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Is this soviet ushanka real or not?

Article about: ebay seller https://www.ebay.com/itm/Authentic-S...4AAOSwv0tVFAFd im concerned about the thick rim around the ushanka and the buttons, i believe ive done a mistake buying it. if any of you c

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    ebay seller https://www.ebay.com/itm/Authentic-S...4AAOSwv0tVFAFd

    im concerned about the thick rim around the ushanka and the buttons, i believe ive done a mistake buying it.

    if any of you could check if he sells legitimate ushankas i would be very happy

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    An original post war example.

    Welcome to the forum!

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Quote by Adrian Stevenson View Post
    An original post war example.

    Welcome to the forum!

    Cheers, Ade.
    I agree, classic "Cold War" and they still wear them with non-Soviet cap badges.

    Please don't use links instead of posting pics to the thread as the pics will disappear from Ebay and this thread will become useless.

    Here are a couple of pics from the link;

    Is this soviet ushanka real or not?Is this soviet ushanka real or not?

    You can see that the size 58 is dated for '87 so (1987) just before the fall of the Soviet state.

    Regards

    Mark
    Last edited by Watchdog; 10-21-2017 at 10:06 AM. Reason: typo
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    but what do you think about the thick rim and buttons?

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    i dont know how to add images either..

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    what about the thick rim going around it, is that normal? and the buttons aren't they supposed to be black?

    Is this soviet ushanka real or not?
    Is this soviet ushanka real or not?

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    There is no problem with this ushanka, typical 80s military used type.

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