This one is a cast copy - as most are. Originals today are well over $1000.00.
These were used from the 1920's up to WWII. The one above is very
poorly executed, so not worth too much, IMO.
Below is a similar repro, but in a different pattern and with better detailing.
It cost me $100 ten years ago - I knew at the time it was a fake - but
because they are so rare and I didn't have one, I went for it.........
Thanks for your response. Sad to hear its fake but not surprised. Is around $100 a price range for it even has a repro?
Does anyone have a genuine one for comparison?
I paid $35 for a "sterling" repro at Louisville two years ago.
For the one you posted, I'd say a lot less because it has smeared
details to the feathering on the front, plus the pin is backwards
and the markings are wrong. Maybe around $40 ?
There are much 'nicer' repros out there if you really want one.