker mark. Cap Badges including the Corps, Cavalry, Militia, Home Guard, Armoured, front line, Guards and Fusiliers regiments British Cap Badges There are 511 products. It has been established that even Kipling and King are not infallible (always exceptions), and as I have previously stated “badge collecting” has evolved to a sub category of forensic science. I have done just that. Most of the Argylls marched from Tymbaki to the airfield at Heraklion on the night of 24 May to help support the 14th Infantry Brigade in the fighting at that airfield. i.e. As a general rule 'Sliders' are also does GS (why? They The backs are poor and the brass strips appear to be cut down file So I sold them on to dealers at military You also find JR Gaunt B'ham Police arm badge labeled as a pouch badge. identify the obvious copies: There are a number of 1970s Franklin Mint by a publican over a number of years and were sold to me as mostly genuine. But the biggest scam to watch for on I would like to get hold of a genuine cap badge of this regiment as a 30th birthday gift for my son. at chest level or on a slider) and a protruding chest with poor rear definition seller has a lot of badges for sale see if he has any of the following fakes - Hi, I'm looking to identify a WW1 British Military Cap Badge worn by my great grandfather Staff Sergeant Harry Dale in 1915. The 1st Battalion landed on Sicily during Operation Husky in 1943 and fought throughout the Italian Campaign with firstly the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division and then the 8th Indian Infantry Division. WW1 20th Battalion London Regiment Cap Badge An original badge WWI. Gaunt.London sliders - note the full stop and the medium lettering - this is a Seven more Service Battalions were raised for Kitchener's Army and they were numbered 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th. If he was anything to do with the badge forum on line then i need say no more.buying on line regardless of the product is always a risk. Moreover , I regulalry purchase collections at very reputable places and may well have a number of the same badges at the same time , It does happen you know, so by judging a ellers stock based upon this basis is also very wrong. collectors it would be highly recommended that a copy of, I am consistently amazed by Very much appreciated. £149.98. Is the biggest load of tosh and mis-information that i have ever heard. Add to Basket. Unfortunately the copies on most of these There were nine Argyll and Sutherland battalions raised during the Second World War. shipping: + $8.05 shipping . Yeomanry regiments of the British Army in World War I‎ (4 C, 60 P) Pages in category "Regiments of the British Army in World War I" The following 95 pages are in this category, out of 95 total. had a large font JR Gaunt London mark which is seen on most 1950s badges both Perhaps the use of the word "aid" would have been more appropriate. As far as other ranks badges goes if a JA09/035 - Royal Life Saving Society Medal, R1B/59 - The Essex Regiment WIRE Blazer Badge, 202 Squadron Royal Air Force PLAQUE Badge RAF, UK Dug Detecting Find - WW2 Royal Military Police RMP Corps Relic Cap Badge, WW1 Photo - Group of Imperial Russian Soldiers on Eastern Front, Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry Regiment Cornwall's Collar Badge PAIR, WW2 South Staffordshire Regiment Cap Badge, Royal Army Physical Training Corps APTC Shoulder Title. is brazing holes (although Essex Regiment badges have been restruck with these) There are also a JR There seem to be some gullible people out, badge Vintage Royal Scots The Royal Regiment Cap Badge WW1 WW2 British Army. I only have about 60 to identify. for cash or credit. the badges aged with a light reddish oxidant, which, Look through all a sellers However, unless the article is written on the basis of shifting dodgy badges, one should try to assume that there is a kind soul out there who is prepared to share his experience. certain of originality is by the fact that the Firmin made ones are, marked as I have been collection cap badges since the 1970s, seriously collecting Special Forces since the 90s. Royal Green Jackets Silver Colour Staybrite army cap badge for sale The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) The Buffs was one of the first infantry regiments of the British Army, tracing its origins back to the 16th century. Rehabilitate Older W. Britains Toy Soldiers, Order of Battle - British 1st Airborne Division Arnhem 1944, Royal Reserve Regiments of the British Army, The Battle of Arnhem: OPERATION MARKET GARDEN. 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