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How do you like this very special medal bar from Brunswick?    

Another small contribution from my side... It´s the medalbar of Friedrich Metze, director of the Artilleriewerkstatt Lippstadt.

wow, even if the original post is 13 years old, I would like to say something about this medal bar and the photo! It is showing Max Gutkind, as stated above.  Max Gutkind was born 1847 in Seesen,

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Gentlemen, sorry for stealing this thread, vbut I'm looking to add a brunswick cross to my humble collection. What do you think about this one?

http://cgi.ebay.de/Orden-Kriegsverdienstkreuz-II-Klasse-1914-Braunschweig-/250687565969?pt=Militaria

detalis look good, but reverse inscription looks thicker than examples posted in this thread. Is this a known variant or copy?

Thank you in advance, Valter

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Hi !

Thanks for comment !

Yes, now it is missing only a knight cross of the Heinrich des Lowen orden... Straube sales one recently, but I don't have the money at this time...

:cheers:

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Along with the war merit cross there was the military merit cross which was established on 18 August 1914. Although it has been determined that 25 were produced in October of 1914, there does not seem to be any evidence of actual awards.

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