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SS Camo face veil

Article about: It is of interest to note the differences in the type of chord used in the veils posted by greimers and Bob. Bobs example is of a finer type of chord, possibly rayon, and almost indistinguis

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    Sorry, the above veil is a very poor and crude attempt.

    Below is an original for comparison

    Bob Hritz
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    Wow very nice Bob thanks for this great example.

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    Bob those are super rare,very nice.

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    Very nice example Bob but sorry, I beg to differ on your opinion

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    I know which one my moneys on.

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    kc1 , I have never disputed Bob's example. This to me is a massive learning curve, I have items given to me by ex-serving members, items that I purchased circa 1970-80 and direct family effects. I purchased this veil (with Jackboots and Mussert Kreuz) in 1981 from a Dutch Member..

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    Hi Greimers,

    Are you aware that there are only around a dozen genuine snipers veils known to exist and they sell for between $10,000-$15,000 each depending on condition?

    On the other hand, there are many thousands of fake ones out there that bear little resemblance to the real thing. The quality, as Bob points out is completely lacking in the example you have posted unfortunately. Without wishing to appear rude, it does often sound with some of your collection that you are buying the story and not the item. Please take a look at this reproduction veil (about two thirds down the page) and compare it with your own and Bob's, a good indicator I think.

    Original Materials and Post War Assembled Reproductions Third Reich Depot World War II Nazi Germany military collectables.

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thanks Ned, they sure make some good fakes these days.

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    Quote by kc1 View Post
    I know which one my moneys on.
    Me too Bob's

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