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Old 11-14-2017, 10:49 AM   #16
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Well, I only remember one case where someone removed a piece of original insignia - an unacceptable situation. But on rare occasion I will get a piece back with buttonhole ribbons, rank chevrons and badge loops added. Some collectors cannot resist embellishing a blank canvas.
Maybe they were reenactors awarded, awards and promotions earned in battle. J
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Reenactors? I am sure they must exist but I don't think I have ever seen one that could actually be encased in a wartime made uniform.
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Reenactors? I am sure they must exist but I don't think I have ever seen one that could actually be encased in a wartime made uniform.
I actually once had an unissued M-36 tunic that would have fit this "full figured" fighting man.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:34 PM   #19
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Well, I only remember one case where someone removed a piece of original insignia - an unacceptable situation. But on rare occasion I will get a piece back with buttonhole ribbons, rank chevrons and badge loops added. Some collectors cannot resist embellishing a blank canvas.
Both horribly unacceptable, as is "uncovering" decals on camo helmets.

Very fine tunic, congratulations.
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Reenactors? I am sure they must exist but I don't think I have ever seen one that could actually be encased in a wartime made uniform.
Good one. Gefreiter Snitchel
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Old 11-14-2017, 04:39 PM   #22
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Hello Gentlemen,
The aforementioned M40 is a stunning example in every way!
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Old 11-14-2017, 05:36 PM   #23
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Textbook and classic, hard to find in unaltered condition. Enjoyed owning this one for many years and I'm happy to see n one has dolled it up since then.
I do not understand what means dolled it up.
Are eagle and collar tabs war time applied on this tunic or someone added them post war?
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Thanks guys! It is a very nice M40 and I was happy to pick this one up from Bill Shea/Ruptured Duck at the 2016 Max Show.
Correction.....I actually purchased this from Ron Wolin. Ron was set up beside Bill.
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I do not understand what means dolled it up.
Are eagle and collar tabs war time applied on this tunic or someone added them post war?
Dolled up is a term that means modified or embellished to make it something better than it actually is. This tunic and insignia are 100% original.

Dolled up means by adding EK2 ribbon in button hole, or adding award loops to make it appear better or more desirable than it is.
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