✚6927✚ Hungarian Kingdom Horthy post WW1 HR Disabled Veteran Badge miniature

£29.99

Original Hungarian Kingdom post WW1 Disabled Veteran Badge (Hadirokkant Jelveny) miniature buttonhole badge, IN VERY NICE WORN CONDITION, SIZE: cca 15 mm, RARE BADGE

HISTORY OF THE AWARD:

HR - Disabled War Veteran Badge (Hadirokkant Jelvény) was instituted in 1931 and was attached to the central part of the ribbon of Commemorative War medal of both classes or Austrian Wound Medal. Circular 22 mm badge made of gilt copper was topped with a Holy Crown of Hungary (Magyar Szent Korona). Its central medallion had two letters “HR” (standing for “Hadirokkant”, i.e. “Disabled War Veteran”) within a laurel wreath  tied at the base by a ribbon tie.