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    Hi all, can anyone tell me exactly what this is and why it was awarded?Name:  KGrHqFHJBcE63VgygIfBO8OWw5360_12.JPG
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    Sorry i uploaded it twice!

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    'Hindenberg Cross' or Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer 'Cross of Honour' - a memorial medal in three grades
    for participation in WWI. Awarded from 1934 to all veterans and relatives
    of the fallen. Very common medal, with 6,250,000 combatant
    versions awarded.........



    Below is a list of makers:

    http://bayoswede.zoomin.se/index/29788.html
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    So pretty "rare" then Steve LOL, What would you expect to pay for one? and thanks for the info mate.

    Phill

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    ( I paid $12 in the late 70's for my first one ) Expect around $20
    to $30 today, and slightly more if parade mounted. Not rare
    at all, so they are still very reasonable.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    "Rare" I was being sarcastic Steve, and thanks again.
    Last edited by Walkwolf; 12-23-2011 at 02:07 AM.

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    They are pretty cheap now day. Have seem them as low as $15 and upwards to $45 depending on the seller. Shop around for a good price, just picked one up myself for $13

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    Quote by VolksJager View Post
    They are pretty cheap now day. Have seem them as low as $15 and upwards to $45 depending on the seller. Shop around for a good price, just picked one up myself for $13
    Bargain Mate!

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    I ended up winning the Cross for the Princely sum of 2 EURO !!!!!!

    Let's hope my Luck runs like that next year!!

    Phill

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