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Old 06-22-2009, 03:25 PM   #1
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VDV Beret help.

Hey guys.

Im making the purchase of a nice, authentic VDV Beret in my size no less, even with the factory stamp inside.
The only thing its missing is the badge on the front and the pin on the beret flash.
I don't think it'll be hard to find an enlisted mans cockade or even an airforce officers hat badge but I am having some major troubles finding the little VDV icon that goes on the flash...
I went to the one military store in the city that carries a miniscule amount of Soviet stuff and he was asking 20 dollars just for one little VDV pin!

Where can I find them?
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:02 PM   #2
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Re: VDV Beret help.

I might have one that I can sell at discount price.

I will check as soon as I am back in office by tomorrow and let you know. I am in Finland now :)
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:32 PM   #3
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Re: VDV Beret help.

Commissar,

I am sure Tretov can help, he is really good with all types of postwar uniforms, insignia, etc.

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Old 06-22-2009, 11:51 PM   #4
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Re: VDV Beret help.

Alrighty, thanks for the help guys. :)
Looking forward to hearing from you Tetrov.

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Old 06-25-2009, 05:29 PM   #5
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Re: VDV Beret help.

Commissar

I can provide you with both the badges you require free of charge. Send me a private Email at centaur32@bigpond.com with your name and address address and I'll send them to you.

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Old 06-25-2009, 11:05 PM   #6
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Re: VDV Beret help.

Oh, thank you so much Centaur! :D It is greatly appreciated!
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Old 06-26-2009, 09:11 PM   #7
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Re: VDV Beret help.

No worries, you are most welcome. It's a pleasure to help another collector whenever I can. This is a great hobby and this is a great forum for sharing knowledge and helping each other wherever we are able.

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Is this label actually soviet? I thought this was post breakup russian.
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