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Gold eagle with Assmann marking on the back. Luftwaffe General Insignia? Fake or real?

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    Hi guys, I've recently bought this from an acquaintance in Rothenburg and was curious if its authentic or not? They claim it was from a Luftwaffe general, curious if this is true? After searching around I haven't found an exact copy of this to compare. I've seen many silver ones that look similar but haven't seen a golden one.

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    Thanks for your insight in advance!

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    Hi Andrei,

    Welcome to the forum! Unfortunately it's all downhill after that..... This is a known fake, here's a link that explains why.

    X2 Luft Summer Tunic Eagles - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums

    Sorry for the bad news, but hey, it can only get better from now on!

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thanks for the insight Ned! Glad to finally shed some light on it! Really appreciate it.

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