Das Ehren- und Erinnerungskreuz des Marinekorps Flandern
also known as the “Flandernkreuz”.
Not often encountered is this ww1 Bronze cross medal, approx. 40mm x 40mm + ribbon suspension rings, With crossed swords between the cross’s arms, and on the front, a central medallion with, within a laurel wreath, an anchor on the letter “W” (Emperor Wilhelm) under the Imperial crown. The cross’s arms bear the text “Zur See, Im Felde, Unbesiegt” / On the seas, in the field, unvanquished.
The reverse has the “Kriegsflagge”, the German Navy Battle Flag, in the laurel wreathed medaillon.
With a Flemish lion in the upper arm & the text “MARINE-KORPS – 1914/18”, in the others.
In very good, used condition, usual minor marks/ware etc. On its length of original ribbon.