~ WW1 German Imperial Navy Awards Set ~
This is a set of a German naval officer who took part in both First and second World Wars.
The set comprises of a pocket watch, an Iron Cross 2nd Class, a Naval Pilot Badge and a medal ribbon.
The medal ribbon reveals that he was awarded again the Iron Cross 2nd Class, after 1939. He was also decorated with the Hindemburg cross for non-combatant veterans, the War Merit cross with Swords exceptional service “not in direct connection with combat” and what it seems to be the Wehrmacht long service medal.
Adding all these awards we can conclude that the person to whom they were awarded had a very interesting military career.
The pilots badge has the manufacturer’s mark stamped on the back.
~ Dimensions ~
The medals have standard dimensions.
The box is 8 ½ inches (22 cm) wide by 8 inches (20 cm) deep and 2.5 cm high.
The set weighs 600 grams.
~ Condition ~
The watch needs some attention, as one of the hands is bend and it doesn’t seem to function.
The awards are in good condition with some age to them.