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Old 03-19-2020, 10:23 AM   #1
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Default Help with EK1 spange

I came across this spange at a local shop. Having been burnt on one of these before, I thought I better ask. I am not to optimistic about this one, especially the hardware.. The pin is also bent. Your comments would be much appreciated.Jacques
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Old 03-19-2020, 10:29 AM   #2
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A very nice Eugen Schmiedehäusler , you don’t need to worry about this one mate.

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Old 03-19-2020, 10:49 AM   #3
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A very nice Eugen Schmiedehäusler , you don’t need to worry about this one mate.

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Hello Jacques,
I agree with Jordan.
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Old 03-19-2020, 12:39 PM   #4
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A fine Eugen Schmidhäussler.

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Old 03-19-2020, 01:05 PM   #5
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Thanx guys. Just shows my ignorance. J
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Old 03-19-2020, 02:23 PM   #6
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Better safe than sorry Jacques...There is a fairly decent copy of the Schmidhäusssler spange floating around out there (shown at right)

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Old 03-19-2020, 06:32 PM   #7
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Lovely spange. One of the best looking designs imho.
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Old 03-19-2020, 11:39 PM   #8
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Yes, JC, the fake has fooled many. The dead giveaway is the thickness of the badge, it’s much thicker than the originals. Among other dissimilar features.

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Old 03-20-2020, 03:21 AM   #9
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Thanx guys, I will pursue this one. J
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Old 03-23-2020, 12:53 AM   #10
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Yes agreed, this is a good one.

The ribbon on the bottom of the wreath is a quick easy identifier as to originality on these, along with the bottom of the "1".

Nice pick up if you decide to go for it!
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