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S-A Treffen Braunschweig Help Please
Old 01-27-2020, 08:51 PM   #1
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Default S-A Treffen Braunschweig Help Please

Good evening all! I'm new to the forum and have an opportunity to add these two SA Braunschweig badges to my collection. I wanted to see what you guys think and vet them here before pulling the trigger. Would you guys please take a look and tell me what you think? Thanks!
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Old 01-28-2020, 10:22 AM   #2
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Can't really say why, but I don't like any of the three badges you show.
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Old 01-28-2020, 04:10 PM   #3
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I think the first one looks like it is a good one. The second one for some collectors, they insist that the text should be embossed, rather than raised.

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Old 02-05-2020, 11:51 AM   #4
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Hi Megadeth135, and welcome among us -- it's GOOD to have you here on WAF!

As Mil has stated it, you raise a question that has existed for some decades, at least. For myself, I have three examples of the 1931 S-A Treffen Braunschweig 1931 Badge in my collection: The round design, the hollow oval design and the solid oval design, and I understand that each of these designs represents a different issue period for this classic and eventually officially-recognized NSDAP Honor Badge. And each of the three examples in my collection displays raised letters and surround on the obverse. But I do realize that some of our fellow-collectors have long-held ideas about what an "original" SA Treffen Braunschweig 1931 Badge should have...and what it should not have!

Again, welcome aboard; hope to hear from you regularly!

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