Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 14 of 14

Feurwerker - Specialist patch

Article about: Hi folks, Here are three Feurwerker patcehs from my collection. The patch was issued in dark green, Feldgrau and tropical backing. The middle example has silver edging. I have read different

  1. #11

    Default

    I agree with Fred. I can see no reason why anybody would have wanted to reproduce the specialist patches for the immediate post war market. No doubt there were tons of originals laying around. A re-enactor dealer did make some limited reproductions in the early 2000s. Others have made repros since then but they are generally easy to spot. There seems to be quite a variety of quality among the original specialist patches. My collection includes examples with no backing and some with backing. NH

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement Feurwerker - Specialist patch
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Advertising world
    P
    Many
     

  3. #12

    Default

    Hello,

    Here are some backs of original specialty patches that I have on hand. Some use a net/cheese cloth type backing but I am very comfortable with them.

    Fred

    Feurwerker - Specialist patchFeurwerker - Specialist patchFeurwerker - Specialist patch

  4. #13

    Default

    Hello,

    These might be what you are talking about. Patch King had been making replacement patches for WWI vets in the 20's and 30's. They had contracts for US patches during WWII. They also started making reproduction German patches just before the war ended. Here are a few examples. The cheese cloth backing is quite pronounced and it is the same on the German and US patches. I believe that they kept selling patches into the 1960's.

    Fred

    Feurwerker - Specialist patchFeurwerker - Specialist patchFeurwerker - Specialist patch

  5. #14

    Default

    Yes Fred - those are what I meant.
    Often seen mixed up with others and sold as original ( as this one is )

    So we stay clear of them.... thanks!

    Cheers, Dan
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Feurwerker - Specialist patch   Feurwerker - Specialist patch  

    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Please help identify Luftwaffe specialist patches!

    In Heer, Luftwaffe, & Kriegsmarine Uniforms of the Third Reich
    12-28-2015, 11:18 AM
  2. RAD specialist(s) needed

    In Steel Helmets
    09-01-2014, 05:12 PM
  3. Australian specialist needed please

    In Orders, medals and decorations
    03-28-2014, 09:46 PM
  4. 06-26-2013, 04:37 PM
  5. Heer specialist patches - newly purchased

    In Heer, Luftwaffe, & Kriegsmarine Uniforms of the Third Reich
    03-12-2013, 06:24 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •