A War Merit Cross Second Class with Packet

Item #G24945

$45
Tombac, 49 mm, independent original ribbon, all traces of bronzing is gone due to extensive corrosion, as found. Wrapped in tissue paper, in its paper packet of issue, inscribed in black ink "Kriegs=Berdienstkreuz 2. Klasse ohne Schwerter" on the front panel, the maker's identification having been cut out of the back panel, separation evident on two sides, lightly soiled, undulated, packet fair.