S Crown to centre, inside beige velvet lining to base and cream silk padded roof. Light surface marks consistent with age and genuine use to case, in correct working order. Medal in superb condition Size of medal excluding ribbon 46mm x 44mm. The Queen South Africa Medal is missing from this set.
The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces and used to be awarded to officers of other Commonwealth countries. The MC is granted in recognition of "an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy on land to all members, of any rank in Our Armed Forces" In 1979, the Queen approved a proposal that a number of awards, including the Military Cross, could be awarded posthumously. Full size MC in Case in great condition with much age toning. The miniature ribbon set with pin back attachment, the MC miniature is extremely fragile and only attached to the ribbon by a few strands.
The Military Cross is two awards away from the Victoria Cross which is the highest award one can get in the British Military. Maybe a gift for someone special, birthdays , christenings , all occasions, for your own collection maybe. The item "Original WWI Silver Full Size Military Cross Gallantry Medal with Miniatures" is in sale since Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "uksilverantiques" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.