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Real or Fake Mutterkreuz?

Article about: Hello Caleb, it is s genuine bronze Mothers Cross but the upper arm has had an enamel repair. As Adrian has pointed out the rough looking enamel. This is due to the fact that it was not prod

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    Default Real or Fake Mutterkreuz?

    Hello again, this is my mothers cross, I am almost certain its authentic. opinions?

    TY,
    Caleb.



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    Looks fine to me!....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



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    Looks ok in my eyes.
    Morris

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    A lovely bronze example

    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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    It is a good bronze example.
    Cheers
    Nuno

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    Thank god.... Hahaha now I just need to posta tinnie and I'm set, also does anyone know much about New Zealand medals from the second world war?

    And also did you think the ribbon was TR era also?

    TY,
    Caleb.

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    Hello Caleb,
    You can find some information on New Zealand medals over on this forum.
    Orders, medals and decorations at War relics forum
    If you have any questions, all you need to do is ask and someone will be able to help you.
    Ralph.
    P.S. Your mother's cross looks good to me.
    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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    Ok thanks.

    Caleb

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    It looks like an original late war piece. Late war because the base metal is a greyish alloy amd not the early war quality awards made from bronze. Also the enamel looks quite rough, especially on the upper arm where you can see holes in it.

    The ribbon is fine too.

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    OK interesting, thank you.

    Caleb.

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