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Old 03-14-2003, 11:42 PM   #1
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I have been offered a set of Cosmic wings but am having doubts to their authenticity, can anybody give me an opinion on these? I am pretty sure they are fake but just need a second opinion.

...and the back. This is what gave me the real nagging doubts, the mis-centred "M" on the front and what looks like the glued on spindle.

just discovered though that the Master badge is the only one that has been glued, the rest are all cleanly attached...
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Old 03-15-2003, 04:10 PM   #2
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Vikingraider1,

All these badges are current reproductions, original wings are no longer available.

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Old 03-15-2003, 07:31 PM   #3
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I thought so. Who would have worn these badges? Would they have been air force pilots or were they specifically attached to a "Cosmic troop" unit?
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Vikingraider1,

These were made in 1989 for officers of the Space Forces. About 10,000 pieces were coined.

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