Veteran Pilot's Medal Set - M290

 

This is a stunning group of awards that no doubt were earned by a veteran war ace, who saw combat fighting in both WWI and WWII. It consists of a private purchase brown leather case, that is lined with a satin and felt interior. In it are the following: At the top, is a ribbon bar of which suspend a First World War Iron Cross 2nd Class, and a War Merit award. The reverse has the usual metal reinforcement from which the awards hang, and the pin to secure the bar to a soldier's uniform. Both of the awards and their ribbons show wear and age. Located to the lower right of the presentation box, is a Klein & Quenzer WWII EK I. The badge is all uncleaned, has a nice silver frame and core paint, and retains the proper reverse hardware in place. The pin is marked 65, for the K&Q awards firm. And lastly on the lower left is killer JMME Pilot / Observer badge. The obverse of this badge shows age consistent with wear. Most certainly this Luftwaffe ace was proud to display his accomplishments with this combined Pilot / Observer award. Everything is nice and tight with the eagle, and wreath, and pin / catch are firmly attached. The center of this badge is marked with this companies trademark, JMME.  What a unique and stunning set to a Luftwaffe hero, who's career span 2 world wars.    $3145.00

 

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