Looks good to me.
Good cross. The sand cast core indicates an early
issue cross. The core details are common to many makers
however your cross appears to be stamped on the big ring.
That might tell use who the maker is or give us the silver
content of the frame. A close up of the stamped ring would
The frame details are still good so there is the possibility that
with time we can match it to a known maker. Unfortunately
I do not have time this week to take on that task.
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I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
Going by the above pics, it looks like the maker of
this Iron Cross is 'K.A.G.'
Sure does :-)
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thanson, a lovely EK II as Gregg states a super early sand cast core which makes for a classic iconic look....."K.A.G." is a known mark but sadly an unknown maker ! Do not be lured into cleaning the piece you will take away all the history and ruin the cross IMO.
Thanks for showing...........
Prost ! Steve.
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thanks for the info and advise, I don't clean or polish anything I aquire...I am always more worried about damaging a piece by cleaning it.