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    Nachbildung T.Mi.35

    Hello,

    What means a blue cross on the top plate of a German tellermine 35 and white markings "Nachbildung" ?

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    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Nachbildung means replica

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    Hello

    Nachbildung means manipulation . a kind of training . Not replica .
    see my Tm 43 .1002885.jpg

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    Sorry but, Rigby is right, replica is the perfect translation.

    If these were used for any practise operations is a different thing. In my opinion these were used in schools for EOD personell for example and not used for practise by normal soldiers. I have seen "Nachbildung" objects found together with "U" (Unterricht) stamped material and not together with "Ex" (=Drill, manipulation) stamped material.

    Drill (Ex) material may be different manufactured than "Nachbildung" / "U" stamped items. The latter are made like a live object wut with the explosive replaced by inert material. Drill/Ex material is sometimes manufactured more rigid than live material, has sometimes special handles, etc.
    Last edited by Alpini; 16th October 2019 at 07:13 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alpini View Post
    Sorry but, Rigby is right, replica is the perfect translation.

    If these were used for any practise operations is a different thing. In my opinion these were used in schools for EOD personell for example and not used for practise by normal soldiers. I have seen "Nachbildung" objects found together with "U" (Unterricht) stamped material and not together with "Ex" (=Drill, manipulation) stamped material.

    Drill (Ex) material may be different manufactured than "Nachbildung" / "U" stamped items. The latter are made like a live object wut with the explosive replaced by inert material. Drill/Ex material is sometimes manufactured more rigid than live material, has sometimes special handles, etc.
    Thanks for those informations. We learn every day. I was sure than nachbildung means training. I was wrong.
    Thanks so much Alpini.

 

 

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