These are bad. They appeared in the early 1990's. They are fantasy items.
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At least you got a 500 meter spool of thread out of it...
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Do I remember correctly that Robin Lumsday wrote somerthing about this in his "Himmler's Black Order 1923-45" book?
The spool was marked "Made in Pakistan" inside???
I figured as much! hehe. thanks guys
In 1992/93 i used to go the a militaria shop located in the Lanes in Brighton, a place called "The Bunker Militaria", owned by a guy named Colin. He has a box of these and knew they were bad. I kept a few of them just for fun...
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
In Memoriam :
Laurent Huart (1964-2008)