Eagle Order 2nd Class with Swords .Instituted on 1st May 1937 this high award was awarded to foreigners only as a mark of recognition and esteem by the German Government. The version offered is the 2nd Class with Swords which was issued to military personal of Italy and other allies of Germany during WWII. Die struck in bronze and finished in white enamel in gilt. The swords are riveted onto the front of the cross.
War Order of the German Cross in Silver. The German Cross was established in 1941 as an intermediate award ranked between the Iron Cross 1st Class and the Knights Cross. The Gold grade was awarded for bravery during front line military service. Despite its attractive price this copy has the same construction as an original being constructed of no less than five separate pieces in different finishes that are pinned together.
1411Ranked second only to the Grand Cross, the Knights Cross was in fact the most coveted of all Third Reich Germanys decorations. This example is die struck in one piece and has a black painted centre with a pleasing and authentic antiqued silver finish. Complete with correct suspension loop and 12"/30cm of neck ribbon. A fine quality piece at an affordable price.
The German Order (Deutscher Orden) was the most important award that the Nazi Party could bestow on an individual for duties of the highest order to the state and party. Adolf Hitler viewed this award as his personal decoration. This award was first made posthumously to Reichsminister Fritz Todt at his funeral in February 1942. A second posthumous award of the German Order was given to SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich later that year. It was unofficially known as the Death Order as it was almost always awarded posthumously. There were in all eleven confirmed recipients of this award between 1942 and 1945. Maker marked 'MUNCHEN 9'
The Luftwaffe Diamond issue of the Pilot/Observer Badge was introduced by Hermann Göring in 1935.Its recipients were extremely varied, ranging from the German military elite including Erwin Rommel, Wolfram von Richthofen and Göring himself, to Finnish Commander-in-Chief Baron von Mannerheim and Italian leader Benito Mussolini. It features the bejewelled eagle clutching the swastika at the centre, framed by a laurel and oakleaf wreath.Complete with maker's name on reverse and flat pin, the badges have a semi-matt gilt wreath and silver eagle, bejewelled with imitation diamonds. The piece is also made in the correct two-piece, riveted construction.
The Spanish Cross was awarded to members of Legion Kondor, a Division comprising of German Soldiers serving in the Spanish Civil War. The issue with diamonds was reserved for those deserving the highest honour, and was only ever awarded to 28 people, predominantly successful Luftwaffe Pilots.This gold issue is made from a zinc alloy and finished with a ring of imitation diamonds around the swastika. They also feature the correct vertical pin on the reverse.
Officially called The March 13, 1938 Commemorative Medal, the award was
used to commemorate the return of Austria to the German Reich. It is
also known as the Anschluss Medal, and was awarded to Austrian members
of the NSDAP and contributors to the campaign.
S.S. 4 Year Long Service Medal. This
award was instituted on 21st October 1938 and bestowed after 4 years
loyal service in the S.S. This superb original quality piece is die
struck in bronze with the correct blackened finish.
WW2 German Mine Rescue Medal, the obverse depicts crossed miner’s
hammers superimposed with the national insignia. The reverse has the
raised inscription, " Fur Verdienst im Gruben wehrwesen” For service in the mines.
The Olympic Games Medal Decoration was bestowed on those who served in the organisation of either the Summer or Winter Olympic Games of 1936. The 1st Class Medal was worn around the neck, and was awarded to those who served in the organisation and execution of the Games.This zinc alloy Medal features the enameled Olympic rings on 5 white and 5 gold bars. Topped by an eagle, this Medal comes with 12" of the according red ribbon with 5 white stripes and the black border.
The Golden Party Badge of the N.S.D.A.P. Small size numbered type. This smaller version of the Golden Party Badge was worn on civilian dress. This badge has excellent enamel quality and very crisp detail on the wreath. The reverse is engraved with the issue serial number and Complete with brooch pin.
The Golden Party Badge of the N.S.D.A.P. Full size numbered type. Awarded to the first 100,000 member's of the Nazi Party who were still members at the time the award was instituted. In fact, considerably less than 100,000 awards were made. Correct two piece construction with the enameled centre mounted on a gilt wreath. This badge has excellent enamel quality and very crisp detail on the wreath. The reverse stamped with the issue serial number and 'Gesch ges.' Proof mark.
The 2nd class Iron Cross also known as the EKII was awarded for a single act of bravery in battle, or a distinguished action above and beyond the call of duty. Die struck one piece, with aged silvered finish and black painted centre, 1939 and swastika to the front and 1813 on the back.Complete with 6 inches of ribbon.
This 1939 Bar to the Iron Cross was awarded to recipients of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class who were subsequently awarded the 1939 Iron Cross during WWII. The bar features the maker’s code on the reverse, and is fixed onto its ribbon with four fitted prongs.This insignia is finished in matt silver plate, and is supplied with a 6"/15cm length of 1914 Iron Cross ribbon.
Maker marked '1' The War Merit Cross with Swords was instituted on the 11th October, 1939, and was awarded for civilian or military merit which did not involve combat service on the front line. This is the 1st Class version with swords, which was awarded for bravery in the face of physical danger.These crossed feature a smart, light silvered finish to the front with a flat pin to the reverse for fitting.
Die cast and silvered with correct ribbon of the German Olympic Memory Medal (Deutsche Olympia-Erinnerungsmedaille).This silvered medal was awarded for service in the organisation of the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin. This was the lowest of the three classes of the German Olympic Decoration (Deutsche Olympia-Ehrenzeichen or Deutsches Olympiaehrenzeichen) and was not restricted to German Nationals.The back is stamped "Für Verdienstvolle Mitarbeit Bei Den Olympischen Spielen 1936" when translated means "For Meritorious Collaboration At The Olympic Games 1936".Supplied with 6 inches of the correct black edged orange ribbon with white stripes.
RZM and maker marked BM 1/122 These Golden Honour Badges signified exceptional service in or to the Hitler Youth, through either impressive acts or long service. It had many high-profile recipients such as Heinrich Himmler, as well as many forgeign nationals.This detailed reproduction features the Hitler Youth diamond at the centre, surrounded on all four side by a row of oakleaves. The reverse is complete with a pin and markers mark.
War time style 'LDO' envelope of the type used for German military medals.Paper construction with the 'LDO' motif applied to the front and standard LDO information to the reverse. The LDO or Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller was the quality control organization regulating retailers of orders and decorations.