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Old 06-30-2019, 10:51 AM   #1
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Default Freikorps skull?

I find this skull and I gladly want the know if it is authentic or not? Its magnetic.
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4 cm (1,5 inch) Wide
3,5 cm (1,3 inch) Height
1,8 gramm Weight


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Old 06-30-2019, 11:07 AM   #2
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Not sure what it is. But, it's not Freikorps.
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Old 06-30-2019, 12:06 PM   #3
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Not sure what it is. But, it's not Freikorps.
Thanks for your answer
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Old 06-30-2019, 02:16 PM   #4
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It could be masonic or some fraternal order or with the hole maybe attached to a crucifix. Not sure though. Vince
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Old 06-30-2019, 04:44 PM   #5
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Hi Green, Could be the skull and bones which is found at the bottom of wooden crusifixes.
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Old 07-01-2019, 08:30 AM   #6
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Thank you guys

A crucifix skull ?...... imo the design would not fit in the Catholic scene! IMO the design fitts well in the Stormtroop/Sturm Abteilung, but as you already good read.... not an Freikorps skull. But Google......."Freikorps Skull"and see what I mean about the design!

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As you look closer to the hole in the skull, you see remaining silver finnish between the skull and the bones. At the back you see some scratsch marks. IMO it was probably not nailed but stitched to something.

Anyway I like it as it is and maybe time will learn.....

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Old 07-01-2019, 09:36 AM   #7
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You may be correct about the stitching but there is no evidence of prongs ever being on the reverse. Also is does resemble the austrian assault troop skull a little. Vince
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You may be correct about the stitching but there is no evidence of prongs ever being on the reverse. Also is does resemble the austrian assault troop skull a little. Vince
Thanks for your answer, but I have never spoken of prongs before.
The hole is the ability to fix it to.....? IMO prongs are not needed here!
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Thanks for your answer, but I have never spoken of prongs before.
The hole is the ability to fix it to.....? IMO prongs are not needed here!
Yes i understand, I was suggesting most skull insignia have prongs to attach them. The holes usually come after prongs are broken. Vince
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I doubt it's even German. I suspect it's Italian, Spanish or perhaps Eastern European.
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I doubt it's even German. I suspect it's Italian, Spanish or perhaps Eastern European.

Thank you for thinking along

You are right the skull good indeed also come from an other country!
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Old 07-06-2019, 04:00 PM   #12
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Hello
This is one of the many variations of field made skull for the Chetnik movement from the regions of Yugoslavia. Pre ww2 and ww2 era.
Very nice insignia
If it is for sale i would be interested and would appreciate if you would contact me.
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This is one of the many variations of field made skull for the Chetnik movement from the regions of Yugoslavia. Pre ww2 and ww2 era.
Very nice insignia
If it is for sale i would be interested and would appreciate if you would contact me.
Regards from Slovenia.
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Old 07-10-2019, 02:53 PM   #14
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Certainly not from the Chetnik movement. Pobably from a biker from the sixties......I put it on my leather Harley jacket
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