German 1870 Franco Prussian War 1870 Iron Cross 2. Class, with 25 year oak Leaf clasp, full size & miniature.
42mm wide, 3 piece made cross, with majority of black finish to central core, with toned 2 piece frame. Oak leaf clasp with good detail features and bright numerals. Full size medal comes with the scarce requisite miniature. The Iron Cross was instituted on 10 March 1813 by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia during the War of Liberation against the Napoleonic French forces.It is awarded for bravery. In spite of its iconic image and fame, it has always been made of modest materials and issued in relatively large numbers. It was designed by the neo-classical architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel and reflects the cross of the Teutonic Knights in the late Middle Ages which was also the emblem of Frederick the Great. We list militaria and coins weekly.
We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges.
We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year.
Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service.The item "PRE WW1 1870 GERMANY IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS MEDAL 25 YEAR OAK LEAF & MINIATURE" is in sale since Thursday, November 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)". The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.