Italy - Army/Infantry - Document, Medal

Description
Italy - Army/Infantry - Document, Medal
Original - Bronze, Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated) - Very good condition

6 military medals + decree awarding the medal (with illustrations by Duilio Cambellotti)

- Decree issued by the Ministry of War awarding a medal in memory World War I. Dated 1921.
A medal for the War of 1915-18 is pinned to the document. It is the medal “coniata nel bronzo nemico” (minted with the enemy’s bronze). Made of gilt bronze, complete with tricolour ribbon.

- Medal for the Unification of Italy 1848-1918, version of 1922. Its proceeds were donated to the National Association of Mothers and Widows of the Fallen in War. Complete with tricolour ribbon.

- Medal for the War of 1915-18, “conianta nel bronzo nemico”, complete with tricolour ribbon and 4 bars (years 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918)

- Inter-Allied Victory Medal, complete with rainbow ribbon.

- Two War Merit Crosses, one with a white and blue ribbon, one without ribbon.

The medals are in good/excellent condition. The decree has small signs of wear, some small stains and fold marks

Lot details
Type
Document, Medal
Country of Origin
Italy
Army Unit
Army/Infantry
Material
Bronze, Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated)
Condition
Very good condition
Original/ Replica
Original
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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