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Any ideas who may have made them?
The EKI and mini came together in a case, I wouldn’t have thought they both belonged to the same recipient but I like to think they did. They were an impulse buy at a small militaria fair about 10 years ago where hardly anything took my fancy, I had money burning a hole in my pocket and just wanted to buy something before I left to go home.
The 2nd class cross is only marked 935 and I don’t remember where or when I bought it, it’s a very good example, not quite as good as the LV crosses in my opinion but still much better looking than many others.
If anyone has an idea which manufacturer may have made them please let me know.

Tony

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Hí Tony
I not understand WW1 EK but very nice piece congrat

Thanks!

Is no one going to stick their neck out and have a stab at the maker(s)?

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Hi Tony,

Unfortunately both of your crosses are very generic.

The first class uses the the "slant W" core which was used

by several different makers and the frame does not have

any of the more unique hardware ( pins, hinges catches )

that we associate with certain makers.

The same holds true of the second class. A generic core

used by many different makers. The only really unique feature

of the entire set is the 925 stamp on the ring. That is something

not often seen. Congrates.

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Greg,

Thanks for taking the time to reply and at least I know now that apart from the 925 stamp on the 2nd class they both average but at least in better than average condition.

Tony

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