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Hello,

I've paired these two up , so the badge was not originally issued with this case , but they make a good match.

I'm looking for any opinions , good or bad , on the badge. It is so obviously well-made in hand , but I understand this eagle might be somewhat controversial.

I already know what John thinks , but encourage him to weigh in , all the same.

Thanks!

Best

Kurt

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Bob

I have to disagree with you. This style of badge has been linked through a family member to a known pilot during the war, and has been evaluated by experienced collectors. For me, it falls into the realm of 'original beyond a reasonable doubt'.

Kindest Regards,

Steve

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Steve,

I will add some photos soon of the back of that wing. I don't have the badge here right now , but I seem to remember those marks being 'tick' marks , perhaps made by contact with something like a pin or needle. I'll try to give a better description when I post the photos.

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Kurt

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