A very impressive 8 award button hole ribbon bar. It is constructed out of multiple pieces of rayon ribbon that have been stitched together to a steel black painted button. The obverse features two crossed broad swords (combatant) attached to a Hindenburg Cross. Looking at the button hole to the left side we see the ribbons for the: Imperial 2nd Class Iron Cross 1914, Imperial Prussian Merit Cross for War Aid, Combatants Hungarian 1914-1918 Commemorative Medal and the Bulgarian Defense Commemorative Medal 1915-18. To the right hand side are ribbons for the: Friedrich August War Medal, Franco Prussian War 1870-71 Medal, The China Medal, the Austrian - War Commemorative Medal. To the back they are all attached with black string to a button that reads: “C.A. Westmann, Dresden”. It measures 1 7/8 inches wide by 5/8 of an inch tall. A very impressive piece!
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