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I'm sure this isn't the right forum but the ''Classifieds'' section seems to have some issues so please excuse me if this post is in an inappropriate thread.

I am looking for the insignia of a Prussian/German officer to accompany my Pour le Merite but can't seem to find it on any site. Does somebody perhaps know where I can find some even if it's replica items?

 

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I prefer shoulderboards.

My SADF collection includes the shoulder boards of a full colonel, the US collection has the four stars of a full general that could be worn on either the lapels or shoulders and I'm working on buying a UK general's insignia which from what I've seen of British uniforms are displayed on the shoulders as well.

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On 15/08/2019 at 06:41, Wessel Gordon said:

I'm sure this isn't the right forum but the ''Classifieds'' section seems to have some issues so please excuse me if this post is in an inappropriate thread.

I am looking for the insignia of a Prussian/German officer to accompany my Pour le Merite but can't seem to find it on any site. Does somebody perhaps know where I can find some even if it's replica items?

 

Could you please share a photo of your Pour Le Merite with us?  

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Those are nice copies but I have two issues:

1. Getting the correct ribbon for all those in South Africa would be close to impossible;

2. I don't have a lot of money right now so can't really afford it anyway.

 

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Dear Wessel Gordon,

I would urge you to buy genuine medals for your collection. If you were again in a tight-spot money-wise you'd just sell one or two and be on your way again, that's not something you can do with fakes, they are just a waste of money. 

Kind regards, Laurentius

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