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Title Bronze medallion of 42cm Imperial Austrian mortar
Nationality Austrian
Period 1914-16

This fine bronze table medal (approx 6cms) commemmorates Baron von Krobatin's service as War Minister, 1914-16. It is signed by the artist (A.HARTIG) on both sides. The reverse shows the 42cm mortar, the largest of the Austrian mortars of WW1. An example of this can be seen in Vienna.

The condition is excellent, the mortar side being slightly crisper with more traces of original gilt finish. The bust of the general has lost some of its gilt and has begun to patinate to a not displeasing colour (perhaps kept uppermost in a case in someone's cabinet).

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Medals : Austrian : 20th Century]


All the goods have arrived and they're in perfect conditions. It was a pleasure doing business with you.

S A, Italy, 17.03.2011

I received the book yesterday and I must say I am delighted with it, a cracking piece of work ... A very big thank you for perservering and getting the book to me, a big thumbs up for you and your business.

C B, UK, 05.01.2006