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Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

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    Question Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

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    This is a discussion on Germanische Leistungsrune: Real or fake? It have only "1" mark. have no silver marks.
    Last edited by Adrian; 06-18-2012 at 09:51 AM. Reason: Title changed to use German terminology.

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    Default Re: German Knight's Cross of War Merit without Swords: Real or fake?

    From what I've always seen, there should be a silver mark. Also, I definitely do Not like the detailing of the wreath and the ribbon on the bottom of it. The whole badge has way too soft and obscure details to it and looks from the pitting to be made of aluminum. Not a genuine award, in my opinion.
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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    Welcome to the forum!

    A fake for me too I'm afraid. Originals were always crisply struck with good details. This lacks the overall quality for an original piece. Look at the uneven borders to the edges of the arms.

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    It oozes poor quality

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    Total fake IMO.

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    Hi

    Welcome to the forum!

    Its fake. Sorry.
    On a original there would be a lot more detail and the quality would be a lot better.

    Thanks

    Cameron

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    Thanks all of you!

    How about next one?
    I see it is good detail and quality
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    Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?  
    Last edited by Adrian; 06-19-2012 at 08:10 AM. Reason: Photos uploaded.

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    Looks much more promising this one. A Deschler if I had to guess.

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    It's stamped with a '1' so Deschler seems likely........

    I'm cautiously optimistic about this latest one. It looks very very good and I'm tempted to give a thumbs up.

    There look - I did it!

    I will have to find some more examples to compare the stippling on the arms to make sure it matches though.

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    Default Re: Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes ohne Schwerter: Real or fake?

    It looks good! have a read of this thread

    KvK KC Deschler - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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