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    Just bought this one and waiting for it to arrive. It was a good price and though it has 3 blobs along one side, these are a known period variation and can be found on examples with a known history, as opposed to the blobs under the upper right wing which is a sign of a known fake. They are thought to be a makers variation or possibly the result of a worn die.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    this arrived the other day.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Nice badge mate!....
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    Quote by Gunny Hartmann View Post
    Nice badge mate!....
    All I need now is the beret to put it on, though sadly they are effin pricey.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Nice one.

    Good luck on the beret, prices are really crazy. I will keep my ear to the ground for you.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Quote by Adrian Stevenson View Post
    Nice one.

    Good luck on the beret, prices are really crazy. I will keep my ear to the ground for you.

    Cheers, Ade.
    Thanks Ade, but I doubt I could afford one, even a cheap one bearing in mind how much they go for. With my luck though I would never say never.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Jerry, for display purposes you may wish to consider buying an early post-war beret. They are made identical to wartime berets but much more affordable; I managed to pick up a 1959 example for a tenner!

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    Quote by LucN View Post
    Jerry, for display purposes you may wish to consider buying an early post-war beret. They are made identical to wartime berets but much more affordable; I managed to pick up a 1959 example for a tenner!
    Sounds like a good plan Luc and I would certainly be happy to add such an example for display purposes and even in its own right as a historical item.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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