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SS Cap Button 155/38

Article about: Hi Gents, Pictured this one by a friend of my. I have my doubts if it's real or not. I have seen a few of the same buttons these were all fake. Ron

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    Default SS Cap Button 155/38

    Hi Gents,

    Pictured this one by a friend of my. I have my doubts if it's real or not.
    I have seen a few of the same buttons these were all fake.

    SS Cap Button 155/38SS Cap Button 155/38

    Ron

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    a commonly seen stinker.
    damit, basta.

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    Thanks Friedrich,
    Are all the 155/38 marked buttons fake. Because all what I have seen with this markings are fake.
    Ron

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    There are indeed real SS buttons with this marking, which I generally find on black uniforms as buttons. Such buttons are devoid of decoration. They are matt with pebbling of either the SA or military type. The issue is the button used on the side cap, in fact, where specifically this type, with its construction, appearance, etc. is very fake.

    Mr. Carlsson will show us some real examples. There is a later variety with a more cartoon like Totenschaedel, but it is likely from another contractor.
    damit, basta.

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    Thanks Friedrich for your clear answer.
    I hope the Mr. Carlsson will be so polite to show some real ones.
    Ron

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    SS Cap Button 155/38Here is a real button of the ca. 1937-1938 type.

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    The later cap, in the Fliegerschnitt, can be found with the button and the eagle, and it tends to have a different pattern of Totenkopf.
    damit, basta.

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    SS Cap Button 155/38This is an example of later cap. It is not mine.
    damit, basta.

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    SS Cap Button 155/38SS Cap Button 155/38Here are ones I owned in the dim past. Circa 1974-9.
    Last edited by Friedrich-Berthold; 11-12-2014 at 12:20 AM.
    damit, basta.

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    SS Cap Button 155/38Clear images via Whammond.
    damit, basta.

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    SS Cap Button 155/38SS Cap Button 155/38SS Cap Button 155/38SS Cap Button 155/38The later cap, ca. 194X, as had by Maederer and identical to what I owned ca. 1974-6. Courtesy Maederer.
    Last edited by Friedrich-Berthold; 11-12-2014 at 12:20 AM.
    damit, basta.

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