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Article about: ive been wondering what this symbol signifies i show it here on the rear of my post war bundeswehr beret insignia ,ive also seen the same emblem on ww2 period german items too ,i honestly ha

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    ive been wondering what this symbol signifies i show it here on the rear of my post war bundeswehr beret insignia ,ive also seen the same emblem on ww2 period german items too ,i honestly havent a clue it looks like an A but with horizontal lines please forgive my crude drawing 004.jpgv.jpg

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    Not a daft question at all. It's the maker's mark for Assmann.

    Here's another example:

    Early Bundeswehr Fallschirmspringerabzeichen real?

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    Assmann?...

    Beaten to it by HPL!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    It's the makers mark for Assmann & Sohne of Ludenscheid. It represents a stylized stick man wearing a type of bowler hat. Here's an example of it on my wartime bronze Panzerkampfabzeichen.

    Regards, Ned.

    EDIT: Oh dear.....Always the bridesmaid!
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    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Quote by big ned View Post
    Oh dear.....Always the bridesmaid
    Dang. I guess that makes me a bride.

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    thanks hpl paul and ned ,i have heard of this maker ,mainly from watching episodes of seinfeld so a known TR period maker continuing production post war and beyond ,very interesting ill do some research ,ned you always put a smile on my face ,thanks again for the help, james

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