Medal for Combat Merit #741100
Made of solid silver. It measures 32.04 mm in diameter and 2.35 mm in thickness at the very edge of the medal. The height of the medal is 37.15 mm (including the eyelet) and it weighs 18.2 gram without its suspension.
This original WW2 medal for Combat Merit medal is in worn condition with medium wear on the higher laying parts. The red lacquer is almost completely gone. It comes with its time period double layer suspension and old ribbon. The connection ring between the medal and suspension has been cut.
Nice combat appearance despite its condition
Most likely awarded during the second half of 1943
Good research potential!
This military medal awarded for “combat action resulting in a military success”; “courageous defence of the state borders”; or “successful military and political training and preparation”. Also awarded for 10 years of service prior to the creation of the long service awards.
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