Orders of the St. John to a Lady Ambulance Officer 1926 British Empire
Women’s Breast Badge (two-piece construction, Sterling silver with white and black enamels, 36.5 mm, original bow-tied ribbon with pinback); and Miniature. Women’s Breast Badge two-piece construction, Stirling silver with white and black enamels, 18.7 mm, original ribbon, white enamel. Full size original medal in good condition within its original case. Also with a m. Women’s Breast Badge. The enamel from the full size medal is in perfect condition. From the Miniature Women’s Breast Badge mini. Is only missing a small chip (cross tip)of the enamel. Overall everything is in a nice condition. Service medal of the order of St. Engraved and presented to 5790 L/ Supt. Comes in his original case, with the original ribbon and clasp. The case need some restoration, its missing a side. Silver medals were awarded between 1892 and 1948. The round medal depicted a cross of Malta embossed with two lions and two unicorns in their arms. The background was blackened so that the cross was more visible. The medals before 1948 are from Stirling silver but were never marked. Don´t know why, but you find no marked awarded ones! This coin remained in use with little change until 1984. Especially in the later insignia the quality is very bad. This is associated with the large number of brothers; every year between 250 and 400 brothers and sisters are appointed. The item “Orders of the St. John to a Lady Ambulance Officer 1926 British Empire” is in sale since Sunday, February 18, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “hakkie1″ and is located in Lelystad. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom