WW1 Medals and Pins

 
WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords button device

WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords (for Combatants.) button hole device. Ehrenkreuz fuer Frontkaempfer mit Schwertern.   Measures 30 mm across and features multiple layers of original ribbon made into a bow and with the swords device applied.  Back has a type of button affixed so it could be worn in the button hole of a civilian suit.

Very good condition.

$10

WW1 German Gold for Iron Token Medal. On the front, In the time of Iron, 1916 - On the back, I gave gold for defense and took Iron for my honor. Has Hosaeus beneath the laurel leaves.  These were given to civilians by the government when they donated their gold for the war effortMeasures about 14.8 mm. 

Has 98% of original black remaining.

$20

WW1 German Gold for Iron 1916 Medal Token Donation War Effort
WW1 German Wound Badge in Silver.  Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber

WW1 German Wound Badge in Black.  Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz.  Hollow back is not maker marked.  Magnetic. Has a thin round pin and catch.  As you can see, it almost looks like a silver..

Nice original badge.

$42

WW1 German Wound Badge in Silver.  Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber.  Hollow back is not maker marked. Magnetic. Has a thin round pin and catch. 

Excellent original badge.

$60

Original WW1 German Iron Cross 2nd Class, Eiserneskreuz 2. Klasse.

WW1

Iron Cross 2nd Class measures 43.6 mm square. The iron center is magnetic.  The iron center is free from rust.  The silver frame has a nice even dark patina.  The suspension ring is maker marked, I think it looks like W&S, for  Wagner & Sohn, Berlin, but I am not positive. I have included the best scan I could get o the linked page.

The Cross is suspended from about 8 inches of original ribbon.  The ribbon is dirty and shows age.

You can see a close up of the Cross and maker’s mark here.


$65


ON HOLD

WW1 German Wound Badge in Black  Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz
WW1 German Iron Cross 2nd Class Eiserneskreuz 2 Klasse
WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords Ehrenkreuz fuer Front Kaempfer

WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords (for Combatants.). Ehrenkreuz fuer Frontkaempfer mit Schwertern.   Was awarded for participation in the First World War.  The Swords denote a combatant.

Maker marked on the lower back, W.R., for Werner Redo, Saarlautern.

Suspnded from about 4.5 inches of original ribbon.

Very good condition.

$17