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Yugoslavia (Democratic Federal Yugoslavia): Medal for Merit to the Nation (Instituted 1945). 1st Type. Bronze Gilt


A first type award with reverse 'Zaglube' legend

Instituted in 1945. The award continued to be awarded after the creation of the post-war (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia). It is estimated that 430,666 awards were made during the life of the medal

Dimension: Approx 37mm in diameter

The medal mounted as worn, the original riband mounted on a five edged suspension mounting plate, this latter retaining its reverse pin and clasp fittings

Condition: EF

Code: 19986

25.00 GBP


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Republic of South Vietnam: Technical Service Medal. 1st Class (Ky-Thuat Boi-Tinh)


Instituted on 5 June 1964 and awarded in two classes

This medal is of superior quality United States manufacture

Complete with crimp brooch, this with makers marks 'Graco-GI'. The brooch complete with intricate long hinged pin & drop lock clasp fittings, as issued

Like many South Vietnamese awards the medal was available for award to qualifying foreign personnel from amongst the allied nations serving in Vietnam, including servicemen from the Commonwealth countries of Australia & New Zealand. Reference 'Medals to Australia' (Williams, Third Edition 1990) it is estimated that 8 x 1st Class & 6 x 2nd Class Technical Service Medals were awarded to Australian personnel

Condition: EF

Code: 19997

30.00 GBP


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Romania (Kingdom): Crusade Against Communism Medal 1942-1944 (Medalia Cruciada Impotriva Comunismului 1942-1944). No clasp(s)


A Romanian strike with designers signature 'P Grant' on obverse

Effectively this was Romania's 'War Medal' for award to their personnel who served in the period 1942-1944, during which Romania was an Axis ally of Nazi Germany, and during which period the Romanian's served in large numbers on the Eastern Front fighting against the forces of the Soviet Union

Condition: GVF

Code: 19999

25.00 GBP


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Pakistan: 1971 Pakistan-India War Medal (Tamgha-e-Jang 1971)


Awarded to all personnel of the Pakistan Armed Forces and specified uniformed services who served during the period of the Pakistan-India War of 1971

Condition: GVF

Code: 20001

10.00 GBP


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Israel: Israel Defence Forces Commemorative Medal of the Doctrine & Training Division (GCHQ)


- Dimension: 40mm
- Weight: 31g
- Obverse: Insignia of the Israel Defence Forces
- Reverse: Legend IDF-Doctrine & Training Division

The reverse of the medallion, has underneath the legend the insignia of the Doctrine & Training Division comprising an 'Owl' with crossed sword / laurel spray & below an open book

The Israel Defence Force Doctrine & Training Division is a formation of General Staff Command, General Headquarters

Condition: EF

Code: 20008

35.00 GBP


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South Korea (Republic): Korean War Service Medal 1950-1953


The Korean War Service Medal also known as the Republic of Korea War Service Medal (ROKWSM), is a military award of South Korea which was first authorized in December 1950

The 1950 issue of the medal was called the 'Incident Participation Medal' and was of a different design

In 1954, the medal was re-styled in name and design, the revised style having 'Crossed Bullets' obverse, and retaining the same riband as the previous medal

The medal retaining the original stitched silk riband, with mounting brooch on reverse. This latter complete with hinged pin and clasp fittings

Complete with titled card box of issue

Note: While instituted as the principal 'War Medal' for award to South Korean service personnel, the medal was subsequently offered to the various participating allied United Nations contingents, some of whom, for example South Africa and Belgium accepted. following the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War, other allied countries have retrospectively accepted the medal, including USA, Australia & New Zealand

Condition: EF

Code: 19953

30.00 GBP


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Rhodesia (UDI): General Service Medal 1968-1980 (35603 Pte E.G. Nelson)


Awarded to 'All-Ranks' of the Rhodesian Armed Forces and qualifying uniformed civilian services personnel (for example British South Africa Police) for service during the long running 'Bush War' between 1968-1980

Condition: GVF

Code: 19756

30.00 GBP


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Organisation of American States (OAS): Medal of Merit


Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch riband that is fitted with long hinged pin and intricate drop lock & clasp fittings

The Organization of American States 'Merit Medal' has it's origins in the 1965 Dominican Republic crisis. A leftist revolution broke out that would have succeeded had it not been for an American military intervention in cooperation with the Organization of American States or OAS. To honor the participants of this campaign the Inter-American Peace Medal For Merit was designed with a Spanish legend and inscription and showing the western hemisphere

The OAS came into being in 1948 with the signing in Bogot?, Colombia, of the Charter of the OAS, which entered into force in December 1951. It was subsequently amended by the Protocol of Buenos Aires, signed in 1967, which entered into force in February 1970; by the Protocol of Cartagena de Indias, signed in 1985, which entered into force in November 1988; by the Protocol of Managua, signed in 1993, which entered into force in January 1996; and by the Protocol of Washington, signed in 1992, which entered into force in September 1997

The Organization was established in order to achieve among its member states?as stipulated in Article 1 of the Charter?"an order of peace and justice, to promote their solidarity, to strengthen their collaboration, and to defend their sovereignty, their territorial integrity, and their independence"

Today, the OAS brings together all 35 independent states of the Americas and constitutes the main political, juridical, and social governmental forum in the Hemisphere. In addition, it has granted permanent observer status to 69 states, as well as to the European Union (EU)

The Organization uses a four-pronged approach to effectively implement its essential purposes, based on its main pillars: democracy, human rights, security, and development

Condition: GVF

Code: 19634

20.00 GBP


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Zimbabwe: Medal for Long and Exemplary Service in the Army


The medal is awarded for 15 years service in the Zimbabwe Army

Condition: About EF

Code: 19631

12.00 GBP


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Thailand: King Rama VII Coronation Medal


The coronation medal was instituted in 1926

The medal suspended from an original length of stitched silk riband

Note: Prajadhipok (also known as Rama VII, November 8, 1893 - May 30, 1941) was the seventh monarch of Siam of the Chakri Dynasty. He was the last absolute monarch and the first constitutional monarch of the country.

Uncommonly for a Siamese Prince and later King, Prajadhipok had strong connections with the United Kingdom not least having been educated in England at Eton College and the Woolwich Military Academy, subsequently being appointed a commission in the Royal Horse Artillery. Prajadhipok was ordered - by his brother the King - to return to Siam shortly after the outbreak of the Great War. Prajadhipok became the King of Siam on the death of his brother on 26 November 1925, with his official coronation taking place on 25 February 1926. Following a period of financial & political crisisin the early 1930's, King Prajadhipok chose to abdicate on 2 March 1935. Following his abdication the former King relocated to England, where helived and later died at Virginia Water, Surrey, on 30 May 1941

To date, King Prajadhipok is unique as bring the the only Siamese monarch of the Chakri Dynasty to have abdicated

Condition: Toned about EF

Code: 19632

30.00 GBP


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