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1960 reissue Knight's Cross

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For you review (see attachment) is a 1960 reissued RK by Rudolf Souval, Wien. I will post reverse of cross as soon as possible. This jeweler did not produce RK during WWII, but did afterwards. I purchased this reissued RK from Thomas Huss in September of 2018. This particular cross was made with swastika for veteran. 

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Here are two (front and reverse) photos of my 1960 Souval reissued cross for your examination. This cross is not marked.

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John R.

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I never looked, but the cross is maker marked L/58 on reverse side under loop at 12 o'clock. I took photos, but my laptop is having issues. I will post pictures as soon as possible. 

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John R.

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Here are two photographs of maker mark L/58 on my Souval RK. It was hard to get a good photo of maker mark, but very clear with a 10x. Sorry for the crappy photos.

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John

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Hi John.

It's a lovely early postwar cross.😉 Souval started producing them pre 57ers as souvenirs for the Allied forces and later on switched to the collector's market.

The loop and ribbon are modern fakes though. You shouldn't have a problem replacing them with the correct types.

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Nick

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Nick: 

Thank you for your comments. I am very happy you like the cross as much as do. It is the closest I am going to come to owning a WWII period Knights Cross.

First I will remove the existing loop and ribboni and then start looking for the correct loop and ribbon for Souval Cross.

Best regards,

John R.

 

 

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3 minutes ago, John R. said:

First I will remove the existing loop and ribboni and then start looking for the correct loop and ribbon for Souval Cross.

Maybe throw an early OLS in there. I'll keep an eye out as well.😀

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Nick

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