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Lw Tropical shoulder boards
Old 10-27-2019, 12:36 PM   #1
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I was offered this pair of tropical shoulder boards.

The seller gives money back guaranty on authenticity.
But... I am not sure. I never handled Lw tropical boards until now.

Any advise?

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Old 10-27-2019, 12:57 PM   #2
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While the Luftwaffe did produce tropical shoulder straps with this type of button hole, the squarish tongue on these is very odd and the piping looks fake to me. The construction on these is poor and the yellow looks more like lemon yellow rather than the golden yellow it should be. I would look for an obviously original set (which these certainly are not).
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:18 PM   #3
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The seller gives money back guaranty on authenticity.
So, it means you have to proof they are fake to get your money back.
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Old 10-27-2019, 06:42 PM   #4
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Poor quality fakes. Construction, fabric, and piping.

As I have pointed out on other fakes, note the bogus button impressions.
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Old 10-28-2019, 10:17 AM   #5
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Everything is new on these straps : cloth ,piping , thread !
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Old 10-28-2019, 02:23 PM   #6
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Piping colour and button hole, very low grade very poor copys fakes.
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Old 10-28-2019, 02:55 PM   #7
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I didn´t buy them. That´s why I asked.

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Old 10-28-2019, 04:17 PM   #8
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I didn´t buy them. That´s why I asked.

Thank you

A wise decision.
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