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KvK Knight's Cross Medals KvK Third Class Medals
KvK First Class Medals KvK Cases and Issue Bags
KvK Second Class Medals  

War Merit Cross Knights Cross Medals,etc.    


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
KvK-0601
WWII German Knight's Cross of War Merit without Swords Medal
This is the German Knight's Cross of War Merit without Swords for Non-combatants

Here is a close-up view of the back, and one from the front and back showing the edges.

This decoration is maker marked with a strong small "1" of the Deschler jewelers on the lower arm. It measures 50mm across.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be coin silver but there are no content marks present.

  SOLD
KV-001
German World War Two PERIOD Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross Neck Ribbon
This a 17 inch length ribbon that has been configured for mounting.

The condition is near excellent overall.

Here is another view.
$349.99 Available

War Merit Cross First Class Medals,etc.


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   KvKKK-1
German
World War Two Silver near MINT War Merit Concave Wide Pin Back
FIRST Class Medal
 
This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Badge. It is HEAVY silver plate with no content marks present.

The condition is near mint Variant throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver.
 
$269.99
Available
  KvKK-19 German
World War Two Silver near MINT War Merit
FIRST Class Medal

This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Badge.

The condition is near mint VARIANT throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It is HEAVY silver plate with no content marks present.

 $224.99 Available
   KvKK-119 German
World War Two Bronze near MINT War Merit Second Class Medal
  
This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants Second Class Badge.

The condition is near mint VARIANT throughout  It is HEAVY bronze plate with no content marks present.

Here are other views. 1  2 


$84.99
Available
KvK-053999
 WWII German World War Two Uncut Silver War Merit 2nd Class Medal
This is a 2 x 2 inch as shown.

The condition is near excellent.

The back is plain.  Here is a view of the back.
$49.99 Available
KvK-05339
German World War Two Parade Mounted War Merit with Swords and War Merit Medal Pair
These are as shown.  Both are near MINT.

Here is a view of the back
$169.99 Available
KvK-1527
WWII German SCREW BACK L 58 Marked PERIOD War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class SCREW BACK 

This decoration is maker marked with a strong small "L58" on the face of the spinner. The cross is unmarked. 

Here are views of the back 1  2.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver.

It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.
$299.99 Available
KvK-0533
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal Cased
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class With Case

Here is a close-up view of the front and back.

The flat medal is maker marked with a strong impressed raised small "4" (Steinhauer & Luck, Ludenscheid) on the face of the pin. The case is LDO in gilt on the white silk.

The condition is near excellent throughout. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

  SOLD
  KvKK-95 German
World War Two SILVER near Excellent not Marked War Merit First Class Badge.

This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Badge.

The condition is near excellent VARIANT throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It is HEAVY silver plate with no content marks present.
 $199.99 Available
  KvKK-05 German
World War Two SILVER L 15 Marked War Merit First Class Badge.

This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Badge.

The condition is near excellent VARIANT throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be HEAVY silver plate but there are no content marks present.

Here is another view.
 $224.99 Available
KvKK-05271 German World War Two SILVER War Merit First Class Badge
This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Badge

The condition is near excellent VARIANT throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be HEAVY silver plate but there are no content marks present.

Here are other views.   1   2   3    4   5 
$199.99 Available
KvK-05271 WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords slight CONCAVE 1st Class Medal Badge This is the German War Merit Cross badge with Swords for Combatants First Class Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.
$189.99 Available
KvK-0527
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

This decoration is maker marked with a strong small "L15" (Otto Schickle Pforzheim) on the face of the pin.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

$249.99 Available
KvK-0528
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class

Here is a close-up view of the back with the pin down. Note this cross is slightly vaulted.

This decoration is maker marked on the back under the pin with a strong small raised "5" in a box.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very light tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

$199.99 Available
KvK-95361
 WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal Domed Case
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class Case ONLY 

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.

The condition is near excellent throughout, with minor uniform tarnish. 

  SOLD
KvK-4530 WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal 15 Marked This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class.

This decoration is 15 marked.  Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very minor tarnish apparent to the silver.

It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.
$219.99 Available
KvK-4532
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal "L/18" Marked
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class  

This decoration is maker marked on the back under the pin with a strong small  "L/18".

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very minor tarnish apparent to the silver.

It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present. 
$219.99 Available
  KvK-1531
WWII not  Marked German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class. 

This decoration is not maker marked.  Here is a view of the
back.


The condition is near excellent throughout with some very minor tarnish apparent to the silver.

It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.
$199.99 Available
KvK-0531
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class

Here is a close-up view of the back with the pin down. Note this cross is slightly vaulted.

This decoration is maker marked on the back under the pin with a strong small raised "L/1" in a box.

The condition is near excellent throughout with some very minor tarnish apparent to the silver. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

$199.99 Available
KvK-0539
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 1st Class Medal Marked 3 in a Box
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants First Class.

This decoration is maker marked on the back under the pin with a strong large stamped "3" in a box.

The condition is near very good throughout with some moderate tarnish apparent to the silver and a bit of looseness at the hinge.

It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present. 

Here are additional views  1  2.
$149.99 Available
KvK-05399
World War Two German  Silver Faithful Service War Merit First Class with Swords
This is the heavier early version with a heavy "C" type catch as shown.

It is in near good condition.

Here is a view of the back.
$99.99 Available
KvK-0534
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 1st Class Medal Cased
This is the German War Merit Cross without Swords  With Case

Here is a close-up view of the front and back.

The slightly vaulted medal has no maker marks apparent other than on the case which is LDO in gilt on the white silk.

The condition is near excellent throughout. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

  SOLD
KvK-1534
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 1st Class Medal Cased
This is the German War Merit Cross without Swords for Non-Combatants First Class With Case

Here is a close-up view of the top and bottom of the case.

The Cross without swords was awarded for general meritorious actions.  Military personnel who qualified for the War Merit Cross in an administrative, medical, or other service away from the front line received this award, as did civilians whose contributions were of significant importance to the war effort.  Civilians were awarded the distinction  without regard to age or social class, from Diplomats to factory floor workers.

The slightly vaulted medal has a 4 maker mark.

The condition is near excellent throughout. It appears to be silver plate but there are no content marks present.

$399.99 Available
 KvK-05 German
World War Two War Merit Cross 1st Class Medal "L15" Marked w/o Swords
 This is the German War Merit Cross badge for Non-combatants First Class.

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords. This decoration is "L15" maker marked. It is flat. It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is very good plus throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver.

Here is a view of the back.
  SOLD
KvK-06 German
World War Two War Merit Cross 1st Class Medal "L15" Marked w/o Swords
 This is the German War Merit Cross badge for Non-combatants First Class.

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords. This decoration is "L15" maker marked. It is flat. It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is very good plus throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver.

Here is a view of the back.
$119.99 Available

KvK-05351
WWII German Merit Cross 1st Class Medal "1" (Deschler) Marked
This is the German War Merit Cross for Non-combatants First Class.

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords.

This decoration is "1" maker marked.  It is flat.  It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is very good plus throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver.

Here is a view of the back.
$149.99 Available
KvK-0535
WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross for Non-combatants First Class

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords.

Here is a close-up view of the back with the pin down.

This decoration is L15 maker marked.  It is flat. It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is very good throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver.

  SOLD
KvK-05359
Silver Maker Marked War Merit First Class without Swords Medal Badge

This is the German War Merit Cross for Non-combatants First Class  This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords.

This decoration is L15 maker marked.  It is flat not concave & appears to be coin silver with no content marks.

The condition is very good throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver. 


Here are other views  1  2  3  4.
  SOLD
KvK-0318
WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross for Non-combatants First Class

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords.

Here is a close-up view of the back with the pin down and one with the pin up.

This decoration is not maker marked.  It is flat. It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is very good throughout with some slight tarnish apparent to the silver.

$149.99 Available
 KvK-0318
WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Medal Without Swords
 
This is the German War Merit Cross for Non-combatants First Class

This is a significantly more difficult medal to find than the KvK with swords. This decoration is not maker marked. 

 It is flat. It appears to be coin silver, but has no content marks.

The condition is MINT throughout.

Here is a view of the back.
$149.99 Available

War Merit Cross Second Class Medals


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
WME-1
World War German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal in Bronze with Issue Envelope
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class in envelope.

The condition is MINT throughout. The envelope is in good plus condition with wear to the edges.
 $129.99 Available
WME-2
 World War German War Merit Cross without Swords 2nd Class Medal in Bronze with Issue Envelope
 This is the German War Merit Cross without Swords for Combatants Second Class in envelope.

The condition is MINT throughout. The envelope is in good plus condition with wear to the edges.
 $129.99 Available
KvK-00766
WWII German War Ring marked 127 Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal in Bronze with Issue Envelope
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class in envelope.

The condition is MINT throughout. The envelope is in good plus condition with wear to the edges. It is maker marked Wilhelm Deumer Ludenscheid 1, L B.

Here are other views  1  2  3.
$124.99 Available
KvK-007611
 German World War II
Bronze War Merit 2nd Class with Swords

This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class.

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is near mint throughout. .
$124.99 Available
KvK-0076
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal IN SILVER
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

This is ring marked with a "127" maker mark

The condition is near mint throughout.

$299.99 Available
KvK-00761
German World War Two War Merit 2nd Class In Bronze with Swords
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class 

The condition is near mint throughout.

Here is a  view of the back.
 
$74.99 Available
KvK-00762
German World War Two War Merit 2nd Class without Swords
This is the German War Merit Cross without Swords for Combatants Second Class.

The condition is near mint throughout.

Here is a view of the back.
$74.99 Available
KvK-00763 German World War Two War Merit 2nd Class without Swords This is the German War Merit Cross without Swords for Combatants Second Class.

The condition is near mint throughout.  

Here is a view of the back.
$74.99 Available
KvK-0078
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 2nd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

$74.99 Available
KvK-0127
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some very slight tarnish apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 2nd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

$74.99 Available
KvK-01271 WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal in Bronze with Issue Envelope This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords in Bronze for Combatants Second Class.

The condition is MINT.   Here are additional views  1  2

[Note: We have several variants of the 2nd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.
$119.99 Available
KvK-01277
WWII German War Merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some very slight tarnish apparent.

$74.99 Available
KvK-0077
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 2nd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Non-Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 2nd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

$74.99 Available
KvK-0132
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 2nd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Swords for Non-Combatants Second Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 2nd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

$74.99 Available

War Merit Cross Third Class Medals


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
KvK-01912
German World War Two MINT War Merit Medial in Issue Envelope
This is as shown.

Here is another view.
$89.99 Available
KvK-0191 WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 3rd Class Medal with Issue Envelope
This is the German War Merit Cross with Without Swords for Non-Combatants Third Class.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the reverse.
$79.99 Available
KvK-0091
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 3rd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Without Swords for Non-Combatants Third Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of th e 3rd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

We have the KvK 3rd Class medal without ribbon available for $24.99. The condition is used, with some light tarnish, otherwise similar to the one shown at the left.

$34.99 Available
KvK-0524
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 3rd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Without Swords for Non-Combatants Third Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 3rd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

We have the KvK 3rd Class medal without ribbon available for $24.99. The condition is used, with some light tarnish, otherwise similar to the one shown at the left.

$49.99 Available
KvK-0133
WWII German War Merit Cross without Swords 3rd Class Medal
This is the German War Merit Cross with Without Swords for Non-Combatants Third Class

Here is a close-up view of the back.

The condition is very good throughout with some wear apparent.

Note: We have several variants of the 3rd Class (none cased) of the KvK available. There may be minor cosmetic differences from the representative medal shown here.

We have the KvK 3rd Class medal without ribbon available for $24.99. The condition is used, with some light tarnish, otherwise similar to the one shown at the left.

$34.99 Available