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Old 07-03-2019, 04:06 PM   #1
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Thoughts please on this one, to me it looks a bit strange ,

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Old 07-03-2019, 04:11 PM   #2
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Here’s my example which is similar but not the same,
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:44 PM   #3
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Chay the first eagle is a reproduction
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:57 PM   #4
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Thank you Lenny,
That confirms my suspicion,
It’s not a bad effort but fake

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Old 07-14-2019, 07:27 AM   #5
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Hi Chay,

As you say, not a bad effort, but the diamonds on the breast are like a quilt (German breast eagles never had breast feathers made in that style), and the swastika is asymmetrical and a bit crude. The neck and shoulders of the eagle are also 'off' by comparison with your 100% textbook other example.

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Excellent Mark!
Makes it easier for identifying, the quilted diamond breast is quick one

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Old 07-14-2019, 04:34 PM   #7
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Hello,


Besides the differences in the pattern it appears to be made from a polyester material. Rub your finger over the original eagle, it should slide right across, now rub your finger on the reproduction. The eagle will catch on any rough spots on your fingers.


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Thanks Fred,
I didn’t go for that fake eagle but I did source a good looking fake version of a different type as a test like you would do :-)))

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Old 07-15-2019, 10:32 AM   #9
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dont like the fake one but your original is nice i have 2 of the same maker even down to the stitch flaws on the back
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Well spotted
Thanks for sharing!

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