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The Order of Poland Restored (Polonia Restituta)

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    Third and fourth class case details:
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    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

  2. #72

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    Hi Tony,
    Great job again! I especially like your post about the 2nd class fitted cases. They are so rare, and I've never seen the horizntal one's before - I've tought only Spinks & Sons used to make them... You learn every day To complete this section, please find photos of the 5th class attached. It's really tiny, however still remain the high quality. Tony, did you have a look for the case for 3rd class VM?



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  3. #73

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    Hi Michael, thanks for posting the pictures showing case details of the 5th class cross. Agreed, although small in comparison to the others, the quality was in no way diminished.

    Regarding the 2nd class set, I have only ever encountered three pre-WW2 made cases in this class, two of them being horizontal and one with the vertical alignment.

    As far as the VM case, I’ve not forgotten that you are searching for one and am keeping an eye out for you.

    Cheers,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    An interesting recent auction listing. This is a raw stamping of an unfinished Commander's Cross (measuring 58mm across) from the prolific Wiktor Gontarczyk operation. I’d like to know the story behind how this "odkówka" surfaced.

    Regards,
    Tony
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    Recently listed for sale, this 1st class cross and star set was identified as being the product of an unknown French maker.

    Breast star: tombac base, silver plated. 77mm across. The star is a very similar to the Gontarczyk version:

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    Cross: tombac base, gold plated. 68mm across. The cross has several unique characteristics such as the eagle design, arm profile and multipart construction, to name but three:

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    Regards,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    Very nice eagle design. I've never seen one before

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    I have posted two original cased PR crosses (3rd class and 4th class) in classifieds here at WR forum:
    Polonia Restituta 3rd and 5th class pre 1939 - Militaria Collectibles buy - sell at War Relics

    I hope I am not offending anybody but making this quick post if any of you guys are on the hunt for one. Feel free to review it and comment on both crosses if you wish. Email me directly if you have a question: thomas@greencyberhost.com

    Cheers
    Thomas

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    Hi everyone.
    I am new here and this is my first post. It seems like you have a lot of interesting stuff here. I found the forum through Google.
    At this moment I am offering Polonia Restituta Grand Cross with a ribbon in a box. If someone is interested I am looking forward to your offers and/or questions so please do not hesitate to contact me.
    Here are the photos.
    Thanks in advance.

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    Here's mine, pre war Polonia Restituta star made by Wiktor Gontarczyk
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    Default Polonia Restituta 5th class with case

    Hi guys,

    would like to share new addition to my Polish collection,very happy with this cross Polonia Restituta 5th class with case!


    I hope you like it as much as i do.
    All comments welcome.
    Kind Regards
    Janek
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