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Article about: Hi All First time poster here - found this amongst my fathers bag of Brit caps badges - they are all pretty old. I dont think its a real un, judging from the other posts here, but thought I

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    Hi All

    First time poster here - found this amongst my fathers bag of Brit caps badges - they are all pretty old. I dont think its a real un, judging from the other posts here, but thought I might as well see if its straight...

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    made of silvery metal, maybe steelm the coppr lugs ( one missing ) seem to be brazed on

    comments and the inevitable confirmation that its a copy appreciated

    Thanks

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    Looks like an old biker type copy.

    Not good.

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    17/21st Lancers ? Not Totenkopf imo

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    as i thought !

    saw a few being hawked in the Ukraine a few years ago, and one in Kaliningrad last year - Suppose these are bogus as well ?


    Cheers

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    HI, and welcome to the forum.

    It is indeed a British made biker item. These have been around since the 1970's.

    Due to the high value of SS cap insignia, they are widely faked all over the world.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    This one is not made too fool someone I think, because It is so "grotesque".

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    Planet of the Apes skull indeed

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    Yikes! This one didn't fool me for one second!

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    Quote by Woolgar View Post
    17/21st Lancers ? Not Totenkopf imo

    Nick
    Thats an insult to the 17/21st sorry !!

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