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This page is screaming at me for a picture of the ring! my precious.... -Damien Vryce 18:48, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Correction needed (maybe)[edit]

"often reaching up to £4,500 in value" The little "£" thingie isn't showing up in the article text for me. Not sure if it's on my end or not.

Basesurge 09:09, 18 January 2007 (UTC)

Correction needed (maybe) (more)[edit]

The "thingie" I referred to above (which is not showing up here eithr) is a "Pound Sterling sign" (one of those squiggly "L"s).

Basesurge 09:09, 18 January 2007 (UTC)

Accompanying letter[edit]

Information about the accompanying letter is missing in the article.

Fair use rationale for Image:Deathsheadring.jpg[edit]

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Merger needed[edit]

This article and Totenkopf Ring should be merged. Both are at a similar state of development, but I think that the latter should be merged into this article, since this article's title is the official name of the ring.Wormcast (talk) 18:22, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

Inaccurate information[edit]

According to the article Himmler specifically instructed this ring to be worn on the left with symbolization to a wedding ring in mind: "Also, this ring symbolized possession of those who wore it, similar in many ways to a wedding ring, which is why Himmler specifically instructed the ring to be worn on the left." This is obviously an error made by someone assuming the same rule applies to all. The problem is that in German culture the wedding ring is worn on the right hand, as this is the hand you present to people. When meeting someone for the first time you shake hands (always right hands) and through this the marriage status can be made known. Americans and British wear wedding rings on the left hand. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:50, 23 March 2010 (UTC)