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Old 06-08-20, 07:42 AM
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Dear all,

I take the liberty to post those two wings, because I am wondering if they are legit or not?

Many thanks in advance for your coming comments.



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Old 06-08-20, 12:32 PM
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Hello AATTV, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
Could you add an image of the back of the wings?
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Old 06-08-20, 01:39 PM
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Dear Bill,

Thanks for your message. Sure, here it is:



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Old 06-08-20, 07:26 PM
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Those look like really nice original pilot wings. I'd have to see the backside of them to be sure, but they look to be made of a very fine quality silk. I am envious!
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Old 06-08-20, 07:50 PM
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Dear Mike,

Thank you for your input.

Have a lovely evening.

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Old 24-11-20, 10:50 PM
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Just going through some old threads and came across this one. Pretty sure these are fake wings as l bought one at least ten years ago knowing it was a fake and was sold as a fake. You are right in so far as the thread is a very silky shiny thread.
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Old 25-11-20, 08:24 AM
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....are these paper backed....??
...to my eye the front looks off....my gut feeling they are copies from the 90s, rather than period. I may be wrong ,very hard to judge from photos.
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Old 29-11-20, 03:45 PM
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Just from your photographs, I think you are right.


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Just going through some old threads and came across this one. Pretty sure these are fake wings as l bought one at least ten years ago knowing it was a fake and was sold as a fake. You are right in so far as the thread is a very silky shiny thread.
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