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I've found some rings from a local antique seller, what do you think? Real or fake?
Here is #1

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#2

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And #3

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Originally Posted by Eshagh
And #3

Oh dear! Run like the wind! Numbers 2 and 3 are both rubbish. The SS runes engraved as a so-called mark on any ring is a dead giveaway. These two are known postwar fantasy pieces.
The skull, I am unsure about. It is a known pattern but interested in what others think.
Stephen

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They are all bad. I have seen that fake skull out on eBay for a while. Stay away from all 3.

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@Mike
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Thank you both!
Are they bad even as fakes?!

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Originally Posted by Eshagh
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Are they bad even as fakes?!

The two SS rings are worse than fakes: they are compete fantasies. Neither pattern, to my knowledge, existed during WW2.
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I am not sure I understand the question I am afraid... I would say a fake is a fake regardless. The first one is based on a skull pattern- but the other two are just fantasy pieces...

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Exactly what I wanted to know, thank you!


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