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Old 01-24-2015, 12:55 PM   #30
Wim Vangossum
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Originally Posted by Bob Coleman View Post
Men of the Wehrmannschaft in civilian clothing wearing the Wehrmannschaft armband. This piece has been long misidentified as a "SA sports armband."
Pictures courtesy of Otto Spronk.

Fantastic specialized collection Pascal and Bob!!!

question: Is it this armband they wearing in the period picture? If so it is the first period proof that I see. Were they only for use on civilian cloths? And how does it comes that so many (mine included) are found in pristine condition?

Regards, Wim
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