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    Is this one OK? The bubbling effect has me somewhat worried. Unmarked.

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    I have one with the same the issue, i think it is just the corrosion beneath the paint.

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    stefan


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    Medal is OK.

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    The bubbling is common with zinc medals and badges.

    Tom

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    still got the nice silver edge too nice
    I just got one as well which is on the way to me
    amongst my favourite medals

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    I've got 2 or 3 of these, but must still find one that retains the silver like this one.

    Tom

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    nice looking example

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    The bubbling effect is desirable imo

    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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    Good, original piece. Medal and ribbon are period and the zinc bubbling is a good sign, not yet convincingly replicated on fakes.

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    This ones a fakerooney, cast and undersized plus lots of bad detail, letters, numbers, sword etc.
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