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Tapferkeits- und Erinnerungsmedaille der Spanischen "Blauen Division"

Article about: Wanted to share pics of this nice medal I bought several weeks ago. I'm very happy to add this to my collection. Sorry for the quality of the pics but haven't had time to take detailed photo

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    Hi Dorker, yes indeed, it is a fake.

    Note the back to front "N" in the word Division.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Hello Adrian,

    Good pickup ,must be made in Russia according to the spelling.
    Thanks.

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    Notice also the casting marks and the poor detail.

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    hi all... what you think of this?
    i can`t tell if is it fake or not...
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    This is not an original German issue. Note the large suspension ring mount.

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    ok. thanks Ade

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    Quote by timpe View Post
    hi all... what you think of this? i can`t tell if is it fake or not...
    It is a genuine Spanish version of the medal, the ball mount suspension is typical of Spanish awards and medals which carry a ribbon, as on the example in post #1.
    These Spanish made versions were made from the inception of the award right up to the early 1990's in a variety of coloured metals, silver/gold/bronze...............see this thread for more Spanish made replacement awards for Blue Division veterans
    Blue Division Vets awards....................
    Prost ! Steve.
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