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My firsrt Class Iron Cross L/56

Article about: Stewy, I agree the stampings are subtly different. The L/56 pinback, as I understand things, is rare, and especially in the condition as shown here. There is more than just the differences i

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    Here is the beauty of my collection. It is marked L/56 Funcke & Brüninghaus Lüdenscheid
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    Ok I could be way off base here, and its probably because i look at everything as fake until I'm convinced, but there are a couple of red flags to my eyes. I have pointed them out in the photos. I hope that I'm wrong, because it does look like a very nice cross, but the Floch fakes have certain traits. and one of them is that small step on the back pin.
    I do hope I'm wrong, lets see what others think
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    Ok, lets see what other will tell, I am 100 procent assured that it is an original I have the certificate of originality from weitze but I knew that certificate does not guarantee a 100 percent originality and I decided to post that cros on one of the famous russian site one year ago and there told that it is OK

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    with the 2nd set of photos i am happy that the cross is original, the first set showed the kink in the top of the pin to be one sided, and that set alarm bells ringing, but on the 2nd lot of photos it shows up better


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    For me the makers mark's also wrong. Stewy S

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    At first I was skeptical, but the more I look at it, the more I like it.

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    Bill is yours a buntmetal pin? Stampings different for sure. Stewy S

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    Quote by John Brandon View Post
    with the 2nd set of photos i am happy that the cross is original, the first set showed the kink in the top of the pin to be one sided, and that set alarm bells ringing, but on the 2nd lot of photos it shows up better

    Thanks, I knew that it is OK! Russian experts also told that it is OK

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