there is always the suspicion that when someone " puts the mockers " on something , they have an angle. needless to say that if one is personally happy about an item that ticks all the right boxes then................... the VM has resided over here since the war and has a few knocks etc. it shows wear and although I have no direct provenance I am relaxed in the fact that a breast did sport it. the Cross itself is multi-part construction, discs ? front and rear sandwiching the main body.