Germany, Second World War (WW2), Third Reich cased War Order of the German Cross in silver by C.F. Zimmermann, Pforzheim. Very fine and scarce eight-pointed silver star. Mounted on the star, set on a red enamel ground, a gilt laurel wreath with 1941 to the base. Within the wreath, a silvered edged black enamel swastika set on matt silver. The front secured with four open rivets, complete with hinged vertical tapered flat pin, the underside of pin stamped ‘20’, and securing hook. Minor service wear otherwise VGC. Housed in original back leatherette case. The German Cross Instituted by Adolf Hitler for the Wehrmacht on 29th September 1941 and designed by Professor Klien of Munich.