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distinguish flying cross Copy

Air force cross maybe copy?

1939-45 star maybe copy or orginal?

aircrew Europe star copy or original?

Defence medal copy or original

War medal copy or original


If bomber command then it is missing the new bomber command clasp


if all are copies then group is worth £100

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Hi James,

many thanks for the anwser, the air force cross is the same copy as the flying cross.

How can I check if the other medals are original?

Is there any chance taht this group is made in the 60´s for veterans?

Best wishes and thanks


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Looks like the Air Crew Europe Star is a copy:   Note difference in George VI monogram numeral [there should be no break at the top of "VI" -- compare with 39/45 Star].  See   http://www.rogersstudy.co.uk/medals/ww2_stars/identifying_fakes/identifying_fakes.html   for more details. Would expect that 39/45 Star, Defense & War medals, given relative availability/cost and their appearance, are genuine.   

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How many men would have a double qualification for the DFC and AFC?  It certainly wouldn't give you an ID, but it might point to possible previous owners, assuming that its not a complete mock-up put together by a collector or Wally.  Chris, do you have any information at all as to where it came from?



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