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Old 06-06-2019, 05:31 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by uscob View Post
The Backing is OK for old ones, also the sewing of the tongue is familiar to me.
Not sure about the colour, it can be faded, of if not, they might be artillery.
there are so many variations in the shades, I have some old MfS Boards with a brownish colour.
All late 50's Boards I saw for Subalterns have these backings and also the felt, not the Cotton.
Interesting, I did not know that. I've actually never seen these type of officer's boards (Unterleutnant-Hauptmann) with felt backing, not even KVP ones...
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