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Old 07-08-2018, 11:26 AM   #1
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Just picked up this 4 place Austrian bar!
It consists of EK2/ WW2 Commemorative Cross/ Ostfront and (unusually) a BWB.....
Makers include S&L....Schwertner and Souval...........
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:28 AM   #2
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Heres a few closer views of the decorations!
First the EK2........
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:30 AM   #3
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Austrian WW2 Commemorative Cross......
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:31 AM   #4
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Ostmedaille.........
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:32 AM   #5
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And finally, the Black Wound Badge...........
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:41 PM   #6
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Very nice and unusual with the wound badge placed !!

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Old 07-09-2018, 03:01 AM   #7
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Seems to be common practice to put pinback badges on Austrian medal bars.
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:39 AM   #8
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I guess it was easier to wear on a medal bar and not wear it separately on the jacket.

Nice medal bars guys!

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Old 07-09-2018, 10:53 AM   #9
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You've got to love the Austrian vets, always seemed to go their own way!!!
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Old 07-09-2018, 11:22 AM   #10
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That's a nice bar Karl.....are you still collecting my friend???
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:30 PM   #11
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Yes Nigel, still collecting, but a lot less than before

Your bar is very nice! Love Austrian bars!
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:41 PM   #12
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And here is the matching ribbon bar. This time with the EK and KVK ribbons in correct order.
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Quote:
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You've got to love the Austrian vets, always seemed to go their own way!!!
-Nigel
haha I would not say it better
btw nice medal bar with that EK2!!
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:00 PM   #14
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Hi Nigel. Nice medal bar!
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