I've moved this to a new thread. Always best to start a new one for a new item to avoid it getting lost in another and to keep the other thread about the item in question.
You are quite correct unfortunately, this is a fake badge. A cast fake with incorrect hardware.
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
Post-War Souval of Vienna.
Us and them - and after all we’re only ordinary men. Me, and you - God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do. Forward he cried from the rear, and the front rank died, and the general sat and the lines on the map moved from side to side.
- US & THEM, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - PINK FLOYD