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Armband authentication please help!

Article about: My grandfather gave me this NSDAP armband and I wanted to know if anyone could help me out and let me know if it's real, or has any tips. It looks like it's in extremely good condition. It h

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    This could well be an earlier hand-made piece, so it would not follow the norms of the RZM regulations, etc. Many armbands were made at home before the days when they could be easily purchased. But, having said that, I do remember seeing swastikas stitched through the roundel-they are unusual but not unheard of. I suppose it all depended on how the person making it decided to do it. The wide over lapped edge suggests that this may well be the case.

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    It just worries me because it seems way to brand new on the inside. I should probably go get it check out?

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    "Go get it checked out?" Isn't that what you were doing here?
    It's likely clean on the inside, because whoever last wore it got it soiled while wearing it. Of course it would be cleaner on the inside. Or it may have been badly stored for the last 70 years with something dirty stacked on top of it?

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Yea, thats what Im doing here but I mean physically checked out just to be sure ya know?

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    Whatever makes you happy with it-by all means.

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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