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Old 02-02-2009, 02:27 PM   #1
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OGPU Border Guard Visor

From the 1920's. . .

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Old 02-02-2009, 05:53 PM   #2
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Re: OGPU Border Guard Visor

:thumbsup Another nice piece! The OGPU stamp is a nice touch as well.
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Re: OGPU Border Guard Visor

Isn't funny how Russian caps went from such small crowns as in the above example to the HUGE ones we see today?
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Re: OGPU Border Guard Visor

:) I like the small crown look!
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:31 PM   #5
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Re: OGPU Border Guard Visor

I'm sure alot of people prefer the small crown to the bin lids we see today.
Then again I have one on my head right now...
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