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    hi

    just wondering if someone could help point out if this is fake or not and possibly explain as i am thinking about getting a collection of imperial militaria

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    tom

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    The screw back has "Firenze" on it which is in Italy??
    Tom

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    Stay clear of this one Tom its a fake

    The date, and markings, etc. give it away.

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    Tom, as Lee states....repro.
    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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    Yep, as Steve and Lee have said ---FAKE.
    The quickest easiest way to know for sure. There are NO 1870 screwbacks crosses.
    Beyond that, This cross shows up all the time with a variety of different makers
    marks. Deschler and Sohn, D-S, M9, along with others. It is very easy to spot
    because of the style of the "8" in the 1870 date and also the holes in the crown.

    Here are a few more examples of this same cross---
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture iron cross   iron cross  

    gregM
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    myself around.

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