Original German / Bavarian post WW2 Red Cross Decoration for 25 Years of Services - IN MINT CONDITION, IN ORIGINAL AWARD CASE, INTACT ENAMEL, ON ORIGINAL RIBBON WITH PERFECT PIN DEVICE, A REALLY GOOD EXAMPLE
HISTORY OF THE AWARD:
German / Bavarian post WW2 Red Cross Decoration for 25 Years of Services (Ehrenzeichen des Bayrischen Landesvereins vom Roten Kreuz für 25 Dienstjähren) - The Decoration was awarded from 1957 to 1972. Two piece construction in bronze and white, red, and blue enamels; on a loop for suspension; with its period original ribbon featuring a sewn-on horizontal pinback; measuring 46 mm x 42 mm; weighing 18 grams. Gilt bronze cross pattée alisée with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion imposed with a red enamel Greek (Geneva) cross on a white ground within a blue enamel circle, the state arms of Bavaria in red and blue enamel on the upper arm, the figures ‘XXV’ (25) on the lower arm; the reverse plain. Accompanied by its case of issue; constructed of cardstock with a dark blue faux leather (leatherette) exterior; measuring 107 mm x 69 mm.