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.

$12

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 WW2 German Medals 25 Year Service Hindenburg Cross Iron Cross
WW1 WW2 German Medals 25 Year Service Hindenburg Cross Iron Cross KO
WW1 WW2 German Medals 25 Year Service Hindenburg Cross Iron Cross ribbon bar
WW1 WW2 German Medals 25 Year Service Hindenburg Cross Iron Cross button hole device

Original WW1 WW2 Medal Set. , consisting Iron Cross 2nd Class.,Eiserneskreuz 2. Klasse, WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords (for Combatants)  , Ehrenkreuz fuer Frontkaempfer mit Schwertern, and WW2 25 Year Faithful Service Medal.  Treuedienste Ehrenzeichen 25. 


Iron Cross 2nd Class measures 43.1 mm square. Center is magnetic.  The suspension ring is maker marked, K.O. for Königliche Münzamt Orden. As you can see, it has surface rust to the black iron center and dark patina to the silver frame.


Hindenburg Cross with Swords (for Combatants) is maker marked on the back center, Sch. & H., for Schauerte Hohfeld, Lüdenscheid.  It also has surface rust.


The 25 Year Faithful Service Medal has nice bright silver finish.  The other medals are sewn to the original 25 Year Service Medal ribbon, which has a safety type pin and catch on the reverse.


Includes the matching 3 place ribbon bar, which has a thin round pin and catch on the back.  It also has rust to the back.  Additionally included is the matching button hole device for wear on a suit lapel.



Exactly how I purchased these medals on the flea market in the Saar region of Germany.


$100


SOLD

WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords , W.R. Werner Redo

WW1 German Hindenburg Cross with Swords (for Combatants). Ehrenkreuz fuer Frontkaempfer mit Schwertern.   Back is maker marked, W.R., for Werner Redo, Saarlautern.

Suspension ring has rust.

$13


SOLD