Spanish Breast Star "Al Merito En Campana" 1936-39
This Breast Star is in a Wonderfull condition, The roughly 2.75 inch diameter medal features a guided cross affixed to a larger eight-sided brass star. On the cross is a red, white, and blue enameled seal of the order. This Medal was also awarded to German soldiers of the Condor Legion.
The Spanish phrase "AL MERITO EN CAMPANA" translates to "FOR MERIT IN CAMPAIGN" in English. It... read more
DRK Nurse Member Badge
The Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (DRK), or German Red Cross, has a long history of providing humanitarian aid and medical services.
This Member Badge is a medium-sized version that features several engravings:
Bearer's Number "135", Town "Magdeburg" and Maker's Mark "A. Stübbe - Berlin"
These badges were an important part of the uniform and identification ... read more
NSKK HUY-Gelände und Orientierungsfahrt Motorbrigade Mitte 1936
A very nice and uncommon NSKK non-wearable Participant Badge.
"HUY-Gelände" and "Orientierungsfahrt" refer to an event or exercise that likely took place in 1936, organized by the NSKK. "HUY-Gelände" could refer to a specific location or terrain, and "Orientierungsfahrt" suggests an orientation drive or rally, which was a common activity for motor units. "Motorbrigade Mitte" tran... read more
Clasp to the Iron Cross 1st Class 1939
The "Wiederholungsspange 1. Klasse 1939" was awarded during World War II to recipients who had previously earned the Iron Cross 1st Class in a prior conflict and subsequently distinguished themselves in combat during World War II.
The clasp featured a design that could be attached to the ribbon or suspension loop of the Iron Cross 2nd Class, and it denoted additional acts of brav... read more
Spanish Legion Condor Merit Medal
The "Spanish Legion Condor Merit Medal" was a military decoration awarded by Nazi Germany to members of the German Condor Legion who served during the Spanish Civil War. The Condor Legion was a unit of the German Luftwaffe (air force) that supported General Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces in their fight against the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War from 1936 to 1939.
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Iron Cross 1st Class Marked 6 "Fritz Zimmermann"
Eisernes Kreuz 1. klasse EK1 by Fritz Zimmermann from Stuttgart. Maker marked 6 on the prong. The cross has a functional pin and catch. The magnetic cross has a three piece construction with an iron core, the cross is showing some regular traces of wear and a nice patina. read more
Iron Cross 2nd Class Marked 93 "Richard Simm & Söhne"
Eisernes Kreuz 2. klasse EK2 by Richard Simm & Sohne, Gablonz a.d.N. Three piece construction with magnetic, iron core. Maker marked 93 in the ring. Good condition with fantastic overal patina. Original ribbon. read more
KVK 2nd Class with Swords
The KVK 2nd Class with Swords refers to the War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords (Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern) in Nazi Germany. The War Merit Cross was a military decoration awarded to recognize outstanding service and achievements during World War II, both in combat and non-combat roles. The addition of "with Swords" indicates that the recipient was recognized for their mili... read more
Kuban shield. Bronzed steel, magnetic construction with soldered on thick prongs. Complete with backplate. Very good condition. No repairs, no damage.
The Kuban Shield, also known as the Kubanschild in German, was a World War II German military decoration. It was instituted on September 21, 1943, and it was awarded to German soldiers who participated in the campaign to secure t... read more