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Afrika Korps cap found in Crete...

Article about: Another intresting item that i got some good vibes from when i visited the antique store here in Crete is this nice cap... It looks good to me but i'm not the guy to tell for sure if it's ok

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    Another intresting item that i got some good vibes from when i visited the antique store here in Crete is this nice cap... It looks good to me but i'm not the guy to tell for sure if it's ok so i toss it to you headgear sharks out there!
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    IMO it looks like some other insignia was removed around were the eagle is sewn. Is that brown/tan thread I see? Also the hat seems brighter in color. So the eagle is well worn that appears to be consistent but reapplied. Wait for the experts...just my two cents...

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    It looks like an artificially aged fake to me...

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    Quote by Arran View Post
    It looks like an artificially aged fake to me...
    And to me. The rusty grommets are not correct as they should be made of zinc. A close up of the inside of them would tell all.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Agree, the grommets need a bit of scrutiny.

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    It's a fake, no need for further images.

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    Nice!!!! When i visit the store again i'll take some pics of the inside grommets view ! Tell me what exactly you would like to see to determine it's whereabouts!

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    What makes you so sure? Please explain your statement...

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    What makes you so sure? Please explain your statement...

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    Quote by LizardKing View Post
    What makes you so sure? Please explain your statement...
    Hi Lizardking.

    It's a very good bet, if Ben says "it's a fake!" then it IS a fake.

    It has been stated that there are problems with the grommets and the insignia appears to have been replaced/changed.

    Regards etc
    Ian D

    AKA: Jimpy

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