Up for auction is a rather nice Imperial German Baden War Merit Cross. These were issued by the Grand Duchy of Baden during WWI and are the equivalent of the Prussian War Aid Cross from the same period. This piece is made from "kriegsmetal" ("war metal") which was a zinc alloy. The cross has a gold-colored and a silver-colored plating. The medal is in excellent condition and comes with a piece of original ribbon. The cross is original and was issued during WWI. A nice piece for your collection! This piece is being sold without a reserve. Thank you for your interest and good luck bidding. Payment (US) via PayPal, personal check (must clear), or money order. Payment (Europe) via PayPal or wire transfer to my bank. Payment (non-US/Europe via PayPal). Postage (US) via Priority Mail $4.80. Postage (Europe) EUR 10.00 [registered mail not insured (your risk)]. Please complete payment within seven (7) days of auction close. See my other auctions for more outstanding items. I will gladly combine shipments to save you money on postage. Please e-mail with any questions.