Regimental Honour Cross Medal

'Regiments Ehrenkreuz mit Gefechtsspange des Königlich Bayerisches 13. Infanterie-Regiment'

Price: £85.00 GBP
Availability: Sold
Reference: WW00420
Manufacturer: Not Available
Product Description

A very interesting Regimental Honour Cross medal with bar. It's in great condition and also at an equally good price as these medals often fetch in excess of £110+!

Gilt cross pattée with oak leaves between the arms and with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion bearing the Bavarian crown, the upper, left, right and lower arms inscribed respectively ‘FÜR’ ‘KÖNIG’ ‘UND’ ‘VA. / TER. / LAND’ (For King and Fatherland), inverted crossed swords at the base of the upper arm, six-pointed stars at the upper and lower ends of the lateral arms; the reverse with a circular central medallion bearing the Bavarian arms, the upper, left and right arms inscribed respectively ‘IN’ ‘TREUE’ ‘FEST’ (In Steadfast Loyalty, motto of the Bavarian Army), the Bavarian crown at the base of the upper arm, six-pointed stars at the upper and lower ends of the lateral arms, crossed swords on the lower arm; on original ribbon parade-mounted for wear and with bronze crowned ‘K.B.3.J.R.PR.Karl v.B.’ clasp above a bronze cuirassier helmet imposed on crossed rifles.

The Cross was awarded to Bavarian regiments in about 1900.