Monthly archive for August 2018

Medal Business – example Oldenburg

Oldenburg Capitular Grand Cross Badge Badge in Wear

A lesser know fact to most German collectors is that every German order had a “Kapitel”, basically a board of directors with secretary and treasurer to tend to the operative and administrative needs of the organization. Not all but a few states made this visible by handing

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, Part II, 1859-1917

                      Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, 1859-1918, Part I

Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery while ministering to the troops under fire or at the front.

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, Part I, 1801-1880

Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by Military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery while ministering to the troops under fire or at the front.

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