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Original Eisernes Kreuz 1st klasse?

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    Is this an original Iron Cross 1st klasse? My friend picked it up in Europe.

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    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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    Sorry-not a good copy. William
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    I agree a one piece cast fake with poor hardware

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    I concur with the comments above, it is a replica.

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    I assume your friend picked it up cheap?

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    Quote by Glenn66 View Post
    I assume your friend picked it up cheap?
    I hope so..

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    Even with my limited knowledge of EK's. It's a poor fake,sorry. Stewy

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