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WW1 German U-boat flag

Article about: Talking to a dealer here in Australia, and i have reserved this. I went to the shop and looked it over and the flag is nice, good stamps and no holes. the Big ticket for me was the U-92 stam

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    Quote by Wagriff View Post
    The U-Boat marking for the U-29 should have been a red flag as well. The U-29 was rammed and sunk early on in the war on 18 Mar 1915. Lost with all hands.
    Including the flag......

    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    It would be interesting to see the look on his face.........!
    Would that be before or after his blubbery fart with a lump in it ?

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    damn wagriff,I was waiting to step in with the fate of U29.

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    Told him, he was very accepting......after presenting him with all the facts he decided to give me 25 dollars of my next buy, we have been friends for a while.

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    Sounds like a good honest guy, IMO.
    Looking for WWII U.S. dog tags

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    He is, his items have all been cleared by the forum up to this flag so i hold no grudge against him.

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    Hey I found this flag, and alerted the seller to it being a reproduction, have not heard back,. it sold on Ebay for $76 today
    Vintage Cotton PRE WW1 German Flag | eBay

    Ive found other on ebay similar that have gone for crazy dollars all with the U29 stamp,
    Kriegsflagge U-29 Flag 1867-1871 : Lot 16

    Doing the rounds...
    German U Boat Flag "U 29 Kriegsflagge" Submarine | eBay

    There is a number of how to fake it getting about on the internet, I dare say as time goes on, and the real deal gets harder to find,. and the reproductions from the 70's get older we will be flooded more and more with them...

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