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HESSE-DARMSTADT – MILITARY RED CROSS SERVICE CROSS

SKU: 05-1772

$115.00

This is an interesting decoration that comes from the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt. It is the Military Red Cross Service Cross. It was awarded to soldiers who were serving in a Red Cross capacity. It is an interestingly-shaped cross, of a type rarely seen among German decorations…

 

Height: in
Width: 1.5in
Length: 1.5in

 

HESSE-DARMSTADT – MILITARY RED CROSS SERVICE CROSS

This is an interesting decoration that comes from the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt. It is the Military Red Cross Service Cross. It was awarded to soldiers who were serving in a Red Cross capacity.

  • It is an interestingly-shaped cross, of a type rarely seen among German decorations
  • The cross is gilt-toned and on the obverse we see “Für Pflege der Soldaten( For Nursing Soldiers)” and 1914
  • On the reverse it reads “Den 25 ten August 1870(The 25th August 1870),” when the award was established
  • It comes attached to a red and gold ribbon
  • Very fine condition

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HESSE-DARMSTADT – MILITARY RED CROSS SERVICE CROSS

This is an interesting decoration that comes from the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt. It is the Military Red Cross Service Cross. It was awarded to soldiers who were serving in a Red Cross capacity.

  • It is an interestingly-shaped cross, of a type rarely seen among German decorations
  • The cross is gilt-toned and on the obverse we see “Für Pflege der Soldaten( For Nursing Soldiers)” and 1914
  • On the reverse it reads “Den 25 ten August 1870(The 25th August 1870),” when the award was established
  • It comes attached to a red and gold ribbon
  • Very fine condition

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TO READ MORE ABOUTH HESSE-DARMSTADT – CLICK HERE

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Dimensions1.5 × 1.5 in