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EK2 Friedrich Orth

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    Just received this maker marked '15'

    Hope you like her

    Nick
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    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Another good addition to your collection Nick. Not the most easy cross to find either. Note the characteristic very thin suspension ring which is a useful identifying feature for this maker. No other manufacturer produced EK2s with a ring this thin or relatively large.
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    Last edited by Adrian; 09-28-2010 at 04:55 PM.

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    Thanks Adrian. I didnt know that about the ring I saw it was thin but didnt realise it was unique to that maker. Great info

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    two nice crosses boys! i seen the odd suspension ring straight away nice tip that!


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    Very nice cross, Nick.

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    Nice cross Nick (Adrian too)

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