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Large skull. Condor Legion emblem? Condor Legion campaign 1936 skull? Any ideas?

Article about: Hey guys. I was wondering if any of you have ever seen a skull like this? I was told it could be from the Condor Legion campaign in 1936. It's 4" wide x 3.5" in length. It would ro

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    Default Re: Large skull. Condor Legion emblem? Condor Legion campaign 1936 skull? Any ideas?

    Actually, the skull on a busby goes back in German military history to at least the Seven Years War, 1756-63 when it was worn by Husaren-Regiment 5. Dwight

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    These big skulls are usually for pre WWI and WWI period Hussars busbys, but the quality looks a bit weak and it sounds like it is very heavy. Is it made of lead?
    Hey Jerry. Still not sure what it is made of but I was told it's not metallic. And it weighs 9.8 ounces.
    Thanks everybody!

    Luke

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    Default Re: Large skull. Condor Legion emblem? Condor Legion campaign 1936 skull? Any ideas?

    My original weighs in a 1.78 ounces . And is made of thin metal . Maybe some kind of wall hanger or deck ornament .
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    Thanks for pic and info, CBH. I would love to have one like yours! Clearly these two are different.

    Luke

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    My original weighs in a 1.78 ounces . And is made of thin metal . Maybe some kind of wall hanger or deck ornament .
    I went to the old thread about this one.
    What a great piece.
    Must hold great nostalgic value for you - I know it would for me, had I been given it under those circumstances.

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    Default Re: Large skull. Condor Legion emblem? Condor Legion campaign 1936 skull? Any ideas?

    I do love this item , always loved skulls ! He was a great man with lots of stuff and stories . I also got a navy ensign ,and a Prussian flint lock from him . I'll have to get some photo's up of both items . Glad you all like this as much as I do .
    Cheers Chris
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