German War Merit Cross
War Merit Cross, Second Class with Swords by "1" Deschler in Issue Packet. No maker markings on the cross, but with very nice detail. Instituted on 1 September 1939, it ranked below the Iron Cross. 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. WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS FIRST CLASS WITH SWORDS C J Campbell. Grand Cross 1st class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. h014880 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees; and had a related civil decoration. S Militaria Archives De-activated gun Accessories WW1 Misc Militaria Military Edged Weapons WW2 Misc Militaria British Military. A Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross Miniature Set, with Case, by Steinhauer & Lück Sale Date: December 17, 2019 Hammer Price $881. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. War Merit Cross Without Swords War Merit Cross With Swords Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Lilly Auction & Gallery. Dealer London. German Medal Makers and Their Marks 1813-1957 Book. The German Cross in Silver was awarded to military and non-military personnel, who held the 1st Class War Merit Cross with Swords, to recognize distinguished service in the execution of the war effort. Sources used. Astronaut and Space;. 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. Klasse), manufactured by Wilhelm Deumer, Lüdenscheid, with maker's mark '3' in box stamped on centre of reverse. Nice piece with magnetic core and maker marked for Steinhauer and Luck. 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. Good details to all. Very little tarnishing or age shows on this piece, with a tremendous amount of detail preserved. This Merit Cross as a little of the original ribbon attached to the loop. KVK War Merit Cross 2nd Class & Award Document. Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross without Swords; War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords - Screwback; War Merit Cross 1st Class without Swords - Screwback; War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords; 1957 War Merit Cross 1st Class; 1957 War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. The bracket is genuine and fully-functional. The War Merit Cross (or Kriegsverdienstkreuz in German) was a decoration of Nazi Germany awarded to military personnel and civilians during the Second World War. The ribbons are German-made. We also offer a medal mounting service. This packet includes and original wrapped cross and ribbon. It was instituted on 19 August 1940 and usually awarded to those workers in factories who significantly exceeded work quotas. 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. 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. The War Merit Cross was eventually used to recognize virtually any service, and was to become the German decoration most widely presented during the war. Item is bronze and in good condition. Reverse of pin is maker marked "62". Has a wide vertical pin back. The War Merit Cross (or Kriegsverdienstkreuz in German) was a decoration of Nazi Germany awarded to military personnel and civilians during the Second World War. War Merit Cross Second Class Nazi Medal without swords. The front shows a swastika in the center of a Maltese cross with swords. Description A genuine German War Merit Cross 1939, without swords Condition Very Good. german war merit cross 2nd class with swords - original. Only 48 awards were rendered of this decoration, which made it very prestigious in the eyes of the Nazi hierarchy. Below is one of the most recognizable German war bars, the Iron Cross 2nd class. The front shows a swastika in the center of a Maltese cross with a pair of swords in the back ground. The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to military personnel and civilians alike. 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. 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. Pin and catch are present to reverse. The German Cross made by Zimmermann with perfect rays and enamel. WW2 German KVK War Merit Cross 1'st 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 1St. Cross retains most if not all of its original finish and is LDO marked 'L/58' on its pin. WW2 German War Merit Medal $40. The Military Merit Cross 1914-1918. Klasse 1939 mit Schwerter. 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. There were two basic types; with swords and without swords. This book painstakingly reviews The War Merit Cross from 1939 through the postwar years. Home > German Militaria > Medals, Badges & Cases > Knights Cross & Iron Cross > War Merit Cross Awards The War Merit Cross award was a decoration of Nazi Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to both military personnel and civilians alike. Circa 1939. The cross was awarded to all ranks for distinction in war. 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). Constructed of silvered tombak, consisting of a Maltese Cross, the obverse with pebbled arms, with a central mobile swastika inside of an oak leaf wreath. Description. These medals and badges were all bought 20 + years ago. Below is a selection of our latest Germany medals for sale, including both military medals, civil medals and badges. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. 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. The War Merit Cross was instituted on 18th October 1939, in two classes with both classes issued, with and without swords, for award to military personnel and civilians, including females and foreigners, for exemplary service and/or bravery in Germany's war effort, in a non-combatant role. #GST050 – Germany, Oldenburg, War Merit Cross 1838-1918 Military ribbons and sashes shop offers you all kind of ribbons and sashes for orders, medals and decorations. 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. It displays the sewn on Deutschland cufftitle and brassard. ww2 german kvk cross war merit cross c/w ribbon in reasonable condition. Shipping for this item in the US is FREE! Pick-ups from our store location are welcome. WTS: WW2 German IAB & War Merit Cross medal - lot If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. No description defined. Here we have a German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords medal that is in great condition and is complete with ribbon. German Franco Prussian War Service Medal $ 40. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. w/o Swords: Awarded to non-combat soldiers or Citizens Swords: Awarded to front line soldiers WMC with Swords. searching for War Merit Cross 59 found (437 total) alternate case: war Merit Cross. Legend: + Indicates the Officer died in the war. 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. The 3 is clearly marked on the reverse as you can see in the photos. 49mm wide medal is in the style of a Maltese cross having two broad swords which piece the center. It was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia on 17 March 1813 during the Napoleonic Wars (EK 1813). WW2 German War Merit Cross With Swords Bronze. The Ernst August War Merit Cross was established as a subordinate award to the Military Merit Cross. Images may not be used or reproduced without our. 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. WWII War Merit Cross w/ Swords 1st Class Item: GM1102 Price: $139. Astronaut and Space;. Very little tarnishing or age shows on this piece, with a tremendous amount of detail preserved. FULL SIZE Spanish Civil War 1936 1939 - WW2 1940 1945 Item 100% original - ribbon original Condition as on the. Condition: Very good. Maker marked "L/15". Please note all German medals and badges listed are original. 3 in stock. Shipping for this item in the US is FREE! Pick-ups from our store location are welcome. Next we have a German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords medal that is in great condition and is complete with ribbon. Ribbon bar's ribbons; Scepters; Gorgets; Belts and Buckles; Dress Aiguillettes and Tresses; Rings; Weapon Related; 1860-1918 German Uniforms. Home About Us. 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. Dimensions: 42mm x 42mm. Third Reich Wound Badges. German War Merit Cross 1st class- KVK- Kriegsverdienst Kreuz 1 Klasse, in zinc alloy, marked "3" (Wilhelm Deumer) on reverse, silvering is very fine but a bit patinated from the reverse. 1939 WW2 KVK German War Merit Cross Second Class Medal. Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history. Unmarked cross, however, this hinge and pin setup typically attributed to Julius Bauer Sohne (marker code "43"). War Merit Cross 1st class with Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1. 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. Get the best deals on WW2 German iron Cross when you shop the largest online selection at eBay. The full, accurate name of "the Diamonds," is "Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds," or in German, "Das Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub, Schwertern, und Brillanten. The ribbons are German-made. wwii german nazi lot of three third reich period medals. The swords device is a die-cast duplicate. The white ribbon bar is for the Spanish Blue Division volunteer medal. german nazi party flag cotton (2 x 3) $19. Black grained leatherette case with a silver-blocked War Merit Cross (without swords) motif to the lid. Unsigned cross but made by Lorioli, Milan. I've been having a difficult time finding research on determining authenticity of this medal so I've included some pictures to get your opinion on if this is legitimate. Lilly Auction & Gallery. Condition: Very good. The highest German medal during the Great War. 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. WWII German War Merit Medal No Swords. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a de-Nazified version for veterans. WW2 German large size war merit cross second class without swords with original ribbon in good used condition. The "Legion Condor" was a unit composed of volunteers from the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) and from the German Army (Wehrmacht - Heer) which served with the Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War of July 1936 to March 1939. We also offer a medal mounting service. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. As a successor to this, he created the War Merit Cross. The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was likely the most commonly awarded WWII German decoration. German Third Reich - 1939 War Merit Cross, 2nd Class, with Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz II mit Schwertern) - Bronzed zinc late war example, a chip to the suspension loop and the suspension ring possibly marked '1' (for Deschler), but indistinct and possibly a gouge. Very interesting original ribbon, arranged in the tri-fold style with safety pin type fastener. Next is a red with white stripe ribbon bar representing the red Military Merit Cross. The War Merit Cross 1st Class was a pin-backed medal worn on the pocket of the tunic (like the Iron Cross 1st Class). WW2 German War Merit Cross. Some of the most popular and well known German medals include the Iron Cross First Class, Iron Cross Second Class (aka. (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) Made of stamped brass, nickel plated. The German Cross in Silver was awarded to military and non-military personnel, who held the 1st Class War Merit Cross with Swords, to recognize distinguished service in the execution of the war effort. Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. German Knights Cross Out of an old Military collection is this cased German Knights Cross which has 925 stamped on the top leg along with a hard to read number on the loop. Dimensions: 42mm x 42mm. The Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross ranked above the German Cross in Silver but below the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross. German Military Medals & Awards Here we have a variety of German military medals, orders and decorations for sale from world war 1, world war 2, pre and post war periods. THE WWII GERMAN WAR MERIT CROSS - The war merit cross was a civilian award issued to the general population in Germany during WWII. War Merit Cross 2nd Class War Merit Cross 1st Class Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross in Gold Two Variants. The Merit Cross was bought from Militaria Net, and at time of publishing. This medal is another great and popular piece for the collector. nice condition with wear. Base is black velour. The version without swords was awarded for merit not involving exposure to physical danger. ) German Militaria. On 20 March 1918, the Duke authorized the award of this medal in 1st and 2nd class. Knight Cross of the War Merit Cross Orders & Medals Society of America › Forums › German Medal Collecting › Third Reich 1933-1945 › Knight Cross of the War Merit Cross This topic contains 0 replies, has 1,007 voices, and was last updated by medalnet 8 years, 6 months ago. Product Description. Ribbon bar consists of WWI Iron Cross 2nd class, War Merit Cross w/Swords, Cross of Honor w/Swords and 25 year Faithful Service. Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history. New German War Merit Cross Without Swords II. The cross was awarded to all ranks for distinction in war. Very little tarnishing or age shows on this piece, with a tremendous amount of detail preserved. The Brunswick War Merit Cross German: Braunschweigisches Kriegsverdienstkreuz) also known as the Ernst-Augustkreuz, was a military decoration of the Duchy of Brunswick. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 made. ! Items in the Worthopedia® are obtained exclusively from licensors and partners solely for our members’ research needs. Germany Medals For Sale. By the end of the war it was issued in four degrees; and had a related civil decoration. An original 1939 German War Merit Cross without Swords out of an old military collection that is being sold off. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) Edit. Get the best deal for Germany WWI Collectable Medals (1914-1918) from the largest online selection at eBay. These medals and badges were all bought 20 + years ago. Some of the most popular and well known German medals include the Iron Cross First Class, Iron Cross Second Class (aka. w/o Swords: Awarded to non-combat soldiers or Citizens Swords: Awarded to front line soldiers WMC with Swords. WW2 German War Merit Cross without Swords An original medal in good condition. nice condition with wear. Dimensions: 42mm x 42mm. This is a zinc-based (feinzink) example and these are usually found on display boards or loose such as this one. 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). Next we have a German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords medal that is in great condition and is complete with ribbon. WW2 German War Merit Medals/Crosses A very nice condition set of an War Merit Medals/Crosses. The cross could be suspended on the ribbon of the Bravery Medal in case of war merit or on a plain red ribbon for merit in times of peace. Nice condition and numbered ring, however, no ribbon. Veteran Certified. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords. [1] It was closely related to the War Merit Cross , which could be awarded to military personnel and civilians alike for outstanding service to the war effort. The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a decoration of Germany during the Second World War, which could be awarded to military personnel and civilians alike. War Merit Cross with swords Description Description. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a de-Nazified version for veterans. This award was created by Adolf Hitler in 1939 as a successor to the non-combatant Iron Cross which was used in earlier wars (same medal but with a different ribbon). Home About Us. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 made. The Hindenberg cross (unofficial nomenclature) without swords would have been awarded to members of the WW1. WW2 German War Merit Cross WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords. There were two basic types; with swords and without swords. The War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords was given to soldiers for bravery, not necessarily in the face of the enemy. Complete with correct original ribbon that shows a little normal wear. Home / Medals / Medals German / Iron Crosses & War Merit Crosses / War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords. WW2 German KVK War Merit Cross 1'st Class with Swords. A Rare Knight’s Cross of the War Merit Cross in Gold, by Deschler & Sohn Sale Date: July 30, 2019 Hammer Price $7,801. War Merit Crosses - Epic Militaria JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. The width of the arms of the cross is 3 mm. wwi imperial german 1914 iron cross 4-place ribbon bar - double. German War History Cross Wwii Josef Charita Vtg Gordon Williamson Merit Signed War Merit Cross $149. The War Merit Cross 1st Class was a pin-backed medal worn on the pocket of the tunic (like the Iron Cross 1st Class). Packet is light brownish color with tittle of award printed on front in black print with maker printed on back. Frosted pebbled silver cross with "polished" silver swastika highlights and border. War Merit Medal: € 30. Next is the German Eastern Front ribbon bar. The background field of the obverse centerpiece is smooth while the arms of the cross have a. The War Merit Cross, Kriegsverdienstkreuz, was awarded for factory work that exceeded production quotas, for military supply and support, for propaganda work, etc. Browse our daily deals for even more savings! Free delivery and free returns on eBay Plus items!. 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. Tombac based badge with nice silver finish. Klasse 1939 mit Schwerter. The War Merit series was expanded on 19. German WWI, Saxon War Merit Cross, 1915-1918 Price: $150. A really lovely example of a 1957 issued Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross with Swords within its case of issue. They are 100% clean, no stains. w/Swords with case marked 1 maker Deschler & Sohn, München; Tombac - quality in silvered tombac, in super condition. Z1850 WWII German Second Class War Merit Cross without Swords (15 Friedrich Orth) Description: Here is a very nice second class war merit cross as manufactured by Freidrich Orth. h059072 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. All the patches are 100% original, and are in used condition. Check out my other items! 303061788190. Add to cart. Klasse), manufactured by Wilhelm Deumer, Lüdenscheid, with maker's mark '3' in box stamped on centre of reverse. Excellent condition and guaranteed original WWII Nazi German War Merit Cross 2nd Class w/o Swords. Knight's Cross of The War Merit Cross. German Third Reich - 1939 War Merit Cross without Swords, 1st Class (Kriegsverdienstkreuz ohne Schwerter, 1. Next we have a German War Merit Cross 2nd class with swords medal that is in great condition and is complete with ribbon. The site also includes medals and badges e. Manufactured by LAUER NURNBG-BERLIN, Lauer of Nurenberg and Berlin. Knights Cross, War Merit Cross #4787 Select Category --> German Militaria United States Japanese Russian Arms, Armor Totenkopf Rings Collector Products Book Store Firearms Postcards Gallery Archive Show All Items. 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. This guide is for identification only. Has a wide vertical pin back. 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. Military Merit Medal 1832-1918 : G/277 - 35mm War Merit Cross 1914-1918 Combatant. WAR MERIT CROSS 2nd Class 1939 with swords, with large size paper packet of issue maker marked Alois Rettenmeyer, Schwab. 00 Sale Price 60% OFF. Nice example. Complete with correct original ribbon that shows a little normal wear. Shows wear (mostly flaking to black finish) and age, some rusty spots throughout. An Original Soviet Order of the Red Banner of Labor Medal, Type 6, Var. WW2 German police Medalbar with EK2, Police long service cross, Schlesischer Adler, commemorative medals € 325. 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. read more german army war badges of wwii book $11. Dealer London. WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1939 BAR TO IRON CROSS 1ST CLASS. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. KVK2 War Merit Cross Second Class by "41" Gebruder Bender w/ Part of Packet. This structure was expanded because the current and prior structures were not modernly designed, and voids would exist both in the civilian and military areas. Modern era German military awards have been presented since the end of World War II and the establishment of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949. Just fine condition. The War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords was given to soldiers for bravery, not necessarily in the face of the enemy. Below is one of the most recognizable German war bars, the Iron Cross 2nd class. The War Merit Cross (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was a military decoration of the Principality of Lippe. 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. Preserving and sharing history is an important role BSR Militaria fills in the collecting community. 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). Decorations and Medals. WW2 German War Merit Medal $55. Medal has sharp clear detail and nice original finish. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 made. The cross is the type with the cast in eye ring and is in fair condition. read more german army war badges of wwii book $11. About 10″ in near mint condition. An original 1939 German War Merit Cross without Swords out of an old military collection that is being sold off. The War Merit Cross 2nd Class was the award that bore the main burden of replacing the non-combatant ribbon of the Iron Cross. It displays the sewn on Deutschland cufftitle and brassard. The Iron Cross ( German: Eisernes Kreuz (help·info), abbreviated EK) is a former military decoration in the Kingdom of Prussia, and later in the German Empire (1871–1918) and Nazi Germany (1933–1945). War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. DBG Militaria : WW2 German Militaria - Boer War Militaria WW1 British Militaria WW1 German/ Austrian Militaria WW2 British Militaria WW2 German Militaria Post War Militaria Military Issued Watches WW2 Home Front/Home Guard WW2 American Militaria R. International postage available please use contact form for postage quote. WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class 1939 For Sale Since eBay prohibits Nazi memorabilia that contains a swastika, I am posting for sale here this WWII German Knights War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class for $70 shipped within the USA. WWII German War Merit Medal No Swords. War Merit Cross 1st class with Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1. Noted is how the hinge and hook are cast as part of the award and not soldered together as seperate pieces. First piece of WWII militeria I ever bought actually. Military medals are a fascinating collectible and a true marker of someone’s dedication to the subject. 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. WW2 German War Merit Cross 1st class: WW2 German War Merit Cross with swords 1st class. Original ribbon attached. Including an original bag for the award. The award was given to individuals who contributed to the war effort. An original 1939 German War Merit Cross without Swords out of an old military collection that is being sold off. WW2 German War Merit Medal $40. The War Merit Cross 2nd Class was the award that bore the main burden of replacing the non-combatant ribbon of the Iron Cross. It is a very good well kept medal, in used but unmarked condition. Base is black velour. 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?. Beautiful, crisp and accurate reproduction of War Merit Cross award certificates. A round bronze medal; the obverse depciting the outline of a War Merit Cross First Class; the reverse inscribed “Für Kriegsverdienst” (German - For War Merit), and dated “1939”; on a loop for suspension - accompanied by its full length period original ribbon. The German Cross made by Zimmermann with perfect rays and enamel. War Merit Crosses. War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords. This book is excellent reference material on the German War Merit Cross/Medal of World War II. WW1 WWI GERMAN Military Brunswick War Merit Cross 2nd Class Medal 1914 - $15. The service decorations include the Kriegsverdienstkreuzes der I. War merit cross 1st class without swords for civilians. This was primarily in order to maintain the prestige of the Cross. A WWII German Nazi War Merit Cross 1st Class. The War Merit Cross 1st Class was a pin-backed medal worn on the pocket of the tunic (like the Iron Cross 1st Class). It is maker marked "3" in a box which appears to have been double stamped. The front shows a swastika in the center of a Maltese cross with swords. The ribbon of the War Merit Cross was in red-white-black-white-red; that was, the red and black colors being reversed from the ribbon of the World War II version of the Iron Cross. WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1939 BAR TO IRON CROSS 1ST CLASS. Time Remaining: updating left to bid! High Bid: USD 5. 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. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. Please note all German medals and badges listed are original. The War Merit Cross awards have always been seen as somewhat of a poor relation to the Iron Cross. Kriegsverdienstkreuz (KVK) / War Merit Cross + etui (maker "43" Julius Bauer & Söhne from Zella-Mehlis) Read more; SOLD OUT Kriegsverdienstkreuz ohne Scwerter (KVK) / War Merit Cross without cross + etui (maker Steinhauer & Lück) Read more; SOLD OUT WWII German Feuerwehr - Ehrenzeichen 2. The swords device is a die-cast duplicate. Very good condition. 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. Class - Kriegsverdienstkreuz ohne Schwerten. WW2 German War Merit Cross $75. The War Merit series was expanded on 19. WWI German Military Brunswick War merit cross 2nd class with ribbon. 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. The ribbon for the War Merit Medal was similar, but with a narrow red vertical red strip in the center of the black field. On formal occasions or military parades the Cross was worn suspended from the ribbon or as part of a group. h058672 war merit cross 2nd class 1939, with swords, award document. , in short, for superior performance in any of the non-combat activities needed to support the total war effort of a Twentieth Century industrial state. The level of detail, consistency and quality demanded of WW2 Nazi Germany was unmatched for the time. Comes with authentic ribbon. WW2 German War Merit Cross 1st class: WW2 German War Merit Cross with swords 1st class. They have all come from one guys collection I have looked over them most are copies/reproductions so I am listing his whole collection as such so buyer knows that. WW2 German War Merit Cross With Swords 2nd Class. Klasse mit Schwertern. It was reissued in 1957 by the Bundeswehr in a De-Nazified version for veterans. The version with swords was awarded for bravery. We would like to point out that BSR Militaria has never been, and do not condone views, beliefs and ideologies to any fascist organization. Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2, Military Awards and Medals 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 ?. A Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross Miniature Set, with Case, by Steinhauer & Lück Sale Date: December 17, 2019 Hammer Price $881. This has been in my collection for over 20 years. A faithfull reproduction of the War Merit Cross or KVK (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz)This decorstion could be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel. War Merit Cross was issued to the subjects of that tiny German state regardless of their descent, social status, military rank and position.

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