Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver)

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SKU: 03.WMR.0204.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$400+ USD

  • Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver) Obverse
  • Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver) Reverse
  • Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver) Reverse
  • Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver) Obverse
  • Honour Cross of the Baltic Regiment (in silver) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$400+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Roman Tavast, Tallin; W. Muller, Posen
  • Composition
    Silver/Enamelled
  • Size
    46mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/weimar-republic-an-honour-cross-for-front-figthers-of-the-weimar-baltic-regiment-c-1938

History


The Cross was established on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Baltic Regiment by its former Kommandant Oberst Constantin von Weiß. The Award was conferred upon Officers and enlisted men who served with the regiment on the front line for at least 3 months.

The Baltic Regiment was a volunteer regiment raised by Baltic Germans in 1918. The Force participated in the Estonian War of Independence.

The Cross was produced by a variety of manufacturers. The best known manufacturers are: Roman Tavat, Tallin and W. Müller, Posen.

The crosses range in size from 46-49mm. There are known examples of miniatures and half-size crosses.

The crosses are usually composed of silvered bronze or silver.

It estimated that around 400 crosses were awarded.

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