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Imperial Germany, State of Baden, and Third Reich: A superb group of 8 awards for a recipient, an army officer probably with the Medical Services, who was awarded both the Iron Cross 1914, 2nd Class and the Baden Order of the Zahringer Lion, Knight's Class with Swords, and later saw long service with the Wehrmacht during the Third Reich.
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Imperial Germany, State of Baden, and Third Reich: A superb group of 8 awards for a recipient, an army officer probably with the Medical Services, who was awarded both the Iron Cross 1914, 2nd Class and the Baden Order of the Zahringer Lion, Knight's Class with Swords, and later saw long service with the Wehrmacht during the Third Reich.
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Imperial Germany, State of Baden, and Third Reich: A superb group of 8 awards for a recipient, an army officer probably with the Medical Services, who was awarded both the Iron Cross 1914, 2nd Class and the Baden Order of the Zahringer Lion, Knight's Class with Swords, and later saw long service with the Wehrmacht during the Third Reich.

Product Code: CMA/5854
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Imperial Germany, State of Baden, and Third Reich: A superb group of 8 awards for a recipient, an army officer probably with the Medical Services, who was awarded both the Iron Cross 1914, 2nd Class and the Baden Order of the Zahringer Lion, Knight's Class with Swords, and later saw long service with the Wehrmacht during the Third Reich.    

 

Group of 8: Germany - Imperial States - Prussia: Iron Cross 1914, 2nd Class; Imperial States - Baden: Order of the Zahringer Lion, Knight's Class with gold centre and crossed Swords, gold, silver, paste and enamels; Germany - Imperial: Honour Cross 1914-1918 with Swords, reverse makers marked: 'G&S'; Imperial States - Prussia: Medal of Honour of the Prussian Red Cross, 3rd Class in zinc alloy; Third Reich: Army Long Service Medal for 12 Years; Third Reich: Army Long Service Medal for 4 Years; Austria: War Service Medal 1914-1918 with crossed Swords; Hungary: War Service Medal 1914-1918. Mounted as worn. 

 

Condition: the second of excellent quality, Good Very Fine. 

 

The Order of the Zähringer Lion was instituted on 26 December 1812 by Karl, Grand Duke of Baden, in memory of the Dukes of Zahringen from whom he was descended.