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I saw this ribbon bar for sale, please comment on authenticity.

William

William,

I can't comment about the German ribbons, but as to the Soviet ones, that's a rather strange combination and they would be out precedence order.

Marc

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Actually this type of ribbon bars was handmade for only a very selected group of the top of the uniformed services.

The usual soldier even up to LtGen?s have worn the cheap plastic / paper junk. Just a few people bought the expensive cloth / metal bars from the DDR Mint.

The thing with DDR ribbon bars is always, that there was plenty of leftover stocks and even in the early 90ies the production for the collectors market was going on.

Best regards

Daniel

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