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Freikorps fakes reference thread!
Old 06-04-2011, 05:59 AM   #1
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Default Freikorps fakes reference thread!

More and more collectors are interested in the badges and inisignia from the times of the German Freikorps. Daily new fakes appaer on the market. Some are very crude made, but others have a very good quality. That is why I want to start a Freikorps fakes reference thread, which can help the collectors.
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:01 AM   #2
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I will start with some ugly fakes of the Eiserne Division medal.
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:48 AM   #4
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A fantasy medal with the design of a Wehrwolf buckle. Offered in auctions as a Freikorps medal!
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It is the same with this kind of fake buckle.

In a lot of auction to see with the description "Freikorps buckle".
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Old 06-04-2011, 04:48 PM   #6
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Copies of Wehrwolf buttons.

Again skulls and the sellers call the buttons: Freikorps uniform buttons!
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:46 PM   #7
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Selbstschutz-Bataillon Wolf fake stickpin.
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SCHLESISCHER ADLER.....a really ugly fake.
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Not a real ring.
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Common fake of the Selbstschutz-Bataillon Wolf badge.
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Old 06-23-2011, 05:42 PM   #12
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Thanks for starting this thread. It can only help!
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:08 AM   #13
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Not such a terrible fake like the medal in #2, but again only another kind of fake of this popular medal.

Look at the unsharp details like the teeth etc.
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Old 08-12-2011, 05:20 AM   #14
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No idea who buys these SSOS fake badges, but they appear in auctions every week.

It seems, that there are interested buyers....
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Default Fake Baltic Cross

Currently on eBay Germany from the raritaetensammlerclub

Ok, when you first look at the front. But, a quick examination of the back and it becomes obvious. The matte finish is too matte, the paint seems too thick and the pin is the standard pin from this outfit. I've never seen a pin quite like this on any known genuine cross.
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