I found this item about 6 inches in the ground, at first I thought it was from a German Mess Kit. I can't find anything that resembles it. It has the eagle and swastika at the bottom. Only half of the eagle is left. Can anyone help me identify this item?
02-05-2014 01:28 PM
I would say belt-hook from German bakelite lantern.
...look at the pictures in this tread...http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/field-...lantern-28483/
I have found this one myself
Danke for helping me identify this piece. I was very curious as to where it originated.
What a good thread....one question about a piece of something that could be anything, one clear answer with photo giving THE answer....good job Replace...
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Just glad I could help.
...that's what forums are all about.