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by Lord Byron
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

My uncle found some more pics of Arthur (the second chap I posted). This one answers a question or two, but raises loads more! What rank is he? I'm completely ignorant on stripes etc! Family legend states that the first pic was taken in or near Jerusalem in WW1, is that likely? EDIT: Looks like he ...
by Lord Byron
Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Here we go...
Replies: 31
Views: 4463

Re: Here we go...

Zachos wrote:Well you shouldn't deal it out if you can't take it, so please find attached pictures of myself in my soft kit, and rip me apart.



:twisted:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0EFniA60Oo

(the only video I could find with the music I was thinking of!).
by Lord Byron
Fri Jan 25, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

This is quite a splendid picture, it really show the fashion of the time for the big moustache, and the picture is very similar to (the people I mentioned earlier fron east anglia) the photo I mentioned, he may (? wild guess) be attached to something like The Royal Field Artillery, as he looks darn...
by Lord Byron
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

Great War again - same Simplified Tunic as before and same cap. Apparently on Mounted Duties - wearing spurs and putties wound knee-to-ankle (as opposed to ankle-to-knee for most other soldiers), with breeches as well by the looks of things. Badge s a bit blurred though, will need to have a bit of ...
by Lord Byron
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

Did one get to choose which regiment got conscripted to? Would you mind awfully checking the date of this one too? This is supposedly the previous gentleman's brother, and this poor soul did die in the war: I love that this forum has experts from every era, you guys rock 8) Great War again - same S...
by Lord Byron
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:38 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

PS Norfolk Regiment cap badge as well if my eyes don't deceive me.
by Lord Byron
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:37 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: uniform dating
Replies: 18
Views: 3883

100% Great War photograph - he's wearing the Simplified version of the 1902 Service Dress Tunic introduced in late 1914/early 1915 to speed up production (no rifle patches on the shoulders and larger unpleated breast pockets), as well as the waistbelt of the 1914 Pattern leather webbig (introduced a...
by Lord Byron
Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Waht do you make of Ch 4's 'City of Vice'?
Replies: 18
Views: 2826

lidimy wrote:Arty?

Swap the 't' for an 's', more like :?

Can't enjoy a program with some much swearing, um... how to put it... sexual activity? in it!


What were you expecting from a programme called "City of Vice"?? :?: :roll:
by Lord Byron
Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment
Replies: 4
Views: 1515

Re: 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment

Hello Lord Byron, as mentioned in my message, all queries may be answered by PM or e-mail rather than take up space here. I used this forum simply to advertise. Technocretin that I am I do not know how to attach photos here, but will willingly supply them to an e-mail address. Anyone interested e-m...
by Lord Byron
Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: WWII - RAF uniform shirts
Replies: 1
Views: 1143

Re: WWII - RAF uniform shirts

Hi - does anyone know of a supplier, or even a pattern, for pre-1945 RAF uniform shirts? I'm looking for the standard blue No 1 dress shirt, which I believe changed in '45 - quite happy to be corrected though! Many thanks, Cad RC: Have a look here, plenty of posts on RAF shirts to help: http://www....
by Lord Byron
Tue Jan 15, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment
Replies: 4
Views: 1515

Re: 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment

Hi, I have a full set of reproduced 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment for disposal. Anyone interested let me know either by posting here or PM, and I shall give fuller details. John Tremelling Mostly interested in knowing the maker, age - when you say full set do you include the correct large pack, sm...
by Lord Byron
Sat Dec 22, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: My reproduction WW1 items, examples now listed on Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 875

My reproduction WW1 items, examples now listed on Ebay

Dear All, I'm posting this in a few places. Some people will know, but over the last year I have been working on reproducing a range of items related to the Great War. Now, in a sink or swim situation until I can get a website sorted out (I'm going with "The Funk Hole" at the moment - sinc...
by Lord Byron
Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: replicaters.com
Replies: 12
Views: 3392

Seriously, listen to Miss (Mrs?) Foremans advice - Saber Sales really have so much original stuff at good prices its mind blowing to see (truely, last time I was there you weren't allowed into their webbing rooms, as a pile had shifted and there was a genuine risk of being buried - what a way to go!...
by Lord Byron
Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: replicaters.com
Replies: 12
Views: 3392

Annis wrote:What about Sutlers?


Sometimes overly pricey, claim accuracy where there's inaccuracy, and will quite often ignore you asking questions - perhaps it was just a bad day when I tried to get a reproduction D-shaped mess tin off them... :evil:
by Lord Byron
Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: replicaters.com
Replies: 12
Views: 3392

Re: replicaters.com

Has anyone bought anything from this website? If so, are they reliable? Were you happy with your purchase? and, are the products 'authentic' enough? Thanks Annis - getting back into her WWII mood. Good old Sanjays again... Personally, I use an arrangment of the following words: Pole Them Wouldn't B...
by Lord Byron
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Mealy (White) pudding request - Derby week end
Replies: 12
Views: 3612

Henrik Bjoern Boegh wrote::shock: ....Drueling.... :shock:


Drueling? Is that like a spitting contest, but to the death? :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Sat Nov 17, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: pomes
Replies: 4
Views: 1827

Pomes? :?:
by Lord Byron
Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: 1914 Brass compass
Replies: 4
Views: 1569

youll be surprised what you can pick up on tour, we raided a police station that had working bren guns and mausers lined up ready to give to the locals to get red of us, and silence ww2 one shot pistols . If those are the ones I'm thinking of, the Welrod, they're worth over a £1000 for a deactivate...
by Lord Byron
Wed Nov 14, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: AutoSol
Replies: 3
Views: 1407

Was the original thread on this same subject you started in F&G some time ago not sufficient? :?:

http://livinghistory.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=11728
by Lord Byron
Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Cap badges 1914 - 18. Identification.
Replies: 3
Views: 1600

Re: Cap badges 1914 - 18. Identification.

Type16 wrote:Plaese can anybody assist me with the identification of 3 cap badges, being worn by my great uncles in WW1? Reasonable quality photo is all I have.

Any advice appreciated. Thanks, Andy.


Or post the picture here, and some of us WW1 chappies can have a stab at it... :wink:
by Lord Byron
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Vickers .303 MG storage crates for sale + other accessories
Replies: 2
Views: 1441

Blast deflector gone as well.
by Lord Byron
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2155

Still got some of these left if anyone wants one.
by Lord Byron
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Wanted - UK size 10 Officers style brown leather ankle boots
Replies: 1
Views: 979

All sorted for this now, thanks.
by Lord Byron
Sun Sep 23, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: 1914 Brass compass
Replies: 4
Views: 1569

Re: 1914 Brass compass

I was down the Jingly market today (Afghanistan) and they are selling nice 1914 stamped compass's. They differin size from slightly larger than 50p to one's that are as big as my palm. The will be quite cheap compared to buying in the uk. They also sell other item stamped 1914. If anyone is intrest...
by Lord Byron
Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: And the dress
Replies: 31
Views: 4252

Re: And the dress

Yes, that was me :wink: We'll say a proper hello next time- if you recognise me without the wig lol. Mind you, I'll recognise you next time anyway. BTW, you succeeded where so many people have failed - you made WWII & weapons interesting :shock: Your knowledge and enthusiasm shone through - wel...
by Lord Byron
Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: And the dress
Replies: 31
Views: 4252

Re: And the dress

An attempt at a slightly better picture! Was that you I was talking to just outside the Armoury at Detling on Monday afternoon, just after me (the young speccy soldier) and Ian (the older chap) had withdrawn the Vickers Machine Gun for the WW1 battle that afternoon and were loading the belt with th...
by Lord Byron
Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 4744

Just had this website pointed out to me:

http://www.northantset.co.uk/viewarticl ... ionid=5941

Has a very nice video, and a number of pictures - including a lovely one of myself and my Vickers and some random children in the WW1 trench! :P
by Lord Byron
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Cloth covered rubber gas mask hose wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

I've now had a very useful reply via another forum I posted this message, so fingers crossed I've found a usable hose.
by Lord Byron
Thu Aug 16, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Cloth covered rubber gas mask hose wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

Cloth covered rubber gas mask hose wanted

I'm basically restoring an original WW1 British made Small Box Respirator into a part-original/part-replica suitable for reenactment. I got the restored face-piece back this weekend, and I've almost finished work on the filter, so the only thing I'm now missing is a suitable hose to connect the two....

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