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German silverware identification help ?

Discussion in 'Other Militaria' started by Incessant, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Incessant

    Incessant New Member

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    Martin Bull Acting Wg. Cdr

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    It's a common piece of stainless steel tableware made in huge numbers by Berndorf of Austria. The Reichsadler looks to have been added recently.
     
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    Ditto , not a military type and probably a piece of tableware bought for a few cents and turned into a relic by adding a Swastika. The HEER , RAD, DAF, Luftwaffe (two types of eagles) and KM had their own models . Others do exist but are scarcer : SS ones are heavily faked.

    They are mostly dated and have maker markers too . See the folowing LW (F.LU.V+ eagle.) examples by HZM from 1939.


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    Thank you guys for your input and expertise. I was suspicious of this piece because I could not find anything similar online.

    Any thoughts or suggestions on where to find authentic pieces online? There are many sites but I'm not sure which would be safe.
     
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    I'd suggest Klaus Butschek : -

    http://www.butschek-antiques.com

    Not cheap, but highly reliable, easy to deal with, and if you are in any way unhappy with a purchase he will refund without quibble.
     
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    Thank you Martin, I just registered with them.
     

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