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Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 07-17-2019, 08:17 AM
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Posted By djpool
I would say original. I've seen and handled...

I would say original. I've seen and handled quite a few of these and the construction seems pretty consistent with others I've seen. The other thing is I've never seen this particular one. Usually...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-12-2019, 07:19 AM
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Views: 532
Posted By djpool
IMHO textbook. Jim

IMHO textbook. Jim
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-10-2019, 04:19 PM
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Views: 277,538
Posted By djpool
I believe the MLG markings may have to do with...

I believe the MLG markings may have to do with the bottle manufacturers, but I'm not 100% certain.

Beer continued to be manufacturered during the occupation. Heres an interesting article.
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Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-10-2019, 03:28 PM
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Posted By djpool
The LW bottle is for beer purchased through what...

The LW bottle is for beer purchased through what I call the PX system. Marktendenware (spelling). The Carlsberg bottles are also for beer. The swastika has nothing to do with the National Socialist...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-10-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By djpool
Wow! What a rare find and to have period photos...

Wow! What a rare find and to have period photos just makes it that much better. Jim
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-10-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By djpool
Patrick very nice and beautiful condition. 20...

Patrick very nice and beautiful condition. 20 years ago I was offered a pair but since nobody knew what they were, I passed. Jim
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-07-2019, 06:37 AM
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Views: 181
Posted By djpool
The FJ had rubberized overshoes but of a...

The FJ had rubberized overshoes but of a completely different design. Female auxiliaries were also authorized and issued protective overboots. However it's likely that Rubberized covers for lowshoes...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-06-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By djpool
I'm glad you will be able to get your money back....

I'm glad you will be able to get your money back. Not all of my collecting mistakes were so cheap.
We have all been where you have. Important thing is to learn from the experience, seek help from...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-05-2019, 06:43 PM
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Views: 94,575
Posted By djpool
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-02-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
Thank you. Jim

Thank you. Jim
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
Nice picture. Can you tell if it's the cut out...

Nice picture. Can you tell if it's the cut out version? Jim
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-02-2019, 05:02 PM
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Views: 206
Posted By djpool
I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-01-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By djpool
Shoulder board or shoulder strap is perfectly...

Shoulder board or shoulder strap is perfectly acceptable. 22 years in the US Army and I always referred to the ones we wore as boards. Jim
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 07-01-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By djpool
Thanks Ron . I think the one I got compares...

Thanks Ron . I think the one I got compares favorable to yours. Of course finding a blank ribbon may prove difficult.jim
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-30-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
Heres another discussion about that’s being sold...

Heres another discussion about that’s being sold on estand.
...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-30-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
That’s always the problem with these badges. Many...

That’s always the problem with these badges. Many units produced badges for their members after the war. I’m confident mines wartime. Came from a US vet. He had three badges - Sardinia Shield and...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 06-30-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By djpool
Tank device for tank destruction badge

Last weekend I was at the show in Chickasha Oklahoma. As I was walking around I ran into this jewel. The vendor said two other collectors had expressed doubts as to its originality. Because of that...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-30-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
Here are the pics I promised. Was too lazy to...

Here are the pics I promised. Was too lazy to photograph them better. Jim
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-29-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By djpool
I own two different versions one similar to the...

I own two different versions one similar to the one on estand and another one in aluminum without the cutout. Both came from the same US vet in Az. I believe they rare as far as cap badges go. Rarer...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 06-26-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By djpool
Awesome item. Certainly a very desirable item. ...

Awesome item. Certainly a very desirable item. Jim
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-24-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By djpool
I don't think the ciphers are the textbook...

I don't think the ciphers are the textbook examples which can be attributed directly to vet bring backs. I believe the ciphers are what I call non textbook. I think they are real and are the most...
Forum: Model Building and Display Forum 06-19-2019, 05:46 PM
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Views: 938
Posted By djpool
👍

👍
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-18-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By djpool
Here are the two patches I mentioned. They are...

Here are the two patches I mentioned. They are both constructed in a totally different manner then the thread starter. You can see the aging on the field grey version. I sewed both patching on a...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-18-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By djpool
Gary That's great information. About 20...

Gary

That's great information. About 20 years ago a small cache of embroidered ski jager patches surfaced. There were two styles a field grey version and a version in white. A good friend and...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-12-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By djpool
Awesome. One lookers!

Awesome. One lookers!
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