Hi, all. I was just looking for a little help with these two crosses I saw recently.
The first EK2 looks okay to me but I am not certain nor am I sure the ribbon is original.
The 2nd cross is odd and would appear to be a WWI EK1 that is marked 800 on the pin. It is unusually large...looking to be about 1 1/2 times the size of a regular issue cross (pic shown for comparison.)
If authentic, a thought that has been put forth about this 2nd cross is that the original owner might have been a higher ranking military official who wished it to appear larger than a regular EK I and had this commissioned by a private jeweler.
Any thoughts on these two pieces are most appreciated!