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Jerry B

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  1. A very fine period example, though a bit large to display. I have a door sized example which is just about displayable.
  2. As already stated Lord LT or Deputy LT is my opinion.
  3. A minor point but it was the Welch Regiment that along with the South Wales Borderers were amalgamated to form the Royal Regiment of Wales, not the Royal Welsh Regiment which is what they became after the RRW was amalgamated in 2005 with Royal Welch Fusiliers.
  4. Both look fine tony, the dug up is post 1920 with Welch spelling though is a one piece? and the bimetal is pre 1290 with Welsh spelling. Here are two dug up great war Royal Welsh Fusilers Some more from the RWF, both wars, both spellings
  5. Tony, I have a few Welsh badges, probably a few more than shown in these pictures as these are now out of date.
  6. Whilst I don't have a royal welsh, I do have the RRW and the Welsh Brigade
  7. Tony, the first one is welsh brigade form the 60's or Gurkhas, second is welch and is possibly ok, last is the welsh with the bottom scroll cut off
  8. Tony, A standard WELSH regiment OR's bi metal I think for the pals. Note during the pre 1920 period the Welch wore the badge with the spelling WelSh with an S not a C which is seen on post 1920 badges.
  9. Sorry to have been the bearer of bad news. By the way, I am also a Cardiff lad, well not a lad any more and no longer living in the Diff. My Cardiff Pals medal. Another photo of a Cardiff pals man, note he wears the Welsh cap badge
  10. Simon, They were both copied from the web, thanks to someone else is due for them.
  11. Sadly I have to offer my opinion in it being a copy. Actually, it is a collar badge, not for the cap.
  12. That would make sense, post war Irish use.
  13. the helmet shell is by Fisher & Ludlow, a British maker. Post War Irish army use seems most likely, or perhaps a civilian factory fireguard unit. They only made shells between 1939-42, but the shells were reused by the irish into the post war period
  14. are there any markings on the underside of the helmet on the shell near the lugs or on the liner cradle? A pic of the underside might help.
  15. A lovely badge, and something I ever got into, but that is a stunner.