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Old 14-01-20, 03:54 PM
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Can you have a look at these please, probably all fake but just checking.

The Light Tank Squadron has the tell tale spaghetti back and a fair bit of mothing.
Commando red/navy looks a bit better.
3 Commando I have had for years and thought it was good till i recently looked at the back.

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Old 14-01-20, 11:37 PM
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Top and bottom fake
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Old 14-01-20, 11:39 PM
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Thanks SC
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Old 14-01-20, 11:52 PM
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Old 15-01-20, 08:53 AM
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Thanks Tim, I have the one you show and I think in a previous thread you and others pointed out to me that this was a Royal Navy item. The one i have pictured I thought was purporting to be a WW2 commando title.
Maybe someone could comment?
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Old 15-01-20, 12:47 PM
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The top one is a common fake originating from the sub-continent, with the horrible, thin embroidery. The modern Commando also exists in subdued patterns in black on sand and black on olive - anyone claiming it as WW2 is in error or intending to deceive.
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Old 15-01-20, 02:24 PM
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Thanks folks think that well and truly settles this post.
Really appreciate the help.
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Old 16-01-20, 10:41 AM
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The top one is a common fake originating from the sub-continent, with the horrible, thin embroidery. The modern Commando also exists in subdued patterns in black on sand and black on olive - anyone claiming it as WW2 is in error or intending to deceive.
...and in white on navy (Royal Navy Commando) for woolly pullys & 4AWD - there are two versions that I'm aware of a non-merrowed one that has been around since the 1970s and a much newer merrowed version for 4AWD.

The issued desert/MTP version is actually with brown thread, not black BTW.
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