Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Results 1 to 5 of 5

EWE Panzerkampfabzeichen, opinions needed

Article about: Hello here is a EWE I read this link, I don't find any red flag http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/panzer...chen-127600-2/ what do you think ? another controversy in France !! thanks for answers

  1. #1
    ?

    Default EWE Panzerkampfabzeichen, opinions needed

    Hello
    here is a EWE
    I read this link, I don't find any red flag
    Ewe made Panzerkampf Abzeichen
    what do you think ?
    another controversy in France !!
    thanks for answers
    cordially
    Didier
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	aewepanzer.jpg 
Views:	52 
Size:	154.3 KB 
ID:	672346
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	aewepanzer-dos.jpg 
Views:	43 
Size:	203.2 KB 
ID:	672347

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement
    Join Date
    Always
    P
    Many
     

  3. #2

    Default

    Hi Didier,

    It's a repro badge that dates from around 2005. The lack of any finish is a big red flag, EWE badges are noted for retaining a good plated finish.

    Secondly, the lack of any hand filing in the areas marked in red, as well as some others not highlighted like the cupola and often the gun barrel also show this is not a genuine piece.

    Finally, the faint vertical scratch marks highlighted in green are always found on the earliest versions of this fake, and are a dead giveaway. Later versions had this mistake rectified by the forger.

    Here's a reverse shot of what a real EWE looks like, and your badge with some of the errors pointed out.

    Regards, Ned.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Click image for larger version. 

Name:	EWE Bronz1c.jpg 
Views:	30 
Size:	219.5 KB 
ID:	672360   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	aewepanzer.jpg 
Views:	42 
Size:	51.6 KB 
ID:	672361  

    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

  4. #3
    ?

    Default

    Hello Ned
    Thanks a lot
    it's more and more difficult to determine the fake items....
    thanks again
    cordially
    Didier

  5. #4

    Default

    There's a link to the same badge here:

    Panzerkampf Abzeichen ewe - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums

    Same conclusions as well with one esteemed WRF member showing the what a real EWE should look like.

    Is this guy asking the question you Didier, or another French collector?

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

  6. #5

    Default

    a nice brakedown Ned.

Similar Threads

  1. Panzerkampfabzeichen help needed

    In Infanterie Sturmabzeichen forum
    09-26-2012, 12:39 PM
  2. Re: Panzerkampfabzeichen for opinions.

    In Panzerkampfabzeichen forum
    05-17-2012, 01:31 PM
  3. Panzerkampfabzeichen advice needed please

    In Panzerkampfabzeichen forum
    03-31-2012, 05:40 PM
  4. Opinions needed on Panzerkampfabzeichen FLL43!

    In Panzerkampfabzeichen forum
    04-28-2011, 09:45 PM
  5. Panzerkampfabzeichen opinions needed please.

    In Panzerkampfabzeichen forum
    02-26-2011, 12:24 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •