Looks like a fake to me the skull is very odd and very wierd looking ring does not look real to me
Eastern European lumpy head fake.
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Mr. Potato Head ist todt.
'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.
A genuine ring of the dreaded SS 'Spud' division.
Poo - not for me !
I have permanently refrained from adding an 'h' to the end of the word 'Poo'
because Winnie would be rather upset with me - and, I don't want to
associate him with that 'other stuff'.........!
Looks more like the skull of the Elephant Man to me! Sorry, no good.
Maybe it is from the ss panzer div equipped with elefants (either td or animal) hence the elefant man reference on the ring. Very rare indeed.
Looking for following WWII German items:
- anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
- entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
- forestry and hunting items,
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