Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse 1914 – Iron Cross 2nd Class 1914
Reference: OEK 1908, Wernitz T165
Iron Cross from I. Word War, instituted on 5.8.1914 by Emperor Wilhelm II. Cross 2nd Class, marked on the ring with (a bit indinstinct) makers mark EW. According to Frank Wernitz book, cross attributed to Emil Wiechmann, Goldschmiedemeister, Berlin.
Excellent condition, iron core with intact blackening, great patina. On original old ribbon, taken off from a medal bar.