Vintage 18k Gold Bavarian Order of Military Merit Cross 2nd Class w/o Ribbon For Sale

Vintage 18k Gold Bavarian Order of Military Merit Cross 2nd Class w/o Ribbon

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New: Straight from the factory.

Excellent: Previously-owned estate piece, unused or lightly used. May be tarnished because of age. May also be described as "unused" or "like new".

Very Good: Shows signs of gentle use. No wear, damage, or repair. May have minor hairline scratches/nicks consistent with light use.

Good: Shows moderate use. Wear and/or imperfections may be present and will be stated in description.

Fair: Items will be well worn. Patterns will show wear. Signs of damage or improper cleaning will be noted.

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This cross was issued between 1905-1918. It features a hollow gold cross that displays blue enameled arms with gold flames between them. The front shows a black enameled medallion in the center bearing a crown on the letter ‘L’ which is surrounded by a white enameled ring in the form of a buckled belt that is inscribed “MERENTI” (Latin for Merit). The back shows a central black enameled medallion with a crowned Bavarian lion within a white enameled belt buckle border with the numbers ‘1866’. There is minor damage to the enamel on the back side (See photos). The bale is crafted from 14k gold with the rest of the piece made from 18k gold. This piece is in very good condition despite being previously owned and would be a beautiful presentation of the seldom-seen decoration. It measures 3 3/8″ long by 2 1/4″ wide and weighs 23.2 grams in total. There is no purity mark, however, it has been tested both electronically and with a non-invasive acid test and tested positive for 18k gold.

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