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Imperial German PILOTS BADGE: GOOD OR BAD
Old 12-14-2019, 09:08 AM   #1
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I have never had a imperial German pilots badge before. Is this one good or yet another copy
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Old 12-14-2019, 10:11 AM   #2
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This looks like one of the good castings from a damaged original. The hardware is wrong and I believe I can make out the cast "crack" above the catch - a feature of this fake (and it's slightly smaller than a genuine badge).

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Old 12-14-2019, 10:29 AM   #3
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The pics are too small to judge IMO, one thing for sure though - the reverse hardware is wrong!
Based on these pics I’d pass on it!
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Old 12-14-2019, 10:44 AM   #4
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Hi!
As already stated: pictures are suboptimal.
Things I don‘t like: Backside of cross, the R of the MM is slightly bigger, pin and catch wrong, no wheepholes...
And the cases with the purple lining are considered to be fakes anyway...
Sorry, but I would not like to have it in my collection,
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Old 12-14-2019, 11:13 AM   #5
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I would like to thank everybody for your help.
I will save my money and pass on this one
Thanks once again
Cliff
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Old 12-14-2019, 02:36 PM   #6
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The badge is a reproduction for sure, just like the case.
A nice filler.. nothing more.
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