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Title Iron Cross, 2nd class, 1939
Nationality German
Period 1939-45
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This clean cross, together with a short piece of original ribbon, is maker marked '11' on the ring, for Grossmann of Vienna. This was the basic gallantry award in the hierarchy that led up to the award of the Knight's Cross. The 1813 date on the reverse commemorates the institution of the award in the Napoleonic Wars.

The silver rim is somewhat tarnished with age, but the paintwork is intact throughout.

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


[Militaria : Medals : Third Reich : Wehrmacht]

testimonials

My order arrived this morning, thanks for the prompt delivery.

Two excellent original pieces, I must say.

Buckle is in minty condition retaining so much detail esp plummage on eagle's neck and chest, like to see those 'creases' on the legs also... a beautiful example of an early O&C buckle.

Belt is very interesting, rather thin, CROUPON stamped and also behind the tongue...maybe Allegmeine but no SS markings as you state. Beautiful piece none the less.

Thanks for a speedy transaction Chris, I am very happy with my purchase :)

B M, United Kingdom, 26.10.2018

I wanted to thank you for the perfect service that you did selling and packing the swords. Everything worked perfect. At the airport I had no troubles at all, the airline took the package without been astonished at all.

H S, Austria, 19.10.2007

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