Both pieces are period original. The tag without the "B" code for cotton is an earlier verion.
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Concur with the armband guru Mr. Coleman. Below are pictures of my earlier version without the "B" code.
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Many thanks, Bob. A positive opinion from you has put my mind at rest.
very nice clean original.