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57er Ost medal mount ?

Article about: Gentlemen, here's a little something that has come my way for £20...an Ost medal parade mount (no medal) and the bonus was it came with a single Ost ribbon bar, they were sold as reproductio

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    Gentlemen, here's a little something that has come my way for £20...an Ost medal parade mount (no medal) and the bonus was it came with a single Ost ribbon bar, they were sold as reproduction.....but parade mount appears to be of possible 1957 period manufacture...I show the only two other medal bars I own for comparison....if repro, a decent way to display my loose Deumer Ost !
    comments and thoughts please.........................
    Prost ! Steve.
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    Hello Steve, how do you know its not 1939 ? Doesn't look reproduction ribbon?

    Thanks Rory

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    looks great.

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    Quote by rory View Post
    Hello Steve, how do you know its not 1939 ? Doesn't look reproduction ribbon? Thanks Rory
    A good question Rory ! I do not know, my knowledge of TR period medals is rudimentory
    Did TR bars have red backing....I thought that a 57er thing.....TR being dark green to field grey.
    Prost ! Steve.
    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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    Quote by oradour View Post
    Did TR bars have red backing....I thought that a 57er thing.....TR being dark green to field grey.
    Actually, red backing material can be found on Third Reich-era medal- and ribbon bars, too. See here for three random examples on my 1914/18 Ehrenkreuz thread:

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/orders...01/#post307695
    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/orders...11/#post752502
    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/orders...14/#post998020

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    Good point Steve heres my tr example with red backing
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    Thanks to both of you for showing spledid examples of red cloth backed TR examples, very interesting, all wit simalar pin /hinge assemblies..interesting to see the blue backing, I have a combined WW2 era and 57e medal bar on its way ...........so my Ost mount could well be wartime.
    Heres the blue backed bar.............The EK II is a TR made Deumer, the Schaumburg-Lippe Kreuz für treue Dienste I believe to be a post war of the 1957 period St u L made piece.
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    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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    IMO a nice original mount, either wartime or early post war. She looks much better, now that she's all dressed up.

    Regards

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