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Item: G41827

Saxony, Kingdom. A Saxony General Honour Cross Medal Bar

Sale Date: May 3, 2019 Hammer Price

$117

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Saxony, Kingdom. A Saxony General Honour Cross Medal Bar

(Ordensschnalle). A Saxony, First World War period medal bar, presenting three decorations, including a Saxony General Honour Cross with Swords, constructed of gilded bronze, presenting as a cross urdy, with swords crossing through the centre, the obverse centre presenting the crowned monogram AR for Albertus Rex, the reverse presenting the Saxony coat of arts, encircled by a wreath of oak leaves, measuring 38.42 mm (w) x 42.62 mm (h), and in near extremely fine condition. An Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918, constructed of magnetic metal, consisting of a cross pattée, the obverse with central dates of 1914 1918 inside of a laurel wreath, with crossed swords piercing the centre, the reverse maker marked G 11, measuring 37.56 mm (w) x 37.23 mm (h), and in extremely fine condition A 1914 Iron Cross, II Class, constructed of iron and silver, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon, consisting of a cross pattée with a blackened magnetic iron core within 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, maker marked W. & S. for Wagner & Sohn on loop, measuring 42.41 mm (w) x 42.22 mm (h), and in very fine condition. All on loops for suspension from period original, parade-mounted ribbons, set on a 117 mm-long magnetic metal bar with a horizontal pinback and green felt backer, in near extremely fine condition.
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