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 45:

A GERMAN 1870 FIRST CLASS IRON CROSS BADGE

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Start price:
$ 900
Estimated price :
$1,200 - $1,400
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A GERMAN 1870 FIRST CLASS IRON CROSS BADGE

A German 1870 First Class Iron Cross badge with a blackened magnetic iron core and a ribbed silver frame. The obverse of the cross features a raised central W cipher for King Wilhelm II, re-institution date 1870 to the bottom arm, and a King's crown to the top arm. With a vertical pinback, a barrel hinge, and a rounded catch. Marked with Johann Wagner and Sohn and 14 loth silver proof, which is equivalent to 875, hallmarks.

Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in., (4.5 x 4.5 cm.)

Condition: VG.


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