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Italy: Africa Campaign Medal 1887-1898. Bronze issue. No clasp
The medal was first instituted in 1894, and made retrospective to include campaigns dating back to 1884
The geogrpahic scope of this campaign medal covered many areas and campaigns that took place in the Horn of Africa, during the colonial 'Scramble for Africa'. Most notable in this period was the ill-fated Italian expedition to Ethiopia 1895.1896, where at the Battle of Adowa,on 1 March 1896 an Italian force of approximately 17,700 men was defeated by the Ethiopians - with the Italians losing an estimated 6394 men killed in the battle (Ethiopian losses are estimated to have been 3867 killed)
Condition: About EF
Code: 19067Price: 85.00 GBP
Italy: Commemorative Medal for the War of 1915-1918 (Medaglia Commemorativa della Guerra 1915-1918)
This the medal type struck by Società Italiana Medaglia of Rome
Code: 16261Price: 20.00 GBP
Italy: War Commemorative Medal 1915-1918. Type I. No clasp. With makers for 'Sacchini, Milano'
Fitted with original soiled silk 'moire' riband.
Condition: About GVF
Code: 19061Price: 20.00 GBP
Italy: War Commemorative Medal 1915-1918. Type I. No clasp With makers marks for 'S. J. Johnson Milano'
Code: 19062Price: 20.00 GBP
Italy: War Commemorative Medal 1915-1918. Type I. With dated clasp '1915'. With makers marks for 'S. Johnson Milano'
Code: 19060Price: 30.00 GBP
Italy: War Commemorative Medal 1915-1918. Type I. With dated clasp '1917'. With makers marks for 'S. Johnson Milano'
Code: 19059Price: 30.00 GBP
Italy: Interallied Victory Medal 1918. With makers marks for 'Sacchini, Milano'
Code: 19055Price: 25.00 GBP
Italy: Interallied Victory Medal 1918. With makers marks for 'S. Johnson Milano'
Code: 19058Price: 25.00 GBP
Italy: Commemorative Cross for the Campaign in Spain 1936-1939 (Croce Commemorativa della Campagna di Spagna)
Brass metal with ring suspension. Dimension of the cross arms is approx 36.8mm
The decoration was instituted in 1940, for award to members of theThe Corps of Volunteer Troops (Corpo Truppe Volontarie, or CTV) who had distinguished themselves in battle during the Spanish Civil War. The Corps of Volunteer Troops, or CTV, was the Fascist Italian expeditionary force sent to Spain to support the Nationalist forces under General Francisco Franco against the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War. The ranks of the CTC were drawn from amongst both Italian regualrs of the Italian Armed Forces, as well as Fascist Militia who had volunteered for overseas service in Spain. It is estimated that more then 78,000 x Italians served in Spain, of which more then 3,000 werre killed in action and between approximatly 10,500-12,000 were wounded
Code: 19054Price: 65.00 GBP
Italy: War Medal 1940-43 (La medaglia commemorativa del periodo bellico 1940–43). With 3 x clasps '1940' 1941' & '1942'
The medal with makers marks for 'S. Johnson'
Initially Instituted as a 'War Memorial Badge' (Riband) on 17 November 1948, the award was restyled a Medal by the Decree of 6 May 1959. The basic qualifying criteria was 3 months service, in the uniformed services of the state, during the war 'against the allies'. The time element was waived in case of those killed or wounded on active service, or for those decorated for bravery or mentioned in despatches
The 4 x service clasps awarded for this medal are;
"1940" "1941" "1942" & "1943"
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