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    Toecutter

    One more TK for review

    Bought from vet widow auction,looks to be a thicker cast piece,maybe later war,look good?

    10-23-2018, 04:14 AM
    Thebryguy

    Crazy Insane WW1 USN Engagement Bars

    HI All, I believe this is either a salesmen sample or some type of display or collection, not a single person or couple people for that matter.

    10-23-2018, 02:31 AM
    Toecutter

    Another TK for review

    Funny after I bought this from vets son,first TK I owned.Posted pics on a German Militaria forum.Several posters said it was a fake.I called the vets

    10-23-2018, 02:12 AM
    dyl192

    Japanese Whistle with Compass?

    Anybody recognize this? I believe it is Japanese and from WW2, but have not found any information on it. Unfortunately there are no markings.

    10-23-2018, 03:27 AM
    Zuku079

    Looking for knowledge

    Hello,
    I am a long time collector of militeria. I have things from the US Civil War to OIF. I am trying to focus on improving the quality of my

    10-23-2018, 03:11 AM
    BattleOfTheBulge25

    Unknown named helmet

    I bought this helmet for a local flea market for $30 not knowing what is was it when it was made and have looked all over the internet trying to find

    10-23-2018, 12:54 AM
  • "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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