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Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By Askold
Wow what a killer recon tabs set! Is there a...

Wow what a killer recon tabs set! Is there a time frame when such tabs would be worn? I have never seen yellow piped Totekoph tabs before.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Askold
Assuming it passes UV and Burn tests, I noticed...

Assuming it passes UV and Burn tests, I noticed that smaller shields were worn by volunteers in Police formations.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Askold
Badly made fake, even colors don't match.

Badly made fake, even colors don't match.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-23-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By Askold
Good score Zauberflotte! You can acutally see how...

Good score Zauberflotte! You can acutally see how the shield gets worn out thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-23-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Askold
Very nice and original boards. I always had hard...

Very nice and original boards. I always had hard time identifying who wore this specific type. My guess would be early Ost-legion and police companies, that were of mixed nationalities.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-23-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Askold
Because clearly every collector has a microscope...

Because clearly every collector has a microscope at hand and samples of every fabric structure. What a dumb assumption.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Askold
Thank you guys for information and confirming,...

Thank you guys for information and confirming, glad to learn something new!
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-13-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Askold
Burn test

I feel like after so many years of collecting, this should be a breeze, but never the less, I come to situation I haven't encountered before. I came across a worn insignia that is embroidered on a...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-25-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Thank you kindly for your offer Pedro, it is...

Thank you kindly for your offer Pedro, it is always more stressful when you are dealing with someone across the ocean. Ultimately all is good and has been resolved.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-23-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
I hope others have better experiences with...

I hope others have better experiences with Miguel. I am simply relaying my experience with this seller:

1. Not honest with the sale.

2. Not being honest with the refund.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-22-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
*Update - I received the refund from the seller. ...

*Update - I received the refund from the seller. But what a pain that was! First he transfers me the sum that is 70 euro less then what I paid him. When I point out that he is short, he plays dumb...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-19-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Askold
Like others have stated - fake

Like others have stated - fake
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-19-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Still waiting...mail service between Canada and...

Still waiting...mail service between Canada and Spain is rather slow - it took three weeks from the shield to arrive in Canada, I guess it will be the same going the other way.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-14-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Gepruft and Francesco - thank you both for the...

Gepruft and Francesco - thank you both for the information.

Francesco,

No it is not the same shield that the seller was originally advertising - please notice: 1. The thickens of the edges...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-13-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
That is what I did, the shield is on its way. ...

That is what I did, the shield is on its way. Hoping there won't be any more BS from the seller and I get the payment refunded.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-12-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Interesting information, I never heard of LW bevo...

Interesting information, I never heard of LW bevo variation.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-12-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Thank you guys, you are confirming my fears. The...

Thank you guys, you are confirming my fears. The seller got back to me, he is playing dumb, saying that he has two variants and asking me which variant I got. Opened case with Todocolession and...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-11-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By Askold
Opinions on the Spanish shield.

I never seen this before and would like to hear everyone's opinion on the matter.
I ordered a Blue Division shield from a Spanish collectors website Todocolecion. The shield advertised looked...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-08-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,696
Posted By Askold
So nice to see untouched Estonian volunteer...

So nice to see untouched Estonian volunteer tunic, what a wonderful find!

Can anyone tell me more about the black ribbon that was worn on the lapel? Was this a German custom or Estonian? I never...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-08-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By Askold
Wow, what an amazing collection! Thank you for...

Wow, what an amazing collection! Thank you for sharing thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-08-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By Askold
Some nice insignias everyone! I really like one...

Some nice insignias everyone! I really like one of the printed shields in Ron's collection - note how the stitching goes along the flag colors - someone must have put extra effort into fixing their...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-08-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By Askold
I am sorry to say, but both shields are fakes...

I am sorry to say, but both shields are fakes imitating the Bevo made insignia for Slovak volunteers in Org. Todt. The original shield should look like this:
...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-07-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Askold
Very nice used shields everyone, haven't seen...

Very nice used shields everyone, haven't seen this much on Armenian volunteers in a while :) My small contribution to the used Armenian insignias topic:
...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-07-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Askold
The "flat paint is Souval post war repro" is a...

The "flat paint is Souval post war repro" is a lot of gibberish. Like Souval had nothing better to do than stamp ost volunteer cockades :)

Both variants are original. The shade of color...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-14-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By Askold
Nick - yes the bullion version existed and in at...

Nick - yes the bullion version existed and in at least two variations.

Dave - still kicking myself for not meeting him and taking the photos. I was young and did not realize the rarity of the...
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