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Panzerkampfabzeichen - fake??

Article about: I need to validate that this is real or fake. This medal is questionable to me because of a few things. The claws on the Swastika dont seem right and it almost looks like a stamp line on the

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    I need to validate that this is real or fake. This medal is questionable to me because of a few things. The claws on the Swastika dont seem right and it almost looks like a stamp line on the edge. The rock in the grass seems to centered also. Can anyone tell me what I have here?

    What is the circle with what appears to be a W and numbers on the back next to the pin clamp?

    Thank You

    Daniel
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    Fake in my opnion.

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    Got to agree, looks like a soft metal replica

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    Yes it is a fake. Notice the poor relief on tank and eagle. And terrible finnish over cheap metal.

    Joe

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    Sorry fake.

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    Hi Daniel,
    Welcome to the forum! Unfortunately the guys above are correct, the badge is a fake. The quality, finish, details and overall appearance of the badge is unlike original examples.
    Thank you for posting and don't be afraid to ask........

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    Hello Daniel,

    The maker mark on this badge, üü, is attributed to E. Wiedmann from Frankfurt. Wiedman produced late war zinc badges with a simpler, less detailed design compared to earlier makers like Wurster, Juncker, etc. Your pics aren't very clear, but from what I see, I too have my doubts. I've attached pics of my silver version.

    BR,
    James
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    Quote by mansioneer View Post
    Hello Daniel,

    The maker mark on this badge, üü, is attributed to E. Wiedmann from Frankfurt. Wiedman produced late war zinc badges with a simpler, less detailed design compared to earlier makers like Wurster, Juncker, etc. Your pics aren't very clear, but from what I see, I too have my doubts. I've attached pics of my silver version.

    BR,
    James
    james, thats one nice crisp badge mate

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    Quote by Ewan Stirling View Post
    james, thats one nice crisp badge mate
    Thanks Ewan!

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    Hello guys,

    I need to validate this too. What do you think? Could it be in such a good condition?

    Thx for your answers.Panzerkampfabzeichen - fake??

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