Romania Kingdom, ORDER of Aeronautical Virtues, Golden Cross with Swords in Box
Romanian Air Force Bravery/Merit Gold Cross with Swords and Case of Issue: bronze gilt, approx. 43mm (width) x 51mm(height) with ribbon and in extremely fine condition. Case interior stamped “Monetaria Nationala” and “Virtutea Aeronautica Crucea de Aur”. No maker mark on badge. Ribbon is period piece that meets black light test (no glow under UV light) but not one usually found with this type award (white gold stripes on either edge). The Order was established in July 1930 by Carol II and awarded to civilian and military air personnel and air cadets. The order was the fourth highest Military Award for Romanian Air Force personnel. It was also awarded to German Luftwaffe officers serving with Romanian Air Force during WW2. The badge is based on the same design as the. Order of Michael the Brave. But with a small shield of the Lesser Coat of Arms in the middle of the badge. The item “Romania Kingdom, ORDER of Aeronautical Virtues, Golden Cross with Swords in Box” is in sale since Monday, May 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “gfc-collectibles” and is located in Staunton, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Romania