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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. 









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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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