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Waffen SS Cap Eagle (Pre-36?)

Article about: The casting burr's around the edges are a dead give away I would think.The quality of the originals is just not there in this piece. Cheers Dave - - Updated - - It's soft because it's possib

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    Got what appears to be a pre-1936 SS Eagle. No RZM. Opinions?

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    Waffen SS Cap Eagle (Pre-36?)

    Metal is very soft and plyable. Actually broke off one of the pins accidentally trying to bend it for display.

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    I believe it is a cast fake. Sorry.

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    What exactly makes you say that, SteveR?
    Last edited by P64inDixie; 08-13-2012 at 02:53 AM.

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    It is a cast fake like stated, and very ugly one.

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    Well any information on how you can tell this would much appreciated. I'd like to be able to spot these things in the future.

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    I'm no expert but these are made of a harder metal. I once got burnt in my younger days on a bunch of cast bendy fakes

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    this also has rough edges
    Last edited by reneblacky; 08-13-2012 at 06:03 AM. Reason: grammer
    Regards
    René

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    I can tell you that the metal itself was very soft. I could have bent this eagle in half with little effort had I chose to do so.

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    Well there you go, there's your answer
    Regards
    René

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    I dont understand, I thought the authentic eagles were in fact soft metal?

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    I think you need a expert to chime in
    Regards
    René

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