IMMEDIATE POST WW1 GERMAN SILESIAN EAGLE ORDER 1ST CLASS MEDAL BADGE
Offered for sale is an original immediate post-WW1 German Silesian Eagle Order 1st Class. The badge features a 1 piece cast eagle, with silver serrated feathers and features. The lower silver bar ‘FUR SCHLESIEN’ relates to the campaign against the Polish independence fighters in the region of Silesia, with the eagle’s chest sporting a silver crescent moon and cross. Slight vaulted type, with hand finished details and pin backed attachment. Measures 30mm x 40mm. Looks to be either a provincial jeweller made or end of WW2 made piece.
The award was created on 16 June 1919 by General Leutnant von Friedenburg, General commanding the German VI Army Corps and awarded for six months’ service in Silesia combating Polish nationalists.
||10 x 5 x 5 cm