tray in memory of flakregiment 53

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tray in memory of flakregiment 53

Post by medsiha » 15 Jan 2018 18:48

Can you please help me estimate this object?
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Re: tray in memory of flakregiment 53

Post by John G. » 15 Jan 2018 19:57

Sorry, but this doesn't look original to me. The platter is just an old platter, the swastika marking is totally non-typical and look added. The engraving style is very suspect, over done, and "un-German". The wear pattern looks like it's been intensionally done. Unless you could find another example with good provenance I would say this is probably a current fake made from an old platter.... of NO historical or monetary value.
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Re: tray in memory of flakregiment 53

Post by Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 15 Jan 2018 20:20

Spot on assessment JohnG. If you inlarge the pic, you see that the etchings areOVER the wear and tear.like thes emorons who fake decals on helmets

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