Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

Badges of the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939--Germans.


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 C.Evans

C.Evans

    Expert

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 25,883 posts

Posted 30 October 2002 - 12:43 AM

Here are some Badges awarded to German soldiers during the Spanich Civil War.

Panzertruppen-Abziechen der Legion Condor (Tank Badge of the Condor Legion)

Type (A) 1st issue badge in silver (made in Portugal) current value appx $3,250.00

Type (B) 2nd issued silver badge in silvered metal. Appx value: $ 2,250.00

Type © Solid Gold and only one made and presented which was to Oberst von Thoma. no set value.

-------------------------------------------------

Spanienkreuz im Bronze ohne Schwerter (Spanish Cross in Bronze w/o Swords).
Type (A) has cut out swaz and valued at appz $750.00
Type (B) Has solid swaz and is valued at appx $450.00

Spanienkreuze-im Bronze mit Schwerten (Spanish Cross in Bronze with Swords)

Type (A) Cut out swaz valued at $800.00
Type (B) Solid Swaz valued at $550.00

-------------------------------------------------

Spanienkreuze im Silber ohne Schwerten (Spanish Cross in Silver w/o Swords. Appx value $2,500.00

Type (A) Hallmarked 800 or 900 silver.
Type (B) Silver-plated, some maker-marked. Appx value $1,200.00.

Spanienkreuze im Silber mit Schwerten (Spanish Cross in Silver with Swords)

Type (A) Hallmarked 800 or 900 silver, appx value $1,750.00.
Type (B) Silver-plated, appx value $950.00.

-------------------------------------------------

Spanienkreuze im Gelb mit Schwerten (Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords)

Type (A) Hallmarked 800 or 900 and is Silver-gilt. Appx value $3,200.00.
Type (B) gilt-bronze appx value $1,600.00.

Spanienkreuz-mit Schwerten in Gelb und Brillanten (Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords and Diamonds)

Type (A) Issued in Silver-gilt & Diamonds by: Godet of Berlin. Appx value is $30,000.00.

Type (B) Dress Copy in gilt-bronze with imitation stones appx value at $15,000.00.

This was awarded to Adolf Galland.

------------------------------------------------
Ehrenkruez fur Hinterbliebene deutscher Spanienkampfer (Cross of honor for Relatives of the Dead in Spain).

Type (A) Issued in Bronze and is Olive-Brown in color appx value is $2,500.00.

Type (B) Bronzed silver and is hallmarked appx value is $2,500.00.

-------------------------------------------------
Spanien Verwundeten-Abzeichen im Schwarz, Silber und Gelb. (Spanish Wound Badge in Black, SIlver and Gold)
Black--only 182 were awarded during the Spanish Civil War, appx value $150.00 to $200.00.

Silver, only one awarded during the Spanish Civil War, appx value $250.00 to $300.00.

Gold, None were awarded during the Spanish Civil War, appx value $300.00 to $400.00.

Armelband "1936 SPANIEN 1939" (Commeemorative Cuff Title "SPAIN 1936-39"

BeVo flat silk (maroon) and Gold wire, appx value $2,000.00.
Lost are only those, who abandon themselves) Hans-Ulrich Rudel.
:snoopy: :ww1ace:
Posted Image

#2 Friedrich

Friedrich

    Expert

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,547 posts

Posted 10 November 2002 - 06:12 PM

For you all to see:

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

Now Carl can tell us what all these are and why were they awarded for. ;)
"War is less costly than servitude, the choice is always between Verdun and Dachau." - Jean Dutourd, French veteran of both world wars

"A mon fils: depuis que tes yeux sont fermes les miens n’ont cessé de pleurir." - Mère française, Verdun

#3 C.Evans

C.Evans

    Expert

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 25,883 posts

Posted 10 November 2002 - 10:38 PM

In order of appearance they are:

Spanish Cross in Silver.

Spanish Cross in Gold w/ Diamonds.

Spanish Cross in Gold.

Spanish Cross in Bronze.

They well all bravery medals awarded to German Soldiers fighting for the Spanish in a unit called: "The Condor Legion.

They had--an airforce--artillery and armored arm. They were awarded for greater acts of bravery in battle--by the Spanish Government.
Lost are only those, who abandon themselves) Hans-Ulrich Rudel.
:snoopy: :ww1ace:
Posted Image

#4 C.Evans

C.Evans

    Expert

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 25,883 posts

Posted 26 January 2003 - 11:10 PM

bumped for Stefan
Lost are only those, who abandon themselves) Hans-Ulrich Rudel.
:snoopy: :ww1ace:
Posted Image




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users