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    WW2 US Army Bag

    Hello all, I'm not too familiar with this field of items; however, this US army bag caught my eye recently. I was wondering if there is any definitive

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    Civilian Badge ? Logo ID?

    Does anyone recognize this company logo? Looks so familiar but I can't place it! Thanks for looking

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    SS Black Officers Visor (what do you think?)

    I would greatly appreciate your opinions on this Visor!


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    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber, 92, Josef Rücker & Sohn, Gablonz

    Another silver wound badge added to my collection recently.
    These are not rare but are not seen available often. This example has a short block

    01-24-2018, 04:52 AM

    US Jump boots - help authenticate

    Hey guys,

    I picked up a pair or what was advertised as ww2 paratrooper boots. They were a nice couple and the gentleman told me they were

    01-24-2018, 03:51 AM

    Völkischer Beobachter Enamelled Sign

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  • "BeVo" SS cuff titles: how to spot original from fake

    Hi Guys, as this question comes up very often, I thought it would be useful to place a pinned thread on the subject?

    The key to determining an original from a fake, like so many other German items, is the reverse.

    Here is the edge detail of an original. Note the pattern of the weave and how it forms a series of small almost even sized white "dots" right near the edge of the cuff title? This is only seen on originals.

    The chequered black and white weave which forms the back of the title is known to collectors as "salt and pepper" weave.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: "BeVo" SS cuff titles: how to spot original from fake started by Adrian Stevenson View original post
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