Not sure, but i think they are repros... i do not think these tabs were ever constructed in such a manner..... bet let more seasoned guys comment also.
I also think that these are wrong, pins to pips are round not flat, wire edge is too thick and "Newbie", is correct as I do not think that these were ever made in anything other than thread.
Have you light tested these at all?
4th Reich insignia. The construction is wrong and so is the buckram.
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Thanks for the help!