Dr. Fritz Todt steel grade award, with award number 87 to reverse and dated 8 2 44. Still retaining it's paper tag. There is disagreement between collectors of this numbered type of Fritz Todt badge. Some think it original and made by a different maker, whilst others don't like it. It is fair to say no one so far has manged to prove it either way. So in light of this, we are selling it as a high quality replica to be on the safe side.
War Order of the German Cross in Gold. 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.
Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller (LDO) was the organisation responsible for the order distribution, the raw material allocation as well as the quality of medals and the companies that manufactured them in Nazi Germany.
This style of LDO box is used for Combat medals such as the Iron Cross, Infantry Assault Badge and others.
Complete with initialled emblem and a smart red interior.
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.