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Anybody know who the manufacturer would be for this 'Gallipoli Star', marked '950'. Any opinions/help would be appreciated:





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Hi Grahanm

In his book, Mr. Demir says that there is no maker known who realize that kind of medal with hallmark 950.

For sure you have a very nice one. Congrats


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It looks like an original Turkish production - these stars have such a primitive appearance. But they are original, this one also looks like this, I have two similar.

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Graham , respect to the silver Gallipoli star ,in the year 1993 i saw one similar in Lyon France .It was not in a Militaria seller ,it was a Currency Exchange house which sells too Silver objects and gold bullion . the absence of other mark apart the 950 was curious , the seller ventured a Vienese manufacture . the Price ,125 Us dollars .I dont buy it because I was travelling to Italy and later to Austria and Budapest and I expected to find more options 

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With the cut out Tughra, Al Ghazi and date, this is one of the best crafted types I know, Graham! I have a very similar, but unmarked piece probably from the same workshop for sale right now, unfortunately somewhat damaged. I'm 99,5% safe these are German made, not from an Austrian maker. Please, keep in mind, Austria used very other silver marks until the early 1920s!

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