Help with small medal?

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Help with small medal?

Post by J.LeBrasseur » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:21 pm

Anyone have an idea who this is or what country. nothing on back, crudely made, about the size of a U.S. nickel

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Post by Sandmann » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:07 am

For me the Mustache, the Eyes and the Haircut looks typical like Hindenburg. I could imagine that it is a patriotic chain pendant for a Reservist. Also the collar looks like a Uniform-Collar and would match with similar portrayals of Hindenburg on coins or Medals.
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Post by coert65 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:22 am

I agree, I have got a beerstein here that looks similar.
I will post Photo's of it only if James agrees, it is no medal off course.

Greetings, Coert. :)

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by J.LeBrasseur » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:05 am

Thanks guy's, I appreciate it.

Coert, go ahead and post your pics!!

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by aicusv » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:50 pm

Believe this could be a watch fob.
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Post by coert65 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:13 pm

Okay James, here are 2 Photo's of my beerstein, and one of a very small painting I have of von Hindenburg.
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The painting is really small, about 5 by 8cm's. I found the both of them at a fleamarket.

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by aicusv » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:41 pm

The beerstein looks like v.Bismarck. But the medal looks like v.Hindenburg.
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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by SkipperJohn » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:52 am

James,
I believe that this might be a 1925 Hindenburg election pin/medal. Hundreds, if not thousands, of these were made and distributed, kind of like a campaign pin. There are many different examples. Can you identify what type of metal this is made of? Some of these pins/medals were made of aluminum, like the common Nazi "tinnies". These would oxidize white and eventually just turn to dust. The detail on this one is very, very rough while most of these had a rather sharp detail. This makes me think that it is badly oxidized aluminum or maybe a copy made from a wax mold.

Just a thought.

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by Sandmann » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:54 am

I’m also pretty sure that the Beerstein represents Bismark. Hindenburg has never worn a Tombac-Helmet but Bismark is often shown with it.
Concerning the Medal I would agree with aicusv that it could be a watch fob. But the election pin is also an interesting thought, even I would miss a slogan or Name in this case (But it was another period :-k )
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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by pickelhauben » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:36 am

Well I tell you fellows.

That beer stein looks just like me !!!!!


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I am on the left and my buddy Robbie is on the right.


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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by Sandmann » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:55 pm

:D :bravo:
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Post by coert65 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:19 pm

:thumb up: :bravo:

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by SkipperJohn » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:46 pm

pickelhauben wrote:Well I tell you fellows.

That beer stein looks just like me !!!!!
Sorry, I'm just not seeing it???

John :D

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Re: Help with small medal?

Post by SkipperJohn » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:57 pm

Here are a couple of examples of the election medals/pins that I am talking about:

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