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Old 11-01-2019, 01:23 PM   #1
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This cross has no pebbling in the central medallion on the reverse, what seems not to be typical for the Knight Crosses. It this still a collectible item or is it just a recently made reproduction?
Thank you in advance for your comments.
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Old 11-01-2019, 02:03 PM   #2
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Possibly a factory job by Souval ? Looks to be a great and genuine piece, to me.
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Old 11-01-2019, 03:04 PM   #3
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Now that is a very early, and quite rare piece!!!
One of the postwar S&L's, which originally had a Swastika.....
The Swastika was ground off in the factory, and then the piece was finished to a high standard, giving a very early example of a 57 style KVK RK!!
It has the usual flaw to the pebbling, found on these converted crosses......
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Really nice!!!!!
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Old 11-01-2019, 03:15 PM   #4
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Great piece!
Well done indeed

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Old 11-01-2019, 03:27 PM   #5
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Thank you very much for all your comments and information !!!!
Here I add photo of the cross with the ribbon.
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Old 11-01-2019, 04:38 PM   #6
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Certainly a nice Souval as Matthieu says, and the area for the swaz seems to have the same frosting as the rest of the cross. Any silver mark?
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Old 11-01-2019, 05:42 PM   #7
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Certainly a nice Souval as Matthieu says, and the area for the swaz seems to have the same frosting as the rest of the cross. Any silver mark?
No, there is no silver mark.
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Old 11-03-2019, 05:33 AM   #8
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Certainly a nice Souval as Matthieu says
Just to be clear, this is an S&L not a Souval!!!
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Old 11-04-2019, 10:15 PM   #9
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Noted Nigel, the thickness threw me. My silver Souval seems thinner through the centre than that. The die flaw sells it though.
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Old 12-08-2019, 10:27 PM   #10
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What a stunning cross there! One observation is I like how the ribbon was stitched up around the ribbon loop on the reverse, which was a nice touch. Has anyone else seen this on these?


I'm curious what would be a value of a cross like this?
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:23 PM   #11
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Very nice early S&L as Nigel said ! Tom
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Old 12-09-2019, 05:27 PM   #12
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Thank you very much for additional comments.
Here I place the photo from my another thread showing attachment of the ribbon to the ribbon ring.
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Old 12-22-2019, 03:42 PM   #13
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Dear Nigel,

Now that is a very early, and quite rare piece!!!
One of the postwar S&L's, which originally had a Swastika.....

I have one with swastika with cut-out swords,is this the same medal as you posted?


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