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Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 01-24-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi, Does this S&L 57er Silver APB from the...

Hi,

Does this S&L 57er Silver APB from the early 60's support the theory of Nigel or of Pattex?

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 01-11-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Skyhawk
Super!!! [love] Congrats Floyd!! :king: ...

Super!!! [love]

Congrats Floyd!! :king:

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 12-21-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,819
Posted By Skyhawk
Thanks for the info Nick!!! thumbsup Best, ...

Thanks for the info Nick!!! thumbsup

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 12-18-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Skyhawk
Die Besten!!!!!!!! [love] [love] Best, ...

Die Besten!!!!!!!! [love] [love]

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 12-12-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,819
Posted By Skyhawk
Super nice examples shown!! [love] [love] I...

Super nice examples shown!! [love] [love]

I was lucky to be able to acquire the example which was photographed for usage as the 1957 Deumer "Schickle" example in Dietrich Maerz's book "The...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-26-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Pattex, Super Duper!!!! [love] ...

Hi Pattex,

Super Duper!!!! [love]

Congrats :king:

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-15-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Pattex, Very nice!! thumbsup ...

Hi Pattex,

Very nice!! thumbsup

Definitely an unusual combination. Must have been some type of pilot behind the lines in a support or training capacity.

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-12-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Skyhawk
thumbsup thumbsup

thumbsup thumbsup
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Skyhawk
Weitze and Thomas Huss in Germany Iron Cross...

Weitze and Thomas Huss in Germany
Iron Cross Militaria in UK
Great Militaria in Sweden

https://www.weitze.com/index.html

http://www.german-historica.de/

http://shop.andersonmilitaria.co.uk/
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-11-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi, There are 2 books both in German...

Hi,

There are 2 books both in German language, see image. The best resource is the 57er section of the WAF.

Best,

Jeff
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-09-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
WoW, WoW, WoW Rudy!!! [love] I knew you were...

WoW, WoW, WoW Rudy!!! [love]

I knew you were "holding" some great badges, they are SUPER!!!! :king: :king:

I need to really study the S&L vs. Deumer differences with the numbered GAB,...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
Thanks Rudy! thumbsup Hope you have...

Thanks Rudy! thumbsup

Hope you have something cool to show!!!!

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
Ended up pretty nice :peace: Thanks to Nigel...

Ended up pretty nice :peace:

Thanks to Nigel for the information, and "the push" to get rid of the gunk. thumbsup

Also, thanks to Pattex for posting the nicest, and about only, early 57er S&L...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
I am probably going to "militaria hell" for this...

I am probably going to "militaria hell" for this offense! :uhoh2:

The wreath cleaned up nicely, and the red "gunk" appeared to be either candle wax or maybe crayon???? There was no way to just...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Nigel, Thanks for the comments, and good...

Hi Nigel,

Thanks for the comments, and good info on the pin! thumbsup

I think I will have a go at a little wreath cleaning as the red "gunk" is definitely NOT natural patina. I think I will...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Nigel, No idea on the staining, I would...

Hi Nigel,

No idea on the staining, I would like to try to clean it off, but not worth the risk damaging the badge/patina. I wonder if this badge is some type of hybrid as it does not have the...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Pattex, I think you probably have one of...

Hi Pattex,

I think you probably have one of the only ones around, and in excellent condition as well. A super find that we would ALL love to have. Enjoy it buddy!!! :king:

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Skyhawk
War 57er GAB 50 For Discussion

Hi,

After seeing the fine 57er GAB 50 (about the best I have seen) shown by Pattex :king:, I thought it would be a good time to have a compare and contrast with this example. I won't say anything...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 11-08-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Skyhawk
Wow!!!! [love][love] Congrats :king: ...

Wow!!!! [love][love]

Congrats :king:

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-31-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By Skyhawk
Super nice, congrats! [love] The Vet was...

Super nice, congrats! [love]

The Vet was pretty luck to earn the PAB and not a Wound Badge to go along with it! :king:

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-23-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi, As others have stated :1no_way: ...

Hi,

As others have stated :1no_way:

This is what it should look like................

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-14-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By Skyhawk
Thanks Norm, what was throwing me off is mine...

Thanks Norm, what was throwing me off is mine does seem to have some flaws not shown on the very early examples. Mine would be probably an early to transitional badge, so early 60’s. If you compare...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-14-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Norm, What are your thoughts on my badge?...

Hi Norm,

What are your thoughts on my badge? It would be Type 2 based upon your classification, however it is clearly riveted as shown in the reverse image.

Best,

Jeff :army:
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-14-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By Skyhawk
Hi Norm, As always, great information and...

Hi Norm,

As always, great information and images! thumbsup

Maybe we should all post our badges, along with the rear hardware so we can get a timeline for the Globe flaws, as they would not have...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-06-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By Skyhawk
Super group!!!! [love] [love] He was an...

Super group!!!! [love] [love]

He was an He111 and Ju88 pilot who flew with JG51 in support of Army Group South on the Eastern Front. He was awarded the RK in Oct ‘42. Going to research and see for...
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