This is an amazing photograph in a high-quality patriotic frame. The frame measures 5 1/8″ x 3 1/8.” The image within the frame measures 3 1/4″ x2 1/4.” The photograph shows a man who appears to be in his 40’s. He is wearing an Iron Cross boutonniere in his buttonhole. Now what is especially interesting is that it appears that oak leaves are directly above the Iron Cross. If this is correct, then this would be for an 1870 Iron Cross 2nd Class with the Twenty-Five Year Oak Leaves. I do not necessarily think the photograph was taken during the war years. The frame is beautifully manufactured. It is elaborately made. At the very top is a 1914 Iron Cross surrounded by oak leaves. A swing away easel is attached to the frame’s back, which allows display of both photo and frame. A manufacturer’s hallmarking appears on the frame’s lower edge.