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Hey all!

 

  I was asked by a good friend my opinion of these badges.   Unfortunately I am clueless when it comes to WW1 flight badges originality. I know they were officially reproduced from the 20's to the 40's; and then later as forgeries.  I know many of you know these badges really well, so I was hopeing to pass on some opinions. 

 

Thanks!!

 

 

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no, I don't like it.  I don't think it is a period piece.  Post, post 1970s.

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Beautiful original examples!

The Observer badge without rivets Pandis calls the "Distribution" pattern.  See his volume 1 page 83.

The Pilot badge Carsten Baldes calls Godet made, with a star punch on the pin for base metals under silver plate.  See his book p. 189.

 

 

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I agree, both original examples of these badges and not by common makers.

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