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'
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.
Alloy badge for the Aachen Pilgrimage in 1937 to Aachen Cathedral.Approximately 800,000 Catholics came to Aachen in silent protest against the Nazi Regime and its ideology.Depicts Aachen Cathedral and inscribed with words 'Heiligtumsfahrt Aachen 1937'
Alloy badge for a reservist with the words 'Long live the Reserveman' to the badge beneath a helmet and on the ribbons 'Reserve hat Ruh parole heimat' meaning literally Reserve has peace when homeward bound.Pin retainer stitched to reverse.