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    Iron Cross 1st Class WW2 Genuine or Fake???

    I've had this Iron Cross for a few years which I purchased from a dealer, in good faith, believing it to be genuine and not not a reproduction/fake. While it still looks genuine to me other collectors have questioned whether or not some or the Third Reich items purchased from this dealer are genuine or not. However, I do not wish to name the dealer concerned openly on the Forum. I can't see a maker's mark on this item.

    I am open to any views, either way, as to the originality of this item. Thanks for looking and for any help.

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    They should be marked. Here's another but early...about identical in manufacture. Fake EK1s - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
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