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Old 01-11-2020, 08:43 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

Here is my latest addition to my panzer badge collection, an unmarked so-called Juncker design. This one is a bit of an upgrade to the one I already had, the finish on this one is a bit nicer and almost 100% intact, just a slight bit of wear to the extreme highlights. The finish on these so-called Junckers is really good quality and you can almost mistake it a solid tombak badge if it weren't for the faint grey popping through on the worn areas. Reminds me of Gablonz-made badges.

I am always nicely suprised with this PAB design, amazing detail to the obverse and hardware is alway neatly soldered and form fitting to the badge. Interesting that we still haven't identified the true maker behind this one.

Hope you guys like it as much as I do.

Tom
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Old 01-11-2020, 08:54 AM   #2
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Very nice Tom!
I'm thinking this is the type B?
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Old 01-11-2020, 12:35 PM   #3
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Tom,
Indeed a nicely conditioned example. In my experience the majority of PABs produced by this unknown maker tend to hold their finish quite well.

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Old 01-15-2020, 10:11 AM   #4
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Very nice addition Tom, the bronze finish always seems to be strong on these badges, it would be nice to finally link it to a maker.

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Old 01-15-2020, 10:45 AM   #5
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Nice badge Tom! Excellent amount of finish remaining and crisp detail.
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Old 01-15-2020, 12:38 PM   #6
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Congrats on a nice new edition Tom, Tom
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Old 01-15-2020, 12:55 PM   #7
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Very nice Mr. Tom, I am looking for a Bronze PAB myself...
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Old 01-16-2020, 05:55 PM   #8
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Very nice badge Tom!

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Old 01-18-2020, 08:14 AM   #9
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Thanks for the kind comments guys, much appreciated.

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Old 01-20-2020, 10:03 AM   #10
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That's a sweet looking badge Tom, congrats!

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Old 01-20-2020, 11:02 PM   #11
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Tom, that is a very nice badge and and it is one I am still missing. Congratulations! JME
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