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Finland WWII Red Cross Silver Medal of Merit Military 1931 Dated 1952 by Alexander Tillander

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Finland WWII Red Cross Silver Medal of Merit Military 1931 Dated 1952 by Alexander Tillander

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US$320.00


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FINLAND: Finnish Red Cross Silver Medal of 
Merit. 
On the obverse: "Inter Arma Caritas " (Latin: 
Mercy/Charity in Times of War)
On the reverse: "Finnish Red Cross" in Finnish 
and Swedish.
Maker marked "T in Triangle" (for Alexander 
Tillander's mark since 1946), hallmarked "813H" 
for silver purity and dated "Y6" (1952).
Marked with the crown (National silver mark),
and the "Boat Mark" (for Helsinki).
The Finnish Red Cross was established in 1877 
in order to provide relief to the sick and wounded 
members of the Finnish Guard during/following 
the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. 
The Red Cross decorations were instituted in 
1931 and were awarded for meritorious service. 
This is an early scarce example of the pre WW2 
period.
The medal is rare.

FULL SIZE

post WW2 1939 1945 - 1952

Item 100% original - ribbon original

Condition as on the photos: a knock on  the 
edge of the obverse side (9 o'clock)

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Product Code04049
ConditionUsed

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