1890s Austrian Teutonic Order Professed Knight Badge (aka Priest Cross)
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1890s Austrian Teutonic Order Professed Knight Badge (aka Priest Cross)

Code: z99oma00001t


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1890s Austrian Teutonic Order badge for a Professed Knight (also known as a Priest Cross) in enameled silver. The original German Order of the Teutonic Knights was instituted in the twelfth century by a German Crusader, Duke Frederick of Swabia. The badge is Austrian-made and has silver marks on both the pin and the catch. It would have been worn upon the breast.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/16" in height and 2-3/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical T-style pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: Silver marks: AKA A A(?) on pin; mark (possibly hand with two fingers crossed?) on catch.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an Austrian militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBCJX09 LFGEX9/13 SEIJX11/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has some light wear and minor tarnish only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.