IRONCROSS #45141 2nd Class Spange with Ribbon
The accompanying ribbon has a black center with white edges and the medal is retained via the four prongs on the back.
A very fine display example here.
IRONCROSS #45417C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross with Ribbon
This Iron Cross shows some minor usage and good patination around the silvered edge areas of the medal. The depiction on the obverse of the “W” crown and 1914 date are excellent as are the crown FW oak leaves and 1813 on the reverse. The serrations are still fairly crisp.
The loop of this medal is marked but unfortunately I cannot read what the numbers are.
It is equipped with the original ribbon which has a black center with edges of white and black.
A good example here of the period.
IRONCROSS #45478C Iron Cross 2nd Class with Ribbon
This Iron Cross is in nice condition throughout having the full black surfaces on both sides. The silvered edges have mild patination. The serrations are still crisp on both sides.The obverse features the raised swastika in the center with the date 1939 on the bottom leg of the cross and on the reverse is the date “18183” on the bottom cross leg.The original ribbon is attached to the loop. The ribbon is in good condition with its colors of red center with stripes of white and black on both of the edges. The loop is not marke don this example.
Excellent Plus. $135.00
IRONCROSS #45276C 2nd Class Spange with Imperial Iron Cross and Ribbon
This 2nd class spange is an extremely nice piece still having the majority of its frosted finish. It depicts a party eagle with large wreath and swastika over the date plaque of 1939. It is attached to the proper black ribbon with white stripes via the original prongs.
Also attached to the medal is an imperial Iron Cross witch theoretically would have been worn with this spange. The imperial 2nd class Iron Cross still has good finish to both sides.
A very nice display example here.
Excellent Plus. $295.00
IRONCROSS #44860 Unissued 2nd Class Iron Cross with Ribbon
The outside edges are glistening with their silver and the serrations are nice and crisp. The blackening on both sides is in perfect condition with good vaulting to the center swastika.
The loop on this example is marked "13".
The Iron Cross comes with its original unissued ribbon with red center and white and black stripes.
if you are looking for a real stunner to add to your collection this is a beautiful example.
IRONCROSS #37898 1st Class Iron Cross
The black finish on this Iron Cross is still quite good, with wear only visible on the raised swastika.
The reverse of the badge has a double barrel hinge and a “Coke Bottle” pin. The catch is soldered directly to the medal. This medal is unmarked.
Excellent Plus. $350.00
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 #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.
IRONCROSS #41340C Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross
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 #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.
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.
IRONCROSS #44039 Boxed 2nd Class Spange with Issue Ribbon
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 #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
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.
IRONCROSS #43355C 1st Class Spange
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.
IRONCROSS #43356C 1st Class Spange
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.
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
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 #37895 1st Class Spange with Screw-back
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.