GERMANY – RED CROSS MEDAL – 3rd CLASS – ORIGINAL PRESENTATION CASE
The Red Cross Medal 3rd Class was awarded to workers who assisted in Red Cross activities.
The medal is gilt-toned and measures 1 1/4″ in diameter. The obverse features a cross. The top of each arm is crowned. Among the arms are the letters “W,” “R,” “V,” and “A.”
The reverse has the words “Für Verdienste um das Rothe Kreuz,” along with a branch of leaves. Attached to the medal is a ribbon featuring a wide red band, trimmed with two smaller red, black, and white bands.
The ribbon is 3 1/4″ long. It is attached to a jump ring.
The presentation case is red leatherette, measuring 2 ½” x 2″ x 3/4.” Some minor scuffing shows on the upper lid. Inside, we see a white, silk, upper liner, and a black, velvet, lower half where the decoration is housed.
The entire presentation is in very fine condition.