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Title Iron Cross, 2nd class, 1939
Nationality German
Period c 1939-45
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Good clean example with virtually perfect paintwork and some original lacquer finish to silver frame. This was the basic grade of Iron Cross of which some five million were awarded in WW2. This is not maker marked. The ribbon is a clean, original piece of cotton.

Interestingly enough, this particular award is rarely found as a competently made fake. There were a few pieces made in France in the early 1970s from original dies with triple figure identical number maker punches, eg 666.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Medals : Third Reich : Wehrmacht]

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The sword [knot] arrived today, very pleased with it. Your service is very quick and you are always a pleasure to buy from.

M H, UK, 20.01.2011

The bayonet arrived safely this morning, it's excellent and exactly what I've been looking for, I'm very pleased with it! ... I've bookmarked your site and will keep a regular check to see what you have.

S A, UK, 05.01.2006

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