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    This is probably a stupid question, but I see a lot of badges with bent pins like this:

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    These would not have come from the maker like this right? That is, it's not an adjustment, but damage or wear over the years?
    "Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief." - C.S. Lewis

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    Quote by avenger View Post
    This is probably a stupid question, but I see a lot of badges with bent pins like this:

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    These would not have come from the maker like this right? That is, it's not an adjustment, but damage or wear over the years?
    That would be correct.
    Possibly from forced removal from a uniform as well.
    Ralph.
    Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)

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    Cool. Thanks Ralph!

    Do collectors frown at this, or is it more of a minor value issue depending on how severe the bending?
    "Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief." - C.S. Lewis

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    Depends if you search for un-issued, or used and been there items.
    Personally, I like both.
    Ralph.
    Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)

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    sound sense from Ralph.

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