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Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

Article about: Hi! Just wonder what you think about this campaign shield, is it an original piece etc.? /Farradin

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    Question Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

    Hi!
    Just wonder what you think about this campaign shield, is it an original piece etc.?

    /Farradin
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    Default Re: Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

    Hi Farradin, it is not an original.

    Originals were field made by the troops themselves in 1945 and they are quite crudely cast. They did not have backing cloth etc.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Default Re: Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

    Oh okey, didn't know that all of them were field made . Anyway thanks for your help!

    /Farradin

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    Default Re: Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

    doublepost, sorry
    Last edited by Farradin; 03-21-2010 at 12:40 AM.

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    Default Re: Lappland sheild, Fake or not?

    Ade's correct. All Lappland shields were made by German POW's. With a "blind eye" turned by their captors. They're a very much personal taste award,as to originality. Here's mine,made from linotype which was available to the POW's. Stewy S
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