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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges Today, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Bruce Simcox
Hi guys

......Definitely well spotted Tom, to borrow Giel's statement. I wonder if the skunks that made this PAB are responsible for the HA FAKES as well.

I hate to think that the FAKES industry has...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-13-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi the cyclisti

.......Are the details of the PAB as soft in hand as they are in the photos??

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Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 10-10-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi sasktraveler

…...http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1018217

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-09-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Exclamation Hi spaceyss

…...Post it in the Wound Badge Forum here:
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=90

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Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 10-08-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Exclamation Hi Pepe77

This statement is incorrect.
There is no evidence to back up this common misperception.
The IAB CAN be attributed to manufacturer RK, but to date there is no solid evidence to link the initials...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-07-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,459
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Question Hi Tony

Could you elaborate?
You seem to be suggesting that painted zinc will lose details without affecting the paint?
As in the talon detailing?

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-06-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,459
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Hi guys

…...I was initially surprised by the lack of detailing on the center piece(eagle's talons primarily). It just didn't set well with me after seeing so many other 75 GAB's that look so different. As a...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-05-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,459
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi guys

......The following weight and measurements are from the linked thread above:

42,2 gr.
55,90 х 48,99 mm
hook and needle are magnetic.

IMO..the images of the #ed GAB that started this thread,...
Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 10-05-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Thumbs up Hi Simon

…... I see what you mean. There is quite a difference between the first shield posted and the one you have brought to our attention. Thank you for posting the image and the link.

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-03-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,459
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Fred

......Here is the same exact GAB 75 that made it's first appearance here in 2008; with much larger, better images.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=319752&highlight=GAB+75
...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 10-02-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Rich

......Good IAB by JFS. It looks like it may have been one of the horde find of JFS IABs that Gailen David marketed many years ago. Looks great to me!

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Forum: Wehrmacht Vehicles (other than Panzers) 09-26-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,063
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi guys

I disagree.

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-26-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Edelweisse

…...You will get more answers in the correct forum for this award at the following link.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=24

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-25-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Newbie

To my knowledge there are no solid Kuban shields. There are no solid Krim shields either. Almost all of the shields from that era are stamped, hollow shields with the prongs soldered in place, though...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool HiNewbie

......Absolutely FAKE.

Head over to the following link and you can enhance your knowledge about these interesting collectibles.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=121
...
Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 09-22-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Железный

......I'm no expert on the Lappland but I think that Andy has a good point. This one looks like it stands a reasonable chance at originality if one were to evaluate it with just the images.

Happy...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-22-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi eam59

......http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8538361#post8538361

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-22-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi guys

......Have another look.
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1016154

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Chay

…...Even with the blurred image of the backside it is, a stated by both Tom and Chet, a FAKE.
Wrong pin type(post war) and the maker mark is incorrectly placed(should be behind the swaz).
The...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Tom

......Using Skip's name in the search function I was able to come up with the following: From the following, lengthy but fascinating, thread(2005-7). Don't know how I missed that one...probably...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-16-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Tom

.......I appreciate your response. Thank you! Looking forward to the available info. I didn't search any further back than a couple of years.....

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Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 09-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Hi guys

<hr style="color:#181B16; background-color:#181B16" size="1">......Nice work Tom D and Ryuuk. Well spotted and well defined
...
Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 09-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Ron

Fair enough. Next week sounds good. Have her do the backsides as well. As far as the Cholm shield is concerned......we'll just have to wait and see.

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Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 09-04-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi 3CCC

.....http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=421834

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Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 09-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Bruce Simcox
Cool Hi Ron

......Do you have any clearer and straight on pictures, or could you provide some?

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