Content - Richard Lundström
Layout - Sebastian Bianchi 



The last WW2 type was hollow struck, without the angles between the hilts and blades cut out, and with small tabs stamped in one piece at top and bottom of the crossed blades to obviate soldering prongs on back


The late WW2 type, in silvered finish

Here are all three colors in the final WW2 type hollow stamped swords

1930s device as worn on Turkish WW1 silver Liakat and Imtiaz Medals for combat valor. This is the Liakat ribbon

A manufacturer's variant Turkish WW1 Sabers Bar

Bullion bar indicating Officer grade of a Rumanian war Order

FAKE late WW2 type unpierced, this being solid rather than hollow stamped, and copper colored