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Is this a good DAF desk emblem?

Article about: I'm not sure what to call this, but it's a DAF emblem meant to adorn a desk, or so I believe. Do you guys think it's good? I've never seen one before, and it seems like a good price, as the

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    I had the same a few years before
    For me, it is 100% original

    it is very rare to see one with the base
    because that the base is very delicate / fragile
    very easy to broke

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    Quote by Pierre N View Post
    I had the same a few years before
    For me, it is 100% original

    it is very rare to see one with the base
    because that the base is very delicate / fragile
    very easy to broke
    Yeah, the base is bakelite and would certainly break easily if it fell to the floor. There's a very small chip out of mine, but it's difficult to notice unless you're looking for it. Did yours have cardboard on the base as well?

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    yes there was a kind of pressed cardboard with the same brand

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    Quote by Pierre N View Post
    yes there was a kind of pressed cardboard with the same brand
    Thank you!

    Do you know what it was used for? I guess it was just a decoration, but I'm not sure if there was some other use.

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    DAF = The German Labour Front
    it is possible that it was in any factory or office wherever there were workers

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    Quote by Pierre N View Post
    DAF = The German Labour Front
    it is possible that it was in any factory or office wherever there were workers
    I believe you are right. I was thinking that it may not be a desk ornament, because it seems like most of those have marble or wooden bases. This is a mystery to me.

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    Default Here is a photo taken from a war time catalog

    war time catalog photo
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    I would love to find some of those catalog items!! Thanks for posting.
    Cheers,
    Al

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