Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse 1914 – Iron Cross 2nd Class 1914
Reference: OEK 1908, Wernitz T164
Iron Cross from I. Word War, instituted on 5.8.1914 by Emperor Wilhelm II. Cross 2nd Class, marked on the ring with makers mark R. According to Frank Wernitz book, cross attributed to E. Rosenthal und Sohn, Hofjuweliere in Berlin.
Excellent condition, iron core with intact blackening, great patina. On original old ribbon.