World War I (WWI) Iron Cross I class (Eisernes Kreuz I. Klasse). Instituted on 5.8.1914 by Emperor Wilhelm II award during WW I. The cross has a three piece construction and has a magnetic core and silver frame , the pin and cath are complete and working. The cross is maker marked with a '' WS '' is one varianst made by Wagner & Sohn, Berlin . The cross is complete with original WWI case as foud together . Nice original WW1 Iron Cross I Class set .