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Old 24-03-23, 04:07 PM
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Exclamation Real or Fake LRDG flag/banner?

Hello all,

This banner/flag is up for auction. It has some features that may make it real (although I'm far from certain, and would like your advice). The stitching seems to have some affinity to WW2 type stitching, and there's no broad arrow, however there is a year stamp and LRDG stamp (never seen THAT before).



What's your take on that?

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Old 24-03-23, 06:47 PM
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I would avoid anything like this. As an aside why would there be a WD arrow on such an item? It was not issued so no arrow.

A year stamp and LRDG stamp - are there any unicorn hoofprints or maps to the crock of gold at the end of the rainbow as well? Seriously don't waste your money.

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Old 24-03-23, 06:55 PM
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/304849313...mis&media=COPY

The seller is vongold a well known and successful forger and embellisher of militaria. A search of that name on here will reveal all you need to know.

Entirely agree with Alan’s assessment.
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Old 24-03-23, 07:41 PM
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A complete fantasy piece. Sadly, virtually everything LRDG is fake these days, making it an essentially uncollectable subject.

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Old 24-03-23, 07:44 PM
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8 bidders (so far).
Fools and their money . . . . .etc
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Old 24-03-23, 08:04 PM
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A complete fantasy piece. Sadly, virtually everything LRDG is fake these days, making it an essentially uncollectable subject.

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I do own an original LRDG badge I managed to snag a while back. Other stuff is always suspect, I agree.
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Old 25-03-23, 02:10 AM
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vongold. He has a 99.6% positive feedback on eBay so he must be honest.
The description sounds realistic and it does have 36 bids so they must be people who know it is genuine.
Maybe you should buy it.
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