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Cased German Cross in Gold '20'


Cased German Cross in Gold (Deutsches Kreuz in Gold). The German Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on 28 September 1941 in two classes, Gold and Silver. The gold class cross was awarded to military personnel for exceptional acts of bravery or achievement in combat, the Silver class was awarded for distinguished acts of service in the war effort. The German Cross was to be worn on the lower right breast of the service tunic or field blouse. This is the light weight version, maker marked with number '20', indicating production by the company 'C.F.Zimmermann' from Pforzheim. All enamel of the cross is intact and showing only some minimal scratches/damages caused by wear. The cross is in overall good, truly used and worn, condition having a great look and patina. The cross comes in its matching black coloured case, the case is showing some minimal traces of usage. Desirable set in good used condition, nice original cased German Cross in Gold!

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