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Item Id: IMP22082

Silesian Eagle First Class, VERY Rare Version


On 16 May 1933 the Silesian Eagle was recognized as an official award, authorized to be worn and manufactured throughout the entire period of the Third Reich. The Silesian eagle was instituted 16 June 1919 vy the commander of the VI Armby Corps, Generalleutnant von Friedeburg. In Juli 1921 Generalleutnant Hoefer instituted the addition of oak leaves to the award to commemorate the renewed defense of Silesia following the third polish uprising. The swords were also added to the award later the same year.


This is a first Class Silesian Medal, made of a Tombak. Very scarce version produced only a couple of months 1921 with oak leaves (but without swords). Three piece construction with both moon and banner attached with 2 prongs bent over drilled holes to the reverse. The hardware is intact and functional. The badge is in very good condition with light signs of age and use.


Super scarce version!!