A boxed example of the very rare Silver Spanish Cross without swords attributed to Rudolf Wachtler & Lange complete with LDO box. This rare award without swords was awarded to non combatants and is much rarer than the version with swords.
Only 327 were awarded.
NS-RKB flag bearers armband insignia of gilded alloy with embroiderd cloth centre flag of iron cross with swastika.To the reverse is a double pin with retainers for attaching to the centre of the navy blue wool armband worn mounted on the upper right sleeve .
This is a very rare piece of insignia.Excellent condition.
Bronze washed alloy construction medal features two embossed figures unfurled national flag and a national eagle and swastika beneath. The reverse features embossed script "1 Oktober 1938", with additional script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer". (One People, One Nation, One Leader). Attached to the ribbon is the rare thin pronged Deumer Prague Castle Bar.
Alloy decoration with nickel-silver plated highlights ,much white frosting finish remaining and black enamel swastika. Für treue Dienste" (For Loyal Service), to the reverse.Pinback device to top reverse of ribbon. Rare miniature bar included.The award is housed in a red simulated leather cardboard case, with a "25" embossed in silver to its top. Red felt interior.Bottom corners of case the cardboard is detached cleanly at corners .Maker label to interior of box lid of 'Franz Reischauer, Oberstein'
Alloy award with a bronze wash. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center, "1 Oktober 1938", encompassed by additional embossed script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer" (One People, One State, One Leader). The award comes housed in its original softwood and cardboard construction issue case with a simulated grained burgundy leather covering with impressed gilt printed national eagle to the center of the lid.Unfortunately the swastika has been removed or DeNazified. The interior of the case has a burgundy flock lining to the bottom. The interior top lid is lined in white satin.
Die struck bronze alloy construction medal with a bronze wash. Latin script, "Für Arbeit zum Schutze Deutschlands", (For Work on the Defenses of Germany) to reverse. Comes with a tan paper envelope with black printed Gothic script "Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen", (German Defense Wall Honor Award). Reverse of envelope has black printed Gothic scripted manufacturer's name "Carl Poellath Schrobenhansen".