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I have a few items from the Weimar Republic I thought I might share, I hope you enjoy them:

Starting with the Eastern Front Cross:

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Next is the Prussian war memorial cross 1914-18 for fighters:

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Hey Graham,

great stuff but some people may not know, that these items are no official stuff from any government of the Weimarer Republic or any of the federals german state. But still they are nice pieces and each tells a story of its own. 

 

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BlackcowboyBS, thanks for the feedback. Yes most are from veterans associations during the days of the republic.

My next installment, the Commemorative Medal of the German Legion of Honour:

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Yes modern history researchers are asking the question, if the prohibition of orders and medals in § 109 of the constitution of Weimar was one of many reasons why people aren't loyal to the modern state and were willingly following the pied piper from the right.

So many veteran associations jumped in and brought out their own medals. But as said very intersting part of German history. I am looking forward to see more of it. 

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44 minutes ago, BlackcowboyBS said:

Yes modern history researchers are asking the question, if the prohibition of orders and medals in § 109 of the constitution of Weimar was one of many reasons why people aren't loyal to the modern state and were willingly following the pied piper from the right.

So many veteran associations jumped in and brought out their own medals. But as said very interesting part of German history. I am looking forward to see more of it. 

Thanks again BlackcowboyBS for your comments.

The Champagne Cross:

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Thanks Bayern. My collection is a very small sample, there were many veterans associations that sprang up across the republic after WW1 with a variety of badges and medals, some with multiple clasps, just the Kyffhauser 1914-1918 War Veterans Commemorative Medal alone has about 76 official clasps.

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10 hours ago, speedytop said:

Yes, there are so many clasps.

Uwe

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Wow, Uwe, very nice example of Heinrich Timm made clasps! These are not so often met comparing to others, especially in such a configuration and quantities. Thanx for showing. 

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