Herzogtum Braunschweig. Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Klasse – Duchy of Brunswick. War Merit Cross 2nd Class
Reference: OEK 633
Decoration from the World War I., established on 23.10.1914 by the Duke Ernst August (known also as Ernst-August-Cross). First class was instituted on 20.03.1918 and awarded for repeated excellent merits in the war to the previous owners of the 2nd class and the EK or equivalent distinction. Only 2660 1st Class corsses were awarded.
Brass, excellent condition. Back shield stamp of the famous manufacturer Paul Meybauer, Berlin.