Großherzogtum Oldenburg. Friedrich-August Kreuz 2. Klasse, mit Spange “Vor dem Feinde” – Grand Duchy of Oldenburg. Friedrich-August Cross 2nd Class, with clasp “In Face of Enemy”
Reference: OEK 1564
Military decoration from World War I period. Established on 24.9.1914 by Grand Duke Friedrich-August. With clasp “Vor dem Feinde”, instituted 1918.
Cross of blackened iron (magnetic), blackening partially missing. On original old ribbon, with bronze clasp. Clasp of early type, with a strap for pulling the band (there were also clasps with prongs, more often encountered).