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Old 12-02-18, 08:31 PM
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Default Worst Observer Corps Armband Fake - Looks like a Sharpe!

I know that this "dealer" has been discussed, at length, but I felt that this made me laugh so much that I just had to share it here!
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Old 13-02-18, 05:56 PM
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I'm watching this... just out of interest.
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Old 13-02-18, 06:17 PM
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What is a "Sharpe"?

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Old 13-02-18, 06:23 PM
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Its a badly spelt "Sharpie"... although other brands of marker pen are available
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Old 13-02-18, 06:29 PM
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Some of the descriptions are hilarious. British / German SAS snipers mask? A supposed tin model of the Bismark from the 1930`s....The ship was not completed till August 1940 and the main armament has changed from 4 twin turrets to 2 quadruple turrets!!!! Me think he is name dropping as this is closer to one of the pocket battelships! WW2 RAF pilots badge with a queens crown! I especially like `the large lump of coal ideal for SOE fuse display`, `sold as a real piece of coal`........Its a lump of coal with a hole in it!!!!!!!!!! Laugh a minute on these listings!
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I like the South Staffordshire Tin Helmet with the famous S.Staffs Fleur de Lys crest on the side!

Very similar to the Manchester Regiment knot

P.S. Its totally fake in any case.

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Old 13-02-18, 08:40 PM
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I've seen one with 'OC' or 'Observer Corps' hand embroidered in red which I think was right, but a 2 second look at this one was enough to raise a smile!
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