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1914 Iron Cross 1st Class (Deumer) in case

1914 Iron Cross 1st Class (Deumer) in case

LOT 1-204
SOLD
Auction ended        16th November 2014  |  10:21 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 150,00
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DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
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PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
OEK 1908
MAKER Wilhelm Deumer
WEIGHT
LOT 1-204
EAN 2000000004100
LOT 1-204
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000004100
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
OEK 1908
MAKER Wilhelm Deumer
WEIGHT
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 1-204
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000004100
OEK 1908
MAKER Wilhelm Deumer
WEIGHT
1914 Iron Cross 1st Class (Deumer) in case

Description
Very nice 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class in case of issue. Purple velvet inlay. The cross is a three-part construction with a magnetic iron center. Unmarked but made by Deumer.
 
Beautiful set in condition 2+.

Condition
See description
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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