GERMAN COMBAT AND SERVICE AWARDS

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#G2394 War Merit Cross with Swords, 2nd Class "31"
Original WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords in 2nd Class. Maker marked on the ring "31". Great example in very lightly used condition and never cleaned. $65
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#G2393 War Merit Cross with Swords, 2nd Class "87"
Original WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords in 2nd Class. Maker marked on the ring "87". Great example in very lightly used condition and never cleaned. $65
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#EC114 Black Wound Badge "L14"
Original WWII German Black Wound Badge, awarded to members of the Wehrmacht for being wounded once or twice in hostile action. Late war quality steel construction, with maker mark "L14" on the reverse attributed to the firm Freidrich Orth of Wien, Germany. Pin attachment points show a weird corrosion / aging. Includes envelope for issuing the badge. Nice set. $85
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#RG131 Iron Cross 1st Class "26"
Original WWII Iron Cross 1st class. Maker marked "26" on the reverse attributed to the firm BH Mayer. Very nice lightly worn example. $450
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#G2198 Silver Wound Badge in Tombac
Original WWII Silver Wound Badge (SWB). Tombak example that has been lightly worn with a strong silver finish still remaining. Nice example that has never been cleaned. $110
#G2379 Black Wound Badge "93"
Original WWII Black Wound Badge (BWB). Late war painted steel example maker marked "93" on the reverse attributed to the firm Richard Simm & Söhne, of Gablonz. Barrel hinge which is uncommon to find on BWB's. Nice example that has never been cleaned. $75
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#EC73 Heer Panzertruppe Marksmanship Lanyard 1st-4th Class Badge
Original WWII German Heer Panzertruppe Marksmanship Lanyard 1st-4th Class Badge. Nice example that appears to have been worn on a lanyard at one point. Wire hooks still intact and soldered in place on the reverse. Nice example. $400

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#EC63 DRK Social Welfare Medal 4th Class
Original WWII German Deutsche Rote Kreuz (DRK / German Red Cross) Medaille fur Deutsche Volkspflege Vierte Stufe (Social Welfare Medal 4th Class). Circular alloy medal measuring approximately 38mm in diameter. Medal ring and ribbon suspension ring still present along with original ribbon. The 4th Class Medal was awarded to military ranks of Leutnant and below who were involved with the care of sick & wounded personnel. $100
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#EC62 Equestrian Badge in Silver
Original WWII German Reichsverband fur Zucht und Prufung Deutschen Warmbluts (Reich Association for Breeding & Testing of German Warmbloods) Deutsche Reiter-Abzeichen in Silber (German Equestrian Badge in Silver). Made by the L. Chr. Lauer firm in Nurnberg-Berlin. Silver-washed allow badge with original hinged pin & catch system at rear intact. Awarded on the basis of special achievements, tournament events, and racing events in the field of horse riding. $175
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#EC50 Kriegsmarine Blockade Runner’s Badge
Original WWII German Kriegsmarine Blockade Runner’s Badge, awarded to Naval personnel for returning with intact ships and critical resources after running enemy blockades. Nicely identified on the reverse by designer “FEC. OTTO PLACZEK BERLIN” and maker “AUSF. SCHWERIN BERLIN”. Early example with nice details and worn but nice original finish. $475
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#EC27 Wehrmacht Four Year Long Service Medal
Original WWII German Wehrmacht Four Year Long Service Medal with motto “Treue Dienste in dar Wehrmacht” (Loyal Service in the Armed Forces). The medal is nicely period mounted on original ribbon with Wehrmacht style eagle above, and pin on reverse. The award is die struck from magnetic sheet metal with a silver wash. This is a great textbook example. $125
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#EC19 Luftwaffe Observer's Badge 
Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Air Force) Observer's badge in case of issue. Awarded to those who participated in five operational flights over enemy territory or a minimum of two months active service. Two piece construction with desirable stylized "A" maker mark on reverse, representing the firm F. W. Assmann & Söhne of Lüdenscheid.  Both the award and case are in good condition showing some age, patina, and oxidation that has never been cleaned. The badge appears to have been lightly worn. All components are in working over, including the closure clasp on the box and pin on reverse of the award. A nice set with great details. $1150
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#RG54 Reichsbund der Deutschen Beamten (RDB) Pin
Original WWII German Reichsbund der Deutschen Beamten (RDB) pin.  These were for wear by the Reich Federation of German Civil Servants or also known as National Socialist Civil Servants Federation, which was the trade union for German State Officials during the Third Reich.  This example is marked on the reverse with GES. GESCH. and intertwined RN maker logo.  Nice example with strong finish and no damage. $75

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#DW46 Cloth German Cross in Gold 1941
Original WWII cloth German Cross in Gold 1941. Awarded to members of the Wehrmacht who demonstrated extreme acts of bravery or achievement. Near mint condition hand embroidered example of exceptional quality with makers paper label still on the back, never applied to a uniform. The maker's information is "A. Westmann Dresden". *Sold*
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#G2231 Iron Cross 1st Class in Case of Issue
Original WWII German Iron Cross 1st class complete with case of issue. "L59" marked on the reverse attributed to the firm Alois Rettenmaier of Schwäbisch-Gmünd. The Iron Cross is in nice lightly worn condition. The issued box is in excellent condition showing just some of the typical yellowing to the interior fabric, with nice working hinge and catch. *Sold*
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#G2136 Iron Cross 1st Class "20"
Original WWII Iron Cross 1st class. "20" marked on the reverse attributed to the firm C.F. Zimmerman or Pforzheim. Very nice worn example. *Sold*
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#G2196 Iron Cross 1st Class "26"
Original WWII German Iron Cross 1st class. "26" marked on the reverse attributed to the firm B.H. Mayer's Kunst-prageanstalt of Pforzheim. Nice worn example. *Sold*
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#G2374 Iron Cross 1st Class, L/11
Original WWII German Iron Cross 1st class.  "L/11" marked on the reverse attributed to being an early example from the firm Wilhelm Deumer, of Lüdenscheid. Nice worn example. *Sold*
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#G2109 Iron Cross Second Class '128' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class in unissued condition with issue envelope and tissue paper.  Maker marked on ring '128' attributed to S. Jablonski Gmb H of Posen.  This is a true matching set with the issue envelope also identified to S. Jablonski by the stamp on the lower left corner.  The original ribbon is also unused and has never been put on the ring. Nice untouched unissued set, never cleaned and exactly as found. *Sold*
#G2331 Iron Cross 2nd Class in Bag of Issue
Original WWII German Iron Cross 2nd Class in the original paper issue packet with ribbon. Complete unissued set. Excellent condition with expected patina and never cleaned or assembled, the ribbon has never even been unfolded. Great set! *Sold*
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#G2164 Iron Cross Second Class '137' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '137' attributed to J.H. Werner of Berlin. Top condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2163 Iron Cross Second Class '122' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '122' attributed to JJ. Stahl of Strassburg. Top condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2088 Iron Cross Second Class '13' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '13' attributed to Gustav Brehmer of Markneukirchen/Sa. Nice untouched condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2083 Iron Cross Second Class '27' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '27' attributed to Anton Schenkle Nachfolger. Nice untouched condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2108 Iron Cross Second Class '65' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '65' attributed to Klein & Quenzer A.G. of Idar Oberstein. Nice untouched condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#RG45 Iron Cross Second Class '55' 
Original WWII German Iron Cross second class.  Maker marked on ring '55' attributed to J.E. Hammer & Söhne of Geringswalde. Nice untouched condition, never cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2242 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Original WWII German Iron Cross 2nd class. Standard unmarked example. Great condition, never cleaned, with original ribbon. *Sold*
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#G2325 Iron Cross 2nd Class
Original WWII German Iron Cross 2nd class. Standard unmarked example. Good condition with nice patina, never cleaned, with original ribbon. *Sold*
#EC51 War Merit Cross 1st Class
Original WWII German 1939 War Merit Cross 1st Class, awarded to civilians in recognition of meritorious service in furtherance of the war effort. Excellent condition, Tombac example with strong silver wash. Maker marked “50” on the centre of the pin for the firm Karl Gschiemeister of Wien. *Sold*
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#G2221 Close Combat Clasp in Bronze "JFS"
Original WWII Close Combat Clasp in bronze. This award was presented to soldiers who participated in hand to hand combat without the support of armoured vehicles. The badge features die struck construction in zinc, and the original bronze wash has aged and greyed and now features a nice never cleaned patina, this example having clearly been issued and actually worn. The reverse of the clasp is nicely maker marked with the embossed designer’s name and location"F.E.C. W. E. Peekhaus Berlin" as well as the manufacturer’s stylized initials within a rectangular border "JFS" attributed to Josef Feix Söhne of Gablonz. *Sold*
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#G2137 Infantry Assault Badge
Original WWII Army and SS infantry assault badge. "W.H." marked on the reverse attributed to the firm Hermann Wernstein, Jena-Lobstädt. Very nice example with strong silver wash still remaining. *Sold*
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#G2039 Panzer Assault Badge in Silver
Panzer assault badge in silver.  Maker marked AS in triangle (A.D. Schwedt of Stuttgart). Excellent condition with strong silver finish showing just some normal wear and age. *Sold*
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#G2138 Panzer Assault Badge in Silver
Original WWII Heer (Army) and Waffen-SS panzer assault badge in silver grade. "EWE" marked on the reverse, this maker is currently unknown. Nice example with strong silver wash still remaining. *Sold*
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#G2372 Silver Wound Badge in Tombac Maker '107'
Original WWII Silver Wound Badge (SWB) maker marked '107' which is attributed to Carl Wild of Hamburg. Tombak example in genuine worn condition with most of the silver finish still remaining. Nice example that has never been cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2173 Silver Wound Badge in Tombac Maker '100'
Original WWII Silver Wound Badge (SWB) maker marked '100' which is attributed to Wachtler & Lange. Tombak example that has been worn with a strong silver finish still remaining. Nice example that has never been cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2244 Silver Wound Badge in Tombac Maker '65'
Original WWII Silver Wound Badge (SWB) maker marked '65' which is attributed to Klein & Quenzer A.G. Tombak example that has been very lightly worn with a strong silver finish still remaining. Nice example that has never been cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2351 Black Wound Badge "65"
Original WWII Black Wound Badge (BWB) maker marked "65" attributed to Klein & Quenzer of Idar-Oberstein. Near mint condition, lightly worn if at all. Nice example that has never been cleaned. *Sold*
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#G2098 Eastern Front Medal '93' 
Original WWII German Eastern Front Medal. Maker marked ‘93’ on the ring which is attributed to Richard Simm & Sohn of Gablonz an der Neisse. These were made of relatively low quality zinc, and this example has survived in nice condition.  Complete with original ribbon, in worn condition. Never cleaned. *Sold*
#G2352 Infantry Assault Badge "WH" 
Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge (IAB) in silver, maker marked "WH" attributed to Wilhelm Hobacher. Excellent lightly worn condition. *Sold*

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