Previous Page

prussia - iron cross - 1813 - 2nd class - prinzengroße

Showing the single result

  • PRUSSIA - IRON CROSS - 1813 - 2ND CLASS - PRINZENGROßE

    PRUSSIA – IRON CROSS – 1813 – 2ND CLASS – PRINZENGROßE

    SKU: 09-956 XTZ

    $4,495.00

    Today we offer a privately purchased 1813 Iron Cross 2nd Class in the highly desirable and difficult to find Prinzengroße size. The literal translation for Prinzengroße is “Prince sized.” During the period it was not uncommon for the sons of aristocrats to wear uniforms, headdress, and swords similar to what their Fathers wore. As these uniforms were smaller, they needed smaller decorations to keep things to scale, thus Prinzengroße size. But then officers and aristocrats who wanted something different from their award decorations, might choose to wear a Prinzengroße sized award……

    In stock


    Learn More