ANTIQUE LEGION D'HONNEUR 1870 MEDAL-SIGNS OF AGEING AND WEAR-VERY RARE ITEM-FREE POSTAGE WORLDWIDE

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    ANTIQUE LEGION D'HONNEUR 1870 MEDAL-VERY RARE ITEM-SIGNS OF AGEING AND WEAR-FREE POSTAGE WORLDWIDE

    This item is an antique French Legion D'Honneur 1870 medal with tricolore ribbon (Weight: 23.9g)

    The medal dates from the end of the 19th Century (1870) and is made of metal with white covered enamel at the bottom set on a green enamel laurel wreath, with a smaller green enamel laurel wreath above

    The centre of the medal has two French flags set in a gold coloured background with the reverse showing the female head of France and the year 1870 is on the bottom 

    The badge of the Legion depicts this head with the inscription “République Française”; the reverse side has a set of crossed tricolours with the motto “Honneur et Patrie”

    No details of the medal awarded are available but the possible recipient won 2 Legion D'Honneurs and the second which is in better condition is being sold separately and available on Bankrupt Fashion 

    These medals were part of a larger collection and the recipient is possibly 7462D A - W.SMITH  - D.H. R.N.R (Royal Naval Reserve) as there were some different First World War medals awarded to him in this collection which is being sold separately on Bankrupt Fashion

    There is a 1914-15 Mons Star, King George V First World War medal, a 1914-1919 Great War for Civilisation medal and both Legion D'Honneurs came with those medals

    ***Please note this listing is only for ONE medal and it is the Legion D'Honneur as pictured in the listing with the ribbon and no other medals or items are included***

    The Legion D'Honneur is used and overall is in fair condition with visible signs of wear and ageing and the medal has the following measurements:

    Medal length: 7.3cm (including top ring);

    Medal (main part at bottom): 4.3cm x 4.1cm;

    Laurel wreath at top: 2.3cm x 1.5cm

    This is a very rare and collectible item that will be sold and shipped from overseas using registered and express airmail, fully tracked online with FREE POSTAGE to ANYWHERE in the WORLD!!

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