Mid war version 1

Material:

– Aluminium

 

Frequency:

– Occasionally

 

Period of production:

– Mid war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2

 

Material of the prongs:

– Iron

 

Variations:

– Not sure

 

Special features:

– There are probably the same in zinc

Mid war version 2

Material:

– Iron

 

Frequency:

– Occasionally

 

Period of production:

– Mid war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2

 

Material of the prongs:

– Iron (soldered)

 

Variations:

– 1

 

Special features:

– Looks very similar to mid war version 1

Mid war version 3

Material:

– Zinc

 

Frequency:

– Occasionally

 

Period of production:

– Mid war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (long prongs that are tapered)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc (soldered)

 

Variations:

– 1

 

Special features:

– Relatively small, there are several other variants with the same design

Mid war version 4

Material:

– Aluminium

 

Frequency:

– Very often

 

Period of production:

– Mid war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (long prongs that are tapered)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc (soldered)

 

Variations:

– 1

 

Special features:

– Relatively small, there are several other variants with the same design

Mid war version 5

Material:

– ? (non magnetic)

 

Frequency:

– Seldom

 

Period of production:

– Mid war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (soldered)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc

 

Variations:

– 3

 

Special features:

– There are several other variants with the same design

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OLT Alois Schnabl

In the picture here you can clearly identified the distinctive, upper left corner of the pieces. They are not piped pink throughout. © Collection of Glen Hendricks / Alabama