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Hello Eric,

I'm sorry, this is not an original. Originals were only made by Leser and 
Hemmerle and they are all very early productions of excellent quality. The 
front medallions were always made of gold, 3-part at Hemmerle, 1-part at Leser.
Your piece is from the 
manufacturer Weiss and was subsequently upgraded.
A total of 146 pieces were awarded, of which 138 were on war merit ribbon 
and 8 on war ribbon. 
MVKs 1st class with crown and swords have been imitated for many decades to 
the detriment of collectors. Loaned originals must always look like the 
pictures below.

First a peace by Hemmerle, next from Leser, finally, a detailed 
picture of the Leser-cross where you can see the excellent quality 
of the enamelled gold medallions.

Many Greetings from Bavaria



MVK 1 Kr X Hemmerle und Leser VS u RS.jpg

MVK 1KrX Leser VS u RS k.jpg

MVK 1 Kr X 004.JPG

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11 hours ago, ERIC LIN said:

Dear all

Here I got one MVK 1st Class with Crown in gold color for your Review.

not sure if the color and details looks ok? All comments are very welcome,

thank you






Walter is 100 % right.
You've got a fake.
Your first class with swords from Leser is also not a original. Compare the letters of the medaillons to the cross from Walter . The cypher "L" won't be made of gold.
This classes of MVK are often faked.
Regards Andreas

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