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Old 30-04-18, 23:54
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Well John, what can we say but "buyer beware"? The inaccuracies on many of these vehicles are well known since they went on display decades ago at the Victory Museum at Arlon, Belgium. A few evenings searching on the internet and consulting with specialists could have prevented a "bad buy".

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Originally Posted by jdmcm View Post
http://www.journalgazette.net/news/l...wwii-artifacts
"Other authenticity issues include [...] a “Made in Germany” inscription – written in English – on one of the vehicle's headlights.

“Given that Germany and Britain were enemies in World War II, the Germans neither exported their products to Britain nor issued them to troops who primarily spoke English,” the authenticity report states. “The English headlight inscription therefore readily demonstrates the falsity of the light itself and the museum's vehicle as a whole.
Ahem... the "Made in Germany" trademark has been in use for more than 125 years!
Ref. http://www.dw.com/en/125-years-of-ma...any/a-16188583

HTH,
Hanno
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