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Title Kaiser Karl Truppen Kreuz
Nationality Austrian
Period 1916
Sold

Instituted on 13 December 1916 for award to all service personnel who had seen at least 12 months' field service before the enemy and who had participated in at least one battle, this is medal is struck in zinc. The Latin motto, Vitam et Sanguinem, means 'With life and blood'.

It has its original clean ribbon, slightly faded on the front, and the original grey patination on both sides.

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[Militaria : Medals : Austrian : 20th Century]

testimonials

It got here this morning, presumably delayed by the holidays. It is perfect, indeed better than I was expecting.

G W, USA, 11.01.2012

Just a note to confirm that the [helmet plate centre] has arrived safely. It is a superb piece. Thank you.

G S, UK, 19.07.2008

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