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Old 11-03-17, 03:19 PM
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Default Another 1 Cdn Para Bn reproduction badge

Being offered by an American vendor, one of the white metal / slidered reproductions.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/WWII-Canadia.../352001020287?
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Old 11-03-17, 04:01 PM
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Seller does describe it as a WW2 Canadian parachute Regiment cap badge and therefore implies that it is original, oh dear!
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Old 11-03-17, 04:46 PM
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Yes, and when I contacted him indicating it was a known, documented reproduction, he thanked me for my opinion.
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Default Ambiguious Description Statements

The red flags should be flying high about this badge when the vendor cannot string more then four words together in a sentence and uses ambiguous description statements like, "I am not sure an expert on these items. I think they are original pieces but I am certain. I will let the buyer be the judge on their own from the pictures. This is a period original item."
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"...This is a period original item."
Suitably vague. Anything could be a period original item.

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I also sent the vendor a message about the badge, he could care less if it's real or not.
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Perused the other offerings. A lot of reproduction material offered.
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