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by Lord Byron
Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Company of Chivalry in Cornwall.
Replies: 13
Views: 2612

Dernford wrote:When saying a couple, i reaaly must do a couple!


See, that looks so much more authentic in black and white! :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Apologies
Replies: 50
Views: 5574

madjon wrote:but what shape is the toffee?


Mills Grenade shaped? :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 2020

Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures

Just put some pictures up at the following link that my Dad finally got back, all genuine black and white pictures:

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... opic=68748
by Lord Byron
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:41 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 650

Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures

Just put some pictures up at the following link that my Dad finally got back, all genuine black and white pictures:

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... opic=68748
by Lord Byron
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: From browsing in town..
Replies: 33
Views: 3827

'Banastre' wrote:That they didn't shape to the foot I believe. Just straight. (Fell free to correct me if I'm wrong everyone!)


Snap!
by Lord Byron
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: From browsing in town..
Replies: 33
Views: 3827

lidimy wrote:werent made left and right? what does that mean? :)


Some shoes at various points in history weren't made specifically to fit either the left or right foot, but were identical, and the wearer was expected to break them in to fit their left and right feet - very painful!
by Lord Byron
Fri Feb 02, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

stevecobden wrote:Item recieved safely; very happy with it!


Thanks Steve!
by Lord Byron
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

No. 8 now sold, everything else still available.
by Lord Byron
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Smocks
Replies: 6
Views: 823

Re: Smocks

I was thinking after having seen the toile for my luvverly new Tudor rig from Tuppence as to how to look after my clothes when mucking about on horses and suddenly remembered smocks, by which I mean heavy overshirt worn as an all-over apron. Were smocks used in the C16th? I have seen them in the c1...
by Lord Byron
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

Another bump, No.13 reserved pending payment, had some interest in quite a few items, but still no takers on anything else so far.
by Lord Byron
Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

Just bumping this up, helmet now sold, everything else still available.
by Lord Byron
Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Just to add the latest update: The first print run is almost sold out, so tomorrow I'm off to the printers to get a second print done to cover the subsequent orders I've received, so if you haven't expressed an interest yet and would like a poster or two, now would be a good time to let me know! I'v...
by Lord Byron
Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Iceni costume query
Replies: 6
Views: 1613

Re: Iceni costume query

I need to dress up as Boudica- it needs to be Living History level as it's for our castle. Has anybody got any good pictures/links? Cheers everybody. Hi, I believe she had her photograph taken after the sacking of Colchester in AD60/61, as they didn't have colour film at the time it's only in black...
by Lord Byron
Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria

Cutting back on my militaria collection to create some room to focus more on my WW1 collection. It's now mostly WW2 or later bits. More pictures of all items available on request. Postage and packaging not included. Can be contacted at AndrewNOUptonSPAM0307@aol.com (removing the NO SPAM), or by PM. ...
by Lord Byron
Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Apologies once again for the lack of updates, but I’m fully up to speed once more. Since all the feedback I’ve had from my test posters has been good (feedback can be seen below), I’m ready to begin contacting people who have expressed interest with details of postage cost and the like, and will be ...
by Lord Byron
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Apologies again for the lack of updates recently, due to a combination of redecoration and illness, but I have finally found out how much postage will cost for one poster and its tube within the UK - £1.30. I have selected five people who were interested in buying one of the posters and who were als...
by Lord Byron
Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:26 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Another update… Thanks to everyone who has expressed an interest in the posters and wished me well in the project, there has been considerably more interest than I had anticipated, and my apologies for not personally answering any emails, personal messages or replies so far, as I have also been in t...
by Lord Byron
Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:20 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

by Lord Byron
Wed Oct 18, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale

Hopefully, in the very near future I should be able to offer reproductions for sale of a period poster relating to the Machine Gun Corps in WW1. For all those who have copies of Goldsmiths "Grand Old Lady", this will be a near full-sized (slightly under A3) colour copy of the (complete) po...
by Lord Byron
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: The World Aflame - The Wars of King George
Replies: 9
Views: 1855

Here are my photos from there.... Caption for photo 2: Unfortunately for Scotty McDouglas, a cold meant that he didn't notice the arrival of Wee Jock "Poo-Pong" McPlop, the man who cleans out the public toilets in Aberdeen, until it was too late, and so he took the fastest way out he coul...
by Lord Byron
Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: "Supportive gowns"- ??????
Replies: 48
Views: 6375

Gwen wrote:P.S.- What's "LENEL"???


"Lack of Evidence is Not Evidence of Lack"
by Lord Byron
Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Medals?
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

What I was wondering is when he was likely to have awarded this, it was my understanding that they were only given that campaign medals in 45 You've sort of got the right answer there already - whilst the MEDALS were often not issued until the post war period, the ribbons themselves (being relative...
by Lord Byron
Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Medals?
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

Re: Medals?

I recently found a picture of my Grandfather which my Mum says was taken during the War, I wonder if any one can shead any light on the medal ribbons he's wearing and is the figure 8 due to the fact he served in the 8th in North africa? I could only get the picture enlarged on a word doc which it a...
by Lord Byron
Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Hussite Armour
Replies: 25
Views: 3128

Dickie wrote:
GOTT MITT UNS !!!



Need any socks then? :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Some pictures from Kelmarsh 2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

That's all that got taken I'm afraid (with the exception of one photo, which was basically a trail of smoke across the sky, and half an airplane going rapidly out of shot, which I didn't bother to put up). My personal favourite is the first, with the young lad in front of the Vickers.
by Lord Byron
Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Some pictures from Kelmarsh 2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Some pictures from Kelmarsh 2006

They're mainly of the WW1 camp and dog-fight, but there's a few other ones mixed in:

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... 57363&st=0
by Lord Byron
Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:02 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh 2006
Replies: 28
Views: 3957

by Lord Byron
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Seeking stolen WW1 medals of G.N.Selby-Lowndes
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Thanks for the suggestions, I'll look into them.
by Lord Byron
Sun Jul 30, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Seeking stolen WW1 medals of G.N.Selby-Lowndes
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Seeking stolen WW1 medals of G.N.Selby-Lowndes

I've posted this on a few areas of the site. On another website I post on, I was recently contacted by the son of the younger brother of one of the soldiers I'm researching. His father was George Noel Selby-Lowndes, and he served from early in the war, being entitled to either a 1914 or 1914/15 Star...
by Lord Byron
Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:14 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What makes you do it ??
Replies: 66
Views: 10255

Wouldnt mind doing some WW2 stuff, especially if I could afford a Vickers, as my Gandad was on Market garden and my Great Uncle was a Chindit, so would like to do something for their memory. Could always join a group that does machine gun troops from both World Wars... Private Andrew Upton, Vickers...

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