Medal Ribbon Case

Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display


Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display

Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display   Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display
Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display The set consists of the WW1 Cross of Honour for military combatants (also known as the Hindenburg Cross), the Franco-Prussian War 2nd class Iron Cross and an Iron Cross dated 1914. The later appears to be an unofficial 1st class one to compliment the dress uniform official one. Also included is a ribbon clasp with for the Iron Cross, Cross of Honour and a black wound badge.

The Iron Cross has the Imperial Crown with FW for King Friedrich Wilhelm, a sprig of Oak leaves signifying strength and the commemorative date 1813. The Cross of Honour awarded to combatants (Frontkämpferkreuz) shows a laurel wreath circling the the years 1914 and 1918 in the centre. It has crossed swords between the arms, while the Cross of Honour for Non-Combatants and next of kin have no swords. The Cross of Honour is worn suspended from a ribbon with black edges, two white stripes and a centre red stripe.

Dimensions The medals are of standard size. The frame is 14.4 inches (36.5cm) wide, 11.2 inches (28.5cm) tall and 1.3 inches (3.3cm) deep. The total weight is 1.11 kg. Condition The medals are in good condition. The silver has tarnished in places.

The frame has a few small dings along the edges as shown. For further details and condition see pictures. The item "Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display" is in sale since Monday, August 25, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Type: Medals & Ribbons
  2. Era: 1914-1945
  3. Conflict: Franco-Prussian & World War I (1914-1918)
  4. Service: Army
  5. Country/ Organization: Germany
  6. Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  7. Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany

Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display   Cased Imperial Germany Franco Prussian War & WW1 Medal Display