The Lubeck Cross is perhaps the rarest of the Hansa Stadt war service crosses. The Lubeck Cross was issued by the City and State ( and FreiStadt ) of Lubeck. Red enamelled cross with the two headed eagle badge of the city 'Dom' in bronze medallion Silvered reverse with 'Fur Verdienst im Krieg 1914' An attractive and scarce medal.
The Lippe Detmold War Service Cross. The Cross was issued by the State of Lippe Detmold it is gilded bronzeRed enamelled cross with the city KEY ' in silver in a red medallion Silvered reverse with 'Fur Auszeichnung im Kriege' ..With the date 1914 to the fromt of the cross With the Lippe rose in a laurel wreath ,and crowned ''L'' 1914' A good quality original medal.
Campaign medal awarded to non combatants in the war of 1900 / 1901 in China. Gilded bronze circular medal with eagle grasping serpent and on the obverse the Reichs crown over W, this is the rarer of the two China expedition medals with no dates... replacement ribbon. No damage. Original & rare.
Campaign medal awarded to combatants in the war of 1900 / 1901 in China. Marked on the obverse ' siegreichen straiten 1900 china 1901' Gilded circular medal with eagle grasping serpent and on the obverse the Reichs crown over W, replacement ribbon. Appears to be the later Kreigsmeatal 'light strike type' No damage. Original & rare.
Rare original silver wire ' Order of the Black Eagle' for a Prussian Senior officer or official. The Order of the Black Eagle order breast star in this form is an extremely rare badge 'the actual size is 114mm ( vertical axis ) and X 110mm ( horizontal axis ) which is as shown in Nimmerguts ( Volume 2 ) breast star Badge No 1994 page 762. On page 763 is another picture of another breast star with the eagles head looking to the right. The eagles heads generally look left but on the metal neck crosses the eagles heads point in both directions .... In excellent condition. Note the small loops at the end of most of the star arms Superb, paper backing in very good condition Excellent details with very fine silver wire thread work throughout and very tightly made, not like the copies.. The silver is now tarnished. original and rare. This is not a saddle cloth Shabrak star ( which is 1.5 cm larger overall)
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A fine quality Imperial German Iron cross Makers mark to the rear below the catch Heavy silver finish Superb blacking to the centre of the cross No damage to the cross Excellent The case has a white satin lining to the lid and a dark purple base on which the cross sits . The box finish has a good textured finish with a double lined IC to the centre of the lid. Case shows some repair to the the front edge. Otherwise excellent.
A fine quality Imperial German Iron cross Field Issue mark to the rear below the catch of 'KO' Heavy silver finish very good blacking to the centre of the cross No damage to the cross Excellent The case has a white satin lining to the lid and a dark purple base on which the cross sits . The box finish has a good diamond textured finish £320.00 STOLEN : 20.6. 2018 Anyone seeing this piece please inform Saxonia
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