Rare Imperial Germany Medal Group Of 5 Inc China War Boxer Rebellion Peking 1900
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Rare Imperial Germany Medal Group Of 5 Inc China War Boxer Rebellion Peking 1900:
On offer is below following original full-size Imperial Germany un-attributed multi-clasp China 'Boxer Rebellion' 1900, and Great War gallantry, campaign & long service mounted medal group (Gross Ordensspange) of 5;
- Prussia: Iron Cross 1914 (Eisernes Kreuz). 2nd Class issue
- Germany: Cross of Honour 1914-18. Combatants issue with crossed swords
- Imperial: China Medal 1900 (China-Denkmünze) 3 x clasps 'Nan-Hung-Men' 'Liang-Hsiang-Hsien' & 'Peking'
- Prussia: Long Service Medal. 2nd Class in bronze for 12 years service
- Hungary: Regency period - War Commemorative Medal 1914-18. Combatants medal
Note: The China Medal is combattants issue in copper gilt, with 2 xofficially approved clasps, i.e., 'Liang-Hsiang-Hsien' & 'Peking' (only an estimated 251 x Marines from the III Seebataillon which was the German Marines or Naval Infantry battalion based permanently at Tsingtao, North China, from 1898, as garrison battalion to the East Asia Squadron base at Tsingtao) and the unofficial clasp 'Nan-Hung-Men'. Although the 'Peking' clasp was intended only for purchase and wear by recipients - where qualified - of III Seebataillon who had been at the 'Defence of Legations' in Peking 1900, in practise veterans who were in the relief and or post-siege occupation forces often also purchased and wore the 'Peking' clasp, albeit they may not have bene original defenders. All of the contemporary bronze-gilt 'tailors' clasps on the China medal are each attached with what appear to be either a single strap to reverse, or two bend-over pin fittings placed at either end of the backstraps of the clasps
The group mounted in the German style and presumably as-worn. The ribands all being contemporary issues and the reverse of the mounting bar retaining the original long hinged pin and clasp fitting. The red felt pad on the reverse of the mounting bar having the ink address of the military outfitter who mounted the medals, of which we think says; F. Brisch Sohn Nachflg, of Franz Ackermann, Koblenz (see illustrations for reverse image)
Note: The medal group here illustrated is what you are offerding on and is what you will receivePostage: Due to & Paypal rules and vendor liabilities, all items are sent by secure – and insured - signed for Royal Mail mail services. Ordinary mail (domestic/international) services are not offered, under any circumstance Combined Postage: If you require multiple items to be sent under Combined Postage this can be done, and invoice will be sent after close of sale to reflect the correct postage. Typically for combined postage each additional single medal item will attract a nominal additional charge of 50 pence (for UK) or GBP 1 (Overseas destinations)
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