Scarce Prussian Golden Military Merit Cross Group
Scarce Prussian Golden Military Merit Cross Group - Very fine and extensive Prussian Golden Military Merit Cross (NCO’s Pour le Mérite) Group of awards and documents, Soldbuch and photos, awarded to Vizefeldwebel Wilhelm Affeldt, Danziger Infantrie Regiment Nr. 128: Medal bar group of three, mounted as worn by the recipient, comprising: Golden Military Merit Cross, in silver gilt, bottom arm marked 938 W (Wagner), textbook example, in very fine condition; Iron Cross 2nd. Cl. 1914, magnetic; Hindenburg Cross with Swords; Iron Cross 1st. Cl. 1914, magnetic, flat, maker marked, in case of issue; wound badge black grade, magnetic; miniature (15mm) of Golden Military Merit Cross, in bronze gilt, mounted for button hole wear; his Soldbuch, issued in 1916, full of entries, with all pages, cover detached but present, in fair/good condition; award document for EKII 1914 (1915); award document for Black Wound Badge (1918); award document for EKI 1914 (1918); certified document for the Golden Military Merit Cross, issued by the municipality of Steinhagen (Westphalia) in 1934; award document for Kyffhäuser War Commemorative Medal (1924); award document for Hindenburg Cross (1935); award documents for the bronze and silver Kyffhäuser Association shooting honor pins (1938); award document for SA shooting competition in 1944; document giving him permission to call himself Leutnant of the reserve; Kyffhäuser Association honor document (1963); Kyffhäuser Association merit cross 2nd. Cl. award document (1963); approximately 10 photos of his unit, comrades (from WWI to circa 1960); several newspapers clippings from local newspapers, some with his photo, describing his exploits in WWI; another approximately 20 diverse booklets & documents, mostly regarding his Golden Merit Cross – statutes, invitations, letters, mostly covering 1930-45 period; very fine and extensive group to a known Golden Merit Cross recipient, with all awards and documents in very fine or better condition.