Rare Ca. 1951 Republic of Korea Order of Military Merit, 2nd Class, 1st Type, and #'d

Rare Ca. 1951 Republic of Korea Order of Military Merit, 2nd Class, 1st Type, and #'d

Code: omm50002rok


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Rare circa 1951 Republic of Korea Order of Military Merit, 2nd Class, 1st Type in gilt and enameled silver. This example is #'d and is shaped like a Maltese cross, the center of which shows a sword against a red enameled background and an outer ring that features a nicely detailed wreath in green and white enamel. The medallion is suspended from a faded silk ribbon, red with three thin white stripes on either side. The reverse is numbered: "737" and is surrounded with Korean lettering. This medal was awarded to both Korean and foreign military personnel.

VINTAGE: Circa 1951

SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2" x 1-11/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled and gilt silver, silk ribbon, nickel pin

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety style pin


ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX16 LAAIEX10/16

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The medal shows moderate wear, fractures in the enamel with a small spot missing, the ribbon has faded with time, some of the gilt plated details remain, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.