Sadly it is a reproduction medal.
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Gau Ehrenzeichen Collector
I don't think it is looking good. & I wouldn't buy it myself...Maybe wait for one or two of better informed guys they will give you an answer.. Cheers Terry.
Problems with the hardware and the '2' stamp for me
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
It's all been said, but a point worth remembering concerning Juncker crosses is that they made a total of 6 badges under 3 different wreath types. One had 7 rivets and the other 5 had a total of only 5 rivets. That's it, they never made a 4 rivet version.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
Thanks guys, a veritable minefield!
I do not like it at all, and I used to own a 5 rivet example.