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(CS1772) A Box of German Propaganda Matches. The box states there are around 45 matches in the box. The box is constructed in the traditional way with a wooden outer case encompassing a card box with the matches. There are striker plates on one side of the wooden outer case. On the box lid, it shows the picture of Adolf Hitler, It a nice proper rendition. The box is in very nice condition and could possibly be used in an emergency as a regular matchbox. Picked up in Estonia's capital of Tallin about 6 years ago. We cannot guarantee the age of manufacture of these, however, they are attractive and are interesting paraphernalia at an affordable price. GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)
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(CS1773) A Box of German Propaganda Matches. The box states there are around 45 matches in the box. The box is constructed in the traditional way with a wooden outer case encompassing a card box with the matches. There are striker plates on one side of the wooden outer case. On the box lid, it shows the picture of Adolf Hitler, It a nice proper rendition. The box is in very nice condition and could possibly be used in an emergency as a regular matchbox. Picked up in Estonia's capital of Tallin about 6 years ago. We cannot guarantee the age of manufacture of these, however, they are attractive and are interesting paraphernalia at an affordable price. GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)

(J217) A 1932 NS Hitler Youth Pottstan badge being for the first Reich's Jugend Tag. The badge is manufactured from tombak metal and retains some of it's original silvered finish. The badge was raised to party status in the early years after Hitler came to power and this example is manufactured by the well known maker Hoffstatter and marked as such in raised letters to the reverse. Scarce to find GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)
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(MC540) A Nice example of an Early Political Leader's Cap Eagle. The eagle has three pins soldered to the reverse and is RZM M1/49 marked. The cap eagle retains much of its original aluminium finish.. The head on this example if pointing to the left. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)
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(S1144) A Bronze Mother's Cross in Very Nice Condition. The cross still retains some of its original lacquer which has turned brown in colour. The cross comes complete with its original ribbon that is not sewn up. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(T104) A Nice example of a coupal made Gua Munchen Badge. The badge is the nice fretted out style that has a pin fixin to the reverse. There are no maker's marks to be seen, to the reverse. The badge is in very nice condition and was given to members of the Munich Gau. Scarce to find. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T106) A Very Rare and Original SS Gautag Munchen 1933 Day Badge, with the iconic German Awake standard shown as a central design. The badge has a nice pin fixing to the reverse, which is instact. Very rare to find. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

(T126) A German Army Jaeger Cap Badge that has sew in spots to the top and bottom of the award. There have been no signs ever, of having any pins. The badge is of late war zinc construction. Unusual to find, this was sewn to the lefthand side of the field cap, by German Jaeger units. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(T148) A Plastic SA Dortmund Day Badge of three main colours, green, brown and red. The badge is slightly twisted through age but is relatively unscathed other than this. To the base, it shows the SA emblem in white plastic, with the lower portions coloured in red. To the top, there is a spread winged eagle. The badge commemorates a sports even in Dortmond in 1937. A reference to this badge can be found in the book "Collector's Guide No.4 Tinnies of the Third Reich by The Staff of Fox Hole item no 1483. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T194) A Nice example of a War Merit Medal being the Early bronze type. The award is unmarked but of good quality and construction and was given to German civilians and foreign labourers who helped in the German war effort. Complete with its original ribbon. There is some minor age staining but nothing too serious. Priced for this. This was part of a group of police items, bought back at the end of the war GBP 17.50 (UK Pounds)
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(T478) A 2nd Pattern zinc issue German/Italian Afrika Korps Medal. The award shows to the reverse, the two gladiators fighting with the crocodile with both the designer's name and the Lorili Milani mark to the righthand side of the crocodile's foot. To the other side, there is the gate to Tripolli and fasces and swastiak. The ribbon has been sewn at the top and folded over. It appears to have been removed from a bar or board. GBP 110.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T490) A Mid War German Female RAD Service Brooch being the ears of corn with a swastika to the centre, and the wording RAD.WJ The badge is of nice quality and construction and was worn around the throat where the collar meets. A very nice example in good condition. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T668) A German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords by No 63. Being an Early brass example, tt has an separately applied eyering to the top. On the ring, there is the mark stamped into it. Complete with a nice piece of ribbon. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T680) A nice used example of a German NSDAP Party Badge maker marked RZM M1/44. The badge has its pin in working order and has a little bit of verdigre to the reverse. The mark is in raised digits and there is also the RZM mark. There are no enamel chips but there are some enamel scratches showing general use. GBP 100.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T732) A German Silver Cake Fork in nice condition overall. The fork has a maker's mark of a lion and a 900 mark. To the handle, there is an engraved swastika within a circle, which is standard NSDAP style of engraving. The fork appears to be silver, which means it was probably for a high ranking high official's table. In usable and nice condition. Not often found like this. GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V4) A Nice example of a used and worn German maker marked Schwerin Destroyer's Badge. The badge is of nice Early quality and retains much of its original finish. The badge has the prestige maker's mark to the reverse in raised letters being Schwerin Berlin 68. There is a nice top hook, hinge and working pin. Nice to find. Good display piece. GBP 495.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V6) A Nice example of a German bevo woven unmounted Army Cloth Breast Eagle. The eagle is woven onto a green background and has a dark green backing offset by the silver white threads of the eagle. The detail is very nice.The eagle is unusual in the fact it has a slightly smaller wingspan than standard. The eagle is unmounted and unworn and cut from a roll, not near to any part of the eagle. In near mint condition. GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V290) A German Luftwaffe Orange silk Eagle Flag in heavy bulliion. To start with, there is a bullion fringe around the edge of three sides. The fringe length is 6 cm. The overall dimensions of the banner with the fringe, is 50 cm by 56 cm approximately. There is a luftwaffe silver bullion eagle on a white silk centre, with a silver bullion oakleaf wreath around the eagle. Going from the eagle to each corner of the flag, there are black and white angles with swastikas in each of the corners. These swastikas are edged in silver wire as is the black and white edging. The detail on the eagle is picked out in black cotton. The design is of the regimental flags. To the reverse of the banner, is the trade name for Bernard Richter from the place of Cologne and his flag maker's label. This is a heavily embroidered example, being a single sided banner of superb quality and construction, not often encountered these days. This one has some age staining but nothing serious, as can be seen from the scan and can be a centrepiece for any collection. In lovely condition for its age. GBP 3995.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V354) A Rumanian Russian Front Medal as issued to the Germans who along with the Rumanian forces, invaded the USSR in 1941. This award is of nice quality and construction, being an early example. The award shows a Rumanian woman to the front and a sword and the date 1941 to the reverxe. Complete with a piece of original ribbon and ribbon fixing loop. The award is in nice used but very good condition. GBP 47.50 (UK Pounds)
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(V373) A Superb Copy of the Geman Himmler SS Honour Ring Box. The box has a black leatherette finish with silver runes impressed to the lid. This lifts off the circular silver base that is also lined with black velvet to the bottom. The underside of the base, there is black leatherette again. These are ideal for any SS rings in one's collection. Fantastic display piece. GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

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(MC820) A Nice used example of a Mayer Cased 1st Class Bar to the Iron Cross. The bar is a textbook example and shows all the features associated with this maker, like the unique hinge oversized hook that you often encounter. The award has oxidised in places, and could do with a mild clean. But still it retain much of its frosted and burnished finish. The case that the award comes in, is the type associated with the Mayer firm, with the rectangle press stud, full lid design of the bar, though this has worn, as can be seen and to the inside you have a silk lid and a black base. This shows wear and tear and water damage. This all sounds worse than it is, so please look at the scan for details. But its priced taking this all in account. GBP 685.00 (UK Pounds)
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(P285) A nice example of the German / Turkish Iron Half Moon. The award is the type with red enamel and silver fittings. The enamel has no chips to the enamel. Superb quality and maker marked on the reverse BB anc CO. These awards were made after World War One and privately purchased by Germans etc who were originally awarded them GBP 275.00 (UK Pounds)

(T536) A German Kuban Shield. The shield is the type with edge prongs and there is one prong missing , There is also no backing plate or cloth . The Shield is a magnetic example and is in very good condition SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 80.00 (UK Pounds)

(T544) A Very Nice Prizen Size example of the Bar to the Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1914. The bar has two prong fittings to the reverse and is unamrked. It comes with an original piece of ribbon but is unmounted. The bar itself is frosted and burnished and is a very nice example. GBP 250.00 (U K POUNDS)

(T657) A Hollow Backed Bronze Infantry Assault Badge being one of the more scarce semi-solid back types. The badge is of nice quality and construction and is of mid war manufacture. As of yet, this manufacturer has not been identified but is one of the more rare ones to acquire. GBP 175.00 (U K POUNDS)
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(T676) A German Iron Cross 2nd Class in its Paper Packet of Issue. The cross is a maker marked example being marked No. 15 on the loop. The cross is nice and clean and has virtually all of its original finish, though this has oxidised over the years. The cross comes complete with its original ribbon and is contained in its original ripped but complete packet. The paper packet is also marked by the manufacturer that corresponds to the ring number of Friedrich Orth. A Scarce maker to find, doubly so with paper packet. With all this in mind GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T697) A German SA Membership Stickpin showing the S A emblem intertwined within a circle. This is all cut out and there is a stick pin fixing soldered to the reverse, along with the mark of RZM 37. Worn on the tie or lapel of SA member. Nice and unusual. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)
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(T717) A Superb example of a Bronze flat backed maker marked FLL43 Panzer Badge. The badge is in near mint condition and retains virtually 100% of its bronze plated finish. The badge is of superb quality and condition and is a textbook example complete with the die flaw. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

(T725) A German WWI Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1914. The cross is a nice clean example coplete with a piece of ribbon. The cross has no splitting or cracking to the frame, but appears to have been dropped as one of the corners has a slight ding in it, nothing too bad at all. The ribbon loop on this example is marked and appears to be a Y. There is a crack on the top armo of the cross, but as the frame holds it nice and tight, this should not be a problem, but has been taken into account during pricing. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(T727) A German WWII Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939. The cross although unmarked, is of nice quality and construction and has much of its original paint finish intact. There is no splitting or cracking to the core. The cross is fairly generic in its appearance, therefore I cannot identify the maker. Still a nice example to find that has been used and worn. GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(T738) A Pair of Shooting Awards from before WWII. These awards consist of two pin on medals issued by the Gau Niedersachsen and date from 1935 and 1936. They show on one, two SA troops and on the other, an eagle holding a swastika. On one of the ribbons, there is the shooting emblem with two crossed rifles and a target. The ribbons are in fairly good condition and are scarce to find such early shooting political awards. The pair SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(T797) A Small Square German Badge showing a white swastika, within the centre a red square with the coat of arm of Kiel. There is also around the edge KIELERWOCHE 1934 which is for the major sailing event that took place each year at Kiel in Germany. This example is unusual in the fact that it is enamelled whereas the only others I have seen have been of day badge type manufacture, ie pressed out metal. This is the first time I have seen one of this quality. The badge has red, white and black enamel with silver highlights. To the reverse, there is the wording O HANSEN KIEL. Rare and unusual badge. May have been issued to the winners of the Regata? GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(T804) A German Jaeger Arm Badge being the embroidered type as worn on the shoulder of Jaeger troops uniforms. This elite badge has been used and worn and carefully removed from a tunic and stored away until now. In Very Good Condition, the colours are nice and bright still.SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(T807) A Nice and Scarcely encountered Stickpin Membership Badge for the Reichs Cultural Society. The badge consists of a silver eagle resting on a column with scroll work etc to the top, and then has a swastika to the pillar part and the letters RKK. To the reverse of this rare badge, there is the Ges GeschMark punched in as well as the maker's name of Deschler Munich, the well known Knight's Cross and German Cross maker. These badges were worn by the higher society Germans and you were normally invited to join the cultural society and this badge gains you entry to museums and art galleries. I haven't seen one of these for many years and would consider it a scarce badge to acquire. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(T808) A German Olympic Games Cross 2nd Class. The cross is of nice white enamel and takes the shape of the olympic emblem of the year, with the 5 groups coming together and the 5 olympic ring which are held by two rivets to the cross. The cross has nice enamelled work with no damage other than minor wear, which is to be expected for an award nearly 100 years old. The cross is the 2nd class and was awarded to only 3364 people. This award was recognised the World over and was worn from 1936 til the start of WWII by many foreign dignatories. GBP 1295.00 (UK Pounds)

(T810) A German Jung Stahlhelm Membership Badge that shows a sword with this wording down its blade. This badge was worn by members of the HJ and youth movements before they were amalgamated under the Hitler Youth. This example is manufactured by Steinhauer and Luck and marked as such. A very scarce membership badge to acquire. Not often encountered. GBP 90.00 (UK Pounds)

(T829) A Nice example of a gilt Azad Hind Service Medal. The award is the type with swords and is in very good condition, with only minor age tarnish. The swords are the plain reverse type and the die struck medal is of good quality and construction. Complete with its original ribbon, the award is a hard example to find nowadays, especially in the gold grade. GBP 425.00 (UK Pounds)

(T830) An 18 mm NSDAP Supporter's Badge being the type with just a red outer ring, a white inner ring and a black swastika. As is standard with these, there is no motto and there is a nice rayed effect on the red enamel. There is no enamel damage, though there is minor surface wear. The badge is unmarked but in very good condition. 150.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V303) A Very Rare example of a 2nd Pattern German Blood Order Medal. The award is the 800 silver marked type with the issue number 3122 stamped below the monument. The medal is nicely oxidised with the edge being burnished by a buffer wheel and has minor scratches viewable under a glass, as they should be. The medal comes with its original ribbon that doesn't glow or contain nylon, but is not mounted for buttonhole wear. With the award comes a small file of photocopies regarding an Alois Deutsch who was a former functionary of the NSDAP in Austria.The paperwork relates to his charges and statement before the public prosecutor in Graz Austria. There are several sheets dealing with this, the fact that he took part in the 1934 Putsch against the State in Austria and received a 10 month prison sentence. It shows he was very active in the NSDAP. His wife was named Maria and gives her address of the time. There are also many many pages that need translating. An interesting research project. All in very good condition. More rare than a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. GBP 8950.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC543) A Nice example of an Early German Political Leader's Cap Eagle. The eagle has three pins to the reverse which was fixed into the construction. The eagle is RZM M1/50 marked. The cap eagle retains some of its original aluminium finish.. The head on this example if pointing to the left. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC699) A Nice example of a Silver SAAR Shooting Award. The award shows the sun coming up over the horizon, with a swastika imposed to the centre, with an eagle over a rifle as the central design and to the base of that Deutsch Die Saar. To the reverse, the award has been engraved with the initials NBM, then SCHONUNGEN 1935 1.P.R.SCH. The award is quite a large size, around 40 mm and is a nice design and construction. GBP 125.00(UK Pounds)

(S735) An German Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939, having the mark L/16 to it. The cross is nicely soldered up and retains most of its all of its original frosted and burnished finish. The cross comes complete with a piece of original ribbon and is in its LDO privately purchased Case of Issue. The LDO case is the two-piece paper hinged type of dark manufacture, with LDO under the lid and a pale orange flocked inner with cut out to take the cross. The cross sits in nicely. To the base, there are a couple of pieces of writing as well as a couple of sticky labels that have been stuck on and then removed. Nothing too serious. One of the harder LDO crosses to acquire. GBP 995.00 (UK Pounds)

(T116) A Knife, Fork, Spoon, Can Opener Set that all slot together. The set are of mixed heritage with the can opener being marked FBCM 41, with the eagle and swastika acceptance. The knife is marked on the blade for FR.BURBERG & CO METTMANN (FBCM) with the rust free signs etc, with no date. The fork is marked H & KH41 and has the eagle mark and is rust free and finally the spoon again with the army acceptance eagle to it as well as the mark FBCM 41. . They all slot together nicely. So of the four items 3 are from FBCM (41) and the fork is from H&KH41. These sets are very hard to acquire. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 199.00 (UK Pounds)

(T556) A Centre from an German NSKK Sleeve Badge being of pressed metal. The badge shows the 2nd pattern political eagle over a wheel. To the reverse, there are two prongs, which would be attached through to black material in the shape of a diamond. Often though, the badge was just stuck to the uniform. Scarce to acquire. Ideal for restoration. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(T658) An Infantry Assault Badge W marked to the bottom left hand side of the rifle butt. The badge has classic W type pin and hook fittings to the reverse and is quite a slim lightweight example. This type can be found in the Infantry Assault book Das Infanterie Sturmabzeichen by Sascha Weber on page 63. A nice example.SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 110.00 (U K POUNDS)
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(T672) A Late German West Wall Medal in Bronze. The medal is a nice example of the late issue being a plated zinc example with a good quality bronze finish. The medal is only slightly bubbling through age, but on the whole, is a very good example. The medal has a piece of original ribbon attached which is sewn up for wear. Harder to find these later ones with a good quality bronze plating as most have a bronze wash which fades. This must be one of the first 1944 issues. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(T681) A nice used example of a German NSDAP Party Badge maker marked RZM M134. The badge has its pin in working order. The mark is in raised digits and there is also the RZM mark. There are some enamel chips around the edge of the badge, which is only detectable by a magnifying glass and there are some enamel scratches showing general use. Priced for condition. GBP 85.00 (UK Pounds)

(T682) A German NSDAP Party Badge in late war Zinc construction. The badge which has been painted, is of nice quality but the paint is starting to flake. Other than this, in nice condition. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(T690) A Nice example of a used and worn privately purchased Iron Cross 1st Class for 1939 maker marked L/13 to the base of the cross on the reverse. The cross is nicely soldered up without damage and is of three piece frame construction with an iron centre. To the reverse, there is a top anti-rotation pin fitted and to the centre a screw post, with a screw disc fitting. The L/13 mark is stamped in. The cross still retains most of its black painted finish, although this has age crazed over the years. The silver frame has oxidised. Nice to find. GBP 350.00 (UK Pounds)

(T718) A nice example of a German WWII completely flat back Bronze Panzer Badge. The badge retains most of the bronze wash that has faded over the years. The badge also has a nice pin hinge and hook arrangement soldered to the reverse and has horizontal machine lines running from left to right. A nice quality die struck badge in very good condition. A nice variation for the panzer badge collector. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(T730) A German Luftwaffe Spoon in well worn condition. The spoon is magnetic and is marked to the reverse Rost Freier HMZ Stah. This is a bit worn but still readable. To the handle, there is the Luftwaffe 2nd pattern eagle holding a swastika. Nice display piece at an affordable price. GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(V77) A Rare to Find, German 1945 Mountain Troops Medal, being of a shield shaped design, showing to one side the following "1940 1945, with the mountain goat emblem and the wording " Bebirgs Nachrichten Abteilung 95" and on the next side Giechenland Kreta Ladoga-See Abruzzen and then West Alpen" and shows and edelweiss flower. This badge is of cast brass and of very nice quality and construction and shows this mountain troop's areas of service. Very scarce to find. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 395.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V151) A German Wehrmacht`s Eastern European probable Russian Other Ranks Cap Cockade for one of the Eastern units.. The cockade has several coloured rings, being red, black, red, black to the centre. Complete with its pin fixing to the reverse, the cockade is in very nice condition. Scarce to find. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)
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(V353) A Rumanian Russian Front Medal as issued to the Germans who along with the Rumanian forces, invaded the USSR in 1941. This award is of nice quality and construction, being an early example. The award shows a Rumanian woman to the front and a sword and the date 1941 to the reverxe. Complete with a piece of original ribbon and ribbon fixing loop. The award is in nice used but very good condition. GBP 47.50 (UK Pounds)
(MEDAL-CASES) Over the years we have had many collectors and dealers ask if we can supply replacement boxes and award cases for their medals. Also, others have asked what the best method of storage is for their investment. We have been approached by several suppliers of replacement cases, unfortunately, we have found the cases to be either of poor quality or priced far too highly, or both. However, one of the worlds leading suppliers of Third Reich Replacement Orders, medals and badge cases makers has recently got in touch with us and has offered to supply us with their products. We have found these examples to be of good quality and affordable. These cases offer real value for money, as not only do they protect your investment, but also show off the award to its best and the cases highly replicate the original award cases. This makes for a cracking display, they are good for storage and movement into the bargain. With some original cases costing several hundreds of pounds this means adding a case can be affordable, as well as practical. For more details please click on the image on the left

(Q2) A length of Mint Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939 ribbon of Red,White and Black. The ribbon is near mint and measures 28cm long, Enough for two awards. GBP 9.99 (UK Pounds)

(Q100) A full length of War Merit Cross ribbon. The ribbon is about 25 cm long and 3 cm wide. In mint condition we have a limited supply. GBP 6.00 (UK Pounds)

(Stickers) Part of a group of items, these sticker were used by the German police to show they had checked buildings for survivors and secured the premises. The stickers have 100% of their glue to the reverse and measure approx 15cm by 15cm. Priced at 3.00 each but for 10 or more they are priced at 2.50 each

 

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