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@ Saschaw - thanks for that info, wasn't aware that doctors at the front received non-combatant awards but the combatant medal.

@ Sergio - Thanks for bringing these examples to light. How about someone posts them in the fakes thread so that more people see them and are aware?

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Matthew

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To revive this old topic, this popped up at the SOS this weekend:

Indeed I did. It is now residing in my gun safe.

Gentlemen, I can tell you that you have to see this bar (in person) to really appreciate it. Congratulations Beau! :cheers:

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Talking about ebay seller "hagekna41", we may not forget his wife(?) "agle42", who's active at the moment!

http://www.ebay.de/sch/Militaria-/15502/i.html?item=321062408886&pt=Militaria&hash=item4ac0cf92b6&_ssn=agle42

This two ribbon bars also did come from him and were re-sold now, but by an honest seller who claimed he's not sure if they're real.

http://www.ebay.de/itm/150984804061

http://www.ebay.de/itm/150984804676

Sorry for hijacking this thread, but this is important information, I'd say, and not everyone reads the fake bar threads.

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Only a ribbon bar ...

But what a lovely one! I especially like the screwed on sword device... typical for these old ones.

By the way, I assume it's rather for a RAO4Xw thann for a KO4Xw, as the latter is often seen with a "crown and swords" device in these days!

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Thanks Chris, I was indeed planning to post the bar here, but was too busy the days.

Beautiful set!

In case you're referring to my bar and bow posted by Chris in #332 and #333, they're not a set. ;)

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This just arrived. A Wurttemberg old-time NCO group with a NC EKI and a Wilhelm's Cross, another NC award, even with swords. The hardest to find, however, is probably the 21 year NCO Long Service Cross. As a bonus, it included his wartime bar that appears to have been stripped to make up his new bar, except for the 15 year Long Service, which had been upgraded.

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:Cat-Scratch: Ooooooooooooooooo! :love: Actually, he was a frontline noncombatant. Prussian regulations were upside down: steel medal on non-combatant ribbon for unarmed uniformed peronnel under enemy fire, stay at homes got steel medal on "combatnt" ribbon-- the exact opposite of anything sane. :banger:

There's no long service in there, and from the mix of Knight 2nd and higher awards, who you have there is a higher Beamter: never iID'd while I was offline?

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My small contribution.

Not so much a collector of bars but this way the only way to be certain of having a genuine Anhalt Bear.

The old frayed soiled ribbons suggested it had not been tampered with. Unfortunately no I'd

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