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.
Awarded to volunteer's from the countries in Eastern Europe for their contribution to the German War Effort.This version with swords was for bravery in combat. Zinc construction with a gilt wash finish retaining a very high percentage of the gilt wash to front and reverse.Pin and retainer intact. Wood and pressed cardboard construction case with flock base and satin interior and simulated grained black leather covering .Box lid has a impressed gold image of the award.Excellent condition.
Plaque commemorating the Orientation trip by Motor Group Westmark on 27-28 August 1938 to the Taunus mountain region in Hesse .
One of the smaller enamel shields is missing in bottom right corner.Maker stamped to back 'ADAM DONNER, ELBERFELD'
Maker stamped to pin '50' for Karl Gschiermeister, Wien. Four equal sections of the wreath have been professionally removed leaving a stippled effect. We are not sure whither this is a die flaw or possibly something to do with adding swords in the design stage? Priced accordingly
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.