German Cross in Gold

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThis is a copy of the The German Cross (German: Deutsches Kreuz). It was instituted by Adolf Hitler on 17 November 1941. It was awarded in two divisions: gold for repeated acts of bravery or achievement in combat; and silver for distinguished non-combat war service. The German Cross in Gold ranked higher than the Iron Cross First Class but below the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross, while the German Cross in Silver ranked higher than the War Merit Cross First Class with Swords but below the Knight’s Cross of the War Merit Cross with Swords. These go for north of 2k now so a copy is all I’ll ever have.

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6 Responses to “German Cross in Gold”

  1. jim long Says:

    just found you.this sight is worth its weight in gold or the authentic stuff,which is about the same thank you

  2. jim long Says:

    yo!! the cross is beautiful,even so but threeeee pins instead of four…or the Austrian six. too cool. am I seeing this right???
    thanx, jim

    • Yes you are absolutely correct. This is a copy/fake/reproduction. But a really nice one. Since I’d rather spend the $2k on a gun than a medal this is the best I’ll ever do :)

  3. man after m’own heart,you’re not gonna believe I got a line on a 1917 new ser.colt (1st rate cond.) .45 colt 4 1/2 ” Bbl . when I was in college I had a 7 1/2 ” version stolen and promised m’self if I was lucky enuff to get another I’d guard it like gold. ohhhh,do I hafta mention “commercial”

  4. Ha! I understand what you are feeling there. If I could find a deal on one up here a 1911A1 would def be on the list. Nothing says fuck off like 45 cal flat trajectory.

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