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IRONCROSS #44392C Cased Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

This case of this box is a black leatherette showing a little wear on the left upper edge but the rest of the case is mostly in nice condition. The lid has a silvered embossing of the medal on the center area. The inside of the lid is a satin type padded material showing some impression signs of the cross below. The base of the box is of purple velvet. It is equipped with a slot to accommodate the cross.

The cross is a vaulted style showing some wear and usage. The serrations are still fairly crisp and the silvered outside edges have a good patination. All of the black center areas are intact with the raised crown at the top the "W" in the center and "1914" at the bottom. There is a barrel style hinge with a slim straight pin. The catch is soldered directly to the cross. A nice example here showing some usage.

Excellent. $450.00

IRONCROSS #44397C Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

This Iron Cross is in nice condition throughout still having good serrations and a full black surface. it features the Prussian crown at the top leg with a center "W" and a bottom "1914". The silver edges have a good patination.

The reverse has a double barrel style hinge with a Coke bottle shaped pin with a catch soldered directly to the medal. On the reverse of the medal beneath the pin it is marked "800" which is positioned below a coat of arms. A very nice high quality example here.

Excellent Plus. $495.00

IRONCROSS #44396C 1st Class Iron Cross

This 1st class Iron Cross is still in very very nice crisp condition having patinated edges to the silvering. The serrations are very fine and the center area has all of the blackening. The swastika is nicely vaulted out in the middle along with the 1939 date at the bottom leg.

There is a double style barrel hinge with a Coke bottle shaped pin. The catch is soldered directly to the medal. This badge is unmarked but is very very nice quality.

Excellent Plus. $425.00

IRONCROSS #37905 Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross is in good condition throughout, with patination spread across the silvered legs. The serrated areas on this cross show wear here and there but are still mostly crisp. This cross is nicely vaulted.

The obverse features the “W” in the center, with a Prussian crown above it and a date of “1914” on the lower leg.

The reverse of the cross has a double barrel hinge and a “Coke Bottle” pin. The catch is soldered directly to the medal.

Excellent. $225.00

IRONCROSS #32234 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some age and some wear throughout. The finish is worn on the high points but still appears to be good throughout the lower surfaces. The serrations are relatively crisp. The cross depicts a Prussian crown over a “w” in the center and the “1914” date below.

On the reverse is an additional Prussian crown over the initials “fw”. In the center is an oak leaf sprig over the date “1813”. There is no ribbon on this loop.

Excellent. $95.00

IRONCROSS #32599 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross is still very nice. The serrations are still crisp and the black field is still perfect on both sides. Very well pronouncement for its age. The obverse bears a Prussian crown over the initial, “W”, and the date, “1914”.

The reverse features a Prussian crown over the cipher, “FW”, with oak leaves in the center and a date of “1813” at the lower leg.

Despite missing the ribbon, and manufacturer marking, this medal remains in choice condition.

Near Mint. $85.00

IRONCROSS #37902 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some usage and patination throughout, but the black surface is still excellent. The serrated areas on this cross are still mostly crisp.

The obverse features the “W” in the center, with a Prussian crown above it and a date of “1914” on the lower leg.

The reverse has the traditional oak leaf sprigs in the center. There Prussian crown atop the initials “FW”, and a date of “1813” on the bottom leg.

Attached to the loop at the top is an Imperial parade bar with ribbons for both the Iron Cross and the Hindenburg medal. The loop is marked “W1”.

Excellent Plus. $115.00

IRONCROSS #36769 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross with Ribbon

This Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross shows much patination throughout, but the serrations are still crisp and the black field is still perfect on both sides. The obverse bears a Prussian crown over the initial, “W”, and the date, “1914”.

The reverse features a Prussian crown over the cipher, “FW”, with oak leaves in the center and a date of “1813” at the lower leg.

Attached to the loop above is the original ribbon, of lined satin with a black center and white and black stripes on each edge.

A nice medal that remains in choice condition, despite the patination.

Near Mint. $115.00

IRONCROSS #41340C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross has a deep patina on the silvered edges. The black finish remains 100% intact on both sides and the serrations are still crisp.

The loop is marked but it is very faint and quite difficult to make out.

A nice looking Imperial example here, just waiting for a ribbon.

Near Mint. $105.00

IRONCROSS #29599C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross with Ribbon

This imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross shows some age and a little bit of light rust on the reverse side, but the obverse side is still clean and seems to have all of the original darkening.

There is the usual “W” raised out in the center with a Prussian crown at the top and the 1914 date below. The reverse has the “FW” initials with crown and the “1813” date at the bottom, along with the oak leaves in the center. The serrations are still fairly crisp on this cross.

The ribbon is the original example and it does show a little bit of age and discoloration.

Overall though a pretty nice imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

IRONCROSS #32725 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This Iron Cross has a fine patination throughout and all of the serrations are still crisp. The original finish is still 100% throughout the obverse and reverse. The obverse depicts a raised “W” in the center with a Prussian crown at the top and the date, “1914” at the bottom leg. The reverse depicts a sprig of oak leaves in the center with a Prussian crown over the initials, “FW”. On the reverse is the date of inception, “1813”. There is no marking on the loop. There is no ribbon for this medal.

Excellent. $110.00

IRONCROSS #32918C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This imperial 2nd class Iron Cross has a nice patination throughout and is still quite crisp and in nice condition. The serrations are still excellent and the surfaces still have almost all of the original finish thinning a little on the high points. The obverse depicts the “W” in the center with a Prussian crown at the top leg and the date, “1914” at the bottom. On the reverse there is a set of raised oak leaves with a Prussian crown over the letters, “FW”. At the bottom is the date, “1813”, the year the Iron Cross was introduced. The loop on this example is marked, “KO”. Unfortunately there is no ribbon. A nice example though if you can get a ribbon for it.

Excellent. $105.00

IRONCROSS #42405 Screw-back 1st Class Iron Cross

This 1st Class Iron Cross has nice silvering on the legs, with some minor patination.

The serrations remain crisp and the original blacking is intact.

The reverse is fitted with a circular screw-back closure, as well as a retention pin.

A scarce original screw-back 1st Class Iron Cross here.

Excellent Plus. $395.00

IRONCROSS #43924C 1st Class Iron Cross

This 1st Class Iron Cross remains in very good condition throughout. The black finish is totally intact on both sides.

The silver edges show some patination and the serrations remain crisp.

The reverse of this cross has a double barrel hinge, a "Coke bottle" pin, and a soldered catch. The pin is marked "7".

A very nice 1st Class example here.

Excellent. $395.00

IRONCROSS #44039 Boxed 2nd Class Spange with Issue Ribbon

This Spange is in the original LDO box. The box is in fairly nice condition, although the corners are split. It is the standard black leatherette type, lined in brown paper.

The spange itself is nicely toned and has fine detailing throughout the eagle, wreathed swastika, and "1939" plaque. The spange is attached to the original ribbon via a pair of prongs.

A very solid example here.

Excellent Plus. $350.00

IRONCROSS #44036 Cased Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

The case for this Imperial example is covered in the usual black leatherette. On the right edge of the lid some of this leatherette has worn away, but the rest remains in good condition. And image of the medal is embossed on the center of the lid.

The medal itself is in fine condition, with crisp serrations, fine silvering, and about 98% of the original black finish.

The reverse of the cross has a double barrel hinge, a "Coke bottle" pin, and a soldered catch. The pin is marked "SW", the mark of the Sy & Wagner firm.

A nice Imperial example here.

Excellent. $450.00

IRONCROSS #44040 2nd Class Spange with Ribbon

This 2nd Class Spange has nice patination throughout and the eagle remains highly detailed. The eagle sits on a base marked "1939" with the edges cut at 45 degree angles.

The reverse has four folded mounting prongs.

The ribbon that accompanies this spange still has the holes in it and could be reconnected to the spange, if you so desire.

Excellent Plus. $275.00

IRONCROSS #44063C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross with Spange with Ribbon

This is a rarely seen combination here being a very fine Imperial Iron Cross with the attached spange. The Iron Cross has very fine silvered edges with some patina and very crisp serrations. The blackening on both sides of the cross remains in perfect condition throughout. Attached to the loop above is the black ribbon with white lines on both sides along with the 1939 2nd Class Spange. The spange retains all of its fine silvering throughout with outstanding detail. An extremely nice example here in first class condition.

Excellent Plus. $495.00

IRONCROSS #44038 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross with Austrian Ribbon

This Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross is highly patinated and retains crisp serrations. The black finish on both sides looks to be all intact.

Attached to the loop at the top is a black and white grosgrain ribbon, folded in the Austrian style.

A fairly difficult variant to find here.

Excellet Plus. $225.00

IRONCROSS #40764C Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 1st Class Iron cross is a silver example, with nice vaulting on the center area. The serrations are still in good condition. There is some wear to the black surfaces and the central "W", but nothing too bad. This wear is due to the high vaulting of the design.

The reverse of the cross has a double barrel hinge, a soldered catch, and a thing, "Coke bottle" pin. This pin is quite long, extended to the end of the cross. The lower leg of the cross is stamped "800".

A high quality Imperial example here.

Excellent. $395.00

IRONCROSS #43355C 1st Class Spange

This 1st Class Spange shows period wear but remains in good condition overall.

The 1939 plaque is the type with the ends cut at 45 degree angles. The reverse is fitted with a barrel hinge, tapered pin, and soldered catch.

A good, original example here.

Excellent $695.00

IRONCROSS #43356C 1st Class Spange

This 1st Class Spange is in nice condition throughout, with good detailing to the bird and wreathed swastika. The 1939 plaque is the type that is cut at 45 degree angles at the ends.

The reverse has a small barrel hinge and a tapered pin. The catch, however, is broken off. It could be repaired by someone with the know-how.

A decent spange here, with some condition issues.

Good. $595.00

IRONCROSS 42903C 1st Class Iron Cross

This 1st Class Iron Cross shows quite a bit of age and the black finish has worn from some of the high spots. The silvered edges have patinated and the serrations are slightly worn.

The reverse of the cross is fitted with a barrel hinge, a "Coke bottle" pin, and a soldered catch.

A decent 1st Class example here.

Good Plus. $295.00

IRONCROSS #42759 Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross

This Imperial Iron Cross is an extremely nice strike and appears to be, to me, in nearly mint condition. The serrations are very nice and the silver edges are finely patinated.

The obverse features the “W” in the center, with a Prussian crown above it and a date of “1914” on the lower leg. The reverse has the traditional oak leaf sprigs in the center. There Prussian crown atop the initials “FW”, and a date of “1813” on the bottom leg.

Unfortunately there is no ribbon with this piece, but that shouldn't be too difficult to remedy by the enterprising medals collector.

Excellent Plus. $110.00

IRONCROSS #40153C 2nd Class Spange

This 2nd Class Spange is in choice condition throughout, still having most of the original brightness. The detailing to the eagle and wreathed swastika. Below the bird is a plaque marked "1939". The plaque has angled corners.

The reverse retains all four original mounting prongs and is marked "L/11".

A very nice 2nd Class Spange here.

Near Mint. $325.00

IRONCROSS #39725 Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross

This Imperial 1st Class Iron Cross is in nice condition throughout, having 100% of the original black surfaces. The silvered edges have a nice patination and the serrations are still mostly crisp.

The reverse of the cross has a double barrel hinge, a straight, flat pin, and a soldered catch. This cross is unmarked.

A good Imperial example here.

Excellent Plus. $375.00

IRONCROSS #39348 1st Class Iron Cross

This 1st Class Iron Cross shows some age and period wear. The outer legs still have good silvering although they are quite patinated.

The black surfaces of the cross show wear, mostly around the centers of the legs and on the raised center swastika.

The reverse of this cross has a barrel hinge and a tapered flat pin. The catch is soldered directly to the medal and is the type without a pedestal. It is marked “20”, indicating the Zimmermann firm.

A good looking Iron Cross here, with some good period character.

Excellent. $375.00

IRONCROSS #37895 1st Class Spange with Screw-back

This 1st Class Spange shows some wear and patination on the right wing as well as the swastika. The detailing is good throughout the bird and wreath. It sits atop a plaque marked “1939”.

The screw-back is a round, fluted concave type. There are serrations for easy turning. It is marked “Deschler & Sohne”.

This is a fine original which would pair wonderfully with a tunic; this is a great opportunity to acquire a rare, authentic Spange.

Excellent. $795.00