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Old 07-10-2019, 02:21 PM   #1
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Out of my Flak case thread, I was able to acquire through one of our members this beautiful "scratched" cased Assmann Observer. I had to go for it due to its condition. For your enjoyment, and my bragging rights.
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Old 07-10-2019, 02:22 PM   #2
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Old 07-10-2019, 02:24 PM   #3
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Last. Thoughts on the back striking are welcomed.
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Old 07-10-2019, 02:45 PM   #4
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Excelente original

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Old 07-10-2019, 03:12 PM   #5
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Excelente original

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Yes sir! I was hoping any of you guys could share pics of others with that kind of reverse strike.
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Old 07-10-2019, 03:24 PM   #6
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These strikes are totally legit and are found on many many badge from all design from earlier to later tombak badge. Zinc also have them but its more uncomon. Its part of the making process when remove the excess of metal or finishing the reverse before spraying the finish.

Here two of mine that have these. Early A2 thin and on the ROAG's Bolts.

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Old 07-10-2019, 08:01 PM   #7
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I can only agree with Seb, very nice original Assmann Observer and great case as well.

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Old 07-10-2019, 11:26 PM   #8
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Thank you guys. I appreciate the comparison pics. I have seen the scratched A previously, just not the indentation.
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:50 AM   #9
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A rare view, both near mint
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:59 AM   #10
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Excellent set! These scratches are common for early Assmann observers but still cause questions for me - too rough for finishing imo...
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Fantastic set
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:21 PM   #12
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A rare view, both near mint
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And that exactly is what made me take the leap.
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Old 07-12-2019, 04:52 AM   #13
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Perfect set wow
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Old 07-19-2019, 10:27 PM   #14
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I’m jealous, congrats!
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Old 07-20-2019, 01:26 PM   #15
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A lovely and matching set!
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