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Do they make bullion reproductions? I was bidding on bullion patch and it looked

like it was made yesterday. It was on this forum a few days later. The next day

another was on ebay identical.

 

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They certainly do make bullion fakes. But, all 6 of those you pictured are fine. There were lots of German-made bullion 3rd Army made. It's actually a rather common patch and you will encounter lots of them.


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Fake artist tend to fake more desirable patches

 

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Fake artist tend to fake more desirable patches

 

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Wouldn't say that. Seen many of common patches that were repro that no one would think wold be reproduced.

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The patch I was referring to is extremely rare. Not the 3rd army.

I collect lot of Patton's things.


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Wanted to buy 10th Mountain Division greenback

 

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The patch I was referring to is extremely rare. Not the 3rd army.

I collect lot of Patton's things.

 

So, what patch are we talking about???


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There are reproduction bullion patches made today but you need to remember soldiers and sailors bought bullion and theater made patches where they served but often never used them on a uniform, brought them home and they were stored away. So it is very likely to find an unused bullion patch in excellent condition that is genuine.

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The patch is a bullion railsplitter. I did not want to offend the owner.

I ask about reproduction bullion not 3rd army.


Dennis

 

No plan just bigger guns.

 

Wanted to buy 10th Mountain Division greenback

 

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Your title to this thread says 3rd Army Bullion and a Question, thus everyone thought that was what you were asking. Anyway, yes bullion patches are still made today and No a railsplitter patch is not extremely rare. We would need pictures to say for sure if it is an original or reproduction.


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It looked like this only bullion and brand new. It was too good to be true.

Two of the in less than four days was not believable. With attached tab.

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Wanted to buy 10th Mountain Division greenback

 

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I'm sure they're out there, but I can't recall seeing a fake bullion rail splitter. However, on a regular basis, I do see MINT bullion German-mades on Ebay. There's a very strong chance the one you saw is original. Not "very rare", but still a nice patch in the $200 + range.


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Youre not going to offend anyone here by posting a picture of the item in question. In fact, it would most likely help others who are struggling with the same question you have. And if it is determined a fake item, the it will help others avoid a sad fate and hopefully stay away from bad sellers on ebay. Maybe post a picture of the exact item in question and all the patch experts can weigh in! B)


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I've seen many authentic theatre made bullion pieces that are in great shape.Most of them are very well made so they hold up rather well,unless the moths get to them!


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The 3rd Army bullion I have was worn by my dad during the Nuremburg Trials is a little less than pristine. Lucky to have it along with a green back 1st division patch he wore.


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Here's a similar, really new-ish looking bullion 84th patch. However, it is a German made one that was never worn and probably kept in an album or in a box somewhere...

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Here's a similar, really new-ish looking bullion 84th patch. However, it is a German made one that was never worn and probably kept in an album or in a box somewhere...

 

Beautiful piece.Hard to upgrade that one!


High Flight

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth

And danced the skies on laughter-silver wings;

Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth

Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things

You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung

High in the sunlit silence. Hovering there

I've chased the shouting wind along and flung

My eager craft through footless halls of air.

Up, up the long delirious, burning blue

I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace,

where never lark, or even eagle flew;

and while, with silent, lifting mind I've trod

The high untrespassed sanctity of space,

Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

 

John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

June 9, 1922 – December 11, 1941

 

 

 

" And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 

 

Don't let the B@stards wear you down -"Vinegar" Joe Stillwell

 

 

Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world.Unreasonable

people attempt to adapt the world to themselves.All progress,

therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

George Bernard Shaw

 

 

" Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining" , Fletcher,from the movie "The outlaw Josey Wales"

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My question was do they make reproduction bullion. Thank you for the answer.

The 84th bullion that is shown is from worldwarpatches. I trust him comlpletely. I have probably

spent $5000.00 with him. There is a short list of people I trust like that.


Dennis

 

No plan just bigger guns.

 

Wanted to buy 10th Mountain Division greenback

 

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My question was do they make reproduction bullion. Thank you for the answer.

 

Short answer: Yes, if it's worth a significant amount of money, it's worth reproducing. So,yes, they do make fake bullion patches. MOST of them are easy to tell apart from the real ones though - but not all the time.


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