Unfortunately not. From the pics it looks like a one piece cast made in soft metal. The reverse hardware is unlike anything you will find on an original.
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Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
Sorry-not a good copy. William
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
I agree a one piece cast fake with poor hardware
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
I concur with the comments above, it is a replica.
I assume your friend picked it up cheap?
Even with my limited knowledge of EK's. It's a poor fake,sorry. Stewy