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A fine original 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class.  This Iron Cross is of textbook 3 piece construction with a silver frame and magnetic core. It's suspension ring is unmarked but the frame has all of the characteristics of a Souval produced EK2. Condition is as depicted in photos, silver frame is has obvious patina, no major damage. 


The Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz, abbreviated EK) was a military decoration in the Kingdom of Prussia, and later in the German Empire (1871–1918) and Nazi Germany (1933–1945). King Frederick William III of Prussia established it on 17 March 1813 during the Napoleonic Wars (EK 1813). The recommissioned Iron Cross was also awarded during the Franco-Prussian War (EK 1870), World War I (EK 1914), and World War II (EK 1939).

WWII German Iron Cross 1939, 2nd Class (Unmarked Souval)

SKU: GER0238

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