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Many years ago I posted a thread called "Finally after many years" showing a project of mine which took many years to complete. I have always (since I was a kid actually) wanted to replicate Manfred von Richthofen's  Ordenskissen as it was displayed at his 1925 reburial in Berlin.  At that time I had a copies for the Pour Le Merite and for the Red Eagle Order, 3 Class, with Crown and Swords. Fortunately, I have been able to acquire original pieces for those awards.  All pieces here are, to the best of my knowledge, time period original. The only reproduction is of course the ribbon bar.

Richthofen's Ordenskissen in 1925 had a Crowned Bavarian  MVO , but we now know that he only got the MVO 4th with Swords. How that Crowned piece got into his medal bar is a mystery so far.

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Richthofen original Ordenskissen:

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Wow, that is one amazing project to work on, congrats on finding all the pieces :cheers:

I love the color overview of all the different medals, thanks for sharing :jumping:

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2 hours ago, GMU said:

Thanks. Without any doubt the most difficult piece to get is the RAO3 with crown and swords.....

Indeed, there aren't many recipients, do You know the original recipient of yours?

Great work! looks very nice.

Kind regards!
 

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It is made in gold by Wagner. 

2 hours ago, Utgardloki said:

Indeed, there aren't many recipients, do You know the original recipient of yours?

Great work! looks very nice.

Kind regards!
 

Unfortunately, I do not know who the recipient was...

 


 

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