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Polish WWII Beret

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    Hi , I just found this beret and need some opinion, its original ?
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    Janek
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    The basic beret itself is original. I will let other more qualified comment on the insignia.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    The badge looks rather "clean" ....

    Gary J.

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    Quote by Gary J View Post
    The badge looks rather "clean" ....

    Gary J.
    Yes my thought exactly - I would have thought that after 60 years there would be a lot more "dulling" to the bullion badge. But perhaps it has been kept in acid free tissue or similar all that time. Just my 2 pence worth. That said it does look very nice

    James
    Last edited by jamest8; 07-11-2012 at 08:02 PM.

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    Nice beret.

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    Hi Janek,

    Both Ade’s and Gary’s comments reflect those I gave you via PM.

    A genuine beret, small size common to the surplus unissued ones still relatively common on the market, dressed up with a reproduction bullion eagle, and topped off with a rank star. You’ll note the wear on the rank star is inconsistent with the fresh looking eagle. All the evidence suggests a put-together piece.

    Regards,
    Tony
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