Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse 1914 – Iron Cross 1st Class 1914
Reference: OEK 1908, Wernitz T261
Iron Cross from I. Word War, instituted on 5.8.1914 by Emperor Wilhelm II. Awarded original, three piece flat construction, with magnetic core (type H). Under the catch manufacturers mark KO, attributed to manufacturer Klein & Quenzer, Oberstein.
Very nice condition. Blackening on the date and crown partially missing, back dark patina, pinset complete and working.