Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Share

    clem01
    Member

    Posts : 53
    Join date : 2013-02-17
    Location : Montréal, QC

    Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by clem01 on Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:03 am

    Hello,

    I purchased this embroidered shoulder title from the fusiliers Mont-Royal. I think it is ww2 vintage and maybe a british production (oblique pattern to the stitching)?



    Thanks

    Clément

    48th
    Member

    Posts : 266
    Join date : 2012-12-05

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by 48th on Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:55 am

    Yes, the title you have posted is consistent with British WWII era examples.

    ypres
    Member

    Posts : 250
    Join date : 2014-08-13

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by ypres on Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:03 pm

    Sorry to say but, this looks to be a repro to me. Can you show a picture of the back?

    Ypres

    Bill
    Moderator

    Posts : 983
    Join date : 2009-11-28

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by Bill on Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:31 am

    Don't like it at all. The block serifs are typical of reproduction titles. An image of the reverse would be most helpful.

    clem01
    Member

    Posts : 53
    Join date : 2013-02-17
    Location : Montréal, QC

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by clem01 on Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:19 am

    Thanks for your reply, picture the front and reverse :



    Clem

    ypres
    Member

    Posts : 250
    Join date : 2014-08-13

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by ypres on Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:48 am

    I think both are repros.

    Ypres

    Bill
    Moderator

    Posts : 983
    Join date : 2009-11-28

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by Bill on Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:07 am

    Both repros, I think 6th of June types.

    clem01
    Member

    Posts : 53
    Join date : 2013-02-17
    Location : Montréal, QC

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by clem01 on Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:08 am

    Hi,

    Thank you for your reply. You are right, repro, they are made of synthetic fiber.


    Bill
    Moderator

    Posts : 983
    Join date : 2009-11-28

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by Bill on Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:13 am

    Blacklight test? Be careful. Modern laundering will leave a glow. If you used a burn test on the titles, please be careful of those results. The burn test is not conclusive.
    In the case of these titles, visible elements, the embroidery, font, and backing are all giveaways.

    Sponsored content

    Re: Fusiliers Mont-Royal shoulder titles

    Post by Sponsored content Today at 11:35 pm


      Current date/time is Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:35 pm