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Old 26-05-13, 06:41 PM
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Any thoughts on this one chaps. Having just purchased an original with provenance, this one came up on ebay the same day. What do you think?

See listings for cpmil. I would put up a link but it keeps linking to my ebay page which I do not want public.

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-Orig-WW...ht_1655wt_1170

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Old 26-05-13, 07:33 PM
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Thanks Bill
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Old 27-05-13, 05:15 AM
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Looks 100% wrong JB
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Old 27-05-13, 06:49 AM
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Totally agree. The double ridge is a bad sign.
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Old 27-05-13, 09:13 PM
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Friends,

The originals have much finer detail and, indeed, the double rim is a bad sign, as is the rusty colour. I would not put any money on that badge. I believe no badge was reproduced so much as the LRDG one. Please compare to the originals on this Forum and notice the differences.


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Old 27-05-13, 09:43 PM
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looks like brown spray paint...
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Old 28-05-13, 12:14 AM
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Regarding LRDG repros in general - There used to be a US catalog, Lancer. They carried LRDG, Selous Scouts, Paras - all sorts of reproduction badges.

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Old 28-05-13, 10:18 AM
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Regarding LRDG repros in general - There used to be a US catalog, Lancer. They carried LRDG, Selous Scouts, Paras - all sorts of reproduction badges.

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Hi Phil

Is this the company of which you speak? http://www.warbooks.com/

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Old 28-05-13, 10:55 AM
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Thanks for the replies guys.

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Old 25-06-13, 01:39 AM
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So, it's a fake but still sold for $340?
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Old 25-06-13, 11:14 AM
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yep, some people don't check stuff first....

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Old 25-06-13, 08:43 PM
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Good Evening Gents,
Just reading this thread I remembered I have some of these!, have a look and tell me what you think?
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Old 26-06-13, 01:02 AM
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A reproduction, I'd have to say. One of the telltale signs of this variety of repro is the evenly spaced lines on the scorpion's back, laid out like a grid, imitating scales. The originals have a more lifelike representation of the overlapping rows of scales on a scorpion, which are not evenly spaced.

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Old 26-06-13, 10:00 AM
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Default LRDG on ebay.

100& repro - identical to one I have, it should look like this - see pics, notice smoothe front & legs.
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Old 26-06-13, 11:10 AM
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Nice one that! Did that come from here the other week?
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