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Forum: Eric-Jan Bakker Wehrpass and Soldbuch Forum 05-25-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,994
Posted By Gaspare
years ago when I collected ID tags I had 2...

years ago when I collected ID tags I had 2 categories, SS and then everything else!!smilewink

One tag I never had was a Hohen.. Back then the only kind even considered authentic were like Peters...
Forum: Italian & European Axis Allies Forum 05-23-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Gaspare
Thumbs up yes rare,,really rare, the both of them. Would be...

yes rare,,really rare, the both of them. Would be stars in anyone's collection..

There are collectors that buy just to buy. Some to make a profit, some to hide away so good it disappears from...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-20-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gaspare
People originally came to our country mainly for...

People originally came to our country mainly for religious freedom. And eventually ALL regions were welcomed somewhere within the 13 colonies. And the Confederacy was part of our American history.
...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-17-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gaspare
Gran Sasso, so your point is the iron cross is a...

Gran Sasso, so your point is the iron cross is a symbol of honor. but different time period had different center emblems. That is fine.
But after WW2 The nazis/swastika were deemed and...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-16-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gaspare
I am a American. I find it offensive in my...

I am a American. I find it offensive in my opinion that those graves have a swastika on them.
They also have a Iron Cross on them. My opinion is that the iron cross is a symbol/emblem of honor...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-16-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gaspare
Thumbs up Stangell., ,, thanks for the map.. A lot...

Stangell.,
,, thanks for the map..

A lot of 'proposed' shields and tabs on that one!
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-16-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gaspare
Basil,, Thank you very much. never knew this was...

Basil,, Thank you very much. never knew this was post war.!... My access to that post has 'timed out' I can no longer remove the post which I think should be taken off. - Moderators please IF you...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-15-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By Gaspare
ZiG could tell you probably about large cast...

ZiG could tell you probably about large cast sizes...

Die and drawn piece of silver that gets pressed. Well some sizing sticks stop at 13.,
- I have a period German sizing stick. It maxes...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-15-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gaspare
Yury,, you are 100% right! Unless its a glaring...

Yury,, you are 100% right! Unless its a glaring mistake like glowing white, synthetic materials, or the known copies coming out we will never know for sure 1 0 0 % of an authentic example.. It...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By Gaspare
the 2 rings that started the topic are both...

the 2 rings that started the topic are both fakes. ,,,the one looks like a early made one from 'Hapur' [site shown]..

* JR,,I remember that ring. A beauty and maybe the largest one to survive!...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-12-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By Gaspare
tankredi,,,everyone knows there is no such thing...

tankredi,,,everyone knows there is no such thing as the mafia....:dead::bye:
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-09-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Gaspare
please, don't mis understand me.. I have no...

please, don't mis understand me.. I have no doubts. This ring has the hallmarks of a German made ring from the 3rd reich era.
I'm just saying the pattern was used before the war, wartime, and after...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-08-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Gaspare
I saw a advert many years ago describing it as a...

I saw a advert many years ago describing it as a Momento Mori ring. The pattern has been around pre war, wartime, and postwar...Don't know exactly what it is other that a skull ring.
This example...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-05-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Gaspare
Be careful E. , his family lives are at stake!...

Be careful E. , his family lives are at stake! smilewink


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Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 05-05-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Gaspare
Serge, I've seen many over the years in all sorts...

Serge, I've seen many over the years in all sorts of soils. Had the pleasure to be the cleaner of many such pieces. Digs are exciting to see. Its amazing that most of the items found are of no value....
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 05-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Gaspare
seen many rings and pieces of jewelry come up...

seen many rings and pieces of jewelry come up from the ground. That does not look ground dug...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-04-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By Gaspare
some Italians had to say they liked him out of...

some Italians had to say they liked him out of fear. At any time he and his cronies could take away your property and life...

The only good that came from his era was that very early pre war many...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-30-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gaspare
there you go,,good work! Pointed A, rounded...

there you go,,good work!

Pointed A, rounded A , doesn't matter they are all different and poorly made.. The one shield missing from the shield collectors riker!
Even its commanders shield isn't...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 04-29-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 164,805
Posted By Gaspare
Thumbs up "[I]the never ending quest to return artworks to...

"[I]the never ending quest to return artworks to Jews"

- wouldn't anybody want their sh*t back if it was stolen from them or their family...

- the Schliemann gold isn't really a surprise. The...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-29-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Gaspare
Alen, you never know with him! I still have a...

Alen, you never know with him! I still have a Kapo armband and a sample of a bogus Russian capture stamp.

I used to have his catalog of fake and good wares showing all the stars, armbands,...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-28-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Gaspare
C.I.A. Central Indiana Auctions ,,they made those...

C.I.A. Central Indiana Auctions ,,they made those burlap backed stars, armbands and stitched stars like that in the early 90s. Put them on old jackets etc.
That really looks like one of their...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-27-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,374
Posted By Gaspare
Thumbs up p88 , That is a really nice looking piece! No...

p88 , That is a really nice looking piece!
No way to pin down the exact production date unless you've found something about the marking. [or has a good period provenance].
For me the tone/color,...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-24-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gaspare
the shields were probably made fast and not with...

the shields were probably made fast and not with much care.

The shield in photo isn't even close to the gifted shield.

Shield from photo,,Letters don't line up with emblem,,no piping,, has a...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-22-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Gaspare
you know seeing it on your plaque,,, I can see...

you know seeing it on your plaque,,, I can see that could/might have been for a Totenkopf reunion or similar.. Does look cool as a display wall piecethumbsup
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) 04-20-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Gaspare
that is one of the known LC patterns.. Simple...

that is one of the known LC patterns.. Simple stamp put on to a common blank. I do not have absolute proof but I believe not of German manufacture..

I have seen copies where it was inked on the...
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