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Thank you Lambert!
Unfortunately I do not have this book! I do not speak English and do not read!

I need an electronic version to use the translator!

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Dear all,

 

Could you please help confirming what type this medal is? Official, unofficial, copy? 

I am considering purchasing it.

Thanks a lot!

 

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On 07/08/2018 at 8:19 AM, Zsebora said:

Dear all,

 

Could you please help confirming what type this medal is? Official, unofficial, copy? 

I am considering purchasing it.

Thanks a lot!

 

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No, it's an Unofficial Type 2. without the sculptor's signature.

Note the absence of "O" on the back of the medal. Possibly made in France
It's a very hard medal to find I consider Rare.   A ribbon is invaluable.

 

Lambert 

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13 hours ago, lambert said:

No, it's an Unofficial Type 2. without the sculptor's signature.

Note the absence of "O" on the back of the medal. Possibly made in France
It's a very hard medal to find I consider Rare.   A ribbon is invaluable.

 

Lambert 

Hi,

 

Thanks a lot. I am not an expert in interallied vic medals, so cannot judge the difference of the many manufacturers and types, even within the specific country versions. I am a collector of Kuk decorations as being Hungarian and when took it to my mind to acquire the most notable medals of the "enemy" I came to be more and more excited about these medals. 

So being rare what does it mean exactly, as an unofficial medal (which I have always considered 2nd rate) it can be more valuable and/or expensive than an official one?O.o

Thank you in advance.

 

Gábor

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Hi Gábor..

Not necessarily, although it is "rare" it is not an official medal, so price quotation may not mean it is more coveted. I always give more value to the OFFICIAL medal. But for who Collects the VICs (Victory Medals), (not a very large group) These medals can be quite interesting. I what I think.

 

Best Regards

Lambert 

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