Swedish Red Cross Silver Medal for Service in WWII in Original Case with Miniature

Swedish Red Cross Silver Medal for Service in WWII in Original Case with Miniature

Code: mharc20006ssm-CON


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ARTIFACT: Swedish Red Cross Silver Medal for service in WWII in original case with miniature. The center of the medal depicts a cloaked man/solider lifting another from the ground in beautiful relief detail. The outer edge is embellished with a wreath of laurel leaves. The reverse shows the Red Cross with three crowns above it and surrounding it reads: "SVENSKARODAKORSET". The medal is suspended from a red silk ribbon with two thin white stripes. The medal's case is lined with red velvet and white satin, the outside is red and features a brass push-button closure.


SIZE: Approximately Medal: 3-1/2" x 1-3/8" (planchet: 1-1/2" x 1-3/8"); Miniature: 2-5/8" x 5/8" (planchet: 3/4" x 5/8"); Case: 4-1/4" x 2-3/8" x 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling, silk, velvet, satin, canvas wrapped paperboard, brass

ATTACHMENT: Medals: Horizontal pin with "C" type catch on each; Case: Brass push button locking closure, brass hinged lid.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a Red Cross collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-EDK-25-16 LAGEX8/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The medals show minor wear, gorgeous patina, the case is fully intact, overall excellent condition.

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