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**SOLD** WW2 AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP COMMEMORATIVE CROSS IN CASE – POLAND

***SOLD*** Offered is an original Polish Auschwitz Commemorative Cross, being a 43 mm wide silvered metal Greek cross with laterally pierced ring for ribbon suspension; the face with fence posts and barbed wire with an inverted red triangle imposed bearing the letter ‘P’ as worn by Polish camp prisoners; the reverse inscribed ‘RP’ (Polish Republic) and ‘WIĘŹNIOM HITLEROWSKICH OBOZÓW KONCENTRACYJNYCH’ (To the prisoners of Hitlerite concentration camps); on original ribbon representative of the clothing worn by prisoners. Comes in the fitted red card award case with a facsimile in gilt of the Polish eagle to front. The Cross was instituted...

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Offered is an original Polish Auschwitz Commemorative Cross, being a 43 mm wide silvered metal Greek cross with laterally pierced ring for ribbon suspension; the face with fence posts and barbed wire with an inverted red triangle imposed bearing the letter ‘P’ as worn by Polish camp prisoners; the reverse inscribed ‘RP’ (Polish Republic) and ‘WIĘŹNIOM HITLEROWSKICH OBOZÓW KONCENTRACYJNYCH’ (To the prisoners of Hitlerite concentration camps); on original ribbon representative of the clothing worn by prisoners. Comes in the fitted red card award case with a facsimile in gilt of the Polish eagle to front.

The Cross was instituted by order of the State Council (Rada Państwa) on 14 March 1985 and awarded to former prisoners of Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. It ceased to be awarded in 1999.

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 6 cm