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Cheating ???

Article about: I am thinking of putting together a Rad EM/ or other type Mannequin after seeing Rossi's post.. My question is this.. Would it be considered cheating by ordering several pieces for instance,

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    Quote by MAP View Post means your stuff goes to MY kids
    So now your kids get 3 collections worth of stuff. It would be like a MEGA Christmas or in our case an "uber Christmas"

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    Cheating ???.
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

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    Thanks Harry.... Oooops Larry... G
    I'd rather be A "RaD Man than a Mad Man "

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    Hi Gwar, attitudes to collecting and adding insignia have changed over the years.

    Back in the 1970', 1980's and even the early 1990's this was commonplace.

    I have never done it with anything German in my 35 year plus collecting career. If an item was missing a bit of insignia, I pinned it or lightly tacked it in place only.

    However, I have done it with British battledress and US class A uniform back in the 1980's. My Mum was a seamstress and all was original and either hand sewn or machine stitched and done with old thread out of Mum's sewing box. I am certain my former US kit resides in collections today (after been sold in 1990) and people will think it original and un touched.......

    Cheers, Ade.
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    If I restore obviously missing insignia to any items in my collection I do as Ade said he does which is to tack it in place leaving it obvious that it has been restored.

    Always a risk that after you it will be sold as untouched especially if using original thread.


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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