(Schleischer Adler)


Date Instituted

16 June 1919


Taken part in the defense of Silesia

2nd Class: Three months service
1st Class: Six months service

Number awarded


Estimated price

1st Class with oak leaves and swords - €300-350
1st Class with oak leaves - €250-300
1st Class with swords - €160-180
1st Class - €100-130
2nd Class with oak leaves and swords - €300-350
2nd Class with oak leaves - €200-250
2nd Class with swords - €140-150
2nd Class - €80-100

SS-Brigadeführer Franz Hayler
(Courtesy of Phil Nix)

Generalleutnant Friedrich August Schack
(Courtesy of Bundesarchiv/Wikimedia, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 Germany)


This was one of the few Freikorps awards that were allowed to be worn on uniforms during the Third Reich.

Photo courtesy of Gailen David Militaria

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)