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Hello everyone I am searching for decent quality German medals for uniform dispaly. I know Rex Reddick makes museum quality medals that they are rather expensive Does anyone know where I can get decent quality medals for uniform display without sopending lots? Does anyone know of the quality of "At the Front" reproduction medals? Thanks cheers and best, Ryan

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Ryan, there is a guy on Gunbroker that always has Repo Medals. If you go to WW1` and WW11 Militaria and type in Repo in the search, I would think they would come up.
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Thanks Ed cheers, R

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Ryan, what price range are you considering? And do you have any specific medals and or badges in mind?

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I heard that Rex Reddick offers very good medals but spending $200 and $300 ++ USD on fake medals to display on tunic just makes little sense I bought a bunch from At the Front I will let you know how the look German cross, pilots badge 75 General assault gold would silver close cmbat EK1 cheers, Ryan

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It will be interesting to see how they compare.
Please do show them when they arrive.

I have toyed with the thought of a museum grade Pour le Mérite (Blue Max) as there is no way I could afford an original.

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If you are looking for Combat Badges, such as PAB or IAB...some of manufacturers of wartime badges continued producing Post War.

Souval and S&L are two such makers and you can find these for about the same price as some current better made fakes.

Myself, I would use one of these on an original tunic as they have the "look" of an original and can be found for $50.00 - $100.00

Here is a Post War made IAB from Steinhauer & Luck from my collection.

Post War S&L B xo.jpg (91.76 KB, 48 downloads)
Post War S&L B xr.jpg (112.7 KB, 48 downloads)

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Also, you mentioned the badges from ATF. Here is one of the IAB's they sell for around $20.00 from my fake collection.

It is patterned after the ShuCo IAB examples and made for the reenactor guys.
Myself, I would pass on these as they look rather comical when compared to originals.

Fake ShuCo o.jpg (95.91 KB, 47 downloads)
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For discussion purposes, here is the Post War Souval with the indicative Claw catch.

You can find these rather easily on eBay sometimes sold as original.

Post War RS L58 S xo.jpg (102.12 KB, 43 downloads)
Post War RS L58 S xr.jpg (98.36 KB, 43 downloads)

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Don,
The post war S.&.L. is a sharp looking badge.

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The medals are fine for "fillers" on a tunic but that is pretty much it thanks for all of the pics sent cheers Ryan

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The post war S.&.L. is a sharp looking badge.

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I agree Joe and quality-wise, it surpasses most of the wartime originals.

Cheers!


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