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Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 06-01-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By speedytop
Hi Jamie, Protektorkreuz des...

Hi Jamie,

Protektorkreuz des Johanniterordens

Uwe
Forum: Tinnies & Political Badges Forum 05-19-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By speedytop
Hi, Zugspitze is actually correct, but it is...

Hi,

Zugspitze is actually correct, but it is written wrong, as Zugspizze :uhoh2:

Uwe
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-17-2020, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By speedytop
Tony, it could have been on a uniform...

Tony,

it could have been on a uniform (Ausgehanzug, Gesellschaftsanzug), but it was extremely seldom allowed.

Text from an older thread, a little bit changed:

"Die große Ordensschnalle darf...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-16-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By speedytop
Please, let me add a few facts. There was an...

Please, let me add a few facts.

There was an official military shop of the Bundeswehr, the "Kleiderkasse für die Bundeswehr".
There were price lists with the offered articles since October 1957....
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-16-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By speedytop
As a veteran I would have been ashamed to wear...

As a veteran I would have been ashamed to wear such awards in this state on a veterans meeting.

These were not the awards worn in battle like the originals.

Uwe
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-16-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By speedytop
Hi Andrew, it is nearly impossible, to find...

Hi Andrew,

it is nearly impossible, to find a "well worn" 57er decoration.
It could have been worn on a pajama every night, but not on a uniform :bored:.

Therefore I'm partly with Nigel: "I am...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-13-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By speedytop
Hi Marcus, many Third Reich decorations had...

Hi Marcus,

many Third Reich decorations had been excluded, eg. all sports decorations, all NSDAP (and related organizations) decorations; it was not allowed, to wear them.

For the Lorient and...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-13-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By speedytop
Hi Marcus, Lappland shields are not 57er...

Hi Marcus,

Lappland shields are not 57er decorations, they are explicit excluded in the law from 1957 (in the official "Kommentar zum Ordensgesetz").

Uwe
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-10-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By speedytop
Hi Wayne, do I understand it correct, that,...

Hi Wayne,

do I understand it correct, that, in your opinion, all pieces made in the 70s are "modern junk"?

Than nearly all collectors had to throw away many pieces of modern junk.

That was...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-08-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By speedytop
Hi Alex thumbsup An interesting comparison! ...

Hi Alex thumbsup

An interesting comparison!

Is the HK included in the embossing or applied separately (extra aufgelegt)?

Uwe
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 05-07-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By speedytop
Frontflugspange Schlachtflieger in Gold mit Brillanten mit Einsatzzahl 2000

Hi,

here is a special post war decoration for your information.

It is not a real 1957er decoration, but the upper part is a 57er decoration, supplemented with "diamonds".

The only bearer of...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-24-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15,085
Views: 1,331,673
Posted By speedytop
14901 Yes, it is definitely the Wartburg,...

14901

Yes, it is definitely the Wartburg, the "Landgrafenhaus".

On the plate is written:

Besichtigung
der Burg
Burghof --
-- hier
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-15-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15,085
Views: 1,331,673
Posted By speedytop
Small additon: "Schlich Anton 25.3.1909 ...

Small additon:

"Schlich
Anton
25.3.1909
Wanderath
Mayen/Koblenz
D.R.
kath.
ledig
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 04-15-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By speedytop
Hi, I think, that it is mounted in a...

Hi,

I think, that it is mounted in a civilian way; they are working people.

Based on the regulations a multiple award is possible:

"Sie kann mehrmals verliehen werden."

Uwe
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 04-13-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By speedytop
Hi Didier, Deutscher Logistischer...

Hi Didier,

Deutscher Logistischer Bevollmächtigter in [von] Frankreich

Uwe
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-12-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15,085
Views: 1,331,673
Posted By speedytop
14854 I read there, like others, Narwa. ...

14854

I read there, like others, Narwa.

There is written a combination of Kurrent/Sütterlin and normal latin script.

a and r are combined in the word Narwa, like o and n in the wordpart...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-10-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15,085
Views: 1,331,673
Posted By speedytop
# 14825 only a small correction: ...

# 14825

only a small correction:

Möllers - Stirpe - Mühlenbesitzer - Radeker - Döllinghausen - Krs. (Kreis) Lippstadt

Uwe
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-06-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15,085
Views: 1,331,673
Posted By speedytop
Hi, Pleskau: I second that. Uwe

Hi,

Pleskau: I second that.

Uwe
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 04-05-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By speedytop
Hi, "Denke gerne an deinen Neffen ...

Hi,

"Denke gerne an deinen Neffen
(Boostedt im August 1962) Detlef"

In 1962 in Boostedt was stationed the Panzerbataillon 183.

And yes, I think, that the color is "Panzer" rosa.

Uwe
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 04-05-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By speedytop
Hi, "Rückgabe des Generalkommandos März...

Hi,

"Rückgabe des Generalkommandos
März 1958
Deutsches Wachkommando zieht ein"

It was meant the building of the former Generalkommando XI in Hannover.

In 1958 it is the new place for the...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-05-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By speedytop
Hi Bill, there are two pips and a button. ...

Hi Bill,

there are two pips and a button.

Uwe
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 04-04-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,676
Posted By speedytop
Hi, the second location is Pinnow...

Hi,

the second location is Pinnow (Uckermark), near Angermünde. There was a KVP-Kommando in Pinnow.

Uwe
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 04-04-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By speedytop
Hi Terry, yes, it is often hard to...

Hi Terry,

yes, it is often hard to differentiate between Bronze and Gold badges in cloth.

But remember, the Gold badges DRA and DRL are rare (1913 - 1931):

Bronze 94.4 %
Silber 4.2 %
Gold...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 04-02-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,043
Views: 593,364
Posted By speedytop
Hi Tony, yes, soldiers in the West German...

Hi Tony,

yes, soldiers in the West German Bundeswehr wouldn’t have to wear the full sized medals (also no ribbon bar).

See my last picture as a soldier after 36 years service; only my name and...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 03-31-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,043
Views: 593,364
Posted By speedytop
Hi Tony, in the Bundesmarine it was more...

Hi Tony,

in the Bundesmarine it was more often possible, to wear the decorations in the original size, e.g. during official international meetings ("internationale Gepflogenheiten" > international...
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