A Federal Republic Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross; 1957 Issue
A Federal Republic Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross; 1957 Issue - Silver frame, non-magnetic, gilt oakleaves with inset glass stones substituting for diamonds, 48.5 mm x 85.5 mm, independent ribbon, all stones are intact, near mint. In its hardshelled case of issue, recessed medal bed, case also near mint. Footnote: These "de-nazified" awards were issued by the Federal Republic of Germany in 1957 for Veterans wear, as Second World War awards were not allowed to be worn. They were awarded only to German Veterans entitled to such awards during the War. Production of these awards ceased in 1986.