1st Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 489 lots has ended on 16th November 2014. 83% of all lots sold

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1914 Iron Cross 1st Class L/16 marked

1914 Iron Cross 1st Class L/16 marked

LOT 1-205
SOLD
Auction ended        16th November 2014  |  10:22 pm CET
RESULT
155,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %

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DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
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PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
OEK 1908
MAKER Steinhauer & Lück
WEIGHT
LOT 1-205
EAN 2000000004540
LOT 1-205
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000004540
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
OEK 1908
MAKER Steinhauer & Lück
WEIGHT
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 1-205
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000004540
OEK 1908
MAKER Steinhauer & Lück
WEIGHT
1914 Iron Cross 1st Class L/16 marked

Description
Third Reich period time manufactured 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class on screw back. L/16 maker marked to the back. Typical Third Reich period time design. Nice 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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