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"Original" OVS and ZAR Flags 1 year 2 weeks ago #78434

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"Original" OVS and ZAR Flags 1 year 2 weeks ago #78437

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Thank you Mike,

I find it extraordinary that people are still buying these, and paying good money.
There are 20 punters watching the example live at the moment.

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The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past.
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The link that Mike provided includes some explanations of why these are fake flags including the similarity of the font. Their good condition is another factor (which Berenice also mentions).

The suppliers' ability to produce these flags to order would explain their recent prevalence.

The flags are very difficult to authenticate but is certainly a case of caveat emptor. I feel sorry and angry about those misled into purchasing them.
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Seems like he's been up to this for years, though ABW flags are clearly a new venture:

https://www.warrelics.eu/forum/flags-banners-pennants/spandau-militaria-still-fake-flags-more-741782/

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