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1914 Iron Cross 1st Class

1914 Iron Cross 1st Class

1914 Iron Cross 1st Class

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$ 350,00
EUR 332,79
GBP 287,74
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DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
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PERIOD until 1918
COUNTRY Imperial Germany
MATERIAL iron, silver
DIMENSIONS 42.1 x 42.2 mm
OEK 1908
MAKER
WEIGHT 17.1 g
US LOT
EAN 3000000006061
US LOT
PERIOD until 1918
COUNTRY Imperial Germany
EAN 3000000006061
MATERIAL iron, silver
DIMENSIONS 42.1 x 42.2 mm
OEK 1908
MAKER
WEIGHT 17.1 g
PERIOD until 1918
COUNTRY Imperial Germany
US LOT
MATERIAL iron, silver
DIMENSIONS 42.1 x 42.2 mm
EAN 3000000006061
OEK 1908
MAKER
WEIGHT 17.1 g
Imperial Germany
1914 Iron Cross 1st Class


Description

This Iron Cross 1st Class, 1914, is made from blackened Iron core in a silver frame. The makers mark “WS” for Wagner and Son in Berlin is punched into the reverse of the cross next to the needle hook. A almost mint condition, certainly never worn cross in original case of issue and the rare cardboard shipping case.

Fantastic condition with great patina and character.


Condition
1-
Historical information
Award period
1914 - 1924
OEK
1908
Institution date
March 17, 1813
Instituted by
King Frederick William III of Prussia

King Frederick William III of Prussia initially created the Iron Cross as a military decoration on March 17, 1813, during the Napoleonic Wars. The Iron Cross was also awarded during the Franco-Prussian War (1870), World War I (1914), and World War II (1939).

The Iron Cross was usually a military decoration only but awarded to civilians for performing military functions in a few instances.

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