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Knights Cross of the Iron Cross

Discussion in 'Western Europe 1943 - 1945' started by Field_Marshal_Pluskat, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. Field_Marshal_Pluskat

    Field_Marshal_Pluskat New Member

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    Hi guys! Aside from eBay, where can I get a Original Knights cross of the iron cross with oak leaves?
    Please reply me. Thank you!
     
  2. jagdpanther44

    jagdpanther44 Battlefield wanderer

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    You've got to remember that in the 1950s, most of the still-living recipients of the KC ditched their original copies for the PC version without the swastika. Therefore, there are probably few actual originals left. Most of these are with the recipient's family. Even if you think you've found an original with the correct provinence, it's still probably a fake. Many of these fakes were made by the same companies that made the original so it's impossible to tell the difference by looking at them. KC award certificates are fairly easy to forge. Bottom Line: A person could easily pay well into six figures and get a fake! Even if I had the money and had the interest (which I don't), I wouldn't take the risk.
     
  4. Kai-Petri

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    Besides the higher the military Grade of the Medal the less there are these. I Recall there would have been awarded some 800+ with oak Leaves.
     

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