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  1. I thought these were also sold as commemorative awards by enterprising jewelers. There does seem to be some evidence that these commemoratives were occasionally worn by older vets as added bling- notably a painting at the Munich City museum of the veterans’ parade in 1865 shows some older guys wearing these on red/white/black ribbons or black/ white ribbons- sort of how modern WW2 vets add specific purchased commemoratives to their groups.
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    An Ethiopian ( Derg) Campaign medal

    Interestingly- in my annual google search of “ ethiopian medal veteran” I came across an Alamay picture of a veteran at last years’ Patriots Parade wearing the above resistance medal - AND that ribbon.
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    Hanseatic Campaign

    Good question. I think there was a BDOS article on these a decade or so ago. Detlev would know.
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    What is this medal

    The movie of the sort of (very rare) medal:
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    Chinese Medal France 1914-1918

    Very unusual . Unkown so far.
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    Lover's photo of Chinese people's Volunteer Army

    Arent they actors? The woman on the left looks like the star of the Red Star Women's’ Battalion film.
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    REPUBLIC OF CHINA RED CROSS MEDAL diploma.

    That is awesome! the old Chinese Republican flag wasnt around long. How,how did that piece survive the Red Guards?
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    Personal Chinese Medal of 1945

    that is awesome!
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    Beijing Panjiayuan Antique Market orderandMedal

    outstanding!! what is the address?
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    What is this medal

    Oh. My. God! That is the holy grail of Korean medal collecting! You are the luckiest collector on the site for 2018! I would cheerfully trade twelve EK1s for that! The value of this medal has skyrocketed since “ Mr Sunshine” aired on KBS/ KBT. Also, one of Asias’ biggest films of last year was about this couples’ daughter- “The Last Princess! “ The last one I saw at auction in the USA went for $2000 and was resold in Seol six weeks later to the Blue House collection for $5000. This is one of the very few independent Korean Empire ( Joeson) medals actually awarded! Estimates are about 1000 were given out- mostly bronze. After the Japanese military intelligence coup d’tat was completed this medal was banned. It is VERY desirable in Korea now!
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    Identification of Ethiopian Medal

    I have looked for years for information about this- including this weekend! So far- nothing!
  12. Is he not holding a police whistle in his left hand?
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    Nassauers at Waterloo / Waterloo Medal

    The Nassau army wasn't all at Waterloo, but everyone in uniform got the medal.
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    Hanseatic Campaign

    I think its good. The Hansa legion actually were issued these in time to wear during the 1815 campaign, where I think they served in France and Paris. It should be real silver. Also, as I recall there were about about 850-880 silver ones awarded and newspapers indicate a few more in later years to veterans. I found an interesting newsparer reference to one stolen in the post from 1848 !
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