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grey breast eagle, for smocks or flight suits?
Old 05-19-2019, 10:06 AM   #1
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Hello all,

I have this eagle here and would like to know what it was for exactly, any thoughts?

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Old 05-19-2019, 12:28 PM   #2
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I'm thinking the track suit
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Old 05-19-2019, 12:49 PM   #3
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Very late war eagle. Not for any of the above. They also made cap eagles, and trade sleeve badges exactly like this. Have only seen one (cap eagle) on a late cap.

We have several threads on these. And while there is little known for sure on these, my opinion is that they are late war replacements for wool insignia.

One day we will see one originally seen to a uniform.
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My search function doesn't work on this f'ed up website anymore, but here are a couple of photos I found on the eagle thread showing one of my cap eagles. I have several variants of both the breast and cap eagles, with the main difference being the color of the eagle.
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Old 05-19-2019, 02:45 PM   #5
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thank you both for the replies. Very interesting indeed.

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