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Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

Killed In Action 25th April 1915 First Day Gallipoli Australian Ww1 Medal Trio

25TH APRIL 1915 FIRST DAY GALLIPOLI AUSTRALIAN WW1 MEDAL TRIO comprising: 1914-15 STAR, BRITISH WAR MEDAL & VICTORY MEDAL, all correctly impressed 62 PTE H BLAKELEY 6TH BN. ” Also present is the MEMORIAL PLAQUE correctly named to “HARRY BLAKELEY. There is also a nice little’TRIBUTE MEDAL’ issued by the City of Heidelberg, which is an inner-suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On the side that can be seen, around the rim of the medallion, it states’FOR KING AND COUNTRY’and below;’1915 A. In the centre is the wording on a boomerang! PRESENTED TO and then engraved H. The medallion is in great condition. These types of medallions, whilst scarce now, were reasonably common to Australian units during the war. The 6th Battalion was a’famous fighting infantry battalion’. Get the unit history, it provides good context. All of these items are beautifully framed (See the photos). The medals are court-mounted for display, and there is a marvelous, large, detailed photograph measuring 38cm high by 50cm wide which is a recent print of a contemporary photograph. This print shows 11 young men who were all members of the 6th Battalion, AIF. There is a gold-coloured PLAQUE which provides details of the men. It seems that these men were pre-war members of the’Melbourne University’ Regiment. There is one officer in the group, 2nd Lt. He wears the uniform and badges of the Melbourne University Regiment. Sadly, of eleven men pictured, four were KILLED ON 25TH APRIL1915, two KILLED elsewhere during the war, with five making it home. Beautifully framed, great condition. Overall item size is 62cm high by 85cm wide. Impressive, scarce and a wonderful talking point and investment. I can pack it well so as it will make it to you safely. You are VERY welcometo collect! Feel free to come and look at this. Item is located in Croydon, Victoria. PLEASE DO NOT PAY BEFORE DISCUSSING THIS WITH ME FIRST. You are quite welcome to pick it up should you win. Of course, once you win you can also open up the frame to confirm the naming (which I guarantee is how it should be). Returnable if not as described, including naming being correct. Not returnable if you change your mind. The item “KILLED IN ACTION 25TH APRIL 1915 FIRST DAY GALLIPOLI AUSTRALIAN WW1 MEDAL TRIO” is in sale since Wednesday, July 17, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “zerma-jak” and is located in Croydon, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Era: 1910s
  • Country: Australia
  • Authenticity: Original

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER

Original German Iron Cross First Class post WW2 version with no swastika, NICE WORN CONDITION – THREE PIECE CONSTRUCTION, MAGNETIC CORE, GENUINE DEUMER MADE EXAMPLE, TYPICAL DEUMER HARDWARE / HARD TO FIND – SHOWS SOME RUST. In 1957 the West German government authorised replacement Iron Crosses with an Oak Leaf Cluster in place of the swastika, similar to the Iron Crosses of 1813, 1870, and 1914, which could be worn by World War II Iron Cross recipients. The 1957 law also authorised de-Nazified versions of most other World War IIera decorations (except those specifically associated with Nazi Party organizations, such as SS Long Service medals, or with the expansion of the German Reich, such as the medals for the annexation of Austria, the Sudetenland, and the Memel region). The main government contract to manufacture and supply these new de-nazified WW2 1957 official decorations went to the world famous German firm Steinhauer & Lueck, Luedenscheid Germany. Knights Crosses, Iron Crosses , Wound Badges, Tank Assault Badges etc were re-designed by Steinhauer & Lück – often with the oak-leaf spray replacing the swastika, with S&L having the sole patent rights to all WW2 1957 German decorations. S&L did not have the whole monopoly on medal making, other famous firms such as Deschler & Sohn, BH Maher and Juncker also manufactured these new German decorations. Lüdenscheid is situated between the cities Dortmund and Bonn. It was here that one of the youngest medal firms was founded in 1889 by August Steinhauer and Gustav Adolf Lück. The first production began in a cellar, the customer base continued to increase. A property was bought at 51 Hochstrasse which is still home for this famous company today. During WW2 Steinhauer & Lück produced medals and badges, like the famous Knights Cross and many other types of medals and badges. In 1957 this company was awarded the contract to produce all the newly re-designed legal WW2 1957 de-nazified decorations, plus the contract to manufacture all of Germany’s official decorations including Germany’s highest order the Bundesverdienstkreuz. Only a very limited number of original WW2 1957 medals are still produced, mainly Iron Crosses, German Cross Gold & Silver & Wound Badges and are considered 100% genuine by the German Government. HISTORY OF THE AWARD. Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz) was a military decoration of the Kingdom of Prussia, and later of Germany, which was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia and first awarded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau. In addition to during the Napoleonic Wars, the Iron Cross was awarded during the Franco-German War, the First World War, and the Second World War. The Iron Cross was normally a military decoration only, though there were instances of it being awarded to civilians for performing military functions. Two examples, the civilian pilot Hanna Reitsch was awarded the Iron Cross First Class for her bravery as a test pilot during the Second World War and Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (also a German female test pilot) was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class. The Iron Cross was also used as the symbol of the German Army from 1871 to 1915, when it was replaced by a simpler Greek cross. In 1956, the Iron Cross became the symbol of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces. The traditional design is black and this design is used on armored vehicles and aircraft. A newer design in blue and silver is used as the emblem in other contexts. The Iron Cross is a black four-pointed cross with white trim, with the arms widening towards the ends, similar to a cross pattée. It was designed by the neoclassical architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel and reflects the cross borne by the Teutonic Knights in the 14th century. The ribbon for the 1813, 1870 and 1914 Iron Cross (2nd Class) was black with two thin white bands, the colours of Prussia. The noncombatant version of this award had the same medal, but the black and white colours on the ribbon were reversed. Initially the Iron Cross was worn with the blank side out. This did not change until 1838 when the sprig facing could be presented. Since the Iron Cross was issued over several different periods of German history, it was annotated with the year indicating the era in which it was issued. For example, an Iron Cross from the First World War bears the year “1914″, while the same decoration from the Second World War is annotated “1939″. The reverse of the 1870, 1914 and 1939 series of Iron Crosses have the year “1813″ appearing on the lower arm, symbolizing the year the award was created. The 1813 decoration also has the initials “FW” for King Frederick William III, while the next two have a “W” for the respective kaisers, Wilhelm I and Wilhelm II. The final version shows a swastika. It was also possible for a holder of the 1914 Iron Cross to be awarded a second or higher grade of the 1939 Iron Cross. In such cases, a “1939 Clasp” (Spange) would be worn on the original 1914 Iron Cross. A similar award was made in 1914 but was quite rare, since there were few in service who held the 1870 Iron Cross. For the First Class award the Spange appears as an eagle with the date “1939″ that was pinned above the Cross. Although two separate awards, in some cases the holders soldered them together. A cross was the symbol of the Teutonic Knights (a heraldic cross pattée), and the cross design (but not the specific decoration) has been the symbol of Germany’s armed forces (now the Bundeswehr) since 1871. The Iron Cross was founded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau and awarded to soldiers during the Wars of Liberation against Napoleon. It was first awarded to Karl August Ferdinand von Borcke on 21 April 1813. King Wilhelm I of Prussia authorized further awards on 19 July 1870, during the Franco-German War. The Iron Cross was reauthorized by Emperor Wilhelm II on 5 August 1914, at the start of the First World War. During these three periods, the Iron Cross was an award of the Kingdom of Prussia, although given Prussia’s pre-eminent place in the German Empire formed in 1871, it tended to be treated as a generic German decoration. The 1813, 1870, and 1914 Iron Crosses had three grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse, Grand Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes, often simply Großkreuz). Although the medals of each class were identical, the manner in which each was worn differed. Employing a pin or screw posts on the back of the medal, the Iron Cross First Class was worn on the left side of the recipient’s uniform. The Grand Cross and the Iron Cross Second Class were suspended from different ribbons. The Grand Cross was intended for senior generals of the German Army. An even higher decoration, the Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross, was awarded only twice, to Field Marshal Gebhard von Blücher in 1813 and to Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg in 1918. A third award was planned for the most successful German general during the Second World War, but was not made after the defeat of Germany in 1945. The Iron Cross 1st Class and the Iron Cross 2nd Class were awarded without regard to rank. One had to already possess the 2nd Class in order to receive the 1st Class (though in some cases both could be awarded simultaneously). The egalitarian nature of this award contrasted with those of most other German states (and indeed many other European monarchies), where military decorations were awarded based on the rank of the recipient. For example, Bavarian officers received various grades of that Kingdom’s Military Merit Order (Militär-Verdienstorden), while enlisted men received various grades of the Military Merit Cross (Militär-Verdienstkreuz). Prussia did have other orders and medals which were awarded on the basis of rank, and even though the Iron Cross was intended to be awarded without regard to rank, officers and NCOs were more likely to receive it than junior enlisted soldiers. In the First World War, approximately four million Iron Crosses of the lower grade (2nd Class) were issued, as well as around 145,000 of the higher grade (1st Class). Exact numbers of awards are not known, since the Prussian archives were destroyed during the Second World War. The multitude of awards reduced the status and reputation of the decoration. Among the holders of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class was Adolf Hitler, who held the rank of Gefreiter. Hitler can be seen wearing the award on his left breast, as was standard, in many photographs. The straight-armed Balkenkreuz, the emblem of the Wehrmacht, first used in a narrower form on Luftstreitkräfte aircraft in mid-April 1918, and as shown here, as it appeared on German planes, tanks, and other vehicles during the Second World War. Adolf Hitler restored the Iron Cross in 1939 as a German decoration (rather than Prussian as in earlier versions), continuing the tradition of issuing it in various grades. Legally it is based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 1573 of 1 September 1939 Verordnung über die Erneuerung des Eisernen Kreuzes (Regulation for the Re-introduction of the Iron Cross). The Iron Cross of the Second World War was divided into three main series of decorations with an intermediate category, the Knight’s Cross, instituted between the lowest, the Iron Cross, and the highest, the Grand Cross. The Knight’s Cross replaced the Prussian Pour le Mérite or “Blue Max”. Hitler did not care for the Pour le Mérite, as it was a Prussian order that could be awarded only to officers. The ribbon of the medal (2nd class and Knight’s Cross) was different from the earlier Iron Crosses in that the color red was used in addition to the traditional black and white (black and white were the colours of Prussia, while black, white, and red were the colors of Germany). Hitler also created the War Merit Cross as a replacement for the non-combatant version of the Iron Cross. It also appeared on certain Nazi flags in the upper left corner. The edges were curved, like most original iron crosses. The standard 1939 Iron Cross was issued in the following two grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse abbreviated as EKI or E. The Iron Cross was awarded for bravery in battle as well as other military contributions in a battlefield environment. The Iron Cross 2nd Class came with a ribbon and was worn in one of two different methods: when in formal dress, the entire cross was worn mounted alone or as part of a medal bar, for everyday wear, only the ribbon was worn from the second hole in the tunic button. The Iron Cross First Class was a pin-on medal with no ribbon and was worn centered on a uniform breast pocket, either on dress uniforms or everyday outfit. It was a progressive award, with the second class having to be earned before the first class and so on for the higher degrees. It is estimated that some four and a half million Second Class Iron Crosses were awarded in the Second World War, and 300,000 of the First Class. The item “7752 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern maker DEUMER” is in sale since Sunday, April 8, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “a..anderson” and is located in Abbots Langley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Country/ Organization: Germany
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued

2018 US World War I Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set PCGS PR69 First Strike

2018 US World War I Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set PCGS PR69 First Strike

2018 US World War I Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set PCGS PR69 First Strike

Serving Collectors and Investors for Over 50 Years. Deal of the Day. 2018 US World War I Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set – PCGS PR69 First Strike. 2018 US World War I Centennial Commemorative Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set Certified PCGS PR69 Deep Cameo – First Strike This set includes: 2018-P US World War I Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof – PCGS PR69 DCAM First Strike 2018-D US World War I Commemorative Silver Medal – Air Service – PCGS PR69 DCAM First Strike 2018-W US World War I Commemorative Silver Medal – Army – PCGS PR69 DCAM First Strike 2018-P US World War I Commemorative Silver Medal – Coast Guard – PCGS PR69 DCAM – First Strike 2018-S US World War I Commemorative Silver Medal – Marines – PCGS PR69 DCAM First Strike 2018-P US World War I Commemorative Silver Medal – Navy – PCGS PR69 DCAM – First Strike The World War I Centennial Silver Medals were issued in conjuction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. 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The item “2018 US World War I Silver Six Coin & Medal Proof Set PCGS PR69 First Strike” is in sale since Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Commemorative\Modern Silver/Clad (1982-Now)”. The seller is “liberty.coin” and is located in Huntington Beach, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Bahamas, Uruguay, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Ecuador, Iceland, Cayman islands, Luxembourg, Peru, Paraguay.
  • Composition: Silver
  • Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
  • Strike Type: Proof
  • Mint Location: West Point, Denver, San Francisco, Philadelphia
  • Grade: PR69 DCAM
  • Certification: PCGS
  • Year: 2018
  • Denomination: $1, Medal

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L

Original German Iron Cross First Class post WW2 version without swastika, VERY NICE CONDITION – THREE PIECE CONSTRUCTION, MAGNETIC CORE, GENUINE ST&L (STEINHAUER & LUCK) EARLY EXAMPLE – THE HOOK HAS BEEN REPAIRED. In 1957 the West German government authorised replacement Iron Crosses with an Oak Leaf Cluster in place of the swastika, similar to the Iron Crosses of 1813, 1870, and 1914, which could be worn by World War II Iron Cross recipients. The 1957 law also authorised de-Nazified versions of most other World War IIera decorations (except those specifically associated with Nazi Party organizations, such as SS Long Service medals, or with the expansion of the German Reich, such as the medals for the annexation of Austria, the Sudetenland, and the Memel region). The main government contract to manufacture and supply these new de-nazified WW2 1957 official decorations went to the world famous German firm Steinhauer & Lueck, Luedenscheid Germany. Knights Crosses, Iron Crosses , Wound Badges, Tank Assault Badges etc were re-designed by Steinhauer & Lück – often with the oak-leaf spray replacing the swastika, with S&L having the sole patent rights to all WW2 1957 German decorations. S&L did not have the whole monopoly on medal making, other famous firms such as Deschler & Sohn, BH Maher and Juncker also manufactured these new German decorations. Lüdenscheid is situated between the cities Dortmund and Bonn. It was here that one of the youngest medal firms was founded in 1889 by August Steinhauer and Gustav Adolf Lück. The first production began in a cellar, the customer base continued to increase. A property was bought at 51 Hochstrasse which is still home for this famous company today. During WW2 Steinhauer & Lück produced medals and badges, like the famous Knights Cross and many other types of medals and badges. In 1957 this company was awarded the contract to produce all the newly re-designed legal WW2 1957 de-nazified decorations, plus the contract to manufacture all of Germany’s official decorations including Germany’s highest order the Bundesverdienstkreuz. Only a very limited number of original WW2 1957 medals are still produced, mainly Iron Crosses, German Cross Gold & Silver & Wound Badges and are considered 100% genuine by the German Government. HISTORY OF THE AWARD. Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz) was a military decoration of the Kingdom of Prussia, and later of Germany, which was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia and first awarded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau. In addition to during the Napoleonic Wars, the Iron Cross was awarded during the Franco-German War, the First World War, and the Second World War. The Iron Cross was normally a military decoration only, though there were instances of it being awarded to civilians for performing military functions. Two examples, the civilian pilot Hanna Reitsch was awarded the Iron Cross First Class for her bravery as a test pilot during the Second World War and Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (also a German female test pilot) was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class. The Iron Cross was also used as the symbol of the German Army from 1871 to 1915, when it was replaced by a simpler Greek cross. In 1956, the Iron Cross became the symbol of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces. The traditional design is black and this design is used on armored vehicles and aircraft. A newer design in blue and silver is used as the emblem in other contexts. The Iron Cross is a black four-pointed cross with white trim, with the arms widening towards the ends, similar to a cross pattée. It was designed by the neoclassical architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel and reflects the cross borne by the Teutonic Knights in the 14th century. The ribbon for the 1813, 1870 and 1914 Iron Cross (2nd Class) was black with two thin white bands, the colours of Prussia. The noncombatant version of this award had the same medal, but the black and white colours on the ribbon were reversed. Initially the Iron Cross was worn with the blank side out. This did not change until 1838 when the sprig facing could be presented. Since the Iron Cross was issued over several different periods of German history, it was annotated with the year indicating the era in which it was issued. For example, an Iron Cross from the First World War bears the year “1914″, while the same decoration from the Second World War is annotated “1939″. The reverse of the 1870, 1914 and 1939 series of Iron Crosses have the year “1813″ appearing on the lower arm, symbolizing the year the award was created. The 1813 decoration also has the initials “FW” for King Frederick William III, while the next two have a “W” for the respective kaisers, Wilhelm I and Wilhelm II. The final version shows a swastika. It was also possible for a holder of the 1914 Iron Cross to be awarded a second or higher grade of the 1939 Iron Cross. In such cases, a “1939 Clasp” (Spange) would be worn on the original 1914 Iron Cross. A similar award was made in 1914 but was quite rare, since there were few in service who held the 1870 Iron Cross. For the First Class award the Spange appears as an eagle with the date “1939″ that was pinned above the Cross. Although two separate awards, in some cases the holders soldered them together. A cross was the symbol of the Teutonic Knights (a heraldic cross pattée), and the cross design (but not the specific decoration) has been the symbol of Germany’s armed forces (now the Bundeswehr) since 1871. The Iron Cross was founded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau and awarded to soldiers during the Wars of Liberation against Napoleon. It was first awarded to Karl August Ferdinand von Borcke on 21 April 1813. King Wilhelm I of Prussia authorized further awards on 19 July 1870, during the Franco-German War. The Iron Cross was reauthorized by Emperor Wilhelm II on 5 August 1914, at the start of the First World War. During these three periods, the Iron Cross was an award of the Kingdom of Prussia, although given Prussia’s pre-eminent place in the German Empire formed in 1871, it tended to be treated as a generic German decoration. The 1813, 1870, and 1914 Iron Crosses had three grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse, Grand Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes, often simply Großkreuz). Although the medals of each class were identical, the manner in which each was worn differed. Employing a pin or screw posts on the back of the medal, the Iron Cross First Class was worn on the left side of the recipient’s uniform. The Grand Cross and the Iron Cross Second Class were suspended from different ribbons. The Grand Cross was intended for senior generals of the German Army. An even higher decoration, the Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross, was awarded only twice, to Field Marshal Gebhard von Blücher in 1813 and to Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg in 1918. A third award was planned for the most successful German general during the Second World War, but was not made after the defeat of Germany in 1945. The Iron Cross 1st Class and the Iron Cross 2nd Class were awarded without regard to rank. One had to already possess the 2nd Class in order to receive the 1st Class (though in some cases both could be awarded simultaneously). The egalitarian nature of this award contrasted with those of most other German states (and indeed many other European monarchies), where military decorations were awarded based on the rank of the recipient. For example, Bavarian officers received various grades of that Kingdom’s Military Merit Order (Militär-Verdienstorden), while enlisted men received various grades of the Military Merit Cross (Militär-Verdienstkreuz). Prussia did have other orders and medals which were awarded on the basis of rank, and even though the Iron Cross was intended to be awarded without regard to rank, officers and NCOs were more likely to receive it than junior enlisted soldiers. In the First World War, approximately four million Iron Crosses of the lower grade (2nd Class) were issued, as well as around 145,000 of the higher grade (1st Class). Exact numbers of awards are not known, since the Prussian archives were destroyed during the Second World War. The multitude of awards reduced the status and reputation of the decoration. Among the holders of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class was Adolf Hitler, who held the rank of Gefreiter. Hitler can be seen wearing the award on his left breast, as was standard, in many photographs. The straight-armed Balkenkreuz, the emblem of the Wehrmacht, first used in a narrower form on Luftstreitkräfte aircraft in mid-April 1918, and as shown here, as it appeared on German planes, tanks, and other vehicles during the Second World War. Adolf Hitler restored the Iron Cross in 1939 as a German decoration (rather than Prussian as in earlier versions), continuing the tradition of issuing it in various grades. Legally it is based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 1573 of 1 September 1939 Verordnung über die Erneuerung des Eisernen Kreuzes (Regulation for the Re-introduction of the Iron Cross). The Iron Cross of the Second World War was divided into three main series of decorations with an intermediate category, the Knight’s Cross, instituted between the lowest, the Iron Cross, and the highest, the Grand Cross. The Knight’s Cross replaced the Prussian Pour le Mérite or “Blue Max”. Hitler did not care for the Pour le Mérite, as it was a Prussian order that could be awarded only to officers. The ribbon of the medal (2nd class and Knight’s Cross) was different from the earlier Iron Crosses in that the color red was used in addition to the traditional black and white (black and white were the colours of Prussia, while black, white, and red were the colors of Germany). Hitler also created the War Merit Cross as a replacement for the non-combatant version of the Iron Cross. It also appeared on certain Nazi flags in the upper left corner. The edges were curved, like most original iron crosses. The standard 1939 Iron Cross was issued in the following two grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse abbreviated as EKI or E. The Iron Cross was awarded for bravery in battle as well as other military contributions in a battlefield environment. The Iron Cross 2nd Class came with a ribbon and was worn in one of two different methods: when in formal dress, the entire cross was worn mounted alone or as part of a medal bar, for everyday wear, only the ribbon was worn from the second hole in the tunic button. The Iron Cross First Class was a pin-on medal with no ribbon and was worn centered on a uniform breast pocket, either on dress uniforms or everyday outfit. It was a progressive award, with the second class having to be earned before the first class and so on for the higher degrees. It is estimated that some four and a half million Second Class Iron Crosses were awarded in the Second World War, and 300,000 of the First Class. The item “6914 German Iron Cross First Class medal post WW2 1957 pattern MAGNETIC ST&L” is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “a..anderson” and is located in Abbots Langley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Country/ Organization: Germany
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany

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EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award

800 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award. Here is your chance to own a lovely Iron Cross 1st class with a period repaired catch. I do not find a silver content marking. I believe the frame was produced in buntmetal or tombak. Correct three-piece construction and would be perfect for a tunic display. In excellent condition overall. Extremely detailed and g. I never grade my items as mint, even though may be. If for any reason you require additional photos, please do not hesitate to ask. View My Other Items For Sale. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva’s. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “EK1 silver Iron Cross first class pin medal badge Imperial WW1 German 1914 award” is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “william_kramer” and is located in Naperville, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box

For sale is this First World War steel medal. Made circa 1916 for a German civilian interned by the British authorities in Douglas Camp, Isle of Man. During the First World War, the Isle of Man was used by British Government for the internment of enemy aliens. Two camps were established, at Douglas and Knockaloe, near Peel. The Douglas Camp was a requisitioned holiday camp which accommodated large numbers of internees until it closed in 1919. The reverse text on the medal is translated as’In memory of war captivity’. The medal depicts Douglas Civilian Internment Camp with a view of tents, wooden huts and a lighthouse. With a flying German flag and the arms of the Isle of Man. Measures approx 3 inches in length and weighs 35 grams. Still in its original wooden box with sliding lid decorated with fine calligraphy. The lid has a coat of arms on the top. The back of the box has text commemorating the soldier or civilian it was presented to (Please take a good look, I think the name is G or J L Gottlieb). Box measures approx 2.5 x 2.25 inches. I’m sure your knowledge will fill in the gaps. Thank you for looking. Please add me to your favourites list. Check out my other items for sale. The item “Very Rare First World War Douglas Isle Of Man German POW Medal In Wooden Box” is in sale since Friday, September 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “aunthettie” and is located in Bexleyheath, Kent. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Era: 1914-1945

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case

Original German imperial WW I and WW II iron cross first class in case. Very nice Iron Cross of the 1 class with magnetic core. Was made of several parts. A beautiful original silver combat medal. The antique presentation case is also original and in good condition. On the back of the Iron Cross is the stamp KO for Royal Order Manufactory. The needle is undamaged and works very well. This order comes from a valuable larger collection. This iron cross was from a pilot he fighted in WW I and WW II. TRIXUM: Mobil-optimierte Auktionsvorlagen und Bilder-Hosting. The item “Iron cross first class original awards silver KO medal WW II WW I original case” is in sale since Tuesday, October 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “antikmarktmuensterland” and is located in Dorsten. This item can be shipped worldwide.

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case’65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case'65

Original War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords in its original case. Clearly marked 65 on the pin. The box has hidden numbers under the cardboard top piece, not a clue what they mean and I doubt anyone does! Is also up for sale on various F/B groups so may be taken down from here at any point. To sellers, so sellers please ignore the following this is 100% denazified, I even went as far as to hide where the offending symbols once were with large grey circles as to make sure than any snowflakes didn’t get hurt when viewing items that could cause serious distress! Priced to sell fast. The item “German War Merit Cross First Class medal WW2 in original case’65″ is in sale since Monday, August 27, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “lt_guntrip” and is located in Bicester. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.
  • Country/ Organization: Germany
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945