VINTAGE ORIGINAL WW2 NEW ZEALAND SERVICE MEDAL ARMY AIR FORCE NAVY
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Offered for sale is an original WW2 New Zealand Service Medal.
36mm wide circular cupro-nickel medal with fern-leaf ribbon suspender; the face with the head of King George VI facing left, circumscribed ‘GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR. OMN : REX F : D ; IND : IMP. (George VI by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India), signed ‘HP’; the reverse inscribed ‘FOR SERVICE TO NEW ZEALAND’ and dated ‘1939-1945’ above a fern leaf; light surface marks; on original ribbon. The medal was instituted on 30 September 1948 and awarded for a total of 28 days’ full-time service or six months’ part-time service in the Armed Forces of New Zealand, the National Military Reserve or Home Guard between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945. A good example.
||25 × 5 × 5 cm