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Title Kaiser Karl bronze gallantry medal
Nationality Austrian
Period c 1917-18
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This is the basic KuK award for bravery in the reign of Kaiser Karl, who succeeded Franz Joseph on his death in the winter of 1916. He reigned until November 1918, when he abdicated and went into exile. It is an official issue, as the designer's name Kautsch is in raised letters on the emperor's shoulder - tailors' copies do not have this feature.

The ribbon would have been red and white arranged in the form of a triangle. The medal (31mm diameter) is made of bronze and its condition is near EF.

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[Militaria : Medals : Austrian : 20th Century]

testimonials

Hi Chris, just to let you know it arrived safely and I am very happy with it, also the condition. I have been looking for a while for that particular style and maker.. Thanks again for everything and I shall now be keeping an eye on your web page.

C A, UK, 28.09.2010

We did get it. My son was thrilled. Thanks.

A K, USA, 07.04.2009

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