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The S-21 is the manufacturer's code. Off hand I don't know which one that is, but I'm sure someone here has that info.

Judging by the fact they are silver filled and not sterling, I'd say late 1960's or newer.

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I agree with the 1960's (or later) since it was about mid 60's there was a swtich to the three digit codes.

 

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Here is a link to one of the better discussions on wing hallmarks and their dates

 

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/sho...ead.php?t=84409

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WWII or earlier no marks for dating.

Pre 1954 but not always used - letters only

1954 to 1964 two types examples 2F, or 6D

1964 on one letter and two numbers example W32 - *************** Gallery which is my hallmark.

 

Joe

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WWII or earlier no marks for dating.

Pre 1954 but not always used - letters only

1954 to 1964 two types examples 2F, or 6D

1964 on one letter and two numbers example W32 - *************** Gallery which is my hallmark.

 

Joe

 

 

 

These are similar dates I have discussed and read in a few publications but have never seen anything offical on this topic. I understand these came about via a letter from the IoH. Can you shed additional light on this topic...

 

 

 

Thanks

 

JC

Always looking for Wings & Named Air Medals!

Motto: To Collect, Preserve, and Remember!

 

 

 

 

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donation2011.gifdonation2012.gifdonation2013.gifdonation2014.gif

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