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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Thomas Durante
This would be better in the Crosses subforum,...

This would be better in the Crosses subforum, however it is a known fake unfortunately. :thumbdown

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By Thomas Durante
That is outdated information Bruce. You may be...

That is outdated information Bruce. You may be correct to say that we aren't 100% sure that Adolf Scholze is the maker behind "AS in Triangle" marked badges, but discoveries in the last few years...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Thomas Durante
Yes, a gorgeous original unmarked B&NL GAB in...

Yes, a gorgeous original unmarked B&NL GAB in minty condition. Just lovely finish on this one, beauty!

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By Thomas Durante
Don't both with this one Ed, bad fake. :thumbdown...

Don't both with this one Ed, bad fake. :thumbdown

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Thomas Durante
I agree, its a bronze grade with barely any...

I agree, its a bronze grade with barely any finish left. You can see bronze finish on the higher quality base metal items like the pin, catch, hinge and solder.

Tom
Forum: Wound Badge Forum Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Thomas Durante
I can only agree with the others, a fine original...

I can only agree with the others, a fine original Haupt, but with some agressive cleaning which scratched it up unfortunately.


Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi Riley, No problems with this one, an...

Hi Riley,

No problems with this one, an original FLL clasp with correct backplate. Not much finish remaining but 100% original.

Tom
Forum: Wound Badge Forum Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi Marco, This could very well be a...

Hi Marco,


This could very well be a matching set for Hobacher because green - lacquered finish is common to see on Hobacher Luftwaffe Flak badges. I will show one of mine tonite, but that would...
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Thomas Durante
AGREED, easy fake when you know what an original...

AGREED, easy fake when you know what an original Juncker badge looks like.


Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Thomas Durante
The top one, gold is a common "Butterknife" fake....

The top one, gold is a common "Butterknife" fake.


The middle one is an original FLL, but with replaced backplate.


The bottom JFS is fine original.


Tom
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi Ken, This one is a fine original B&NL,...

Hi Ken,


This one is a fine original B&NL, in nicely worn condition.


Tom
Forum: Wound Badge Forum Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Thomas Durante
I can only agree with Mats, nice original with...

I can only agree with Mats, nice original with the 3 stripes on the reverse, not an easy maker to find.


Tom
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi John, Gorgeous early Assmann with...

Hi John,

Gorgeous early Assmann with excellent look to it, and nice matching case as well. Textbook set. thumbsup

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Thomas Durante
Thanks for the great replies gents, much...

Thanks for the great replies gents, much appreciated. thumbsupthumbsup

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Thomas Durante
I can only agree, a very nice original wartime...

I can only agree, a very nice original wartime 1st Pattern Souval claps, with correct backplate too, always nice to see as these are often missing from Souval clasps. Textbook example. thumbsup
...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Thomas Durante
I can only agree, a fine original unmarked F&CL...

I can only agree, a fine original unmarked F&CL with typical faded finish for a later-war zinker


Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Thomas Durante
Nice original Schickle in nicely worn condition. ...

Nice original Schickle in nicely worn condition.


It is made from brass/tombak with a silver plated finish.


Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Thomas Durante
Fine original clasp by Steinhauer and Luck...

Fine original clasp by Steinhauer and Luck including correct backplate.

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 91
Posted By Thomas Durante
Agreed, fine original unmarked FLL. Tom

Agreed, fine original unmarked FLL.

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi Ken, It’s an original by Adolf Scholze. ...

Hi Ken,

It’s an original by Adolf Scholze. Nice finish left too.

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi Ken, Sorry to say, the JFS is a fake. ...

Hi Ken,

Sorry to say, the JFS is a fake. The RS is original but no finish left and missing its backplate.

Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Thomas Durante
Hi John, Great pick up, about as minty as...

Hi John,

Great pick up, about as minty as they get! Nicely marked too, not common on 2nd Pattern Juncker Paras. thumbsup

Tom
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 02-24-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Thomas Durante
Both very nice originals, and I agree the left...

Both very nice originals, and I agree the left one with nice finish is Rudolf Karneth and the one on the right is an unmarked Gottlieb & Wagner.


Tom
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Thomas Durante
I can only agree, a very nice original by a still...

I can only agree, a very nice original by a still unknown maker.

Tom
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) 02-24-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By Thomas Durante
AGREED, a common fake case. Tom

AGREED, a common fake case.


Tom
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