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 2nd Class in case

1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class in case

LOT 1-208
SOLD
Auction ended        16th November 2014  |  10:25 pm CET
RESULT
180,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %

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1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class in case

Description
1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class in matching patriotic case of issue. The cross is KO maker marked and comes with a ribbon. The case has a spring and will open automatically when pushing the button.
 
To Leutnant d.R. Anton Grimm serving with 1. Jäger-Bataillon. part of the set was a small newspaper bit mentioning his awarding.
 
Nice set! Good condition 2.

Condition
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Historical information
Award period
1914 - 1924
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Institution date
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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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