Auction 34 ANTIQUE ARMS, ARMOR AND MILITARY DECORATIONS
By HELIOS
Oct 23, 2022
HELIOS AUCTIONS 1050 Second Avenue Gallery # 52 New York, NY 10022 USA, United States

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LOT 44:

A GERMAN WW1 2ND CLASS PRINZEN SIZE IRON CROSS 1914

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A GERMAN WW1 2ND CLASS PRINZEN SIZE IRON CROSS 1914

A rare German WW1 Prinzen-sized 2nd Class Iron Cross 1914. The obverse of the cross features an embossed central W cipher for King Wilhelm II, re-institution date 1914 to the bottom arm, and a King's crown to the top arm. The reverse of the cross features an embossed central oak leaf cluster, with an FW cipher for King Friedrich Wilhelm III, a King's crown to the top arm, and the original institution date of 1813 to the bottom arm. All the emblems are in nice high relief. This award is the 1914-1918 issue, marked on the suspension ring with KO by Konigliches Munzamt Orden, Berlin.

Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in., (3.5 x 3.5 cm.)

Condition: Very good, some signs of rust


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