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  1. Time Left: 18 days and 20 hours

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    Karl-Truppenkreuz. Karl-Truppenkreuz with majority of silver coating still on, and it does shine. These medals to my knowledge were made of zink. Ribbon has seen better days, but it holds itself together. Catch works, both hole, and hook. 2nd and 3rd photo shows visible sign of... I would assume time laps, mainly I am talking about the right arm of the cross, and a bit of the top one, you can see a "thing" there. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille is for everyone, while the Schwertern were added for military personel. Medal is marked on a side, W&A, just that. It is so small, I am unable to take a photo of it, just W&A.


  2. Time Left: 18 days and 20 hours

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    Kriegserinnerungsmedaille and Kriegserinnerungsmedaille mit Schwertern. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille has no coating on, it is pure metal. It came in such condition. Definitely genuine, both medal, and a ribbon. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille mit Schwertern has coating on, and patina. Schwertern as you can see is broken, and it hangs on one pin, but I have an extra spare one. Medal, ribbon, and an extra schwertern, all genuine. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille is for everyone, while the Schwertern were added for military personel.


  3. Belgian Red Cross Badge

    Time Left: 18 days and 19 hours

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    Belgian Red Cross Badge [World War 2 period], genuine. Pin works, but the catch would need to be straightened to take it out, the bottom part of it is blocking access. Other than that, as seen on the photos.


  4. Would you advise me what to look for when buying them? How can I be sure to get pre 1945, and earlier.
  5. I had both of these, but I sold them. I also had Red Cross medal, and I sold it too. Does anyone have any idea how to date them, how to tell when they were made? I try to collect only awards that are connected to war period [World War 2], or earlier. It made me very unconfortable to own something, that I have completely no idea if it is from the past, or a current, modern one. Red Cross.
  6. SIGNVM MEMORIAE - austrian medal

    Since this is the latest topic about this medal. Both medals are literaly the same, I am yet to get the ones that have different text on them. Left has newer type of a ribbon with a clasp [red], while the right one has older style [pink]. Not only that, but the gold patina [I assume] is so pretty.
  7. Good conduct document.

    Thank you, for all of your input.
  8. Das Mobilisierungskreuz 1912/13. All awarded for the same reason, different types, and ribbons. Left medal has entire gold coating still in tact, and shines lovely, also older type clasp, while the right ones coating is pretty much gone, but with newer clasp. I do encourage everyone to post anything in regard to this medal.
  9. Kriegeringmedaille - for civilians Kriegeringmedaille mi Schwerern - for combatans 3 etuis, though 2 look nearly the same, beside the one of them being covered with a feint color. I am not sure if it did fade over time, or not. Some Österreich ribbons of the same medals have different color, and type. I have 4 medals at the moment, 2 of each kind, while only 1 is pure brass and has no coating on it. You should clearly see which one stands out. Latest photo from the link shows a comparison. I had more. http://imgur.com/a/uj8Kx 13 photos included. I do encourage everyone to post anything in regard to this medal.
  10. Good conduct document.

    The only thing I know about it, is "Good conduct document". That is all. Who, where, when? I am a beginner in Japanese militaria, etc., and not even a single thing comes to my mind. Usually a document like that would mean some kind of reward, benefit, or anything. How did that look like in case of Japan? By the way, if anyone could give me any info about what is written there, such as who, where, when, unit, etc., that would be great.
  11. I happen to have all three ribbon versions of this medal, in three medal versions as well. Ordinary for combatants. With one white stripe in the middle for non combatants. With one black stripe in the middle for the deceased, however that sounds. 1. Smaller with differences at the front, and on the rear side. 2. Smaller, etc. 3. Bigger. Does anyone have any idea, how many versions of the medal were there in total, both smaller and bigger? Ribbons happen to be different as well. I would like to have more, but I can not find them in a satisfying condition .
  12. I have a postcard from my city, from Austro - Hungarian period, written in Polish. On the other side, there is a photo, and I know, that around World War 1, photos of their owners were often turned into postcards. That is one of them, and the only one that I own. I did check internet sources, but I am unable to find out, what exactly is there on this mans collar. That is all I ask for.
  13. Hello, the only thing I know about this signature, is that it comes from a Stalag 391. I found a Stalag 391 to be in Poland, to be in Denmark.