Rare Early WWI US-Produced German Patriotic Iron for Gold Watch Fob
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Rare Early WWI US-Produced German Patriotic Iron for Gold Watch Fob

Code: gmimpg00011pwf

$165.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare early WWI US-produced German patriotic 'Iron for Gold' watch fob. The center shows an Iron Cross and a sprig of leaves, surrounding it reads: "DEM VATERLAND IN TREUE", "FUR EISEN GOLD ICH WEINE". The reverse shows a maker's mark that reads: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."

VINTAGE: Circa early WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-11/16" x 1-1/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated steel

ATTACHMENT: Loop/lug

MARKINGS: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an Imperial German collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX16 LAFEX10/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The watch fob shows moderate wear, some of the plated details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

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