WWII German Luftwaffe Large Non Portable Cased Award-This is a huge award, measuring nearly 7 1/4" long and 6" wide. It is produced in steel with a matte black finish. There is an impressive Luftwaffe eagle over a land mass (southern Mediterranean). The script reads " Für Hervorragende Technische Leistungen im Süden" or " For Outstanding Technical Services in the South". This is followed by a facsimile signature of Field Marshal Kesselring who was the commander in chief in the south. The maker is Mitteldeutsche Stahlwerke AG Lauchhammer. There is a hook on the reverse to hang the award. The original case of issue is included. It is pebbled black leatherette with a hinged clasp. The interior is compartmented. The lower section is off white flocking while the upper lid is white rayon. There is some minor wear and discoloration to the case, the award is excellent!