08-28-2016 07:53 PM
This example is an original. You need to look at the long points on the "rays" as fakes are more blunt. Also look through the blue enamel, you should see a texture beneath it.
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Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)
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A nice example and well photographed!...
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Good cross in really nice codition
I see no issues with this one, a nice clean original. Leon.
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that is a really nice original bronze cross with a lovely patina to it and an original piece of ribbon.
Ralph points out what some reproductions look like and it is true quite a few have more blunted rays than originals but the more I study these crosses the more I am inclined to think that there were quite a few made post 1945.
I started my original research and it just keeps on getting bigger.
I currently have a list of 83 makers of all classes of the MK
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Thank you for the post. That is a great thread! I'm trying to digest everything. I subscribed to the thread.