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Real or Fake German Cross

Postby foxcreek on 26 Jan 2013 05:26

Ran across this German Cross. Is it a fake? 8O
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby John G. on 26 Jan 2013 12:50

foxcreek....
Sorry, not even close! ..... wrong quality, wrong pin, wrong revits, wrong catch....o.k. for a "display copy" if you have need of such a thing....
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby foxcreek on 26 Jan 2013 13:43

I thought so also even though I'm not an expert! Thank you!
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby rlimike on 26 Jan 2013 22:03

John G. wrote:foxcreek....
Sorry, not even close! ..... wrong quality, wrong pin, wrong revits, wrong catch....o.k. for a "display copy" if you have need of such a thing....
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John is correct ... that is one fugly repro.
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby William Kramer on 13 Feb 2013 06:05

foxcreek wrote:I thought so also even though I'm not an expert! Thank you!


Hello there,

Quality is far from an original cross.

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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby iron_cross67 on 27 Feb 2013 12:11

Hi William, Thats a very nice minty (Austrian Type) german cross 8-) Mick
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby William Kramer on 27 Feb 2013 15:22

iron_cross67 wrote:Hi William, Thats a very nice minty (Austrian Type) german cross 8-) Mick


manufactured by Godet.

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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby iron_cross67 on 27 Feb 2013 22:17

"At the reverse are 4 or 6 rivets visible and through the number of rivets you can recognize if the award was made in Germany or Austria. The German Crosses with 4 rivets were made in Germany and the pieces with 6 rivets in Austria"

This is the info that i have. Mick :)
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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby William Kramer on 27 Feb 2013 22:27

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Gebr. Godet & Co.


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Re: Real or Fake German Cross

Postby iron_cross67 on 27 Feb 2013 22:53

Thanks. 8-)
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