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Shovel originality

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    Please, need help with shovel, if it original or fake?


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    hard to tell really, I can't see it!
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    I try to attach pictures.

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    Quote by Dandreenko View Post
    I try to attach pictures.
    Welcome to the forum. Dig up some photos of that shovel and we will try to assist.
    "WWII Militaria collecting has no cure and the only medicine is to collect more" - My Opa

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    Quote by Dandreenko View Post
    I try to attach pictures.

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    Looks ww2 issue but the round pommel may have been worn flat.
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    Here are some pictures of mine. Can you see any makers mark on handle stamped in wood or on spade metal? Mine is about 21.5" in length and stamped 1945.
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    Here is a WWI Machine Gunner's shovel as well for reference. A little shorter and marked.
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    "WWII Militaria collecting has no cure and the only medicine is to collect more" - My Opa

    Collection Website: http://www.tothehiltmilitaria.com/

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    no stamps on wood,but looks like removed from spade metal, it's looks like REX,but i dont know((

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