Silvered tombak, extremely fine condition. Cross is nicely vaulted. Multi part construction, type with securing pins. Letter ‘F’ marked to the reverse of the sword hilt (‘Friedlander’ Berlin).This class/variant was usually bestowed on high ranked officers (some were also awarded to Germans in the Balkan/Macedonian Front). Overall, this awards presents itself rather nicely and has decent patina. 53mm x 52.6mm.