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I need help with this SS eagle. Real deal or bum deal?

Article about: Bought this many years ago from a reputable dealer. Now I'm not so sure it is original (everything else I bought from this person was 100 % EXCEPT for the SS items, I am figuring out). Anywa

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    Bought this many years ago from a reputable dealer. Now I'm not so sure it is original (everything else I bought from this person was 100 % EXCEPT for the SS items, I am figuring out). Anyway, let me know what you think. Thanks!

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    Default Re: I need help with this SS eagle. Real deal or bum deal?

    This one is a bum deal. Sorry.

    CMH
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    Rounded prongs are a concern

    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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    known fake....

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    Quote by carlsson1982 View Post
    known fake....
    This is the famous "Pigeon Head" fake. Note the small under sized head to the eagle.

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    I was gonna say it's the 'ole 'pigeon head'!

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    Thanks, folks! Back to the old drawing board.

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    Quote by Woolgar View Post
    Rounded prongs are a concern

    Nick
    Except for the late war assman eagle who has rounded prongs

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