German Baden medal. 1902 Jubilee medal, its Bronze and has a stain on front, this might clean off. Its was a award to Badeners for Military or Civil public service. The medal was instituted in 1902 on the 50th anniversary of Grand Duke Friedrichs of Baden reign. Double sided. This is a medal complete with its original ribbon, this ribbon is often seen on WWI and WWII German Medal bars or ribbon bars.
German WWII Eastern Front medal. This is the "Frozen Meat" medal. Issued to troops on the Russian front going through one Winter. This is the medal only and does not come wit the ribbon. Dark finish, medal is great shape. Doubled sided medal.
German WWII Issue Iron Cross 2nd class. Nice example of the issue EK2, complete with ring and ribbon. Very good condition, and clean. Light age. A nice example and this ones not marked. Ring is stamped "49".
German WWII Combat award Infantry Assault Badge. Dull Silver/Gray finish is a cast example. Nice details to the front, crisp. On the reverse, it has the long pin but the catch is broken off, still will hang on a tunic, but wont clasp. No markings.
German Reich Medal 1870-1871, the Prussian Franco War, awarded to German soldiers who were combatants. The medal measures 1 1/4" in diameter and is shiny brass in color. One side is decorated with the 1870 version of the big Iron Cross, laurel, and the divergence of the light beams. The reverse side is decorated with the pattern of the Coronation crown of Kaiser William I, and the inscription of Kaiser William I to read, “Dem siegreichen Heere” - “The Victorious Army”. The inscription is circled with “Gott war mit uns Ihm sei die Ehre” - “God with us, the glory belongs to the Gods”. Additionally, the outer edge of the medal is engraved with “AUS EROBERTEM GESCHUETZ” - “From the Captured Canons”, making this medal more uncommon. The condition is good. No ribbon.
Kaiser Wilhelm I Medal. Large circular gilt bronze medal with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a head and shoulders portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm I in full military uniform facing right, inscribed ‘WILHELM DER GROSSE DEUTSCHER KAISER’ (Wilhelm the Great German Emperor) and ‘KOENIG VON PREUSSEN’ (King of Prussia); the reverse inscribed ‘ZUM ANDENKEN AN DER HUNDERSTEN GEBURTSTAG DES GROSSEN KAISERS WILHELM I 1797 - 22 MAERZ - 1897’ (In commemoration of the hundredth birthday of the great Kaiser Wilhelm I 1797 - 22 March - 1897) above a cushion bearing the Prussian (Hohenzollern) crown and orb imposed on a sword, a laurel branch to the left, an oak branch to the right. The medal was awarded on 22 March 1897, the hundredth birthday of Kaiser Wilhelm I, to all military on active service and to the veterans of the wars of 1864, 1866 and 1870. It was made from Danish, Austrian and French cannon captured in those wars, designed by the artist Walter Schott (1861-1938) and produced by the Berlin medallists Firma L. Ostermann, founded in 1812 by Gottfried Bernhard Loos (1774-1843). Kaiser Wilhelm I (1797-1888) became King of Prussia in 1861 and Emperor of a united Germany on 18 January 1871. His reign was most notable for the unification of Germany under the guidance of Otto von Bismarck and its rapid industrial and economic progress. A good example. No ribbon.
German DRL Sports badge in Bronze. Bronze color badge has some finish wear in a few spots on the front. Back has the flat pin and hinge, with the thick round catch. Badge is marked PFORZHEIM and FRITZ KOHM on the other side back. Nice example and a maker not often seen.
Eastern peoples award in bronze without swords. This is the bronze award, its clean and has the original ribbon in green. Front sided only, unmarked back. Dies struck and made of a zinc alloy. Awarded to volunteers from the Eastern countries for the war effort working for the Germans.
GermanDRL Sports Badge in Silver. Retains about 75% of its finish. Third model (1937 onward) with the letters of the new monogram “DRL” and a swastika at the bottom of the wreath. The badge reverse ismarked D.R.G.M. 35269 [Deutsches Reichsgebrauchsmuster]and “WERNSTEIN JENA”. The pin is flat. Good issue medal.
DRL Sports Badge. Very nice condition, no finish. Third model (1937 onward) with the letters of the new
monogram “DRL” and a swastika at the bottom of the wreath. The badge reverse is marked D.R.G.M. 35269
[Deutsches Reichsgebrauchsmuster] and “WERNSTEIN JENA”. The pin is flat. Nice example.
German DRL Sports Badge in Bronze. There is just light wear. Third model (1937 onward) with the letters of the new monogram “DRL” and a swastika at the bottom of the wreath. The badge reverse is marked D.R.G.M. 35269 [Deutsches Reichsgebrauchsmuster] and “WERNSTEIN JENA”. The pin is flat. Nice example.
WWI German Silver Wound Badge. It was awarded to all military, non-military uniformed formations (and later civilians wounded in air raids). Awarded for 5 or more wounds. Its made from pressed metal with a silver finish that remains 90+%. Back has a needle pin with a metal hinge and a wire catch. Very nice! Was often worn on WWII uniforms.
German WWII Unissued ribbon bar ribbon. Its two ribbons together, the Iron Cross 2nd class, and the Eastern Front Medal ribbon, paired together. The strip is about 8 inches long which of course would do about ten ribbon bars!