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At a brief first glance this looked to be OK.....

Then I looked on ancestry to see who number 148 in the 1st company was....

...so it is fake......ah.thumb.jpg.546a0cb2ba07a06125ca3a9fb0197253.jpg

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58 minutes ago, IrishGunner said:

The fakers will fake.

And may they be consigned to the last of Dante's circles...

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Beautifully faked, or a post WW1 kameradeschaft badge of ex soldiers of the KB RIR 16

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On 09/08/2018 at 04:16, Bayern said:

Beautifully faked, or a post WW1 kameradeschaft badge of ex soldiers of the KB RIR 16

I will go with faked, I dont see it as a thing the Kameradeschafts would really have gone for :-)

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Chris , In post ww1 Germany existed a great number of organisations and societies aimed to the rescue and preservation of the memory of the combattants of the past war . In fact the Old Army was not disbanded until the summer of 1919

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1 hour ago, Bayern said:

Chris , In post ww1 Germany existed a great number of organisations and societies aimed to the rescue and preservation of the memory of the combattants of the past war . In fact the Old Army was not disbanded until the summer of 1919

Indeed... there were many associations... but I really do not see anyone riffing on a copy of Hitlers dogtag back then. I stick with the thought this is a modern fake.

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