German War Merit Cross

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Another video in the series of "Item Reviews". This Merit Cross as a little of the original ribbon attached to the loop. one fold line and holed for an album. presentation boxes, and award certificates while clearly laying out the manufacturing details to help identify each medal. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees, and had a related civil decoration. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. Illustrated throughout its 458 total pages, hundreds of colour photos show the fronts, backs, pins, hinges, maker’s marks, presentation boxes and award certificates while clearly laying out the manufacturing details to help identify each medal. German War Merit Cross 2nd class,Combatants. Home > German > All German Products > German Medals & Awards > Merit Crosses > Original War Merit Cross Ribbon Price: $9. How Much is a World War 2 Nazi War Merit Cross worth - the one with swords and hangs on a ribbon with 1939 written on the back? It is worth roughly $40. 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. Below is one of the most recognizable German war bars, the Iron Cross 2nd class. Union Militaria Will Always Provide You With Superb Products And World Class Service. This award was created by Adolf Hitler in 1939 as a successor to the non-combatant Iron Cross which was used in earlier wars. Get Top Quality WW2 German War Merit Cross Set At Best Price,Enjoy Free Shipping. 603 (with swords) and 91. This is the last one we will ever have at this price. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees, and had a related civil decoration. We would like to point out that BSR Militaria has never been, and do not condone views, beliefs and ideologies to any fascist organization. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords… BHZ Militaria is at the following fairs: 8 juni, 12 oktober & 7 december 2019 9. GERMAN WWII RIBBON Bar - War Merit Cross Second Class & Romanian Crusade Medal - $23. Only 48 awards were rendered of this decoration, which made it very prestigious in the eyes of the Nazi hierarchy. This is a very good reproduction of the World War Two War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords, including 6 inches of the correct ribbon. WW2 German West Wall Medal. Kriegsverdienstkreuz (German) 1 reference. Replica of the War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz). By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees, and had a related civil decoration. It was initially decreed that the War Merit Cross could not be awarded or worn by Iron Cross recipients but this regulation was revoked on September 28, 1941. The reverse features the L15 ( Schickle ) maker's mark stamped on the pin. GERMAN WWII RIBBON Bar - War Merit Cross Second Class & Romanian Crusade Medal - $23. Good condition. Quality reproduction of the 1939 War Merit Cross 1st Class with swords. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for WW2 GERMAN - War Merit Cross None Combatants - 6'' (150mm) # FREE UK POSTAGE # at the best online prices at eBay!. German WWII War Merit Cross - Second class (MM1217) Description: German WWII War Merit Cross - Second class. More Photos. The 1st Class War Merit Cross with Swords was awarded to military personnel for meritorious service above and beyond the call of duty (which needed not occur while facing the enemy). MAJOR CATALOG SECTION LINKS WAFFEN-SS , HEER , KRIEGSMARINE , LUFTWAFFE , POLITICAL AND CIVIL , IMPERIAL GERMAN , JAPANESE AND OTHER NATIONS. ww2 german war merit cross with swords second. Maybe he was a chauffeur or again did administrative work or something alike, he also must have been quite a bit older of age, perhaps about 60 years or older at this time. Authentic Military and Political Collectibles. Badge housed in original case. nbsp; Overall condition Very Good Plus. Has a Hitler head stamp pinned to the inner lid. Shop with confidence. Gold finish kriegsmetal, nice age patina. The award was given to individuals who contributed to the war effort. War Merrit Cross from Hessen Antique. During this period, some 25 German states awarded a variety of decorations. Home > German > All German Products > German Medals & Awards > Merit Crosses > Original War Merit Cross Ribbon Price: $9. cert for the war merit cross with swords. Trench Blade. Quality reproduction of the 1939 War Merit Cross 1st Class with swords. German Cross Awards. Obverse is comprised 1914-1918 dates surrounded by a laurel wreath superimposed upon the cross. h059072 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. I can only show you one side due to Ebay rulings but can send you photo of other side by email etc if required. This Merit Cross as a little of the original ribbon attached to the loop. Get Top Quality WW2 German War Merit Cross Set At Best Price,Enjoy Free Shipping. Nazi Germany Civil War Merit Cross, 1939-45. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords… BHZ Militaria is at the following fairs: 8 juni, 12 oktober & 7 december 2019 9. Enter your email address to receive special offers and promotions. The War Merit Cross 1st Class was a pin-on award, with a silver finish. First world war "Hindenberg" cross with swords. This medal is another great and popular piece for the collector. WW2 German War Merit Cross With Swords 2nd Class. 5 maker mark has not been attributed. Very interesting original ribbon, arranged in the tri-fold style with safety pin type fastener. WWII German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. 95 Classic Toy Soldier Wwil German Halftrack , Cts 132 Scale. WW2 German War Merit Cross, II class, marked "108" on the ring. Complete original bar for civil service. The Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz ) was a military decoration of the Kingdom of Prussia, and later of Germany, which was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia and first awarded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau. This is actually original WWII ribbon in new condition. The swords device is a die-cast duplicate. The War Merit Cross was initiated by Adolph Hitler in 1939. * Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. Iron Cross, Panzer Badge plus Wound Badges, High Seas, Submarine, War Merit Cross, DRL, DRA badges and various other War Badges, Tinnies, EK1, EK2, etc. All five good quality early pieces in solid copper or brass. Good details to all. 00 Item #42226. Images may not be used or reproduced without our. Klasses ohne Schwerter. Fritz Todt Prize 3rd Class in steel. War Merit Cross 2nd Class: € 45. Oldenburg 1914 War Merit Cross (Friedrich August Cross) 2nd class. Get the best WW2 German War Merit Cross Set on the market at the best price,price includes shipping. Next is a red with white stripe ribbon bar representing the red Military Merit Cross. Six: GERMANY, Iron Cross 1914, Second Class; Cross of Honour 1914-18, combatants; War Merit Cross, Second Class, with swords; Armed Forces Long Service Cross, for 18 Years, silvered metal; HUNGARY, War Commemorative 1914-18, combatants; BULGARIA, War Commemorative 1914-18, combatants, very fine, mounted German style as worn, together with a related set of six miniature awards. G/279 - 25mm War Merit Medal 1915-1918 for Merit in the Homeland. WW2 German War Merit Cross (no ribbon) $50. Trench Blade. German War Merit Cross 2nd Class With. The ribbons are German-made. War Merit Cross, 2nd class, KVKII, marked "100" - Rudolf Wachtler & Lange. Paper Award on the honored Oberwachtmeister Otto Schneider 13. The cross was awarded to all ranks for distinction in war. German Medal Makers and Their Marks 1813-1957 Book. Description. Nice example of War Merit Cross 1st Class displaying excellent detail. WW2 German 1st Class War Merit Cross with Swords-Kerbach & Österhelt, marked "62". A Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1. This video offers an insight into another iconic piece of WW2 German Awards, the War Merit Cross (With Swords) 2nd Class. Original German WWII War Merit Cross Second Class With Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Union Militaria Will Always Provide You With Superb Products And World Class Service. Original WWII German ribbon for a War Merit Cross 2nd Class. Nice condition and numbered ring, however, no ribbon. The ribbons are German-made. Search Sign In Don't have an account? Register The Worlds Military History Wiki. War Merit Cross with Swords (2nd Class) Kriegsverdienstkreuz mit Schwerter (II Klasse) Complete with ribbon and original issue envelope. A Bavarian China and Great War medal group of six Germany, Prussia, Cross of Merit for War Aid; Germany, Cross of Honour 1914-18, non-combatants; Bavaria, Army Jubilee Medal 1905; Bavaria, Military Long Service Cross 1913, for 15 years service, gilt; Germany, Empire, China Medal 1900-01, 1 copy clasp, Tsekingwan; Japan, Order of the Rising Sun. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. h014880 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. Buy War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords and Ribbon Online, Free Shipping, 24/7 Live Help. Very interesting original ribbon, arranged in the tri-fold style with safety pin type fastener. ) German Militaria. At that point they were assigned a number (commonly known as the LDO number) and were asked to stamp it on the medal or award during production. Preserving and sharing history is an important role BSR Militaria fills in the collecting community. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. Buying german helmets, german daggers, german medals, german swords, wound badges, iron crosses, war merit crosses, 1st class, 2nd class, knights cross, photos, postcards, hitler youth related items, enamel pins and awards, award documents, infamous and famous german leaders and generals, german flags, german armbands, german railway, german. War Merit Cross First Class, with Swords by "1" Deschler. German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords: This badge came from a auction collection from a German auction house which has unfortunately since been split up. Blackened iron (magnetic). Decorations and Medals. Replica of German WWII War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords - The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. War Merit Cross 2nd Class without Swords (Out Of Stock) $16. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. GERMAN WW1 MEDAL Bar:Iron Cross and War Merit Cross - $75. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to military personnel and civilians alike. Nice example of War Merit Cross 1st Class displaying excellent detail. The War Merit Cross 2nd Class was the award that bore the main burden of replacing the non-combatant ribbon of the Iron Cross. one fold line and holed for an album. It was created by Adolf Hitler in October 1939 as a successor to the non-combatant Iron Cross which was used in earlier wars. 148MAB13 - War Merit Cross 1st Class w/swords by L/15 ( Otto Schickle ), cased. given to soldiers for exceptional service "not in direct connection with combat" 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. Shop with confidence. GERMAN - War Merit Cross Ribbon. War Honor Cross for Heroic Deeds Lippe (Kriegsehrenkreuz für heldenmütige Tat) 33: War Merit Cross Baden (Kriegs-Verdienstkreuz) 34: War Merit Cross Reuss (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) 35: War Merit Cross Saxony (Kriegs-Verdienstkreuz) 36: War Merit Cross Brunswick (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) 37: War Merit Cross Lippe (Kriegsverdienstkreuz am. In silvered tombac. The bracket is genuine and fully-functional. Only 48 awards were rendered of this decoration, which made it very prestigious in the eyes of the Nazi hierarchy. WW2 GERMAN NAZI 1ST CLASS WAR MERIT CROSS WITH SWORDS MEDAL AWARD BY 1 ( Deschler & Sohn of München ) A Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. Unissued War Merit Cross by Steinhaur and Luc This is an unissued badge that has not been opened, most of them are pretty "minty" but the charm is to leave them alone! Most I have seen are marked also on the suspension ring. nice condition with wear. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. nbsp; Overall condition Very Good Plus. 1940 with the addition of the Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross which recognized a substantial contribution to the war effort by all personnel, and the smaller War Merit Medal which was awarded to German nationals and foreign civilians who provided exceptional service to the war effort. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. 2nd Class War Merit Cross with Swords with Award Packet Cross is made of zinc with dark bronze finish with unmarked ring and ribbon has been mounted. The award had two variants: with swords given to soldiers for exceptional service "not in direct connection with combat", and without swords given to civilians for meritorious service in "furtherance of the war. Blackened iron (magnetic). It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified. Enter your email address to receive special offers and promotions. Here we have a German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords medal that is in great condition and is complete with ribbon. The obverse depicts a pebbled Maltese style cross and a wreathed mobile swastika / "1939" (reverse) to the center. A War Merit Cross marked 65 maker Klein & Quenzer, Idar-Oberstein, in case of issue, very nice condition. Consists of a Maltese-style cross with a wreathed swastika in the center and the year 1939 on the back. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) Established in 1939. 1939 German War Merit Cross without Swords. All images contained on this web site belong to Jeff Clark. WW2 German General Assault Badge February 18, 2018. pins, hinges, maker's marks. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. Home > German > All German Products > German Medals & Awards > Merit Crosses > Original War Merit Cross Ribbon Price: $9. War Merit Cross & Medal - Kriegsverdienstkreuz & Medaille The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) and War Merit Medal (Kriegsverdienstmedaille) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. An Original German WW2 Period RADwJ Womens Labor Force Brooch with Missing Pin. 212 mm tall. cert for the war merit cross with swords. Set war merit cross with swords after Wachtmeister Gunter Haff, 1. The ribbon of the War Merit Cross 2nd Class could be worn like the ribbon of the Iron Cross 2nd Class (through the third buttonhole). This is an apolitical forum for discussions on the Axis nations and related topics hosted by the Axis History Factbook in cooperation with Christian Ankerstjerne’s Panzerworld and Christoph Awender's WW2 day by day. searching for War Merit Cross 61 found (428 total) alternate case: war Merit Cross. WW2 German War Merit Cross First Class with Swords-MM; WW2 German R. The crosses were further differentiated into two categories: with swords, and without swords. THE WWII GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS - The war merit cross was a civilian award issued to the general population in Germany during WWII. "Knights Cross War Merit Cross. German Infantry Assault Badge. (War Merit Cross with Swords, Cased. given to soldiers for exceptional service "not in direct connection with combat" 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. German Third Reich – 1939 War Merit Cross, 2nd Class, with Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz II mit Schwertern), late War bronzed zinc type, a nice example with a good amount of bronze finish remaining, with replacement ribbon. First world war "Hindenberg" cross with swords. Original German War Merit Crosses & Medals german, third reich, nazi, NSDAP, WWII, militaria, medal, medals, war merit, cross, crosses, 1st, 2nd, first, second. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. missing ribbon. 49mm wide medal is in the style of a Maltese cross having two broad swords which piece the center. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees, and had a related civil decoration. Well detailed and properly 6mm thick at center. In good condition with. Search Sign In Don't have an account? Register The Worlds Military History Wiki. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees; and had a related civil decoration. The catch is broken but the pin is present. early-war divisional issue and; late-war divisional issue. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. This is placed upon a red-bordered silver disk and upon this red border is a 39 mm golden laurel leaf wreath mounted. these were sold to me as originals but I am unsure of the era or origin, possibly postwar souvenirs? WWII Nazi German War Merit. West German War Order of The German Cross in Silver(1957 pattern) £34. The ribbon for the War Merit Medal was similar, but with a narrow vertical red strip in the center of the black field. Comes with authentic ribbon. Bronze color. Lilly Auction & Gallery. Illustrated throughout its 458 total pages, hundreds of colour photos show the fronts, backs, pins, hinges, maker’s marks, presentation boxes and award certificates while clearly laying out the manufacturing details to help identify each medal. Silver War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords #104 Home / German Militaria / Page 6 WW1 German Cavalry Sword dated 1914 WWII Third Reich Reissue $ 495. The cross has aged to a grey finish with it's original ribbon, which has the award reverse mounted onto a bar for possible post war wearing. The version with swords was awarded for bravery. with parade ribbon and functional pin From a large veteran military collection that we are listing here on eBay Look at pictures for best details and condition Thank You Also look at our other eBay listings 183895950481. Trench Blade. Buy Medals & Orders at Espenlaub militaria. EKI, or EKII), War Merit Badge, Wound Badge, and the General Assault and Infantry Assault Badges. Out of stock. 68 results for german war merit cross Save german war merit cross to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. The item you've selected wasn't added to your cart. Pin is maker marked "4" Steinhauer & Lück. WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class WW2 German This is a WWII German War Merit Cross. The with swords version was presented to soldiers for exceptional service above and beyond the call of duty. No Stock: G/281 - 38mm Long & Devoted Service Officer Cross 1851-1873 25 Year: G/282 - 38mm Long & Devoted Service Unter-Officer Cross 1851-1867 20 Year. PRE WW1 GERMAN MILITARIA ; WW1 GERMAN MILITARIA ; INTER-WAR GERMAN MILITARIA ; THIRD REICH MILITARIA. (CS1295) A War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords without its Pin. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. War Merit Cross with combat damage was found in a field near village Ezhovka, Stalingrad region in 2019. Comes with authentic ribbon. This medal is another great and popular piece for the new collector. Original German WWII War Merit Cross Second Class With Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Some wear to case and signs of abrasions on cross present. BADGES, MEDALS & ORDERS. Recipients. There are two basic formats for the award. 1) German 2nd Class War Merit Cross with Swords and Ribbon Authentic period piece, 2nd class war merit cross is an early bronze strike. * Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. This hook painstakingly reviews The War Merit Cross from 1939 through the postwar years. Pin on reverse of medal marked "50". WW1 GERMAN BAVARIAN war merit cross with swords - $42. Classic Toy Soldier - $24. About 10" in near mint condition. Shop with confidence. At that point they were assigned a number (commonly known as the LDO number) and were asked to stamp it on the medal or award during production. Reverse bears a straight flat vertical pin assembly. Both dated 1939. Looks like a makers mark on eyelet. German Cross Awards. Good condition. Quality reproduction War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords and Ribbon at ww2sale. Fritz Todt Prize 3rd Class in steel. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. Five Third Reich War Merit Cross With Swords for sale at £80. Germany Medals For Sale Nottingham Medals buy and sell war medals, war medal groups, individual military and campaign medals, and commemorative medallions. The medal was die-struck bronze alloy and had a bronze wash. Nice WWII German war merit cross 2nd class medal with ribbon. Classic Toy Soldier - $24. Without swords: * Civilians or military personnel not directly involved in military operations who made major contributions to the war effort. Sold for $50 on Jul 13, 2019. Decorations and Medals. 00 Original and Authentic from the WWII time period. A scarce Imperial German Franco Prussian War Iron Cross 1870, 2nd Class with 25 Year Jubilee Oakleaf device and Prussian Campaign Medal 1870-1871 pair. Preserving and sharing history is an important role BSR Militaria fills in the collecting community. Oldenburg 1914 War Merit Cross (Friedrich August Cross) 2nd class. It is constructed out of a die struck zinc base that has been bronze washed. Only 48 awards were rendered of this decoration, which made it very prestigious in the eyes of the Nazi hierarchy. Union Militaria Will Always Provide You With Superb Products And World Class Service. WW2 German War Merit Cross (no ribbon) $50. Book Type: C By Gordon Williamson and Josef Charita. WW2 GERMAN III Reich awards, items with Swastika, NAZI THIRD REICH medal & awards | FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE ON ORIGINAL WW2 GERMAN NAZI MILITARY WW2 German nazi - waffen SS original - WW2 GERMAN NAZI WAR MERIT CROSS WITH SWORDS MEDAL AWARD. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. Maybe he was a chauffeur or again did administrative work or something alike, he also must have been quite a bit older of age, perhaps about 60 years or older at this time. Germany Medals For Sale Nottingham Medals buy and sell war medals, war medal groups, individual military and campaign medals, and commemorative medallions. Blackened iron (magnetic). Note that with this medal three versions exist: - Steel version for Non Combatants - Version seen here in Bronze for combatants and with edge Stamped lettering - Version same as seen here but missing the stamped lettering around the rim of the medal. 100% Authentic to the period. Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. * Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. The medal was die-struck bronze alloy and had a bronze wash. Zimmermann of Pforzheim. presentation boxes, and award certificates while clearly laying out the manufacturing details to help identify each medal. German decorations of the First World War were those medals, ribbons, and other decorations bestowed upon German soldiers, sailors, and also for civilians, during the First World War. Klasse 1939 mit Schwerter. Badge is made of high quality tin alloy and is made as close to original as. 1 German War Merit Cross with swords 2nd class; Additional information. * Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, German U-boat commander during the First World War, awarded the Pour le Mérite in the autumn of 1916 for sinking 200,000 tonnes of Allied shipping. War Merit Cross [Gordon Williamson, Josef Charita] on Amazon. This is an original War Merit Cross 2nd Class without Swords from WW2. Instituted by Adolf Hitler in 1939, the War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) The award was graded the same as the Iron Cross: War Merit Cross Second Class, War Merit Cross First Class, and Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross. Nice condition and numbered ring, however, no ribbon. The reverse is faced with hand sewn. It was initially decreed that the War Merit Cross could not be awarded or worn by Iron Cross recipients but this regulation was revoked on September 28, 1941. See more WW2 German Medals. 3rd Reich Orders and Medals Guide This is an identification guide for the different types of official Orders and Medals awarded in Germany from 1931 until 1945. 100% Authentic to the period. Original German War Merit Crosses & Medals german, third reich, nazi, NSDAP, WWII, militaria, medal, medals, war merit, cross, crosses, 1st, 2nd, first, second. Another distinctive feature of late-war crosses is an orientation of loop for ribbon suspension: initially it was brazed perpendicularly to the plane of award while later in a single plain. BADGES, MEDALS & ORDERS. Issued for indirect assistance to the war effort Issued for helping directly with the war effort. WW2 BUCKLES & UNIFORM ACCESSORIES ; WW2 MILITARY MEDALS. class, 3rd grade, golden cross (backpin). The War Merit Cross, Kriegsverdienstkreuz, was awarded for factory work that exceeded production quotas, for military supply and support, for propaganda work, etc. War merit cross Lippe-Detmold with original paper bag and document There were about 18. Buy War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords and Ribbon Online, Free Shipping, 24/7 Live Help. Klasse mit Schwertern. The German Iron Cross 1939-1945-1957, Front Page, for Knights Cross, RK, KVKII, EK, Iron Cross, War Merit Cross, German Cross in Gold THIRDREICHMEDALS Established on the web since 1999. The ribbon for the War Merit Medal was similar, but with a narrow vertical red strip in the center of the black field. Note that with this medal three versions exist: - Steel version for Non Combatants - Version seen here in Bronze for combatants and with edge Stamped lettering - Version same as seen here but missing the stamped lettering around the rim of the medal. The medal's history goes back a lot further than WW1 however, First being awarded in the 1840's. It provides details on medal/cross makers, excellent photos of the front/back of example medals by these makers and extreme close-ups of maker markings (also background info on some of those who were awarded these medals). WW2 German War Merit Cross $100. At the bottom left and right unknown medals. A beautiful book which not only lists the holders of all the decorations by rank and unit from the outbreak of the war until the end of July 1915 but also includes 16 full colour plates of the decorations plus the statutes for each award. German, German Medals, New Items. An Original French Silver Medal for Valor and Discipline, 3rd class, WW1/2 period. More from this collection. Illustrated throughout its 458 total pages, hundreds of color photos show the fronts, backs, pins, hinges, maker's marks, presentation boxes, and award certificates while clearly laying out the manufacturing details to help identify each medal. Unmarked cross, however, this hinge and pin setup typically attributed to Julius Bauer Sohne (marker code "43"). This award was instituted in 1939 at the same time as the other War Merit Crosses and was intended to replace the earlier non-combatant Iron cross and ribbon. ww2 german war merit cross with swords second. WW2 BUCKLES & UNIFORM ACCESSORIES ; WW2 MILITARY MEDALS. This is a very good reproduction of the World War Two War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords, including 6 inches of the correct ribbon. However, as the conflict entered advanced years, and certainly as the German infrastructure crumbled in 1945, this grade was given out with liberalism and therefore its reputation eroded accordingly. Get the best WW2 German War Merit Cross Set on the market at the best price,price includes shipping. Also four Third Reich coins. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. A Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1. The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was established as a subordinate award to the Military Merit Cross. GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS FIRST CLASS WITH SWORDS - REPRODUCTION. * Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, German U-boat commander during the First World War, awarded the Pour le Mérite in the autumn of 1916 for sinking 200,000 tonnes of Allied shipping. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords… BHZ Militaria is at the following fairs: 8 juni, 12 oktober & 7 december 2019 9. The War Merit Cross was also issued without swords, and in addition had a second class level as well as a basic service medal version. German Cross in Gold German Cross in Gold with Diamonds Wond Badge Black Wound Badge Silver Wound Badge Gold 20 July 1944 Wound Badge Spanish Cross in Silver (Gold and Bronze grade are the same just color differs) From left to right:War Merit Medal,War Merit Cross 2nd Class without Swords (for civilians) and War Merit Cross 2nd Class with. SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAIL LIST. War Merit Medal: € 30. War Merit Cross 2nd Class without Swords (Out Of Stock) $16. Number Awarded. Five Third Reich War Merit Cross With Swords for sale as a dealer lot. WW2 German War Merit Crosses: GO-999. 1939 German War Merit Cross without Swords. Silver War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords #104 Home / German Militaria / Page 6 WW1 German Cavalry Sword dated 1914 WWII Third Reich Reissue $ 495. The level of detail, consistency and quality demanded of WW2 Nazi Germany was unmatched for the time. The ribbon of the War Merit Cross 2nd Class could be worn like the ribbon of the Iron Cross 2nd Class (through the third buttonhole). The ribbon on this example is incorrect; the ribbon is for an Iron Cross, 2nd Class. Instituted on the 19th August 1940 and awarded for outsanding military or civilian merit not involving front line combat service. Also four Third Reich coins. Total weight 8 g. Document can be filled out with your data. nice original cross and ribbon 153323832725. Well detailed and properly 6mm thick at center. The War Merit Cross, Kriegsverdienstkreuz, was awarded for factory work that exceeded production quotas, for military supply and support, for propaganda work, etc. The German Iron Cross 1939-1945-1957, Front Page, for Knights Cross, RK, KVKII, EK, Iron Cross, War Merit Cross, German Cross in Gold THIRDREICHMEDALS Established on the web since 1999. The cross has aged to a grey finish with it's original ribbon, which has the award reverse mounted onto a bar for possible post war wearing. Another distinctive feature of late-war crosses is an orientation of loop for ribbon suspension: initially it was brazed perpendicularly to the plane of award while later in a single plain. WW2 German KVK 1st Class - Sold - GO-4422. WWI German War Merit Cross Ribbon Pins for auction. Preserving and sharing history is an important role BSR Militaria fills in the collecting community. The War Merit Cross (or Kriegsverdienstkreuz in German) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War awarded to military personnel and civilians alike.