Swiss Flag Decal

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I tried contacting them several times a while back, never got a response.
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Try calling. That is how I contacted them! I ordered 4 about 6 months ago and they came very quickly....
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cowetadirtfarmer wrote:Try calling. That is how I contacted them! I ordered 4 about 6 months ago and they came very quickly....
Yup...I just called and spoke with a very nice lady. They don't have any currently, but they are going to resume production. I was given permission to post their address.....ssears @ woh DOT rr DOT com.
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Im a do-it-yourself kinda guy and i got the metal plate, (that i could have easily made myself) from SA for historical purposes, and masked it off and painted it myself. Im curious how it'll stand up to the elements over time but i guess ill find out. It looks great, and still gets confused with a medical symbol frequently.
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I just left a message with Tom and Shella re: Swiss Pinz sign. I am looking for one if someone has one available. I will post what I find with Metall Werks when they respond.


EDIT:

Looks like Andre is reproducing them as decals or with the plates pre drilled. Here is the thread:

http://real4x4forums.com/PinzgauerBBS/v ... f=5&t=9390
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rmel
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Always wondered if the Decal should read "Schweizer Armee" or "Armée Suisse",
sure it ain't "Swiss Army" to be proper :?
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GenevaPinz
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rmel wrote:Always wondered if the Decal should read "Schweizer Armee" or "Armée Suisse",
sure it ain't "Swiss Army" to be proper :?
I had given my (Swiss) take on it a few years ago, you can basically take your pick: http://real4x4forums.com/PinzgauerBBS/v ... 760#p61760
Switzerland has 4 national (of which 3 official) languages... :mrgreen:
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Hotzenplotz
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rmel wrote:Always wondered if the Decal should read "Schweizer Armee" or "Armée Suisse",
sure it ain't "Swiss Army" to be proper :?
Nearly correct :-)

The Swiss army calls itself "Schweizerische Armee" in German

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Hotzenplotz wrote:
rmel wrote:Always wondered if the Decal should read "Schweizer Armee" or "Armée Suisse",
sure it ain't "Swiss Army" to be proper :?
Nearly correct :-)

The Swiss army calls itself "Schweizerische Armee" in German

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snapshot from the maintenance manual
Well spotted!! As the Swiss army website shows "Schweizer Armee" (http://www.vtg.admin.ch/internet/vtg/de/home.html), I digged a bit further: it turns out it was officially called "Schweizerische Armee" until 2003 when it became "Schweizer Armee" (from the wiki page in German: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schweizer_Armee) :shock: :shock: :shock:

I think the best version is "Armada svizra" in Rhaeto-Romance, which is the 4th national language of Switzerland (but not an official language), only spoken by about 60'000 people in the eastern-most part of the country, near the border with Austria. :mrgreen:
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