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.
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.
Maker marked 'L12' and '800'.Although the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross was ranked second to the Grand Cross, the award was in fact the most coveted of all Third Reich Germany's decorations.These WW2 Crosses have an antiqued finish, and come complete with correct suspension loop and 12” (30cm) of neck ribbon.
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.
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.