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Italian medal for DAK original?

Article about: Is this the medal awarded by the Italians to members of the DAK? At first this looked rather fake to me considering the dismal looking hakenkreuz. Then I began to notice that other examples

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    Italian medal for DAK original?Italian medal for DAK original?Italian medal for DAK original?Italian medal for DAK original?Is this the medal awarded by the Italians to members of the DAK?
    At first this looked rather fake to me considering the dismal looking hakenkreuz. Then I began to notice that other examples had the same disfigured swastika. Was this a normal feature on this medal? (If, of course, my example is an original.)

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    Looks fine to me.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Me too !

    Nick
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    Looks like a good one to me! It has retained most of it's bronze finish, which leads me to believe that it's an earlier example.

    Mine is a later example, and the finish has been lost to time...:
    Italian medal for DAK original?Italian medal for DAK original?

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