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Cloth German Eagle, is this a Tropical Eagle or am I mistaken.

Article about: I've been wrong about a few items lately, so instead of trusting the information I have, I'd better defer to those who know for sure. I know this is a cloth eagle, but I do not know if it is

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    Default Cloth German Eagle, is this a Tropical Eagle or am I mistaken.

    I've been wrong about a few items lately, so instead of trusting the information I have, I'd better defer to those who know for sure.
    I know this is a cloth eagle, but I do not know if it is from Afrika Korps or not, I just know its not Luftwaffe.
    Had someone interested in it also so before I do ANYTHING now I have to double check. Hopefully its original at least!
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    No it is not tropical. It is for a regular enlisted tunic.

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    As Steve posted, it looks fine though is not tropical but is for the EM's tunic from 1940 onwards.

    Here are some tropical eagles from my collection.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Oh nice, thanks for the info, at least its original! I see the ones in your collection have a more yellow toned color scheme. Always amazed at any original cloth items...made so well! I've got a few more to ask about but it will be nice to put this in on display!
    Thanks Again

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    Hello there,

    Agreed, a Heer enlisted rank breast eagle for the grey/green tunic. Here's a M43 cap with a similar toned eagle.

    William Kramer
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