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Title Oversize Iron Cross, 2nd class
Nationality German
Period 1939
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This is an extremely rare pattern (46mm wide, as against 43/44mm wide for later issues) was made in the early months of WW2 and is maker marked '24' for Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Hanauer Plaketten-Hersteller. This cross was particularly popular with officers who did not wish to wear their Knight's Cross in the field.

This cross was particularly popular with officers who did not wish to wear their Knight's Cross in the field, so wore this instead. Both faces of the cross have been repainted. However, this does not essentially detract from what is a totally genuine medal. There is a small piece of original ribbon, somewhat delapidated.

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 buckle arrived today, thanks for the fast dispatch, a nice addition to my collection

L M, Channel Islands, 09.04.2016

Dear Chris, truncheon arrived safe and sound yesterday... what a beauty! I look forward to our next transaction.

C C, Australia, 18.09.2012

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