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Jewelry

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Siegfried receives the magic ring
from the Rhine maidens.
Jewelry played a very significant part
in Germanic saga and history.

 

Please be sure to visit our Kaiser Wilhelm II collection.

Also, take a look at our Frederick the Great gallery.

 

 

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Fantastic Cased Jäger Medal (Royal) (Item KJEWELRY 2-1)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an utterly fantastic medal that was presented for 100 game (deer) kills to Christianus Ernestus, Duke of Stolberg-Wernigerode, by his excellency Johann Albrecht Herzog zu Mecklenburg. This is in the original green leather, green velvet-lined case and bears the gold letters and crown. The jeweler was Alfred Gadebusch, Hof Juweller, jeweler to the palace, in Wernigerode. The badge is fantastic with a finely enameled stag skull. At first appearance it looks like cracks are in the enamel--there are a few--, but the clever jeweler has purposely made the stag horns look rustic and real! The enamel crown has a small nick, but all in all, the piece is in fine overall condition. Extremely rare and fine.

PRICE: $850.00

 

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 The Personal Jeweled Cufflinks of Kaiser Wilhelm II (Item KJEWELRY 2-2; WILHELM 8-1)

DESCRIPTION: Here is one of the greatest German Imperial items we have ever offered or ever heard of being offered. This is the personal pair of cufflinks of Germany's most colorful emperor, Wilhelm II (1859-1941), who became Germany's Emperor and King of Prussia upon the death of his father Emperor Friedrich III. This must surely be the finest set of bejeweled cufflinks in the world. Mr. Eugene R. Klompus, who is President Emeritus and founder of the National Cufflink Society, researched this wonderful set and concluded that they are a one-of-a-kind item and handcrafted during the period 1910-1915. The stones, their shape, style, and mounting design, and particularly the gothic accents are suggestive of the very highest quality German manufacture. Most noteworthy, the configuration of sparkling stones (diamonds and emeralds) is classic Wilhelm! Mr. Klompus continues to say that the cufflinks are indeed a rare and high-quality set that were most likely commissioned by the Kaiser himself, or gifted to him. The Kaiser was known to have a strong appreciation for jewelry. He was especially fond of precious metal and sparkling stones. He loved cufflinks and historians believe that his attraction to this particular male adornment was acquired from his first cousin, Tsar Nicholas II, of Russia. The latter was a lifelong cufflink collector and aficionado. In fact, Nicholas II, an amateur artist, maintained an album in which he hand painted each of the cufflinks and other jewelry in his collection Most entries included a description of the item, date of acquisition, source, and an inventory. Many of the cufflinks in the Tsar's album include the Royal Crown of Russia or a foreign crown in their design. Most interesting is a pair numbered '274,' which includes a crown of the Prussian style and a bejeweled initial 'W' and an acquisition date of 1908 and these bear a solid resemblance to this pair that we offer. Even more important is that the commentary states that the links were a 1908 Christmas gift from Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany. Although very beautiful, they are not quite as elaborate as our. Another pair noted in the Tsar's album, no. 301, also depicts a 'W' and a crown theme and Nicholas' notation that it was "from Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, May 1913." We have photocopies from The Jewel Album of Tsar Nicholas II, by Alexander Sulodkoff--Ermitage London, 1997, and from "The Link" which is a quarterly publication of the National Cufflink Society in various editions 1992-1999. There have been other examples of Kaiser Wilhelm's cufflinks that have surfaced over the years and is assumed that most of them have been gifts to other monarchs such as the Tsar or other aristocratic persons. Some are quite plain in silver or gold bearing the Wilhelm crown and 'W,' but none can compare with this set (not even close). The familiar Prussian crown and the 'W' are heavily jeweled with diamonds and emeralds, while the outer edges are decorated with alternating black-and-white enameled panels. These, of course, are the colors of the Prussian state and the Hohenzollern Dynasty. The hardware appears to be gold. They come to us by way of a gentleman from an aristocratic family in Virginia, whose great uncle after graduation from Yale traveled throughout Germany and obviously had some very high-placed connections, all of which have hot been fully revealed to us. Years after the death of this uncle, the cufflinks and some other Kaiser-connected items were bequeathed to the man we have received them from who is not by nature a collector and wants to see them added to the possession of someone who will truly appreciate them for their magnificent beauty and historical importance. There could be, I suppose, more important Hohenzollern items available somewhere, but I just can't for the moment think of where. We at Germania are proud as peacocks to be able to feature these on our pages.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 Von Hindenburg Watch Fob (Item KJEWELRY 2-3)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a very fine medallion watch fob. The piece is pre-1918 and is struck in genuine silver. The obverse has a bust portrait of the field marshal of WWI fame and the back the Lion of Verdun Victory with the sphere of the empire. This is a very bold and dramatic relic of the glory years of Germanic military prowess. It is in fine condition except a little frayed where the black ribbon meets the medal’s mounting loop.

PRICE:$125.00

 

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 Five Mark Coin (Item KJEWELRY 2-4)

DESCRIPTION: Here is one of the most beautiful of all European coins and very heavy! On one side it says: “Wilhelm II German Kaiser and Emperor of Prussia.” On the obverse it says: “5 Marks and German Empire (1907).” In the center the gorgeous Imperial eagle is wearing the crown of Prussia. It has had a jump ring soldered at the top for wearing. Around the edge is “Gott mit Uns.” “God with us.” The likeness of the German monarch on the front is great. A first-class souvenir of the great era. This is a coin, but also a fine piece of jewelry, as well.

PRICE:$145.00

 

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 Decorative Coin Jewelry (Item KJEWELRY 2-5)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very fine example of a 3-mark piece from 1909 Germany. The condition is great and it has been mounted in a very beautiful bezel with delicate openwork, silver filigree. It bears the likeness of Wilhelm II, King of Wurttemberg on its front with the gorgeous Imperial German eagle on the back with the words “Deutsches Reich Drei Mark.” This is a very fine souvenir of better times in Germania.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 Decorative Coin Jewelry (Item KJEWELRY 2-6)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very fine example of a very early Reich coin from 1888. The silver coin is in beautiful condition and a bezel with delicate silver filigree openwork has been added to make this a beautiful piece of important historic jewelry. The front has the image of Kaiser Frederick of Prussia, who was the Father of Wilhelm II. The back has the early Reich eagle and the words (translate): “Two marks.” This is a very wonderful piece of jewelry for the Germanophile!

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 Old Decorative Coin Jewelry (Item KJEWELRY 2-7)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very fine five-mark piece from the hanseatic city of Hamburg. It has the city’s coat of arms on the front and translate to “Free and Hansestadt, Hamburg.” On the back is the old-style Prussian and national eagle with the words “Deutsches Reich (1875) 5 Mrk.” Large 2 inches in diameter, the coin has been crafted by handwork into a beautiful silver bezel transforming it into a great piece of Imperial jewelry. This is beautiful, noble, patriotic, historic. A Germanophiles treasure.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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Imperial Hohenzollern Eagle Pendant (Item KJEWELRY 2-8; NSD 9-2; VETS 1-9)

DESCRIPTION: This handsome little pendant was not manufactured in the Imperial era. It was crafted in the Third Reich era by a jeweler and finisher whom we bought many jewelry pieces from at the Stuttgart Waffenborse a few years ago. These were crafted by him in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s and they were sold to veterans’ organizations such as the Kriegersbund Kyfhauserbund. The purpose was to place them as an amulet or charm on the watch chain or on the chain that is worn suspended across the top flap of a Lederhosen or leather trousers. It was a reminder of loyal service to the regime of Kaiser Wilhelm II Hohenzollern. The ladies of the groups often wore them as pendants of patriotic remembrances. You will love to wear this around the neck as a proud Germanophile. This is 100-percent original and beautiful. It’s marked “800” genuine silver with the requisite ½ moon and crown. The size is a little bit bigger than a quarter (U.S. 25-cent piece). Great detail. Note: There is a gold version, but much more of a rarity, the jeweler made in the 1930s, and only a few are available.

PRICE: $575.00; well spent

 

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 Wilhelm II Commemorative Medallion (Item KJEWELRY 2-9; WILHELM 7-4)

DESCRIPTION: This is a great-looking medal in silver with Kaiser Wilhelm II wearing the helmet of the Garde du Corps dated 1913. Behind him stands (figuratively) Karl Herzog V. Geldern dated 1713. This was the Duke Karl. This was the hero duke, who being responsible for the Utrechter peace of 1713 gave birth to the Prussian State. So this commemorates a 200-year jubilee. On the back are the words “Der Drachenkampf with two Teutonic warriors fighting against a dragon--the Dragon of Disunity? It is truly a fine art medal with rich, historical significance.

PRICE:  SOLD

 

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 20th-Century Turn Verein Watch Fob (Item KJEWELRY 2-10; HUNT 6-5)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a great-looking fob, probably from the turn of the century up to the 1920’s. The central design is an enameled shield that features the insignia of the Deutsches Turn Verein (athletic association). This is topped with oak leaves with a scroll underneath with “Gut Heil,” the slogan of the organization underneath. This means a good greeting. The configuration of the four “F”’s in the shield stands for “Frisch, Frei, Frolich, Fromm” meaning “Fresh, free, joyful, and pious,” the slogan of the group. This particular fob as evidently owned by a gentleman who was also a sportsman (hunter) evidenced by the beautiful brass-capped powder horn that suspends from a chain. All in all, this is a very nicely done piece of Germanic jewelry.

PRICE:  SOLD

 

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German-American Badge from 1913 (Item KJEWELRY 2-11; WWI 7-5)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very interesting badge featuring the 1813 Iron Cross in its center. This commemorates the Volkerschlacht, or Battle of Nations, at Leipzig against the French under Napoleon and it was celebrated at Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1913 (100-year celebration). It says: “Gedenkfier Leipzig 1813-1913 Cincinnati.” A small ribbon of the American flag is part of the suspension with the German colors of black, white, red in a streamer suspended from the American flag. The company name is on the back: “G.G. Wright & Son Cincinnati. It measures about an inch and a half in diameter. This is a great little remembrance of the times when America was pro-German and it should have stayed that way! Germans were our better friends than the British, by far.

PRICE:  SOLD

 

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Beautiful Patriotic Prussian Pin (Item KJEWELRY 2-12; WWI 7-7)

DESCRIPTION: This is a little gem of the jeweler’s art: a silver-plated badge with black, white, red enameled border. The Prussian eagle is with wings extended. It measures about 1 1/4 inches in diameter with protrusions all around that look like tips of swords. Under the eagle it says: “Fürs Vaterland,” “For the Fatherland!.” This is a very nice WW I memento.

PRICE: $125.00

 

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Patriotic Iron Cross Pin (Item KJEWELRY 2-13; WWI 7-8)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a nice little enameled badge depicting the Iron Cross, 1914. These were often worn by veterans who had won the coveted award. It is about 1 inch in diameter. There are no marking. It has nice enamel work with green oak-leaf motif.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 Bismarck Pendant in Gold (Item KJEWELRY 2-14)

DESCRIPTION: This small solid-gold pendant contains a not-so-small message that is my message to the forum experts (x-spurts). Well, aside from that, this is a really wonderful and finely detailed depiction of the “Iron Chancellor.” The message is my favorite: “WIR DEUTSCHE FÜRCHTEN GOTT ABER SONST NICHTS IN DER WELT 6 FEBR. 1888,” “We Germans fear God and nothing else in the world.” The pendant is suspended from an 1870’s-type ribbon for the Iron Cross. This was a very special item presented by the high ranks of the Veterans’ Association to those who had done so much to promote the organization. This is very rare.

PRICE:$375.00

 

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 Garde du Corps Stickpin (Item KJEWELRY 2-15)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very special one--Very Special. When you view the detail of this one through a loop you will be astounded at the magnificent detail. The helmet shell is in pure gold, while the eagle is silver. The helmet plate, the chin scales, and crown all are in fantastic detail. The sharp point of the pin has a sheath that it drops into for safety. This had to be a special presentation stickpin. The red velvet case with black pin pad is obviously made for this item. It is also in very good shape, but its age is apparent—1870-1890??? This is a treasure of a find on our last Germany trip.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 Student Dueling Society Lapel Pin (Item KJEWELRY 2-16)

DESCRIPTION: Nothing could excite the patriotic feeling of Kameradshaft and school pride than the chance to join a student society, but especially one of the dueling fraternities; and to fight a duel, win or lose, the greatest accomplishment was to receive the scar upon the cheek or chin wrought by the sharp edge of the Schlager. See our description of a Schlagerfest at Item KWEP 1-4. Therefore, with this in mind, the wearing of the miniature sword of the particular society was also a source of intense pride for these fortunate students. Here in its original little carton is a very fine example of such a lapel pin in the form of a miniature Schlager. The green and white fine enamel probably signifies a Saxon team. The box top indicates that this piece of fine jewelry comes from a jeweler in Aachen. The sword is 2 1/2 inches long overall. The carton or box is 4 inches long. The delicate box is old and rickety, but holding well.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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 King-of-the-Match Shooting Prize (Item KJEWELRY 2-17; HUNT 6-6)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a very beautiful Shutzenprize, or shooting prize. This would be given to the Shutzenkönig, or king of the match. This one is dated 1898, and bears the Prussian Eagle in the middle of a crown-bedecked Maltese Cross with Shutzenrifles behind. From the cross hangs a shield with either the name of the König, or the place of the event (no longer quite discernable). The back shows the ‘800’ silver designation (it is silver). It measures 5 inches from the cross on the crown to the bottom of the shield. This is quite dramatic and with all the Imperial Prussian flair.

PRICE: $195.00

 

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 Silver Stickpin from the Garde de Corps (Item KJEWELRY 2-18 & PINS 8-15 & GDUCORP 1-6)

DESCRIPTION: This was the Royal Bodyguard Regiment of the Imperial German Army that guarded the person of three Kaisers: Wilhelm I; Frederick, his son; and Wilhelm II, his grandson. The stickpin would be worn by members of this elite corps. The eagle-topped helmet is the symbol of the Garde du Corps. The pin is in pure ‘935’ silver and on some of them the gold or gilded crown is still evident; however, the information has come to us that these pins were not restricted to veterans of the corps, but could be purchased by admirers, who wanted to show their admiration of this grand unit.

PRICE: $125.00

 

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 Garde du Corps 25-Year Service Stickpin (Item KJEWELRY 2-19)

DESCRIPTION: Here is the stickpin for the 25-year veterans of the Garde Cuirassiers and Garde de Corps Unlike some others, this could only be worn by veterans of the corps of elite guardsmen. It is unmarked. This has to be one of the most beautiful stickpins of the Kaiser Reich.

PRICE: $110.00

 

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 A Stickpin of the Symbol of the Kaiser’s Forestry Service (Item KJEWELRY 2-20; HUNT 6-8)

DESCRIPTION: This great-looking stickpin is a depiction of the Saint Hubertus Stag with Christian Cross and Imperial Prussian Crown. The piece is clearly marked with the high-grade ‘900.’ This is a beautiful and important piece of Imperial history. We have only four of these.

PRICE: $385.00

 

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 Beautiful Imperial Eagle Coin Pin (Item KJEWELRY 2-21)

DESCRIPTION: This is small, but beautiful, and the intricate workmanship is exemplary. The eagle is actually intricately constructed from a coin (1896 1-mark piece). We couldn’t possible tell you how it was done, but obviously the artist in acute painstaking work was able to cut into the front of the coin with the eagle and actually fill it with various colors of hard-paste enamel thus creating an extremely beautiful design of the German Imperial Eagle. The gorgeous subtle colors employed in the various enamels serve to offer a Germanophiles’ dream. Imagine wearing this one to the next military show or Oktoberfest. This we are sure is unique and precious.

PRICE: $225.00

 

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Happy Austrian Sailor from WWI in Brass (Item KJEWELRY 2-23; WWI 8-6; KRIEG 6-11)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a miniature brass depiction of a K.U.K. Kriegsmarine Matrose (sailor) from WWI. He wears the typical Kriegsmarine hatband on his cap. It’s about 1 3/4 inches high by 1 1/4 inches. This is a really novel and original WWI naval souvenir.

PRICE: $120.00; rare

 

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WWI Patriot’s Brooch (Item KJEWELRY 2-24)

DESCRIPTION: This is one of the iron brooches given by the Kaiser’s government to those patriots in 1916, who answered the call for people to turn over gold objects for the war effort. There were rings, bracelets, even the gold from spectacles. When a ring or a brooch like this was donated a special iron substitute was given to the benefactor. See the set of rings at Item WWI 6-12 for an example of the jewelry in this category. The brooch is 1 5/8 inches in diameter with a white, metallic bezel and jump ring. The depiction on the center is that of a woman offering her jewelry freely and says IN EISERNER ZEIT (In Iron Time) and the year ‘1916.’ The wordage continues on the back with: “GOLD GAB ICH ZUR WEHR, EISEN NAHMICH ICH ZUR EHR. There is an artist’s signature at the bottom (can’t make out the name) This is an important prodigiously meaningful relic denoting the patriotism of the German people.

PRICE: $145.00

 

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Tie Bar Reich’s Kriegsflagge (Item KJEWELRY 2-25; KRIEG 6-12)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a tie bar with the Kaiser’s war flag as its central design nicely done in hard-paste enamel with three-color design. It’s beautifully presented in wonderful detail. The bar is 2 inches long and the flag is 1 inch long and 1/2 inch wide. This is a very colorful and dramatically inspiring piece.

PRICE:  SOLD

 

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Pendant Depicting an Artillery Shell (Item KJEWELRY 2-26; WWI 8-7)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a nickel-sized little pendant that was given by the State of Würtemberg to those who financially supported the war effort at the beginning in 1914. It says: “DURCH KAMPF ZUM SIEG 1914,” “Through struggle will come victory.” It is struck in silver and has the ‘800’ assay mark. This is a neat, little remembrance of the First World War. By the way, it depicts a 42-cm shell in the center whose base is covered in a black, white, and red national German colors.

PRICE: $92.00

 

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Stickpin from the Regiment Named after Kaiser Frederick Wilhelm II (Item KJEWELRY 2-27; PINS 5-16)

DESCRIPTION: This is a superb stickpin with the ‘F.W. II’ intertwined under the Hohenzollern crown. This is a very handsome piece and is highly gold plated. Frederick Wilhelm was the father of the better known Kaiser Wilhelm II. “Kaiser Bill” Frederick was a tragic figure (great in battle, 1870 war), but only Kaiser for 3 months before he died of throat cancer. The regiment, however, still proudly bore his name.

PRICE: $95.00

 

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Silver Stickpin Depicting the Bust Portrait of Paul Von Hindenburg (Item KJEWELRY 2-28 & PINS 8-19)

DESCRIPTION: This solid silver stickpin bears a fine likeness of the famed Field Marshal and second president of the Weimar Republic. He was born October 1847 and died Aug 2, 1934. Born to an aristocratic family he retired from the Prussian Army as a general in 1911. Recalled to duty in WWI he commanded German forces in East Prussia and became a National hero after the Battle of Tannenberg (1914.)  with Eric Ludendorf as his Chief Aide he nominally commanded all German forces until the end of the war, then retired again in 1919 when the Great Depression led to a political crisis. He was elected President of Germany in 1925 after being supported by conservative patriot groups but he was pressured to make the government more independent of Parlimentary controls. In 1930 he allowed Chancellor Heinrich Bruning to dissolve the Reichstag and in the new elections, the National Socialist German Workers Party emerged as the 2nd largest party. In 1932, Hindenburg was reelected President by opponents of the N.S. Party, however, he admired Adolf Hitler and his program and in 1933 he decided after considered thought to appoint Adolf Hitler Chancellor. The stickpin is the size of an American dime, ¾ in diameter.  The pin is in genuine 800 silver and so marked on the back. It is an amazing likeness of the old warrior.  His strong, handome gaze is viewed from the side. At this point please go to our home page and look up our narrative with the title “About Our Rings and Silver Insignia” for the history of how many of these silver items came into our possession. It makes interesting reading.

PRICE: $150.00

 

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Set of Imperial Prussian Cufflinks with Pickelhaube Motif (Item KJEWELRY 2-29)

DESCRIPTION: The Pickelhaube or spike helmet was instituted by the Prussian King Fredrick Wilhelm IV of Prussia in 1842. It had great popularity throughout the world especially after the crushing defeat of the French armies by Kaiser Wilhelm 1 in the Franco-Prussian war of the 1870’s.  The design of the helmet was so innovative that various depictions of it found their way into German art forms from toys to jewelry. We offer here a set of cufflinks that employ the design of these helmets as its feature. They are absolutely period pieces from the 1870’s-80’s.  They are tiny but great looking and completely original.  They have hinged cuff posts that fold to facilitate fastening them to the cuffs. A cute but rare Imperial jewelry item.

PRICE: SOLD

 

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Kaiser Wilhelm II Medallion (Item KJEWELRY 2-30 & WILHELM 9-14)

DESCRIPTION: A silver medallion commemorating the ascendancy of Kaiser Wilhelm II who was the last emperor of Germany, ruling the German empire and the kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to November 1918.  He was the grandson of Queen Victoria of England and was related to many monarchs and princes of Europe. Crowned in 1888, he unfortunately launched Germany after his dismissal of Prince Otto von Bismarck on a rather bellicose new course in foreign affairs that accumulated in his support for Austria, Hungary in the crisis of July 1914 that led to World War One.  He didn’t have much choice in that since Germanic Austria was the blood relation to the German Reich. The silver medallion here is of the type worn by ladies as a pendant and gentlemen might use it on a watch fob. It is struck in pure 800 silver and bears the astounding likeness of the young Kaiser dressed in the helmet and uniform of the Imperial Dragoons. Around his collar he wears the Grand Order of the Black Eagle of Prussia. On the back of the medallion you can see the Imperial Prussian eagle with the Hohenzollern family crest in the middle of the chest below this the date 15 June 1888 with a cluster of the sacred German oak leaves below.  Kaiser Wilhelm had abdicated to Doorn, Holland but there was still strong patriotic feeling for him throughout the Reich by monarchists but even some of the National Socialists revered his memory. He was an endearing monarch and on the flip side a strict authoritarian (Both N.S. attitudes).

The medallion is beautiful in its coin like sculpted detail and should stir the hearts of Germanophiles here and in the Fatherland as well. The war was unfortunate and the ‘Kaiserzeit’ in Germany was a Golden Time indeed. A time of progress in industry, architecture and the arts. Gone never to return. All we have of it are tokens such as this but we can dream, can’t we?

PRICE: SOLD

Artillery Shell Bracelet

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Patriotic Bracelet Made from Artillery Shell from World War 1 (Item KJEWELRY 2-31; WWI 12-22)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an absolutely beautiful bracelet featuring the WWI Iron Cross in enamel flanked by genuine-silver oak leaves. What makes this so unusual is that it is constructed from an actual German brass artillery shell as a remembrance of service in the war and was probably given to a wife or sweetheart by a soldier who had it made possibly by a jeweler in an occupied territory? The piece is put together in the finest of jewelry technique; an examination of the images will reveal the wonderful snap catch and chain with button for attachment or removal and the safety device also nicely installed. This is far from the average souvenir sent from the Front. The presenter most probably was a soldier of officer rank because from the look of it this neat little bauble was undoubtedly expensive even in its time. This a wonderful remembrance of the war to end all wars!! Right?

PRICE: $285.00

 

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Prussian crown as worn by Kaiser Wilhlem I

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Great Relief Figure of Kaiser Wilhelm I (Item KJEWELRY 2-32)

DESCRIPTION: This is a metal likeness of the great Kaiser Wilhelm I of the House of Hohenzollern (Born 1797 died March 9, 1888, in Berlin). He was truly a great sovereign whose consciousness and self-restraint fitted him for collaboration with other strong statesmen in raising his monarchy and the House of Hohenzollern to prominence in Germany and all of Europe during his reign. Among all of his other great statecraft, he devoted himself to the Prussian army and military affairs. He was in his politics fundamentally conservative. He was the leading military expert when it came to resounding victory over France and after. This led to the fact he was acclaimed German Emperor as well as King of Prussia. He received the title in conquered France at Versailles on January 18, 1871. This little metallic remembrance would have been worn by admiring German citizens after Kaiser Wilhelm’s coronation and is rarely found today. But now if you are careful with it perhaps you could wear it or just treasure it as a memento of a strong, moral leader and all the time pray that we in America could someday have such a man leading us.

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It is crafted in fine, detailed, extreme relief and is 2 ¾ inches high and about 1 ½ inches wide at the widest point. It has clip points on the back that would probably secure it to a piece of velvet cloth.

PRICE: $165.00; Truly beautiful.

 

 

 

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