Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1634: Large Grouping of German Iron Cross Medals

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Large Grouping of German Iron Cross Medals

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
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Class: Other

The grouping includes many variants on the Iron Cross, including 1813, 1870, 1914 and 1939 models. Variants include the 1870 with 25 year jubilee oak leaf, 1914 clasp and swastika band, the Cross for Merit for Women and Girls, miniatures, pinbacks, screwbacks, and others. Also included are a number of medal boxes and one Luftwaffe Ground Assault Badge. Provenance: The Putnam Green/Sycamore Collection

Rating Definition:

The medals are very good to excellent overall, with a few showing oxidation from storage. The ribbons show wear, tear and staining appropriate to age, as do the boxes.

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