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German Atlantic Meteor Expedition of 1925-1927 Commemorative Medal

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Red Eagle,

Great award.  I need one of these myself!

Regards,

Gordon

 

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Hi Uwe,

A very nice piece. I have seen one on a bar a few years ago - and i did not buy it :(

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Wonderful item in prostine condition!, Uwe.  You are lucky!

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On 21/01/2019 at 19:59, Eric Stahlhut said:

appears to have the second class ribbon

Imo dont exist a 1st or 2nd class. Its only these one class.

You cant find any resources for two classes.

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the antique photos link you provided in your initial post mentions a first and second class; the photo of both grades shows the difference in ribbon size for each class. the first class had gilt oak leaves suspension for naval officers and civilian scientists, while the second class had a silver oak leaves suspension for crewmen. the gilt oak leaves suspension is smaller in width than the silver, and has a smaller ribbon.

https://www.academia.edu/20385130/The_German_Atlantic_Meteor_Expedition_Medal_1925-27

 

Edited by Eric Stahlhut

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Over the decades I have occasionally seen this wonderful medal come up for sale.  But always alone. 

ixhs: What else was mounted with the Atlantic Meteor medal?

 

Thanks for showing it Uwe!

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