Figure 13: German Eagle Order 2 nd Grade, Grand Cross Star and Star to the Merit Cross avers. [2] In 1943 Dr. Wilhelm Frick received the Special Degree after becoming Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia.[3]. This signifies the gilt silver content and the maker of 'Godet & Sohn Berlin'. G21209 Add to Compare. Cased German Eagle Order 2nd Class by Deschler. C $78.19. In addition to awards to non-Germans, the Reich Foreign Minister and the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia received a 'Special Degree' (Sonderstufe), with identical insignia to the Grand Cross of the Order. The case is in fine condition and the medal itself reflects age tarnishing to the finish, and very light wear overall. Weekend Update Continues, Nice FJ helmet just added! Order of Red Eagle 2nd Class. Beautiful example with excellent enamel and being finished in gold-plated silver measuring 5cm in diameter in original case of issue marked "SILBER" and "900" on the pin. Stufe des Orden vom Deutschen Adler). For military recipients the Order also featured crossed swords. From 1937 to 1943 the Order was presented in six classes:[2], A unique Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the German Eagle in Gold with Diamonds (Grosskreuz des Deutschen Adlerordens in Gold und Brillanten) was also awarded to Benito Mussolini on 25 September 1937. Eagle Order 2nd Class with Swords. For information on any item please contact me. (1447br) Rare original cased Order of the German Eagle 2nd Class (Verdienstkreuz II. Eagle Order 2nd Class with Swords. From 1937 to 1943 the order was presented in six classes: Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle with star ( Grosskreuz des Deutschen Adlerordens) Order of the German Eagle with Star ( Deutscher Adlerorden mit Stern) Order of the German Eagle 1st Class ( … A nice, awarded piece, presenting very well. The Order was instituted on 1 May 1937 by Adolf Hitler. Order of the German Eagle 2nd class with swords. The award, in the first two classes, also came in the form of a silver or gold eight pointed star, with corresponding white Maltese Cross and gold eagles centered. Here’s your chance to pick up a very nice and stunning cased example of the Order of the German Eagle 2nd class. VG condition. [1] It ceased to be awarded following the collapse of the Nazi Government at the end of World War II. Also included is the dark blue presentation box. The 2nd Class pin-back version is a vaulted cross fitted with the correct type broad pin and is marked "900" and "L/50" for the maker "Gebruder Godet & Co., Berlin". Orders and Medals Society of America. Needle with typical marking "900" "21" The Order of the German Eagle was a diplomatic and honorary award given to prominent foreigners, particularly diplomats, who were considered sympathetic to Nazism. Case is in outstanding shape as well with minor storage wear from shuffling around for 75+ years. [1] The cross was suspended from a 46 mm red ribbon with stripes in black, red and white. The version offered is the 2nd Class with Swords which was issued to military … For military recipients the Order also featured crossed swords. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Order_of_the_German_Eagle&oldid=983108393, Orders, decorations, and medals of Nazi Germany, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2008, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle with star (, Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle in Gold with Star (, Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle with Star (, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 08:38. Case is in outstanding shape as well with minor storage wear from shuffling around for 75+ years. 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