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Germany, Imperial. A Lot of Medals and Decorations

Sale Date: October 11, 2019 Hammer Price

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Germany, Imperial. A Lot of Medals and Decorations

Prussia, Kingdom. An Iron Cross, II Class, c. 1914. (PREUSSEN. Eisernes Kreuz, II. Klasse). Instituted 10 March 1813 by King Friedrich Wilhelm III. White metal cross pattée with magnetic core, with a blackened cross pattée within a hatched border imposed, the obverse centre bears the cipher “W” (for Wilhelm), the 12 o’clock arm bears the royal crown, the 6 o’clock arm bears “1914”, the reverse centre bears an oak branch, the 12 o’clock the crowned cipher “FW” (for Friedrich WIlhelm), the 6 o’clock arm bears 1813, maker marked “N” on suspension ring for Neun, measuring 43 mm (w) x 47.01 mm (h), weighing 17.3 g, good; Oldernburg, Grand Duchy. A Grand Duchy of Oldenburg Friedrich August Cross, II Class, c. 1914,(Grossherzogtum Oldenburg, Friedrich August-Kreuz, II Klasse). Instituted 24 September 1914 by Grand Duke Friedrich August II. 1914 Issue. A blackened cross paty made of iron, a laurel wreath lay between the arms, the obverse centre bears the cipher “FA” (for Grand Duke Friedrich August II), the 12 o’clock arm bears the Oldenburg crown, the 6 o’clock arm bears “1914”, the reverse is plain, unmarked, measuring 39/34 mm (w) x 44.25 mm (h), weighing 24.2 g, very fine; Germany, Imperial. A Wound Badge, III Class, c. 1926. (Verwundetenabzeichen). Instituted 3 March 1918 by Kaiser Wilhelm II. An ovular badge constructed of blackened iron, a laurel wreath border tied with a ribbon at the bottom, the centre bears an Imperial helmet superimposed over a pair of upwards-facing crossed swords, the background of the centre is pebbled, the reverse bears a vertical pinback with round wire catch, measuring 38.05 mm (w) x 43.81 mm (h), weighing 10.4 g, very fine.
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