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.