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The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

Article about: Here is a nice new addition to my collection. A grouping of the Hungarian War Commemorative Medal for WWI consisting of a mounted full-sized medal, a miniature medal, an award certificate to

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    Just in is this nice six-place ribbon bar, which also has the non-combatant ribbons for the Hungarian and Bulgarian medal. Apparently, the bar was worn by a medic, physician or even nurse of the German Red Cross.

    Obverse view, showing its age with wear, patina, stains and fading from sunlight exposure, the latter being particularly heavy on the ribbon for the Bulgarian medal:

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    The reverse has aged a bit better:

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    The decorations are, from left to right:

    • Ehrenkreuz für Kriegsteilnehmer [Honor Cross for Participants in the War] (Germany)
    • Rote-Kreuz-Medaille 2. Klasse [Red Cross Medal 2nd Class] (Prussia)
    • Rote-Kreuz-Medaille 3. Klasse [Red Cross Medal 3rd Class] (Prussia)
    • Kriegserinnerungsmedaille [War Commemorative Medal] (Austria)
    • Magyar Háborús Emlékérem [Hungarian War Commemorative Medal] (Hungary)
    • Медаль за участие в Европейской войне [War Commemorative Medal] (Bulgaria)

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    very nice!

    I just got these 2 different ones recently - one with small "bronz" marking on the side and one without:

    with no "bronz" marking:
    The Hungarian War Commemorative MedalThe Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    with "bronz" marking:
    The Hungarian War Commemorative MedalThe Hungarian War Commemorative MedalThe Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    cheers,
    Fabe

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    I have finally added an example of the non-combatants' medal to my collection as well:

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

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    Quote by HPL2008 View Post
    I have finally added an example of the non-combatants' medal to my collection as well:

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal

    The Hungarian War Commemorative Medal
    Nice! This one is not as common as the one with swords...

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