Item Id: IMP22046
Combatants Cross of Honor Without Swords 1914/1918
Instituted in July of 1934 by von Hindenburg to recognize service in WWI. It ranked beneath bravery awards but above other service and campaign awards.
Die struck magnetic sheet metal award with a bronze wash. The cross has a plain reverse with embossed maker mark “R.V.3 Pforzheim”. The cross’s ribbon suspension loop and ring are both intact. Cross comes complete with a piece of original original ribbon. The medal shows some light surface rust and the bronze paint is partly missing.
Complete cross with a nice age patina!!