1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class with case
Extremely nice 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class in case of issue. It has a Silver frame with typical magnetic iron core marked "800" (silver) and maker marked "CD" (Carl Dillenius of Pforzheim) on the ring. These double marked crosses are scarcer to encounter. Its hard shelled case of issue has a recessed bed for the Cross as well as the length of ribbon for the cross. The case exterior has evidence of wear with a few scuffs, and the interior lid lining illustrates an Iron Cross motif, inscribed "Zur Erinnerung an Deutschlands grosse Zeit." There is wear in the fabric over the hinged area inside the case.