WW2 GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS WITHOUT SWORDS 1ST CLASS (SILVER GRADE) WITH PRESENTATION CASE-SOLD

  • WW2 GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS WITHOUT SWORDS 1ST CLASS (SILVER GRADE) WITH PRESENTATION CASE-SOLD GB250

    WW2 GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS WITHOUT SWORDS 1ST CLASS (SILVER GRADE) WITH PRESENTATION CASE

    BACKGROUND

    The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Germany during the Second World war, which could be awarded to military personnel and civilians alike. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees; and had a related civilian order. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a de-Nazified version for veterans.

    ITEM DESCRIPTION

    War Merit cross without swords for civilians. Still retaining most of the original silver wash. Coke bottle pin with a barrel hinge. Pin is stamped with the maker code 4 for  'STEINHAUER AND LUCK LUDENSCHEID'. Comes with its original presentation case.

    $350.00