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Feldgendarmerie gorget

Article about: I bought this gorget about 8 years ago and just wanted to make sure it was ok. From what i have seen of others it looks and feels good to me but thought id put it to the forum for opinions t

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    Quote by Wagriff View Post
    The glowing paint will also make a Geiger counter click away quite nicely, as it is radioactive Radium paint....
    For anyone wondering, the glows looks like this...

    Feldgendarmerie gorget

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    Nice gorget.

    Not the kind of paint, you'd want near you on a regular basis.

    IIRC radium paint was also used in certain bunkers on occasion, where one needed directions in the dark etc.

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    Not to mention hand painted numbers on cool "read em in the dark" watch dials...

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    One merely has to Google 'Radium Girls' to have shivers sent down ones spine.

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