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Old 11-01-23, 01:03 AM
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Default Printed Pegasus- unusual but suspicious

For your information and discussion.

This is currently on ebay. Really similar to a previously identified repro on the forum. So unless I'm really wrong......then I apologize..

Previous discussion:

1. Front looks like it was painted or whitened (cracks). Wouldn't necessarily be a point to make a badge a repro-soldier could have done that to enhance the look.

2. Feathers where spear passes through, looks like previously discussed-passing through at feathers 5 and 6 rather than 4 and 5.

3. Shape of the bottom feathers, short and chunky, rather than slim shaped as on the original.

4. Shorter spear tip shorter than original

5. Rear is well, hmmm pretty different from anything I've seen. Looks like mesh or medical gauze was glued to the back.

6. When I resize the picture to 200%, I don't really see any stitch holes that show the badge was previously sewn onto a uniform (could be my eyes).

7. Price-a tad lower than market.

Could be more little details....

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Old 11-01-23, 07:04 AM
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Not one i would buy

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Old 11-01-23, 01:37 PM
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A phony, as are so many of these Pegasus flashes.

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Old 11-01-23, 03:28 PM
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Backing seems wrong seems like another layer of white gauze has been added and not blue and no bleeding and white material on the pegasus seems wrong as well. Should be blue or light blue anyway.
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Old 11-01-23, 07:13 PM
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Totally spurious. The drill is not correct and as you said Steve, it looks like the figure has been painted. Certainly someone took a lot of time to forge this patch.
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Old 22-01-23, 11:15 AM
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Also it is worth to note that Pegasus is not a unicorn.
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