Are Stamped "55" on the ring, these second class Iron Crosses have black painted enters and a magnetic core. With maker's mark 65 on the. It is a double decal 62 sized helmet with post war liner, Waffen SS and Croatian decals and SS RZM chinstrap. The Heer decal rates at 75% or better with dark red camo paint overtop in areas. I do believe it is made of silver, it had some tarnish on it when I recently discovered it again. The cross is maker marked with a 'WILM' indicating production by the company of 'H. Shop our wide selection of Wwi Iron Cross now! Shop Wwi Iron Cross on sale from eBay. $225 SOLD! This is a supper mint boxed 1925 General Gau Honor Badge. cased 1939 iron cross. (CS1560) An Iron Cross 2nd Class by the Maker 65 being the firm of Klein and Quenzer who as well as manufacturing iron crosses, produced the prestigious Knight's Cross. S Watie Chapter 1450 on it. It has a maker mark “D-W” on the suspension ring. Dagger comes with a portepee (bit worn) in the correct tie on the pumpkin colored handle which has no scrapes or cracks. Iron Cross 2nd Class with original ribbon, this is a non maker marked award and shows all the characteristics of more info 677 — German Eastern Front Medal "65″ Maker Marked. I came across a WWII iron cross second class with ribbon. The ring has the makers mark of 65 Klein und Quenzer A. In order to receive the Iron Cross 1st Class Heer and Waffen SS men would have to perform three to four further acts of courage from the one that earned him the 2nd Class. Description: This is a handsome, maker marked cutlass that measures 18 3/4” overall with a 13 5/8” single-edged blade having full-length etched panel game scenes on both sides (red deer on the obverse, foxes a. All orders are dispatched within 24 hours. German Military Relics Medals Awards Iron Cross 1st Class / EK1 WWII Mark L/59 Eisernes Kreuz 1. The Iron Cross medal was perhaps one of the most historically noteworthy military awards in Nazi Germany. This 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some age and some wear throughout. This is a gorgeous cross with a really cool “field” look, perfect for a combat display. (Iron Cross) This exhaustive list of 1914 EK2 Manufacturers was put together by my friend Jens. Constructed from five separte hand finished pieces. Browse our daily deals for even more savings! Free delivery and free returns on eBay Plus items!. There is an emblem that consists of a German cross (swastika?) with holly leaf and possibly oak leaf sprigs. Iron cross makers mark. - German WWII Iron Cross First Class Maker Marked 26: Original era manufacture. view 100,000+ antiques, souvenir, relic & more with detailed info and pictures, submitted by our users and friends all around the world. Case in superb condition with light wear. Non-magnetic center EK1 with a makers mark of 15 on the mounting pin, Friedrich Orth. Very rare Iron Cross 2nd Class on a traditional ribbon but made using WW1 frames and known as the Schinkel variation. Cross of Iron - 12 Facts About Germany's Best-Known Military Medal by MilitaryHistoryNow. Original Items: Only One Available. The case shows heavy wear and fading with surface corrosion to the metal fittings but all works fine and is not falling apart, overall in good solid condition but may not be the original to the cross? No maker marks. As any collector knows, to clean or restore a piece such as this one would destroy its history and value. This badge is in near-mint condition and would be impossible to upgrade. 162MABR1 - Two ribbon medal bar for Iron Cross 2ND Class and Eastern Front medal -$50. " at the throat. Iron Cross Second Class EKII, 1939 (Eisernes Kreuz II Klasse) with “65” stamped into the ring, which signifies the maker, “Klein & Quenzer”. Really excellent. Frosted finish on the reverse which is toned on the edges, and a clear makers mark on the wide pin, 26. I do believe it is made of silver, it had some tarnish on it when I recently discovered it again. The reverse side of the World War II medal had “1813” inscribed. Klasse" maker Klein & Quenzer in Box. Iron Cross 1st class (no makers mark). Nice condition Imperial EKII said to be manufactured by Klein und Quenzer, Idar-Oberstein (Dr Wernitz, The Iron Cross, The History and Significance of a Medal 1813-1870-1914). Core tests as magnetic. It is truly one of (if not the best) book on the Iron Cross award & Knights cross there is around with the wealth of information pouring out of every page. Very nice example of the 1st class Iron Cross. The silver frame has nice even dark patina. German group mounted as worn - WW1 Iron Cross 2nd Class maker marked, Bavarian Military Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class, plus an Honour Cross wi More details. This Iron Cross may look a little rough, but a cross like this tells a story all its own. I must say I was pretty surprised when I popped this out of the ground here in Northeast Ohio. 100% Original. Silverware or flatware is almost always marked, and you can read silver marks on your tableware or flatware with a keen eye or a magnifying glass, particularly if you know where to look. In post-World War II Germany, the Federal Republic of Germany prohibited the wearing of Nazi insignia. The Black badge was issued for 1st and 2nd wounds. The maker of this dagger is one of several early makers which are not identified by the company name on the blade and the hersteller number is unknown. Nice cross in very good condition!. WW2 German. This lot has a reserve. In good condition, Alcoso maker mark. The front of the stein displays a 1914 Iron Cross in relief. intelligence officers at the end of WWII. small chip to lacquer (left arm top on the reverse) and a rub to centre of the oak leafs. That there is no maker mark on the ring does not indicate, that it is a copy. $225 SOLD! This is a supper mint boxed 1925 General Gau Honor Badge. (CS1160) A Cased Iron Cross 1st Class by Jeweller. General Cloßner was highly decorated both in WW1 and WW2 being the 80th person to be presented with the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross in 1940 as the Commander of the 25th Infantry Division in the Battle of France. 1914 WW1 GERMAN Iron Cross Medal Award with Original Case - $349. (Mark on the lower cross arm of a Red Eagle Order 3rd class 2nd model) Mark of the gold manufacture Humbert & Sohn in Berlin. A very rare Latvian medal with helmet and swastikas on front and obverse of the medal the medal is maker marked on the front inner edge of the rim and dated 1921-1931 it has aquired a nice patina over gold wash finish it has a very ornate suspension bar with original ribbon and twin prong fixing pinI have never had one of these medals before in over 45 years a very unusual medal indeed. Envelope stamped with maker mark "Carl Poellath of Schrobenhausen" Awarded to mothers of the Third Reich with families consisting of 2 or more children, from December 1938 Both medal and envelope in exceptional undamaged condition. Klasse" in a dark blue color case which was issued early for Luftwaffe personnel. The reverse of the cross has no maker marks. Hammer & Sohne. He had a total of 191,000 shipping tons to his credit. Iron Cross Second Class EKII, 1939 (Eisernes Kreuz II Klasse) with “65” stamped into the ring, which signifies the maker, “Klein & Quenzer”. All Fishing Tackle; Fly Fishing Tackle. cased 1939 iron cross. Marked 800 and maker's mark L/12. These are high grade badges, with nice detail and featuring correct clasp/pin on the back. (Iron Cross) This exhaustive list of 1914 EK2 Manufacturers was put together by my friend Jens. This Wound badge is die struck in solid brass with a silvered finish and has the correct pin and makers code mark on the reverse. WW1 1914 Silver Iron Cross Second Class, 800 and unclear makers mark on ring: £60: WW1 1914 Silver Iron Cross Second Class, No Makers Mark: £60: WW2 1939 Iron Cross First Class, iron core with case and marked 15 on pin. WW2 German. Since it was a breast badge, it was void of design on the reverse with the possible exception of the silver content number or manufacturer's code. German WW2 Iron Cross 1939 2nd Class Maker 100. Conversions of fob watches into wristwatches occurred at the start of the Great War in 1914. The craftsmanship was good but not remarkable. 1000 % ORIGINAL German Iron Cross 2nd. Is there any sure way to tell if it is real or not? Makers marks or the like?. All prongs present. RADMilitaria is a buisness which offers Militaria starts from the Napoleonic Wars up to the WW2 Battlefield relics. All orders are dispatched within 24 hours. Constructed from five separte hand finished pieces. He had a total of 191,000 shipping tons to his credit. WW2 Iron Cross 1st Class in excellent to unworn condition, complete with its untitled award box. vaulted case for a ww2 german iron cross 1st class, with makers mark j godet & son, good condition with general wear. Iron Cross 2nd Class Makers markings. The Implement, Intrenching, pattern 1908 - Head, Mark II replaced the Mark I issue with List of Changes entry §15905, dated 4th August 1911 Note that this is similar to the Mark 1 Stores Ref. Jews were forbidden to practice certain professions and in 1936, Maier's trading license was revoked. B098: M-DRK (German Red Cross) Buckle. vaulted case for a ww2 german iron cross 1st class, with makers mark j godet & son, good condition with general wear. Conversions of fob watches into wristwatches occurred at the start of the Great War in 1914. Out of stock. WW2 German National Socialist War Victim's Care (NSKOV) 25 year membrship pin. The following table lists the German M1884/98 III bayonet makers, their maker's marks, and years of production observed to date. ek1 maker mark l/11 ldo private purchase cross, note also this cross has been bent back on all four arms by the recipient for a better look/better fit to uniform. WWII Iron Cross second class makers mark 65 and WWII German Belt Buckle along with a WW1 Ger in webuy2auction @ Re (18 Dec 16) by webuy2auction. They were in business from 1799 on and competed with Hossauer. WW1 Iron Cross 2nd Class (Eisernes Kreuz 2. Known makers marks found on Iron Crosses 2nd Class 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, 11,15,16,19,20,22,23,24,25,26,27,33,35,40,41,42,44,45,49,52,55,56,65,66,75,76,80,93,94,96,98,100,103,106, 108,113,120,122,123,125,128,137,138, & L/11, L/12, L/13, L/16, L/56, L/58. This is a very rare and complete original World War II Nazi German 1st Class Iron Cross Badge. Dimensions 63. Ferd Wiedmann, Frankfurt. In the case of the German Cross in Gold, the swastika was replaced by a small Iron Cross 1957 while the Silver Division was resigned to bear the War Merit Cross without swords. Cross is in fine unworn condition, broad pin. IRONCROSS #32234 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross. German wwii oakleaves & swords to the knights cross. First instituted in 1813, the Iron Cross was revised in World War I to include the 1914 date and again in 1939 to add the swastika & new date. Make Offer - WW1 Imperial German badge Knight Iron cross 1914 award WWII medal ribbon Lot of 3 Original Visor Cap Badge and 2;1813/1870 Iron Crosses 2nd Class,Marked. Although un-marked, the badge appears to be in Silver and is of outstanding quality. German Swords and Sword Makers: Edged Weapon Makers from the 14th to the 20th Centuries. This is an excellent quality reproduction of the best known award of World War II: the German Iron Cross, or EKI (Eiserne Kreuz I)!. To the reverse is maker marked for "B. WW2 German Iron Cross 1. The Iron Cross is double maker marked, WILM to ribbon ring and S to eye ring. Hindenburg Cross, with swords. Excellent condition. As any collector knows, to clean or restore a piece such as this one would destroy its history and value. The Iron Cross First Class often has the LDO number stamped (incised or incuse relief) into the pin, or sometimes on the back of the lower arm. 1939 Breast Star to the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross. High quality reproduction 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Nice condition Imperial EKII said to be manufactured by Klein und Quenzer, Idar-Oberstein (Dr Wernitz, The Iron Cross, The History and Significance of a Medal 1813-1870-1914). The reverse of the badge has no makers marks. Two German Kyffhauser Bund 25 year 1 pin back silver and gold finish, maker mark, 1 mint with stick more info 68415 — NS Reichskriegerbund in silver for 25 years. Iron Cross 1st Gallery Iron Cross 1st Spanges Iron Cross 2nd Gallery Iron Cross 2nd Spanges Knight's Cross Gallery Oak Leaves, Swords, & Diamonds Order of the German Eagle Ribbon Bar Chart Shields/Cuff Titles Award/Medal Maker Marks Daggers & Swords Dagger Id Guide Miniature Dagger Id Guide Dagger Blade Mottos Maker/Distributor Marks SA/NSKK. The Iron Cross 1st Class rests on a cream-colored flocked insert. Picture 2 is the Iron Cross Second Class (Eisernes Kreuz 2. 101 GERMAN WW2 NAZI IRON CROSS FIRST CLASS IN ITS ORIGINAL CASE A fine quality WW2 NAZI German Iron cross FIRST CLASS Makers mark to the rear below the catch (L/11: Wilhelm Deumer Ludenscheid) ) Original frosted silver finish. This 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some age and some wear throughout. This medal bar features a 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class with bow ribbon, and an 18-Year Armed Forces Long Service Medal with bow ribbon. Medal Makers after WW2. Giel's Militaria is a buy and sell platform which has been created out of years of experience and an appreciation for military antiques. This is an apolitical forum for discussions on the Axis nations and related topics hosted by the Axis History Factbook in cooperation with Christian Ankerstjerne's Panzerworld and Christoph Awender's WW2 day by day. Biz online Store - German Items: German M40 Waffen SS Croatian Helmet: This is a genuine German WW2 helmet painted originally in field green and repainted post WW2 in white winter camouflage colour. Get quality WW2 Iron Cross 1st Class reproduction from union militaria. Durante: A nice example of a wartime Close Combat Clasp by the well known C. Constructed from five separte hand finished pieces. This Wound badge is die struck in solid brass with a silvered finish and has the correct pin and makers code mark on the reverse. In many cases,. Klasse, or EK2 or EKII). Marked L/11 for Wilhelm Deumer. Great condition, but no maker mark. WW2 German Kriegsmarine( Navy)Officer Whipcord Tunic. Class medal. only postage. I still believe, that the cross is original. 44 mm wide white metal cross pattée with a blackened cross pattée (some service wear to face) within a hatched border imposed; the face with a central ‘W’ (for Wilhelm), a crown above, the date ‘1914’ below; the reverse with a pin for wear, maker’s marked L/11 (Wilhelm. Knights Cross of the Iron Cross medal in case. Iron Cross 1st class. This is an excellent copy of a prototype award- a specimen of which was discovered in Austria by U. GERMAN WW2 ANTIQUE IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS. The black part does seem to be magnetic, the silver part is not. This is an excellent quality reproduction of the best known award of World War II: the German Iron Cross, or EKI (Eiserne Kreuz I)!. Medal and Badge Fixing Methods Juncker Knights Cross study. Jews were forbidden to practice certain professions and in 1936, Maier's trading license was revoked. Listed below are the areas to which I can help identify such badges, insignia, medals etc. The front center of the medal depicts a swastika, in high relief, as well as the date 1939, which is the date when Hitler re-instituted the Iron Cross for WW2. WW2 Iron Cross First Class Screw Back, L59, Alois A nice well used example with tight frame and a nice amount of period factory paint to the core, frame has nice patina. Nice cross in very good condition!. Cross reference to W-147. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross or RK was instituted by Adolf Hitler at the outbreak of World War II on September 1st, 1939(*2). Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross and 2 WWI iron Cross Spange Combinations. excellent condition. This is an excellent copy of a prototype award- a specimen of which was discovered in Austria by U. convex wreath and more defined feather detailing. While commanding 12th Company, Infantry Regiment 6, he was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross (Medal of Honor equivalent) on March 21, 1942 for extreme bravery during combat in the Demyansk Pocket. Om WW2 German Iron Cross 1. The marker that was placed on his grave was an old one, and it had Gen. Super looking Near-Mint Iron Cross First Class, 1939 version, that is maker marked "L/11" on the back of the badge under the catch. The Iron Cross employed during WWII is very similar to that used in WWI. Yes, there were two different types of German World War II merit and bravery medals issued with each having several different variations. (CS1560) An Iron Cross 2nd Class by the Maker 65 being the firm of Klein and Quenzer who as well as manufacturing iron crosses, produced the prestigious Knight's Cross. Terms & Conditions; ITEMS FOR SALE. Hammer & Sohne. I don't see any marker marks with that number listed, wondering if something if not right with the medal. You may also like German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross II. This is a blade marked version. On the reverse, the coke bottle pin is standard for this maker, and the clasp is strong and firm, with the Wilhelm Deumer L/11 mark stamped clearly beneath it. And is a must for any medal collection came in 3 variations, with swords,. An Original German WW2 Period maker marked Iron Cross 1st Class : An Original German WW2 Period Silver Drivers Proficiency Badge : WW1 1916 German Token-Gold I gave for War Iron I took for Honor : An Original German WW2 Period maker marked War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords: An Original German WW1 maker marked 1914-1918 Honour War Cross. These pin back badges are die struck in one piece and have an aged, antique finish with a black painted centre. It was to recognize and honor the individuals who were wounded in combat for the Fatherland. WW2 German Panzer tank badge. A rare cased German Cross in Silver by Zimmermann - Marked 20 underneath pin and with its trademark four hollow rivets on the reverse. The design of US Navy Officer’s buttons prior to WWII, in use from 1852 until 1941, was an eagle facing left standing on a horizontal anchor. The 1957 Regulations for German Medals The Marking of Medal Cases /Boxes. The cross is complete with its original confectioned 'Austrian-styled' ribbon as found. And that you cannot move the core is also not unusual, just good production work. German WWII Iron Cross Second Class with Full Length Ribbon (MM1227) Description: German WWII Iron Cross Second Class with Full Length Ribbon. I've seen an iron cross 2nd Class with a maker mark 2 and 5. 1000 % ORIGINAL German Iron Cross 2nd. HOME PAGE; Imperial and WWII German 12 Place Ribbon Bar. The cross measures 2 1/2" (63mm) square across the arms. Albert Goodwin Collection [146] A Gentleman's Collection; A Comprehensive Selection of 20th Century American Gallantry & Casualty Awards [127] A Fine Collection of American Society & Association Membership Badges. Click on each manufacturer to see an example of the cross. " on Pinterest. the case has no scuffing to the outside whatsoever, silver cross to its lid, inside there is some separation to the flocking where the hinge is. All Concealed Carry; Concealed Carry Clothing; Concealed Carry Clothing for Women; Concealed Carry Holsters; Concealed Carry Purses; Fishing Tackle. Iron Cross 1st Gallery Iron Cross 1st Spanges Iron Cross 2nd Gallery Iron Cross 2nd Spanges Knight's Cross Gallery Oak Leaves, Swords, & Diamonds Order of the German Eagle Ribbon Bar Chart Shields/Cuff Titles Award/Medal Maker Marks Daggers & Swords Dagger Id Guide Miniature Dagger Id Guide Dagger Blade Mottos Maker/Distributor Marks SA/NSKK. Manufacturer's Markings on the 1914 1st Klasse Eiserne Kreuz (Iron Cross) A great many 1914 EK1 were manufactured in the Third Reich era and will be found with various markings which are outside of the scope of this reference. German Cross 1957. For everyday wear, only the ribbon was worn from the second hole in the tunic button. Re: WW2 Nazi Medals for sale From the angle of the photo I thought that the cross had a bend to it, which was common by some makers, even with needle-back models. Description. g010179 iron cross 2nd class, 1914. GERMAN MEDAL MAKERS & THEIR MARKS 1813-1957 (VOL 1) Pricing & History. At the bottom is the date "1813", which was the date of inception. In order to receive the Iron Cross 1st Class Heer and Waffen SS men would have to perform three to four further acts of courage from the one that earned him the 2nd Class. 3 piece construction with iron center. other than that is is VERY CLEAN. g005980 iron cross 2nd class, 1914 'n'. WW1 IMPERIAL GERMAN stamped SMLE RIFLE BUTT IRON C. Leather buffer is still present. A Mothers Cross Bronze Class with envelope of issue - material bronze & enamel - original, period, full length ribbon. Since it was a breast badge, it was void of design on the reverse with the possible exception of the silver content number or manufacturer's code. The Iron Cross has its original retaining ring, with ribbon of black center, with two lines of white and black, which go outward on the edges. 00 This cross came from one of our regulars who has a very advanced Iron Cross collection. HOME PAGE; Imperial and WWII German 12 Place Ribbon Bar. Frosted finish on the reverse which is toned on the edges, and a clear makers mark on the wide pin, 26. convex wreath and more defined feather detailing. Iron Cross Automotive's Patriot Board. These marks became compulsory by 1888. And is a must for any medal collection came in 3 variations, with swords,. Reproduction Close Combat Clasp- This is die-struck and con-caved just like the originals, and feature maker marks, wide back pin and superb detail. Here we have an German WW1 2nd class iron cross and dug merit cross. If you are looking for a cross that has seen its fair share of things during ww2 look no further. DISCLAIMER: Military Antiques Museum has no sympathies with any past or present parties or military regimesexcept the United States of America! Our items are offered for historical, educational, reference, or collecting value only. More Photos. Really excellent. The EK and Russian front are maker marked "L/16" for the Steinhauer & Lück firm of Lüdenscheid. Item # Ger-174 (95). In order to receive the Iron Cross 1st Class Heer and Waffen SS men would have to perform three to four further acts of courage from the one that earned him the 2nd Class. An original WW2 German Iron Cross second class with ribbon. The 1/2 liter pewter stein is approximately 7 1/4 inches tall, including the thumb lift. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Original German Iron Cross 2nd with ribbon. This is an apolitical forum for discussions on the Axis nations and related topics hosted by the Axis History Factbook in cooperation with Christian Ankerstjerne’s Panzerworld and Christoph Awender's WW2 day by day. WW2 German Iron Cross 1. Punch mark of the famous Prussian jeweler and order decorations maker Hossauer. This 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some age and some wear throughout. Good high quality detail & finish. Listed below are the areas to which I can help identify such badges, insignia, medals etc. Yes, there were two different types of German World War II merit and bravery medals issued with each having several different variations. genuine postcard size photograph of a ww1 german soldier in a guards regiment, as denoted by the guard litzen on the collar. Get quality WW2 Iron Cross 1st Class reproduction from union militaria. , in black box of… NZ$625. WW2 German Kriegsmarine( Navy)Officer Whipcord Tunic. Nice 100% original E. Original bars are now scarce. The Iron Cross is absolutely pristine with an immaculate stove black iron center and an attractively age toned silver frame. The Iron Cross 1939 was similar in shape to its predecessors, that is a Maltese Cross (more accurately a Formee Cross), of course with the significant exception that the old crown, oak leaves and initials that were the heart of all previous Imperial Prussian Crosses were replaced by a new set of features centered around the Nazi Swastika. Knight's Cross Guide This is an identification guide for the eight different makers of the official award version of the Knight's Cross. Espenlaub Militaria supplies collectors from all over the world and foremost museums including the Belgian Royal Museum of the Armed Forces, Gdansk Museum of the WW2, Estonian Museums and others European private and state museums with 20'th century German and Russian militaria. All Fly Fishing Tackle; Fly Fishing Flies; Fly Fishing Reels; Fly Fishing Rod & Reel Combos. Hammer & Sohne. Before buying, it is best to make sure and get a good book or two on the subject, and to view as many (original) iron crosses as possible, before being sure as to whether a piece is original or not. The base bears the impressed maker mark of Gebruder Thannhauser of Munchen. Here is a list of 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class makers markings. First instituted in 1813, the Iron Cross was revised in World War I to include the 1914 date and again in 1939 to add the swastika and new date. wwii german iron cross - first class - The Iron Cross has long been held as a symbol for bravery in combat, The Germans have been employing it as an award since the 1800's. The maker of this dagger is one of several early makers which are not identified by the company name on the blade and the hersteller number is unknown. Get the best deal for German WWII Collectable Medals (1939-1945) from the largest online selection at eBay. Knights Cross salesIron Crosses for sale in fine condition, Knights Cross sold to a private collector with a distinguished collection, German Cross. It has no maker mark on the back. IRONCROSS #32234 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross. FREE Iron Cross Ww1 Sale Prices, Values & Valuation. First instituted in 1813, the Iron Cross was revised in World War I to include the 1914 date and again in 1939 to add the swastika & new date. These are die-struck badges with L/40 maker mark. The craftsmanship was good but not remarkable. I don't know, just doesn't seem to be made of cheap pot metal. The Spange was manufactured in “stay bright” alloy and black paint was applied to the center Cross. View product. This is a very rare and complete original World War II Nazi German 1st Class Iron Cross Badge. Our products feature makers marks, proper finshes and some of the finest detail on the market today. Rump” scratched on the reverse, 3 o’clock position and maker mark of “KO” in the 6 o’clock position. Came with Red Cross Flag which was also captured by Canadian Dieppe and Liberation of Holland veteran (who owned commando dagger also pictured. Iron Cross 1. Suspension ring with slightly convex ends and '800' fineness mark. 6) Grade V, 100 Engagements Panzer Assault badge, with "JFS" (Josef Feix & Sohne Gablonz) maker's mark. It comes with its original case. GERMAN WWII IRON CROSS 1st CLASS 1939 - ORIGINAL. If you are aware of any manufacturer's that are not on this list, please let me know so that I can add them. First instituted in 1813, the Iron Cross was revised in World War I to include the 1914 date and again in 1939 to add the swastika and new date. It has a maker mark "D-W" on the suspension ring. - German WWII Iron Cross First Class Maker Marked 26: Original era manufacture. ' - with original full length period ribbon. GERMAN MEDAL MAKERS & THEIR MARKS 1813-1957 (VOL 1) Pricing & History. 32 postage. I still believe, that the cross is original. 44 mm wide white metal cross pattée with a blackened cross pattée (some service wear to face) within a hatched border imposed; the face with a central ‘W’ (for Wilhelm), a crown above, the date ‘1914’ below; the reverse with a pin for wear, maker’s marked L/11 (Wilhelm. Re: WW2 Nazi Medals for sale From the angle of the photo I thought that the cross had a bend to it, which was common by some makers, even with needle-back models. MAKER: ST&L (STEINHAUER & LUCK). The liner has the original drawstring however it is broken. its very rare makers mark "FW" in the ring ingraved and with its original ribbon. Fallschirmjager. The Iron Cross 1st Class is a rare badge as it was only awarded to courageous behavior in action. Please note that many German medals and awards have other maker marks than the LDO numbers listed above and many don't have maker marks at all. Medal and Badge Fixing Methods Juncker Knights Cross study. This Iron Cross may look a little rough, but a cross like this tells a story all its own. 100% Original. Screwback fastener. Original German WWII Awards and Insignia. The paper packet is titled, “Eisernes Kruez / 2. Except for a few rare early examples, all crosses by these makers have a 2 piece silver frame around a magnetic iron core. The Iron Cross that was awarded during World War II has a swastika in the center. The Implement, Intrenching, pattern 1908 - Head, Mark II replaced the Mark I issue with List of Changes entry §15905, dated 4th August 1911 Note that this is similar to the Mark 1 Stores Ref. Germany WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class - F maker mark Written by anguspm. Iron Cross 1. Unmarked 938 silver frame with an iron core. DISCLAIMER: Military Antiques Museum has no sympathies with any past or present parties or military regimesexcept the United States of America! Our items are offered for historical, educational, reference, or collecting value only. Watie's grave was not necessarily the original. Class medal. The cross is complete with its original confectioned 'Austrian-styled' ribbon as found. excellent condition. WW2 Iron Cross First Class Screw Back, L59, Alois A nice well used example with tight frame and a nice amount of period factory paint to the core, frame has nice patina. Suspension eye marked 'A' (for Wienna). 1205MTp14 - Iron Cross 1st & 2nd Class with War Merit Cross 1st w/o Swords. In 1886 the use of individual city marks was abolished and replaced by the national mark (reichsmark) of a crescent moon & crown mark (Halbmond und Krone) representing the entire German state. Bar to the Iron Cross (Spange zum Eisernen Kreuz) The Bar to the Iron Cross was used to indicate the award of the 1st or 2nd class Iron Cross to someone who won the same decoration in the First World War. WWII GERMAN BADGE & IRON CROSS LOT WWII German Infantry Assault badge ( no makers mark). Dagger comes with a portepee (bit worn) in the correct tie on the pumpkin colored handle which has no scrapes or cracks. The loop has no content or maker marks. This Wound badge is die struck in solid brass with a silvered finish and has the correct pin and makers code mark on the reverse. Original bars are now scarce. It was found by my father when he was a World War II soldier in France in 1944. GERMAN WW1 Penant - Iron Cross 1914 enamelled Miniature - Hoch Deutschland - $27. Nice replica of the 1st class German Iron cross, aged pattern. Iron cross 2nd class (Also known as EK2 - Eisner Kreuz Zweite Klasse) from manufacturer KO whose manufacturing mark can be found stamped into the ribbon ring. BAR TO THE GERMAN WW2 IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS A WW2 German IRON CROSS BAR for the 2nd class Iron Cross No makers mark. Map of Germany Showing Key Medal Production Regions. We strive to offer you an interesting mix of Antique weapons, medals, armour, polearms, swords, German and British WW1 and WW2 items, including some rarer items at sensible prices. The two German medals are an Iron Cross (a fairly common medal for Germans in WWII) and another medal for bravery.