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Title Franz Josef I small KuK gallantry medal, tailor's copy
Nationality Austrian
Period c 1914
Price £30.00

Note the lack of maker's initials on the shoulder of the emperor's bust - this mark was always found on official issue medals. However, there would appear to be a maker's mark on the reverse ('S.G.A.'). Typically this would have been worn on the tunic, while the original would have been treasured in its box.

The ribbon was red and white (missing). This also lacks the suspension ring and is probably of Great War vintage. The condition is otherwise GVF, with some contact wear. It measures 3.1cm across.

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[Militaria : Medals : Austrian : 20th Century]

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I received the sword and belt this afternoon. Always a bit of a risk buying this sort of thing online but I'm very pleased with the quality of the sword and scabbard...

P R, UK, 28.08.2014

I recieved the medal today and I am very pleased with the quality. It is in excellent condition, both the medal and the ribbon, for an original.

M T, UK, 30.11.2006

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