An Absolutely Mint Iron Cross 1939 by Scarce Maker Berg & Nolte in its Original Packet of Issue
An absolutely mint Iron Cross 1939 Second Class in top condition by a scarce and desirable maker; silver frame with a blackened iron core (magnetic); on loop for suspension (marked “40” for Berg & Nolte, Lüdenscheid); with mint and unused period-original ribbon; measuring 43.88 mm x 43.82 mm; weighing 18.0 grams; with the core loose, but otherwise mint condition. Accompanied by its original packet of issue; the obverse embossed in Gothic script “Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse 1939” in black ink and marked with pencil “Lt. Hoffmann, 44694”; the with the maker’s details “Berg & Nolte, Lüdenscheid”; measuring 133 mm x 105 mm; mint condition.