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Article on the German Close Combat Awards

Awarded in Bronze, Silver And Gold for 15, 30 and 50 days of Close combat
Instituted on 25th November 1942

(N915) A mid to late war Close Combat Clasp in Bronze in it's frail cardboard box of issue. The card case was originally a one piece construction, but this has split and been repaired. The case though is complete ie both pieces are there and has the award's designation printed in black onto the card. The clasp is a mid to late war standard 1st pattern FLL clasp, with a separately soldered hinge and hook and magnetic back plate. The clasp, although it shows no wear, has faded giving a two toned bronze and silver finish. Very scarce to find, in case. GBP 695.00 (UK Pounds)

(GE4) A nice example of an issued and worn Gold Close Combat Clasp. The clasp is the type that was gilt lacquered and shows the frosting and burnishing in places. The clasp retains approximately 90% of it's gilt finish to the front but only about 5% to the reverse. It is also maker marked to the reverse in raised letters and reads as follows, to the lefthand side in 3 lines: FEC.W.E.PEEKHAUS BERLIN , To the right, in three lines; AUSF.A.G.M.u.K.GABLONZ. Nice quality and condition and very scarce to acquire an actual used and worn example of this very rare award.SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 999.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1122) A Close Combat Clasp in bronze being of mid to late war construction, by the well known manufacterer Fredrich Linden of Ludenscheid. The clasp has its original back plate and retains a large percentage of its original finish, although this has faded. The clasp has the usual hinge and hook soldered to the reverse and according to one reference, this is the earlier style before they clamped GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

(R276) A Nice example of a Bronze Close Combat Clasp that has been used and worn in service. The clasp is a maker marked example being of standard quality and construction of this maker. The reverse is marked to the lefthand side FEC W. E. PEEKHAUS BERLIN and to the righthand side AUSF. A.G.MuK GABLONZ. The clasp has a cast in hinge and counter sunk hook. It retains much of its original bronze finish. The onlyl downside is that the back plate is missing. Priced for this. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)


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