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eMedals-Germany, Imperial. A Medal Bar

Item: G43288

Germany, Imperial. A Medal Bar

Sale Date: July 19, 2019 Hammer Price

$79

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Germany, Imperial. A Medal Bar

(Ordensschnalle). A medal bar featuring two decorations, including a 1914 Iron Cross II Class, constructed of iron and silver, on loop for suspension with its period original ribbon, consisting of a Cross Pattée with a blackened magnetic iron core inside of a ribbed silver frame, the obverse with a central initial “W”, the six o’clock arm with a reinstitution date of “1914”, the twelve o’clock arm with a royal crown, the reverse with three central oak leaves, the six o’clock arm with an initial institution date of “1813”, the twelve o’clock arm with initials “FW” topped by a royal crown, unmarked, measuring 43.07 mm (w) x 46.78 mm (h); a Baden Cross for Voluntary War Assistance 1914, constructed of gilded zink on loop for suspension with its period original ribbon, consisting of a Cross Pattée with pebbled arms, the obverse with a central Geneva Cross, flanked by dates “1914-1916”, the six o’clock arm with a Baden coat of arms, the twelve o’clock arm with a royal crown, the reverse with a central monogram of Grand Duke Friedrich II, unmarked, measuring 39.06 mm (w) x 43.02 mm (h), weighing 13.3 grams, some loss of gilt evident, both set on a 75 mm-long trapezoidal magnetic metal bar with a horizontal pinback, in overall better than very fine condition.
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