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Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations Today, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
While obviously a later made piece, its still a...

While obviously a later made piece, its still a nice badge!!!
The Balloon badges are certainly among the rarer of the 57 badges, but IMO many of the medals are actually rarer than many of the...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-26-2020, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
There is a type, with larger flat edged flanges...

There is a type, with larger flat edged flanges around the edges of the reverse......that where "said" to be British made, but if we are talking about the same pieces they were in "925" silver, and...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-25-2020, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
I also see that the same seller has an S&L Honour...

I also see that the same seller has an S&L Honour Roll clasp, which has been paired up with one of the paper packets that we always see, and again, because of the "A" on the reverse, it is now an...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-25-2020, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
Very nice piece Andrew!!! The Deumer name on...

Very nice piece Andrew!!!
The Deumer name on the reverse, is typical for many of their early Luft badges of this type!!!
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-24-2020, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Nigel N
It is a nice piece, and early too!!! ...

It is a nice piece, and early too!!!
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-24-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Nigel N
That is actually quite interesting!!! Any...

That is actually quite interesting!!!
Any original finish, under what was assumed was a later silver finish, would not have come off so easily....this points to the piece having no previous finish...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-24-2020, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Nigel N
D frames in the 80's I believe, possibly mid to...

D frames in the 80's I believe, possibly mid to later 80's......
Earliest, are of better quality of finish, but all seem to have the sandblasted look to the frame, and the cores painted after...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-23-2020, 04:06 PM
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Views: 333
Posted By Nigel N
Has that revealed a Bronze finish, or are we...

Has that revealed a Bronze finish, or are we looking at bare metal with no finish at all???
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-23-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Nigel N
Hi Alex!! There's no doubt some C frames...

Hi Alex!!
There's no doubt some C frames existed in the 50's, and they may well have been used with Swastika cores, but I was only talking about 57ers, and while it is possible they were used with...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-23-2020, 06:20 AM
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Views: 353
Posted By Nigel N
Early(ish) to mid 60's period -Nigel

Early(ish) to mid 60's period
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
Yes that's right, I think I got mine from Helmut...

Yes that's right, I think I got mine from Helmut Weitze some years ago, certainly the Silver and Gold, the Bronze may have been an E-bay purchase??
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Nigel N
Only thing in my opinion that would stop them, is...

Only thing in my opinion that would stop them, is if the core or frame dies were no longer usable, and they didn't think it was worth making a new one??
They probably have several working dies of...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By Nigel N
Very nice set!!![love] As you said, hard to...

Very nice set!!![love]
As you said, hard to find in the early form!!!
The later ones just aren't of the same quality...thinner, lighter and with no polished highlights to the letters on the...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Nigel N
I don't like the PLM!!! -Nigel

I don't like the PLM!!!
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Nigel N
There is a well known photo in Krantz's " Orden &...

There is a well known photo in Krantz's " Orden & Ehrenzeichen" book of 1958, which shows both core types, so the 2nd pattern must have existed in at least prototype form back then!
I think S&L...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Nigel N
Looking at the photo's, I would say a fake..... ...

Looking at the photo's, I would say a fake.....
Its a 1st pattern type core, with some unusual features on the dates, and the frame looks similar to a later type C/D, but the edge soldering is...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Nigel N
Original, but very late production, maybe current...

Original, but very late production, maybe current production S&L
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-22-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Nigel N
The shape of the frame rules out a 57 period made...

The shape of the frame rules out a 57 period made piece, as Nick said, Third Reich or Weimar period Deumer!!!
Nice piece, but not post WW2
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-19-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Nigel N
Interesting this one.....I wonder why the pin...

Interesting this one.....I wonder why the pin wasn't painted????
I wonder if it has been silver dipped, held by the pin, so the pin didn't go in???
If it is spray painted, it should come off...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-19-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,052
Posted By Nigel N
Great news that Floyd!! I am glad someone here...

Great news that Floyd!!
I am glad someone here got it, there are many really nice pieces in there, the names you have should give you hours of endless fun researching the vets!!!!
Super...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-19-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Nigel N
Very nice early 60's S&L..... Super condition...

Very nice early 60's S&L.....
Super condition too!!![love]
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-18-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Nigel N
Nice S&L, later but a good looking example, with...

Nice S&L, later but a good looking example, with decent finish!!!!
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-17-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Nigel N
No LDO after 1945, so any postwar case with such...

No LDO after 1945, so any postwar case with such a marking is fake
-Nigel
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-17-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Nigel N
Looks like a nice S&L, in excellent condition!!! ...

Looks like a nice S&L, in excellent condition!!!
-Nigelthumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-17-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By Nigel N
We have the excellent "Vets wearing their 57ers"...

We have the excellent "Vets wearing their 57ers" thread, which is a big help to see when, and on what occasions full size 57ers were worn.....
As already said, and shown in the photographic...
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