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Article about: A pair of these were found during conflict archaeological excavations of a German WW2 transition camp in Finland. I have never seen this type before, please help us ID it! Best, Jan

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    A pair of these were found during conflict archaeological excavations of a German WW2 transition camp in Finland. I have never seen this type before, please help us ID it!


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    Hi Jan is there anything marked on the rear ?

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    It's a Hungarian button, featuring a stylized depiction of Hungary's Holy Crown [Szent Korona]. Note that it is upside down.

    Sorry, I can't offer any additional data.

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    Quote by kradman View Post
    Hi Jan is there anything marked on the rear ?
    Sadly the back side is totally corroded :/

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    Quote by HPL2008 View Post
    It's a Hungarian button, featuring a stylized depiction of Hungary's Holy Crown [Szent Korona]. Note that it is upside down.

    Sorry, I can't offer any additional data.
    That´s absolutely wonderful information!! Thank You so much. Any ideas how two Hungarian buttons can be found in a German WW2 camp in S Finland?

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    There were also alot of other shoulderboard buttons.

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    Nice buttons you are finding ,that top SS button is really nice

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    Here´s anothe nice uniform button we found today. Maker marked to Friedrich Linden, Lüdenschield.

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