Original WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

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Original WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History.  Nice quality, nickel/silver plated, die struck alloy award is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by an oak-leaf wreath to the obverse. The background field of the obverse centerpiece is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. The plain, reverse has a small, soldered, barrel type hinge, a broad, vertical tapered pin and catch all intact. The reverse of the pin is well marked with embossed manufacturer’s numerical code “3”,  Nice  example, Excellent condition some  loss to the silver finish otherwise in good condition.   100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided. One of the classic Third Reich combat awards.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Good maker marked example!

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