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EK 1 , B. H. Mayer , Pforzheim

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EK 1 , B. H. Mayer , Pforzheim

Postby Lillegutt on 31 Aug 2002 11:06

Hi Guys !
Here are pics of my EK 1 from B. H. Mayer Kunstprageanstalt , Pforzheim . Maker " 26 " and " L / 18 " . " L /18 " is screwback EK 1 .
EK 1 " 26 " Maker marked on pin , EK 1 " L / 18 " maker marked on lower arm .

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Postby kilroy2 on 31 Aug 2002 23:18

I was reciently told bya reputable dealer that the paint on iron crosses can [vein] and this is desirable as it takes at least 50 or more years to do this. does any one have an EK 1 or 2 with this sort of thing?
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Postby Tony Barto on 01 Sep 2002 06:02

Hi Kilroy;

I've got a 2nd class that has some veining to it. I'll try to take some decent pix and post them for you.
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